How To Verify Your Offshore Development Partner | 4 Useful Tips

First thing: are you sure it’s offshoring?

  • Offshoring — Building a dedicated software development team (complete with office space, administration, and management) in another country. You own the team entirely and they’re fully integrated into your business.
  • Outsourcing — Hiring contractors to temporarily cover a lack of capacity. These are more like freelancers: called in when required, but independent from your organisation.

1. Evaluate their demonstrated experience

2. Do they prioritise cost over quality?

3. How do they approach communication?

4. Can they bridge the culture gap?

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