When it comes to developing software, new processes and ways of working are always evolving at the same time. The speed of development and timescales from ideation to deployment often need to be accelerated as markets move forwards.
An article from Forbes claims that outsourcing can “swing open the doors to a world of experts in [these] emerging fields” of newer technologies, including AI or blockchain. These offshore experts are an incredible asset to add to your in-house teams, and often at cheaper rates due to more affordable overheads and office costs. But what are the benefits of developing software via outsourced teams, and what exactly can they handle?
What can be developed offshore?
When it comes to looking at the kinds of software that can be developed offshore, the sky really is the limit. All kinds of software development can be developed via BPO service teams, and adding the international talent pool of skilled programmers to your business might be one of the best moves you can make. Highly skilled IT teams and professionals can be added to your workflow to help you hit your business goals.
All types of coding and software programme development can be developed by offshore developers. Skilled coders with a keen eye for collaboration with your in-house team can give you the boost you need to get programming projects over the line. Even database management systems can be developed offshore in outsourced IT teams.
2. Proprietary software
Copyrighted proprietary software unique for your business needs, can that be developed via BPO? Yes, it can. From complex backend systems to sophisticated graphical user interfaces, all kinds of software can be coded offshore.
3. App development
Whether you’re building a game, a mapping tool, a security application, or a native app for iOS or Android, all apps can be developed by teams available around the clock. Make the most of time zone differences to have a team on hand 24/7.
The benefits of offshore development
There are many benefits of choosing offshore software development, which include:
- Agile working
- 24/7 support
- International talent pool
- Shared responsibility
The test-and-learn approach of agile working is a huge asset to collaborating with offshore teams. The time zone differences can work to your advantage, giving you talent online at any time of day or night, and the international talent pool is open for your business. You may discover developers in a different country who may never have walked through your office doors or gone through your recruitment process otherwise. Spreading the mental load of developing software through a wider team gives much-needed support to in-house teams and can even speed up the pace of deployment.
According to Outsourced.ph, the rate of outsourced software development in the Philippines is expanding rapidly at 40% per year. Why not choose this excellent country for your outsourcing requirements? Seventy percent of the global BPO industry is in the Philippines, and the industry itself is growing by 8–10% each year. It’s a thriving business community and one that we’re proud to have been working with for more than 20 years.
Get in touch today to find out more about the power of BPO software development for your business.