Fundamental Principles of Good Software Design

We all love software that is both easy to use and highly functional, and once we find a well-designed software product, it spoils us for anything that falls short of those standards. Software developers are challenged to meet the requirements of their clients while keeping UX and functionality at the core of the development process. […]

Getting Your Priorities Straight in Agile Software Development

Any custom software development project is a big undertaking, especially if the product is complex and multi-faceted. Throughout the development lifecycle, prioritizing tasks should be an ongoing process, to ensure a smooth workflow and prevent redundancies. Because custom software projects have a multitude of moving parts, it is easy to lose sight of the forest […]

The Scrum Cycle in Agile Software Development

Agile is a highly malleable methodology of software development that accelerates the development process by promoting cross-functional teamwork, communication among stakeholders and a disciplined project management approach.  Scrum is a popular subset of Agile that provides an iterative process framework for product development. Scrum is most suitable for teams of 5-9 developers working on novel […]

Keeping On Top of Your Product Backlog Management Process

During Agile Scrum software development, the product backlog is an invaluable tool for keeping your project on track and avoiding chaos under pressure. With so many moving parts involved in the software development lifecycle, it is easy to lose sight of the big picture. The product backlog brings you back to ground zero, where your […]

Methodologies in Software Engineering: Evolution of the Software Development Process

The past two decades have seen a whirlwind of technological innovations that emerge faster than consumers can keep up. In particular, the demand for software solutions has skyrocketed, giving birth to a flourishing industry whose growth has no end in sight. As demand has mushroomed, the software development process has rapidly evolved to become more […]

Learn the Difference Between Software vs Application

The terms software and application are often used interchangeably by people with a limited comprehension of computer technology. Technically, applications are a form of software, but not all software is an application. To make a more accurate distinction between the two, we can discuss them in terms of systems software vs application software. Systems Software […]

Internet of Things: the Good, the Bad and the Future

No one can deny that technology has taken a quantum leap in a few short years, and it continues to develop faster than most of us can keep up with. One of the most rapidly growing sectors of technology is the Internet of Things (IoT), where devices interact with other devices to keep people connected. […]

Guide to the Software Development Process 2020

As innovations in technology make inroads into every facet of business and personal life, the demands for more sophisticated and complex software solutions have businesses scrambling to find experienced software development companies who can create next-level solutions to meet their needs.  Fundamental to any software development project is a systematic approach to the development process. […]

Agile Events for Superior Product Development

Agile Events, formerly known as Agile Ceremonies, encompass the series of steps taken during Agile project development sprints. In a nutshell, Agile Events are a coordinated approach to team interaction throughout a project’s development lifecycle. Without a coordinated methodology, project development could quickly degenerate to a chaotic maelstrom fueled by miscommunication, ambiguity, and frustration.  The […]