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 …

Why You Should Care More About User Experience and Design - Band of Coders

Why You Should Care More About User Experience and Design

The hype behind the mobile app seems to have largely cooled. From the exciting days of “there’s an app for that” to the oversaturated market in which we now find ourselves, the trend of mobile development seems to have moved away from innovation addressing challenges to an industry that favors quantity to quality. The importance of user experience  and design …

10 STATS YOU MUST KNOW BEFORE BUILDING YOUR MOBILE APP

10 Stats You Must Know before Building Your Mobile App

So you think you have what it takes to make the next big app?. That’s great if so, but before you start about transforming your idea into reality, there are more than a few things you need to consider. Allow us to present 10 stats you must know before building your mobile app. These stats, and the accompanying commentary, will …

Band of Coders - COMMIT TO THE PROBLEM, NOT THE SOLUTION

Commit to the problem, not the solution

Human instinct is designed to govern us toward pleasure and away from pain. We are neurologically wired for survival, which means the direction of our decisions and behaviors depends on the answer to the question: “Will it bring more pleasure or cause less pain?” We choose which products, services, and experiences we need and want based on what makes us …