M. David Green, Mar 10
The Scrum Contract (Part 2)
In this exclusive excerpt from our book, Scrum: Novice to Ninja, we expand further into the importance of the Scrum Contract.
Paul Maplesden, Mar 10
How to Create Perfect Client Contracts Using Squarespace Forms
Paul Maplesden shows freelancers how to enhance their client contracts and automate their collection with Squarespace.
Akshay Sachdeva, Mar 09
10 of the Best Hosted eCommerce Platforms
We look at ten of the best hosted eCommerce platforms and tell you what you need to know to make a decision.
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Mar 08
Introducing Portfolio WordPress Theme – and the Design Decisions Behind it
Good design comes down to 3 or 4 fairly simple decisions at the beginning of a project – and then just carrying them through.
M. David Green, Mar 07
The Scrum Contract (Part 1)
Take a look at how web and mobile development teams work with the various features of scrum, in this excerpt from our book, Scrum: Novice to Ninja..
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Mar 06
How to Design and Sell Themes (with Success)
Designing and selling themes can be a lucrative business, but there are plenty of pitfalls. Dan's guide will help you avoid the big traps.
Zan Kavtaskin, Mar 02
We Simulated Waterfall, Kanban & Scrum. Which Works Best?
Zan Kavtaskin simulates Waterfall, Kanban, and Scrum project management methodologies, and looks at the impact of 'slack'.
Daniel Schwarz, Feb 28
40+ Free Productivity Dashboards and Templates
Check out these 40+ free templates for business, including for invoices, project management, marketing and more.
Andrew McDermott, Feb 28
How to Become a Better Developer by Coding Less
Andrew McDermott explains a system that helps developers overcome impostor syndrome and developer's block.
Ada Ivanoff, Feb 27
7 Scheduling Tips for Stressed Out Freelancers
Ada Ivanoff looks at seven ways freelancers can manage their schedule better to avoid stress, chaotic time management and burn-out.
M. David Green, Feb 22
Scrum Artifacts: Product Increment
At the end of each sprint, the completed features that were worked on should be added to the product for the sprint demo.
Tim Evko, Feb 21
REST, GraphQL, and Founding a Startup, with Michael Paris and Vince Ning
In this episode of the Versioning Show, Tim and David are joined by Michael Paris and Vince Ning, founders of Scaphold.io, a backend service for GraphQL.
M. David Green, Feb 20
Scrum Artifacts: Velocity and Burndown Charts
velocity is how a scrum team measures the amount of work they can complete in a typical sprint. By tracking the number of story points the team can
M. David Green, Feb 16
Scrum Artifacts: Definition of Done
Declaring a story to be done is a means of verifying that all of its critical aspects have been completed based on the way each team works.
Design & UX
John Barton, Feb 16
An Engineering Manager's Guide to Rebranding
Ever wondered how rebranding works? 99designs Engineering Manager John Barton conveys how to rebrand efficiently and correctly.
Design & UX
Jason Lengstorf, Feb 15
How to Overcome All Your Fears Without Being Brave
Why are we afraid of safe things, and cheerfully cavalier about things that are actually dangerous? Science (and Jason) has some useful suggestions.
Aaron Agius, Feb 14
10 Unexpected Ways to Get Recognized as Your Industry’s Authority
Aaron Agius looks at strategies entrepreneurs, developers and others can use to build influence and authority in their industries.
M. David Green, Feb 13
Scrum Artifacts: Scrum Board
There are electronic tools and services that are designed to help teams capture and manage stories as they move from one state to the next.
Design & UX
Ophelie Lechat, Feb 10
Giveaway: Get a New Logo from 99designs for Free
The best 99designs offer available: a free contest giveaway, and a free $99 upgrade on any logo or design contest.
M. David Green, Feb 09
Scrum Artifacts: Sprint Backlog
The sprint backlog is the set of developer stories that the team has committed to working on during the current sprint.
M. David Green, Feb 06
Scrum Artifacts: Product Backlog
Stories for the development team emerge from the product owner's product backlog.
Abhishek Talreja, Feb 03
How Processes Overcome These Small Business Productivity Hurdles
Businesses without good process management leave a lot of money on the table. Here's how you can boost your small business productivity.
Aleczander Gamboa, Feb 02
Meet the Top 3% Disrupting the Freelance Industry
Introducing Toptal - an elite talent agency that houses the top 3% of best software developers, UX/UI designers and finance experts the world has to offer.
M. David Green, Feb 02
Scrum Artifacts: Stories
One of the most basic artifacts of scrum for web and mobile work is the story that describes a feature to be worked on.