We’ve been building our service model so as to be able to immediately react to our clients’ evolving needs and help to meet them. Over the company’s history, we’ve implemented projects for more than 40,000 clients who came to us with their requests at different stages of their business development and with different needs. That’s why we are well aware of how important it is to be flexible in our approaches and practices. This allows us to offer a range of cooperation models in order to solve the problems our clients turn to us with.
Flexibility like this is especially relevant now, as technologies are evolving and changing very rapidly. This calls for the necessity to build working processes with maximum efficiency, optimized communication flows, and synergy across distributed teams. With this requirement of our clients in mind, we offer them cooperation based on the dedicated team model. Its goal is to provide a development service that resembles the in-house development model as closely as possible.
What Needs Are Dedicated Teams Supposed to Meet?
When it comes to the dedicated team cooperation model, we find it important for a team to understand the problems and requirements a client has to deal with, speak their language, and handle their tasks in a format they find convenient.
At present, we see three key needs the dedicated team model can meet:
- Close cooperation with a development team on long-term projects.
- The necessity to enhance productivity without expanding the in-house team. This is particularly relevant when handling an ongoing flow of tasks with similar specifications and technology stacks.
- The necessity to maintain a web presence on a daily basis. A dedicated team considerably facilitates handling this task since it frees a client from the need to put together a separate team for this particular purpose.
What makes all these needs common is a client’s intention to have closer interaction with a development team in an environment and within the processes the client finds convenient. Note, though, that a dedicated team is not a one-size-fits-all solution. In certain situations, this model won’t work. These can be short-term tasks that are better handled on an on-demand basis. Dedicated teams are also unsuitable when there’s a large number of diverse tasks that require the involvement of multiple experts in different areas. In this case, we can be flexible, too, by offering dedicated teams to handle some of your tasks and the on-demand format to handle others.
The Benefits of Working with Dedicated Teams
- The large resources the company provides. We guarantee an equivalent replacement for a professional who can’t continue working on a project, with a complete knowledge transfer guaranteed as well.
- A ready-made infrastructure that a client can use in their process. A client doesn’t have to invest resources into building an in-house team and setting up processes if they don’t have those available.
- Transparency. A client always knows the statuses of the tasks on their project. At any moment, a client can find out about the workload the team currently has.
- Smooth communication. The communication with the team is performed in a format convenient for the client.
The Stages of Building a Dedicated Team
At the first stage of building a dedicated team, we get in touch with a client to determine their needs. We find it crucial to understand why they’ve decided that the dedicated team model will help them achieve their goals.
After we’ve made sure that our view on the situation coincides with the client’s, we move on to eliciting the main tasks, which may vary. For example, a client may need to handle a large workload without expanding the in-house team or fill a gap in their expertise. At this stage, we ask the client to supply us with some examples of the tasks we’re going to handle as well as to provide the project’s specifications. It’s important for us to understand what process we’ll be involved in.
Having obtained all this information, we take the next step: a team discussion intended to determine professionals who can ideally fit into the client’s process and meet the client’s requirements and expectations. In this respect, we have one important advantage. In our practice, we never get third-party specialists or resources involved. Dedicated teams are no exception. They are composed of the internal company’s resources. This means we can quickly put together a team of professionals we personally know and in whose skills we are entirely confident.
After the team has been built and approved, we begin working on the project. The development work starts with a trial period. This gives both parties a chance to get to know each other better, fine-tune expectations, and make adjustments to the team lineup or communication processes, should the need arise.
Thanks to the closest possible integration of the development team into the client’s processes and practices, we attain the required synergy to solve the most complex problems. The key role in this process is played by flexibility and the ability to adjust to new requirements. That’s why when it comes to a dedicated team, we first consider the kind of task we’re going to deal with and only then search for the ways to address it. In this respect, the team is not the end goal in itself. We are well aware of that and are always ready to discuss diverse cooperation formats, even within the dedicated team model.
Contact us. We’ll be happy to discuss your project and make a plan to meet all your expectations.