You’re doing it wrong: Skimping on design

This is post 5 of 6 in the series “How startups waste money on software” We’ve previously discussed a frequent and misguided way new entrepreneurs try to save costs: by using “cheaper” developers. This is often a costly mistake in terms of both time and money. This post will cover another common mistake: skimping on design. Entrepreneurs start with …

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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” Hiring cheaper developers in an attempt to save money on a project is often a false economy. In this post, we’ll talk about factors you should consider to determine when to invest in top developers, and when less experienced developers can still provide value. Here …

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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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