Offshore Benefits for All Size of Business | Outsource QA
Is outsourcing for everyone?
There are things all businesses have to comb through as they consider outsourcing some of IT operations.
Offshore programming or development is something that involves programming for web systems, mobile applications and any digital products. And it is what from SMEs to large enterprises, and government organizations, non-governmental organizations in various fields are taking advantage of for various reasons.
When businesses outsource some fractions of their operation like that, it is called outsourcing, cloud solution or offshore development depending on where you look from.
Outsourcing - Outsource some of IT operations or customer support services for examples to external company.
Crowd Source - Hire freelancers on crowdsourcing platform or utilize user testing platform that gets the job done for you.
Cloud Solution - Consult with an agency that works with offshore development companies or resources to support the job.
Offshore Development - Set up a team in offshore location or user offshore vendor to assign a team to support the job.
Why would you outsource?
Any product managers or system managers have had the same experience. After coding a system with internal resources, you often encounter issues like shortage in resources for testing, quality assurance, product performance, inflated cost after a number of iterations, security risk and so on.
Unless it's a well-stablished organization that has shipped numerous products, it is rare to find a team that is fully functioning. In various scenarios, it is a smart choice to outsource some operations or development work to experts that specialize in the job you want done - that in the long run saves you hiring cost and unwanted cost during down time.
Advantages of using outside QA solutions
- Better Test Coverage
- Cost Efficiency
- Impartial and Autonomous Results
- Access to Best Practices and Latest Tools
- Improved Time to Market
- Minimized Management Efforts
The list goes on.
But most importantly, when you outsource, they do everything they can to deliver the best output within the deadline, while internal teams can come up with excuses to delay integration, execute partial test and give you headaches.
There is no reason not to take advantage of experts whose job is to ensure quality and performance, that allows your developers to focus on core development than time consuming tests.
SHIFT ASIA works with customers of all sizes and industries, and it is indeed exciting that our work enables teams around the world to feel confident of their work, saving them from the trouble of testing!
Best scenarios to take advantage of outside resources
1) Can't find experienced QA engineer / test to hire in-house
2) Release frequency is not frequent and it's not cost effective to hire someone full-time
3) Requirements is complex involving manual testing, devops and automation that in-house team can't handle
4) Unsure of internal resources having access to latest practices, and needs an update
5) Unhappy with current product performance and needs an 3rd eye to verify
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