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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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3 IoT Takeaways from SXSW for Entrepreneurs

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Last week, thousands of techies descended on Austin, Texas for SXSW Interactive. As one might expect, the Internet of Things or IoT was a hotter topic than where to get the best barbeque (here’s my recommendation by the way). The interest in...

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3 IoT Takeaways from SXSW for Entrepreneurs

Last week, thousands of techies descended on Austin, Texas for SXSW Interactive. As one might expect, the Internet of Things or IoT was a hotter topic than where to get the best barbeque (here’s my recommendation by the way). The interest in the space was palpable as many sessions required sweet-talking and position jockeying just to get into and there […]

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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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Pickasound- Using WebRTC to Build a Music Colla...

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In early 2014, we were approached by an entrepreneur who wanted to build a new type of music collaboration application. The application would allow musicians to exchange ideas and build songs together via the web without any type of download requi...

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Pickasound- Using WebRTC to Build a Music Collaboration Application

In early 2014, we were approached by an entrepreneur who wanted to build a new type of music collaboration application. The application would allow musicians to exchange ideas and build songs together via the web without any type of download required. We’re excited to announce the private beta and share Pickasound with the world. The application uses […]

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3 tips for Onboarding Remote Hires

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Building a great remote team has enormous benefits. By expanding one’s talent pool beyond your local area you can dramatically increase your chances for finding people who possess the unique set of skills and talents for your team. As a product de...

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3 tips for Onboarding Remote Hires

Building a great remote team has enormous benefits. By expanding one’s talent pool beyond your local area you can dramatically increase your chances for finding people who possess the unique set of skills and talents for your team. As a product development team based throughout the Americas (that’s North, Central and South by the way), […]

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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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Thoughts on Finding a Technical Co-Founder

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What do you do when have an idea for a web-based business but don’t know how to get started? Do you need to learn to go unicorn hunting, I mean, go find a technical co-founder? Finding a technical co-founder has become part of the start-up vernacu...

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Thoughts on Finding a Technical Co-Founder

What do you do when have an idea for a web-based business but don’t know how to get started? Do you need to learn to go unicorn hunting, I mean, go find a technical co-founder? Finding a technical co-founder has become part of the start-up vernacular in recent years as events like co-founder dating have […]

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Inside the creation of the Tougher.Me MVP

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For the past two months I’ve had the pleasure of working with incredible Steph Hay on the development of her application, Tougher.Me. Tougher.Me is Steph’s first web product and we asked her to share some of her experiences talking to ...

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Inside the creation of the Tougher.Me MVP

For the past two months I’ve had the pleasure of working with incredible Steph Hay on the development of her application, Tougher.Me. Tougher.Me is Steph’s first web product and we asked her to share some of her experiences talking to customers and creating Tougher.me. Here’s what she had to say; What is Tougher.me? Strength and […]

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Why You Care About Responsive Design

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Responsive design has been around since 2012. Last year, it was a hot topic and most entrepreneurs and technology leaders have heard about responsive design.  However, there are still many new businesses that are building new products and applicat...

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Why You Care About Responsive Design

Responsive design has been around since 2012. Last year, it was a hot topic and most entrepreneurs and technology leaders have heard about responsive design.  However, there are still many new businesses that are building new products and applications customized to the PC or native application experience. If you are responsible for existing products or […]

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Top Posts from 2013

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2014 is only 9 days old and before we get too far into the new year, we wanted to take a look back at our top posts from 2013. We covered a great deal of ground last year on our blog, including our experiences developing products via distributed a...

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Top Posts from 2013

2014 is only 9 days old and before we get too far into the new year, we wanted to take a look back at our top posts from 2013. We covered a great deal of ground last year on our blog, including our experiences developing products via distributed agile, Ruby on Rails, our perspectives on […]

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4 Steps to Take Before Talking to a Development...

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Entrepreneurs are everywhere. The development of the internet has made creating and selling a product or service more accessible to more people than ever before. New technologies are dropping development costs while marketing and distribution cost...

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4 Steps to Take Before Talking to a Development Partner

Entrepreneurs are everywhere. The development of the internet has made creating and selling a product or service more accessible to more people than ever before. New technologies are dropping development costs while marketing and distribution costs are also decreasing. While some record executives might tell you that this is a bad thing, the rest of […]

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Four Books for Every Entreprenuer’s Holiday List

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Tis the season to deck the halls, drink egg nog and spend some time under the mistletoe. And while Santa is busy making his lists and checking them twice, I thought I’d share some of my favorite books for entrepreneurs that might be good add...

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Four Books for Every Entreprenuer’s Holiday List

Tis the season to deck the halls, drink egg nog and spend some time under the mistletoe. And while Santa is busy making his lists and checking them twice, I thought I’d share some of my favorite books for entrepreneurs that might be good additions to your holiday wish list. Ho ho here goes; 1. […]

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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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Kenny Rogers and Customer Development

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You got to know when to hold em.. We’re believers in Lean Startup here at AgilityFeat. In addition to our boutique UX/ Design and Software Development Services, we’re working on a few business ideas to scratch our collective entrepreneurial itches...

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Kenny Rogers and Customer Development

You got to know when to hold em.. We’re believers in Lean Startup here at AgilityFeat. In addition to our boutique UX/ Design and Software Development Services, we’re working on a few business ideas to scratch our collective entrepreneurial itches. One of those business ideas was called 5th Caller (RIP) and last week, we decided [...]

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