The Distillery Blog

  • Software Development Outsourcing: Choosing the Right Model

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    To stay competitive, more businesses than ever are turning to outsourcing. These businesses know that leveraging one or more types of outsourcing helps them: Execute and innovate faster. From 2016 to 2018, Deloitte saw an increase from 20% to...

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  • What Is DevOps? And Why Does It Matter?

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    Over the past few years, DevOps has rapidly gained in popularity. We hear news near-constantly about how organizations worldwide are being transformed with the help of DevOps, and how engineers are mastering the new profession of DevOps. But...

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  • Staff Augmentation Creates a Powerful Advantage

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    For business leaders seeking the technological solutions that will help them grow and scale, there’s a lot to think about in terms of software development. Is outsourcing development the way to go? What are the economic factors to...

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  • How Software Development Leaders Can Fight Scope Creep: Powerful Prioritization Tips

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    For managers of enterprise-scale software products, scope creep represents a chronic risk — especially when trying to go from a napkin sketch to a working piece of software or mobile application. In any software or mobile app development project, it’s crucial to have a clearly defined scope of work (SOW),...

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  • 10 Questions to Help Choose a Software Development Company

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    A software development partner can offer key strategic advantages over in-house development (learn more here). But choosing the wrong partner is a real risk: Nobody embarks on a software development project with the goal of failing. Unfortunately, failure is a real possibility if you...

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  • Outsourced Software Development: Location Doesn’t Matter

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    As you’re weighing your options on whether to outsource your software development, the next decision may be a question of where. Local? Offshore? And if you choose an offshore software development outsourcing model, will time zone differences present...

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  • User-Centered Design for Optimal Product Viability: 3 Use Cases

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    In recent years, user-centered design (UCD) has become widespread well beyond the design field. Companies and organizations ranging from NASA to IKEA and everything in between have benefited from adopting UCD. UCD is not one of those design trends that will come and go in the...

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  • In-house or Outsourcing Software Development: A Strategic Guide

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    The question of in-house vs outsourcing software development is something only you yourself can answer. With so many variables, personal preferences, and pros and cons in play, the only right answer is the one that’s right for you. So how do you decide? Start...

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  • Why Outsourcing Is Critical for the Tech Industry

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    The U.S. talent gap continues to expand. September’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.5%, last seen in December 1969. It is good for U.S. workers, but for employers trying to grow their businesses, it makes expanding the team difficult.   The...

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