Monday, 28 April 2014

Tips to Select an Outsourcing Partner in India

The availability of more skilled labor with cost effective services has made India to be the prime outsourcing destination. Since there are many outsourcing companies available in India it has become a difficult task to select the right choice.

The following guidelines would be of due help in the process of selecting a right outsourcing partner in India.

Define your business objectives: The desired benefits of outsourcing includes freeing up the management time to concentrate on core competencies, adding capacity and skilled labor to increase efficiency at reduced operational costs etc., rather than mere cost cutting. Therefore a clear description of the scope of the tasks with their intended benefits is essential for a healthy outsourcing relationship.

Check their experience: An analysis of the prior experience of the intended outsourcing partner to their services to different types of customers, to their number of successful projects and to their knowledge and expertise in your scale of business is essential before selection.

Ask for references: Before initializing an outsourcing relationship it is inevitable to ask for their references with the help of which you could derive at a clear picture of the quality of their services, timely execution of the projects and after sales customer support services.

Assess their financial stability: In case of long term relationships it is inevitable to assure that the Outsourcing Partner India has sufficient working capital and is financially secured enough to ensure smooth functioning of the project execution.

Good communication in client management: In business outsourcing it is necessary to ensure the same language of communication (English) and proper channels of communication such as email, phone, Skype etc., to be accessible round the clock to have constant communication with the Offshore Development Company partner for effective client management.

Request for samples: It is feasible to evaluate the ability of the outsourcing partner with the help of samples. Further a request for a prototype could be made to assess the quality of the end results.

Monday, 21 April 2014

A Comparison on the Uses of Desktop Application and Web Application

Almost every individual make use of computer and its applications either as a IT professional or as a web surfer and make due comparison between desktop and web applications.

Desktop Application is an application that is being installed on standalone machines like a desktop or a laptop to perform some specific tasks. These applications run using the resources of the computer such as processing power, hard disk drive and computer memory. Word processors, media players are typical examples of desktop applications.

Web application is an application that is assessed by the end user through a web browser such as internet or intranet. This application has its resources over the internet and works with the storage and the processing power of the CPU. Online shopping carts and eCommerce web sites are good examples of web applications.

Here are some pros and cons of both Desktop and Web applications.

Accessibility: Web Applications offer increased accessibility to the user since it could be run by the user anytime and anywhere through any device with its connectivity over the internet.

Reliability: Desktop Applications do not require any connection to the internet for its operations and hence considered to be more reliable. Power outages interrupt the operations of web applications to affect its reliability.

Cost: Desktop applications are cost effective as it is purchased and installed at once and hardly recurs any expenses towards its maintenance and up gradation in the future except for a few.

Security: A desktop application being installed in standalone desktops and laptops provides high range of security in operation to the users. Web applications are open to multiple users on the internet which is prone to various threats and risks reduce the security of the application.

To conclude, understanding the pros and cons of both of these applications needs determine the choice of its selection. 

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Basic Elements of Trust Building with Clients

Trust is the most significant factor that forms the base for any successful relationship. Trust could never be built just on a single day rather it involves some specific factors like reliability, credibility and intimacy.

Effective trust building is essential to retain the existing clientele for a long term. A deep understanding would promote a better cooperative situation to work together to ensure smooth and timely delivery of the projects earning a better goodwill.

Following key points would be helpful to promote a good working relationship with the clients through building trust to make the road easier to navigate through.

Transparency: Make your clients understand about your working process and progress to maintain transparency in business operations. Show off the tools and techniques involved in the Web Development Services process through screen shows or through their personal visit to your work space.

Knowledge on the client’s business: Putting yourself in to their shoes would enable you to understand the pros and cons of their businesses to make informed decisions and improved suggestions to build up confidence in the minds of your customers about your product.

Use ‘We’ instead of ‘I’: Proper usage of the term ‘We’ instead of ‘I’ would promote partnership feeling of working together and builds trust in offshore development services A simple substitution of the pronoun like “We could try and see what happens” could display your vested interest in their project in a great way.

Watch their expenses: Exhibit your clients the intense care you intend to take as a custodian of their expenses. In case of demand of additional functionality explain them the worth of the expense in terms of results to win their confidence.

