Onshore Software Development At Offshore Prices

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Onshore Software Development At Offshore Prices

  1. 1. Onshore Development At Offshore PricesPresented By:Razi MohiuddinPresident, Iron Speed Inc.Visit Us: www.ironspeed.comGet Free Trial: www.ironspeed.com/download Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed Inc. All rights reserved
  2. 2. Onshore vs. Offshore DevelopmentOnshore = On site Face to face Impromptu, water cooler discussionsOffshore = >50 miles away Infrequent contact Phone calls Time zone differences 2 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  3. 3. Onshore Development BenefitsAgile Development Iterative Incremental Collaborative FeedbackResults in… Usability built-in Tested incrementally Deploy Implement No false starts Test 3 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  4. 4. Onshore Development BenefitsExpertise Close interaction with Domain experts In some cases, domain experts can build apps Developers understand the user’s environment Extensions can be made quickly Long-term retention of expertise 4 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  5. 5. Onshore Development BenefitsConstant Lifecycle Improvement Every Application has a lifecycle Business Requirements change Minor maintenance should be minor Major maintenance should not require relearning or a new team 5 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  6. 6. Onshore Development BenefitsBetter Quality Not because offshore developers are bad… It’s the Agile Development that is good… Based on constant feedback Continuous testing Constant improvement Q 6 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  7. 7. Onshore Development BenefitsIP & Data Protection Easier to enforce IP within boundaries Customer & Proprietary Data kept internal 7 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  8. 8. Onshore Development BenefitsR&D Tax CreditsLanguagePolitical / Financial Stability 8 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  9. 9. Offshore Development BenefitsCost Projects may not be done otherwise Project Cost vs. Benefit High internal billing rates 9 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  10. 10. Offshore Development BenefitsResources Insufficient in-house resources available Juggling too many projects Project management stretched 10 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  11. 11. Offshore Development BenefitsSpecial Expertise Required Legacy technologies Alternate frameworks Early adopter technologies One-time use Not to distract existing team 11 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  12. 12. Offshore Development – RequirementsDetailed specifications before estimation and pricingClear deliverablesTraining and DocumentationPost Launch Application Support 12 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  13. 13. Offshore Development – Watch ForWhen 1 FTE ≠ 1 FTEDifference in definitions “senior” = “junior”? QA = fair weather testingExperienced Project Managers, Inexperienced developersHigh turnover or constant rotation across projectsTraining groundLong-distance issues 13 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  14. 14. The old adage…Software can be… On time On budget On quality …pick any two Or all three… 14 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  15. 15. Iron Speed Designer gives you…Onshore TimeOnshore QualityOffshore Price 15 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  16. 16. How? 90% of data-centric business applications have the same underlying features… Display, filter, search, sort and paginate Add, update, delete, show Reporting, charting, dashboards Notify, workflow Use regular patterns to generate common code Customize layout using familiar interfaces Customize behavior using familiar methods 16 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  17. 17. How? Codeless Custom Applications  Visual stunning  Consistent  Secure  Integrated  Pre-tested 17 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  18. 18. Iron Speed Designer can…Deliver applications is a quarter of the timeAgile DevelopmentHigh Return on Investment (ROI)Customized to your business needsVisually appealingUsing the latest in securityRunning with your environment (e.g., SharePoint)Well tested 18 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  19. 19. Why use Iron Speed Designer? Application generation = acceleration  Speed application development  Cut software development costs  Reduce testing time  Simplify maintenance 19 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  20. 20. What does Iron Speed Designer do? "I can honestly say that Iron Speed Designer does cut your development time by more than half. … Thats how productive I think the tool makes our developers." — Robert Rivera, Development Manager, Los Angeles County Health Department Use Iron Speed Designer for  Business process automation  Reporting and tracking applications  Workflow and scheduling applications  Rapid prototyping 20 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  21. 21. What does Iron Speed Designer Generate? Iron Speed Designer generates Web applications…  ASPX pages  C# and Visual Basic code-behind files  Data access layer  Stored procedures … straight from your database. 21 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  22. 22. Application Development PhilosophyCoarse Tuning •Application Generation Database Preparation Application Wizard •Configuration Menu Wizard Application Security Wizard •Customization Page Layout Formulas and CodeFine Tuning 22 Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed® Inc. All rights reserved
  23. 23. Thank you!www.ironspeed.com Copyright © 2006-2008. Iron Speed Inc. All rights reserved

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