Obviously we’re big fans of business outsourcing for everyone -- it’s a service we provide to companies looking to scale their software development function-- but sometimes people (prospective clients) are confused by the sheer need for outsourcing.
Trust is the underpinning of almost any human relationship, personal or professional. It’s hard to run deep with someone -- develop their career, marry them, etc. -- if trust is lacking.
One of the biggest concerns people tend to have with outsourcing a function, especially a function as crucial as software development, is “How do I know I can trust the team I’m giving this work to? How can I trust them if I don’t see them every day in my HQ offices?”
Through Team Extension Model, you benefit not only from instant capacity but also from the flexibility to expand or shrink your team size and the option to add missing skills to accommodate your company’s ever-changing needs.
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True story: The software product development team is 8 people. The average age in the R&D is 31. All engineers work for the company for at least 3 years. Everybody in the team can jump on various tasks like database, middleware, UI, report generator – even testing! Team needs to grow for 2 or 3 more engineers. Job ad published on several portals for already 10 months but no candidate matches the desired skill profile.
Steht Ihr in-house Team von Softwareingenieuren vor einem Problem, das sie nicht selbst lösen können? Brauchen Sie zusätzliche Entwickler, aber finden es schwierig, geeignete Kandidaten zu finden? Wäre es nicht wundervoll, sofortigen Zugang zu einem Pool von engagierten, trainierten und erfahrenen Softwareingenieuren zu haben?
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