Software development is our everyday life. We write about many aspects of application development – from management, through design to technical aspects of programming.
I am sure most of you have been on a holiday with a travel agent. What made it good? Some of you will say the hotel, the weather, the views, but to me, it’s always the guide. They make sure everything goes according to plan – guides work hard to ensure you get a great experience. In software development, software product managers act as guides.
If you were to ask a group of IT project managers for their very best piece of advice for those running a software development project, it’s highly likely they’d say: “Make sure you have a risk management plan in place”. And it better be a GREAT one, at that!
If you’re looking to outsource software development, there are essentially two pricing models you’ll come across in most software houses: time and material model and fixed price projects. It might not be immediately obvious which one to go for and a lot of myths have arisen around both. So if you’re in doubt about how to price your next project, read on to learn about what to watch out for – and why we recommend only one of the approaches (guess which).
An accurate cost estimate is the key to a successful software development project. This may sound a bit cliché – but we’re serious about this here. After all, it’s money and software we’re talking about. Let me walk you through how we approach the software cost estimation process at Asper Brothers and share some (hopefully useful) tips that have helped us nail it down.
Let’s face it – in today’s competitive startup scene, turning a good idea into software that ideally meets market demand is no easy task. The risks of developing a product people won’t need or care about are substantial. It’s safe to say it’s a startup’s biggest nightmare!
Scrum is a framework that allows a team to work together by organizing and managing meetings, tools, and roles. The most important element in scrum is called sprint, which is a short time period in which the team must work together to finish a set amount of work.
Here’s everything you should know about what constitutes an effective software development sprint:
By reading this article you’ll find out: Who’s a Subject Matter Expert Required skills & responsibilities set When to hire an SME Where to find a perfect candidate How to make sure if you’re hiring an expert or a scammer Who’s a Subject Matter Expert? A Subject Matter Expert (aka […]
This is why an increasing number of businesses decide to hire an external software development company to build their products. If you’re on the quest of a Python development company you could work with, keep reading. And here’s a brief table of contents: How is Python used? Three benefits of […]
If you want to build software with an external company and think a request for a proposal is a thing of the past (and a pain in the… neck) – you should read this post. And if you think RFP is something like BTW or TMI – you should definitely […]