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Choosing the right IT outsourcing model is one of the first and most important steps to a successful IT project realization.

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Bringing in 20+ years of experience in delivering IT consulting & development services, OTR always provides a unique approach to each customer suggesting the most convenient IT outsourcing model according to a customer’s situation and business needs. So here, you can find the most common cooperation models, business models, and software development life cycle methodologies that OTR offers its customers.

Cooperation models

Project implementation Project implementation

You delegate all the software development stages to OTR. And OTR manages its team to deliver the product with full responsibility for results quality, project-related risks, and deadlines.

  • Minimal management efforts from your side needed
  • Access to an OTR’s expertise
  • We accept all the risks related to the project
  • Full control over the project realization is not possible. Project reporting and communication provided on demand
  • Relatively slow projects start due to negotiations

You don’t have software development and project management expertise in-house.

Team augmentation Team augmentation

OTR provides you with needed professionals to staff a project of any complexity according to your particular business needs. The outsourced team is managed by you directly.

  • The provided team is easily scalable according to the changing requirements
  • Avoidance of the hiring/training /dismissal costs
  • Suitable for both short-term and long-term projects
  • You take over the full responsibility for managing outsourced staff and the risks related to the project.
  • Possibility of communication obstacles between remote teams due to different time zones.

You have a core team with an experienced PM, but lack the required expertise in-house or you need to increase their capacity with some more team members rapidly to meet temporary demand.

Dedicated team Dedicated team

Under the dedicated team model, OTR provides its customers with the formed and organized team of IT professionals but not with particular employees to supplement their teams.

  • A dedicated team is easily scalable according to the changing requirements
  • OTR manages a dedicated team and shares responsibility for the quality
  • Access to a OTR’s domain expertise
  • Possibility of cooperation obstacles between a dedicated team and your in-house team
  • A dedicated team may need extra time to integrate into your internal processes

You need a full team of professionals with the particular domain expertise to work on long-term projects.

Managed team Managed team

We provide you with intermediary services for the creation of your remote team. We hire needed specialists, organize the working environment, and assure seamless integration between the teams.

  • Possibility to lower costs on the team maintenance, professional training, and accompanying expenses with no quality degradation
  • Full control over the managed team, inner workings and expenses.
  • Possibility of communication obstacles between a managed team and your in-house team
  • Full responsibility for managing the team is on your side

You need a full team of remote professionals with the particular skills and expertise, which will be managed by you, to work on long-term projects.

Want to start your software development project?

OTR’s team will help you choose the most suitable cooperation and business models according to your project requirements.

Business models

Time and Material model
Time & Material

T&M implies that the customer pays for the OTR’s services on a man-hour basis, additionally reimbursing the incidental expenses. The T&M model involves payment upon completion of each stage of the project.

  • Perfectly compatible with Agile principles
  • Possibility to control the software development process
  • Quick project start
  • Ample opportunities for product testing
  • Unfixed budget
  • Variable deadlines
  • Time-consuming project supervision needed

The T&M model is the best option for long-term software development projects without a fully detailed set of requirements that need a high level of flexibility. As for software development life cycle models, Time&Material is best suited to the Agile model.

Time & Material

T&M implies that the customer pays for the OTR’s services on a man-hour basis, additionally reimbursing the incidental expenses. The T&M model involves payment upon completion of each stage of the project.

Time and Material model
 
  • Perfectly compatible with Agile principles
  • Possibility to control the software development process
  • Quick project start
  • Ample opportunities for product testing
  • Unfixed budget
  • Variable deadlines
  • Time-consuming project supervision needed

The T&M model is the best option for long-term software development projects without a fully detailed set of requirements that need a high level of flexibility. As for software development life cycle models, Time&Material is best suited to the Agile model.

Time and Material model
Fixed Price

The model assumes that the budget for the development of the entire project is approved before the project start and remains unchanged. Before starting the project, the exact deadline for the project is approved.

  • Definite deadline
  • Fixed budget
  • No project supervision by a customer needed
  • Long preparation for a project start
  • Bounded control

Mostly, the fixed price model is used for small projects with strictly limited functionality, which will definitely not be changed or supplemented. Fixed price is best suited to the Waterfall software development life cycle methodology.

Fixed Price

The model assumes that the budget for the development of the entire project is approved before the project start and remains unchanged. Before starting the project, the exact deadline for the project is approved.

Time and Material model
 
  • Definite deadline
  • Fixed budget
  • No project supervision by a customer needed
  • Long preparation for a project start
  • Bounded control

Mostly, the fixed price model is used for small projects with strictly limited functionality, which will definitely not be changed or supplemented. Fixed price is best suited to the Waterfall software development life cycle methodology.

Team package model
Team Package

The Team Package model implies that a customer pays for the work of selected OTR professionals that are involved in a customer’s project.

  • Possibility to acquire highly qualified professionals for a reasonable price
  • Rapid scaling up and down
  • Suitable for both short-term and long-term projects
  • Full responsibility for managing selected professionals and related risks
  • Additional costs on outsourced staff managing: staff training, vacations, sick leaves, etc

You should choose the Team Package model, if you want to supplement your internal team with outsourced professionals with needed domain expertise for a reasonable price.

Team Package

The Team Package model implies that a customer pays for the work of selected OTR professionals that are involved in a customer’s project.

Team package model
 
  • Possibility to acquire highly qualified professionals for a reasonable price
  • Rapid scaling up and down
  • Suitable for both short-term and long-term projects
  • Full responsibility for managing selected professionals and related risks
  • Additional costs on outsourced staff managing: staff training, vacations, sick leaves, etc

You should choose the Team Package model, if you want to supplement your internal team with outsourced professionals with needed domain expertise for a reasonable price.

Want to start your software development project?

OTR’s team will help you choose the most suitable cooperation and business models according to your project requirements.
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