Why you should start with a POC?
Hiring a development team (internally and externally as well) involves financial risks and risks business wise. Before you commit to hire a the team for long term, we’d suggest to start with a proof of concept first. Take care the POC gives you a good insight of the team’s capabilities. So you know they’re the right fit for your company.
Evaluate the communication and collaboration style as well and see if that’s a right way for you as well. Excellent deliveries start with an excellent preparation.