Our CEO's interview for “CIO.ru” magazine

The CEO of ISS LLC, Ivan Orekhov gave an interview about general situation in outsourcing market at the time of crisis period for CIO.ru magazine.
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he CEO of ISS Art LLC, Ivan Orekhov, gave an interview about general situation in outsourcing market at the time of crisis period for “CIO.ru” magazine. 
According to Ivan Orekhov’s opinion, crisis has undoubtedly influenced the situation in general, especially noticeably aggregate demand reduced from October 2008 (10-15%). But at the same time, many companies that used to refuse to outsource their projects, now are seriously considering this possibility or are already using these services.
At the moment projects intended to optimize internal business processes within enterprises are most popular.
Ivan believes that outsourcing is gaining its high popularity in the period of the world crisis, since engaging external professionals is economically profitable. Hourly rates of an average developer depend on general situation in job market of a particular region and on a country’s economy in general. For example, correlation of developers’ hourly rates in Russia and the USA is 1:4. That is why outsourcing remains a perspective trend both in the nearest future and in the long-term period.
Besides, in the period of crisis the role of IT-outsourcing is increasing. At times of financial well-being rare enterprises were interested in reducing costs, since their benefits were enough to prosper not just exist. Now it is innovations, new technologies for business-process automation that allow reducing costs that make survival of enterprises possible.   
You can read the full version of the interview here.
“CIO.ru” magazine is issued in Moscow by “Open Systems” publishing house for higher executives of IT-enterprises.  The magazine enlightens issues and problems of modern computer technologies, telecommunications and many others.