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Best Practices to Manage Staff Turnover and Sourcing for Mobile App Development

Published: 01 April 2015

ID: G00271008

Analyst(s): Adrian Leow


Mobile resources are in high demand and continue to outpace the supply of available mobile app development skills. Inevitably, mobile resources will leave your organization. Mobile strategists can reduce the impact of turnover in mobile teams to continue app development when key resources leave.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Use a Mixed-Sourcing Approach to Cover Mobile Development Skill Gaps Created by Departing Mobile Team Members
  • Use Crowdsourced Communities for Faster, Easier and Lower-Cost Access to Human Resources
  • Select Mobile Development Tools That Best Match the Current Skill Set of Your Mobile Resources
  • Segment Mobile App Development Into Critical and Noncritical Priorities
  • Get Buy-In From the Mobile Developers on the Feature Set of the App

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