Leveraging nearshore resources within a local project team is a great way to lower development costs while keeping the extended project team consistent with the local time zone, language, culture and maintaining the ability to work collaboratively. The overall return on investment can be maximized by accelerating the onboarding process and getting nearshore resources to begin effectively contributing to the project with minimal ramp up.
Many consulting companies offer nearshore and offshore services as a lower cost alternative to local development. In my previous blog posts in this series, I discussed the advantages and ROI for leveraging nearshore resources.
Businesses today need to be more savvy with their budget and resources in order to successfully scale their development capabilities and deliver complex solutions. The recent economic challenges have forced many companies to look beyond their own overly-stretched technical resources and consider alternate options for increasing development bandwidth.