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Outsourcing Your First Mobile App

Written by delaPlex
December 10,2014

In certain contexts, not having a mobile app can be the equivalent of a business not having a website 10 years ago. Enterprises that want to grow, maximize profits and interact with customers must build an engaging experience for their customers, and a large part of such an experience is...

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Incremental vs. Conventional Requirements Gathering

Written by delaPlex
October 14,2014

Regardless of which development method is used for a project, the first step is always to gather the requirements. Just as no builder would try to construct a house without knowing the square footage, number of bedrooms and budget, you must first determine the size, scope and purpose of the...

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How to Combine Agile Software Development with Outsourcing

Written by delaPlex
September 16,2014

Many companies today feel that they are facing a dilemma that cannot be resolved. They want to outsource much of their work, but at the same time, they want to adopt the agile method of development. Because one of the cornerstones of agile methodology involves collaboration, the myth is that...

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Avoiding the Race to the Bottom with Software Development Outsourcing

Written by delaPlex
September 08,2014

Professional auto mechanics know that when it is time to buy tools, they have two basic choices. They can buy the least expensive tools available, knowing that the steel will be inferior and likely to bend or break under stress, and then replace the tools frequently. Alternatively, they can pay...

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5 Benefits of Agile Software Development

Written by delaPlex
August 07,2014

Agile development is a phrase used in software development to describe methodologies for incremental software development. Agile development is an alternative to traditional project management where emphasis is placed on empowering people to collaborate and make team decisions in addition to...

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Outsourcing Software Development: Which Pricing Model Should I Choose?

Written by delaPlex
June 19,2014

The handbook for running a successful business has been rewritten in the last 20 years or so. Today, you have to compete in a global economy — and the operative word is “compete.” If you’re running a small to mid-sized business, you can’t outspend the major players, but you can remain...

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Should I develop my product in-house or outsource the work?

Written by delaPlex
May 13,2014

While the idea of outsourcing isn’t new, you’ve heard the horror stories.

It seems like a great way to save money, but what about reliability? How easy will it be to find the developer(s) to whom you outsourced when you need maintenance, feature enhancements, and bug fixes?

With today’s tight...

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5 Mistakes Companies Make When Outsourcing Software Development

Written by delaPlex
April 02,2014

You’re the idea person, the manager, the visionary. You’ve got a great concept for your company’s next product, but you don’t have the skills to create it with your own two hands or an in-house team that can do it. Or – maybe your in-house team is already swamped with supporting your existing...

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