Category: Development

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How to Manage Product Development Expectations to Be Part of the 50% That Succeed

December 05, 2016 by Robert Wallace

So you’ve got an idea for a software or app, where do you go from there? Do you work with your in-house team or do you seek an outside product development firm? If the latter, how do you find the best one and what should you expect in working with them? Scott Williams, Director of…

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How to effectively manage product development expectations

October 25, 2016 by Robert Wallace

They say expectations set you up for disappointment, and that couldn’t be more true in the world of software and app development. Even the most well-intentioned app development projects often end up costing more money, take more time and require more people than initially planned — or they just outright fail. And that creates a…

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Why Estimating Software Projects Suuuuucks

May 16, 2016 by Scott Williams

“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” – Douglas Adams Most software schedules are inaccurate on the best of days. No-one is good at it, not even one. The best you can get at it is “not terrible”. It’s a hard nut to crack, and we (the development…

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In-App Purchases. What you need to know before developing a Mobile App

April 13, 2016 by Scott Williams

So you’re building an iOS app. Great! Let’s get to the brass tacks; how are you going to make money on it? Will there be some kind of purchasing ability within the app? If your app is going to be anything like the majority of the 1.6 Million apps in the App Store, whose in-app…

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Developing a business, not just an app, requires a different approach

September 02, 2015 by Tallwave

How often do you use Twitter? What about Uber? Or Slack? Or Mailchimp? If you answered “daily,” or even “a lot” to any of these, then you already intuitively know what makes these apps so useful, popular and addictive. Conversely, if you’re a startup founder and looking to develop an app of your own, you…

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