Request for a testimonial: Request for a testimonial or a fill in form for a feedback survey reaffirm their positive feelings. In the process of putting it on the paper they could recollect and cement their experiences in mind to call you once again.

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Selection of Target Audience for Web Promotional Services

Targeting a segment of the audience does not mean excluding a segment of the market. It means identifying the correct segment of the market to spend time, money and efforts to save the resources of the business.

Identifying the target audience lays down a strong foundation for any business since it gives a clear idea as to where marketing and selling efforts need to be deployed. Here are some crucial points need to be considered.

Finding out the selling point: How your services serve the needs of your potential customer? In what way do you stand superior in your services among your competitors in the industry? Answers to the above questions help out to find out the selling point of the desired services.

Researching: Your Web Promotional Services activities could not yield you anything unless and until it appeals to the needs and wants of your target audience. Therefore, a deep research to identify the possible approach, look and appeal of the intended target audience is necessary.

Develop a customer profile: An in-depth description of the demand of your typical target audience with relevance to various applications services like iPhone applications, Android applications, Desktop applications, re-factoring and re-engineering requirements, embedded Software Development Services, Client server applications, migration and maintenance services of legacy system and so on need to be evaluated to create a profile of customers.

Communicate with the audience: Find out the websites and the social networks through which they search for their service providers and deliver a message to induce them to pay a visit to your web site. Try to grab their attention through the items that are most likely intended to drag their attention first.

Retain their attention: A good phrased content acts as an important tool to reach your target group. Hence, show them in the best possible way how you cater to their specific problems and challenges through your valuable services. Lead them step by step to convert a call in to an action.

Friday, 4 April 2014

How To Analyze A Good Web Development Company

Nowadays businesses integrate modern marketing mediums with traditional marketing mediums to reach the niche market of internet users through mobile devices such as smart phones, iPod’s, Tablets, etc.,

Investments are being made by business enterprises on their websites either to give their online presence or for e-marketing purposes. Therefore, selecting the right web development company has become the most important decision that needs due consideration in determining the progress of the company.

The Web Development Company offers multiple services such as designing the websites, SEO services to content management, designing the company logo and other related services helping the company to capture the market and building the brand loyalty towards the online trade.

Though there are several offshore development companies mushrooming all over the places, very few offer their valuable services meeting to the industrial standards. Hence forth some few qualities need to be considered while selecting a web development to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of the website.

Experience: A long standing company would have been offering its services to different sectors of various industries facing both obstacles and successes. Its experience would be helpful for the client company in a great way.

Responsiveness: A good web development company has to be highly responsive to its clientele towards different complexities with solutions round the clock across the globe.

Listening and interpretation: A good web development company would take time to put forth so many questions to figure out its exact needs and offer their recommended suggestions with scientific explanations to execute a better solution.

Comprehensive services: A company that is well versed in handling the multiple aspects of the entire project such as planning, designing, developing and testing would be a better choice to enable cost cutting.

Apart from the above mentioned the web development company’s reliability, accessibility, flexibility, scalability and the portfolios are also the key factors need to be duly concentrated to ensure the path of success.

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Reasons for adapting Open Source Technology in Web development

Open source technology is software wherein the end users can not only view the source codes but also can edit and modify it to customize to match their requirements without incurring any costs for the same.

In open source technology a community of skilled developers joins their hands together in the formation of a solution to serve the general public for the good of the community and let other developers to work on it to improve its functionalists to arrive at new innovations every now and then.

The core concept of Open source technology is that the community developers while working on it fixes a bug while he finds it and start over to arrive at a solution as quickly as possible unlike in case of proprietary software.

Many business and Government organizations make use of open source technology even after the period of recession, makes it obvious about its distinct features apart from cost, for its adaption.
Security: Since the source codes are constantly examined and evaluated employing the technical skills of multiple developers it is highly secured against any flaws.

Superior quality: Countless developers work on and on, on these open source software developer Chennai to enhance the product and develop innovative features on the product.
Customizable: Since it is open source code any business user can take out any piece of software, customize it to match their expectations to arrive at the desired end result.

Self-control: There is no single vendor lock-in in case of Open source technology as the control lies in the hands of the user of the solution.

Trial and buy: Since the open source software is made available to the user at free of cost any user can make a trial out of it before deploying the same.