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Fixed Bid vs Cost-Plus Contracts. Which Should I Use?

Fixed Bid vs Cost-Plus Contracts. Which Should I Use?

It’s hard enough to choose between software companies based on their merits, but it’s even harder to choose between them when they offer two different types of contracts. Startup CEO/CTOs probably get a dozen emails a day from software vendors. How are they supposed...

Leadership vs. management: What’s the difference?

Leadership vs. management: What’s the difference?

People frequently use the terms “leadership” and “management” interchangeably. In many situations, they are sufficiently similar to justify using them as synonyms. Both involve overseeing the performance of others, and both require similar skills. However, there is...

7 Effective Ways to Motivate Your Team

7 Effective Ways to Motivate Your Team

The first thing you must grasp if you manage a team is: your success is dependent on their success. When led correctly, the whole can become greater than the sum of its parts. Conversely, when led incorrectly, your team will be unhappy, ineffective, and unsuccessful....

The role of Business Analysis in Software Development

The role of Business Analysis in Software Development

Why do I need a Business Analysis (BA)? Many business owners ask this when reviewing a comprehensive quotation from a software development agency. This and other questions are answered in this article, including what it is, when it's needed, and the role of Business...

What Makes a Good User Experience?

What Makes a Good User Experience?

Good design is easy to spot but often hard to pin down. What exactly makes a product effective to its users? Is it a matter of simplicity, structure, or functionality? The answer depends on the product in question. In fact, what constitutes a good experience is often...

How to Be a Good Manager [Data + Expert Tips]

How to Be a Good Manager [Data + Expert Tips]

Why do people really quit their jobs? Before you say "salary," "benefits," or "workload," take a second to think about the worst boss you've ever had. Were they bad at giving feedback, not helpful, or just plain mean? Did they have you feeling unmotivated, too nervous...

5 Important Types Of Agile Methodology (2022)

5 Important Types Of Agile Methodology (2022)

Here is a list of the top 5 types of Agile Methodology. To keep up with the rapid changes in the paradigm of technology, agile technology was born, which is portrayed to be a notable shift in project management method is contrary to the traditional “Waterfall model”!...