Software Development Outsourcing
To sustain itself in the tough competitive field,
businesses need to be exceptionally good in quality, promptness and
accuracy; all the more in the case of offshore software outsourcing.
With the advent of Quality System Standards, outsourcing firms as well
as the outsourcer have to accomplish different objectives regarding the
quality of the software.
Quality Management makes the Difference
To provide software development outsourcing one should
uphold the following views.
Usually offshore software outsourcing consists of:
- Client's needs with respect to software quality,
accuracy and safety must be fulfilled.
- Consistent achievement of the prescribed software
quality standards during the development process
- Established processes for software quality management
and accuracy maintenance
Product component outsourcing
A part or portion of the overall system is contracted to be
developed, mainly when the client may neither possess the skill nor the
technology required for the development process.
Process component outsourcing
Allowing a part of the function of one or more of their process steps
or components is being outsourced.
Where each and every activity related to software like design,
development, testing etc. are outsourced.
Thus, offshore software outsourcing is a contract / subcontract with an
external service provider for purposes like development of complete or
partial software products or projects and the purchase of packaged or
customized software products.