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The Apple Watch has grabbed the most headlines so far, but the new Apple gadget represents just a small drop in a very large tech tidal wave heading our way. According to IDC.com, global wearable shipments will likely hit 112 million units by 2018.
What this means for mobile app companies can be summarized in one word: revolution.
And, just like it...
Posted By Dwayne McGowan | 4/24/2015 4:55:14 PM
The term "product/market fit," in its most basic form, means that a product is in perfect sync with its customers. The product has been refined to perfection -- assuming you define "perfection" as giving your chosen market exactly what it wants.
"Product/market fit" might be the buzz word -- the golden goose egg -- of start-ups, but everyone big or...
Posted By Dwayne McGowan | 4/20/2015 10:14:46 AM
In web development, design and programming merge more and more as mobile, internet delivery, and data technologies advance. While keeping in mind the continual blurring of traditional technology lines (programming, design, hardware, PC, big data, etc.), here are some development trends to watch in the coming years.
Continued Development of Web-Base...
Posted By Dwayne McGowan | 2/24/2015 1:02:47 PM
Like any other artisan work, it takes years to mature in the "art form" of user creation -- but these five tips will provide rock-solid principles that will point you in the right direction or, at the very least, provide some helpful reminders:
Tip #1: Go for Simplicity
You could make the case that novelists are the ultimate "user story" creators. ...
Posted By Dwayne McGowan | 7/27/2015 2:29:09 PM
User stories within the scrum framework, a variation of Agile software development, describe the items needed for the product development team's backlog or feature list. The team will refer to the user stories on the top of the backlog during the upcoming work-block of two-to-four weeks (called a sprint). Members of the scrum (a cross-functional de...
Posted 4/4/2017 8:50:18 AM
How to write User Stories for use in Agile Development
The era of shareholder capitalism is over. Market power has shifted to the customers, and consumers are now in charge. If businesses want to make money and survive, they can no longer shove products and services down the throats of buyers. In fact, they need to do more than simply satisfy their...
Posted By Dwayne McGowan | 3/2/2015 5:57:58 PM
What is a product backlog in Agile development and how is it used
Have you ever wondered, "What is a product backlog in Agile development and how is it used?"
In answering that question, it helps first to understand the core benefit of the process: the Agile method gives you the ability to make fast and powerfully effective course corrections as yo...
Posted By Dwayne McGowan | 4/22/2015 9:43:20 AM