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Product Development Life Cycle

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 …

Lean Product Development

What Makes Product Development Lean

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 …

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Remote Work Success: Railsware Insights

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.