June 23, 2021

If you’re in the market to hire a software developer, you have likely discovered – or will discover – some of the challenges associated with acquiring tech talent. The demand for freelance software developers is at an all-time high, making it especially difficult to find and hire the best people right now. This doesn’t change...

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June 14, 2021

Software Project Estimation. Three words guaranteed to make anyone in software development shift uncomfortably in their seat. Until now. Over the past 10 years, our team has planned hundreds of development projects. As you’d expect, we’ve gotten better and better at it! Our Software Development Estimation Tool started life as a spreadsheet, before progressing into...

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June 10, 2021

One of the most important things you can do when approaching a data science project is really understand the dataset you’re working with as a first step. Without a proper data exploration process in place, it becomes much more challenging to identify critical issues or successfully carry out a deeper analysis of the dataset. What...

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April 20, 2021

Mobile applications have traditionally been written in native languages. Lately, however, hybrid cross-platform frameworks have been gaining market share. The recent swell of React Native’s popularity has raised the question: should developers use React Native for mobile development instead of native app development?  In the last 4 years, the React Native framework has grown to...

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April 15, 2021

The sudden shift towards remote work is accelerating the shift toward modern practices like staff augmentation, especially for remote software teams. According to Deloitte’s 2020 study on the state of remote work, companies are now prioritizing cost-efficiency and agility as their top business objectives to stay ahead of constantly evolving requirements and maintain a competitive...

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March 31, 2021

Knowing how to interview remote engineers effectively is a critical step in choosing the right candidate to join your company. Hiring the wrong candidate can set your project back, eat into your bottom line, and frustrate your team. Shannon Shaper, who helped fine-tune Google’s recruiting process, says that “hiring is the most important thing you’ll...

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March 9, 2021

Those who have worked in the software industry for a while have likely witnessed a project that went off the rails. Lack of vision, changing requirements, or an out-of-sync team is a surefire path to a fraught development process. Although there have been advances in approaches to project management within the industry, things still go...

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