Your guide to software development: tips, insights, and success stories
Web app vs. mobile app development: which is better for your idea
If you’re looking to develop an app, one of the first decisions you’ll need to make is whether to go with a web app or a mobile app. Both have their strengths and weaknesses, and choosing the right one for your idea can make or break your project. In this article, we’ll take a business […]
Agile benefits: transparent software development
Agile software development methodologies have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their focus on collaboration, flexibility, and transparency. Among the various agile frameworks, Scrum stands out as the most effective tool for creating transparent software development processes. In this article, we’ll explore why agile and Scrum help to maintain transparency in software development […]
Tips for using UX UI design to build a software that users want to use
User experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design are crucial components of software development. They determine how easy and enjoyable it is for users to interact with a product, and ultimately, how successful that product will be in the marketplace. In this article, we will discuss the importance of UX and UI design from a […]
What is JAMstack and why you should use it for apps and web development
JAMstack is a real trend in modern web development architecture. Why? Reasons are various but the most important is that the JAMstack brings a great experience for a developer, and additionally allows for building user-friendly websites. What more could you want?
MVP software development. A guide on how to verify your idea with a Minimum Viable Product
Doing business is a risky thing. We all know that. And no matter what we do, risk cannot be taken out of business, so it’s better to manage it wisely. And this is a clue of MVP development: to manage the risk by building early-stage products aimed to test business ideas. This way you can […]
The Manifest Names Software Things as Krakow area Poland’s Best Reviewed Design Partner for 2022
Here at Software Things, technology and innovation run in our veins. Founded in 2018, our team has a proven track record of helping companies with whatever solutions they need — whether it’s software development, mobile app development, or web design, we have the expertise to deliver the highest quality services. We love celebrating our clients’ […]
Agile Software Development: guide for stakeholders
Learn about what will happen during the agile software development process when delivering projects with Scrum as an Agile framework. You, as a part of the team, will be needed to make all of that happen. However, the required level of your contribution will vary. This article will help you understand your role–when and why […]
Accessibility in digital products. Public institutions’ websites overview.
Accessibility in the digital world is still a battlefield. However, awareness is growing, which is a very positive tendency that hopefully will change the course of how digital products are built. At Software Things, admittedly, we are really into projects in which the accessible product is a part of the core requirements. Our experience allowed […]
How does agile reduce the risk of failure in software development projects?
They say no risk, no fun… While this saying may not be true in the area of software development projects, we must accept the fact that risk cannot be avoided. Therefore, it’s better to know the enemy and use the best weapon. It just so happens that the most effective way to manage risk is […]
How to make people love your mobile app. Blood donation app example.
The question of how you get people to like your app is the basic one to answer at all stages of building a mobile app. After all, it’s the users who decide about the success of the mobile apps. Thus, a user-centered concept should be a constant focal point of thinking about all digital products. […]
Why is it better to launch the basic product (MVP) than to improve it endlessly. Agile approach.
Read the article and learn how agile supports building digital products starting from basics and why it’s so important in software development. Where did the need for agile come from? The reasons vary, but one of them is to make the process of building digital products logical, and thus more efficient. Agile way of thinking, […]
Scrum vs Kanban. Short guide for business owners.
Delivering a successful software development project is a challenging task to complete. There is no doubt about it. „The percentage of projects that fail is fairly high—a whopping 70% of all projects fail to deliver what was promised to customers.” Source Therefore, the methods of how to get to the finish line of a project […]
What is agile and why is it best for software development
Agile (per dictionary definition „able to think quickly and clearly”) is as old as the word is, or should we rather say as the thinking human is. This article guides you through the definitions of agile and its image in everyday life, but most of all highlights how agile helps in software development to achieve the […]
Website for a cultural institution: case study
Cooperation with an institutional client from the cultural sector is something that we have done more than once. Read what we focus on to build an effective partnership, and how we link aesthetics and accessibility in one product. About the client Silesia Film is a cultural institution of the Silesian Voivodeship Government and one of […]
How to prioritize product backlog based on business value in agile
This article will be another story about the importance of business value in software development. Returning to the topic and observing it from a different angle is reasonable as the matter is wide and still very underrated. From our perspective, the business value subject is worth working through and sharing knowledge about its potential. It […]
Importance of UI/UX design in software development. Business guide.
