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We suggest having a familiarity with how software projects are structured and then finding great experts to work with. Otherwise, having a background in programming, project management, or design is a huge help. Even taking the time to fully scope your app, will make a smooth transition to getting it built right the first time.

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Cody:

Hello, welcome to another Bixly Tech Tuesday. This is Cody, and this is Cris. We’re going to be talking about tech experts today. And to get us started, we have an initial question. …

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Before starting your project, it’s important to have realistic expectations of how long it takes to make custom software (and therefore how much it costs) before getting started. There’s nothing more disappointing than getting partway through a project only to realize you need to pause because you’re just too busy to dedicate the time it requires.

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Cris:

Hey, everyone. Welcome to another episode of Bixly Tech Tuesday. We’ve got Andrew and I sitting down to talk today about budgeting your time.

Cris:

So Andrew, how do you go about figuring out how to actually best budget…

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Using domestic or overseas teams really depends on your budget, timeline, and how excellent your communication is. There is no one right answer here, but for Bixly we have found that there are fewer problems with communication, turnover, and burnout with our California based team.

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Andrew:

Welcome to another Bixly Tech Tuesday. On this Tech Tuesday, I’m joined by Bixly CEO, Cris Venegas, and we’re going to be talking about working with overseas teams versus domestic teams. And when I say domestic teams, those are just people in your local region, it doesn’t necessarily mean US-based…

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Having excellent communication can make or break your project. Cris and Andrew discuss best practices, helpful tools, and some pitfalls to look out for. Finally they cover what to keep in mind when working with international teams.

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Cris:

Hey, everyone. Welcome to another episode of Bixly Tech Tuesday. Cris, here again with Andrew, our COO. And today we’re going to be talking about communication with your development team. So Andrew, what are some recommendations for like strong communication techniques with your development team?

Andrew:

Sure. So one basic one is that it’s important that you have…

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Wireframes are among the best and cheapest tools for refining and defining your app idea. They can often be a great place to start getting feedback from potential users or investors before spending a single dollar. Check out what Andrew and Cody have to say about creating wireframes for your application.

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Andrew:

Welcome back to another Bixly Tech Tuesday. I am Andrew Savala. I’m the COO at Bixly. And I’m going to be talking with Cody Beardsley, who is one of our most senior developers.

Cody:

Hello.

Andrew:

So, on today’s Tech Tuesday, we’re going to…

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We use Ionic for the majority of our mobile development projects. Why? Because it is in line with our goal to help our customers get to cash fast. Ionic is in line with our philosophy that an MVP is the best way for you to tackle your custom software project.

Andrew:

Welcome back to another Bixly Tech Tuesday. I am Andrew Savala. I’m the COO at Bixly. And I’m going to be talking with Cody Beardsley, who is one of our most senior developers.

Cody:

Hello.

Andrew:

So, on today’s Tech Tuesday, we’re going to be talking about Ionic…

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Staff Augmentation, or outsourcing, can be a great fit for many projects. Because custom software development requires so many skillsets, that generally means you have to hire several people and you have to be enough of an expert to tell if they are quality candidates in each of the areas of expertise. That’s really hard to do! On top of that there’s the overhead of HR, payroll, benefits packages. With Bixly, you get a vetted team, with tons of experience, the brain trust of our entire company, and the ability to add and remove team members when needed.

Hey…

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This year more than ever technology is impacting where and how our students learn. In this episode we discuss everything from how the internet has changed the distribution of information to the amount of tech in classrooms. We also talk about Educeri, a large educational app we built for a curriculum development company and how served their business needs while also creating a platform that got their lessons into the hands of even more teachers!

Hey everyone. Welcome to another episode of Bixly Tech Tuesday. This is Cris here, CEO of Bixly sitting down with Alexandra who works with…

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So our team has a bit of a wandering eye problem when it comes to technology. We love to be curious and continuously learn technology. Our team kicked off the week with a fun discussion comparing Pug, React, and Svelte, with the consensus being that everyone is interested in trying Svelte on a new project for its speed. They also said Pug works fine on projects that are static and don’t require state management, but it’s a bit older. We work with React a lot. It is fast and handles the state management that Pug does not. The team also…

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The product owner holds a unique position in any software project and they are key to bringing your project to success. The product owner represents the stakeholders and the company for which we build software. They make sure that the success criteria are communicated to us so we can make sure your project stays on track. It’s essential to have one in place for your custom software project.

Hi everyone. Welcome back to another episode of Bixly Tech Tuesday. My name is Alexandra, and today you’re going to be joined by Cris and Andrew as they talk about product…

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