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Why Client-Vendor Communication Is So Important In Tech

June 12, 2014

Why Client-Vendor Communication Is So Important In Tech

Inside the web development industry, it is extremely common for client/vendor relationships to go south due to misunderstandings of changes, inability for both sides to communicate ultimate vision, and the inability to account for every variable...

Build What You Know

June 9, 2014

Build What You Know

I have a friend who always tells me his latest business idea. I’ve listened to dozens of his ideas at this point, and I can always tell what he’s actually thinking as he talks: “This can make me a lot of money.” Don’t get me wrong. I like...

Why Does Passion For Doing Good Business Fade

June 5, 2014

Why Does Passion For Doing Good Business Fade

You probably find it interesting that there are so few companies well known for doing good business. Not just having great prices, but fantastic customer service, going over what is expected and truly making every effort to stand out from the...

3 Ways Business Is Like Playing Poker

June 3, 2014

3 Ways Business Is Like Playing Poker

You might immediately think “Is he saying business is just gambling?” While business does require the confidence to take risk, it’s not about just having wild All-in moments. Actually being successful demands you make educated gambles. Top...

How Joint Ventures Are The Future Of Technology

June 2, 2014

How Joint Ventures Are The Future Of Technology

Let’s be real. It’s hard to design and develop a tech startup MVP. While at the same time determining revenue models and customer acquisition strategy just to get beta clients. In a previous post on intrapreneurship, we talked about how many...

Why intrapreneurship is vital to company growth and longevity

May 29, 2014

Why intrapreneurship is vital to company growth and longevity

Until recently, employees with a great idea to solve an industry problem often were faced with having to leave their job to bootstrap a startup. While being experts in their field, most have never built a business from scratch, and get overwhelmed...

Connecting More Than Things

May 27, 2014

Connecting More Than Things

Cisco talks about “The Internet of Everything” proclaiming that before 2020 everything (all electronic devices) will be connected to everything.  It is mind boggling to consider the implications of Cisco’s proclamation.  Given the pace of...

How We Handle Projects After Deal Is Closed

May 26, 2014

How We Handle Projects After Deal Is Closed

First off, let me preface this by admitting every project is different. It is completely impossible to account for every possible variable. It is possible, however, to mitigate most issues by having a solid process in place. Ours has be developed...

Why Are Functional Specifications So Important

May 22, 2014

Why Are Functional Specifications So Important

Unless this is your fourth or fifth trip down the road of developing software, more than likely all the complexities that go into professional software development aren’t your areas of expertise. Don’t feel bad, you’re certainly not alone. If...

Building Something is Only Half the Requirement

May 20, 2014

Building Something is Only Half the Requirement

Many organizations call us looking for a quote on building something for them. Most of the time people think they can simply tell us what they want and expect us to simply build it. In order to build something that does something we have to ask a...

Why Is It So Hard To Turn Great Tech Startup Ideas Into Reality

May 19, 2014

Why Is It So Hard To Turn Great Tech Startup Ideas Into Reality

Everyday a great idea crosses someones mind on how “if there was just an app that does X” it could revolutionize an industry, personal life, or just improve day to day existence. So many of these sparks of genius are never realized and no action...

3 Reasons Responsive Websites Impact Advertising ROI

May 15, 2014

3 Reasons Responsive Websites Impact Advertising ROI

On a daily basis business owners like you get phone calls from a company trying to sell a new website. Fancy terms like responsive, user permissions, API development, cron jobs, user engagement improvement, bounce rate, UI/UX, and so on are tossed...

Why I Joined Forces With DevDigital

May 12, 2014

Why I Joined Forces With DevDigital

After exiting my last company and starting Serious Startups, it has been my goal to leverage experienced gained as a serial entrepreneur in the traditional “interactive agency” space, and spark a revolution in the tech startup...

Custom Development Versus Platforms Like Squarespace

May 8, 2014

Custom Development Versus Platforms Like Squarespace

On a regular basis, we have clients come in needing custom development after trying to leverage platforms like Squarespace or Wix for what is really a web application not a normal website. While these platforms are great for many websites, it only...

The Razor and The Slogan

May 6, 2014

The Razor and The Slogan

About 8 years ago, I hired a new animator for my team who had come from Electronic Arts (Need for Speed, Lord of the Rings, Titanfall, Tiger Woods, Madden). In his first couple weeks he emailed me a slideshow from a presentation that he attended...

DevDigital launches Kalatech, its Music Business Software Division.

April 24, 2014

DevDigital launches Kalatech, its Music Business Software Division.

Today, DevDigital announces they have launched kalatech, a new company to take on the rapid expansion and adoption of their music business software products. The three kalatech products are Booking Agency Pro, Publishing Pro and Tour Pro; all help...

Happy Diwali!

December 31, 1969

Happy Diwali!

As many of you know, DevDigital has an office in Baroda, India and today marks India’s biggest holiday of the year—Diwali, or Deepavali. The festival’s name is derived from the Indian meanings of avali (a row) and deepa (clay lamps),that the...

11 Reasons Why You Need a New Website

December 31, 1969

11 Reasons Why You Need a New Website

1.) Your website is not responsive. Having a responsive website is key when developing a new website. If your site is not mobile friendly, Google will ding your site and push you down the search list.  2.) Your website was built using...

The Tech Behind Fireworks

December 31, 1969

The Tech Behind Fireworks

With the ending of June and the beginning of July, you begin to see the red and white tents popping up all over the place with hundreds of fireworks to purchase. However, for the big, jaw-dropping Fourth of July fireworks display in Nashville, they...

New iOS Update for Enhanced Security of Your Personal Data

December 31, 1969

New iOS Update for Enhanced Security of Your Personal Data

If you’re an Apple iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch user, you got a notification earlier this month for a software update. So what all is included with this new iOS update? Ultimately, the 11.4.1 software update focuses on improving security and minor...