I’ve Been a Developer, a Manager, and a COO. This is What I’ve Learned
Developer, Project Manager, Resource Manager, and now Chief Operating Officer. Having been in the IT industry for more than 10 years and advancing through these positions have taught me a few key things I wish I knew...
Why our clients choose cloud hosting for their applications
The majority of our clients come to us already with the cloud in mind as their solution. Why have they decided already on this solution instead of hosting their application on-premise, using their own resources? We’ll...
The 4 most popular software development methodologies
Development frameworks are like a GPS route. While the end-goal is to deliver reliable software, the travel plan must work for professionals of many departments. The methodology sets the game-plan: daily rules; work...
10+ Ways to Optimize Your App Development Cost
Everyone who has ever built an application knows this too well: software development can be pretty costly and time consuming. Especially now, in a world affected by the pandemic, finding ways to cut excessive costs is...
Has Software Development Adapted in the Age of Masks and Remote Work?
The COVID-19 pandemic has strained governments, industries, and people alike. We’re still trying to assess the damages, analyze strengths and weaknesses, and grasp the situation in its entirety. If anything is clear,...
18 Tips on Running a Successful Software Development Project
What comes to mind when you think about running a web app project?
What You Can Expect From an Account Manager in a Software Development Company
The roles and responsibilities of a developer and project manager are pretty well established and rather straightforward—one builds software, the other ensures that project work goes as planned.
How to Decode What Developers Say? A Guide for Non-tech Project Managers to Mitigate Risks
As much as we all love our developers, sometimes it’s hard to understand what they really mean when they talk about work.
A List Of Useful Tools for Remote Work
At Monterail, we believe in human interaction being prior to tools and processes. This and similar beliefs have always made us feel strongly connected to the Agile Manifesto.
How to Prepare a Product Spec When Outsourcing Software Development
It usually goes like this: you spend long hours with your team on creating a perfect brief for your product. You send it out to a few software companies and receive a set of additional questions from every one of them.
Leveraging Squads in Agile Software Development — fromAtoB Case Study
Choosing the right software product development framework is one of the most essential (and difficult) tasks that need tackling in the early stages of every project.
Project Management Triangle: Scope vs. Timing vs. Cost—Can You Have It All?
So you want to build an outstanding software product. This means developing the idea, assembling the team and getting it to the kickoff line, and getting some funding to begin with.
How Our Office Design Helps Us Develop Better Software
One of the risks of collaborating with external vendors is working with people from some agency whom you don’t see on a daily basis. This means you don’t really know how they work and how professional they really are....
Best Communication Practices We Use To Keep Our Clients In The Loop
There are many best practices for efficient communication in software development out there. The most hip frameworks for building digital products, Scrum and Kanban, offer some good fundamentals for development teams....
Scoping Your Next Project Phase in Agile Methodology—How To Make A Sprint Planning Effective?
Capacity dictates each team’s day-to-day work. “What can we do? How much can we get done? Will we make it on time?” Reasonable capacity planning (or scoping) is important—without a good scope, your project will run out...
Fixed Price vs. Time&Materials - Which Pricing Method to Choose?
One of the main goals of a Project Manager is to maintain a comfortable environment for developers in order to let them do their job in the best way possible.