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Do RFPs Actually Lead to the Right Software Partner?

Nick Walsh An Article By Nick Walsh // 8.23.2020

First, a bit of good news: This isn’t another article painting solicited proposals as a terrible bit of business. They’re a wholly unavoidable reality — through things like organizational policy and legislation…

Demystifying Software Estimates With Probability Curves

Nick Walsh An Article By Nick Walsh // 4.13.2021

Expertise is comfort in the unknown. For software developers, that usually means reaching for the most important tool in their belt: “I’m not sure, I’ll get back to you.”…

Un-Silo-ing Your Insights: Translating Algorithms to a Web Application

Nick Walsh An Article By Nick Walsh // 6.18.2020

Data experts and practitioners in pattern matching (think analysts, data scientists, engineers, statisticians, and consultants) tend to have an immense amount of siloed intellectual property. It lives in shared…

Clear Communication in Software Development Starts with Semantics

Nick Walsh An Article By Nick Walsh // 6.22.2021

There’s an oft-repeated adage that the hardest thing in programming is naming things. As it turns out, that naming issue extends to everything around the product too. Communication’s role…

Accepting the Ethical Responsibilities Behind Creating Digital Platforms

Nick Walsh An Article By Nick Walsh // 1.24.2020

I spent a few years refereeing youth soccer. Sunburns and comments shouted at me aside, I’ll always remember something an instructor said during the three-day introductory course: You’ll need…