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At AgilityFeat we are more than just designers and coders. We are also thought leaders. Our team has spoken at numerous conferences around the US, Europe, and Latin America. We are leading the way when it comes to applying agile methodologies to nearshore software development in Latin America. Our blog is where we share those lessons with you, as well as news about what our team is up to.

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Pickasound turning heads

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A few months back we shared the inside scoop on building Pickasound, the social music collaboration platform founded by Toju Ometoruwa and Adam Koehler. Now, the world is taking notice. Recently, the application was featured in a piece titled R...

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Pickasound turning heads

A few months back we shared the inside scoop on building Pickasound, the social music collaboration platform founded by Toju Ometoruwa and Adam Koehler. Now, the world is taking notice. Recently, the application was featured in a piece titled “Pickasound Adorns the Rockstar in You” on the Technology and Startup Blog, Startup Dope. We’re proud to share the […]

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AgilityFeat client nPulse Technologies acquired...

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Last week had me beaming with pride when I got the news that former AgilityFeat client nPulse Technologies has been acquired by FireEye for $60 million. TechCrunch described what both companies do this way: FireEye helps companies detect intrusion...

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AgilityFeat client nPulse Technologies acquired for $60 million

Last week had me beaming with pride when I got the news that former AgilityFeat client nPulse Technologies has been acquired by FireEye for $60 million. TechCrunch described what both companies do this way: FireEye helps companies detect intrusions on a company network, while nPulse builds on this by providing a way to track the […]

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Six Things Entrepreneurs Should Do Before Openi...

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If you are an entrepreneur, you are likely one of the lucky people on this planet who jumps out of bed, passionately inspired to greet the day. After all, you’ve got to love what you do to generate the energy to run a business! However, if y...

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Six Things Entrepreneurs Should Do Before Opening Their E-mail in the Morning

If you are an entrepreneur, you are likely one of the lucky people on this planet who jumps out of bed, passionately inspired to greet the day. After all, you’ve got to love what you do to generate the energy to run a business! However, if you are opening your e-mail first thing in the […]

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Lean Startup Advice for Entrepreneurs

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Eric Ries recently posted an article on LinkedIn called  “Five Ways You May Be Failing Your Company (Or Making It Fail Itself)”. The takeaways were culled in-part from last year’s Lean Startup Conference. The article offers succinct, actionable ad...

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Lean Startup Advice for Entrepreneurs

Eric Ries recently posted an article on LinkedIn called  “Five Ways You May Be Failing Your Company (Or Making It Fail Itself)”. The takeaways were culled in-part from last year’s Lean Startup Conference. The article offers succinct, actionable advice for entrepreneurs as well as businesses of all sizes. The article also includes an exceptional video […]

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Lean Start-up, now what?

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Back in November we sat down with Tony Cappeart, COO and Co-Founder at Contactually to talk about how they are applying Lean Startup methodologies to build their business. We talked about how Lean Startup had guided their product design, market se...

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Lean Start-up, now what?

Back in November we sat down with Tony Cappeart, COO and Co-Founder at Contactually to talk about how they are applying Lean Startup methodologies to build their business. We talked about how Lean Startup had guided their product design, market segmenting and customer development. Contactually just announced the launch of version 2.0 of the product [...]

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Feb 28: News from the Startup Front

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How’s your year going? Ours has been crazy-busy. That means we haven’t blogged as much as we’d like over the last month, but nonetheless we’ve got some important and hard-learned lessons to share with you. We’ve just gone through a period of inten...

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Feb 28: News from the Startup Front

How’s your year going? Ours has been crazy-busy. That means we haven’t blogged as much as we’d like over the last month, but nonetheless we’ve got some important and hard-learned lessons to share with you. We’ve just gone through a period of intense deadlines and some long weekends at AgilityFeat, but we made it to [...]

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Jan 28: News from the Startup Front

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In our first “news from the startup front” of 2013, our code commandos have a lot of great stories to share with you – and more coming! We’ve done interviews with 3 great lean startups (Twilio, LaunchBit, and Change.org), so please join us while w...

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Jan 28: News from the Startup Front

In our first “news from the startup front” of 2013, our code commandos have a lot of great stories to share with you – and more coming! We’ve done interviews with 3 great lean startups (Twilio, LaunchBit, and Change.org), so please join us while we learn from their experiences in these blog posts. We’ve also [...]

