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Everything you need to know about developing mobile apps

Developing mobile apps for your users can help them be more productive, but before you start building apps, learn about the different kinds. ATLANTA — Mobile apps have contributed to the rise of smartphones and tablets in a big way, and many organizations, entrepreneurs, and small businesses are showing more interest in developing their own mobile apps. For many companies, developing mobile apps is a worthwhile way to spend time and money because these apps can help increase their employees’ productivity. With a mobile app, [...]

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20 Apps to Improve Productivity

ATLANTA — When it comes to being productive, entrepreneurs are always looking for better ways to manage their time. In order to achieve the goals they have set for themselves, entrepreneurs need to successfully manage their time and continue to search for better ways to improve their performance. In the last few months, time management has been an issue for me. We’ve had congruent projects using an array of technologies, had our hand in multiple industries and marketplaces, and on [...]

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3 Questions to Ask Before Developing Mobile Apps

Considering a mobile app for your business? Take into account your users’ needs and developers’ skills. ATLANTA — Without proper planning, developing mobile apps can quickly become a complicated and expensive process. Enterprise mobility has taken off largely because employees use their own devices with their own apps. As organizations look to get more out of their mobile workforce, the question of whether or not to build corporate apps often arises. Before diving deep into a mobile application for your business, ask yourself these three [...]

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Auto-Posting Articles with a Pocket RSS Feed

Here’s an easy way to set up an auto-posting RSS feed of articles you want to share on social media. You can build a queue of posts from the all the articles you save into Pocket. Step 1: Sign up for Pocket Pocket is a free service that makes it easy to discover great content that’s personalized to your interests, and save this content so you can return to it later – on any device, at any time. I have Pocket [...]

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How to find a great developer?

An investor once told me that virtually none of the startups that have presented to him could explain where they got the estimation for the development costs in their business plan. At least not at a level that inspires confidence. In a typical scenario, when meeting with an investor, the entrepreneur with the idea doesn’t have a technical co-founder yet. This makes some sense, because good developers are smart enough not to work for free. This however puts them in [...]

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How are you estimating development costs?

If you are charging money for software development you either have been or are going to be in trouble for it. There is a model that I use to explain how FlexDev projects are priced, which I’ve found the hard way. Feel free to use it (reference appreciated). Or tell us what can be improved. First a list of what the model should do: make the costs transparent to the client (where does the money go) predict velocity quantify how much work remains If you [...]

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