How to Outsource Software Development [for Founders] | SpdLoad

The Manifold Benefits of Outsourcing

Software development outsourcing has many benefits apart from cost-efficiency.

  • Ability to focus on your business logic,
  • One-stop solution (if you outsource to an agency),
  • Post-development support,
  • Access to the latest technologies at cost-effective prices.

How to Outsource Software Development?

There are three main aspects of how to easily outsource software development;

Define Your Needs For Outsourcing Software Development

You need to be ready to outsource your software development work.

  • Structuring and managing the outsourcing program,
  • Identification of the functions and features that need to be outsourced,
  • Selecting the right service provider,
  • Contract management and implementation.

Where to Look for Outsourcing?

Selecting an agency to outsource software development is a different topic.

How to Choose an Outsourcing Agency?

This is the part where we will learn to choose the most competent outsourced.

  • Choosing the right agency,
  • Identifying the critical parameters for selection,
  • Negotiate the price of development,
  • Set milestones,
  • Measure the deliverables.

How to Interview a Development Team

If you are moving ahead with freelancers, take individual interviews.

  • Assess the agency’s ability to deliver the work,
  • Understand their approach to building your product,
  • Identify their key areas of expertise,
  • Set the price,
  • Set deadlines.
  1. Do you understand my business, purpose, and project goals?
  2. What are your developer’s expertise and skill set?
  3. Are your developers located in-house or work remotely?
  4. Do you know how to work with an agile development strategy?
  5. How do you figure we communicate with each other?
  6. What similar projects have you done in the past?
  7. Who will own the source code of the software after the development is complete?

How Much Does It Cost to Outsource Software Development?

We wish that the answer to this was simple.

  • The complexity of the business logic,
  • Designing complexity,
  • Number and seniority of developers.

Are You Looking For a Reliable Partner?

As an experienced player in the market, SpdLoad can be your next development partner.



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