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The ultimate guide to Agile testing methodology

Testers in Agile have great value. Agile testers are not segregated in a separate department. They are part of the software development team. Testers work closely with stakeholders and developers. They ensure the project meets requirements. Agile testing aims for function over documentation. Teams aim to create software that works,...

Top 9 bespoke software solutions & examples

Something that is ‘bespoke’ is ‘made-to-order’ to a customer’s specifications. Software, like many of the clothes we buy, is not one size fits all. Businesses need software that is suited to their exact needs. Bespoke software is extremely common and helps businesses in many different ways. From internal operations to...

Agile meetings: Types, goals, and benefits

Agile Development came about as a response to slow and cumbersome traditional software development methodologies. Developers wanted a more nimble, user-focused model. They wanted to make changes and create software that met stakeholder requirements quickly and precisely. Agile development focuses on the needs of the customer and end-users. The development...

Software Quality & how to measure it

As technology and what it can do for us becomes more prevalent and sophisticated, the demand for high-quality software also increases. We’ve all heard from a young age that fast and good are often mutually exclusive ideas. 'Do you want it done right, or do you want it done fast?'...

15 Fantastic SaaS ideas for your startup

SaaS stands for ‘software as a service. SaaS programs are cloud-based software, meaning anyone can access the program from any device that has an Internet connection. In many cases, a third-party software company maintains the servers, creates the code, and hosts the program. There are also programs known as Micro...

Software development cost guide with man-day rate estimates

Software development costs depend on what you want from your app or project. If you set realistic expectations, you can expect a realistic budget and time frame for delivery. Time and effort are the basic factors that determine the cost of almost everything in business, and software development is no...

How to write technical documentation: Tips and tools

Technical documentation is a catch-all term for writing that tells the end-user how to use your product, and what it can do. In relation to software engineering, technical documents can take many different forms. The goal of this type of writing is to explain everything the reader needs to know,...

16 Web application ideas to start a business with

If you’ve made it to this website, you already know what a web application is, but just in case you’re unsure, here’s a quick explanation. A web application is a computer-based program that uses the Internet to perform specific functions for the user. This can be anything from a pizza...

Sprint Reviews and Sprint Retrospectives: What’s the difference?

Sprint reviews take place after the sprint goal has been met, and before the next sprint planning session. The goal of each sprint is usually a functional increment, or deliverable. People who should attend these meetings are the stakeholders, Scrum Master and team, and the product owner. These meetings shouldn’t...

Time and materials vs fixed-price: Comparison of pricing models

When we outsource a software development project, we need to know which billing agreement will best meet our needs. We have the choice between two major types of billing agreements: Time and materials and fixed-price. Each model offers distinct advantages and disadvantages. Let’s take a closer look at these two...