October 25, 2022
Managed by Softelligence, but seamlessly integrated into your Engineering unit, we provide dedicated Agile software engineering teams, to build software independently or augment your existing product teams.
Most software development teams combine methodologies and frameworks to build their own unique approach to product development. Softelligence engineering teams are flexible and ready to understand and adapt to your own flavor of Agile, as long as there is a structure, a Process in place.
There are plenty of overlapping principles from one methodology to another. The key is choosing a system, and working as a team to fine-tune and improve that approach, so we can collectively reduce waste, maximize efficiency, and master collaboration.
If you don’t have a strong preference already, we might propose using the Softelligence Agile Delivery Framework, if we’ll find it to be a good fit for your project. The Softelligence framework is a powerful set of methods and Agile best practices that we have perfected over the years.
Softelligence provides all the needed software engineering team roles, to help with your product development.
This is typically composed of a Project Manager, a Technical Lead, software engineers, QA engineers, and other roles that are defined for each specific project (e.g. software architect, DevOps, UX, business analysts, etc). Management is conducted jointly by a Scrum Master and the client’s Product Owner.
When needed, Softelligence can assign a Proxy Product Owner, to make sure that complex business requirements are correctly translated into clear technical requirements that the developers can easily pick up.
It is best for the overall collaboration to hire a Softelligence engineering “team”, or a “squad”, instead of just “roles”. It will allow us to orchestrate our true ability to deliver state-of-the-art digital solutions.
Remember: we are a software engineering organization, not a staffing agency. We look at how we can create better quality code, not just burning points.
We deliver value faster when we are allowed to demonstrate our experience in organizing and delivering Product Engineering assignments. Our clients value us for our delivery capability, management style, and long-term commitment, which is measured in years, not months.
Nonetheless, we understand that especially in the pilot phase of an engineering engagement, you might prefer to start with smaller, hybrid teams, where Softelligence engineers blend into existing client squads and adapt to their development style. In this case, we would start by offering discrete roles initially, instead of fully autonomous squads. This is usually the case with Technology companies that already have a strong engineering practice in place and prefer to coordinate the process themselves. However, this evolves over time.
Our long-lasting clients, global players in key industries, from all continents, are trusting Softelligence as an Engineering partner, to build, train, and manage autonomous Dedicated R&D Centers for them, which usually involve multiple Scrum teams for each platform or product.
We become part of your success, growing with your product.
We’ve found that hiring a full Agile Software Engineering team works best.
This usually means
Additionally, sometimes a software architect, a UX specialist, or DevOps, CyberSecurity specialists, are required. Or even a different role allocation or a different balance between experienced programmers and more junior ones may be more effective for a specific assignment.
We’re happy to work with you, to understand what is the best setup for your business goals.
For instance, if you plan to build a Prototype, a Proof of Concept (PoC), or an MVP (minimum viable product) first, then a smaller but more experienced team is usually the better choice.
You may then multiply the chosen Agile team structure, for larger assignments, or multiple projects.
It’s ideal not to start with too many teams at the same time.
Build the first team, learn, improve, then repeat and optimize.
Reach out to our Software Engineering management team to learn more about how we could help you build your Agile teams and develop digital solutions faster.
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