Would a Disaster Management system help Knysna?

For the past week, the Garden Route has been in a frenzy over the raging / smouldering fires. We’ve been close to the action this past week and assisted with getting things back in shape.  As the Eden District is recovering from the devastation caused by fires and strong winds, we are taking stock and asking: what […]

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What makes a good Business Analyst?

Here are some key skills for assessing if a BA’s worth his salt: Self-Starter – can they take initiative and run with a project? Analysis – can they delve into a problem and understand it? Facilitation – can they run workshops with stakeholders? Critical Thinking – can they independently assess input? Communication – how good are their language skills? Presentation […]

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Mobile App Dev – Tips

As the mobile market continues to grow, we’ve found an increasing interest in mobile app development from customers, which is exciting! Here are our tips from past experience, to ensure mobi apps are a success: Which phone platform to build for (Android / Apple / Windows / all?) Keep UI design simple and relative to its platform design principles Use Responsive […]

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Agile or Waterfall?

In today’s world, IT budgets are constantly under pressure to deliver more for less, with Agile often claimed to be a method that’s a “silver bullet” for developing applications. In theory, it allows delivering software faster by using less rigour (documentation, planning, checks / balances, etc.) and more client / business interaction with the development team as they go, in iterative […]

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