In the battle of the cloud computing platforms, there are two standout opponents that draw great appeal from small businesses through to massive enterprise: AWS and Azure. In one corner, we have AWS, Amazon Web Services, the behemoth that a huge number of businesses run many parts of their infrastructure on. In the other corner is Azure, Microsoft’s competitor offering.
Kanban, a concept created within Toyota’s Japanese production and manufacturing plant, oddly enough, has been a system that has gone on to take the world by storm. The Kanban card system allows “just in time” tasking; and is comprised of a board made up of cards that are moved along in a left to right fashion. Kanban is a system often utilized in Agile teams to help keep track of software development work, and ensure everyone in the team stays on the same page.
Do you have an excellent product idea that you can’t wait to make a reality? It’s not always an easy choice to decide on who will help bring your plan to life. Each project is different, so there’s no one-size fits all answer as to whether freelancers or software development companies are the “better” choice.
As a small business owner, you need your company to run like a well-oiled machine. One of the best ways to make sure your business is running as efficiently as possible is to implement custom software.
Ah, the fixed price software project. Sounds great in theory... but in practice? Someone’s probably going to end up either in a fit of rage, tears, or both - whether it’s you or your developer (and possibly both of you…).
Fixed price contracts can be rather tricky in a Scrum environment. Classic software development and Agile software development are very different from one another, and things that work in one environment don’t necessarily work in another.