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
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
How to waste half a million dollars a year developing software
If you’re the head of digital or the lead software stakeholder in a company, the buck stops with you when it comes to software development… heavy wears the crown and all that. But one of the biggest obstacles to doing that job efficiently is your team’s burn rate. Especially if... Read More
How to Get Buy in for Your Software Project
If you’re a product manager or product owner (or in the case of early-stage startups, the founder or CTO), one of the biggest hurdles to doing your job well is getting sign off for software projects. No matter what level of the company you’re in, if you’re responsible for product... Read More
Change Your Mindset Before You Build Software in 2023
Minimum viable product is the old way to measure software readiness. This no longer fits the modern software consumer or app user. We suggest you look at software differently - your success depends on it! Read More
Your Software Launched, But is it Successful? 8 Questions to Ask.
It’s easy to say that software must meet the users’ needs. Developing lovable software is a lot more challenging. It can take months of planning and development, thousands of lines of code, and many different features. But have you created something worthy of being called successful software? Here is how... Read More
Escaping the IT Frankenstack (No Pitchfork Necessary)
Software developers and Victor Frankenstein have one thing in common — the exceptional ability to bring a shambling patchwork of odds and ends to life and somehow make it work. If you find yourself at your wit’s end trying to manage the unholy IT “Frankenstack” you and your team have... Read More
Can Your IT Project Name Help You?
Even the smallest aspects of a software project can help you go a long way. For example, the project’s name. Your project’s name isn’t typically a priority when it comes to a stakeholder’s decision. However, in some instances, it could just be the winning factor that seals the deal. Does... Read More
When and Why to Code Audit Your Software
Technology is fast-paced and constantly changing. Your app or software may be equipped with the most-cutting edge and advanced technology at the time it’s built, but with rapid innovation in the tech world, no one can guarantee how long that title will last. All types of technology and software are... Read More