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How to make software: to outsource or not to outsource?

When you start to think how to make software, you quickly discover that there is much more to do than writing a code. Once you have the idea, know the problem that it solves, plan the core features of your app and remove all the non-core features for the sake of making an MVP, you need [...]

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24 Nov 2016 in  Business
Speak Gherkin And Learn How To Collect Requirements For Your Project

Collecting requirements for a project is a complicated process. If you don’t do it right, you can waste both money and time. Customers who start working with software development company often have problems with specifying their needs. To avoid communication failure when getting on a project - no matter if you are a customer or a contractor - learn how [...]

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20 Oct 2016 in  Business
Why Poland is one of the best places to outsource your software development

Eastern Europe provides five of the top 20 countries listed in AT Kearney's 2016 Global Services Location Index and it’s becoming one of the most attractive destinations for companies that want to outsource their software development. Poland, ranked at 10th position, is the top one of these countries. It is also the only European country [...]

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25 Aug 2016 in  Business
Top 10 18 Software Tools for Your Startup

Reid Hoffman, the co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn, once said that running a startup is like jumping off a cliff and building a plane on the way down. The good thing is that no one has to do it with their bare hands! There are plenty of tools out there that can make this backbreaking project easier. Here [...]

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14 Jul 2016 in  Business
5 myths about outsourcing IT in a start-up

Have you ever wondered why building a scalable MVP is such a challenge? Hiring top developers is hard and expensive. Building a scalable solution with state-of-the-art UX requires the skill set of 4-7 people. Can you afford such a team? Even if, is it the smartest way to spend your first investment? As it was [...]

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11 May 2016 in  Business
Make sure your website does not suck!

No matter how much time you’ve spent designing it, no matter how pretty it is, no matter how much you like it, there comes a time when you have to face it: your website sucks. It doesn’t matter how cool it was on the release day - the time has gone and whatever was great back [...]

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05 May 2016 in  Business
Schematic Lab – Innovative Application for Electronic Circuits Design

Challenge We were approached by founders with an idea of creating a web application that will enable its users to design electric circuits. The presented product concept was convincing – there aren’t many tools for that and most of them are outdated. We needed to focus on: The ease of use in producing schematics & printed circuit boards The [...]

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31 Mar 2016 in  Business
How to get on a project with an outsourcing company?

From our previous article you've learned how to do research and what to focus on to choose the right outsourcing company. (If you haven't done it yet, feel free to read it now.) Since you've chosen the outsourcing company that you want to work with on your project, remember that it is very important to state [...]

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17 Mar 2016 in  Business
How to choose the best outsourcing company for your startup

When you decide to start your own business, it may be difficult to say whether it is more exciting or scary. There are many things to consider, many decisions to make – and you haven't even started building your product yet! If you are still struggling with the decision whether it's better to build your [...]

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03 Mar 2016 in  Business
6 reasons to choose outsourcing when you start a startup

If a foreign country can supply us with a commodity cheaper than we ourselves can make it, better buy it of them with some part of the produce of our own industry employed in a way in which we have some advantage. Adam Smith, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of [...]

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25 Feb 2016 in  Business