The Offshore Development Center (also refered to as ODC) is now a popular business model to lower operating expenses and raise productivity levels by leveraging talent offshore. At SweetSoft, an offshore software development company from Vietnam, we excel in delivering services to a wide range of businesses using the Offshore Development Center model.
An Offshore Development Center is a remote counterpart to in-house IT personnel. Imagine it as a virtual department, a dedicated team of software developers situated beyond the doors of your business, though never out of touch. Engaging an offshore software development company allows you to better focus on your core value competencies and dramatically increase your agility while embracing the expertise of SweetSoft’s offshore development team.
The Offshore Development Center model is proven as a highly effective tool that gives you greater visibility and predictability throughout your development process.
Offshore Software Development Advantages
Using an Offshore Development Center brings many advantages, particularly in cost savings and the timeframe. ODCs in developing countries such as Vietnam maximize these benefits even further.
Skills & Knowledge at our Offshore Software Development Company
When selecting an Offshore Development Center, many companies are understandably concerned with the talent base of the individuals who will be working on their projects. This is an important factor in deciding which country to outsource to. Vietnam has a great pool of talented software developers with world-class education and familiarity with the latest and greatest technology. Through SweetSoft JSC, your company can scale the team up or down as needed to accommodate the project’s changing needs.
Selecting an ODC on the other side of the globe can speed up application development by facilitating a 24-hour workday, where someone is working on the project at all times. This type of work environment maximizes the use of space, equipment, and other resources, resulting in a decreased time to market. Indeed, this is the primary reason why many firms choose to globalize their development services. Having a shorter timeframe for development projects accommodates the tighter competition, shorter product lifecycles, and the increased demand for a rapid turn on investment in today’s business world.
Cost Savings working with an Offshore Development Company
How much can you expect to save with an Offshore Development Center? Depending on the project’s characteristics, cost savings could be as much as 40-80% with a well-managed ODC. These cost savings result from the cheaper cost of labor in Vietnam, without sacrificing quality or the knowledge base. By opting to work with an offshore software development company, the client has fewer capital expenditures.
The ODC at SweetSoft
SweetSoft uses a special model for application development that uses methodologies, processes, tools, and technology customized for each client’s specific needs. Our ODCs are located in Vietnam, fully managed and staffed by our company. Because each Offshore Development Center is dedicated to only one client throughout the length of the project, each team member shows a commitment to the work and embraces the client’s goals and business processes. In this way, they become a valuable extension of the client’s onsite team.
Tailored to Each Client’s Needs
At SweetSoft, our professional ODCs always adopt the client’s norms, standards, and work environment while maintaining their focus on domain knowledge, skills, and products. The client’s needs and requirements are stated explicitly and understood implicitly. Our ODCs deliver top-notch business solutions that improve our clients’ bottom-line precisely because we know how to combine our technical skills and business knowledge in proactive ways.
SweetSoft ensures that any and all knowledge gained during the course of the project remains within the center even if individual move on, ensuring that SweetSoft can continue to provide exceptional development services to the client for years to come. The offshore development company always has complete responsibility for completing the assignment as promised and delivering a final solution that meets or exceeds the client’s expectations.
Finally, our Offshore Development Center professionals always strive adhere to their deadlines, so our clients don’t ever have to worry about unexpectedly being left behind their competitors. Our Offshore Development Center have enough flexibility in resource utilization to focus their efforts where – and when – they’re needed most.
Start Your Offshore Development Center at SweetSoft
to establish an ODC with us OR read more as below to choose a models that is suitable for you.
To better adapt to your specific software development needs and preferred engagement model, we provide 3 models of engagement for our offshore development center services: ODC Classic
, ODC Branded
and ODC Trust
This engagement model includes fully dedicated team(s), starting with at least 4 team members and 1 team leader with specific skill sets to ensure the right match with your technical and business needs and maximize the output of your offshore development investment. The Outsourcing Team works together and communicates directly with the customer to create a product that’s tightly aligned with your business needs and design requirements. The team works in close contact with you to make technology and software architecture decisions, and promptly resolve technical issues encountered during development.
Our working process focuses on Agile Development, while adapting to your existing development methodology and processes to make sure the integration of the team in your technical environment is as smooth as possible at the early phase of the project. For brand new and full cycle projects, we recommend our customer apply Scrum, as it has proven to be an effective software development methodology that brings tremendous value: high quality product, frequent deliverable, continuous improvement, alignment of skill sets and highly motivated teams.
When working with a talented, motivated Scrum team, the customer can focus on the business needs, ROI and vision, while letting the team handle the detailed design and technical implementation of the product. By shortening the feedback cycle to a 2 to 4 week sprint, Scrum is flexible enough to adjust requirements and scope, keeping both business managers and development teams on the right track in a transparent environment, while maximizing business value and efficiency.
Typical SCRUM-Sprint Cycle for ODC
For customers who want to establish and control their own development organization in Vietnam, our ODC Branded service helps create this organization and structure quickly, efficiently, and with highly reduced risks.
In ODC Branded model, we offer a branded presence with a prestigious address in Nha Trang city
. SweetSoft takes care of infrastructure, human resources, and legal and regulatory issues in Vietnam. We run your company’s daily operations, and you create and grow your own location in Vietnam with the cost and quality benefits of outsourcing to an experienced 3rd party.
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We can help you reduce your initial system setup cost in terms of real estate, hardware, software and manpower. Our Offshore Development Center allows you to achieve your goals at a fraction of the market cost and still obtain the expertise and quality needed to set up a highly effective organization. By using our fully established infrastructure and resources, you can bring products and services to the market faster and more efficiently. SweetSoft will help develop and nurture your company’s vision into a viable and successful business venture.
Customers who require the highest levels of security or confidentiality for their Offshore Software Development initiatives should consider our ODC Trust model.
The model provides you with a team that is solely dedicated to you and your project needs. In order to ensure the protection of your company and proprietary information, team members operate with complete physical separation from other SweetSoft ODC’s and are contractually obliged to keep all projects strictly confidential. Your projects and engagements are maintained with complete security and privacy.
Major advantages of our ODC services:
- Effective Agile/Scrum methodology with a strong focus on teamwork and collaboration with customer.
- Lower cost of delivery through standardization, simplification, process harmonization & scale leverage.
- Faster turn around and shorter time-to-market to put you ahead of the competition while lowering development costs.
- Knowledgeable, dedicated and stable team members to help establish a well-defined methodology or process for the client and apply it continuously to improve speed and efficiency.
- English speaking environment to reduce misunderstandings between the client and the team.
Start Your Offshore Development Center at SweetSoft
to establish an ODC with us.