Entries tagged software development

Why Outsourcing Yields Successful Projects

Twenty-four years at this game gives you some perspective, as you gaze through your graduated lenses. I started out in a team-based, custom-software-development consulting company. And for the past eight years, I’ve been happily working at another — Jonah Group. In between, I worked for product companies, financial institutions, and …

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Mistakes in Platform Selection

Emotion is a Poor Substitute for Facts In the old days of MS-DOS, as you might recall, every computer included a quaint little programming environment called GW-BASIC. What you may not recall is that you could write object oriented programs using GW-BASIC. Don’t believe me? It’s true! All you need …

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Tips to ensure your wireframing efforts aren’t wasted in vain

Wireframes are an invaluable tool in our development lifecycle. For those unfamiliar, a wireframe is a low fidelity mockup of the user interface. Wireframes are great because they describe how the user interface (software, web page etc.) is going to look and feel without investing a lot of effort on …

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Agile Development and the Mona Lisa

Agile Software Development means different things to different people, but have you ever asked yourself why you are trying do agile, or what are the implications of practicing agile?. Many never do, finding it instead easier to simply try to follow the tenets, or worse, simply advertise that "we do ...

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From Object to Context Orientation – The Evolution of Software Engineering

Software development has undergone many recent changes, such as agile processes, domain specific languages, SOA and semantic web. We seem to have encountered a paradigm shift that expresses the discontent with a centralized perfect world, and embraces a world of variety and distribution. The discontent is related to the ontological principle that describes how an object is related to the world.

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