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  • What Makes a Good Developer? A Manager’s POV

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    There are a lot of high-achieving, brilliant-minded developers at Distillery. My duty as a project manager is to improve my skills and theirs, thereby helping them achieve amazing results that make both them — and our clients — look good. Unfortunately, in my experience, not all dev teams know how to significantly increase the quality of their...

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  • Software Documentation: A Value-Driven Approach for an Agile Dev World

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    The long-term trend toward Agile project management practices places a huge premium on eliminating wasteful overhead. Projects are moving faster than ever, and it’s easy to label documentation as a workflow that produces little value compared to producing more quality code.  In this context, documentation...

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  • Custom App Development: 7 Risks to Avoid

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    Custom apps can drive huge business value across a broad range of applications, from B2B web platforms, to internal tools, to B2C mobile apps. Across all of these categories, enterprises are eager to explore how new apps can...

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  • How to Avoid Cost Estimation Mistakes in Your Software Development Project

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    Cost estimation is absolutely essential for ensuring a successful, on- or under- budget software development project.  In this article, we provide an overview of common mistakes that can derail the cost estimation process.  Before we dive into those mistakes, it’s important to emphasize why cost estimation...

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  • This Is How We Promote a Strong Company Culture With Distributed Teams

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    It’s no secret that building and maintaining a robust company culture is challenging for any organization. Is it any more difficult for distributed agile teams, in which an engineering organization is spread across multiple offices — or even across different countries and time zones? I’m Distillery’s...

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