Cultural Fit’s Impact On Software Development Success

The secret to developing innovative software-enabled technologies is investing in our strongest asset – our employees. At Tiempo Development, we understand that employees who are inspired to create high quality software that provides lasting value is crucial to the success of our clients. Which is why we prioritize developing a healthy company culture that allows teams to exemplify our core values in their work.

The Lasting Value of an Effective Work Culture

Developing a healthy work culture does more than boost employee satisfaction. It also enables employees and teams to take ownership over the quality of their work, leading to a better product for our clients. One highly cited study by Harvard University Professor James L. Heskett found that an effective work culture can account for 20 – 30% of the differential in team performance when compared to “culturally unremarkable” teams.[1]

With the quality of our work culture having such a profound effect on the success of our clients, Tiempo Development has prioritized building teams with compatible cultures.

Building Culturally Compatible Teams

When we build teams that are culturally compatible, we are enabling open collaboration within our software engineers, management and clients. Software-enabled technologies are consistently challenged by evolving processes, methodologies, market trends, and other technologies. It is important for our team members to have open collaborate amongst each other and the client, establishing adaptability and welcoming creativity for a high quality product.

Culture Week and Events

Tiempo Development celebrates its company values with team building exercises and discussions on company values during Tiempo Culture Week. The event is held twice a year with activities that inspire our teams and employees to explore how they integrate company values into their everyday work.

Each day of the week highlights a different company value. All Tiempo Development employees, including our C-suite and managerial staff, participate in the events to strengthen our work culture. At the end of Tiempo Culture Week, we host a large picnic where employees can invite their families to partake in the festivities.

Customized Teams with Tiempo Quality System

When building teams for clients, we also take into consideration the intercommunication needs of our clients through our Tiempo Framework Configurator. The configurator gathers information about the client and their needs to align them with software engineers who share a compatible culture.

Our software engineers utilize the latest Agile methodologies to develop software-enabled technologies that fit the client’s exact needs. To receive the optimal benefits of the methodologies, team’s must have compatible communication styles, thinking processes, and collaboration approaches with the client.

At Tiempo Development, we believe that an effective work culture enables our teams to create innovative software solutions that surpass our client’s expectations. By proactively pursuing company values, our teams are motivated to prioritize open collaboration for adaptable software development.

Utilizing the best Agile methodologies, establishing a reliable rhythm of collaboration with clients is a major priority. Our Tiempo Quality System helps customize the software development team to the needs of the client for optimal collaboration. To learn more about Tiempo Development’s approach to create your high-quality software, read our whitepaper about the Tiempo Quality System.

[1] John C. “Six Components of a Great Corporate Culture”. Harvard Business Review. https://hbr.org/2013/05/six-components-of-culture