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Offshore Software Development Quality

Questcon can help you mitigate the risks associated with outsourcing by evaluating the proficiency of offshore software development suppliers through an assessment of key QA, process and test elements. Our experts can also properly prepare you for outsourcing and show you how to maximize savings through solid process improvement and vendor education.

Overview:

Most organizations are rethinking their offshore strategies.  Sure, many companies are reducing IT costs, yet the savings are not as significant as originally expected. And, in many cases the off-shored application has suffered from a reduction in quality. While it may seem easy to blame the offshore provider, the larger role in the quality decline is more often attributed to the client. Ambiguous requirements can derail offshore software development projects much faster than onshore projects due to the inherent communication issues that off-shoring introduces.

Benefits:

  • Identifies the readiness of client processes prior to offshore deployment.
  • Validates the readiness of the offshore provider prior to deployment
  • Identifies requirement issues (often missing, ambiguous, or unclear) in the early Software development Life-Cycle (SDLC) stages- before they are sent to offshore vendor.
  • Provides a checks and balances system that reduces risk
  • Saves money and rework time by pre-empting coding errors by offshore team.
  • Verifies that the technical design conforms to the requirements and expectations of the user.
  • Provides the client with an objective view of the readiness of the software at any given time.
  • Reduces the client's workload by having an independent third party test the offshore developed application, minimizing the chances a client will sign off and accept problematic software
  • Reduces the number of defects released into production.

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