It’s a complex and costly decision to outsource vs. hiring a team. Both paths have both pros and cons and depending on the maturity of the project and it’s crucial to find a trusted partner to succeed.
Here are some pros/cons of outsourcing your software project and how to overcome some of these issues.
There are many advantages for outsourcing a project to a third-party team.
While outsourcing software development can bring many benefits, it can also present several challenges. Here are some problems with outsourcing and ways to overcome the issues that can plague outsourced projects.
When to Outsource vs. Hire Directly
Outsourcing your project is a great option when:
- You are looking to execute a project quickly and need a team to help. Finding a great outsourcing partner can help expedite your project timelines.
- You are looking to augment a team and add additional headcount to a project or bring on additional skills your current team doesn’t have.
- You are looking to save money on your project over the long run and don’t have the time and expertise to hire nearshore and offshore yourself.