Offshore Software Development India

Written by Janaki Ramani

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How to start a offshore software development relationship

Inrepparttar most successful cases, according to our experiencerepparttar 107803 outsourcing company andrepparttar 107804 offshore software development company builds a strong long-term relationship. Oftenrepparttar 107805 outsourcing company sends 1-2 people to visitrepparttar 107806 offshore company to start a personal relationship withrepparttar 107807 programmers they are going to work with. This also helps to understandrepparttar 107808 cultural problems and settings and can therefore help to build much more confidence than is possible to build via email communication.

Starting with a small pilot project might berepparttar 107809 best way to start and establish a long term relationship.. Some of our clients have givenrepparttar 107810 same task to different offshore software development companies and then after evaluation selectedrepparttar 107811 best one.

Project Management - Offshore software development

To safeguardrepparttar 107812 development process there has to be established practices whererepparttar 107813 offshore software development company keepsrepparttar 107814 the outsourcing comapny informed aboutrepparttar 107815 progress on a regular basis. Both parties need to follow a communication methodology wherein they acknowledge mails immediately and also ensure that emails are not lost or left unanswered. This email communication plays a vital role as most ofrepparttar 107816 dialog betweenrepparttar 107817 engineers andrepparttar 107818 client is done via this mode. We have found that communication betweenrepparttar 107819 offshore software development partner andrepparttar 107820 outsourcer through document sharing intranet sites like or certain chat-group-ware like ICQ to berepparttar 107821 best means of ironing out technical problems. Please check out This doesn't replace Email but is a very good compliment to Email.

It is also important that clear specifications are made. Based onrepparttar 107822 specs, engineers fromrepparttar 107823 offshore software development company ask questions and get answers to get a full understanding ofrepparttar 107824 project. Good specifications result in good quality software and considerable savings in time taken to complete projects. Inrepparttar 107825 case of research or in cases whenrepparttar 107826 offshore software development company actually producesrepparttar 107827 specification, this process of course has to be modified to suit actual requirements. We believe a project should start with a meeting or an email-dialog* betweenrepparttar 107828 parties, to definerepparttar 107829 business problem andrepparttar 107830 software solution. This meeting will also include setting project goals, milestones and time frames

For small projects email dialog might be sufficient. Next,repparttar 107831 offshore software development company should submit a proposal. At Savitr Software Services Private Limited we work with both non-binding and binding estimates, fixed price or running hours. What is chosen depends on whatrepparttar 107832 client is comfortable with andrepparttar 107833 type and nature of project.

Generally one contact person should be defined on each side, to facilitate clear coordination. Also, proper methods for testing should be defined inrepparttar 107834 initial meeting or discussion.

Software Piracy and theft

The government of India looks at software exports as one of its key growth areas and has set up an environment, which very strongly discourages any and all forms of software piracy and theft of software in India. One such measure that has been incorporated and instituted in India isrepparttar 107835 Indian Federation Against Software Theft. INFAST is responsible for policing and tracking down any software theft, and formulating policies, which act as a strong deterrent for personnel and companies. India is also a signatory torepparttar 107836 GATT trade agreement and has agreed torepparttar 107837 international laws against software piracy. Make sure your offshore software development partner signs an Intellectual Property Right Pledge and a confidentiality statement / non disclosure agreement as part ofrepparttar 107838 initial stages of your partnership

Conclusions - offshore software development India

If you are careful in your selection process, we believe that you can and will achieve great success with offshore software development projects. Here are some key guidelines, which will help you:

Find a good software development partner, who has a proven record in offshore software development activities over several years Choose suitable projects Possibly send a pilot project torepparttar 107839 offshore software development company and evaluaterepparttar 107840 result Work towards establishing a long term relationship Visit your development partner (if possible) Establish good management practices Don't expect too much fromrepparttar 107841 start. Offshore Software Development in India is profitable inrepparttar 107842 long run; not just for one-time projects.

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Wehner's ANIMATE DOS Command

Written by Charles Douglas Wehner

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