Startup culture has taken a leap. Each one of us dreams to have our own startup. Fancy Dreams !! But these fancy looking dreams when executed come along with nightmares. Only a few survive these nightmares. One of the major challenges a Tech startup faces is Mobile app development. Startups are in a constant turmoil between Outsourcing and In-House development.
Here are some parameters that will help you decide whether you should outsource an app or hire an in-house team for your startup.
Outsourcing an app is a wiser option for the start. Initially a startup has to focus on various areas like ideating the product, raising funds, product visibility, marketing and what not!! With constraints related to team – infrastructure – funds, whereas focusing on technical aspects adds on to the burden. The big names Skype, AliBaba are outstanding examples of outsourced product development.
Pros of outsourcing
Cons of outsourcing
One of the most important factors to consider before outsourcing is Mobile app Development Company that you choose to develop your product. With a lot of Mobile application developers available in the market it is a hassle process to choose someone reliable. Mobile Application is the soul of your product and finding someone who can love your product as much as you do is difficult. It is just like marriage between the startup and the development firm, where both sides need to be equally enthusiastic to make the relationship (Product) run longer. Some factors that you should keep in mind while choosing a mobile application development firm:-
In-House Team Development
Having an in-house team feels secure but this security will surely cut down your pocket and increase burden. Once your product has been launched and has received funding having an in-house team is a better approach. Once you know that your product is successfully launched and has received a great market response only then you should hire an in-house team that can help you enhance or pivot the product.
Pros of In-House Team
Cons of In-House Team
Hiring the correct person is not an easy task 100 interviews = 1 Hire and further team management is a difficult tasks.
Closed Focus on hiring is important as the famous proverb says ‘One dirty fish can contaminate the pond’. Startups are crucial and where on step can make the product successful on the contrary it takes no time for a startup to die out.July 2, 2015