The terms “offshore”, “onshore”, and “nearshore software development”. Don't you know the difference? It is easier than it seems, offshore it is when you are living in Europe and have dev team in Israel, nearshore - you are in France and team is in Europe, and onshore you are in the USA and team is there too. Also, often nearshoring software development means that the outsource team will speak the same language as you.
Offshore & nearshore sourcing solutions allow companies around the world to use cost-effective solutions that enable the design and software development for projects of any complexity. As a result, it allows organizations to achieve business goals in short terms and with the lowest budget.
Today, nearshore and offshore sources are not only a low-cost solution for development but they have extended to cover scalability, quality, specialized skills and expertise. Therefore, every company must consider extending its software development power with an outsource development support team.
When a large project lands on your lap and immediately you are aware that your staff is unable to handle the project, and no matter what the reason is, you’re understaffed, lack of experts or got other tasks with higher priority, you will always say to yourself “I could use another team…” and hiring part-time employees or a local outsource team could maybe help to solve the problem this time but you know that it’s not a long term solution if you really want to be scalable.
Hiring nearshore software development staff, your company instantly becomes scalable and you get to enjoy the benefits, like scalable without the overhead of hiring and managing in-house teams.
Hiring in-house employee comes along with cross the board overheads, human resourcing is time-consuming, CV screening, headhunting, interviews, technical tests. Every manager knows that interviews and tests for candidates can be quite a headache and very expensive in terms of management time.
Therefore, having an outsource software development company is the best way to encapsulates the management overhead and minimizes it to an interface between local management and nearshore management. It allows you to manage a smaller in-house team and occupy locally only the positions that you consider to be a must. This way allows you not only to scale faster but to have a better focus on your core business.
Outsource website, mobile game, web, java, php & app development projects require high-competence experts and deep knowledge, so the price for such projects can be really high.
The differentiation in the economies between countries in the global world works for the benefit of everyone. The cost of living, employment laws and demand, unemployment rates and more cause sometimes a difference of more than 100% in the hourly rate between countries that are geographically close to each other. This is a huge benefit as it helps to reduce development costs if you find outsource web development company.
Choosing to offshore or nearshore your software projects is a plus for your company. You don’t have to invest in more office space and working desks for the new team members. Not to mention accounting, salaries, holidays, letting people go can also be quite a headache. In other words, you cut on the logistics while enjoying the benefits.
Whether you are a startup or an established company, you know what is the key to success: priority focusing!
It is common for different tasks in an organization to be starved resource-wise. This affects productivity and the quality of work. Offshore or nearshore sourcing allows you to address task starvation in the company and in general better manage your priorities.
As R&D manager flexibility is a must when you have a limited in-house team with low scalability potential you are less flexible and less prepared to market changes.
Having a remote support dev team gives you the flexibility you need, in task allocation, expertise and scalability.
By learning how to work with distant team members you train your organization to work in a distributed working environment. It also improves in-house productivity and collaboration because once the organization adapts to working with a nearshore team, it will also know how to communicate better with in-house teams in another office or another floor.
Both offshore & nearshore software development becomes a trend in our days and allows to gain profit for many startups and companies worldwide. Having an outsource development and support services from the Smartexe team gives your company additional benefits:
- finding the best partner for the projects or permanent support service;
- cost-effective solution for project development or support;
- experienced and responsible team.
Remember, a great reputation equals to top quality. Good luck!