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Dec 18: News from the Startup Front

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Wow, this year has flown by! In our final “news from the startup front” of 2012, our code commandos have been thinking a lot lately about Lean Startups, nearshoring, and our upcoming workshop in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.  There’s lots of good stuff c...

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Dec 18: News from the Startup Front

Wow, this year has flown by! In our final “news from the startup front” of 2012, our code commandos have been thinking a lot lately about Lean Startups, nearshoring, and our upcoming workshop in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.  There’s lots of good stuff coming up here, so read on! Patrick Vlaskovits joins AgilityFeat for a Customer [...]

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Things I learned in the morning at The Lean Sta...

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Yesterday, I went to The Lean Startup Conference in San Francisco. It was a full day of incredible presentations, fireside chats (without the fires), sharing of lessons learned and of course networking. This was my first Lean Startup conference an...

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Things I learned in the morning at The Lean Startup Conference (part 1)

Yesterday, I went to The Lean Startup Conference in San Francisco. It was a full day of incredible presentations, fireside chats (without the fires), sharing of lessons learned and of course networking. This was my first Lean Startup conference and I was blown away by the diversity of ways Lean thinking is impacting the world [...]

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Nov 7: News from the Startup Front

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In this week’s “news from the startup front”, here’s what our team of code commandos is reading, writing and watching: Ford Englander joins AgilityFeat as VP of Business Development Join us for an small group chat with Patrick Vlaskovits, author o...

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Nov 7: News from the Startup Front

In this week’s “news from the startup front”, here’s what our team of code commandos is reading, writing and watching: Ford Englander joins AgilityFeat as VP of Business Development Join us for an small group chat with Patrick Vlaskovits, author of The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Customer Development! How Contactually is applying Lean Startup Methodologies to [...]

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Oct 26: News from the Startup Front

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In this week’s “news from the startup front”, here’s what our team of code commandos is reading, writing and watching: DareToBeLean Super Early Bird pricing ends October 31st! Join Patrick Vlaskovits for a free Customer Development webinar Nov 15t...

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Oct 26: News from the Startup Front

In this week’s “news from the startup front”, here’s what our team of code commandos is reading, writing and watching: DareToBeLean Super Early Bird pricing ends October 31st! Join Patrick Vlaskovits for a free Customer Development webinar Nov 15th Lederhosen and Lean Startups AgilityFeat presenting “Just Deploy It” at Ignite Lean Startup Conf in San [...]

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Oct 10: News from the Startup Front

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In this week’s “news from the startup front”, here’s what our team of code commandos is reading, writing and watching: Patrick Vlaskovits, “The Lean Entrepreneur” to kick-off DareToBeLean AgilityFeat joins C3 working space in Cambridge MA Tour of ...

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Oct 10: News from the Startup Front

In this week’s “news from the startup front”, here’s what our team of code commandos is reading, writing and watching: Patrick Vlaskovits, “The Lean Entrepreneur” to kick-off DareToBeLean AgilityFeat joins C3 working space in Cambridge MA Tour of AgilityFeat’s Wishlisting.org project 4 more tips to Nearshore Agile Development Betas, Big Bang Theories, and Startups LeanStartup [...]

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Sept 26: News from the Startup Front

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In this week’s “news from the startup front”, here’s what our team of code commandos is reading, writing and watching: Save the date for DareToBeLean Jan 9-11 2013! Resort Survey for DareToBeLean Report from MoDevTablet in Washington DC The emotio...

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Sept 26: News from the Startup Front

In this week’s “news from the startup front”, here’s what our team of code commandos is reading, writing and watching: Save the date for DareToBeLean Jan 9-11 2013! Resort Survey for DareToBeLean Report from MoDevTablet in Washington DC The emotional trough of startups How thinking low-tech can jump start a project Why Too Many Startups [...]

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Sept 12: News from the Startup Front

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This is the first in a regular new series rounding up different blogs and articles that our team of Costa Rican Code Commandos found interesting. This “news from the startup front” will focus on agile development, startups, and anything else relat...

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Sept 12: News from the Startup Front

This is the first in a regular new series rounding up different blogs and articles that our team of Costa Rican Code Commandos found interesting. This “news from the startup front” will focus on agile development, startups, and anything else related to our team. The Chilean government has selected a new batch of startups for [...]

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