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Managed Sourcing as the solution for getting speed and quality in the software development and maintenance to support your digital transformation projects.

In the blink of an eye, the world has become remote. Digital transformation and technology came with overwhelming force and took centre stage in corporate strategies. The objective? Simple: adaptation to the new reality. Zygmunt Bauman calls this transit that we live in times of interregnum (or times of rupture). We are between what is no longer and what is not yet. The old model no longer works for us and the new one is not ready yet.

But do not worry! We believe that many things will change for the better in this scenario of chaos and collapse. This requires discipline and stamina to maintain these transitions until we are fully adjusted. We know that building this new normal is a great challenge. It may not be easy, but it is possible.

One of the solutions that we see in this scenario in which collaboration is essential is nearshore and offshore managed sourcing solutions. More and more companies are investing and consuming technology and are opting to outsource services related to information technology. This, by checking its benefits in terms of costs, flexibility and the possibility of being at the forefront, without neglecting your own business.

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The Managed sourcing strategy is nothing more than hiring a remote team that is geographically distant from your company. This guarantees a number of corporate benefits. There are many reasons for companies to choose managed sourcing solutions. And the main motivation is to scale processes, take projects out of the drawer and, of course, increase profits.

In times of pandemic and office retirement, it is essential to maintain productivity in a safe, efficient and intelligent way. The outsourcing of software development is an option that is increasingly used by companies that want to cover the lack of technological skills in their businesses. When hiring a service of these characteristics, it is important to assess which of its modalities best suits our needs. According to figures published in the statistics portal Statista, during 2020 the most outsourced function by IT leaders was the development of software applications. However, IT outsourcing ranges from a help desk service to backups or audits, going through a server migration.

Surviving today’s business environment has become more challenging than ever!  While in it’s early days   managed sourcing solutions seemed possible only for larger companies which farmed out many low-end business processes, nowadays outsourcing has become more of a norm than an option. The days when outsourcing was all about cutting costs and saving money are long gone! Today, it has become a distinguished business tendency – a key method for quickly moving things forward, with more effectiveness and getting to the market more rapidly than your competitors. Besides that, it is about having access to highly qualified and trained personnel, maximizing workforce adaptability and gaining access to highly competent employees. Apart from the cost savings, managed sourcing solutions through the outsourced of application development and services, whether locally, nearshore or offshore is a strategic move that allow businesses to gain competitive advantage. It is clearly becoming one of the most significant business trends of this decade.

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Nearshore and offshore are the easiest way to remotely expand your team, achieve scalability, and stay competitive. This can be a game changer for your business. The challenge of the present is to build the new. It may seem romantic, but it is the purest truth. And, believe us, this has happened at other times in history.

It is clear: Application development and maintenance sourcing solutions has significant challenges to continue promoting cost savings and quality, providing added value that must go beyond good service and a favourable and positive experience for the client. Having expert, specialized, certified and up-to-date professionals is key. As well as ensuring computer and information security, since the client must feel confident and safe. It is also important to meet the agreed deadlines and costs. Some of the main benefits of managed sourcing solutions are:

  • Enables you to focus on core functions
  • Expertise
  • Optimize work
  • Faster launch times
  • On call experts
  • Larger workforce
  • Time zone advantages
  • Increased flexibility
  • Relative cost

As of today, finding and involving the right suppliers is resource intensive. Gadgeon Europe positions itself as a strategic partner and that our managed sourcing solutions offering to the market becomes not only through optimal performance, but also as a competitive advantage for the company that hires it. In short, we work to deliver an excellent service to all our customers.

All in all, the digital transformation, as well as the permanent need to innovate, will continue to promote Application development and maintenance sourcing solutions through, which must be, in addition to the aforementioned, much more specialized and flexible. The technologies do not stop and neither does our offering to the market.

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The unknown and vulnerability are very uncomfortable and sometimes a little scary. Therefore, the moments of transition end up being seen as crises, letting go of the innovative potential that they carry. But if you look closely, you will see the enormous innovative potential that comes with it. The way is to adapt, preferably fast. Accept changes, sometimes many.

It is time to find solutions, and good partners, to make this plan reorient with your company. Remember: in an increasingly digital world, your applications and data assumes an even more strategic role. This is how you should win. Managed sourcing solutions is a powerful strategic move to start this process towards the IT of the new times.

The post-normal will be built using the strategies we have now described. To achieve your business goals, you need to think now about what actions will pave this path. Take the first step today and make managed sourcing solutions part of your new normal.

One last tip: take small, controlled risks. This generally provides excellent results. After all, what is innovation but the opportunity to do something different?

Rise with Gadgeon Europe, your software product development partner through managed sourcing solutions.


Gadgeon is an end-to-end Application and IOT Solution development partner in the digital transformation journey of its customers. We are an ISO 9001:2015 certified electronic product design and development company. Established in 2011 with 60 plus satisfied customers across the USA, Europe, Australia, Middle East, and India. We are proud to have a track record of very low talent attrition over the years. Gadgeon delivers end-to-end solutions from product development to deployment including hardware, firmware, and applications. Our extensive experience in end-to-end IoT, IIoT, M2M technologies, network/communication technologies, application management, cloud, analytics, and automation frameworks enable our customers in building new business models and realizing value from their IoT and digital transformation journey.