A few things about SPRINT DESIGN – Software house supports startups
A startup, which wants to develop, needs to keep up with the constant technological changes, and needs a helping hand by experienced professionals. In one of the earlier articles we wrote about the first stage of collaboration between the startup and software house, which is Sprint Design. Today we will develop on this topic and check what Da Vinci Studio has to offer in this respect.
Agreement with Software House – what should be in it?
Every entrepreneur knows perfectly well that a well-structured contract - to put it simply - is a guarantee of peace of mind. When establishing a collaboration with a software manufacturer, the customer wants to be sure that they will perform the task reliably and provide him with a product in accordance with his request. As we know, not everyone has the technical knowledge and experience to prepare a contract with a software house on their own, so we have gathered some important information, which we hope will help in this task.
A startup pivot – everything you should know about strategy change
YouTube, Netflix and Slack – what they have in common
In 2019 YouTube’s revenue reached 15 billion dollars. Netflix, the video streaming leader earned more than 1,86 billion dollars. Slack, thanks to which big and small businesses communicate, earned 401 million dollars.
What, besides a great success, do those companies have in common? They pivoted – took risks that paid off. In the wrap-up, you’ll learn more about their history.
Time and Material vs. Fixed Price – how to settle accounts with a software house?
Working on a technological project is a complex undertaking. One of its most important elements is determining the method of settlement with the software house. There are two basic payment models in the industry: Fixed Price and Time and Material. How are the two approaches different? What are their advantages and disadvantages? How do you know which one is right for your project?
Outsourcing versus In-house – a picture of the market in a pandemic era
An increasing number of companies are using external teams to delegate specific tasks or even entire complex projects. Outsourcing is now a viable alternative to in-house. According to the latest reports, the global business process outsourcing market will reach 220 billion dollars in 2020. This is no accident.
How to create a Saas application – some good advice
SaaS is another stage in the history of application use that almost completely changes the way of thinking about having a software. The future involves a gradual rejection of the model of leaning only towards the comfortable use of solutions. Saas applications are a tribute to the user who requires comfortable, fast and safe applications.
Analytical Workshops – Partnership work and mutual benefits
An idea, a brief, questions, answers, work, after which comes the time to present results. Later on, customer comments, unavoidable corrections and patches - this software production scheme is known to every IT agency. Discussions with the client can drag on endlessly, mailboxes burst from emails and phones don’t stop ringing. Meanwhile, more and more companies start to switch to a different model of collaboration with the client, such as workshops prepared especially for clients.
How to prepare the perfect pitch deck? Create your superproduction!
Not only a start-upper, but every entrepreneur looking for financing from investors should present his venture in a convincing and attractive way. Pitch deck is his great moment, his debut concert - the first match that can decide about the future of the venture. Okay, but how do you do it? What is an effective pitch deck?
GDPR – 5 things that every entrepreneur should know about
In the article on 19 August 2020 we speculated whether the GDPR works as it should. Today we will focus on the 10 most important things concerning the Regulation on Personal Data Protection, which every entrepreneur should remember - for his or her own good.
Artificial intelligence in TSL and E-commerce – warehouses without employees and stores without cashiers
Contrary to the fears of Neo-Luddhists and to the delight of modern technology enthusiasts, artificial intelligence is with us, and its role in our lives is growing day by day. Machines help us, provide us with a helping hand and learn how to do it better and better. One of the industries that most willingly use the possibilities of AI is logistics and e-commerce. Let's take a closer look at them.
Rip machines out of human supervision! Can AI exist without humans?
The topic of machine learning appears in almost every discussion about artificial intelligence. We are witnessing a revolution, or perhaps even an evolution, which is supposed to result in self-learning machines. Although today it is a science under human supervision, experts argue that the future of AI is in systems gaining knowledge and new skills independent of humans.
Conquering the world without trial and testing? Bad idea!
First the disease, then the cure. Sounds logical, right? Someone will ask why such an obvious issue needs to be explained at all? It turns out that a lot of products or services are created before the market needs are recognized. These are the products of passion, which often do not find their customers, which ultimately leads to rolling up the sails by many beginner businessmen.