WHITE PAPER: Offshore Software Development
Aspire Systems, Inc.
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Once you are convinced about the capabilities of the offshore vendor, you could continue to
outsource your projects both small and big ones alike.
STEP 3: DEDICATED TEAMS
When your projects are of an incremental nature, working with a dedicated team from the
vendor firm is the most practical option. In this scenario you will have an offshore team
working exclusively on your projects. Depending on the size, scope and frequency of the
projects you could decide upon the number of persons who will be assigned to your dedicated
team. This enables:
! Better control over the team/development processes.
! You to choose and groom your team for continuous projects. You can cash in on the
relationship with the development team and their prior experience in your
projects/processes to your advantage.
! Further cost savings compared to the project prices.
STEP 4: JOINT VENTURE
You can go one step further and establish a joint venture with the offshore vendor with whom
you have worked with on a project basis until now. This is the simplest way to make an entry
into offshore centers like India. Some advantages to this approach include:
! Further offshore savings
! Access to funding from the vendor country
! Enhancing shareholder value by way of expanding operations to other countries while
! Taking advantage of subsidiary/other incentives provided by vendor country including
Please refer to another detailed whitepaper on Offshore Vendor Evaluation available from
Aspire Systems' website at