Here’s how to decide what level of experience your developers should have

This is post 5 of 5 in the series “External Development Bootcamp” Working with external developers: Employees vs Consultants External Developers – Who Should I Work With? The 5 signs you should not be spending money on software How do I know a development company will produce good work? Here’s how to decide what level …

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This is how to reduce your software development costs without sacrificing quality

How can I work with top developers and stay within my budget? There’s a common perception that top-quality developers are too expensive, and it comes with a hint of truth. As more and bigger organizations demand their services, quality mobile developers (and even the not-so-good ones) can command top rates. Some clients then attempt to …

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The Super Bowl 50 halftime show as a parable of software development

What are our best options? Adele, Taylor Swift, AC/DC. Too expensive. Coldplay bid 1/2 that. They’re pretty much U2. Our crowd wont know the difference. They’re here for the football anyway. […Halfway through planning] This is a disaster. How can we fix this? We’ll add a montage of past¬†shows when we hired artists from our …

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The 5 signs you should not be spending money on software

This is post 3 of 5 in the series “External Development Bootcamp” Working with external developers: Employees vs Consultants External Developers – Who Should I Work With? The 5 signs you should not be spending money on software How do I know a development company will produce good work? Here’s how to decide what level …

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When is technical debt OK?

This is post 3 of 6 in the series “How startups waste money on software” How entrepreneurs waste money on software Technical debt will run your business into the ground When is technical debt OK? You’re doing it wrong: Using “cheaper” developers You’re doing it wrong: Skimping on design You’re doing it wrong: Skimping on …

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