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  • Innovative Nearshore Approach to Software Development

Nearshore Presentation 2 Minutes Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Distributed Agile in a Nearshore Model
  • 2. About Velocity Partners
    • “ We enable software development organizations to increase velocity and quality"
    • Applying our Agile expertise in a distributed model
    • Three distinct services:
      • Nearshore development using innovative model
      • Onsite technical consulting – Development, QA and Project Management
      • Agile coaching for Agile adoption
    • Offices in Bellevue, Portland, Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Montevideo
  • 3. What is Distributed Agile?
    • Velocity Partners offers an innovative Nearshore approach that accelerates the software development process while significantly reducing cost and risk.
    • Agile execution for cohesion and collaboration
    • Blending your local team with a South American team
    • Time zone and Cultural similarity within the Americas
  • 4. Nearshore Capabilities
    • Velocity Partners’ South American centers are staffed with highly skilled Agile professionals trained in multiple technologies.
    • Experience: SaaS, Web, Software Products, IT Systems
    • Core Technologies: Java, C#/.NET, C++, Flash
    • Platforms/Data: Unix, Windows, Linux, Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, Flex
  • 5. Offshore Challenges
    • Companies often face challenges when outsourcing to an offshore (farshore) development team.
    • Significant overhead involved in creating detailed handoff requirements or changing requirements
    • Time zone difference creates poor communication
    • Decreased visibility into real-time project status
  • 6. Nearshore Advantages
    • Close Proximity, Highly Collaborative, Culturally Similar teams.
    • Average 4 hour time zone difference creates a cohesive team environment
    • Daily Team Interaction
    • Low Effective Cost
  • 7. Agile Development Processes Velocity Partners’ nearshore approach is based on high quality Agile development processes that maximize return on investment in software development.
  • 8. Distributed Collaboration
  • 9. Nearshore Center
  • 10. Nearshore Client Successes “ In the end we switched all of our outsourced work to Velocity Partners Nearshore model“
  • 11. Sample Velocity Project Experience SaaS Enterprise Technology Products Daptive Microsoft Zetec Global Scholar Symmetra thePlatform House Values Providence Health Vulcan Getty Blackwell Books Tideworks Amazon Intellectual Ventures Corvel Disney Internet Group Speakeasy(Best Buy) Regence
  • 12. Potential Team Configurations QA DEV Dev Manager Lead Dev Project Oversight Engagement Director Project Manager Technical Liason Product Owner Business Analyst Customer Velocity Nearshore Velocity Local
  • 13. Process Debt Low High Low Cost High How Does Velocity Compare? Local Options Distributed Nearshore Hand off teams No Value Local Consultant Velocity Nearshore FTE Asia / E. Europe