Nearshore Americas

Nearshore Success Lies in Humanizing Outsourcing

Nexus 2015’s Engineer’s Ensemble session brought together a panel of buy-side and supply-side experts to discuss nearshore application services. From embracing difference to humanising the outsourcing experience, the discussion highlighted the   strategies used to ensure nearshore success, the difficulties faced and the possible pitfalls to avoid.

Panelists Iris Trout, Vice President and Global Senior Testing Director at TD Bank, John DeMassi, Director of Special Projects at Liberty Mutual, Patrick Millar, Co-Founder and CMO at, Alex Robbio, Co-Founder and President of Belatrix Software, and Ed Schwarz, Co-Founder and Vice President of Engineering at Gorilla Logic shared their experiences of outsourcing in the nearshore with moderator William Martorelli, Principal Analyst of Sourcing and Vendor Management at Forrester Research.

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Bianca Wright

Nearshore Americas Contributing Editor Bianca Wright has been published in a variety of magazines and online publications in the UK, the US and South Africa, including Global Telecoms Business,, SA Computer Magazine, M-Business,, Business Start-ups, Cosmopolitan and ComputorEdge. She holds a MPhil degree in Journalism from the University of Stellenbosch and a DPhil in Media Studies from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.

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