Your Spaceship Is Actually A Boat - Band of Coders

Your Spaceship Is Actually A Boat

Our team spent some time last week reviewing our marketing and messaging. As it often does, the topic of process, and specifically, scope management came up. We were outlining a few examples of how our teams work with our clients on scope management and how we explain software development when Kristin jumped in to summarize her perspective. I’m paraphrasing here …

What is Your first Domino? - Band of Coders

What is Your first Domino?

When I was young, single digits young, I had one of those sweet domino sets. I’m not talking about a set of proper black and white dominos, oh no. I mean one of those play sets that contain not only multi-coloured dominos, but also ramps and other gadgets that allow you to build up an elaborate domino display and then …

How Band of Coders Is Building a Better Community - Band od Coders

How Band of Coders Is Building a Better Community

Being part of a movement in our community not only inspires us to spread positive energy that can uplift our environment, it also can equip us with the skill set to make a mark on this world. By being positive influencers in our own communities, we can become the change that we wish to see in the world. Community building …

We Changed Our Business Name, Should You? - Band of Coders

We Changed Our Business Name, Should You?

Do a search for “how to name your company”, seriously do it. Now try to follow the advice out there. No, try to follow just half the advice out there. From Namebots to hiring a pricey branding agency to engaging a psychic, is there one right way? I’d have to say “no.” I can’t give you a guaranteed formula for …

Creating Corporate Soul - Band of Coders

Creating Corporate Soul

I am a happy person. I am a team player, enthusiastic, and creative. I get along well with others and play nicely in the sandbox. So it came as a shock a few years ago to find myself completely miserable at work. On paper, the organization had all the ingredients of my dream job: start-up atmosphere, flexible work schedule, room …

Just in Time Delivery: The Story of Agile - Band of Coders

Just-In-Time Delivery: The Story of Agile

In a previous life, I used to work as an engineer. I used to monitor hundreds of American cars being built every day in automotive plants all over the good ‘ol US of A. These plants were huge. You could walk from one end of the plant to the other, and actually end up walking a couple of miles. Some …