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Do More with Less: The Truth Behind a Team as a Service

November 11, 2022

Times have changed, and so have your company's needs. In this article, you will discover how to optimise your return on investment (ROI) when investors are being more cautious.

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In uncertain times, companies are often hesitant to invest in new resources, recruitment, and technologies – which makes keeping up with market demands that much harder.

But how do you keep up with customer expectations without risking a large investment? How do you maintain agility when adapting to customer needs? And how do you do all of this while keeping your financials in the green? For those in the middle of a scale-up process in a fast-paced competitive market, you may find that investing time and money in training new hires is a total drain on resources. Since we don’t believe in miracles, we’re here to talk about a possible solution: recruiting a temporary team. A squad with all the tech knowledge to keep your business running smoothly, leaving you time to focus on growing your company in a sustainable, safe, and stable way.  


After all, waiting for better days to come can dictate a loss of competitiveness and hard-earned market share. So, it’s time to roll up those sleeves! 


The idea behind the team as a service concept is similar to that of software as a service (SaaS): a dedicated and ready-made software team complete with all the training needed to help you implement what you need - and fast! In an ever-changing environment, flexibility is key to achieving results in the shortest time, reducing the risk of being overtaken by the competition – and team as a service offers that.  

 

Hiring a team as a service for your business might just be the solution you are looking for - an in-house development team without significantly increasing your costs. 

  

So, how do you know when to onboard an experienced development team?  

  1. Is your team fully allocated, and will you need to increase delivery performance in a short period? 
  2. Do you want to mitigate the risk of organic growth, cost, effort, and time? 
  3. Do you feel the urge to try something new and fast, but not sure how the market will react? 
  4. Are you in need of competencies that are hard to find in the market, and hard to train people on? 

If you answered yes to at least two of the questions above, it might be advantageous for your company to work with a specialised team ready to support your business. 


The benefits of hiring one goes way further than just having more people with the correct job description in your company. You can trust that the development team will have an agile mindset and use proven methodologies that will integrate with your organisation, whether with your leading technical team or working alongside your in-house developers. 

  

Onboarding a Team as a Service not only clears stress but can also lead you to a greater ROI. 

  

When working with this proven contracting model, you only have to deal with the partner and work out the process so your project can move up quickly and efficiently! Hiring is not the only way! 


At the end of the day, you and your business end up with lower recruitment costs, and fewer administrative overheads and taxes. This leaves you with enough time to focus on the most important thing: staying ahead of the competition while addressing your business needs. 


Book a free meeting with our ecommerce manager and discover the best way to hire a team as a service.