software metrics

Software Development Metrics that Matter

A real-life tale about using software development metrics, data, and charts as a helpful tool to managers. We’ve all been there. Whether it’s from your client, or from your boss, we’ve all faced awkward statement, “I don’t think we are doing a great job” or “the team is not as productive as it should be.”

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outsource project management

When To Outsource Project Management

One of the most common dilemmas facing founders and C-level executives searching is how to pair Project Management with an offshore development team. Many mature service providers offer comprehensive solutions, including Project Management. However, some clients prefer to collaborate with an in-house, domestic Project Manager, while outsourcing the software development. Both approaches have their pros

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performance reviews for remote teams

Performance Reviews For Remote Teams (That Employees Actually Like)

Learn how to create a performance review system that improves employee morale and retention. Developing and retaining employees is a challenge for any business. This becomes an even greater challenge when working with remote teams or freelancers. But you don’t need to over complicate things. Keeping remote employees happy requires the same steps it takes

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Offshore software challenges

The 6 Most Common Software Outsourcing Challenges

The world of outsourced software development is filled with horror stories from clients. It’s common to hear of price gouging, language difficulties, and challenges managing employees across timezones, just to name a few. We’ve all heard them. For the most part outsourcing challenges are overblown. At SourceSeek, we know that when good clients and good

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head scratching

Empowering Developers: The Software Estimation Hotseat

Software estimation is notoriously difficult. Developers loathe estimating because it puts them in a losing situation. If they underestimate a project, they risk an unhappy client or loss of profit. However, if they overestimate a project or add a bunch of ‘safety padding’ to the schedule, they run the risk of scaring off the client

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