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How to choose a dedicated development team

A step-by-step guide

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So you’ve decided to hire a dedicated development team for your software project. Great choice! Now you’re faced with the question: how do you hire a dedicated software development team? You need the right team, but with so many options available, it can be tricky to find exactly what you need.

You have to be realistic about your budget, and the talent available at your price point. Hitting the sweet spot between cost and quality is a real challenge, and finding the ideal dedicated development team takes careful consideration. So where do you start? Here’s our guide to choosing a dedicated team.

How to choose the right dedicated team

There are a number of steps to follow when choosing your dedicated development team, many of which can apply to hiring any external developer or outsourcing company:

  1. Evaluate expertise by assessing a team’s proficiency in relevant technologies, frameworks, and industries. Look for past projects similar to yours in their portfolio.
  2. Check reviews and references to see feedback from previous clients or check online reviews to gauge the team’s reputation, reliability, and the quality of their work.
  3. Prioritize communication skills, so the team can clearly understand your requirements and provide regular updates. Language proficiency and cultural fit are essential.
  4. Emphasize flexibility and adaptability by choosing a team that can adapt to changes, employ agile methodologies, and pivot to accommodate project needs.
  5. Ensure transparent pricing by looking for a team that provides clear and fair pricing, avoiding hidden costs or unexpected charges.
  6. Take an agile approach to project management by assessing the team’s project management practices. An agile approach provides flexibility and transparency.
  7. Consider scalability and the team’s ability to scale with your project. Ensure they can handle potential growth and adapt to increased demands.
  8. Build a long-term relationship by choosing a team committed to ongoing support, maintenance, and future enhancements.
  9. Verify legal and security compliance and protect your Intellectual Property (IP) and maintain data security by following the relevant legal and security standards.
  10. Expect a trial period or pilot project to assess the team’s capabilities, work dynamics, and compatibility before committing to a bigger engagement.

Where to find a dedicated team for your needs

There’s no doubt that by using a dedicated offshore development team, you can save on costs without compromising on quality. But where can you find one?

How to hire a dedicated development team

At Proshore, we take a 3-phase approach to setting up your dedicated software development team. Here’s how it works:

Get a customized plan that addresses your challenges

Jeroen and the team analyse your challenges to come up with a customized plan and proposal based on what you need.

Meet your new team

Your plan covers setting up team roles and tasks. Babish, our CTO, assembles the best team available from our talent pool and shares it with you for approval.

2-month trial period

Test your team’s output during a 60-day trial period. Not happy with someone? We work with you to replace them at no extra cost.

Expand or scale down

Add new talent to your team or scale down based on your goals and roadmap. No recruiting, hiring or HR paperwork.

Why choose a dedicated team from Proshore?

Whether you are looking for a self-managed development team or dedicated developers to augment your capacity, Proshore’s got you covered. 

Pick your perfect team from our pool of over 4,000 vetted talents, adding specific skills and expertise without full-time hiring – so you’re not paying full salaries for people you rarely need. Not only that, you get a team that’s incentivized to work with you long-term, and we do the hiring – so there’s no HR paperwork needed. 

As early ‘agile’ adopters, our way of working enables active collaboration without you having to micromanage, resulting in consistent turnover of scalable output, often before time-to-market. Our decade-long experience ensures that working across different time zones is no problem. Everyone is kept up to speed with the project at all times. 

Best of all, you get a self-managed, dedicated team that can operate on their own at half the price of European and US equivalents.

Need a cost-effective and highly-skilled, dedicated development team? Proshore has an ever-expanding team of top tech talent located in the Netherlands and Nepal. Book a call today.

Jeroen Haico
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