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Programming outsourcing or internal IT department

Piotr Lewandowski, 17 December 2018

This article compares cooperation with external software development company to internal IT department. It is good to get to know this description here: programming outsourcing.

Internal IT department

Creating the internal IT department responsible for building and maintaining of software created for company needs involves a lot of challenges. The strong team leader is needed here. When this leader leaves, a question mark hangs over the whole operation. There is no one left in the team who had enough charisma and technological competencies to take charge of all projects of IT department. Often it is the time, when clients come to us with a proposal to take over the programming service of their companies. Own IT department faces challenges of the programming employees rotation. Also changing with time demand for programming services is a problem. It may turns out that it is the best to make half of team redundant in terms of costs. After some time internal IT team becomes a group of specialists in one particular technology. It may be difficult situation for the company when a new technology which should be implemented, will come on the market.

Programming company – outsourcing

Programming company is much stable solution when it comes to employment. We don’t relay on project manager that much. Even, if the manager leaves the programming company, our business partner probably has competencies to recruit a new person. Also finding a temporary project manager will not be problem. Our software supplier can easily move programmers to other projects. It is much easier than costly and also emotionally difficult way of decruiting members of internal IT department. The programming company will offer the best tools and technologies to solve problem. Some companies have competencies in many programming fields which will make development or creating various products easier and will allow for streamlined following the technological trends.