Is it possible for my nearshore team to come to the United States?

Absolutely! Our clients often bring the one or more of their new team members to the United States for a week or two at the beginning of the software development project. Following the initial project kick-off meeting, many clients like to bring their consultants up for visits periodically. Having the nearshore software development team work […]

How long does it take to recruit, hire and onboard a nearshore consultant?

With our huge talent pool and our team of experienced recruiters, rapidly finding individuals with difficult-to-source skill sets is one of the things we do best. Oftentimes, we can start sending developer profiles on the very same day we’re contacted. Hiring can take between zero and thirty days depending on the individual and the niche […]

What do you use for ticketing, source control, and communication?

Good communication, ticketing, and source control are at the heart of what makes our nearshore software development outsourcing services so successful. We are very oriented towards agile programming and scrum, so we are big fans of using Jira to manage work assignments, follow team progress, organize issues and plan projects. We have experience using Trello, […]

What types of software developers does number8 have?

The better question is…what type of software developers does your organization need? Our limitless talent pool paired with our team of experienced recruiters means we can find highly-skilled individuals with difficult-to-source skill sets fast. We’ve been in the custom software development business for 22 years, and have worked with software developers with experience in just […]

What software development methodology do you prefer on projects?

We are very agile-oriented and have been since we opened our first nearshore software development office in San José, Costa Rica, in 2008. In fact, the scrum framework is really what got us into nearshore software development in the first place. We help organizations across the United States adopt these practices, so don’t worry if […]

Can I expect high employee retention from number8?

Our employee retention is significantly above industry average, over 70% of our consultants have been with number8 for a year or more. We’re able to accomplish this by training our recruiters to only attract highly-skilled software developers who enjoy stretching themselves technically. Given our focus on agile software development and scrum, we realize how important […]


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    number8’s onshore office is located in Louisville, Kentucky where our Account and Relationship Managers work hard to provide all of our clients with exceptional customer service. We also have consultant offices located in Escazú, Costa Rica and San Pedro Sula, Honduras that give us a strong local presence allowing for top-level recruitment, technical training and low employee turnover.

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