Alex Slobozhan

Is category creation a viable business strategy? It is, but…

By now, you've heard everything experts have to say on marketing strategies for startups. You need to disrupt, to make things better, be the first to get the product to the audience. But there is another way. It's called category creation. The term coined...

Offshore Software Development Pitfalls: missed deadlines and exceeded budget

On a project for Queensland health payroll system, IBM exceeded the estimated budget of $6 million by 1600 percent. By the end of the development, the expenses escalated to $1.2 billion, and the lawsuit had to be settled in court. The renowned IT company...

Top 6 reasons for mobile app failure

Small-scale mobile app development will cost you up to $8,000, while gaming app development costs can reach a whopping $250,000. You'd think such investments would have a respectable ROI, but, according to industry research, only one in 10,000 apps will be successful one year...

Top SMB Problems Business Intelligence Can Fix

Businesses want to make more money, and analytics is the way to go. Translating a jumble of raw data into actionable insights is what business intelligence does, so let’s take a look at what it can do for a company, who the major players...

Self-service Business Intelligence Solutions: Potential and Requirements

80% of all business intelligence solutions will be self-service by 2020, according to a report by Gartner. For now, only 55% of the BI survey respondents rely on self-service BI tools, while 15% plan to adopt them within 12 months and 10% consider adoption...

IoT must-haves and failures. What do you need to know to create a unique...

IoT startups pop up every day, along with VR and AI initiatives. If you want to join the fray, you need to learn critical factors that can make or break your idea. What is IoT, and will it bring you success and revenue? Let's...

How to manage your project step-by-step

What is project management and why is it a critical success factor in software development? These are the questions about project management we'll answer for you today. We'll cover the primary differences between waterfall and agile project management processes and discuss the seven steps...

How to build an efficient team for your project with limited resources

Finding an efficient team to implement the project is among the major problems for startups. Talent is the development bottleneck that even unlimited resources cannot fix. With tight budgets and tighter deadlines, startups are desperate for experts. Depending on the business niche, project scope,...

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