One of the only good things about Covid is that it opened our collective eyes to how successful companies can continue to be even when staff doesn’t sit together in an office. Sure, it took some creativity, a lot of WiFi access, and the willingness of people to learn new technologies, but nobody can deny that for many industries, it worked.
In fact, it’s worked so well that two things have happened: One, some companies have released their corporate leases and are keeping their teams distributed. And two, business leaders have learned that their teams can be—quite literally—all over the map and still reach business goals, build products, and belong to one culture.
This is good news, right? Because now, not only are you able to hire specialty talent in other countries, you should. Offshoring and Outsourcing are where it’s at. So what are you waiting for?
When you work with a company like TurnKey, you tap into years of experience and tap out of things like multiple interviews, onboarding processes, and worrying about international guidelines for hiring. In short, we got you.
TurnKey is here to explain how to hire dedicated development team. Let’s ask and answer some of the most relevant questions here.
A dedicated remote software development team is one that is recruited and hired offshore with the intent of it being solely focused on your company and your product. It’s different from outsourcing, which is hiring someone (or a team) to do a short-term or one-off project. Offshoring enables companies of all sizes to build remote teams of specialty software developers, benefit from their niche skills, grow and support their culture, and meet product deadlines. So, when should you consider hiring a dedicated remote development team?
Here are a few instances in which Offshoring might make perfect sense for your company:
Offshoring enables companies of all sizes to build remote teams of specialty software developers, benefit from their niche skills, grow and support their culture, and meet product deadlines.
So, when should you consider hiring a dedicated remote development team? Here are a few instances in which Offshoring might make perfect sense for your company:
You and your existing team are busy, right? (Swamped is more like it.) But your new product isn’t going to launch itself. Enter Offshoring. Specialty talent across the globe are ready to dedicate time to getting that product built and launched. It makes sense for your budget, for your existing team, and for your deadlines.
If Outsourcing is the speed dating of the software development world, Offshoring is the one you bring home to mama. Your offshore team is there through thick and thin—these developers will become just as much a part of your home team as the ones you see in person. So when you have a long-term project that you know will require updates over an extended period of time, Offshoring is a perfect match.
This isn’t a question. We know you want to scale. Remember in one of our recent blogs where we wrote that the one who scales first usually wins? We get the sense if you’re reading this, you’re one of the winners. In which case Offshoring is the answer for you. Don’t run your own team ragged when you can hire a remote team to help.
If you’ve got funding, you want to use it wisely, right? Hiring a dedicated team is not only smart from a timing perspective, it’s great for your budget. The talent your firm will find for you in Latin America or Eastern Europe is going to be top-notch, ready to start, and won’t break the bank like hiring onshore or local talent will.
There are lots of dedicated software development services you might need. Here are some of the most popular ones:
Dedicated development teams can provide custom software development services to create bespoke software solutions that meet the exact needs of the business. They can provide design, engineering, testing, and support for all types of software.
Dedicated software developers can create mobile apps for iOS and Android devices, as well as hybrid apps for both platforms. These developers will be able to bring together a wide range of skills to create engaging, user-friendly apps that drive business growth.
Dedicated teams are able to develop websites from scratch or customize existing ones to meet specific requirements. This includes creating dynamic websites with an intuitive user interface (UI) and secure back-end programming languages like PHP and MySQL.
Dedicated development teams can design, develop and maintain databases that are optimized for maximum performance while ensuring accuracy and data integrity. They are also skilled in creating business intelligence (BI) solutions such as data warehouses and data lakes that enable businesses to make more informed decisions based on available data sources.
Dedicated development teams offer cloud computing services such as SaaS (Software as a Service), IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and PaaS (Platform as a Service). These solutions enable businesses to store critical data offsite in secure private clouds while being able to access the files anytime, anywhere without worrying about hardware costs or maintenance of servers onsite.
Dedicated development teams offer comprehensive DevOps solutions to automate and streamline software development, testing, deployment and maintenance processes. This helps businesses speed up the time-to-market for their products while minimizing overhead costs associated with manual deployment processes.
Dedicated software developers can ensure that all aspects of a project conform to industry standards and meet customer expectations. This is done through rigorous quality assurance (QA) tests that evaluate code functionality, performance, scalability, security, usability and reliability.
Dedicated development teams provide ongoing technical support to keep software applications running smoothly even after they have been launched in production environments. They can also provide maintenance services to make necessary changes and updates as needed.
Using a dedicated development team provides businesses with the flexibility and scalability to build custom software solutions that are tailored to their specific requirements. Furthermore, they can ensure quality assurance and help businesses stay on top of technological trends while keeping operational costs low. Most importantly, dedicated teams can reduce time-to-market for products and services by efficiently managing the entire software development lifecycle.
Offshoring—especially when done with the right partner—has more benefits than you might think. Let’s count the ways!
