App Dev case study – The triple constraint. You can pick two, cheap, fast or good. In this story, our client turned to Mainstream after they got burned by cheap. “Mainstream’s rate was 50% more, but delivered 100% of the requirements in 25% of the time and the saved us 62% over what we’d spent before.”
Evaluating propspective software providers is a challenging task and involves many factors. Recommendations, case studies, relevant experience and certainly rates. The assumption that every candidate can be judged equally is flawed, since no two candidates are created equally. The case study below illustrates how in this instance a lower rate actually ended up costing clients more in the long run.