Entries by Daniel James

Blueprint For Developing The Best UX Design For Apps

Developing The Best UX Design For Apps Looks do matter, at least when it comes to the internet and web applications — the past used to be all about the best functionality. The modern era, however, goes one step ahead and having an excellent appearance and user-friendly experience is a necessity next to efficiency. That is why it […]

Can Non-Technical Entrepreneurs Be Successful?

Non-Technical Entrepreneurs Success Many successful tech startups have been founded by non-technical entrepreneurs who were computer science majors. You have Google (Larry Page and Sergei Brin), Netflix (Reed Hastings), and Amazon (Jeff Bezos). However, many others have succeeded without techie founders. For example, former English teacher Jack Ma leads Alibaba; neuroscientist Rashmi Sinha founded SlideShare, […]

5 Steps To Create A Mobile App

Creating A Mobile App What are the steps to create a mobile app?  The benefits of a mobile app are that it can pave the way for creating a far more personal connection between the company and the consumer when opposed to a mobile-friendly website. With mobile apps, the UI is in your control, you […]

What Is A Technical Project Manager?

As a player in the programming or development industry, you may have heard the term ‘technical project manager’ being thrown around quite a bit, especially in recent times. If you’re working on a team project, it is likely that you will be placed under the supervision and guidance of a project manager who will be […]

Toyota Quality Problems: The Rise And The Fall Of The World’s Largest Auto Manufacturer.

Toyota Quality Problems: The Rise… What happened to Toyota Quality Problems?  In 2001, Toyota Motor Corporation summed up the philosophy, values and manufacturing ideals it used to guide the company to success. By cultivating and promoting a culture of continuous improvement and respect for others, Toyota had grown into the world’s second-largest automotive manufacturer and the first […]

The Risks Of Hiring A Freelance Developer

  Hiring A Freelance Developer  You wake up at 3 in the morning. Your heart is pounding — your mind is racing. You’ve just come up with the next big idea for an app or website that is going to change the world. ‘This is it!’ you tell yourself — ‘my big idea!’ The only […]

10 Ways Your Development Team Can Fail

Software Development Team Software development team projects have an alarmingly high mortality rate. According to a 2009 IDC report, as many as 20% to 25% of all software development projects don’t provide any returns, and 50 percent require a massive amount of rework before they can be labeled finished. And this doesn’t even include the […]

Step-By-Step Guide On How To Fail: 7 Reasons Why Businesses Fail

Reasons Why Businesses Fail What are the reasons why businesses fail?  Every year, thousands of wide-eyed and optimistic entrepreneurs embark on a journey to create the next big thing. With passion ablaze and a belief that success is attainable, they set out to change the world. The brutal reality, however, is that most will fail. A […]

The 7 Deadly Sins Of Startups: Lack Of Sustainability

Lack Of Sustainability Sustainable growth is a key sign that a company has matured past the startup stage. Although all companies should strive to obtain sustainable growth, not all of them will reach their potential and lack of sustainability in their business. Two of the most important aspects of a new business idea an entrepreneur […]

The 7 Deadly Sins Of Startups: Running Out Of Money

Running Out Of Money Time and money — two things we always seem to find ourselves short of. In the competitive arena of business, a company can be made or broken by how effectively it uses its resources. Or, they will be running out of money.  Too many startups have run out of cash and […]