Category Archives: Software Development Management

Bog postings related to the management of software development teams, estimating project hours and time, managing client expectations, etc.

Software Development vs. Technology Consultation

Imagine you have a brilliant idea to improve a mission-critical aspect of your business.  You’ve sketched out a few wireframes and can visualize the outcome, but you know you need to collaborate with an expert to bring the project to fruition. Do you choose a software company or a tech consulting company? If you tap the wrong typeContinue Reading

6 Ways To Avoid Disastrous Dev Distractions

  Disruptions are unavoidable when working on development projects with a large scope. Whether due to misunderstandings in specifications, unexpected snags, illness, attrition, or unforeseen scenarios, the result is the same: the risk of overrun budgets and deadlines.   Identify and mitigate risks up-front At its best, disruption can be an inconvenience. At its worst,Continue Reading

Software Inheritance: To Rebuild or Not Rebuild?

Inheriting software application code, especially complex systems, is no simple task. We frequently find ourselves in front of new clients with existing systems that are unstable or are in need of significant changes. Continue Reading

The Rebirth of Enterprise Software

  Enterprise software has been an integral part of the success of some of the world’s oldest, most prestigious companies. It has its own story filled with inflated egos, wild inventions, and the birth of household giants like HP, Oracle, Microsoft, and IBM. Between its humble beginnings in legacy languages, industry booms, and modern dayContinue Reading