The topic of how and if UI/UX design is important for a digital product to succeed is still a very popular query searching on Google. Even though the awareness of UI UX design significance is growing, the issue is still not fully understood. And that is a pity. For users but also for business. Ultimately, […]
Jamstack vs WordPress and other classic CMS
How to build a good website? One that is user-friendly but also wisely optimized for the website owner to create content. Is it enough to open WordPress and build a website to get the best result for everyone? Or maybe learning about new approaches is a must? Maybe there is something more and better to […]
How to reduce development cost of web application? The tips you must know.
Wise actions leading to reducing the web app cost are more than welcome. They can be your project’s crucial decisions. How come? Read the article, educate yourself and make it happen – do your best to reduce app development costs. Start your process wisely Having an idea you believe in is a start. That is […]
Web application dedicated to knowledge sharing in the pharmaceutical industry – PharmaWebinars case study
The project idea Servier is a pharmaceutical company we worked with on a digital product aimed to help in achieving one of the client’s major goals – supporting the medical industry in increasing their expertise. Servier helps to integrate the medical community and allows them to evolve their competencies through knowledge and experience sharing. This […]
All you need to know to estimate the web application development cost
The question about the web app development costs is popular but also the tough one. This is because the answer is not simple (as it depends on many factors), nor is it clear-cut. There may be many answers to this question, and they will all be good. The better approach to web application cost is […]
Time and material vs fixed-price: which is better for software development
When you enter the cooperation with a software development company, you can choose from numerous project management methodologies to deliver your digital product. The method you should decide on depends on your requirements and various needs (business, users). You can choose from Agile, standard waterfall or you can combine a few – the choice must […]
How to choose the right software development company and smoothly run the project
Finding a tech partner is not an easy thing to do. It takes time, research, and a lot of talking. However, if you find your perfect match, it can be a game-changer that will lead your product to success. That’s why we have prepared a set of tips that will help you find a technology partner. Be sure to this check out.
What is business value in agile and why is it crucial for product success
The goal of software development is to provide business value. It’s not about products’ delivery themselves but what value they bring. Moreover, our years of experience allowed us to see a strong correlation between delivering business value in a product and its success. Interested in more details? Let’s explore this topic further. Focus on value […]
Blood donation app that makes a difference
‘Bliscy Krewni’ app is a medical app for blood donors from the Silesian region in Poland. It is an app made for and with people, and that’s the basis of its success. Read about how we helped the client to achieve the business goal and make a significant social impact with the medical app.
Why transparency in software development partnership gives your product an edge
Transparency is a term used in many areas of life and generally means qualities related to trust, openness, and communication. The transparency function is to explain and understand why processes run a certain way. Transparency should be a broadly understood concept. Within technology projects, it can mean different things to different team members. Therefore, it […]
Event software development for the biggest job fairs in Poland | case study
We know that event planners on the market are not the best, especially for the recruitment industry. Therefore, our team was very excited about the plan of association with the biggest job portal in the country. How did we help our client with event management? How did we respond to the needs of the event […]
Software Things Named 2020 Top Web Developer in Poland
We were excited about gaining a Clutch award for being a 2020 top web development company in Poland. The real thrill we got from this recognition made us celebrate the hard work of ours and our clients. This award is the result of our mission to be a helpful technology partner and together with clients […]
How we shortened the software development time thanks to Form Carter – a simple library for customized contact form
Since 1971 when the first e-mail message was sent by Ray Tomlinson, this communication method is still the most popular form of contact between people. Therefore you can wonder why the e-mail address is not sufficient, and the contact form is perceived as an alternative option the website, web, and mobile app must-have. Reasons for […]