Rethink offshore software development. As talent shortage and high turnover hinder development, businesses must look to Agile offshore teams to fuel innovation and deliver better software. The secret to success? Build and support teams so they are a sustainable business solution.
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Every year entrepreneurs and investors gather at the Minnesota Venture Conference to share ideas that drive innovation. A 16 year old startup, MentorMate visited this year’s edition, held at Minnesota High Tech Association, to understand which ideas are getting the most attention from the business community.
When choosing a tech vendor, which matters more: tech certifications, or vendor neutrality? Vendor neutrality in a tech partner makes stronger longterm partners. A parter with diverse technical practices offers expert teams that bridge the gap between business and software strategies, even as both evolve rapidly.
How do developers build products that make both their colleagues and product owners happy? The answer lies in operations. Operations effectively break code into maintainable pieces that are more easily refined, tested, and built upon over time, qualities that are essential to high-performing and scalable applications.
What do marketing and storytelling have in common? Delivering meaning to audiences on their terms. Whether content is short or long, funny or sad, shared in a theater or on your phone, those who take risks make the biggest impact on audiences. Morgan Spurlock describes the power of storytelling at the MIMA Summit.
How should UX team leads staff a project? UX/UI skillsets overlap to the point where, in many cases, one designer can combine both roles in her work with a client. But when it comes to large scale projects, product owners and design leads alike are wise to split UX and UI roles and conquer distinct requirements.
How do cohesive teams come to be? Think outside of the office. In addition to writing code, managing members of MentorMate’s iOS practice, and guiding them in career development, Stanimir participates with his colleagues in MentorMate BG’s many activities to bond over interests outside of software development.