[VIDEO] Team Extension Model - how it works




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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.

Does your current software development team lack the size or expertise to support your business? Do you have a constantly growing backlog that is threatening your company's progress and stability? You tried hiring, but the recruitment process is exhausting, time-consuming, and not giving you enough software engineers, let alone top experts!

You tried freelancers but it just doesn’t scale. You tried fixed price project outsourcing but you weren’t satisfied with the results.

What if we told you, we could provide an engineering team that looks and feels like a division of your own company? 

Our unique and proven Team Extension Model is our key differentiator.

Here’s how our Team Extension Model works

It includes more than a decade of experience in streamlining offsite team onboarding and management processes with a focus on the needs of product companies.

We provide step-by-step, proven processes and guidance for setting up and maintaining a stable, high performing offsite development team.

The goal is to establish a high performing, deadline crushing a self-managed team. This cannot be achieved in a day.

That’s why our Team Extension Model consists of three phases:

1) Phase one - the Onsite Phase

In phase one, the Onsite Phase, our senior experts, also known as ”Ambassadors”, spend time with you and get to know you. It’s like dating, but for companies. We establish communication with you, build chemistry and transfer internal knowledge.

Our ambassadors become familiar with your corporate culture, application functionality, programming technologies, tools and development, and management methodologies. In this phase, the focus is on fast onboarding with minimum overhead on your key staff. Most importantly, our ambassadors perform on a high level and gain your trust which is the backbone of successful long-term cooperation.

Team extension model

2) Phase two - the Transition Phase

In phase two, the Transition Phase, our ambassadors move offsite and become team leads. Serengeti team picks up in productivity and capacity. During this team formation phase, we dig out and solve possible issues. The focus is on achieving high team performance and autonomy of team leads. At the end of this phase, your core, the self-managed team is built and ready for future tasks and business challenges.

Team extension model - phase two

3) Phase three - the Offsite Phase

In phase three, the Offsite Phase, the true power of cooperation comes into play. We are your flexible, reliable and scalable team that also acts as your technology consultant. We use our deep and broad technical and industry knowledge base to proactively suggest how to improve your business with advanced technology trends such as DevOps, Cloud, IoT and Machine learning.

Team extension model - phase three

Through this approach, 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.

Time and time again, the Serengeti team was recognized by clients as the highest performing team in the client's entire ecosystem of internal and external teams.

How to successfully manage a distributed software development team?

Watch our video - Serengeti Team Extension Model

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