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Celebrating yet another app launch

River (on the right saying hi) was visiting us in Vancouver today so we decided to do our usual tradition of celebrating with sushi. Yesterday another app that we had developed was published on the app store. It was the Lafarge ePod iOS developed by...

Keep the Technical Design Specification short to stay creative

Photo by Tobias Toft Our first time enterprise clients keep reminding us through their projects that we should read their technical design specifications (TDS). Whenever a detail comes up through the project, they become furious and tell us that this particular issue was on the page...

Enterprise is still figuring out agile app development

  Photo by Dean Meyers Software is essential to Enterprise and they are still figuring out agile app development. How so? Until now they were either obtaining turnkey solutions or subscribed to software as a service (SAAS) solutions. Turnkey solutions require upfront licensing fees, installation, configuration, certified IT...

How mobile apps are improving field service management efficiency

Photo by Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Field service management mobile apps are replacing the conventional methods that involved paper trails and manual work. These app are used by technicians, repair personnel, and inspectors in oil, mining, forestry, and transportation industries. We even met with a...

Are you building an enterprise aspiration app?

Photo by reynermedia Last week while having coffee with Boris Mann and talking about the state of consulting and product development in Vancouver and other markets, this topic came up and I should give him credit for inventing the term: Aspiration App. What is an aspiration app? An...

LaunchAcademy is accepting applicants for Lean Entrepreneur Program

http://youtu.be/Ob7-w_f7JZU Launch Academy is the technology community that we joined 2 years ago so we could be closer to the startup companies that we were advising and focus on growing our won startup Banu.io and open source project Anahita. This is a great community for the hackers,...

Hyve Mobile App Is Promoting Vancouver Bars and Nightclubs

We can't emphasize more how proud we are of the Hyve app founders. Our projects are normally focused on Enterprise, but once in a while we help local startups build the first release of their products. They bring us variety and unique challenges. Unfortunately most...

Our top 5 blog posts from 2014

Going through our google analytics we decided to mention the most popular blog posts from last year. Here we go: 5. The app is mostly done we just need someone to develop it No your app is not mostly done. You haven’t even started to scratch the surface...

Tempting but unrealistic offers

  There is not a week that we don't lose a deal or two and that's ok. There is always a company out there who is willing to do a project for lower fees. Our fees are not very high. We charge market fees and plan the...