Ever heard of Fractional Development? Wondering what it’s all about? Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered! In this article, we’ll break down the concept and help you decide whether a Fractional Development Team or a Traditional In-House Team is the perfect fit for your web and software development needs.
What is a Fractional Development Team?
In the world of complex development projects, managing everything single-handedly can be overwhelming. That’s where a Fractional Development Team comes in. It’s a group of expert professionals who collaborate seamlessly to handle various roles, including user experience design, web design, front-end and back-end development, and more…. at a fraction of the cost of recruiting your development team in house. The beauty of this approach lies in its flexibility and cost-effectiveness. Our fractional development team operates on hourly, month-to-month contracts, ensuring a perfect fit with your existing team without the need for extensive hiring or long-term commitments.
The Difference from Traditional Outsourcing
Let’s be clear – Fractional Development is not your typical outsourcing solution. We become an extension of your business, valuing your insider context, industry knowledge, and creativity. Our close collaboration ensures exceptional results tailored to your unique needs.
Advantages of an In-House Development Team
An in-house team has its perks. You get to build a team with precisely the skills and experience you need, providing top-notch experiences to your clients and customers. Immediate support is always at hand, making quick fixes a breeze. However, keep in mind the downsides: it can be costly to create an in-house team, and retaining skilled developers can be challenging due to industry competition.
Benefits of a Fractional Development Team
Now, let’s see why a Fractional Development Team might be the right choice for your business:
- Cost-Effectiveness: Fractional development can be significantly more affordable than an in-house team, while still offering a dedicated project manager to handle coordination efficiently.
- No Technological Constraints: Your fractional team has access to the latest programs, software, and tools required to meet project deadlines successfully.
- Blend with In-House Teams: You can work with our fractional team alongside your in-house team, especially beneficial for smaller teams or when tackling large-scale projects.
- Address Knowledge Gaps: Fractional teams bring in diverse specialisations, allowing you to leverage new approaches and strategies to outperform your competition.
Fractional Development offers a collaborative, cost-effective approach with diverse expertise, while In-House Teams provide immediate support and tailored experiences. Choose wisely based on your budget and specific needs for successful web and software development.
IPSX Case Study on Fractional Development
IPSX, the International Property Securities Exchange, pioneers the first global exchange dedicated exclusively to trading shares in companies managing individual commercial properties. We feel proud in declaring that we developed their website and have been offering continuous fractional development support to them.