February 22, 2017

Jira, Asana and Basecamp have become popular task managers because of their versatility. But when your business belongs to a specific industry with specific needs, a catch-all solution is rarely optimal. Here are 4 vital questions that will help you find the best fit project management tool for your software development team – whether you...

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September 20, 2016

At Scalable Path we recommend following the Scrum methodology. Improving this process within the development team is something that is frequently thought about, but it’s also important to consider how a client, who often has the key role of the the Product Owner, can play their part more effectively within the team. MEET THE PRODUCT...

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June 1, 2016

The Information Revolution is subjecting today’s workforce to a structural change as significant as its 18th-century Industrialization counterpart. While that change was characterized by the organization of labor into factories, the 21st century is seeing the workforce decouple itself geographically from its employers. This change is already upon us. 1 out of 4 Americans already...

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March 14, 2016

To those in the trenches getting their hands dirty writing code and implementing, designing, and engineering real-world software, smooth and painless development projects often seem like unicorns: Rarely heard of and more rarely seen. Given how often we tend to hear of or are directly involved in software development projects that run into problems, we...

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January 14, 2016

Most modern day work culture separates designers and developers into silos. While I was at a larger company, there was very little communication between our design team and the development team. We were separate assets and literally in different corners of the building. Once the designs were complete, designers would digitally hand off the files...

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October 29, 2015

The freelance economy continues to outgrow even the most optimistic estimates. The latest research states that, within the next decade, freelancers could actually be the largest group in the US workforce! Currently, the 57 million freelancers contribute $1.4 trillion to the economy. A jump of 30% since 2016. If we extrapolate this to a global...

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February 26, 2015

We focus on processes to effectively and efficiently develop digital products. One of our processes is using Agile Development, which includes using Agile Points to assign a common definition to the effort required to complete tasks. In this post we’ll focus on the modified Fibonacci Sequence – 0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21,...

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October 26, 2010

There are two popular approaches to project management: The Waterfall Method and the Agile Method. Project managers of web development companies have discussed which school of thought is better, but the truth is that one method may be better than another in certain situations and vice-versa. Elements of these two approaches can be combined and...

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