Client blends U.S. IoT tech agency with Eastern European data science firm

Our client designs lactation pods for breastfeeding moms on-the-go. I never used to see the pods, but now that we’ve worked together, I spot them everywhere, especially during my many travels through airports! While maintaining a successful relationship with a U.S. based software & IoT agency to design and build their core technology, our client …

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OE is a key differentiator among technology providers

Five years ago, my conversations with tech executives were mostly about augmenting and scaling their engineering teams with remote developers. We’re still talking about that. But now we’re talking about outsourcing for new product development, independent R&D, as well as advanced 3rd platform tech. It’s an interesting shift, coming from two directions. First the demand …

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Remote Software Developers Microsoft.NET, Team Foundation Server

Client: Vermont based SaaS technology businessIndustry: Hospitality and ResortsTechnology: Microsoft .NET, Team Foundation ServerRemote Team: 8 Software Developers, 3 TestersLocation of remote team: Romania Our Client: a SaaS solution offering ecommerce, business intelligence, and marketing for the travel, resort, and hotel industry. Located in a region with a limited developer hiring market, our client sought …

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Solutions to the Top 3 Resourcing Problems CEO’s Face in R&D

Most CEO’s of technology companies experience three major pain points in R&D: HR struggles to find local developers, often taking 3-6 months to hire More engineering hires adds to the risk of sustained long-term costs Scaling your team is difficult and expensive in the current marketplace Traditional resourcing strategies alone, involving HR efforts and local …

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Startup finds trusted remote agency: Android, iOS, React, Elixir mobile app

Our client is a 5-year startup located in Burlington, Vermont, approached TeamFound with a few goals: To develop a cross-platform consumer facing iOS and Android mobile application, in order to evolve the existing web-only offering. To transition from full-time allocated engineers to a project-based model, thereby lowering recurring costs, and placing the technology stack on …

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Alternative talent strategies in software development – part 2 – Remote team models

In my last post, I discussed setting up a remote software development team as a pragmatic solution for resolving local technology talent constraints, and gaining budget flexibility. If your business is struggling with hiring developers or you are looking for more flexibility in managing budget and resources, then this topic will interest you.  In this article, I …

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Alternative talent strategies in software development – part 1 – Introduction

Software development talent shortage is a reality most tech leaders grapple with. The Harvey Nash / KPMG CIO Survey of 2016 reports that 65% of CIOs say skills shortage is holding their projects back. 89% of CIO’s are concerned about talent retention, and nearly nine in ten IT leaders (89%) have ‘some’ or ‘great’ concern …

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Remote Developers in Microsoft.NET, ASP.NET, and Mobile Technologies

Client: Atlanta based national home improvement services companyIndustry: Home Improvement & RetailTechnology: Microsoft .NET, ASP.NET, Mobile TechnologiesRemote Team: 5 Software Developers, 2 TestersLocation of remote team: Eastern Europe What were the reasons you sought a remote team? Our development office is located in a challenging market for hiring software engineers, and we had difficulty in …

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Remote software development center in Eastern Europe, Romania

This is a short summary of the inception of MWG’s distributed teams, and Ron Herman’s role in this capacity, first as an employee of MWG and later as an independent consultant at TeamFound. This case study is posted with permission by MyWebGrocer Client: MyWebGrocer, a Vermont based high-growth industry leader in enterprise SaaS digital commerce solutionsIndustry: …

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