To those with no experience in working with providers in India, this may seem like a non-problem. But ask just about anyone with offshoring experience about communication problems with their outsourced team in Asia. Although there are many English-speaking engineers in India, the overwhelming anecdotal information suggests that language and culture is a huge barrier to successful project completion with Indian teams.
When you work with an offshore Indian company, it is common that only your project lead is comfortable communicating in English. At Lumenance, all of our engineers are proficient in English. We understand that efficient communication is essential for getting projects done right and for meeting deadlines.
Mexico and the U.S. have been neighbors for 300 years, and over this time the cross-border influences are extremely strong. When you set an expectation regarding time, quality, or process it is much more likely that your nearshore team will execute to your standards. Another point of consideration is the number of official public holidays. While in Mexico there are 7 legal holidays, the number in India is 30.