What Makes an Effective PM?

Having an effective project manager is key to the success of your custom software project. Here Andrew goes over some skills every project manager should have, what pitfalls and mistakes to avoid, and his own benchmarks for each every client that Bixly has. Full Transcript Below: Andrew: They’ll say it …

What are Code Audits Good For?

Code audits are a low cost, low investment process that will help your project maintain consistency and meet industry standard practices. Unless you’re planning to rebuild your app from scratch, then code audits are a benefit to every project. Full Transcript Below: Cris: What is a code audit? Cody: Code …

Budgeting for Your Project

Getting an estimate or even a fixed-bid quote on a software project is actually quite difficult. Either, you will need to spend a decent amount of time researching and planning to get an accurate bid, or you will get a ranged estimate. Here’s how you can plan to budget accurately. …

Budgeting Time for Your App

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 …