Why Bugs Happen?

Bugs are inevitable in any software project. I’ll say that one more time, bugs are inevitable. No matter if this is a brand-new product, a new feature of an existing app, or maintenance for existing software, bugs happen. There are a thousand causes and I’ll go over a few here. Since you’re reading this post, I’m going to assume we’re starting from square one. Software is written in a variety of languages. Python, PHP, JavaScript, and Ruby are some popular…

How to create a perfect website redesign project plan?

So, you’re beginning what appears to be the daunting process of redesigning your website. During the beginning phases of building a business, website design can initially feel like a low priority on the list. However, a functional, educational, and appealing website can be crucial for a business. Not only will a good website aid in reaching business goals, but it can also provide information and comfort for existing partnerships and clients. “88% of online visitors/ consumers are less likely to…

Organizing Multiple PM Tools

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you were asked what your role is at work and met with a blank stare when you answer, “I'm a project manager”? Soon after that you probably tried to explain the basics of your work by saying, “I have projects and people who work on the projects so my job is to manage them to ensure the project is done on time and within budget. While also maintaining communication with clients…

Partner Company Oars + Alps Acquired by S.C. Johnson

Chicago’s Oars + Alps, was recently acquired by S.C. Johnson to join the family of household name brands such as Ziploc, Pledge, Glade and more. Both companies are focused on what goes into their products and ensuring it’s safe and healthy for the consumer making this acquisition a perfect match. Oars + Alps offers premium men’s skincare products and has been changing the lifestyle of many men since their launch in 2016. The company was born out of the frustration…
Scrum or waterfall

Scrum vs Waterfall Methodology in Software Development

Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming... If you are in IT you probably heard one of these buzzwords. They are all referring to software development methodologies which define the processes used to build software. To give you a short introduction on how software development is structured, in this post we are going to compare the oldest and today most popular development methodology - Waterfall and Scrum. The waterfall model is known as the traditional model, ie. for many decades this…
App design trends

Mobile design: App design trends in 2018

Mobile applications are growing in number by day and mobile usage is skyrocketing. App design trends are moving quickly but rarely just disappear in a year, instead of fading over time. We can still see some of the trends from 2017 continuing into this year. Here are some of the popular design trends that will continue to evolve throughout 2018. Rich Colors Colors have always been a designer’s favorite tool when creating eye capturing interfaces. Colors inspire, set the mood,…