7 Common Signs You Need to Outsource Your Project

Outsourcing is often cheaper than hiring your own team, and it is a trap that many fall into thinking they will loose money if they outsource project. We’ve identified some warning signs that it may be a good time to pass responsibility to a software development company.

Here are the 7 signs that you need to outsource your app project:

  • Lack of in-house expertise
  • You have talent shortage
  • You are afraid of risk
  • You need to expand existing software to a new platform or language
  • Business with demand peaks
  • Short deadlines for software development

Learn more about each sign below :

1. You don’t have enough funds in the budget for full-time developers

2. Lack of in-house expertise

Let’s assume you’ve identified a need to build a mobile application to support your business, but your software team isn’t experienced in mobile apps. Mobile app development is different from web and other software development work and requires a different strategy.

You need many different resources to build a mobile app, that many include Android programmer, iOS programmer, Mobile Architect, Product Manager, Tester, and Business Analyst. Hiring all these resources for just one project will likely be time consuming and expensive.

Ideally, you want to use an outside firm to build the initial product and then determine if you need to hire internally or continue to use outside help.

You’ll want to hire an expert, who has done this many times, so that your product meets or exceeds your expectations.

3. You have talent shortage

4. You are afraid of risk

5. You need to expand existing software to a new platform or language

Instead of burning time and capital to “re-do” a project for a new platform, use an outside team. Since your project is already complete, the specifications, expectations, design, and roadmap are already clear to anyone joining the project.

This frees up time for you to focus on working on feature requests and updates to the actual product, while making it easy for an outside team to join. Whether you’re collaborating or handing off that section, development companies make this easy!

6. Business with demand peaks

The benefit is you pay them only when you are at peak, leaving your full-time employees to focus on the tasks they were hired for.

7. Short deadlines for software development

Need help getting started with your software project or looking to outsource? Reach out to Ankora Inc, a software development firm with the experience and expertise to ensure your success!

Ankora Inc has been offering web and app development services to entrepreneurs and enterprises since 2016.

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