Software Outsourcing: Development Team vs. Dedicated Center

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Software Outsourcing: Development Team vs. Dedicated Center

  1. 1. Software Outsourcing:Development Team vs. Dedicated Center<br />differences |advantages & disadvantages | solutions<br />www.softheme.com<br />
  2. 2. Table of Contents<br /><ul><li>Dedicated Center
  3. 3. advantages
  4. 4. disadvantages
  5. 5. Development Team
  6. 6. advantages
  7. 7. What Softheme Provides
  8. 8. for a dedicated center
  9. 9. for a development team
  10. 10. Fast Facts About Softheme’s Approach</li></ul>www.softheme.comOutsourcing to Softheme™ Software Outsourcing: Development Team vs. Dedicated Center<br />
  11. 11. Dedicated Center<br />Dedicated center – outstaffing:<br /><ul><li>The budget– salaries, equipment costs, other expenses – is transparent.
  12. 12. Team members are selected and report directly to on-site project manager.</li></ul>www.softheme.comOutsourcing to Softheme™ Software Outsourcing: Development Team vs. Dedicated Center<br />
  13. 13. Dedicated Center<br />ADVANTAGES<br />DISADVANTAGES<br /><ul><li>Transparency in tracking individual performance, compensation can be identified based on individual results
  14. 14. Low costs– once the center is set up the maintenance expenses are minimal
  15. 15. Theon-site and off-siteteams work as one organization; this builds creative environment allowing everybody on the team contribute off-the-shelf ideas to the project’s success
  16. 16. High level of dependency on the project team members, ‘people factor’
  17. 17. Transferring procedures for roles and positionsare not specified
  18. 18. Not too much room for maintaining discipline, cutting costs if not installed on the initial stages
  19. 19. No clear procedure of resizing a team</li></ul>www.softheme.comOutsourcing to Softheme™ Software Outsourcing: Development Team vs. Dedicated Center<br />
  20. 20. Dedicated Center<br /><ul><li>Overall, a dedicated center could be an efficient model for the teams of 10+ specialists. Direct management allows building the team which matches exactly the needs of the project.
  21. 21. Complimentary services which need to be taken care of:
  22. 22. human resources management
  23. 23. accounting
  24. 24. legal
  25. 25. general oversee</li></ul>www.softheme.comOutsourcing to Softheme™ Software Outsourcing: Development Team vs. Dedicated Center<br />
  26. 26. Development Team<br />A team within an organization:<br />ORGANIZATION<br /><ul><li> Fully set up turn-key infrastructure, a pool of resources.
  27. 27. During the initiation period the team gets adjusted to the on-site business process.
  28. 28. The skillset and team structure fully correspond to the exact project need.</li></ul>development team<br />www.softheme.comOutsourcing to Softheme™ Software Outsourcing: Development Team vs. Dedicated Center<br />
  29. 29. Development Team<br />Advantages of the model:<br /><ul><li> Stable performance, professional oversee
  30. 30. Fully setup environment including demo, staging, testing environments
  31. 31. Technology solutions knowledge base, proven practices:
  32. 32. quality assurance
  33. 33. knowledge transfer
  34. 34. performance reviews
  35. 35. Established organizational processes
  36. 36. Fast and efficient procedures for a short and long-term replacement of personnel
  37. 37. Flexible team size – depending on the project stage, can be increased or decreased upon request</li></ul>www.softheme.comOutsourcing to Softheme™ Software Outsourcing: Development Team vs. Dedicated Center<br />
  38. 38. Development Team<br />The core features of a development team are:<br /><ul><li> Established organizational processes
  39. 39. Fast and efficient procedures for a short and long-term replacement of personnel
  40. 40. Flexible team size – depending on the project stage, can be increased or decreased per request</li></ul>www.softheme.comOutsourcing to Softheme™ Software Outsourcing: Development Team vs. Dedicated Center<br />
  41. 41. What Softheme Provides<br />For a dedicated center:<br />broadband<br />certified equipment<br />convenient secure facility<br />a team of IT administrators<br />financial, accounting & legal support<br />professional recruiting team<br />www.softheme.comOutsourcing to Softheme™ Software Outsourcing: Development Team vs. Dedicated Center<br />
  42. 42. What Softheme Provides<br />For a development team:<br /><ul><li>cost-free project manager – an experienced specialist with excellent references who will be:</li></ul>ensuring the architectural solutions take functional/non-functional requirements into account<br />making sure the business requirements are properly understood<br />overseeing <br />the team<br /><ul><li>cost-free QA team on as-needed basis
  43. 43. no cost for additional non-specific equipment</li></ul>www.softheme.comOutsourcing to Softheme™ Software Outsourcing: Development Team vs. Dedicated Center<br />
  44. 44. What Softheme Provides<br />For a development team:<br /><ul><li>team size and structure are discussed with the customer to choose the most convenient model for particular project stage
  45. 45. short and long-term replacement of personnel caused by:
  46. 46. non-satisfactory performance
  47. 47. vacation
  48. 48. sick leave
  49. 49. resignation
  50. 50. no charges for the period of knowledge transfer
  51. 51. cost-free training for the staff, buying tools and materials</li></ul>www.softheme.comOutsourcing to Softheme™ Software Outsourcing: Development Team vs. Dedicated Center<br />
  52. 52. Fast Facts About Softheme’s Approach<br /><ul><li>Projects are managed thoroughly to ensure excellent end results
  53. 53. The processes are adjusted to address our customer’s business needs
  54. 54. Core IT domains:
  55. 55. application development
  56. 56. web development
  57. 57. maintenance and support
  58. 58. testing
  59. 59. dedicated centers
  60. 60. Internet marketing
  61. 61. Long-term partner relationships with our clients
  62. 62. 3 dedicated centers and over 10 development teams</li></ul>www.softheme.comOutsourcing to Softheme™ Software Outsourcing: Development Team vs. Dedicated Center<br />
  63. 63. Thank you!<br />Questions? -> info@softheme.com<br />2010 | Softheme Team | Kyiv, Ukraine | Software Outsourcing Solutions<br />www.softheme.com»Outsourcing to Softheme™<br />

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