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Discovery: Questions that Bridge a Software Idea to an Actionable Plan

An Article By Nick Walsh // 11.25.2019

Strategy works to find the intersection of desires and constraints. In software terms, that means measuring features against timelines, budgets, and technologies. In a new product journey, two landmarks…

Interface Information Density: Less Isn’t Always More

An Article By Ayana Campbell Smith // 9.2.2019

We live in a data-rich world where the need to quickly analyze, interpret, and transform data is at an all-time high. Yet despite this need and a concurrent increase…

How the Not-Invented-Here Syndrome Manifests in the Age of Package Managers

An Article By Nick Walsh // 9.16.2019

Every feature, an ocean. Investment capital, the processing power in our pockets, and a few generations of people steeped in technology have all made this software development thing more…

The Power of Gamification: Transforming Users into Loyal Fans

An Article By Ayana Campbell Smith // 9.23.2019

Gamification is more than a passing fad. Since first being coined in 2002, it has grown in popularity as an excellent means of building positive brand associations while motivating…

Budget Creep: How Change Impacts Custom Software Development Cost

An Article By Nick Walsh // 8.19.2019

Software development remains an expansive, experimental, new… and immature field. That newness flies in the face of the (occasionally overwhelming) complexity behind what it builds. A quick search on just…