FRACTIONAL DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Fuel your web development with the help of a self-managing, expert-level dev team that scales and adjusts to your needs at a fractional cost..

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WHAT WE DO

We'll seamlessly integrate with your team for any technical role you need

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We fill up to 9 different roles on an hourly basis

Any role can be filled by:

  • Your team members
  • Our team members
  • Both teams, via role supplementation

TechNICAL ROLES

Chief Technical Strategist
Chief Technical Strategist
Chief Technical Strategist
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Technical PM
Technical PM
Technical PM
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Lead Technical Architect
Lead Technical Architect
Lead Technical Architect
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User Experience Designer
User Experience Designer
User Experience Designer
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Web Designer
Web Designer
Web Designer
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Front-end Developer
Front-end Developer
Front-end Developer
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Back-end Developer
Back-end Developer
Back-end Developer
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Data and Business Analytics Expert
Data and Business Analytics Expert
Data and Business Analytics Expert
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CRM Specialist and Integration Expert
CRM Specialist and Integration Expert
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Why Fractional Development Services

Development as a discipline is so technical and difficult that it can be overwhelming to manage, which is why we always approach it as a "team sport." No one person can play all the positions—user experience designer, web designer, front-end developer, back-end developer, CRM and integration specialist—hence the need for a fractional development team approach. Everyone on our team finds it gratifying to work collaboratively towards a shared vision and goals.  

An Hourly, Embedded Development Team

Fractional development teams work like an extension of your team as an embedded development team. Contracts are hourly and month-to-month so you can test-drive us and easily ramp up or down. We do everything from full-featured website redesigns to running your ads and social media. Our customer retention rates are above 95%! 
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TRUSTED BY

Estee Lauder Companies
Cornell University
University of Minnesota
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FROM OUR CLIENTS

MedSource Labs

...we continue to rely on O8 for their professionalism, expertise and long-term support. They are a valued partner and, in our view, an extension of our marketing team.

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HOW IT WORKS

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 We assign an experienced Customer Experience Lead (CXL) to your account, who serves as the main liaison between your team and ours.

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Your CXL manages workflow, quality, skillset assignment, and timelines. You get a transparent project portal with an overview of all work being done.

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We open up communication with your assigned team as they begin to become a part of your daily workflow.

HOW WE HELPED INOGEN ALLIANCE

  • Updated and simplified Drupal website and user journey experience
  • Technical SEO improvements
  • Created an interactive Associates map and interactive careers page
  • Built and optimized Google Ad campaigns

WHAT YOU GET

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Access to a Senior Architect

Someone who oversees web architecture and guides development team

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CTO-level Oversight

Sound leadership in developing strategy to align with business goals

Access to Our team

Access to Our Team

Access to our rock star team that fills all 18 roles at a fraction of the cost of hiring.

Extremely high retention

Extremely High Retention

The same people stay with you for years.

Dedicated Customer Experience Lead

Dedicated Customer Experience Lead

Your point of contact who's trained in marketing and tech.

Access to Infrastructure

Access to Our Infrastructure

For remote communication and collaboration

Neuromarketing expertise

CRM and Marketing Automation Expertise

For development that bridges the gap between marketing and the technical side, we have you covered

CMS

CMS Expertise 

Advanced expertise in Drupal, WordPress, and other open-source CMS platforms.

Need more? Just ask—we accept all challenges!

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OUR TEAM

Answers to questions we commonly hear:

Do you replace dev team members?

Companies in trouble or facing a recession.

Historically we have not replaced anyone and instead have helped make existing development teams more effective, helping businesses avoid new hires. However, some companies may be faced with a great deal of pressure and tough decisions.

  1. If staffing has been reduced or furloughed, we can often fill gaps at a lesser cost than rehiring.
  2. No matter your situation, we can bring a fresh perspective that improves your technical architecture and eliminates technical debt.

But I already have a CTO or some of these other roles filled!

Great! Many of our clients do. But, unless your development team has all 9 roles filled and you're hiring to complete the last one, it usually makes more sense to hire a fractional team.  

Why not hire a traditional agency to do this work?

Traditional agencies don't function as an extension of your team, nor are they as technical as we are. They want to win work and bill hours, whereas your coworkers just want your company (and hopefully you as an individual) to succeed. We act as your coworkers. If you don't succeed long-term, neither do we. 

Agencies generally want to take entire projects off your plate, whereas we want to help you execute projects. We still want your input, creativity, inspiration, and insider context and company knowledge. Also, many needs aren't even a "project" -- they're simple requests. We help you get those done, too.  

Finally, agencies tend not to be proactive or responsive, and simply do what they're told. They'll get back to you— on their timeline. A good coworker, however, is proactive and responsive, says something when they see something, and gives honest input and helpful suggestions. They know what needs to be done before you even have to ask. 

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