Do you want to outsource just to bring in needed technical expertise, and budget is not a concern?
Are you looking to take advantage of a high quality outsourced team and to cut costs at the same time, if you can?
Are you in an emergency situation in which costs must be cut immediately?
Do you have a limited budget and need to launch an app?
Software development projects lasting less than one year are excellent candidates for outsourcing as a fixed-bid contract. On the other hand, the quick ramp-up and relatively low cost of outsourcing with a dedicated team also make it attractive for large projects and engagements lasting longer than a year.
Technical expertise may seem like an obvious requirement for an outsourced firm. What I mean here is acquiring expertise your internal team does not possess.
Not every factor is going to weigh the same for every company.
If outsourcing makes sense for your software development work, continue reading our ebook “The Essential Guide to Outsourcing Software Development” to get you on track to finding the right team.
As CEO, Andy leads and advocates for the globalization and collaboration of great software teams with companies in search of talent, innovation and a globally-distributed extension of their engineering function and culture. Andy founded the ground-breaking nearshore software development services company, Isthmus Costa Rica. He began his global software services career as a division manager at Cognizant during their early formative years.
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