Articles | July 30, 2020

IT Outsourcing Centres in Poland are Growing – 4 Main Reasons

In this article IT Leaders, startup managers, CTOs and technical leaders will find out why Poland provides great opportunities for outsourcing and nearshoring of IT projects.

   

Poland affords global companies the opportunity to meet their IT needs by matching the required technical skills and by reducing budgets without losing on quality of the provided services.

Emergent Poland

Poland is the new frontier. As companies all around the world are looking to get back maximum value for their investments and reduce their business costs, outsourcing has become one of the most viable alternatives, especially in the IT industry.

In 2019, the number of BPO, SCC/GBS IT and R&D business service centres in Poland has grown to beyond 1400, with the total number of 307,000 jobs at business services centers. Since 2016, the total number of jobs at BSC has grown by 43%.

Global conglomerates such as Capgemini, IBM, Nokia, Comarch, Atos and Credit Suisse are some of the behemoths that are moving to take advantage of this lucrative trade environment and specialized tech economy by outsourcing their IT services to Poland.

So, what exactly has cemented Poland’s position in Europe and the rest of the world when it comes to the provision of IT outsourcing centres?


Why Poland

Why to outsource IT services to Poland

  • Skilled programmers
  • Remarkable English proficiency among Polish developers
  • Low hiring prices
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Poland | the Land of New Opportunity

Polish outsourcing has grown in leaps and bounds in the last decade, with the focus moving from only two cities, i.e., Krakow and Warsaw, to include other major cities such as:

  • Katowice,
  • Tri-City,
  • Lodz,
  • Wroclaw,
  • Poznan,
  • Rzeszow.

Lower labour costs and a friendly tax regime have made Poland a prime destination for companies looking to outsource. The steady building of IT infrastructure makes Poland a good choice for international companies looking for IT services provider.

Highly Trained Specialists

For organizations looking for an IT outsourcing companies from Poland, the prospect of scalability, reduced costs, flexibility and a highly skilled workforce is quite enticing. Over 247,800 students graduating from Polish universities each year are graduates of technical and IT faculties. Besides this strong emphasis on education, Polish specialists are multilingual. Most service centres provide support for at least 5 major languages, i.e., English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Thus, Polish IT companies can work with most companies from all around the world without a barrier to language.

Benefits of Location in Europe

Poland has the optimal location in Europe with flights, for example, from Germany, France or Sweden, taking less than an hour or two. This not only makes it ideal for IT nearshoring, but the prime location of Poland means that a nearshore Polish IT outsourcing company can work hand-in-hand with your team without the worry of vast time zone differences. Furthermore, being one of the members of the European Union means Poland is conversant with GDPR data laws and various other software and trade requirements of other countries within the block. According to The CEOWORLD Magazine, Poland is the 3rdbest country in the world to invest in 2020!

Ranked highly among the World’s Best Developers

According to HackerRank, the Polish programmers are among the top three best developers in the world, specializing in the various back-end, front-end and object-oriented languages such as Java, .Net, Python, JavaScript, Objective C, C++, and Ruby. Therefore, when you are contracting a Polish IT outsourcing centre, you are tapping into a wealth of knowledge and experience for any programming need your company may face. Poland is also among top locations for outsourcing development of emerging technologies.

Summary

In conclusion, Poland has opened up itself to new investment with stability, a strong emphasis on technologies and strategies that are designed to ensure the success of your business regardless of its location. With talented specialists and a focus on best practices, companies such as JCommerce will help your business achieve unparalleled growth and success.

Anna Nowicka
International Business Development Manager

Started career at JCommerce in 2015 where she is responsible for international sales, focusing on Nordic countries and Benelux. She has long experience connected with HR area in advising companies on recruitment processes, business process outsourcing and temporary employment services. Graduate of University of Economics in Katowice, and Business Language College in Silesian University.