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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 agile development process is designed for transparency with a focus on user needs and satisfaction. When it comes to writing meaningful user stories for use in agile development the idea is to maintain transparency and to open useful discussion about user needs and satisfaction. How is that accomplished? Through coherent user stories. Here's ho...
Posted By Dwayne McGowan | 11/21/2016 1:23:12 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
Sometimes, the terms make decisions easy. Would you rather develop your app or website with a process called "agile," or "fixed scope?" The answer should be clear, and that's before we've even begun to describe exactly what the two terms mean. So allow us to explain just that, before arguing just why agile development is a more transparent, cost-ef...
Posted By Dwayne McGowan | 5/14/2015 11:23:43 AM
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