Overview of Offshore Software Development Services

Overview of Offshore Software Development

Cost arbitrage, access to technology and availability of skilled resources are some of the most attractive factors why more and more companies are now leveraging offshore software development. Offshore has also gained a lot of traction because companies are able to cut down their time to market by outsourcing their software development to an offshore partner or by setting up an offshore center. Countries like India are really a hub to many companies in the West. In fact, India's software revenue is set to touch $5.8 billion in 2017, according to a report by Gartner.

How to shortlist Offshore Software Development Partner? Here’s a checklist:
Validate offshore development partner Credentials

Validate Vendor Credentials

Do due diligence on the prospective offshore development partner about their specialization, size of the company, the development team, their previous clientele and in general their goodwill in the market.

Evaluate the Expertise of offshore software development company

Evaluate the Expertise

Evaluate the technical expertise of the vendor. Offshore software development company should have complete understanding of full spectrum software development. If you are specifically looking for web and mobile app development partner, make sure that they support you across the product lifecycle right from consulting, conceptualization, architecture design, frontend and backend development and testing.

Get Clarity on Offshore Software Development Methodology

Get Clarity on Development Methodology

Increasingly more companies now want to go to market faster. Therefore you should ensure that youroffshore development partner follows Agile methodology and is aware about Scrum, XP, Kanban and other Agile / RAD frameworks. Agile methodologies have seen widespread adoption in the last few years because of advantages such as iterative development, faster time to market and collaborative development.

Cost Projection by offshore software development partner

Cost Projection

Ask your prospective offshore software development partner for a quotation of the total cost of the project, factoring in costs due to scalability requirements in the future, if any.

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Why TO THE NEW is your Perfect Offshore Software Development Partner?

We help product companies and enterprises with full spectrum offshore software development

We have exhaustive experience and expertise in offshore software development services. TO THE NEW is committed to deliver top-notch quality services on-time and on-budget with world-class technology and highly skilled resources.

Expertise in web and mobile app offshore development

Expertise in web and mobile app development

TO THE NEW has helped customers globally to turn their product vision into market reality. We have built 200+ applications leveraging technologies such as AngularJS, Grails, Java, Hibernate, Node.js, MEAN Stack, Drupal, Android, iOS and partnering with companies like Google, Amazon Web Services, Adobe and Acquia. Our center of excellence is well-equipped with using latest tools such as Selenium, Appium, Docker, Jenkins, Ansible, Chef and others. Some of our work includes e-commerce portals, chat engines, educational websites, media and entertainment applications, OTT platforms, smart tv applications, real-time applications and many others.

We follow multiple engineering best practices that include

  • Test Driven Development where we ensure product testing after each of the multiple short development phases
  • Microservice driven architecture
  • YAGNI principles for Lean Code and Design
  • Automation of Delivery pipeline keeping up with our DevOps and Agile practices
  • Continuous testing which ensures faster time to market, lowered costs, greater bug traceability and better build quality
Agile best practices for offshore development services

We follow Agile best practices for onboarding and project management

Most offshore software development companies face problems in onoarding a new client due to issues in timezone, communication, understanding and so on. However, with over a decade of offshore project management experience we have overcome these challenges and follow best practices to onboard a new client. Trust, transparency and effective communication are the pillars of our foundation. Some of the best practices include:

  • Discovery workshops with client for solution approaches
  • Detailed communication process and plan for the project duration which includes daily stand-ups, iteration planning meetings, requirement clarifications, feature kickoffs and more
  • Sprint planning and Team planning for providing project clarity to the client
  • Foster 2-way communication for complete transparency with progress notifications, regular co-locations, complete access to development teams and code repository

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Our Offshore Development Services
User Experience Design for offshore software development services

User Experience Design

Design discovery followed by prototyping, usability testing and visual design

Custom offshore software Product development services

Custom Product development

Intuitive frontend interface development and robust backend development for various products leveraging multiple frameworks

Web Content Management for offshore development

Web Content Management

Seamless contextual experience by providing content management solutions. We are preferred Acquia and Adobe partners

Mobility and Smart TV offshore development

Mobility and Smart TV

Application development for iOS, Android, Roku TV, Apple TV, Samsung TV and other platforms

Automated Testing for offshore software development

Automated Testing

Test automation using tools such as Appium, SeeTest, Selenium and others

Devops Services for offshore software development company

Devops Services

End-to-end pipeline automation for leading cloud platforms

Big Data for offshore development firm

Big Data

Meaningful and actionable insights from data and analytics

Cloud Managed Services for offshore development

Cloud Managed Services

24/7 support and managed services including preventive maintenance, reporting and problem management

Our Technology Stack

We leverage various technologies and tools covering entire gamut of product engineering from UX to Cloud Managed Services.

experience design for offshore development
Experience Design

Design Discovery | Persona Mapping | Prototyping | Usability Testing | UI Design

front end and backed development
Frontend, Backend and Databases

Angular | Express | Bootstrap | HTML | CSS | Polymer | React | Node.js | Express.js | Grails | Spring | Hibernate | MongoDB | MySql

mobile and smart tv offshore development
Mobile and Smart Tv

iOS | Android | Roku TV | Apple TV | Android TV

content management services for offshore development company
Content Management

Drupal | AEM | Wordpress

big data services company
Big Data

Hadoop | Cassandra | Spark

devops services company
Cloud Consulting and DevOps

AWS | Microsoft Azure | Docker | Chef | Jenkins | Puppet

test automation services company
Test Automation

Selenium | Appium | SeeTest | Cucumber

Cloud Managed services company
Cloud Managed Services

24*7 managed services and support

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FAQs

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  • What are some of the advantages of offshore development?

    While in-house development is preferred by a lot of companies, some companies also prefer leveraging offshore development by partnering with a technology company in India. With offshore development, there are benefits of scale at reduced costs. It is easy to scale the teams, gain access to resources and technologies and focus on core business leaving development efforts with the partner.

  • What are the different engagement models that you offer?

    Being an offshore software development partner to multiple clients, we have flexible engagement models. We work on fixed cost, time and material, and dedicated team model. Customers can choose from any of these models. In dedicated team model, customers have the flexibility to hire the team, onboard them and manage them as well.

  • How do you mitigate some of the most common offshore development challenges?

    We understand the problems faced by customers when working with an offshore development partner. We ensure these are mitigated by following Agile and Engineering best practices. Our team can overlap their timezones with that of clients, provide regular notifications on work and connect over video/audio conferencing for seamless communication. We also provide code access and bug tracking access to customers for transparency and quick feedback.

  • Do you provide the flexibility to choose among the technologies?

    Yes, we do! We are open to our clients choosing a technology for their offshore software development project. If you want to build frontend on AngularJs and backend on Node.js using MongoDB as a database, for example, we can do that.

Testimonials

I started working with TO THE NEW two years ago. The entire team is very supportive to our development process and aligns well with our in-house team. I highly recommend TO THE NEW for anybody who is looking for good software development. Our product served well over 250 million ad impressions, thanks to the team TO THE NEW.

I would like to thank and recommend TO THE NEW for all of their awesome work on our websites and website tools for animal shelters. Using TO THE NEW's expertise, we had more stable, efficient and reliable systems and they helped our dev team to be more focused on day to day sprint tasks, which of course improved our velocity.

We compared a range of technology companies but TO THE NEW stood out for its in-depth experience in managing end to end ecosystems. Right from technology upgradations and building business critical applications to rebuilding a scalable and flexible infrastructure for supporting our future vision, TO THE NEW helped us deliver unparalleled customer experience.

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