Engagement model

Every client has different needs and to cater to their need Cyberlinks offer different engagement models. Say for instance a client into product development evolving requirements as they are always looking for enhancing their products, so to cater them we have T&M. For clients with fixed requirements and shorter timeframe we offer Fixed price model as we can maximize our resource at best. For clients who want to retain some of the resources after the development we offer BOT.

Among the other services offered we do provide Staff Augmentation as well, We help enterprises and software companies identify talent that best fits their needs and help them meet crucial project deadlines and tide over resource crunches. Cyberlinks is a trusted provider of staffing services for many large and midsize enterprises, in several industries.

Cyberlinks ensures that you get to choose from a great pool of certified and seasoned developers/programmers whenever you need to scale up on software development for shorter-term as well as long term professional commitments. We have helped software companies deliver mission critical projects on a wide range of web, mobile, cloud, ecommerce and enterprise technologies with on-site as well as off-site support. To help our off-site developers be an integral part of your teams.

Advantages of Cyberlinks Staff Augmentation

  • Reduction in internal administrative overheads
  • Reduction in time-frame to hire such resources
  • Reduction in permanent liabilities of resources and subsequent costs incurred in future development
  • Flexibility in duration of contract
  • Flexibility in compensation structure of the resource

BOT

BUILD

OPERATE

TRANSFER

Understands Existing setup or analyze need for new.

Identify and define the human resource requirement along with their responsibilities.

Staff the various functions, i.e talent acquisition/talent engagement.

Policy, processes and procedure manuals, SLA management, record and versioning management , PMS etc Quality Management system and Quality audits.

Define the banding system for organisation Define the competency map, PMS and succession plan.

Employee attrition and Retention management.

Collect feedback from internal customers, process improvement and customization.

Handholding , monitoring , training and taking feedback from the team.

Transition plan and knowledge transfer:

  • People
  • Process
  • Documents
Begin transition process with key stake holders (development) in a 75-25 fashion.

Handover operations 100% Periodic Status check for designated time.

Onsite Model

Cyberlinks offers Onsite Model depending on the client´s requirements. The client can specify the skill sets and experience level of the resources required by him. The client can also specify the number of resources and the duration for which the resources are required.

This model is suitable for the projects that are complex and require proper and constant attention.

In Onsite Model, our team works at the client's location under the direct supervision of client's manager.

Procedure

To get the Onsite resource(s), the client needs to specify the requirements, such as skill sets, experience level, number of resources, and duration. Based on these requirements, we identify the resources and forward their resumes to the client. The client can conduct their interview. Once the client is satisfied with the resources, we will make arrangements to send them at the client site.

Cost

The payment is made on monthly basis and in advance every month. We will give a customized quote to the client depending on the following factors:

  • Skill sets of the resources.
  • Experience level of the resources.
  • Duration for which we provide the resources to the client.
  • Total team size.
  • Client's location.

Apart from the customized quote provided by us, the client will also be responsible for the boarding, lodging, and traveling expenses of the Onsite resource(s).

Time and Material Model

Cyberlinks follows Time and Material Model for the projects where scope, specifications, and implementation plans are not clearly defined at the initial stage of its development. This model enables the client to change the specifications based on the upcoming market trends.

Time and Material Model is suitable for the scalable projects where the team size and total efforts can not be estimated in advance. It provides the flexibility to manage the team size and total efforts.

This model follows a strict project management and reporting practices where task sheets are generated on a daily / weekly basis for each person working on the project. Under this Model, we work hand in hand with our client for the execution of end-to-end project. We follow SCRUM (An agile development methodology) to develop the projects following Time and Material Model. In this methodology, we plan a phase/sprint that consists of certain tasks to be done in accordance with the client's priority and deliver it in a defined time line. After completing this phase, we plan another phase/sprint for another task in the priority list. The time line for a phase/sprint varies from 15 days to one month depending upon the overall project size.



Procedure

To get the Time and Material Model, the client needs to specify the task and period of time for the project. Based on this, we specify the rates (hourly fee) charged for the efforts of the resources to the client. Once the client is satisfied with our rates, we sign a contract with him.

Cost

The cost of the project depends on the team size and the efforts of each team member. The payment for the provided efforts is usually made on the basis of monthly or bi-weekly invoice issued to the client depending on the effort reports. Under this model, the payment is done in advance just as in case of Dedicated Resource Model. The only difference is that we charge advance for a full month in Dedicated Resource Model whereas In Time and Material Model, payment schedule depends upon the duration of the phase.

MODC

Over the last few years, global IT business concepts have considerably changed. Newer ideas have been conceptualized and executed. One of the proven trends that has captured the interest of startup to SME IT products companies or ISVs, is a managed offshore development center (MODC).

The reason for its emergence has been the value that it has delivered to businesses of all sizes and statures and its flexible approach which can get with various business cultures.



Managed ODC Concept

Here's a brief description of what MODC means. Its a concept where a dedicated team works for you from its respective center. In other words, it is a managed/supervised team which is working at an offshore center, reporting to you as per your terms and requirements. Prima Facie, it is work outsourcing, but the difference is that this doesn't work on project-by-project basis rather it is the organizational level interaction which helps you meet your requirements peaks & vallyes. Your MODC team is just a virtual extension of your engineering team at your disposal and pay a fixed amount every month or fortnightly, depending upon the terms of association.

Many of the preferred offshore destinations, around the world, have built up some impressive infrastructure and have erected strong security norms. Therefore, one can work with development centers in these regions with complete confidence. Furthermore, the fact that you get to access a global workforce works as another strong advantage of this structure.

BENEFITS OF Managed ODC With Cyberlinks :

As mentioned above, there are many benefits that can be availed by hiring the services of reputed MODCs. Here are a few of those:

One for All: This concept is highly flexible, and by that virtue ensures that companies of all sizes can availits services. Therefore, start-ups, small-sized firms and even the larger players, all of them can enjoy the benefits of reduced cost and increased ROI that a managed offshore development center can bring to you.

Global Expertise: When you engage in MODC mode, you get exposed to a global talent pool. Hence, you do not need to confine to the talent available in your region, but spread your wings and focus on your business and other organizational priorities leaving the delivery issues with your respective MODC partner.

Focus: If your main objective is to handle various elements of your development process, your focus on your business operations can be diluted. Therefore, by availing the services of a managed offshore development center (MODC), you ensure that your work is being handled by professionals. You can, hence, concentrate more on your business operations rather than tackling technical operational challenges.

Complete Control: Many people are wary about kind of control that they can exercise while working with MODCs. However reputed MODCs offer you a high level of control. In fact, their structures of working are so smooth and seamless that you would almost feel like working with your in-house team.

Flexibility & Support: Most of the companies offering MODCs are flexible enough to accommodate your requirements. In other words, the staff shall work as per your timings, and your specific needs shall be given prime importance. In nut shell it can be summarised that by an efficient & effective MODC you could achieve the operational excellence, reduce your time to market, increase your ROI and focus more on your other business critical issues to help your business grow by leaps and bounds.

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