Why should the Startup Program matter to you as an entrepreneur exploring a new technology idea? Why would you even need it if you feel like you are very clear on what you need to build?Read More
In this episode, we explore our views and experiences as and with women in tech in an effort to understand our own views and offer advice to those who might be struggling to find their place in the field.Read More
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.Read More
In tech, you will many times hear the phrase "Fail fast. Fail often."
WHAT?? I don't WANT to FAIL, I want to succeed!!Read More
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!Read More
If you're like most entrepreneurs with a great technology idea, you'll be tempted to skip all the planning and validation stuff and jump straight into building your product.
RESIST THE URGE.Read More
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.Read More
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?Read More
There's this misconception that you need to spend a lot of money on software before you put your idea out there. We say, "Oh, nay NAY!"
Build as little as possible to demonstrate your idea first... And then do a LOT of customer validation interviews to hone in on the core concept. You'll find out whether you're solving your users' problem or not very quickly and you won't spend tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars and years of time on something that doesn't quite hit the mark.
Keep It Simple, Sillypants!Read More