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I have a project. How do we get started?</h2><p>Start by contacting us either by phone or email and we will arrange an initial conference call. After that, we’ll agree on a timeline going forward and get our consultants out to you to begin the scoping phase.</p></article><article id="2"><h2>Q. What do I say to my board if they don’t want me to outsource software development?</h2><p>There are a number of great business cases to make. Most involve saving money and delivering faster.</p><ul><li>You don’t have the skills in-house. Your company may or may not have developers, but sometimes projects require specific skill sets outside your core competency</li><li>Building an in-house team of contractors is expensive and wasteful. You need to source, interview, manage, assess, negotiate with, and pay individual contractors. Many will need to be replaced throughout the project. All have a financial interest in extending a project as long as possible.</li><li>Outsourcing is cheaper. 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