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Well defined business models – the effective way to set-up an outsourcing relationship

Business Models

Companies demand from us flexibility to serve their unique business requirements. We provide a range of flexible business models to suit those various requirements.

 
Time & materials
Short-term
 
Time & materials
Long-term
Dedicated team
Fixed price
Short-term
<6 months
Fixed price
Long-term
Agile self-managing teams
Value Proposition Staffing for temporary work Managed Services, long-term engagement – “dedicated team” Fixed Price, Fixed Scope of Work Highly effective, self organizing AGILE teams
Project Mgmt Responsibility Client’s PM PM responsibilities shared between Client and IT Six Customer’s Product Owner, IT Six PM/Scrum Master Customer’s Product Owner + IT Six PM / Scrum Master / Proxy Product Owner
Interviews with client Yes Yes NoHaving most of the risk, IT Six builds the team NoHaving most of the risk, IT Six builds the team
Risks Low risk for Client, but slightly higher hourly cost Low risk for client, lower cost, low staff attrition. Good financial predictability Bigger overhead in planning the project.
Longer time to start.
Main risk on IT Six.
All parties must understand Agile principles thoroughly. Plan functionality to be released only after team reaches steady velocity.
SLAs Recruiting Timelines
Staff prerequisites
Recruiting Timelines
Staff prerequisites
Managing attrition
Project Delivery
Delivery Timelines
Delivery Quality
Delivery Functional Compliance
Delivery Performance
Support quality and timeline
Delivery Timelines
Delivery Quality
Delivery Functional Compliance
Delivery Performance
Support quality and timeline
Pricing/Billing Model Fixed hourly fee per person; invoicing done at the end of the month, based on time-sheets and activity reports Fixed monthly fee per person (includes holidays YES/NO) Invoicing based on pre-agreed milestones Invoicing based on Sprint delivery and acceptance

IT Six strategic sourcing

Strategic Sourcing is a Partnership when IT Six becomes your one-stop-shop services provider.
We learn your culture and understand your business, so we are able to efficiently manage all your outsourced software needs. Your vision regarding the product road-map becomes our vision. Our engineering team becomes an extension of your software department. We work together in good times and difficult times, sharing responsibilities and successes, sharing the project management. Following predefined milestones we “right-size” the project team, depending on your specific business needs.

IT Six becomes a strategic partner for your software needs, helping with: consulting, architecture, design, development, testing, and support.

This model is meant to help you GROW while optimizing your costs with IT and eliminating overhead.

IT Six provides predefined project templates to save time and money:

  • Agile/Scrum project template
  • Project template for traditional waterfall/iterative RUP-based project model