Do you know what world-class businesses like Accenture, Altran, Cisco, Microsoft, Nokia Siemens or SAP, among others, have in common? Highly successful nearshore operations in Portugal!
That has nothing to do with me, you might say. Yet, you can be wrong! If you’re not running a big corporation, large service centres like the above are most probably out of your league. But it doesn’t mean outsourcing and Portugal are.
Smaller software companies and IT departments, have a lot to gain by outsourcing:
Outsourcing comes in many shapes - from in-sourcing to nearshoring and offshoring. For an SME / start-up, nearshoring combines the best of two worlds: expert resources with a cost below the standard practice in your country plus lower travel, time-zone and communication impacts due to physical and cultural proximity.
Nearshoring to Portugal
Portugal is recognized as high-quality nearshore outsourcing destination with matchless advantages:
Choosing an outsourcing partner
If you’ve decided to outsource and you’re keen on Portugal as destination, it’s time to choose the right partner - a major step since partner’s practices can directly impact on your project(s). Before you choose:
So, who else is nearshoring to Portugal?
Numerous SMEs and start-ups, actually. And with great success too!
Smaller companies have matching nearshore teams - from team size to scope and length, everything is tailored to their needs and requirements. The skills delivered by these teams include software development, testing and product support (individually or combined) and cover different technologies and methodologies. Despite the differences, they have a common ground:
Cleverti helps innovative companies to develop their software products by complementing internal crews when additional or specific tech expertise is needed. Cleverti’s technology services are fully tailored, cost-effective and scalable. Since 2010, Cleverti has been working alongside with companies from Belgium, Germany, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK.
Best of breed software engineers, comprehensive technology stack and flexible business models allow cleverti to deliver prompt, sharp and adaptive responses to software development needs.