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Features Schmeatures, Build for Value!

Is Your Baby Ugly? Let’s take a step back to look at this thing that you are making. How do you know if you are building the right product or adding the right feature? We need some checks and balances to ensure that we are basing product decisions on what will provide the most impact for the end customer and not worry so much about vanity metrics.

The Biggest Innovations in Software Development. Chapter 1: The Cloud

Recently, my company Chariot Solutions turned 15 and I wrote an article reflecting on the many things it’s taught me about running a business. Software development – like all technology – changes in the blink of an eye, and I talked about how we are constantly reinventing ourselves when incredible innovations come along. In this … Read More

Lessons Learned From 15 Years In Business

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, around half of all businesses no longer exist after five years, while only one-third make it past their 10th anniversary. So it’s humbling to consider that my own company, Chariot Solutions, is turning 15 this month. While that’s no small feat, it’s also no coincidence. This software … Read More

So You Want To Build An Android App?

If you’re reading this, you likely have an iPhone/iPad (iOS) application and are interested in expanding to the Android platform. You’ve probably already asked the hard questions to define what you want, why you want it, and how it fits into your roadmap. This article will help your business understand the impact of the Android … Read More