How do you determine the right time to use outsourced software development?
Tech leaders spend years recruiting, training, and retaining top software development talent. More often than not, the highest-performing development teams are grown organically over many years. When the business requires a pace of development that outstrips the capacity or know-how of internal resources, it can be a challenge to rapidly spin up a new team.
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When companies face this situation, many turn to outsourced software development. However, this path has its own challenges. Low-cost offshore or nearshore contractors look great on paper but require significant internal oversight to ensure the right results are delivered. Onshore firms perform better, but most have hourly rates that aren’t sustainable. It can be a challenge to find the right software development partner that can produce the right results on a predictable schedule, while increasing your return on investment.
In this presentation, software development expert Dave Todaro presents a detailed look at the types of business challenges faced by leading companies at various stages of company growth and talks through the benefits and drawbacks of each approach to scaling software engineering capacity.
By watching this presentation, you’ll learn:
- How to leverage outsourcing for low/mid/high growth companies
- The best type of development work to outsource
- What type of development should be kept in house
- Top challenges to outsourcing and how to address them
- The outsourcing model that gives you the most bang for the buck
If you are interested in talking through the best strategies for outsourced software development for your company, contact us for a free consultation.