The war in Ukraine has been ongoing for over 100 days. It’s already impacted the IT sector on both a local and global scale. More than 14 million people have fled their homes since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the IT industry has been hit hard. It was booming as exports rose by 36% from 5 billion to 6.8 billion in 2021. Although maybe once recognized as a location for cheap labor, it is no longer considered this way, but a location for highly experienced engineers carrying out difficult tasks.
In this podcast, Peter Bendor-Samuel, CEO of Everest Group, and Anna Dziuba, VP of Delivery at Relevant Software, discuss:
▪️ Why Ukraine’s IT Industry has been so successful
▪️ Why businesses go to Ukraine for outsourcing
▪️ Will companies continue to go to Ukraine for outsourcing?
▪️ How will wages change around the world for tech professionals in the face of a recession?
▪️ What does the future hold for the Ukrainian IT economy?