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How to Accelerate Productivity with Staff Augmentation

How to Accelerate Productivity with Staff Augmentation

Ever since the dawn of commerce, merchants and shops have focused on the balancing act of driving down costs while maintaining quality. 

One of the more common staffing models that tap into lowering costs while ensuring a quality team is staff augmentation, used to outsource specific tasks or entire projects. 

The evolution of outsourcing 

As the outsourcing industry expanded, new forms have emerged, such as staff augmentation. Many businesses teamed with staff augmentation agencies to raise the level of skill sets among their teams by finding the right talent required for businesses’ specific needs – wherever they are. 

And the industry where staff augmentation is seeing the highest usage is in IT. How to Accelerate Productivity with Staff Augmentation

When it comes to implementing staff augmentation, it excels most when a business needs technological expertise that it is usually unfamiliar with. 

The process 

First of all, there are consultations that reveal the gap in skills and experience for a certain project and a roadmap to success. This gives way to a tailored approach of auditing, acting as a deep dive into the currently existing quality of the team. 

On the staff provider’s side, they will be used to selecting specific workers for the specific needs of specific businesses. They will also be aware of the varying levels of involvement that businesses are looking augmented staff to take control over. 

When it comes to ROI, higher quality services always trump over lowest cost strategies. And this may mean moving away from offshore practices and towards nearshore practices. 

How to Accelerate Productivity with Staff AugmentationWith nearshoring, businesses can ease the transition of bringing on new workers from a third party. 

In general, the closer the country of the staff augmentation agency to the US, the closer the cultural and communication connection. In addition, the closer the agency the more similar the time zone, allowing for greater collaboration. 

And finally, staff augmentation models help to drive down overhead costs when it comes to training, onboarding, and HR processes as well as enabling greater scalability. 

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