Software Development Frustration
| Software Development by Randy Syring on September 23, 2017 |
I recently came across a post by Ned Batchelder in which he describes the frustration associated with software development. Of particular help to me, and I hope others, is the way he points out that both beginners and experts feel the same frustration with the software development process. He writes: I love the raw emotion on the two boys' faces....
3 Ways to Reduce Waste with Custom Software
| technology by Adam Robinson on July 27, 2017 |
According to the Lean manufacturing methodology, waste is the root of all unprofitable activity within an organization. There are seven categories of waste within Lean: Defects Overproduction Transportation Waiting Inventory Motion Processing Reducing waste is a top priority for most organizations because it has a direct impact on the bottom line, but this is often easier said than done. Identify the...
IoT: The Next Tech Revolution
| technology by Adam Robinson on June 21, 2017 |
Internet of Things, or IoT, may be the most impactful concept, as well as the least understood, of the next ten years. What is IoT? The simplest—and perhaps the easiest—way to think about the Internet of Things is any machine-to-machine (M2M) communication through the internet. This includes your phone controlling your AC or starting your car, or anything considered “smart.”...
5 Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Custom Software Development Firm
| Software Development by Adam Robinson on June 14, 2017 |
Hiring right custom software development firm is a critical decision for most organizations. Choosing the wrong development partner will often cost a lot of time and money, and will result in a loss of significant opportunity. Use the following five questions to help you vet potential software development companies and identify the best fit for your project. Two Questions for...