Since 2011, we are building dedicated nearshore teams for our customers in our offices in Krakow, Rzeszow, Wroclaw, and Amsterdam. Start-ups, scale-ups, agencies and e-commerce companies are our customers. By making a decision to nearshore their (a part of their) development they were able to grow again! Companies of all sizes and branches choose Amsterdam Standard’s services for their projects. We provide individual developers in a variety of languages, development teams, and extended teams to our clients.

Individual experts

Fully autonomous teams

Cross-functional teams

How it works

Amsterdam Standard builds dedicated nearshore teams based on your requirements. We take care of the whole process. Often it works like this:

1

Your needs

First, we try to get a good understanding of your needs. When you have an existing codebase and product the first step is to plan a Technical Discovery call. In this call - after signing an NDA - you can freely show us what kind of stack you have, what kind of development and project management process you use and we can discuss your roadmap. In this step, we can think with you and after getting a clear picture of your goals and needs we can introduce the right developer or team to you.

2

Introduction

The introduction process always starts with a call with the selected (senior) developer. Again we go over your needs and we identify if there is a mutual click between you and the developer. Without that, or when the communication skills are lacking we continue our search.

3

Let's meet

Once we have this match we sign the contracts and usually start a trial period of +- 10 weeks. In the first week of that period the developer (or team) will come to the Netherlands and will work in your office. After 4 or 5 weeks we expect our clients to visit the team in one of our Polish offices. Building a good understanding of your product and business and gaining mutual trust is crucial for successful cooperation. That's why we stimulate our teams to visit their clients every 3 months in their Dutch offices. And we ask our clients to send their Product Owner, Scrum Master or technical team (lead) also 3 or 4 times minimum per year to Poland. This way we create 6-7 moments per year where the whole team can work together. Those moments are normally used for longer retrospectives, hackathons, brainstorming, planning and of course: fun and bonding! Our remote teams are the most effective when they really feel part of your company.

4

Clear arrangements

Before the day-to-day work starts we make really clear arrangements about the project management and communication expectations. We set up the daily video-calls in your agenda, plan the demo’s, plannings and evaluation. Jira or another ticket system will be configured and the repositories will be shared. When everything is set up you have full insight in all daily operations.

5

We help you out more

Once the process is up and running and you get a feeling that you have a grip on the new situation we will discuss your further needs and see where we as Amsterdam Standard can help you out more. Our additional UX, DevOps, PM training or frontend services might be interesting for you. Or we can discuss scaling up your backend team even further. Our office in Amsterdam is in close contact with you during the whole process.

6

We take care

Amsterdam Standard fully manages the individual developer. Our clients provide tasks. We do the rest. That means we take care of the full HR process. We accommodate excellent offices, a good laptop, medical insurance, training budgets, English lessons, knowledge sharing sessions during our Pizza-Fridays, travel arrangements to the Netherlands, accommodation in our apartments in Amsterdam, office-brewed beer and of course twice a year our famous parties :) We really do our utmost to provide the best possible work environment, but nothing is more important than a challenging, technically interesting and well-managed project to work: that is what really keeps the team motivated. So whenever we feel that something has to improve on that side we are transparent about it and proactively approach our clients to see how we can improve the situation.

Why Amsterdam Standard

Time-saving

Don’t waste time and money on finding candidates here. We find the best suitable candidates on short notice. All the recruiting, administrative and accounting jobs are done by us.

A trusted partner

Over 50 companies have picked Amsterdam Standard as their nearshoring partner in the last year. > 40 projects are still alive. Many of them are known as the most successful and innovative start-ups and scale-ups of the Netherlands.

Cost-saving

We have lower rates compared with the West Europe region and several other locations, you have the ability to save on benefits and cut your development costs with on-demand hiring.

Broad Range of Qualifications and Expertise

The team that we put together on your behalf can include not only highly skilled software engineers but also Project Managers, DevOps support and UX&UI designers.

Our cases

Dashboard as a full-service BI tool

For Mannenmedia

AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

UI / UX DESIGN

SYMFONY 4

ANGULAR

With a dedicated development team to higher achievements

For OnRecruit

AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

DEDICATED TEAM

UI / UX DESIGN

From camera app to the SaaS platform

For GoPhoto

APP DEVELOPMENT

DEDICATED TEAM

UI / UX DESIGN

AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

NEARSHORE SERVICES

Innovative design tool

For Esdec

DEDICATED TEAM

UI / UX DESIGN

FRONT END DEVELOPMENT

REACT JS

PHP

AI-course for all Dutch people

For Elephant Road

APP DEVELOPMENT

DEDICATED TEAM

FRONT END DEVELOPMENT

UI / UX DESIGN

Does this sound interesting?

Then just get in contact with us and let's discuss your needs. We are here to think with you and explore the opportunity of having a remote team.

Changing your organization like this is a strategic long term decision. We are always transparent about the pros and cons of this service. And we kindly invite you to visit our offices before you make a decision. We are real people that make really good software. We are here for the long term and we never rush an onboarding process. Many companies already made this decision before you and of course, we have many references available to you when you are interested.

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