Deciding Between Freelancers or Software Development Companies: What are The Pros and Cons of Each?

After coming up with a great product idea, the next step is to decide who will bring your idea to life. The two obvious options are a freelancer (or independent contractor) or a software...

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Has the Rise of the Agile SDLC Completely Replaced Waterfall Development?

Has traditional IT code development seen its last day with the establishment of Agile as a better way of doing business? It may very well be the case as the metrics on projects are proving on the performance side. And...

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Taming the Custom Software Project Beast

Taking on a custom development project is a huge task and one that oftentimes represents a career reputation activity for a CIO. No surprise, good CIOs tend to delay such projects until they know they are fully ready to go forward, reducing the chances of...

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Software Development Projects Come With High Visibility

The decision to make an investment in any software development project within an organization does not come easily. As capital funds are at a premium, and a significant amount of time, energy & intellectual resources is necessary to deliver...

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Cost estimation is a critical aspect of the planning process when embarking on a custom software development venture. However, due to the dynamic nature of custom software development, accurate estimation of the development efforts and costs can be a difficult process that can even compromise...

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Embarking on a custom software development project can be a risky process. On average, 66% of software projects with budgets over $15 million experience cost overruns, 33% run past schedule, and a further 17% result in a benefits shortfall [1]. Even compared to IT projects as a whole, software...

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Many companies avoid hiring someone to create custom software because they think it will cost more than they can possibly afford. Some feel custom created software is difficult to have designed and put into implementation. Granted, buying a pre-packaged product initially seems to be less...

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Your business is growing and you have full-time staff available to keep things running smoothly. As you consider ways to further the growth of your business, you realize that a certain kind of custom software would make things a lot easier, saving both time and money. You may start thinking...

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