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7 Advantages of Custom Software vs. an Off-the-Shelf Solution

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Call it step two. At this point you’ve already realized the value that adding a software solution will have for your business. Now you’re trying to determine whether you require a custom software solution or if an off-the-shelf product will fit your needs. Every situation is naturally a little different, but we’ve compiled a list… Read more »


Tips for Keeping Your Software Development Timeline on Track

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No one enters into a new software development project lightly. As a company your motivations to complete the project are clear. Whether you want to eliminate inefficiencies, create a solution that better serves your customers or cement your place as a market leader, your project has a distinct goal in mind. You won’t experience any… Read more »


Software Development Methodology: Does it Matter for Your Project?

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Software development methodology: If you’ve done any research into a custom software solution you’ve probably come across this term before. And, if you’re like most people, you’ve probably wondered what it is and how it affects your business. The short answer is a software development methodology can have a major impact on your business. That’s… Read more »


Is Code Review Worth It?

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While beginning to explain code review to a customer recently they interjected a remark, “sounds expensive”. Thereby raising the question, is it worth it? While I don’t presume I can empirically prove to you that it is, I do believe I can convince you. For those less familiar with code review, the next few sections… Read more »


How Do Software Development Rates Affect Your Project Costs?

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Prospective customers who contact us to discuss their custom software projects always ask about the rates we charge for developers, quality assurance and project management. And it is a fair question. Everyone should ask it. However, it’s just one factor to consider — and a very important one — when comparing software development firms. You… Read more »


Software Engineering vs. Coding: What’s the Diff?

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There is a lot of talk about the shortage of software development resources and what to do about it. Too often the discussion focuses around the need for “coders”, as though software development is a manufacturing process and simply about writing code. Well technically you can’t get your software developed without doing some coding, but… Read more »


Have No Fear: 3 Tips on How to Learn AngularJS

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All software engineers have had to learn a new language or technology at some point. For seasoned developers, a new or changing project may require it; however, there is something different about being an entry-level developer and learning a language from the ground up. In my case, I needed to learn AngularJS with just a… Read more »



7 Questions To Ask A Prospective Software Outsourcing Partner

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Are you considering outsourcing for the development or support of a significant piece of software or have you in the past? Selecting the right partner is critical, but how do you know if you are asking the right questions? There are a number of considerations, some short term, some longer term that can affect the… Read more »


Evolving Beyond the Code Coverage Percentage Debate: Part 2 of 2

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In my previous post, Evolving Beyond the Code Coverage Percentage Debate, Part 1 of 2, I recounted the “hypothetical” but all too familiar horrors of the great code coverage debate. I proposed that despite our best intentions in carrying on that debate, its caused us to become unfortunately fixated on code coverage instead of the… Read more »