Blog - 5 point checklist to choose a right outsourcing company
If you own a business, you would have definitely come across the word – Outsourcing. Outsourcing is the most happening advancements in recent times; most of the companies outsource their software or product development to save time, money and resources. If you have decided to outsource your job, the first and only step you need to look into is finding the right service provider.
It all starts with analyzing your needs. If you don’t have clarity on your goals, then you won’t get what you want, so be clear on your requirement and then start contacting companies. Take a look into this 5 point checklist while choosing your right outsourcing partner.
Experience & Track Record: The reputation and success of a company can be evaluated by its experience and track record. An experienced company would have been through lot of scenarios and will have a very diverse collection of successful projects under their wings. This experience is definitely an added advantage when it comes to your software or product development.
Technology Expertise: Check the technical expertise of the company because that is why you came to them. Not all companies can provide you the service you need. Make sure whether they have done or have the technical expertise to do your project in the technology you need. Request for a road map on what and how they are going to approach, develop and deliver your project.
Pricing: It is obvious that you are outsourcing your project to save money but that should not be the main motive. Don’t opt a company just for bidding low instead choose one who has understand your needs and is looking forward to share risks with you. You can negotiate with them but never settle down with a company that bids too low of your budget.
Infrastructure & Recruiting: It is always good to check the company’s infrastructure and recruiting capabilities before going for its outsourcing services. It is important to know that the company have understood your requirement well and has or can recruit the resource needed to complete your project.
Business Acumen: It is not just technology, infrastructure that decides a company but also its approach to a business and its acumen. A simple communication can give you an idea of a company and its approach to a business or client. Ask them a lot of questions and let them come up with solutions, it helps you in knowing about their business acumen.
There is lot of criteria when it comes to choosing an outsourcing company but there is one another criterion that you need to have – Patience. Don’t be in a hurry, don’t rush in to finalize the company and outsource your project. When it comes to outsourcing, it is you who is investing time, money and resource in it, so be patient and decide clearly.
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