Plecosystems operates a geographic footprint that effectively supports our distributed execution model. Eastern Europe has established the best combination of value, quality, and specialized development and data skillsets in the world. Additionally, our local resources offer an expert level of business understanding, project scoping, local project management, and accountable communication methods. By strategically blending these elements, Plecosystems overcomes many of the common issues we’ve seen in offshore-only engagements such as poor communication, lack of accountability and substandard product execution.

United States

New York, New York

New York City is the fast-paced epicenter of global business and innovation. Therefore, it is important—and fitting—that Plecosystems selected New York City to base our operations. Our office in Midtown provides us with the network, resource pool, geographic location and inspiration to flourish in the middle of this global intersection of business and technology.

Eastern Europe

Prague, Czech Republic

As an established IT hub within the EU, the Czech Republic has attracted forward-thinking Fortune 500 companies to set up R&D and service centers that look to benefit from its EU access and Eastern European technology focus. Its strong education and governmental systems have setup the country to be a leader in IT. Plecosystems permanent presence in Prague has allowed us to develop a deep understanding of the market and access to leading resources in a competitive market.

Timezone

GMT +1 (summertime GMT +2)

Government Status

Parliamentary democracy. EU member, OECD, NATO, WTO, IMF, EBRD membership. Ranks 35th on Ease of Doing Business Index by World Bank Group.

Macro Economy

Diverse economy with significant IT and services sectors, stable economic growth, low unemployment, significant foreign direct investment.

Education

Over 70 universities producing over 70,000 university students annually.

Technology

Ranked 28th on Bloomberg’s Top-50 Most Innovative economies. Ranked 9th globally by HackerRank Olympics and ranked 2nd globally by SkillValue for developers.

Notable Investors

Merck, GE, Volkswagen, IBM, Accenture, Foxconn, Panasonic, Siemens, Microsoft, Oracle

Eastern Europe

Minsk, Belarus

When Plecosystems first entered the market in Minsk, we constantly thought we were attracting overqualified individuals, however we soon realized that this is the state of the market. With an ambitious and highly qualified resource pool and strong IT infrastructure, Belarus has become an integral part of Plecosystems’ ability to consistently deliver high-quality products.

Timezone

GMT +3

Government Status

Democratic republic. Membership within the UN, IMF, WB, WTO observer. Ranks 37th on Ease of Doing Business Index by World Bank Group.

Macro Economy

Historically industrial economy with a growing IT sector, low unemployment, current stable economy.

Education

Strong education system with 51 universities and over 300,000 university students enrolled, producing 24% with STEM degrees. Belarus ranked 2nd globally in the World Bank Enrollment Index.

Technology

Government focus on supporting a growing tech industry with tax incentives and streamlined visas. Ranked 22nd globally by SkillValue for developers. Ranked 1st globally in Google Code Jam.

Eastern Europe

Kharkiv, Ukraine

Kharkiv is not only the second largest city in the Ukraine, it is also the national technological hub that prides itself on being a leading “Smart City”. With a robust education system and reported 78% of tech workers speaking English, Ukraine is a well-reputed technology region that ranks 4th in the world for certified IT professionals and 8th in the world for internet speed. From our very first engagement within Kharkiv, Plecosystems has been impressed with the high-quality product our teams produce and the ancillary services available for specific technology requirements.

Timezone

GMT +2, summertime GMT +3

Government Status

Democratic republic. Membership within the UN, IMF, WTO, WB. Ranks 71st on Ease of Doing Business Index by World Bank Group.

Macro Economy

Re-emerging, stabilizing industrial economy that is recently focusing on IT. Moderate unemployment. IT ranks as the country’s 3rd largest export.

Education

Strong education system with 402 universities producing over 36,000 technical studies graduates annually.

Technology

Ranked 42nd on Bloomberg’s Top-50 Most Innovative economies. Ranked 11th globally by HackerRank Olympics and ranked 8th globally by SkillValue for developers. IT talent pool grew 27% in 2017.