Author: Daniel Boterhoven

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Apps can be built in many different ways. Your project requirements will ideally dictate which development approach is the right one for you to take. But, being able to align your requirements to an approach is a difficult task, even for those in the industry. Knowing the different application development methods, however, is fundamental to choosing intelligently. Today I’m going to discuss these methods and outline...

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Till recently, there has been a clear distinction between web applications and mobile apps. A web application is accessed via a web browser, either on a desktop, tablet or mobile device. Mobile apps, on the other hand, are installed via the App Store or Google Play. Each have their own benefits and limitations - web apps are more accessible, but mobile apps provide better functionality...

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The once in a century situation that we see ourselves in leads to great uncertainty for everyone. The stress of not knowing what our employment status might be in three months’ time, let alone six, can have a significant impact on our happiness and well being. It’s times like these when you might find yourself wondering what you can do to diversify your income streams, particularly...

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Cloud Native

Heard of Cloud-Native Applications (aka Cloud Apps)? This has been a buzz word for a few years now - since Matt Stine’s 2013 Pivotal talk, in fact. Think of them as the next generation of web or mobile applications. In this article, I’m going to talk about what makes Cloud Apps so great. Also, why you should be seriously considering migrating your traditional applications to Cloud Apps,...

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For the uninitiated, it's a steep learning curve when trying to break into the Startup space. Technological decisions made in the early stages of product development often have a lasting impact throughout the entire course of a project. The majority of Startup founders look back on their experience, and can count many situations where they would have made a decision differently. But hindsight is 20/20. The...

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Funding

Raising the capital necessary to establish and scale a startup is one of the many defining hurdles in the startup journey. Capital is the grease in the cogs that keep your startup moving. Without it, and without enough of it, your startup’s expansion will ground to a halt. As the startup ecosystem has evolved, so have the options for funding these typically high-risk ventures. In Australia,...

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Time is one thing that any Startup founder is unlikely to have in droves. The limited time available to allocate to project management, operations, development, sales and marketing means the typical founder is stretched thin. Allocating time intelligently becomes a crucial part of your startup’s success. Intelligent time allocation means that wasted attempts to market your product must be kept to an absolute minimum. Marketing (alongside...

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The world has been swept up with the startup storm and it shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. Many people want to jump onto the bandwagon and achieve success without much thought about where best to begin. With the world's knowledge at our fingertips, it's easy to search for existing marketplace problems or needs and find a solution through a scalable business model....

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