Proper Release Planning in a Project

Release planning is defined as the process of producing high-level planning that eventually gets broken down into iterations. Whilst a lot of literature and blogs focus on iteration planning, release planning is by no means less important.  The breakdown of a project from purpose progresses to release planning, which can roughly be 3-to-6 months, and encompasses about 8-10 iterations. It's … Continue reading Proper Release Planning in a Project

How to get started with Twitter’s Fabric

My latest article on ProgrammableWeb, covering Twitter's new suite of mobile tools:Twitter used its first Flight Developer’s Conference in San Francisco in October to announce a new suite of utilities designed to deliver richer integration between Twitter and mobile apps, dubbed Fabric. Fabric is an aggregation of Twitter SDK updates and utilities from the recently acquired … Continue reading How to get started with Twitter’s Fabric

Get custom analytics, easily

In the startup-world, from conception to launch and acquisition, usually involves mass user acquisition, in order to increase brand value, and ultimately become a more attractive proposition for further investment, or even potential acquisition. Operating in such a competitive landscape, analytics has become a critical factor. Knowing and understanding app usage is crucial, understanding what features … Continue reading Get custom analytics, easily

How to integrate CloudKit into your App Today

OverviewWelcome to the second of a three-part series on iOS 8, where we will dive into the exciting world of CloudKit, after introducing you to HealthKit in our previous article.CloudKit is Apple’s attempt at providing an answer to Dropbox, Parse, and the other cloud-based solutions, decoupling the developer’s attention from having to deal with server-side application loginc, and … Continue reading How to integrate CloudKit into your App Today

What I Learned Negotiating With Steve Jobs

An interesting article I stumbled upon that provides a bit of an insight into negotiations.  Enjoy Heidi Roizen's piece in her dealings with Steve, below; (source: http://heidiroizen.tumblr.com/post/80368150370/what-i-learned-negotiating-with-steve-jobs)Fresh out of Stanford Business School, I started a software company, T/Maker, with my brother Peter. He was the software architect and I was, well, everything else. Our little … Continue reading What I Learned Negotiating With Steve Jobs