Software Development Lab Engagement Model
QAT Global’s Software Development Lab offering extends or creates software development capacity support for a single product or entire product line and drives innovation for companies by rapidly setting up a product development center. Through this Software Development Lab, QAT Global can provide clients with full lifecycle R&D and support services, as well as proven processes (Agility RPM) and dedicated engineering teams.
Blending Science, Collaboration, and Art to Drive Business Value
QAT Global’s Software Development Lab draws on deep product development expertise to create software labs that work with you to build your innovative products more rapidly and repeatably. We offer horizontal technology expertise, domain competency, and business and end-user knowledge to help you create next-generation products that break the mold.
In a software development lab approach, QAT Global takes complete responsibility for one or more R&D functions, freeing clients to focus on their core business and engineering activities. For example, a client may choose to set up a QA lab with QAT Global to conduct all QA and testing activities and then simply integrate this team with its on-site engineering activities.
This model incorporates a pool of specialized, multi-disciplinary resources that are organized and managed by QAT Global to meet the customer’s explicit business objectives. The team is trained for a particular customer and incorporates processes to the customer’s requirements. Other advantages of this model include knowledge retention and the flexibility of utilizing the team for different requirements. QAT Global’s Software Development Lab becomes a seamless extension and an appreciating asset of your organization to help you measurably improve product competitiveness. Think of us as your semi-captive development center.
Clients can select software development lab locations from among QAT Global’s development centers in the US or Brazil. The Software Development Lab model is usually applied in long-term partnerships with a significant amount of multiple and unforeseeable types of work.
QAT Global has perfected the art of setting-up and running Software Development Labs. As your software development partner, we apply a proven methodology for software product development that we customize to the context, culture and conditions of your company. Our unique approach speeds the set up and training of the lab, shortening the critical time-to-value curve.
True Collaboration for Competitive Advantage
By combining a global delivery model with local management and shared control, QAT Global’s Software Development Lab model becomes a seamless extension and an appreciating asset of your organization to help you measurably improve product competitiveness. That spirit of collaboration begins with a foundation of mutual trust and shared goals; we stay in-sync release after release. Below are some additional differentiators of this approach:
- Gain an extended development team that generate repeatable product innovation
- Shape the teams process and culture to match the attributes that make the customer successful
- Reduce overall software development expenses by optimizing key resource, project, and best location parameters
- Scale development efforts by adding highly skilled software product development engineers, shortening development and integration cycles
- Speed the time-to-market of their products
- Organization-wide relationship with long-term contractual commitments and outcomes measured at the CXO level
- Tightly coupled with business stakeholders to achieve strategic alignment and loosely coupled with operational architectures to foster creativity and drive value
Staffed and managed by local experts in software product development, the labs are designed to provide organizations that rely on proprietary software to generate their revenues with a complete extension of their internal R&D software development team.
Contact us today to take full advantage of QAT Global’s global scale, and collaborative engagement model in your software product development initiatives, and increase the value of your software development investments.
The increasing pace of innovation has in turn shortened the life cycle of software products. Out-innovate your competitors with QAT Global’s Software Development Lab; a strategic partnership that will share and execute on your long term strategic vision.