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Key Attributes of Outsourcing Software Development Service Provider

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Key Attributes of Outsourcing Software Development Service Provider

  1. 1. Email: info@crispycodes.com Voice (India): +91-794-000-3266 Key Attributes of Outsourcing Software Development Service Provider Posted By: Rahul Vyas - Team Leader @ Crispy Codes Outsourcing software development services has become a commonplace for several organizations, big or small, across all types of industries. Now, when we say ‘outsourcing’ the first thing that comes to mind is ‘getting your work done at dirt cheap rates’. However, is ‘affordable software development solutions’ the only thing to look for in an outsourcing company? Clearly not! Considering only the prices, does not seem to be a good idea, as there may be unreasonable delays in delivery of a project, the quality of work may also be ‘cheap’ and unacceptable, and the service provider might not accommodate any last minute changes or consider what if scenarios. In such cases, scouting for cheaper rates proves to be very costly. The outsourcing landscapes are changing, the competition is increasing and now affordability is no longer the only value proposition. Clients are looking for comprehensive packages delivering services of the highest value. Let’s Have a Quick Look at Some of the Key Attributes one Should Look out for; in a Good Software Development Service Provider:  An expert software development team that combines the experience of veterans and the skills of young developers.  Proven track record of successful execution of projects for clients. Notes of client appreciation and feedback shall also be considered.  Availability of infrastructure and resources to carry out projects in the most efficient manner.  Companies that promise the best quality at cost effective rates, and faster delivery within the set deadlines are the best bet. Additionally, if you are outsourcing your project, it often means that the native language at vendor’s end is different from yours. This might be a big challenge while communicating your requirements; and
  2. 2. understanding the project progress. Hence, it is imperative to ensure that the representative at the service provider’s end can effectively communicate your needs to the team and vice versa. Understanding client requirements and tailoring software development projects to fulfill these requirements is a prerequisite. Besides, the professional IT Company you choose for software development requirements must have an excellent reputation in the industry. It is also Important to Interact with the Team, Possessing enlisted Qualities, Working on your Project…  Passion for programming and curiosity to understand and learn new things  A non-dogmatic approach is crucial, and beyond that, the capability to bring in creativity and innovation in a software development project matters a lot.  Quick grasping and fast learning capabilities  The team of developers should have complete understanding of the development tools, compiler/IDE and know how to utilize them for the best results  Project requirements might alter during the course of development, a team that has problem solving capabilities and can aptly handle what if scenarios is the perfect choice  Experience and ability in writing codes in a clear, precise and well formatted manner.  A focused approach towards delivering beyond what is required  Ability to design class structures, APi’s subsystems within and application and complete application architectures.  Very transparent and comprehensive written and verbal communication  A user oriented approach, where developers understand the use requirements and deliver accordingly. Before engaging a software development team, it is important to research, shortlist and then finalize the best team to work on your project. Outsourcing agents within companies should make the final choice only after due diligence. Besides, it is not a great idea to put all your apples in a single basket. Divide your software development requirements amongst two or three vendors you find the best. Once you work with all of them, you will know exactly which development firm is the best to work with. Evaluate the companies based on the fees they charge, effectiveness of communication, rate of approvals, and number of iterations done, the quality they deliver, the project handling capabilities of the development team and so on. So now is the right time to work towards aligning your interests to software development & build strategic partnership with an appropriate firm, to outsource your future projects. Company Address: Hi-Tech House Nr. Gurukul Tower, Gurukul, Ahmedabad-380015 Gujarat, India Website: www.CrispyCodes.com Email: info@crispycodes.com
  3. 3. The Original Article Was Posted on: http://www.crispycodes.com/blog/software-development/key-attributes-outsourcing-software-development-service-provider.php Copyright ©2014 Crispy Codes - All Rights Reserved.

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