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What is Offshore Development and Why is It Important?

2022年11月16日

Even with a team of skilled IT professionals, it can be difficult to take on new and unexpected projects.

They may be occupied with other important tasks and projects.

Instead of canceling new growth opportunities, there are still many options available to explore. 

One of them is offshore development.

Here, you hire an outsourced team of professionals to accomplish specific projects for you in a given period. Keep reading to learn more about this and its importance!


What is Offshore Development? 

Many companies make use of offshore development to create different programs and software.

However, this team is not from their workforce.

With offshore software development, the company utilizes a team located overseas. 

Many IT outsourcing companies have their headquarters based in regions like Central Europe or Asia.

The countries in these regions offer competitive prices as well as flexible labor resources.

These regions have an abundance of skilled IT professionals, ready to work with you on various projects. 

With this kind of service, many companies can start IT projects at much lower costs without disturbing anybody in their current workforce. 


Services Offered by Offshore Development

Many services can be done, through offshore software developers.

Here are some of the most common ones!

1. Web Development

When you’re own web design and development team has their hands full with projects, you can turn to outsource companies to provide these for you!

Offshore web developers help you build and maintain websites.

This includes both front-end and back-end web development. 

2. Mobile App Development

An overseas team can also have you develop a mobile app for your business.

These are a set of processes that involve creating or writing software for your smartphones.

Developers usually create applications for both iOS and Android since these are the two prominent mobile platforms. 

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3. QA Services

While developing a website and mobile app, it’s also part of the process to test these out.

This is where a Quality Assessment (QA) team comes in.

They are in charge of checking if the software or website is free of bugs.

An outsourced team can help you write test cases and check the products. 

4. UI/UX Design

You can also hire a separate team to work on your UI and UX Design with you.

Both aspects help improve the user experience of your future consumers.

UX design refers to the user experience design while UI design focuses on the user interface.

Both take on a human-first approach to deliver users effective and aesthetically pleasing platforms. 


Benefits of Offshore Development

When utilizing offshore software developers, both companies form mutual and beneficial cooperation.

For quality and superb IT services, they are still able to save money since these services come from developing countries. 

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1. Access to Talented Pool of Developers

With offshore development, you can find a reliable team of professionals that have the skills you require.

These include design, development, and testing.

Compared to hiring fresh graduates, you will immediately gain access to a team already equipped with both experience and talent. 

2. Cheaper operational costs

Working with an overseas team of developers does not break the bank.

There will be no need to set up their workspace in the office since all their work will be in their own country.

Companies can save money on purchasing additional equipment and other IT-related systems since the overseas team already has its own set of resources. 

Additionally, labor costs from offshore services are also cheaper compared to hiring professionals from the same country.

Since this is a project-based deal, you will also not need to pay for this team like regular employees. 

3. Reduced Costs for Development

With labor costs lower in overseas developing countries, the same goes for development costs.

Many services of flexible prices for their services, depending on what country you’re working with. 

4. Faster Project Completion

Compared to your team at the office, an offshore software team will not have other projects and tasks to complete daily.

Instead, they’re focused on just completing the project at hand whether it be developing a website UI design. 

5. Company to Focus on Core Activities

With a remote team working on IT-related projects, your team of professionals can focus on their tasks and activities.

The entire company can carry on business as usual tasks and focus on its core activities. 


Key Takeaway

Offshore software development focuses on providing professional IT services to companies.

When you work with them, you are provided with a team of skilled and reliable professionals, but at cheaper prices.

As you focus on your own business needs, they’ll accomplish your IT tasks. 

At Human Incubator, we offer Systems Development Contracting.

We provide you with a team to help you define, design, test, and implement your new software and applications.

If you’re interested in collaborating with us, contact us here today!

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