FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions


All projects we take up carry the following guarantees: Confidentiality guarantee: All client details will be kept confidential Price guarantee: Minimum 60% cost-saving over on-site development Results guarantee: Progress-linked payments weighted toward the end

The quality of a software development company is ultimately the quality of its people. Our people are very strong for software projects:

Are English-speaking Graduate/Post-Graduate Engineers Have freshers with full of knowledge and new ideas. Mindfire's selection process includes a 1-hour written technical test, 4+ hours of interviewing, reference checking and actual problem-solving on the computer!

We work either for fixed-price projects, or on per-hour rates basis. For long-term committed clients who prefer time-based billing, we also offer a monthly rate.

For fixed-price projects: Advance: 20% Early proof-of-concept: 20% Beta release: 30% Final release: 30% For per-hour rate projects: monthly These are typical distributions and individual projects may differ in details.

All our employees are full-time employees, and are bound by the company Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure clauses. Additionally, for sensitive projects, we create isolated cells disconnected from any public network. At a practical level, all CD-Writers need authorization for usage. Internet uploads larger than a threshold also need authorization.

Our developers are dedicated to producing quality code. We have formal processes to keep quality under tight control, including periodic code reviews and design walk-throughs. We concentrate on being first-time right, and believe the creation-step itself should be strong. Every project goes through the hands of suitable QA/testing professionals, under stringent test-plans including black-box testing, white-box testing, test regression, usage analysis etc.

This is our strong point, and shows our confidence in our work. We issue defect resolution for all our development, unconditionally .

We believe trust and confidence are the foundation for any successful relationship, and develop only after association over time.