Video Podcast: Does it really need to scale?

Raika Technologies is proud to present this episode of The Raika Show, where we are discussing when (and whether) you should think about scaling your software project. It's our personal public service announcement, just for all you developers out there.

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The Tech Therapy Couch: Let's put the "M" back in MVP!

Acronyms are amazing little creatures with the power to communicate complex ideas quickly and simply. That is, of course, if you actually know what the acronym means.

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The Startup Therapy Couch: What's the TRUE Startup Unicorn?

I'm sure you've read the same types of stories I have: Startup ABC raises hundreds of millions in venture capital and is called a "unicorn", successful beyond the wildest dreams of the original founders. And in order to be called successful, these unicorns must have profit, right?

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The Startup Therapy Couch: Entrepreneur is to Startup as {__} is to Football

In honor of the SATs and ACTs that are being taken this summer by terrified and overwhelmed high school seniors everywhere, I give you an analogy to help you understand your real role as the entrepreneur and ideator in your startup.

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Video Podcast: How do I monetize my web or app project?

Raika Technologies and GotAnAppIdea are proud to present this episode of Incubate This!, in podcast partnership with The Raika Show.

Everyone like money. Duckets. Moolah. Do-re-mi. So how do you turn your web or mobile app project and monetize to rake in the coinage? This week we are exploring the various monetization options, discussing pros, cons and our opinions. Cha-ching!

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Video Podcast: Anti-patterns in Web and Mobile Design

Raika Technologies is proud to present this episode of The Raika Show, where we are looking at anti-patterns that prevail in web and mobile app design.

Anti-patterns refer to mechanisms or design elements that are designed to increase engagement and user experience, but mostly end up detracting and creating frustrating interactions. We talk about the what and posit the why.

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The Tech Therapy Couch: Because you know, it’s all about the team, ’bout the team.

Often in pitches or investor presentations, I’m hearing about the awards people have won for their idea, or they are talking only about their vision.

As I’ve said before, execution is everything. And only people can execute! Your team, your people, they are THE absolute most important part of your idea or your business. Without them, you’d be nowhere having your grand vision on your own.

Honor your people, and don’t skip talking about them when you talk about your startup.

No treble.

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Podcast: Why is Agile never agile?

Raika Technologies is proud to present this episode of The Raika Show, where we are exploring the iterative software methodology known as Agile.

Agile is designed to adapt to change extremely well. So why is it that teams never seem to be able to do just that, even when implementing Agile? Why is Agile never agile?

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