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Building a culture of innovation in a large enterprise
By Janeiro Digital | March 21, 2017 | Technology

There’s a well-documented need to innovate in your organization in order to stay competitive. We’ve written about it and so have many others. Embracing an innovation mindset doesn’t always come easy, though, and even if it does it often arrives in fits and starts or misses the mark. Two common…

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Your Competitors are Innovating. Are you?
By Jonathan Bingham | November 11, 2016 | Technology

Organizations are at a crossroads.  There’s business as usual and there’s data-driven innovation that lies ahead for large enterprises. Progressive organizations are taking a “bi-modal” approach to advancing their business into the data-driven age while still maintaining their core business. These are not quick technology-specific changes like the SaaS world handed…

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Software Self Defense 101: Improving Your Technical Estimates
By Josh Collins | February 11, 2016 | Capabilities

Estimates are a necessary evil in every development organization. You have to size work in order to plan projects, but ever-changing scope and priorities will throw off even your best estimates. Nothing is worse than telling your client that what was estimated to take Y weeks will now take Y++…

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New Year, New You: A Guided Meditation on UX Optimization
By Tony Morelli | February 3, 2016 | Capabilities

A great user experience is the product of skillfully balancing the utility of intuitive user interactions with a polished interface. How does one achieve such zen? Imagine you’ve just released an MVP for a B2C web application, which is accompanied by a marketing site for inbound customer acquisition and other…

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The Life of [A]PI: The evolving identity of the API, and how to leverage it for your business
By Matt Rossi | January 27, 2016 | Technology

In its simplest form, an API (Application Programming Interface) is a set of programming instructions that allows one application or system to interact with another. The term used to be reserved for technologists that sat in a back room day and night, with a bottle of Visine and Mountain Dew,…

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Three Project Pitfalls (And How To Avoid Them)
By Sean Fitzgibbons | January 5, 2016 | Capabilities

After months of vetting vendors, you’ve found a development partner to build your application. It’s all smooth sailing from here, right? Not exactly. Here are three common project pitfalls that could easily turn a rapid four-month engagement into a year-long slog…and how to avoid them. 1. Not Understanding Your Dependencies No…

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