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August 22, 2017

The Power of the System Metaphor

"Life is like a box of chocolates," Forrest Gump once famously said. "You never know what you're going to get." In one short and sweet statement, the character played by Tom Hanks was able to…

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August 3, 2017

Why We Advocate Test-Driven Development

Gerald Weinberg, an American computer scientist, once famously stated that "If builders built houses the way programmers built programs, [then] the first woodpecker to come along would destroy civilisation." While this was far from a…

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July 19, 2017

Paving the Way for Startup Success: Our Two-Week Method

If you like to keep up with tech news, you will have undoubtedly heard of the freshly pressed Juicero debacle. In a viral video, Bloomberg reporters demonstrated how the company's expensive juice packs could easily…

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May 12, 2017

Why We Back Pair Programming

Pair programming is likely to be the most misunderstood of all Agile development techniques. While the practice is known to have been used for decades, it was only made popular in the early 2000's by…

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May 3, 2017

How You Guarantee the Success of Our Projects

A common difficulty customers face when working with our development team is understanding their pivotal role in product development. All too often, they mistakenly expect software companies to function much like bakeries do. While they…

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April 10, 2017

How We Estimate

Just as with any other service, software companies are rightly expected to estimate the time and costs associated with completing a project. Without estimations, it quickly becomes very difficult for customers to compare providers, as…

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March 31, 2017

Coloured Envelopes

Some stories are particularly capable of inspiring us and enlightening our employees and customers alike. The story you are about to read is the tale of a man burdened by an inefficient system who decided…

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March 4, 2017

Software Planet Group: Who We Are

Finding an ideal provider of desktop and web services can be an extremely daunting task, but we think you should know why big brands such as Nokia, Xerox and a host of Silicon Valley startups…

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