Finding and hiring all necessary talents to build your digital product is challenging these days. As a result, many businesses opt for alternative solutions and outsource certain parts of their projects. Thus, they can expand expertise, achieve greater flexibility, improve productivity, and reduce costs.
Among outsourcing models, distributed software development teams are worth considering. This model involves hiring remote specialists in other regions, countries, or continents. It gives you access to a global IT talent pool. Thus, you can choose reliable tech partners regardless of geography. You won't feel the team's location impact since distributed teams use multiple tools and technologies for communication, planning, and managing the project. This will make you fully involved in the workflow and capable of controlling and guiding it.
We at Aspirity
have solid expertise in staffing teams specifically for our clients' needs and achieving effective collaboration with our partners managing distributed software development teams. With experience, we've developed our own 'secret sauce' recipes and hacks that help us conduct result-driven management of distributed teams.
In this post, we want to share our insights, valuable tips, and efficient techniques we use when managing a distributed software development team's workflow. Also, we will outline the key reasons for turning to this model, the potential challenges you may face, and the ways to address them.