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If Your Team Hates Scrum Meetings, You’re Doing Them Wrong

Using Agile software development methodologies such as Scrum to manage projects can help ISVs deliver quality products on time. Scrum brings structure to Agile that appeals to many ISVs—it clearly defines roles and responsibilities,...

Hiring Software Developers: How Other ISVs are Beating You to the Punch

Last year, about 49,000 students graduated from U.S. colleges and universities with degrees in computer science. There were, however, more than 553,000 computing jobs open in the U.S. These statistics from The Conference Board...

3 Signs You’re Ready for New Project Management Software

Project management software gives ISV managers the tools they need to plan projects, set milestones, monitor progress, hit deadlines, track bug fixes, and stay on budget. A solution that’s a good fit for an...

4 Tips for Creating Real Engagement in a Virtual Workplace

Thanks to cloud computing and mobile technologies, the term "work," which used to denote a place of employment, is being redefined as an activity a person performs. One case in point is Amazon, which...

What Start-Ups Need to Know About ISV Accelerators, Incubators and Coworking Spaces

If you have an ISV start-up, you know first-hand how hard it can be to get a new business off the ground. ISV accelerators, incubators or other start-up support programs can help your ISV...

5 Can’t-Miss Tips for Building your Sales Channel

Most software companies that are interested in growing beyond "lifestyle business" status consider selling through the channel (e.g., VARs, integrators, MSPs, solution providers) at some point. If your business is thinking about selling through...

Why North American-focused ISVs Should Care About GDPR Compliance

The European Union will begin enforcing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on May 25, 2018, and businesses that process the personal data or monitor behavior of people within the EU are scrambling to...

Press Release Writing for Software Development Companies

Are you an ISV startup with a tight marketing budget looking for a simple way to generate some publicity? Learn how to write a press release. Press releases may seem a little passé in a...

Create Killer Case Studies In-House: A Developer’s Guide

There’s a lot you can say about the software and apps your business offers, but it is often more powerful when someone else says it. Including social proof on your website and in your...

5 Lead Generation Strategies for Software Startups

As a startup software developer, you have a lot on your plate. In fact, it wouldn’t be surprising if you are currently juggling the roles of a coder, manager, marketing, sales, and HR. With...

5 DevOps Mistakes that Can Crush ISV Startups

Industry experts will tell you the best way to evolve your startup ISV into an established ISV is with DevOps— and they’re probably right. DevOps, however, which has only been in the mainstream for...

Inbound Marketing for ISVs: Which Direction is Your Marketing Headed?

With limited time, resources, and—let’s face it—patience, for marketing, you want to get the most significant return you can for the effort you put in. Marketing, like any other aspect of your business, is...

6 Tips for Building a Winning Corporate Culture

As you think about all the things on your "to do" list to make your ISV company successful, where does "build a great corporate culture" rank? While this topic isn't as straightforward as many...
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SEO Tips for ISVs: The Right Way to Use SEO Keywords

If your ISV company is deploying inbound marketing techniques to attract leads to your website, you need to master SEO. Search engine optimization is optimizing content so that it appears when your target audience...

Where Are You on Your DevOps Journey?

The term DevOps has been around for nearly a decade, yet there’s still a lot of hype and confusion surrounding it. Since it’s such an important concept for software developers and ISVs, I wanted...

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