The dedicated team model is a flexible approach where the client hires an entire team of developers, designers, and other specialists for specific business needs. The team works exclusively on the product until it’s launched. This model provides more control over the development process and allows for greater flexibility in terms of scope changes. Here are some pros and cons of the Dedicated Team Model:
The time and material model is an agile approach that charges clients based on the actual time and resources used to complete a project. The client pays for the hours worked by each member of the team as well as any additional expenses incurred during the project. This model provides transparency in terms of costs and allows for greater flexibility in terms of scope changes. Certainly, here are some pros and cons of the Time and Material Model:
The fixed price model is a traditional approach where the client pays a fixed amount for a project, regardless of how much time or resources are required to complete it. This model provides predictability in terms of costs but may not allow for much flexibility in terms of scope changes. Let’s look at this model’s pluses and minuses:
Overall, each model has its pros and cons, and choosing one depends on several factors such as budget, timeline, project complexity, and level of control desired by the client.
That depends on you and your needs. We can find every specialist you need, and advise you if you aren’t sure how to put all the pieces together—all you need to do is ask. Here is a list of the most hired positions:
You may also need data scientists or solutions architects. We can help with those, too.
Granted, we’re biased, but you could just call TurnKey and get the ball rolling. We check all the boxes below (and then some). But if you insist on doing more research, read the three critical steps you need to take when choosing a perfect company.
Specialized websites like Clutch, IT Firms, or GoodFirms can be helpful here. These websites serve as outstanding data aggregators related to software development vendors across the globe.
Look to see whether your potential partners have the necessary expertise, how long they’ve been in business, and how big they are.
Use the same websites listed above to learn about—and from—other companies’ experience.
No doubt, each reliable tech vendor has a large portfolio of previous projects. That makes portfolio research an incredibly important process. It helps you understand better the vendor’s expertise and whether it can satisfy your business needs. For instance, TurnKey often gets new customers thanks to recommendations made by our previous partners who are pleased by our experience and high-quality services.
Be sure to discuss pricing and payment terms upfront so there are no surprises later on when it comes time to pay for the services rendered by the dedicated software development team.
Establish clear expectations and deliverables at the beginning of the project so everyone is on the same page regarding deadlines, milestones, etc., throughout its duration.
Finally, make sure to review progress regularly to ensure the dedicated software developers are meeting their goals and producing quality work. Doing this will help keep the project on track and allow you to make necessary changes as needed.
By following these steps, you can be sure that you’re hiring the right dedicated development team for your project. With a clear understanding of what you need from them and realistic expectations in place, you can rest assured knowing that your project is in good hands with experienced professionals who have delivered successful projects in the past.
The software developers you’ll find here are super fly when it comes to niche skills. They are also culturally aligned (or can be) and budget-friendly. The downside is that unless you’re nocturnal or have insomnia, the time zone difference can be an issue.
If you’re in the United States, this is a great option. The bench is deep in Brazil, Mexico, and Columbia, and the rates are friendly, but this is a market where you may find a language or cultural barrier to overcome.
Honestly, we make it pretty easy. You know what you need and we know all the right questions to ask. We build your team as big or as small as you need it, with custom-recruited talent (not whoever we have sitting on the bench).
It’s YOUR team, dedicated to YOUR product, working within YOUR culture and within YOUR rules. That’s why we call it YOURshoring.
You come to us knowing your requirements, your budget, your process for onboarding, and how (and what) you need built. We fill you in on how we can meet all of those needs with a remote team that is curated and culture-matched just for you.
A quote from a well-known, brilliant entrepreneur—Ferris Bueller—seems to fit here. He said, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” So true, Ferris, so true.
As technology speeds along, and the world scrambles to catch up, you’d be remiss to keep your gaze focused on what’s just right in front of you. The global talent market is bursting at the seams with technical talent ripe for the picking. All you need is someone who understands how to navigate those international waters to get you aligned with a team that feels like your home away from home.
That’s where we come in. TurnKey is ready to keep you on the cutting edge of your industry, with top-notch developers and engineers who seamlessly integrate into your teams while boosting your productivity.
Like ferris, the question isn’t what are you going to do… The question is, what aren’t you going to do. Let’s build this thing together and prepare for greatness.
The best approach to hiring a dedicated development team is to partner with TurnKey Labs using our YOURshoring model. You’ll obtain experienced, dedicated software engineers curated to your project needs.
Offshoring brings you a remote development team who is dedicated to your project. They are located in another time zone, offer specialized expertise, and can seamlessly integrate into your culture, your timelines, and your team vibe. At this point, the question is who DOESN’T need one?
Freelancers are awesome. Love them. They’re great for one-off projects and short-term help in this industry. Focused on their portfolio and their personal schedule, freelancers put themselves first—rightfully so. When you need long-term, integrated help building a product, scaling your company, or expanding your offerings, dedicated developers are where it’s at.
Of course, you can just jump in the deep end and hope you can tread water long enough to find the right shore. Or, you can call TurnKey—we will work with you to find the talent you need, when you need it.
Your competitors do. Should you? Well, consider these questions: Do you need to launch a new product but don’t have the internal bandwidth? Do you have long-term projects that need continual updates? Need to scale? Have funding or a limited budget and can’t/won’t compromise quality? Offshoring is the answer to all of the above.
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