Every business wants to expand the reach of their software application to as many users as possible. Yet, so many applications never reach their potential, simply because the design or implementation of the application didn’t keep every type of end-user in mind.
If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that we live in a borderless world. Despite all restrictions on domestic and international travel, we have gained more access to people across the globe—all thanks to the power of technology that’s able to keep up with the speed of our fast-paced world.
And to keep up in today’s fast paced marketplace, location can no longer be a limitation. In fact, it’s become very normal for businesses to outsource certain business functions. Outsourcing allows teams to control costs and focus on their core business while their offshore counterparts focus on their tasks.
A healthy QA culture results in strong, confident teams. And with a powerful team in place, you can produce exceptional products and achieve greater success when going to the market. While the task of building great culture belongs to the QA Team Manager, it’s up to each member of your software QA team to participate and contribute towards a healthy workplace culture.
For years, India has been the go-to-destination for offshore QA. Many leading U.S.-based software testing companies, including QASource, have made India home to their testing facilities. In our latest infographic, QASource breaks down the top 6 reasons why outsourcing to India makes the best business sense.
Building out an effective dev organization requires a strategic, yet flexible approach to budgeting. As your company grows, you may need to quickly ramp up resources, or ramp down certain teams and shift them over to newly prioritized areas of the roadmap.
This volatility can make planning the budget for any team within your organization challenging, but it is especially true for an outsourced team that must rapidly shift and shape to the changing needs of stakeholders, dev and QA managers, and the customer.
One of the main challenges startups face is accomplishing critical functions when there isn't enough money, resources or time to staff properly. While it's inevitable that members of a startup wear some different hats, there comes a point when it's unsustainable to continue doing this at every level if the organization wants to grow. It makes more sense to outsource. But which functions does it make sense to contract out? Let's look at 5 areas.