As we wrap up November, we’re also getting toward the end of budget-planning season. (I know not every company works on a calendar fiscal year, but for a lot of us, Oct./Nov. is when we plan out budget allocations for the next fiscal year). We’re sorting out what we want... Read More
AI in healthcare — where we stand, what to know
In the halcyon days before ChatGPT, there was a lot of chatter about what artificial intelligence (AI) would actually do for different businesses/industries. We saw cool displays like AlphaGo and AlphaGo Zero destroy the world’s best Go players (which we were actually writing about all the way back in 2017).... Read More
Iteration ≠ Innovation. Why that matters, and what to know
When we talk about digital product development, terms like ‘iteration’ and ‘innovation’ are often thrown around. But what do they really mean? And how do they influence the way we approach product strategy? And perhaps most importantly, why does it matter that iteration ≠ innovation? Iteration ≠ innovation, the directors... Read More
The Product Clarity Spectrum
We have a mantra here at ENO8 — clarity is the antidote to risk. Especially when it comes to digital product innovation and software development, the more clarity you have around what you’re trying to build, the less risk you incur. That’s why we developed a “product clarity spectrum” to... Read More
How to move fast without blowing your budget
Despite the buzzword status it has achieved, velocity is more than just a fancy word we throw around at board meetings. Moving fast is a measure of our teams’ productivity and efficiency, a fundamental cog in the machinery of innovation. And boy, does it need some oiling. So how can... Read More
How do you drive digital innovation in a down economy?
We might not be entering a recession for sure, but the economic indicators are still all out of whack. Layoffs across industries, regional banks collapsing, enterprises pulling back, budgets shrinking… Even if we don’t enter a true recession, many businesses are acting as if we will so they can protect... Read More
So you’ve launched a successful software product… now what?
The adrenaline rush following a successful software product launch can be intoxicating, but what follows is less of a celebratory toast and more of a pivotal question: “What now?” No matter what industry you find yourself in, there’s a pretty strong likelihood you’ll end up building or leveraging a software... Read More
ChatGPT will remake software development — here’s how
The biggest story in tech right now isn’t massive layoffs… it’s ChatGPT (and Bard, but really… ChatGPT). Will it take all of our jobs? Maybe. Probably not. Hopefully not. Will we end up like Neo in the Matrix? I highly doubt it. But what it absolutely will do? Upend the... Read More
A full rebuild — how do you know it’s time?
At a certain point in any software product’s lifecycle, the question has to be asked: Is it time for a full rebuild of our software? It may not be in a month or a year or 5 years… but eventually, the question has to be asked. No software product exists... Read More
Why Dallas is a great place to launch a startup
In the world of startups and innovation, a few cities tend to dominate the conversation: San Francisco, New York, Boston, and more recently, Austin, Texas. But there’s another Texas gem that’s been quietly proving naysayers wrong: Dallas. Contrary to the prevailing narrative, Dallas is not only a great place to... Read More
Developer confidence: How much do you trust your dev team?
Developer confidence is a fickle beast. Too much confidence in your development team can lead to a lack of strategic oversight and shoddy QA. Too little confidence, and you’ll end up micromanaging your team to death. But either way, developer confidence is crucial to the success of any software development... Read More