A Pathway to Successful Software Development Outsourcing

20 September 2018
1:00pm – 2:00pm EST

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Overview

Software projects don’t always go right. In fact, according to a recent study by Standish Group involving 50,000 software projects:

  • On average, only 29{5fd5d0c347966b9ca8e0f456e16034dfe54ed0385696705fc3c1ddd66732c056} of projects were rated successfully
  • 52{5fd5d0c347966b9ca8e0f456e16034dfe54ed0385696705fc3c1ddd66732c056} involved major challenges
  • And around 19{5fd5d0c347966b9ca8e0f456e16034dfe54ed0385696705fc3c1ddd66732c056} of projects were complete failures

Join the International Trade Council and Debut Infotech in learning about the key factors required to make your software development project a success.

Topics Covered:

  • Why most software development projects fail
  • The appalling reality of project overruns
  • Understanding the ‘Iron Triangle’ of software development
  • Software development – like building a custom house
  • Agile vs. waterfall model of software development
  • Challenges with the waterfall development model
  • Benefits of agile development
  • Waterfall vs agile development model success
  • Your successful project checklist

Attending this webinar

  • This webinar runs 30-45 minutes.
  • To attend you only need your internet connected device and headphones or speakers.
  • Attendees will be able to ask questions and interact with the speaker and other participants live.
  • Please log in at least 10 minutes before the presentation is due to start.

Frequently asked questions about webinars

Want to Get Noticed? Present a Webinar!

Webinars are a powerful item in any business arsenal – and running a webinar is a smart business development policy. If you’re thinking about best practices for attracting new customers and growing your client base.

International Trade Council hosted webinars are attended by CEO’s of Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, chambers of commerce and small businesses alike. The average webinar receives up to 350 registrations, of which approximately 60{5fd5d0c347966b9ca8e0f456e16034dfe54ed0385696705fc3c1ddd66732c056} will appears on the day of the event.

Hosting a webinar enables your company to highlight its skills, knowledge, products and services. The webinar would also benefit from the human element, it allows you to put a real face to your company, which assists in engaging your audience to become emotionally invested in your business.

What the Council will do to facilitate this (free of charge):

  • Provide the webinar platform and training
  • Send email invitations to all members and newsletter subscribers
  • Send email invitations to select target groups in the Council’s CRM (up to 2.3 million depending on the webinar subject)
  • Post details of the Webinar on the ITC website
  • Post details of the Webinar on the ITC social media pages
  • Send regular email reminders to registered attendees
  • Provide a live moderator on the day of the webinar
  • Provide you with a spreadsheet (Microsoft Excel) list of registrants and attendees with their contact details
  • Send a Certificate of Attendance to all attendees (PDF format – electronic copy only) together with an email containing the full contact details of the presenter

What You Need To Provide:

  • A fully developed 30-45 minute educational webinar (not advertising) on a topic relative to your industry.
  • The ability to answer questions and participate with the audience for 15-20 minutes at the end of the webinar.

Hosting Webinars Develops Authority and Trust

Hosting a webinar enables your company to highlight its skills, knowledge, products and services. The webinar would also benefit from the human element, it allows you to put a real face to your company, which assists in engaging your audience to become emotionally invested in your business.

If you are interested in hosting a webinar please email: webinars@tradecouncil.org