Gain a Competitive Edge with a Software Development Lab Partnership

QAT Global’s Software Development Lab offering extends or creates software development capacity support for a single product or entire product line and drives innovation for companies by rapidly setting up a product development center. Through this Software Development Lab, QAT Global can provide clients with full lifecycle R&D and support services, as well as proven processes (Agility RPM) and dedicated engineering teams.

Blending Science, Collaboration, and Art to Drive Business Value

QAT Global’s Software Development Lab draws on deep product development expertise to create software labs that work with you to build your innovative products more rapidly and repeatably. We offer horizontal technology expertise, domain competency, and business and end-user knowledge to help you create next-generation products that break the mold.

In a software development lab approach, QAT Global takes complete responsibility for one or more R&D functions, freeing clients to focus on their core business and engineering activities. For example, a client may choose to set up a QA lab with QAT Global to conduct all QA and testing activities and then integrate this team with its on-site engineering activities.

This model incorporates a pool of specialized, multi-disciplinary resources organized and managed by QAT Global to meet the customer’s specific business objectives. The team is trained for a particular customer and incorporates processes to the customer’s requirements. Other advantages of this model include knowledge retention and the flexibility of utilizing the team for different requirements. QAT Global’s Software Development Lab becomes a seamless extension and an appreciating asset of your organization to help you measurably improve product competitiveness. Think of us as your semi-captive development center.

Clients can select software development lab locations from QAT Global’s development centers in the US, Costa Rica, or Brazil. The Software Development Lab model is usually applied in long-term partnerships with a significant amount of multiple and unforeseeable types of work.

QAT Global has perfected the art of setting up and running Software Development Labs. As your software development partner, we apply a proven methodology for software product development that we customize to your company’s context, culture, and conditions. Our unique approach speeds up the setup and training of the lab, shortening the critical time-to-value curve.

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Key Benefits of Our Approach

  • Gain an extended development team that generates repeatable product innovation.

  • Shape the team’s process and culture to match the attributes that make the customer successful.

  • Reduce overall development expenses by optimizing key resources, projects, and best location parameters.

  • Scale development efforts by adding highly-skilled engineers, shortening development and integration cycles.

  • Speed the time-to-market of their products.

  • Organization-wide relationship with long-term contractual commitments and outcomes measured at the CXO level.

  • Tightly coupled with business stakeholders to achieve strategic alignment and loosely coupled with operational architectures to foster creativity and drive value.

True Collaboration for Competitive Advantage

By combining a global delivery model with US management and shared control, QAT Global’s Software Development Lab model becomes a seamless extension and an appreciating asset of your organization to help you measurably improve product competitiveness. That spirit of collaboration begins with a foundation of mutual trust and shared goals; we stay in-sync release after release.

Staffed and managed by experts in software product development, the labs are designed to provide organizations that rely on proprietary software to generate their revenues with a full extension of their internal R&D software development team.

Contact us today to take full advantage of QAT Global’s global scale and collaborative engagement model in your software product development initiatives and increase the value of your software development investments.

The increasing pace of innovation has in turn shortened the life cycle of software products. Out-innovate your competitors with QAT Global’s Software Development Lab; a strategic partnership that will share and execute on your long-term strategic vision.

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Software Development Labs: Your Questions Answered

A Software Development Lab is a controlled environment where development teams can collaborate, code, and test software applications. Some reasons to consider using a Dev Lab include:

  • Code stability: A Dev Lab provides a separate environment for development and testing, ensuring that changes and updates don’t impact the production environment.
  • Collaboration and productivity: Dev Labs facilitate collaboration among team members and provide the necessary tools and resources to enhance productivity.
  • Testing and debugging: Dev Labs enable comprehensive testing, debugging, and quality assurance activities to ensure the software performs as expected before deployment.
  • Security and compliance: By isolating development activities, Dev Labs help maintain data security and compliance with industry regulations.
  • Experimentation and innovation: Dev Labs provide a sandbox environment where teams can experiment with new technologies, frameworks, and methodologies.

A Software Development Lab typically consists of dedicated servers, infrastructure, and tools necessary for software development, testing, and deployment. It follows a workflow that involves:

  • Code development: Developers write, modify, and test code within the Dev Lab environment.
  • Testing and quality assurance: Dedicated testing environments within the Dev Lab are used to ensure the software functions as expected and meets quality standards.
  • Version control and collaboration: Dev Labs often integrate with version control systems, allowing teams to collaborate on code, track changes, and manage code repositories.
  • Deployment and release management: Dev Labs facilitate the process of deploying and managing software releases, ensuring a smooth transition from development to production environments.

Some benefits of using a Software Development Lab include:

  • Improved software quality: Dev Labs enable thorough testing and quality assurance, reducing the likelihood of bugs or issues in the production environment.
  • Enhanced productivity: Dev Labs provide a controlled environment with the necessary tools, resources, and infrastructure, enhancing team productivity and efficiency.
  • Reduced risk: By separating development activities from the production environment, Dev Labs mitigate the risk of impacting live systems with untested or unstable code.
  • Faster time to market: With streamlined testing and deployment processes, Dev Labs help accelerate the software development life cycle, enabling faster time to market.
  • Scalability and flexibility: Dev Labs can be easily scaled up or down to meet project demands, allowing teams to adapt to changing requirements and workloads.

Yes, Software Development Labs can be customized to match your specific development needs. This customization can include:

  • Configuring the lab environment with the necessary software, libraries, and tools specific to your technology stack.
  • Defining testing and quality assurance processes tailored to your project requirements.
  • Integrating with your existing development workflows, version control systems, and project management tools.
  • Implementing security measures and access controls aligned with your organization’s policies and requirements.