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4/28/2014
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Ukraine Tech Firms Seek Work Amid Turmoil

Lezgro, a 50-person IT outsourcing firm, urges Western companies to move IT work from Russia to Ukraine to take advantage of country's tech talent.

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asksqn
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4/29/2014 | 4:40:09 PM
Ukraine blue light special
The only advantage I see in using Ukraine tech at the moment is a deeply discounted talent pool based on the fact that the political upheaval in the country is interfering with the status quo.  Any other facet of advantage, not so much.
Charlie Babcock
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4/28/2014 | 11:36:46 AM
East meets West
The Ukraine hsitorically has had divisions between its eastern and western parts,  but an emerging technology segment to the economy might help bind it together. It also has a legacy of industrious people.
Laurianne
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4/28/2014 | 10:56:07 AM
Outsourcing implications
As Lezgro notes, the dynamics of the situation vary for larger and smaller outsourcing firms. I am sure the company has learned lessons about continuity from previous upheavals elsewhere in the world. But what do you think, readers?
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