How To Outsource Product Development And Build Great Products

how to outsource product development
More and more we encounter business industry leaders with product or service ideas that require a significant software solution.


How To Outsource Product Development And Build Great Products

From Forbes, Eli Portnoy Contributor.

The author makes four good points worth reading if you too are being “driven to software”:
  • Never hand off design and development to the same shop (different skills required);
  • Design first then code (too much waste if attempted simultaneously);
  • Write incredibly detailed specs (yeah, not agile, but this is outsourcing);
  • Always cut the project into parts (cut your losses if necessary).

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And, as I always say, always have a Plan B.  If you are left without options, you have only yourself to blame.

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David Brian Ward

David Brian Ward
David Brian Ward’s career spans 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur and leader of software innovation and implementation at firms large and small. Mr. Ward founded Telegraph Hill in 2010 with the goal of providing leading edge software development and technical management teams leveraging open source technologies to fast-growing companies grappling with technical, data and security debt.

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