Staff Augmentation: The number8 Way

Oliver Ray Managing Director, number8 Staff Augmentation is the best way to accomplish seamless integration and immediate productivity with a nearshore partner. 2021 is only a week away and for most companies that means budgets are locked in and new projects are beginning. With decisions now finalized, the conversation turns to making sure head count […]

Long-Term Benefits of IT Staff Augmentation

Summary: IT staff augmentation is not just a short-term solution. Learn how organizations leverage nearshore staff augmentation for long-term benefits. Did you know that 59% of businesses outsource to reduce expenses? If you’re not one of them, your company may be taking on unnecessary costs, especially when it comes to expensive software development positions. Many […]

How Long It Takes to Hire a Software Developer

Summary: Hiring a qualified software developer is time-consuming. Learn what to expect and a new solution to getting the talent your team needs. ​   In software development, the people you hire will be the difference between success and failure. It’s therefore no wonder that hiring a software developer is so stressful. An average developer […]

5 Risks Associated with Outsourcing Software Development

Summary: Many IT outsourcing companies simply don’t hold up to scrutiny. Learn about the risks associated with outsourcing and how number8 stands apart from the crowd Outsourcing software development has tremendous potential to save costs and company resources on a given project. Done right, outsourcing may be exactly what your company needs to finish a […]

How to Remain Agile While Outsourcing Software Development

Summary: Many software companies utilize some form of an agile development methodology. But, you may be wondering if it’s truly possible to retain agility while outsourcing software development. Read this guide to learn how to stay flexible and agile while outsourcing. What Is Agile Development Methodology? Agile methodology is an increasingly common organizational, developmental, and […]

Why and How to Outsource a QA Team

Summary: Are you looking for a cost-effective and secure solution to your quality assurance needs? If you don’t have an internal QA team, nearshore outsourcing can offer you the benefits of one at a fraction of the cost. Do you need a reliable way to ensure that you’re releasing a quality product? It may be […]

What is a “Gazelle” Company?

Summary: Gazelle company is a phrase often tossed around to describe profitable businesses. But what does this term actually mean? ​ What is a Gazelle Company? Likening companies to animals is not uncommon. Big businesses, like Wal-Mart, are often referred to as “elephants,” whereas small businesses or mom-and-pop shops are called “mice.” However, the term […]

Nearshore, Offshore, or Onshore?

Summary: Nearshore, offshore, or onshore, what’s the best choice when outsourcing software development? Learn about the pros and cons of each to help you decide. Outsourcing is a key piece of doing business in today’s global market. In fact, as an industry, outsourcing hit $92.5 billion in 2019 and continues to grow. Whether to cut […]

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