How to Keep Software Projects from Failing

How to Keep Software Projects from Failing

Once upon a time, there was a $5-billion pharmaceutical company called FoxMeyer Drugs. In 1995, the company decided that it was time to move into the technology age, and invested in a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. They carefully chose a company to...
Why Time & Materials and Fixed Bid Don’t Work

Why Time & Materials and Fixed Bid Don’t Work

When EduSource founder Jason Beutler and I got married 18 years ago, it seemed like our family backgrounds were very similar. We both came from conservative parents, had two sisters, and had families that placed a huge importance on traveling together. Imagine our...
How I Learned Akka.NET by Building an Online Shopping Cart

How I Learned Akka.NET by Building an Online Shopping Cart

Disclaimer: The following blog post is VERY techie. If you’re hoping to learn all about Akka.NET and how it works, read on! You WON’T be disappointed. But since our normal readership is not quite this technical, we wanted to give you a heads up. If you...