QAT’s Brazil offshore development center is located in Uberaba, MG, Brazil. The time-zone is nearly the same as the US, which greatly reduces the challenges typically associated with offshore communications.
Culturally speaking, Brazilian IT professionals are a lot closer to US professionals than all other offshore centers across the globe. Curiosity, ingenuity, and friendliness are core features of Brazilian workers, along with a great sense of commitment to get the job done.
Brazil is a highly democratic nation and has a very stable economic and political climate. Brazil’s position in the Political Instability Index by ViewsWire is better than India and China. Intellectual Property (IP) incidents are virtually in-existent.
QAT Global began its relationship with Brazil in 1998. Since that time, we have developed the best practices, techniques, and tools to support offshore – onshore collaboration.
In selecting the location for its offshore development center, QAT took into consideration the challenges presented by time zone differences between western business centers and many of the major offshore development sites in India and China. In these locations, there are few hours in the day when project participants can be found in both offices, which is always counterproductive and difficult to manage. With both the USA and Brazil being virtually in the same time zone, these challenges are mostly eliminated.