You will repeatedly find that as many as 50% of custom software development projects fail. This age-old problem is a nightmare for many CTOs and tech managers. On the other hand, advance warning means you can prepare yourself and your team and minimize the risk of failure.
If you manage a team of developers, this article may certainly interest you. Maintaining high productivity and the commitment of developers to each project is a big challenge for every tech manager. In theory, everything seems simple, but in practice, it is not necessarily an easy task. I have prepared some tips that will help you increase the productivity levels of your development team.
I would like to tell you the story of our team 'Growth', who is responsible for business development at Codest. Some time ago, we decided to expand the team because we knew that the development of our software house would not be possible without a professional sales and marketing department. Perhaps this story will also inspire you.
The Chief Technology Officer (CTO) holds a very responsible position in modern companies whose products are based on innovative solutions. Their duties and role are truly wide-ranging. Contrary to appearances, the position requires not only strictly technical competencies, but also soft skills.
Some time ago the world entered a new era - Agile - especially when we are talking about software development. The Agile method of software development is not a trend but an effective way to implement projects. Why is Agile is a good idea for your business?
While up to half of software projects are unsuccessful, statistics show that Scrum raises the effectiveness of project management, and as many as 62% of projects run this way will succeed. Is Scrum currently ‘in fashion’? Definitely! Are you curious? Probably!
‘I have a plan for my product. What I need is to start developing it’. We often have potential clients contact us in this way. In fact, building a product from scratch is not as easy as some people think. All processes should start with deep analysis and planning.
Are you C-level and struggle with working smartly, effectively managing your time and meeting deadlines? This is a common problem. Happily, there is a solution: implement a proper approach, eliminate bad habits and become a more productive manager. Let’s do it!
A/B tests in product development are a chance to increase product attractiveness (conversion) and as a result generate more profits. Although opinions on the validity of such tests are sometimes divided, I have no doubt that they have offer many advantages. Even the largest brands in the world such as Facebook or Google use in-depth testing before introducing a new solution to the market.
Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is a very responsible position, requiring broad competences. Very often, this position includes people who were formerly developers, have a technical background, and have taken the next step towards developing their career by becoming a CTO. However, the problem of insufficient soft skills often arises once they are in post.
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