Nearshore Advantage


We are headquartered in Austin, TX and our Development Centers are located in Morelia and Guadalajara, Mexico, which are on U.S. Central time zone and a short flight away from major U.S. cities. This way, our team members collaborate with our clients in the U.S. in real-time, enabling true agility in nearshore software development.


Our nearshore delivery model offers geographical and cultural proximity that enables seamless, accurate communication and provides advantages in managing fast moving projects, especially those projects that depend on short feedback cycles and eye-to-eye alignment between all participants.

Cost-effective software engineering capability for your business

Using our nearshore software development approach, we offer turn-key software engineering capabilities for about 30-40% less cost than an internal U.S. development team.

Not only are salaries higher in the US, if you hire locally you also need to consider benefits and payroll taxes, as well as the corresponding expense on office space, computer equipment, furniture and utilities. Additionally, you need to consider the overhead of recruiting and managing the internal team, the effort it takes to build and sustain a high-performance software development culture, and the HR administration costs you will incur. And don’t forget the gourmet coffee and snacks!

Our pricing model provides an all-inclusive way to start leveraging a competent, performing team that already has processes and methodologies in place to work with you using the industry best practices.

Our nearshore delivery model provides


Work on your timezone

Being on a similar time zone allows real-time collaboration, management and oversight of the project, resulting in better outcomes and higher project efficiencies.


Highly skilled resources

All our employees have Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees. As one of the Top 10 Best Software Companies to Work for in Mexico, we attract the top talent in the industry.


Individuals, not FTES

With a nearshore model you can “break down the walls” and form a single working team with a shared vision of the product, goals and requirements.


Improved productivity

Working during the same business hours gives teams the ability to meet shifting priorities and needs in real time.


High cultural affinity

The US and Mexico have many cultural similarities, creating a higher degree of shared understanding and alignment.


Product mindset

We focus on mission critical and commercial software products and have experience in all phases of their lifecycle, from design to DevOps.


Robust infrastructure

Our Development Center operates with reliable, redundant IT infrastructure and sound technical security policies to ensure smooth operations.



Easy, inexpensive travel

Short travel times and reasonable expenses make it easy to have face-to-face meetings with your team.


Intellectual property (IP) protection

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (NAFTA 2.0) incorporates a unified IP protection framework for the US, Mexico and Canada.

Nearshore software development is easy

For most practical purposes, having a nearshore team is very similar to having a team in a different city in the US: you work together on the same business hours (or very similar) and meeting face to face just involves a short flight. Most importantly, however, the cultural affinity is very high, so you communicate with each other in the same terms you do and they “get it”.

Learn more and engage with us

We invite you to review our management team and careers pages to learn more about Scio. You can read our blog and get an idea of our thoughts. And when you are satisfied that you are ready to begin your project with Scio, please engage with us and let us contribute to your success!.