Thirteen Ukrainian Firms Make IOAP’s Global Outsourcing 100

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…

Future Processing of Poland Opening Branch in Ternopil Ukraine

Ternopil – On February 9, 2017 CEO of Future Processing Jaroslaw Czaja and Ternopil’s Mayor Serhiy Nadal signed a cooperation agreement which would create up to one hundred positions in the IT sector for the western Ukrainian city. This move by Future Processing, based in nearshore Gliwice, Poland, and part of the European Union, is…

Raw Death as Opposed to Sanitized Death

While I was writing a piece regarding remembering those who were lost in the tragedy of September 11, 2001 I decided to use the phrase raw death. Within that piece I alluded that raw death was the experience that most people in the world experience when they are faced with the loss of someone close,…

The V4 Must Help Ukraine Win its Struggle for a Democratic Future

In the near future I will be having guest posts from contacts I have globally. The first of these guest posts is below. By Volodomyr Valkov In November 2013 Ukraine was peacefully preparing to sign the Association Agreement with the European Union at the Vilnius summit. Back then it would have probably been considered an…

Learning from the past

On Monday April 16th the CEO of the NBA, National Broadcasters Association, David Rehr challenged broadcasters on how they market themselves in saying that “they have to draw on the best from the past, and redefine it for the future.” Unfortunately the broadcast industry in Ukraine doesn’t have much of a past to draw on,…

An Orange Present During a Blue (R)evolution

A few days ago after a very long wait I receive a book from an Australian photographer friend of mine that is to be delivered to Viktor Yushchenko. The book is entitled A Portrait of a Revolution and its author Bohdan Warchomij has done an excellent job in capture that moments of history that has…

A little political humor

During the Orange (R)evolution there was no lack of creativity as many of us witnessed. It seems that Ukrainians need political turmoil to get their creative juices flowing. Here is the latest I heard. Two men meet on the street and the first says to the second. “I have bad news, my son is Blue”…

Some thoughts on the Music Industry in Ukraine

I’ve spent over seven years in Ukraine, and during this time, and from my first travels to the country I had the opportunity to become friends with many different musicians. I have worked close with some of them in terms of management and promotion, while there are others who I know, enjoy their music and…