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Welcome to the third Kyiv IT Outsourcing Forum on October 20-21!

Welcome to the third Kyiv IT Outsourcing Forum on October 20-21!
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If you haven’t chance to visit the previous KIOF on April, you’re more than welcome to the third Kyiv IT Outsourcing Forum on October 20-21! Together with Lviv IT Outsourcing Forum, which has been held in Lviv since 2010, this is already a traditional conference for owners and C-Level managers of the Ukrainian IT outsourcing companies. This year it is planned that about 500 CEO, CTO, COO, CFO directors from Ukraine, Germany, Israel, and other European countries will participate in the conference. 

Kyiv IT Outsourcing Forum 2018

Registration is opened here!

The topic of this-year KIOF is ‘Company Management by Textbook, Corporatization and Owner’s Trap
However, on the world economic development, the decrease of unemployment in the US, the digital transformation of companies around the world, the Ukrainian outsourcing industry feels quite good.

  • The predicted amount of IT exports in 2018 equals 4,5 billion US dollars.
  • The contribution of the IT-industry to the total Gross Domestic Product amounts to 3,34%.
  • The IT-companies, running their business in Ukraine, have paid 16,7 billion UAH of taxes.
  • More than 130 thousand specialists are employed in the IT industry.

The American and European business is being developed and transformed into the digital era and it can no longer provide itself with local IT-specialists. There appear a lot of requests, which entrepreneurs are ready to solve on the cost of remote teams.

It seems that any business-oriented project manager with the 4-5 year experience in IT outsourcing industry is able to take 2-3 projects and to gather a team of 10-15 developers. Though the further growth of a company and its development still remains without the solution.

The lack of comprehensive business education, the vision of the IT landscape in the global economy, the experience of building business processes does not allow all new and old small companies to develop harmoniously and to see the prospects in future.

For that reason, the major issues of the conference will be practices of building the right IT outsourcing businesses according to the best knowledge.

KIOF 2018 schedule

Discussions:

  • How to unload and plug the holes of the owner of IT-outsourcing company?
  • At which stage what processes are needed for successfully operating IT-service company?
  • What is happening on the world IT-service market?
  • Is tough company specialization possible for technology, domain, market, and product?
  • Examples of service-product companies that ‘took off’ in 2017.
  • How to create a sales process in the technological niche at the average company?
  • Organizational changes that are driving growth and passage to new forms of existence.

The objectives of the conference:

  1. To explore the experience of the outstanding companies before the change to high-productive players on the global market.
  2. To discuss potential threats to the domestic talent market and the existing legal and tax principles of work.
  3. To open new opportunities to the most productive companies’ owners.
  4. To promote experience exchange among the owners of IT-service and semi-product companies.

 

For the past 9 years, The Outsourcing Forum gathers the active part of the outsourcing industry in Ukraine and serves as a ground for the experience exchange and discussion of ‘urgent’ issues.
The 11 of The Outsourcing Forum conferences were visited by more than 2000 participants. As a result of their participation in the previous conferences, the members point out the increase in the number of employees at their companies, M&A relating agreements, the increase of customers’ flow, the improvement of their own organizational structure and creation or improvement of a company development strategy.

The key speakers of the conference are expert-practitioners, owners and directors of IT outsourcing companies, representatives of companies-customers of outsourcing services, consultancy, and product companies. Do you want to become a speaker?

The conference will last two days. And traditionally, apart from 5 standard branches, during the conference you can participate in ‘Private meetings’ with the speakers and visit the Kyiv offices of the best IT companies.

5 streams of Kyiv Outsourcing Forum 2018

  • Outsourcing Bussines
    About strategy issues of company development, stability, market opportunities in Ukraine, export to new markets, PDS 2.0. About how to create business infrastructure, and also make it reliable and resistant to external influences.
  • BDMS (Business development, marketing, sales)
    About effective marketing, organization, and realization of sales processes, finance management and supporting relations with customers.
  • Organizational maturity & HR & Legal & Finances
    For experienced project managers and CEO outsourcing IT companies about project management, news of the sphere and flexible methodologies. About education, corporate culture, recruitment, HR.
  • New technological markets
    About modern technological markets: AR/VR, Blockchain, IoT
  • Workshops, expert tables, and discussion panels.

The peculiarities of the past conferences – are private meetings with the outstanding conference speakers, when one can obtain full-fledged advice on the most serious issues. Actually, on the first day there will be a conference program, and on the second day, you will have the opportunity to visit companies’ offices and workshops.

Event details

The conference fee varies from 120 US dollars (for the first 50 members) to 300 US dollars, depending on the chosen pack and enrollment dates.

Find all the details on the official event site.

Registration is available here.

 

The organizer is Lemberg Tech Business School, an organization with ten-years experience of holding successful conferences like Lviv Mobile Development Day, GameDev Conference, Lviv PM Day, Lviv Freelance Forum та BDMSummit. Besides, within the LemBS there operate the following schools: jCEO School, PMSchool, IMarketing School, SMM School, Startup School.

You can find the presentations of the speakers of the previous conferences here. To watch some videos from previous conferences — visit SturtupLviv YouTube channel! Some photos from the previous events are available in Photo gallery of the spring KIOF 2018 and Photo gallery of the autumn LIOF 2017.

Obtain new knowledge and network for successful company development at Kyiv IT Outsourcing Forum 2018.

See you there!

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