Your vision, our skills

How We Work

From day one, we at HQSoftware have been striving to become a reliable software development vendor offering transparent and effective cooperation models. At the core of our approach is your ability to get what you expect on budget and on time. Learn about the time-proven practices we have infused in our work to help you get it done.

Our models for successful engagement

  • Time and Material

    • Vague and evolving scope
    • No deadline
    • Hourly rate for HQSoftware’s efforts
    • Iterative development
    • Maximum control over the team and deliverables on your side
    • Easy ramp-up
  • Fixed Price

    • Fixed scope
    • Fixed deadlines
    • Fixed budget
    • Little supervision on your side
  • Outsourced Development Center/ Dedicated Team

    • Evolving scope
    • Full-time extension of your in-house development team
    • Full control over the team and decision-making
    • Easy ramp-up
    • Full control over the selection of new team members
    • 100% adoption of your software development and PM approaches

How we deliver

Let us know more about your project, and we will help you select a delivery model that will best suit your business.

Offshore

The entire project from ideation to delivery is carried out at HQSoftware’s development center.

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Onsite

Selected HQSoftware’s candidates work on the project at your premises.

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Hybrid

A part of our team stays at your premises, always on the alert for critical issues that require immediate and intense communication with your in-house staff.

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Development methodologies

We don’t believe in an ideal methodology; we believe in your specific needs and our ability to know what works best for your project.

Agile Waterfall
Project Mid-sized or large, evolving Small
Requirements Evolving Fixed
Planning Flexible, throughout the project Fixed, before the project
Design and architecture Flexible Fixed
Start Fast From medium to slow
Time-to-delivery Short Long
Your involvement High Low
Ability to change requirements High Low
Ability to address feedback High Low
Problem detection Throughout the project At the end of the project
Agile
Project Mid-sized or large, evolving
Requirements Evolving
Planning Flexible, throughout the project
Design and architecture Flexible
Start Fast
Time-to-delivery Short
Your involvement High
Ability to change requirements High
Ability to address feedback High
Problem detection Throughout the project
Waterfall
Project Small
Requirements Fixed
Planning Fixed, before the project
Design and architecture Fixed
Start From medium to slow
From medium to slow Long
Long Low
Ability to change requirements Low
Ability to address feedback Low
Problem detection At the end of the project

Our Approach

  • In-depth analysis of your business and users

    We are always ready to go the extra mile to find out what users really need and how our solution can propel your business beyond mere automation.

  • Realistic estimation and planning

    We know estimates can be tricky, but we combine all our past experience and hard-won intuition to make it a win-win game.

  • Fast prototyping to give you the look and feel of your future software

    Our forte is the ability to not only build a visually rich, clickable prototype out of your raw idea but also quickly scale it to a winning MVP.

  • Regular communication between your stakeholders and the team

    Our experts are always available and willing to get together with the stakeholders and discuss their feedback.

  • IPR and data protection

    We sign NDAs and personnel agreements with IP protection clauses to make sure that your users and data are protected at all times, even when the projects gets really agile.

  • Thorough QA from the very start

    To help you release faster, reduce expensive reworks and cut the overall development costs, we integrate QA and testing into the project from day one.

  • Transparent reporting

    In the course of the project you get regular reports that give you full visibility into the progress and enable to plan more effectively.