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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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  • 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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  • Meet Distillery’s Newest Scholarship Recipient: Andrew Chatman!

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    Well-functioning software is vital to keeping our world moving smoothly forward. At Distillery, we do our part by building reliable, secure, thoughtfully designed software that helps our clients build business success. We also do our part by supporting...

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  • What Will It Take to (REALLY) Outsource Your Software Project Successfully?

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    Today’s technology-focused businesses increasingly embrace outsourcing to help them expedite development efforts and scale their tech teams. By outsourcing their software projects, they can reduce their risk while remaining internally lean. Of course, not all outsourcing engagements are created equal. Outcomes...

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  • Your Project, Documented: Why You Should Still Care About Documentation

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    To Document or Not to Document? Nowadays, with the cascade/waterfall software development method passing into history, it may seem that the huge and dusty time-worn books on project design must follow, freeing up some empty space on everyone’s bookshelves. That opinion is supported by one of the key rules...

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  • STOP! Before You Build Your App, Answer These Crucial Questions

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    How can you make sure your app succeeds? Think strategically and make a solid plan. Apps are everywhere. For every app you use or know about, however, there are thousands of apps that never got off the ground, and hundreds of apps that...

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