The 12 Principles of the Agile Manifesto

Summary: number8 highlights the 12 principles of the Agile Manifesto designed to support development teams in implementing and executing with agility. The agile methodology started in the software development industry in response to the limitations of traditional software development principles. Eventually, companies realized that it could be used to improve project management, team management, and […]

5 Myths of Working With an Offshore Development Team

Summary: Working with an offshore development team is becoming a popular alternative staffing solution in the software industry. Not only does it reduce operating costs, but it allows a company to build a team at their own pace. However, offshoring work comes with its fair share of misconceptions.​ Here are a few common myths about […]

Tips For Transitioning To An Agile Approach To Software Development

The agile software development lifecycle is often considered one of the best approaches by industry experts. Studies show that this approach ensures software development teams are 37% faster in delivering products and 16% more productive, which can benefit your company significantly. Many software development teams follow the traditional waterfall approach, which is fairly straightforward while […]

What They Don’t Teach You About Project Management

Project managers juggle several tasks at the same time. They communicate with all teams, make sure everyone is reaching their targets, keep an eye on the budget, and much more. While most project managers get project management training or formal education in the field, they learn several skills on the job through hands-on experience. Here’s […]

5 Team Building Exercises for Agile Developers

Summary: We’ve listed 5 team building exercises that you can do with on-site and remote workers to help build team trust and communication.  Team building gets a bad rap. While employers are open to implementing team building exercises into the workplace, they are often met with resistance. Employees sometimes see team building exercises as a […]

Software Development QA Testing

Quality Assurance (QA) is an essential aspect of the software development process. Experienced professionals carefully comb through every feature, addition, and component of a software program or application to determine if it lives up to their standards. In this highly competitive world, companies can’t afford to put out lackluster products. QA Testing is especially crucial […]

5 Principles of UX Design Everyone In Tech Should Know

User Experience (UX) is the most crucial factor to consider while designing a new product. UX dictates how people interact with a product or service, how pleasant their overall experience is, and their journey while looking for solutions. Modern customers are very sophisticated, picky, and willing to discard any product or service that doesn’t offer […]

7 Tips to Position Fast Growing Gazelle Companies for Success

Summary: Gazelle companies are known for growing quickly. With quick growth comes common mistakes. Learn about the 7 mistakes gazelle companies should avoid. ​ Just like a herd of gazelles moves quickly over the Savannah, gazelle companies grow swiftly over a short period of time. Simply, a gazelle company is businesses that “double its revenues […]

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