Offshore, onshore, nearshore...?
Bodyshopping, outstaffing, team augmentation...?
Fixed price, T&M, blended rates...?
Retainer, sub-contract, upskill...?
...not sure where to start?
Feeling overwhelmed by options?
Do all outsourcers look and say the same thing?
...we can help with all of this and more.
The Sourcing Hub has over 20 years experience in the IT offshore and nearshore outsourcing marketplace. So we know how to find the right scaling partner for your needs.
We work with UK firms who are looking to scale their technology delivery capability without increasing headcount. Based on a set of requirements, we can match you with one our trusted portfolio companies to ensure a long term outsourcing partnership that works.
All of our 25+ partners are established businesses from Croatia, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Austria, Czech Republic, Belarus, Macedonia, Albania and Hungary.
They are all experienced delivery partners with track record of working with UK firms.
We take a primary set of requirements from you such as:
business vertical domain;
desired commercial model;
budget and timescales
We then match you with the right partner and manage you through that engagement process.
It’s simple and saves you a huge amount of time going through the painstaking beauty parade of potential partners because we have done all of that for you.
So, whether you are looking to plug a specific skills gap, or scale your resource pool and increase speed-to-market in the most flexible and cost-effective way, or if you are looking for a long term strategic sourcing partner, we can help ensure you find a partner for long term success.
All of our partners are special and have all been through a thorough vetting and onboarding process.
Before any company joins our portfolio they must pass a due diligence process that will ensure we can confidently promote their services within the UK region.
First we vet their physical premises and meet the owners/management. They will then need to go through a series of ‘hoops’ such as:
Accreditations (Microsoft Gold Partner)
Industry standards (CMM, ISO etc)
International commercial experience
Deep domain expertise within 1-3 vertical markets
Technology expertise with specific tech stacks
Be able to show long term, referenceable clients
Be financially stable
Have robust and fair hiring processes in place to ensure scaleability
Be very accurate with all processes with clients’ success at forefront of mind
Looking for long term stable relationships.
have a flexible commercial models.
Once they can show these, we enter in to an exclusive relationship whereby we have the rights to represent them in the UK as business development partners.