PRAGUE, April 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- IBA Group, an alliance of IT companies with 2,500 people, launched a blog to host a conversation on trends and issues that are topical for IT companies working in the software outsourcing industry and for people whose everyday work is related to information technologies.

By offering a collaborative forum, IBA Group would like to create a platform for sharing information and talking directly with its publics in a format that is comfortable to them. IBA Group intends to make the blog interactive and informative.

To lead the blog, IBA Group invited Mark Kobayashi-Hillary, a British writer with a history of commenting on technology, outsourcing, globalization, and corporate change.

Mark and other bloggers will offer discussions in diverse aspects of the IT outsourcing industry, as well as give answers to the questions of the blog visitors.

Mark comments: I'm very pleased to be working with IBA Group on their blog. I believe that companies in the IT and hi-tech service sector need to use engagement tools such as blogs to demonstrate their expertise and knowledge of the market, so this is a great opportunity to work with a firm that is rapidly becoming more visible.

To learn more about IBA Group, visit the company's website at To engage in discussions, go to the company's blog at

About IBA Group

IBA Group is one of the largest IT service providers in Eastern Europe performing software development, migration, maintenance, support, and IT consulting services with more than 2,500 IT and business professionals. Headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, IBA Group has offices and development centers in the United States, Germany, Belarus, Bulgaria, Cyprus, and Russia. IBA Group focuses on mainframe systems, enterprise applications, web-based solutions, SAP and other ERP systems, Lotus technologies, and business intelligence. IBA has achieved SEI CMMI Level 4 and is ISO 9001:2000- certified. IBA Group serves clients in more than 30 countries across diverse markets and industries, including banking, railway, telecommunication, manufacturing, healthcare, trade, and public sectors. IBA Group is recognized by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) as one of The Global Outsourcing 100 in the Leaders Category, ranks #1 in CEE in the neoIT and CMP's Global Services 100 - 2007, and is a Software 500 company.

Contact: Irina Kiptikova PR Manager IBA Group Tel: +375-17-217-3952


CONTACT: Contact: Irina Kiptikova, PR Manager, IBA Group,, Tel.: +375-17-217-3952