Cross-Sourcing Brings the Best of Offshore and Traditional Onshore Sourcing Together
A Hybrid Sourcing for Model for Maximum Value
Leveraging a Bestshore Delivery Model with Rural Resources
QAT Global is a leader in rural and offshore sourcing options for software development, support, and maintenance for critical business applications; cost-effective, alternatives to the traditional model for IT outsourcing. By leveraging both rural onshore and rural offshore development centers and remote resources to create custom teams, we are able to help clients bring new products to market more quickly, achieve business goals more effectively, and operate with a high level of efficiency. We have development centers are located in 2nd and 3rd tier cities in the United States and Brazil, and a third development center in Costa Rica.
Cross-Sourcing includes an appropriate combination of the following:
- Onsite Engagement
- Offsite Development – from our Development Center in Omaha
- Onshore Resources – working remotely from cities around the United States.
- Offshore Development – from our Global Development Center in Brazil or Costa Rica
In developing a unique solution for your company, we consider cost, complexity, infrastructure, resource requirements, testing, and maintenance and then suggest the most-optimal solution.
Benefits of Cross-Sourcing
- Minimization of language and time zone barriers
- Risk abatement against pure offshore
- Competitive cost structures against pure local
- On-site visibility/capability (ability to be on site in hours)
- Cultural bridge and understanding of US business
- Stability of resources; low turnover
- Centralized quality assurance approach
- Promotion of quality-driven development through thorough processes
- Accelerated testing cycles
- Tighter quality controls over pure offshore teams
- Scalable structure allows for rapid ramp-up of resources to meet demanding schedules
QAT Global Customers Save with Cross-Sourcing
Cross-Sourcing Team Savings
25-30% over a full onshore team
Offshore + 1 Team Savings
30-50% over a full onshore team
Why Locate In Rural Communities?
QAT Global’s rural development centers have the ability to operate more cost-effectively than urban centers and attract dedicated, high-caliber employees. In addition, our Omaha-based rural development center offers US-based business understanding, software development life-cycle expertise, and independent software testing location and works closely every day with our rural Brazil development center.
With our specialized training, our local workforces are delivering practical, world-class IT services for public, private, local, and global technology clients – all at competitive prices and superior quality and convenience to Chinese and Indian offshore alternatives.
Why Do Our Clients Choose Cross-Sourcing?
QAT Global’s clients range from the Fortune 500 company concerned with managing total costs and risks to the smaller software development company with a focus on protecting intellectual property, to government agencies concerned with keeping costs down. We provide a high level of customer service and cost-effective alternative to traditional IT outsourcing with cross-sourcing. In fact, the total cost of ownership between rural sourcing onshore and rural sourcing offshore is quite comparable. Let us show you the numbers.
Get The Solution You Need
The best news is that QAT Global develops a custom team unique to your circumstances. We can locate, hire, and implement the team you need in one of our Rural Development Centers. As a result, our clients realize tangible and intangible values such as reduced costs, improved employee morale, and decreased people dependency without compromising on quality or function. A full labor availability, cost, and timeframe assessment will give you the answers you’re looking for about cross-sourcing as an option for your company.
Cross-sourcing is also often referred to as distributed development and bestshore.
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