Some companies are convinced that software development outsourcing is the way to go. Other businesses think on that decision for a long time.
While outsourcing has many potential benefits, there are also dangers that need to be addressed and taken into consideration before you make the first step.
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Leasing individuals may sometimes be a good way to start, but in the long run it leads to problems with lack of responsibility, sense of belonging and high attrition rate.
Great talents do not sit on the bench waiting for work to come their way, they like to be on the field.
Introduce outsourcing properly to them and address their fears and doubts. Ultimately success depends on good cooperation between the employees of both parties.
Be sure that outsourced team members truly understand your business by introducing them to your organization the same way you would introduce your own new employees (you can even reuse some starter training packages). Onsite workshops are also very helpful.
It can be a breath of fresh air for your company, with benefits ranging from small technical improvements or new development tools to major improvements / re-engineering of software development life cycle.