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Early Stage Startup Apps

May 7, 2021

Should Early-Stage Startup Apps Be Outsourced Right Away?

As every app starts with the promises of a fruitful future, it’s always worth considering both the short-term impact and the long-term prospects of outsourcing vs. staffing vs. a hybrid approach with a technical lead on your end. There are different considerations you want to consider when looking for a team to work with on

Is It Possible For Talented Software Engineers to Not Get Promoted?

April 30, 2021

Is It Possible For Talented Software Engineers to Not Get Promoted?

Yes. Not all talented software engineers get promoted. Promotions work differently across organizations. Sometimes the next tier includes one specific trait or skill that the engineer lacks—say, being sharp in performance optimization, understanding operating systems well-enough, and speed in fixing emergencies. There may be a quota of promotions approved by senior management and the engineer

Bringing Value to the Business

April 23, 2021

“Helping People” vs Bringing Value to the Business

There is a fine line between “helping people” and “bringing value to the business”. Both could be a great symbiosis but not without a number of compromises. Long story short, your company is not a charity. It’s a viable business with a monetization strategy in place. Jeopardizing the viability and strength of the company would

Book for Entrepreneurs

April 16, 2021

Why Is Reading Books as Resources Important?

Could you become a doctor if you read 50 articles on random subjects covering medicine? The same question goes for law, computer science, art, and music. Articles are not bad per se. And they could be really instrumental in certain cases—especially when you’re reading about a very narrow subject or something innovative (since writing and

Businesses

April 9, 2021

Why Do Entrepreneurs Choose to Buy a Franchise or an Established Business?

Buying a franchise is quite different from acquiring a standalone established business. With franchises, you generally sign up for: An established brand that is recognizable A complete blueprint on how to structure the business (turnkey) A predefined business model on roles you need to hire for, skills, shifts, and for brick and mortars – even

April 2, 2021

What to Do When a Colleague Gets the Promotion You Wanted?

When you get passed over on a promotion you wanted, keep on with your day-to-day and report to your newly appointed direct manager or team leader. If you’re eager to land a promotion, work harder and have an open discussion with your management regarding possible opportunities to undertake a managerial role. There are generally two

March 26, 2021

How Digital Agencies Gather Case Studies for Their Old Clients

Some prioritize it more than others, but not every success story goes into a case study. 70% of our contracts come with heavy NDAs in place. This usually entails the top contracts above all – i.e. the most exciting projects with the highest level of R&D we can invest in. This is a heavy burden

March 19, 2021

When Should Digital Business Owners Consider Hiring an Assistant?

The right time to hire an assistant is in one of the following cases: You have critical matters to take care of while other ongoing activities should be working in parallel Your senior management team is already formed, i.e. specific departments are managed independently You tend to spend time on repetitive work which could be

outsource software development

March 5, 2021

When Is the Right Time to Outsource Software Development?

At what point should you decide to outsource your software development? Let’s discuss the following two major reasons why you should outsource software development. Your business requires a complex software (or a web solution that requires new features and maintenance continuously) You don’t want to build an entire technical department in-house We outsource a number