September 21, 2012

BASIS in Switzerland

Russell T. Ahmed, Secretary General of the Bangladesh Association of Software & Information Services (BASIS) and Founder of, followed an invitation by SELISE rockin’ software CEO Julian Weber. SELISE, a member of BASIS, proudly welcomes Mr. Russell T. Ahmed in Switzerland.
May 30, 2012

Julian Weber on modern ICT Strategies for SMEs

Swiss ICT Magazine in their May issue 2012 published an article based on a discussion with Julian Weber, CEO at SELISE. Mr. Weber in this article mentions the current trend towards Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) in Business Software which to some extent makes the software decisions inside Business Units independent from platforms, programming languages and database systems.
May 14, 2012

Business Case "Deployment and Configuration Studio"

SELISE proudly presents its first enterprise software business case delivered to a leading system provider in the SELISE home market Switzerland. With our core development team we have been building a software configuration and deployment studio solution for the hardware devices embedded in public transport. The technology of choice has been Microsoft .NET along with the latest versions of WPF, Prism, MEF and WCF. The still ongoing project is run based on agile SDLC within a distributed team environment and has been initiated in April 2011.
March 1, 2012

SELISE @ BASIS Code Warriors 2012

Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) annually organizes a software programming contest named “Code Warriors Challenge”. This year’s contest was arranged along with the Bangladesh SoftExpo 2012 for two developer categories, Students and Professionals based upon four technology tracks, namely PHP, .Net, Java and Android. A total of 200 teams with 800 candidates – all among the most skilled Bangladeshi Software Developers – participated in the contest.
February 16, 2012

SELISE CTO Shah Ali Newaj (Topu) in ATN News Young Nite Talkshow

SELISE CTO Shah Ali Newaj was invited by ATN News Talkmaster Anik Khan to the Show “Young Nite” to talk about Software Development and the Outsourcing Market in Bangladesh. See the following 6 chapters. Unfortunately this post will not be of much help for our Non-Bengali speaking followers.
January 26, 2012

There is no "failed" South Asia Outsourcing.

South Asia since the late 80ies has been targeted by western companies as a hub for outsourcing. Since then, the vast majority of western ICT companies has been outsourcing the electronics they’ve considered as either “cash cows” according to the BCG portfolio matrix or non-core-competence elements. Times changed rapidly and high end software products nowadays often evolve from South Asia. Nevertheless the main motivation for going east still is getting rid of legacy work which has a massive structural impact on the industry.
January 11, 2012

Communication Among Dislocated Teams

In TELETOPU blog series we are challenging our partner and CTO Shah Ali Newaj Topu with daily Questions. This one is about the “Communication Challenge” of developer teams working at different locations. Questions and Topics are raised by Julian Weber.
December 18, 2011

Interview with Kurt D. Weber in Swiss IT-Magazine "IT Markt" (German)

IT market magazines 12/08/2012 Section: Finally – Poll Author: Erhard Rütimann What has happened to … Kurt Weber?
December 4, 2011

Quality in Software Development

In TELETOPU blog series we are challenging our partner and CTO Shah Ali Newaj Topu with daily Questions. This first time its about the “Quality Built into the System” paradigm. Questions and Topics are raised by Julian Weber.
December 1, 2011

Offshoring to Bangladesh

For western people Bangladesh has been forgotten I think mainly due to the sheer size of its neighbour India. Nevertheless the 7th largest population in the world, bobs up from its people revolution against the Pakistan army 1971 followed by severe killing of economic key players such as business men, professors and other societal leaders. Meanwhile the country already ranks 45th in terms of its real GDP. Bangladesh’s economic growth in support of its family driven social system (i.e. family networks take care of their members) made life expectancy rise from 60 (2000) to 70 years (2011) within only eleven […]