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Nearshore Presentation Short Version

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Nearshore Presentation Short Version

  1. 1. NearshoreDistributedAgile Teams<br />
  2. 2. Velocity Differentiator<br />Global Leader with Distributed Teams<br />Reduced risk<br />Increased quality<br />Value driven<br />
  3. 3. Is your team in the dark?<br />
  4. 4. Why South America?<br />Engineering expertise – Large, well educated pool of engineers(Over 25 national universities, many state and private universities) <br />Excellent English – both verbal and written<br />Cultural similarity – “Western” business style and etiquette<br />Continuity of resources – Loyal employee base with minimal turnover<br />
  5. 5. Nearshore Capabilities<br />Highly skilled Centers of Excellence<br />Development Centers (Java, .NET)<br />QA Center (White box, Black box, Automation, Integration)<br />UX Studio Center (Front end, web services)<br />
  6. 6. Offshore Challenges<br /><ul><li>Time zones: virtually no overlap with North America
  7. 7. Poor visibility
  8. 8. Hand offs
  9. 9. Full time foreign onsite PM
  10. 10. High turnover</li></li></ul><li>Offshore Challenges<br />NearshoreAdvantages<br /><ul><li>Time zones: 4 to 7 hours overlap with North America
  11. 11. Daily interaction/inspection
  12. 12. Cohesive teams
  13. 13. Part time US based PM
  14. 14. Stable teams
  15. 15. Time zones: virtually no overlap with North America
  16. 16. Poor visibility
  17. 17. Hand offs
  18. 18. Full time foreign onsite PM
  19. 19. High turnover</li></li></ul><li>
  20. 20. Distributed Collaboration<br />Collaborate<br />Scrum<br />Validate<br />
  21. 21. Distributed Communication<br />
  22. 22. Nearshore Center<br />
  23. 23. Client Successes<br />
  24. 24. Team Configurations<br />Velocity U.S.<br />Customer<br />Velocity Nearshore<br />Project<br />Manager<br />Technical<br />Liason<br />Product<br />Owner<br />Implementation<br />Consultant<br />Engagement<br />Director<br />QA<br />DEV<br />Team<br />Lead<br />
  25. 25. Total Cost of Engagement<br />Onsite costs: Rate*Hours<br />Offshore costs: Rate*Hours<br />
  26. 26. Total Cost of Engagement<br />Onsite costs: Rate*Hours<br />Offshore costs: Rate*Hours<br />Process overhead<br />Project execution model<br />Your allocation costs<br />Telephony & Connectivity<br />Transition & Knowledge transfer<br />Project trips<br />Relationship management<br />Time zone impact<br />
  27. 27. Total Cost of Engagement<br />Onsite costs: Rate*Hours<br />Offshore costs: Rate*Hours<br />Process overhead<br />Project execution model<br />Fully Loaded Cost<br />Your allocation costs<br />Telephony & Connectivity<br />Transition & Knowledge transfer<br />Project trips<br />Relationship management<br />Time zone impact<br />Total project hours<br />
  28. 28. Value Driven<br />Delivery Factors <br /><ul><li>Process Overhead
  29. 29. Onsite PM costs
  30. 30. Customer allocation costs
  31. 31. Attrition costs
  32. 32. Project trips
  33. 33. Relationship management
  34. 34. Project execution model</li></ul>Focus on delivered value not just hourly rate.<br />
  35. 35. Select Your Engagement<br />Web services <br />Product development<br />Product implementation<br />Data/Systems integration<br />Sustained engineering<br />IT applications<br />Platform conversions<br />QA services<br />
  36. 36. Sprint Zero<br />Low Impact Startup<br />Communicate Goals<br />Identify leadership<br />Establish execution process<br />Setup infrastructure<br />Share domain knowledge<br />Establish visits<br />Prepare sprint 1<br />Execute<br />

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