A fixed-price contract means that a client and an outsourcing company agree on the final budget, deadlines, and scope of a project in advance. Such a high level of predictability has created a popular misconception that this type of cooperation model is the most advantageous for the client side. Yet, it’s not quite true.
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Once you decide to outsource software development, choosing the right type of contract is the first challenge you’ll face as a client. Usually, outsourcing companies offer three main contracts: Fixed Price, Time and Materials, and Scope Based Model. Each of them has its pros and cons so there is no one-size-fits-all choice that would suit […]
The logistics industry had long been considered a “closed club” for established enterprises that have a lot of vehicles and storage facilities on their balance sheets. But the new technologies opened a door to this business sector for the new market players – ambitious logistics startups. They are confidently winning the market by creating innovative […]
The ongoing US-China trade war has recently got to its another peak of escalation. The tense relationships between two major players of the world trade arena became even more complicated after FedEx, one of the largest US transportation service providers, missed the delivery of a parcel to the US.
The number of apps in our smartphones has been continuously increasing. Naturally, the way we do our work and run the businesses has also been transformed by mobile technologies. No wonder that logistics, which is the industry on-the-go, has undergone more significant changes as compared to many other business areas. In this blog post, we’ll […]
It is hard to believe that by downloading a mobile application you can do something good for your health. Actually, you can. It is possible if this mobile app relates to healthcare industry. Nowadays, world has improved so much that we can have a video consultation from a qualified physician on health issues without leaving […]
In case you want to build your own online store, there are a lot of things you must pay attention to and there are lots of decisions to make. Certainly, one of the key solutions will be choosing an ecommerce platform that would be the most suitable and comfortable for you and your potential clients. […]
2016 year is coming to an end and it is pretty clear that we undergo the mobile technology era. According to Statista, the number of mobile phone users is predicted to reach 4.77 billion in 2017, while in 2016 there are 4.61 billion of them. Along with all this growth and wide-spreadness of mobile apps, […]
Traditionally, the word “design” was used to describe the visual aesthetics of the objects. However, the meaning of this word has evolved and it is not that limited anymore. Nowadays, design is not just about form or physical attributes; it’s about new method of thinking. This method refers to the development of products and services, […]
In the world of web development there are front-end frameworks, which enable creating useful and innovative websites and web applications much easier and faster. Such framework as Bootstrap is definitely one of the most prominent ones. It’s popular, well-known, and really helpful in creating beautiful and responsive web designs.
Trends exist not only in fashion. Web is a constantly evolving universe, which grows at a rapid race and sets its own trends. So what is going to be the most popular in web development in the nearest future? And which trends are going to prevail and gain the prominence? Let’s take a look at […]