How to choose The Right Outsourcing Team ?

How to choose The Right Outsourcing Team ?

This blog is not an attempt to give you a secret rule of how to pick an outsourcing company you’ll be working with.Instead it’s an attempt to point you in a way of what you should focus on and seriously consider when devising your selection.

Offshore software development outsourcing offers many profits, among them faster time to market, lower costs, access to high-level programming talent without hiring scuffle, and more time to focus on core competencies. But you’ll get those profits only if you select the right outsourcing partner — the wrong choice can leave you worse off than before.

Over the past few decades, the abound availability of skilled labor at low cost has helped India become the existent outsourcing goal for a variety of core and non-core business tasks. These functions range from Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO) to Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) to Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO), whose key services are shown below.
Assuming you want to outsource one of the above or any other tasks, we advocate following the below steps to choose your outsourced business partner.
Step 1: Clearly define what you want to achieve out of the outsourced relationship.
Step 2: Check experience.
Step 3: Ask for references and work samples.
Step 4: Assure good communication and client management practices.
Step 5: Assess financial stability.
Step 6: Ascertain intellectual property ownership.
Step 7: Examine IT infrastructure and quality certifications.

Final advice — select specialists, start small and bring down risks. Big outsourcing sellers are likely to meet all the above criteria, and if you are a large organization appearing to outsource a standard task, then going for a large vendor makes sense.