Why Are You Building A Mobile App?

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How do you decide whether you should build a native mobile app or a responsive mobile site or the flavors in between? After searching online for a tool to help organize this decision making process and not finding anything, I decided to create a “decision grid” (see below) to simplify this process. My aim is […]

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Are you an insecure founder?

Management | Strategy

Or are you working for an insecure founder? Take this 5 point quiz to figure it out. I should know, I was one. And when I was there, admitting it was really hard. So let’s dive in – ask yourself these questions (or answer for your founder) and add up your points. 1) Sharing your […]

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Haven’t read The Lean Startup? Then read this.

Lean Startup | Management | Strategy

Lean Startup is a methodology/movement taking over the startup universe. Lean Startup Conferences, startup weekends, numerous meetups, LinkedIn groups, blogs, podcasts and most business incubators worldwide inundate us with Lean Startup evangelization. As with most buzzwords, it has grown to where people talk about it – without really understanding it. To that end, this is […]

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Migrating an ASP.Net application to Windows Azure


Azure: It’s not just a nice color Windows Azure is Microsoft’s entry into the cloud. Microsoft was a little late to really get into the Cloud Computing party when compared to some cloud heavyweights like Amazon AWS (S3, EC2) and Google Apps/App Engine but nevertheless Windows Azure is a very strong entrant in its own […]

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Want to make routine releases more bug proof? Consider implementing The Change Map


Problem statement: All software development teams (whether Agile or not) entering the maintenance phase are charged with keeping application/code quality high, while rolling out frequent incremental updates. Now unit test coverage (nUnit, mbUnit, phpUnit etc.) and automated functional test coverage (viz. Selenium, QTP, Win Runner etc.) can ease this burden. However, it is not feasible […]

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