Event Storming – creating a coherent whole out of chaos
Each of us at least once in their life felt an overwhelming need to sketch out a problem on a huge whiteboard in order to put together scattered thoughts into one meaningful whole. Even more often, we have used the benefits of brainstorming to look at a particular issue from multiple angles. For many years, representatives of various fields of science and business have been using a tool that gives the possibility of combining these two solutions in order to map connections between different concepts. We are talking about mind mapping, the subject of today's article.
The decision to change a career path is not the easiest one. Who wouldn't want to secure a position that brings satisfaction, financial stability and good perspectives for the future? Such happy stories, however, happen more and more infrequently. The market forces us to be flexible and ready to go beyond our comfort zones, whether we like it or not. The formula for better earnings and professional fulfillment is often changing.
At the beginning of the 21st century business was based on the use of modern technologies more than ever before. Hence the huge demand for qualified IT specialists. Access to the best professionals is a guarantee of proper development and competitiveness for a company that wants to achieve something in its industry (and we assume that everyone has such an intention). The key to business success, both for smaller and larger companies, can be two forms of cooperation: outsourcing and body leasing. What are they all about and what are the differences between them?
Practically everyone has heard about "keeping files in the cloud". But what does this term mean and why is it worth implementing Cloud Computing technology at your company?
The development of technology and the pace of change is dizzying. In order to implement your project in the best standard, it is worth to find a business partner that operates according to the latest standards on the market. So using software house services seems to be a practical solution. It is in such an organization that technological experience is intertwined with agile software production methodologies and knowledge of your customers' needs.
Every company wants to make an impact on the market - otherwise, why start this interesting, although difficult journey, which is running a business. In this endless race, survival is at stake, and the key to success is to stay up to date with technological changes. This is especially true for entities operating in the IT industry. It can't be done without the help of a supercompetent strategist who will lead the company's machine on the right track, straight to a successful future. That's who the CTO, or Chief Technical Officer, is.
Every startup sooner or later faces a dilemma: is it worth hiring a software house? Many founders wonder whether they should start cooperation with a professional technology partner right away or rather wait for the idea to be verified by the market. Read the article and check when your startup should start cooperation with a software house and what are the alternatives.
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.
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.
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.
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?