Switch Software Extends US Footprint, Partners With Global Forbes 2000 List Member Amidst Trump Visa Crackdown

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South America Continues as Proven Alternative to India for US-based Corporations, Trump Adds to Fire Allied World Assurance Company (AWAC) is publicly-traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with US headquarters in New York City, and was a member of Forbes World’s 2000 Biggest Public Companies list in 2015 (source: Forbes). AWAC handles more than $10B […]

Outsourcing Software Development

The Role of Outsourcing in the Future of IT Services: The New World of Work Meets Outsourcing

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  Where does the “New World of Work” leave Outsourcing?   It’s no secret that great local technical talent is expensive and difficult to hire across a number of industries, especially in places like SF and NYC. Meanwhile, smart and ambitious engineers around the world are looking for the best opportunities, which may not be […]


Switch Embraces Dallas Tech Scene at Techweek Dallas – 2016

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Switch will be in Dallas this week, attending Techweek Dallas – 2016 (10/31 – 11/6), as we continue our mission to change the way the global tech ecosystem supports innovation by combining trusting relationships, tight domestic collaboration and nearshore technologists with committed teams in both North and South America. We are looking forward to the opportunity of connecting with […]

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Do You Really Want a Full Stack Developer?

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In the competitive and constantly shifting market for software development talent, it increasingly seems as if start-up founders, product heads, and IT leaders have the same dream: a veteran, motivated full-stack developer capable of handling your entire tech stack while also carrying design and creative responsibility.   But how well-informed is this desire?   First, let’s […]

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Start-Up Week in Austin, TX – “There are Alternative Ways to Finding a Technical Co-Founder”

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This October, our Director of Operations in North America, Nick Scheifler, had a chance to speak at ‘Gasp! There are Alternative Ways to Finding a Technical Founder!’ – a specialty panel at Austin Startup Week. This panel was put together to address the growing need for non-technical innovators to find the right resources to get their […]


Switch Software Enabling Innovators at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco

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Startup founders’ biggest challenge is finding someone to design and write code for them because it is so easy to hire flakes. We’re in the business of cleaning up after these messes and helping startups avoid them altogether. Switch has chosen Disrupt San Francisco 2016, one of the world’s hottest startup and tech conferences, to launch […]

Nearshore Software Development

Switch says Nearshore is more than Location

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  Collaboration vs. Location Nearshore is the main topic of conversation in the IT Outsourcing industry. The term “Nearshore” naturally brings your attention to the location of the outsourcing firm. This would lead you to believe that ‘nearness’ of the firm in geography to the client directly relates to a quality experience. But is this really true? All too […]