The Distillery Blog

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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  • How to Hire Offshore Software Developers

    Your company closed a new round of funding, and you need to show value fast. Maybe you won a new customer and with the account comes custom requirements. Is your business operationally ready to enter a new market...

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  • Why Distillery Developers Love PubNub

    PubNub is one of Distillery’s most valuable development tools. As one of six certified PubNub Development Partners, Distillery uses PubNub’s connected APIs to build powerful solutions that integrate in-app chat, live notifications, and other critical components of modern...

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