Does Your Small Business Really Need A Mobile App?

More than 42% of small businesses have a mobile app.

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How To Make Different Software Applications Communicate

In our everyday lives, we seemingly have a different program that performs different functions for us. We have Microsoft Word for writing and Gmail for emails, but how do we make different software applications communicate with each other.

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In-house or External Software Development

Deciding whether to build an internal team for software development or outsource it is a critical decision for all companies. Both in-house and outsourced teams have their pros and cons, but your current company needs will shape which decision is better for your business. Let’s explore some of the pros and cons of each choice:

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Contracting or Full-time Employment

For most developers, there are two popular career paths: working as a full-time employee or working as a contractor. The question is should you as a developer pursue a full-time position or a contract position? Each role has its benefits and disadvantages.

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Does cloud computing make sense for small business?

Does cloud computing make sense for small business?

  

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What is The Cloud?

What is the Cloud?

 “The cloud” is one of the most vague terms in business today. It’s repeated often, yet few people adequately comprehend its meaning. The cloud refers to software that is running on the internet instead of your local computer. Nearly everyone interacts with the cloud daily. Services like iCloud, Google Drive and Netflix are...

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How do I make Scrum and Agile work?

Agile is an approach for completing work by a collaborative effort of self-organizing and cross-functional teams; agile encourages a flexible response to change because that’s what is needed in business. Scrum is an agile framework that has been used to manage work on complex products since the early 1990’s. Scrum differs from agile because it...

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Agile - Why Fail Fast?

The Hertz Corporation recently filed a lawsuit[1] in US District Court, Southern District of New York against Accenture.  Accenture was engaged “to redefine the customer experience on Hertz’s digital platforms, by developing a market-leading website at Hertz.com and a complementary suite of mobile applications, all based on a platform that...

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What is the difference between lean and agile?

Agile and lean consist of two project management methods that help teams deliver results efficiently. Lean management stems from the term Lean Manufacturing that was used by Japanese engineers in the 1950s that focused on eliminating waste in manufacturing. This was vastly different from western companies because production was based upon...

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Building Versus Buying COTS Solutions

Many companies with varying sizes debate whether or not buying solutions or building solutions is more cost-effective for their business. Knowing when to build or buy a Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS)solution is just as important if not more important than actually building or buying a solution. No one method fits all organizations, but most...

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