Offshore Software Development: The Definitive Guide For CEOs

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • What is offshore software development?
  • When is the best time for offshore software development?
  • Who should use offshore software development?
  • What are the benefits of offshore software development?
  • Offshore outsourcing locations: Where can you go?
  • Does offshore outsourcing create an ethical dilemma?
  • How can you manage your offshore software development team?

What is offshore software development?

When is the best time for offshore software development?

Your operational costs are getting out of hand

You’re not scaling fast enough

Who should use offshore software development?

Does offshoring work for one-off projects?

What are the benefits of offshore software development?

Access to engineering talent

Lower costs of operation

The opportunity to scale quickly

The ability to focus on your core business

Offshore outsourcing locations: Where can you go?

India

Eastern Europe

Latin America

Does offshore outsourcing create an ethical dilemma?

How can you manage your offshore software development team?

Share the vision and mission of your company

Bridge the culture gap

Communicate effectively

  • E-mails: official communication, schedules, and project meeting notes can be shared via emails.
  • Instant messaging: Instant messaging tools like Slack and Skype work best for quick clarifications, status updates, and queries.
  • Productivity tools: Project management is crucial when working with offshore teams because without it, you wouldn’t know what your remote team is working on. Tools like JIRA, Asana, and Basecamp are worth exploring.

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