Software Architecture & Software Design Patterns for Startups

This article is for: startup founders who are developing software products or minimum viable products and need to understand commonly used software architecture and design patterns. Also useful for developers who want to familiarize themselves with commonly used software design patterns. Written by: Alex Senson, Ashley Burton, Tyler Boulanger Now that your startup has a software… Continue reading Software Architecture & Software Design Patterns for Startups

Agile Software Development Methodologies: Which to Choose?

This article is for: Technical or non-technical software startup founders and development teams who want to make best use of agile software development methodologies to keep their development project on track. Written by: Alex Senson, Ashley Burton, Tyler Boulanger There is more than one way to build a great software product. When you are launching your… Continue reading Agile Software Development Methodologies: Which to Choose?

How to Create Software: Development Techniques to Learn

This article is for: 1. Non-technical startup founders who need to learn the basics of how to create software to make good decisions about development. 2. Technical startup founders who are making software development decisions and want to ensure they are using the best possible software development techniques when creating software. Written by: Alex Senson, Ashley Burton, Tyler Boulanger… Continue reading How to Create Software: Development Techniques to Learn

Business Communication Skills for Engineers at Startups

This article is for: Technical founders, engineers and software developers at startups who are also performing CEO duties or who want to improve communications with business, sales and non-technical team members. The article delves into different facets of business communication skills for engineers who work at software startups Written by: Alex Senson, Ashley Burton, Tyler Boulanger… Continue reading Business Communication Skills for Engineers at Startups

Technical Communication Skills for Software Startups

This article is for: Non-technical founders, management or sales professionals who need to interface with development teams, programmers, coders and engineers. Learn technical communication skills and ‘speak the language of developers’ to improve project outcomes and deliverables Written by: Alex Senson, Ashley Burton, Tyler Boulanger Running a software startup without much of a technical background can… Continue reading Technical Communication Skills for Software Startups

Software Outsourcing: Communicating with the Developers

This article is for: Startup founders or business leaders who are considering a software outsourcing project. Managing remote workers (offshore, or locally) is challenging and proper communication helps to keep the project on track, and maintain control over deliverables, timeline and cost. Written by: Alex Senson, Ashley Burton, Tyler Boulanger Developing software is hard. So, you’ve… Continue reading Software Outsourcing: Communicating with the Developers

Software Development Communication Essentials for Startups

This article is for: both technical and non-technical software startup founders as well as developers who want to build a software development communication bridge between the technical and non-technical sides of the business. This will improve workflow, accelerate development timelines, clarify expectations and reduce frustration. Written by: Alex Senson, Ashley Burton, Tyler Boulanger Running a startup… Continue reading Software Development Communication Essentials for Startups

How to Build Software Yourself – A Lean Startup Guide

This article is for: Startup founders who want to save money by learning how to build software prototypes or minimum viable products themselves. This content is relevant to those who already know how to code, or who are interested to learn. Written by: Alex Senson, Ashley Burton, Tyler Boulanger The software industry is booming. Its annual… Continue reading How to Build Software Yourself – A Lean Startup Guide

Software Developer Internship for Engineering Students at Startups

This article is for: Software startup founders who want to learn the best ways to save money on development by providing a software developer internship to engineering students Written by: Alex Senson, Ashley Burton, Tyler Boulanger Competing for employees with huge tech corporations is an omnipresent concern for startup businesses. Finding cheap labour can be difficult… Continue reading Software Developer Internship for Engineering Students at Startups

How to Hire Freelancers for Software Development

This article is for: Startup founders developing software products who need to understand when to hire freelancers and external contractors to help with software development Written by: Alex Senson, Ashley Burton, Tyler Boulanger Building a development team is one of the most expensive parts of getting a software startup off the ground when you can’t build the… Continue reading How to Hire Freelancers for Software Development