Austin – February 20, 2017. The 2017 Global Outsourcing 100 were announced with thirteen Ukrainian firms making the coveted ratings list. The criteria for the selection is based on size and growth; customer references, awards & certifications, programs for innovation, and Corporate Social Responsibility according to the IOAP`s listing page.
Growing recognition in Global Outsourcing 100
It has been known for sometime that Ukraine has a great talent pool and an increase in the number of the firms which made the Global Outsourcing 100, according to AIN, is testament to this fact. The complete list as published by the IOAP can be found here and is in alphabetical order.
While many may recognize the logos of the thirteen Ukrainian companies, I am certain that many may not be aware of their origins. The Ukrainian firms which made IOAP’s Global Outsourcing 100 list are as follows:
With more players from Ukraine making IOAP’s Global Outsourcing 100 list there is clearly a buzz amongst industry représentatives in Ukraine. Commenting to AIN, the CEO of the Lviv IT-Cluster Stepan Veselowsky stated: ”Every year the number of Ukrainian companies in this ranking is growing. This is evidence that our success is not missed by international players in the market, our country has gained a reputation as a reliable supplier of technical services.”
Newcomer to the Global Outsourcing 100 list is N-iX, has clearly made inroads as it is not unusual to see a clear presence in social media of different platforms. ”Recognition IAOP for us shows that we have reached an important stage. The fact that the number of Ukrainian companies in the list is growing every year, means that the Ukrainian IT-industry is on the right track,” said N-iX’s CEO Andriy Pawliw.
Clearly,recognition is coming from many different directions. As noted recently, Future Processing of Poland will be opening up operations in Ternopil, Ukraine. While, Ukraine is being noticed as a prime location for outsourcing and nearsourcing, some industry insiders feel that there is an need for Ukrainian software developers to be creating more home grown products. In the mean time we will have to wait and see if the recognition of Ukraine’s talent pool continues to receive accolades such as being selected for the Global Outsourcing 100 list.