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Category: Agile

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The worst way to choose your development team

You might be tempted to select a dev team whose experience is the closest match to your project. This article tells you why that’s a bad idea and how to make the best choice.

There’s more to cutting-edge software developers than just prior work on a similar project. In fact, matching experience is the least important thing to look for. Agile processes, deep technical knowledge and skills, and verified success are the real indicators of a cutting-edge development team. This article explains the most important qualifications to look for and how to find a dev team that has what it takes to create not just a specific product but a lasting solution.

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Software development is agile, not transactional

The dangers of considering software development as a transactional and commoditized business.

In today’s world, we usually exchange money for solid, tangible goods or well-defined services. That’s how material transactions work. As an example, we might buy a t-shirt for $50. That means you give someone $50, and they immediately give you the t-shirt. Or you pay a plumber $15 and hour. Then the plumber spends some time fixing your leak. In this case, there’s a high level of certainty that the problem will be solved.

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