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Why Companies Fail in Software Development Outsourcing

Software development outsourcing has become an increasingly popular strategy for companies to leverage the benefits of externalization and access specialized talent. However, many companies face difficulties and fail in this process. In this article, we will delve into the key reasons why companies fail in software development outsourcing and how Championsys stands out as the ideal partner to overcome these obstacles and achieve success.

Perfect Manual for Failing in Software Development Outsourcing:

  • Choosing the cheapest provider without considering other important factors.
  • Failing to establish a partnership relationship with the provider and treating them solely as a service provider.
  • Neglecting to investigate the provider’s quality standards and settling for the minimum requirements stated in the contract.
  • Not assigning a technical representative from our company to collaborate with the provider.
  • Failing to clearly define and communicate the project scope.
  • Hiring a provider with a significant time zone difference.
  • Neglecting to provide test cases and scenarios or participate in the test plan design.
  • Disregarding the technical ideas proposed by the provider.

How to Avoid Failure in Software Development Outsourcing:

When defining the project:

  • Clearly identify the scope and development plan.
  • Involve business analysts in the design of interactions.
  • Evaluate the need for on-site presence of the provider’s team.
  • Define critical information security aspects.

When choosing a provider:

  • Conduct thorough research on the company.
  • Assess the provider’s background and technological knowledge.
  • Inquire about the development methodologies used.
  • Verify quality standards, such as ISO 9001, ISO 27001, GDPR, PCI DSS, among others.
  • Evaluate capabilities in relevant technologies like Salesforce, SAP, and others.

During project execution:

  • Build a relationship of trust and commitment with the provider’s development team.
  • Include a business analyst from your company to prevent conceptual deviations.
  • Establish channels of fluid communication between team members and the provider.
  • Utilize tools like JIRA to track project progress.
  • Address accumulated technical debt.

Why Choose Championsys as Your Software Development Outsourcing Partner:

At Championsys, we have over 25 years of industry experience, offering customized technological solutions that add value to your business. Our Studios, including the Software Development Studio and the Data & AI Studio, are designed to address specific software development challenges and deliver tailored solutions based on advanced technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning.

We take pride in providing comprehensive technological solutions that tackle our clients’ specific challenges. Through our innovative Studios model, we can offer a complete range of services and efficiently address all technological issues and challenges.

Our specialized Studios include:

  • Software Development Studio: Helping companies overcome technological challenges in their digital transformation journey, connecting them with our team of expert software engineers.
  • Data & AI Studio: Extracting maximum value from data through AI-based solutions, including machine learning models, natural language processing, recommendation systems, and process automation.
  • Salesforce Studio: Optimizing clients’ investment in Salesforce by offering implementation, customization, and consulting services.
  • HCM Studio: Maximizing the use of HCM technology for effective human capital management, from implementation to ongoing support.
  • Manufacturing and Supply Chain Studio: Leveraging SAP solutions for manufacturing and supply chain processes, with a focus on improving efficiency and customer-centricity.
  • ERP Studio: Providing services to optimize operations, including implementation, analysis, training, customization, and upgrades.

Our highly skilled professionals and commitment to quality ensure successful software development projects. We strive to establish a collaborative and trustworthy relationship with our clients, becoming a true strategic partner in their digital transformation journey.

ISO 9001 and 27001 Certifications: Ensuring Quality and Security

At Championsys, quality and security are paramount in all our services. We are proud to hold internationally recognized ISO 9001 and 27001 certifications. These certifications validate our ability to deliver high-quality services and ensure the security of information.

ISO 9001 certification focuses on service quality, setting standards and processes to guarantee customer satisfaction, continuous improvement, and operational efficiency. With this certification, we demonstrate our commitment to excellence in delivering technology services.

ISO 27001 certification centers on information security. We implement rigorous controls and processes to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our clients’ information. This certification showcases our dedication to data security and provides peace of mind to our clients regarding the protection of their sensitive information.


Software development outsourcing can be a key driver for company growth and innovation. However, avoiding common mistakes and selecting the right partner are crucial aspects to achieve success in this process. Championsys stands out as the ideal ally, providing customized solutions, industry expertise, and a focus on quality and collaboration. Don’t risk your company’s future—choose Championsys as your trusted partner for software development outsourcing.

Contact us today to schedule a discovery session and discover how we can help you achieve your software development goals and fuel the growth of your company.

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