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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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  • 5 Communication Mistakes Hurting Your Software Development Outsourcing Relationship

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    When done right, outsourced software development can provide businesses with a massive competitive advantage, powering innovation, sustainable scaling, cost savings, budget/staffing flexibility, and countless other benefits. It makes technology managers’ lives easier, making them look good while driving value for the business....

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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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  • 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), or you run...

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  • The Right Agile Foundations Will Boost Your Success

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    Agile project management has strong foundations in open source software development and mobile application development for iOS & Android. In the course of the last decade, Agile project management techniques have grown in popularity. Agile methodologies first arose in the Web 2.0 era to...

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