There is a variety of hiring options if your startup needs technical people on-board: find a technical co-founder or a CTO, a dedicated in-house development team or remote R&D agency. Let's see how the stage of your startup affects the final hiring decision.
Having a brilliant idea stolen is a nightmare of many startuppers. Idea-guys often fear their technical partner would embezzle the innovation and start a business on their own. This fear is groundless if only startupper can see their idea with developer’s eyes.
Organizations’ content creation and publishing are streamlined and powered up with Content Management Systems (CMS). Even though some websites run without a CMS, this does not mean they can’t do better with one. Think globally - you might get tied up with piles of content as your company grows in size. Getting a CMS is a crucial investment in your digital presence; its advantages were extensively described in our previous article.
Content is a strategic business asset for many companies these days, so managing it (creating, publishing, updating) is a crucial activity. Content management systems save cost and time of all stakeholders involved in content creation and delivery processes. What are other pros and cons of adding a CMS to your website? See below.
Website content, design and layout are three pillars web accessibility leans on. Team members responsible for these components - content editors, designers, developers - have to preach and consistently implement accessibility guidelines and standards. In turn, the responsibility of a quality assurance engineer is to prove whether they succeeded or failed in making a website accessible - both for humans and assistive technologies.
Equal opportunities for everyone offline and online are the 21st-century must. Web accessibility refers to a set of inclusive practices and guidelines to make interaction with any website possible and convenient for all people, including those with disabilities. In our previous article, we defined key principles and best practices for making a website accessible. Here are a few practical tips to achieve this.
Artificial intelligence is all around us: in self-driving cars and drones, virtual assistants and speech recognition tools. It’s how Google answers our searches, Spotify plays tending tracks, and Amazon recommends top deals. Marketing specialists predict that online retail stores would simply become extinct in some 5-10 years if they neglect AI-driven technologies today. Let’s see how AI can empower your eCommerce.
We discussed software licenses and gave a few tips for dealing with them in our previous article (check it out here if you missed it). This time, we decided to cover a few more intricate licensing questions, with the focus on free and open source software.
Software licensing is quite a tangled tale for startupers, digital product owners, and (shhh!) sometimes to developers and project managers too. Let’s wade through license types, terms and permissions explained in normal-people speak. This article would also give you a few practical tips for dealing with licenses. They should be helpful to everyone involved in software development process.