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are many great reasons to take advantage of software development outsourcing –
ranging from the flexibility it offers, easy access to skilled specialists to
possible time and money savings. However, not all companies will be able to
benefit from it – they will make mistakes on their outsourcing journey that
will give them all sorts of headaches. Don’t get discouraged, though. All you
have to do is learn from their mistakes rather than your own ones! Today, we’re
talking about some of the biggest mistakes that keep companies from leveraging
the power of outsourcing.
companies fail to benefit from all the advantages of software development
outsourcing, getting frustrated and discouraged in the process? That’s because,
startup is a very special type of businesses. One that has unique needs at
every stage of its growth – from inception, through constant experimenting with
its value proposition, through difficult and often very surprising (even for
its own funders!) software development. For a startup, hiring an external team
of developers seems like a great idea due to the flexibility this strategy
offers. That is, of course, if this external team really understands what a
startup needs and how they can best help it to blossom into a successful
searching for a software house itself wasn’t difficult enough already!
Considering the unique nature of startups, it’s even more difficult for their
founders to find the ...
comes to your mind when you’re thinking of the first criterion for hiring a new
software outsourcing provider? An interesting portfolio of projects,
industry-specific experience, similar corporate culture? Even if you are one of
those decision makers who genuinely prioritize one of those, you may still end
up having to pick the cheapest alternative.
This is not a problem. The problem is that the cheapest alternative is
rarely what it claims it is. Learn from others’ mistakes rather than your own
and find out why you simply can’t afford to hire bad software developers.
that bad developers, outsourced or not, can cause more damage than benefit to
any organization, is hardly a new one ...