Taking an idea and converting it into a thriving, workable product or service isn’t a simple task. You need to be innovative while still delivering value. Steve Jobs said that it’s people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do. But crazy …
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“ Rails is the most well thought-out web development framework I’ve ever used. James Duncan Davidson, Creator of Tomcat and Ant. Ruby on Rails, frequently referred to as just Rails or RoR, is a popular open-source framework. While it’s not the youngest kid on the block (it turned 16 in …
Things and ideas are alive; they come to life and die as humans do. Their lives are stories – some are straightforward and ordinary to the point of being boring, some are full of ups and downs, abrupt twists, and breathtaking moments. If we put aside romanticism and look behind …
Constantly decreasing costs, no waste, minimum throughput time, maximum capacity, unlimited flexibility, and high customer satisfaction. Sounds too good to be true? But that’s what lean is all about. What is “lean”? Being able to progressively create “insanely great” products, as Steve Jobs would put it, and especially at the …
Mailtrap is our product and the very popular email testing tool. Check out how we took it from a free prototype to a product with thousands of paying users.
Learn how to automate importing users’ data from BigQuery to MailerLite via API using Coupler.io, Google Sheets, and Apps Script. This approach will help you save time on collecting users’ data from various sources in a single email audience.
We look at four excellent methods for running a successful product discovery process. We explain each of them and suggest which to use (and when).
It’s far from easy to build a company that breathes growth and development. But we managed to build one, and we’re exploring the key aspects you should be always looking for.
Every company has a vision which explains the impact the product will have on the world. It’s the product strategy that turns the vision into a roadmap.
Scrum and Kanban are two of the many successful approaches to building products. We analyze six of their alternatives and list the pros and cons of each.
What does it actually mean to work remotely or in a mixed office mode? How do we manage effective communication and cope with productivity concerns? In this article, we describe our approaches that really work, and Railswarians share their remote experience.
Product Discovery may not be the most talked-about aspect of building products. But it’s a crucial one. Learn WHAT it is, WHY and WHEN you should do it and HOW to do it right!
How to achieve product-market fit and grow software products to multi-million dollar ventures? We found the answer transforming the company to the product studio. Read the Railsware story to know how the platform for the repeatable creation and growth of successful products works and how you can benefit from it.
Business model canvas lets you analyze product or service efficiency from different standpoints. Check out this guide on how to use this tool for your project
What if you could build an income monitor for your business? Check our hands-on guide on how to do this and validate data in Google Sheets using filter formula
Master the basic skills in Google Sheets to solve your business and personal tasks. Check out our textual and visual guide on how to validate data in Google Sheets
With React, you can build user interfaces, while Angular lets you create dynamic web apps. Find out which one is the best choice for your startup
Agile Inception is a product discovery process we use at Railsware. It lets you deeply understand your customers, figure out how to address their problems and build a profitable business out of it. It helped us launch dozens of successful products over the years and we think you should try it too.
You can choose from a few types of mobile app development approaches depending on your budget, talent base, and other factors. Discover the available options, and find out which type of mobile app fits your requirements.