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Your Guide on How to Make Product Improvements

Bringing a product to the market and attracting the first customers are important milestones. Some would say, though, that this is just when the fun begins. Startups, established businesses, and even huge corporations constantly innovate and improve their products. They try to gain a competitive advantage, distinguish themselves from competitors, …

Engineering Performance Review

In order to maintain career growth and ensure fair compensation, every engineering team needs an efficient method to evaluate its members. A nicely developed assessment model requires considerable resources in terms of time and professional expertise. However, we believe it is a significant contribution to the team and business development, …

What is Agile Product Development

There is some mystique surrounding agile product development. In this article, we aim to strip that away by explaining the key features and benefits of the Agile methodology. Then we compare them against more traditional approaches. To conclude, we explore how Agile helps to deliver complex product development projects. The …

How to Prioritize Product Features

There are lots of great ideas, but ideas don’t always turn into successful software products. Sometimes, the idea itself just wasn’t good enough, and the marketplace didn’t have any use for it. At other times, poor user experience (UX) is the reason for the lack of success. Research suggests that …

Balance between authority, responsibility and accountability

There should be a correct balance between authority, responsibility, and accountability. Learn how to strike this balance and potential pitfalls. Find out about the Railsware approach to the authority-responsibility-accountability concept. Why can’t you delegate responsibility? Think back to a situation when your business needed expert help, and you hired a …

Go benefits! No bureaucracy!

IT companies worldwide compete to be the most creative in offering people benefits to win the battle for top talent. The pandemic has played its role in forcing businesses to rethink existing value proposition and adapt them to the new reality – and this affects more than just office-based enterprises. …