Building a Nearshore+ team with iTexico is only the beginning of a long-term relationship between our customers and us. Whether it is IT consultancy or help to bring your idea to life, we are ready to be more than just a vendor for you and become your business partner. Here’s a list of FAQs which we hope you find helpful. Feel free to reach us.
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As opposed to an onshore or offshore approach, by teaming up with professionals across the border, you get substantial service benefits while gaining access to talent capacity, code quality, team collaboration, improved communication, cultural similarity, same time zone and, of course, proximity and accessibility. Our delivery centers are just a few hours flight away from most U.S. cities, giving you the opportunity to work with your extended team face-to-face and be back home the next day without grave inconveniences of long trips and time costs. At the same time, many of our customers enjoy having their team come to their local office in the US, the cost and convenience again is a big savings vs. farshore.
Want to learn more about Nearshore's cost advantages? Click here and compare rates of building an Onshore team in the US vs a Nearshore+ team with iTexico.
The technology ecosystem of Mexico including public, academia and private sector provides a great alternative for skilled talent for design, development and testing on both proven and innovative technologies.
At the core of our nearshore model is both proximity and accessibility. By having connected and shared borders with Mexico, our customers can have calls on the same time zone and easily travel to our development centers.
One of the most vital success factors for a quality customer service experience is the communication skills coupled with an Agile methodology to help ensure that teaming is improved while helping accelerate development.
Sharing the same border minimizes the communication gaps and provides a unique differentiator in that the teams understand one another’s perspectives, way of business and working allowing for better integrated teaming.
Mexico has moved into the top global software destinations and is the leading Latin market with both capacity and availability of talent and with our extended team approach clients can scale up or down without the long-term commitments.
One of the unique values of of the NearshorePlus development model is the creativity and quality of design, development, and quality assurance talent to leverage best practice software development methodologies such as Agile and Lean.
The global costs beyond the local US market on an hourly basis are beginning to experience parity thus leaving customers with a greater value choice that includes true nearshore convenience and an overall improved customer experience.
Nearshore refers to outsourcing in countries located near you, meaning IT companies in Central and South America are also considered options in this category for the US and Canada. Mexico's Nearshore+ model gives you greater advantages than other Nearshore alternatives by allowing you to team up with skilled and capable talent just across the border, close enough to visit and return home even the same day, with similar culture and time zones, and at lower costs than other outsourcing providers and global options.
There has been an average of 130,000 engineers and technicians graduates in Mexico over the last five years. As a result, the state of Jalisco, home to one of our delivery centers, holds 40% of the IT industry in Mexico, with 12 universities creating an IT funnel of 85,000 graduates per year. Gartner Inc. recently ranked Mexico as a Top 3 worldwide destination for offshoring. Mexican talent is expanding at 3x the global average and continues to position itself as a global competitor.
If you'd like to know more about why Guadalajara, Mexico is being considered the new Silicon Valley, check out this article from the Washington Post.
Our headquarters are in Austin, TX, and our sale offices in SoCAL and Silicon Valley. We conduct business as corp. to corp. in the USA.
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Our delivery centers are located in Guadalajara and Aguascalientes; we are expanding into Cancún, México.
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These are our Competency Centers:
iTexico is comprised of more than 300 professionals.
We have experience with many industries, including energy, technology, healthcare, infrastructure, professional and financial services.
We use scorecards to measure performance and quality. A key way that we partner and measure success with our clients is by using Net Promotor Score or NPS, which is a metric that determines the loyalty of customers to a company with a score from 0 to 60, where a higher one is desirable. NPS scores are measured with a single question survey.
We get to know whether you need one project or a long-term business, team approach or project approach.
We propose a project manager or team lead to go on site to understand the scope of the project or long-term engagement.
If you already have a project manager, you can engage with us and give us insights instead of iTexico starting the discovery phase on our own.
We need to determine whether you are going to be leading our team, or if you are putting your people on the team as well.
We gather as much info as possible on the project to put together the perfect team for your needs.
opens new offices in the city.
iTexico proposes a team where each candidate interviews with you to make sure they are the right fit for your company. If approved, we are ready to start the project.
If we don’t have enough talent or people on bench for the technology that is needed,
we can first get requirements and search for the right candidates.
This could last a couple of days or even three weeks on average to come back with the right team.
Rapidly within 2 to 5 days, although the exact time frame depends on the specific requirements of your project and the number and type of developers needed.
Yes. In case we don't have enough talent on bench with the required skills for your project during the discovery, staffing or development process, our Talent Acquisition department will find candidates that fit the necessary criteria to have your team up and running as soon as possible.
No. Our mission at iTexico is to attract the best talent with the right skills and technologies to meet the market needs, and we are also deeply committed to developing the local talent through many programs and initiatives such as iTexico University.
Sure! Going Nearshore gives you access to a large talent pool of the best developers from around the world. Nonetheless, your ultimate team members must have the correct mindset and attitude for your specific needs and be an excellent fit for your company's culture. That's why we understand the importance of involving you in the staffing process to find your perfect match.
Please do! We love welcoming our clients into our offices and allowing you to work side-by-side with your team. Meeting your developers face-to-face is a good way to build trust and form a united front that will ultimately result in a great product and a delightful business experience.
Sure thing. Our experts have valid visas and permits. We will be glad to help with travel arrangements and accommodation.
Mexico is a unique country thriving with colorful culture and history, and it is the country in Latin America with the highest amount of tourism. We suggest that you exercise the usual degree of caution that while traveling anywhere.
If you'd like to know more tips, check out this safe travel guide.