By Tim Rocke, Marketing Manager at Logojoy
For the average North American, this phrase evokes thoughts of hyper-futuristic, human-like robots carrying out tasks to replace people in everyday society. But very few of us without technical degrees can explain what machine learning actually is. A Google search wont be of much use either; most of these results consist of highly-technical pieces discussing complex algorithms that many of us could not even begin to understand. And although it is true – machine learning does help technology replace some human effort – we will demystify what the term really means, and what this means for you as an entrepreneur.
As the VentureStorm team and I continue our journey, I believe many will benefit from reading what we’re going through every step of the way. I’d like to highlight some recent events that have happened, things we’ve learned, and how we’re continually adjusting course towards a sustainable and successful business. Continue reading
Beginning a startup is a tedious process, so bringing along the right team can help. Just make sure you are setting up payment structures that make sense for the entrepreneurs and the hired help.
There are many necessary steps that happen between finding a developer and when development begins. Among those steps are signing contracts to on-board a developer that defines the entire relationship between the two parties. Whether you are hiring an employee or a freelancer, it is important to consider the things below. Continue reading
It is important to do a technical screening prior to bringing a new developer onto one’s team. This can become a complex process, but I will break it down so that even non-technical people can perform a basic screening.
By the end of this blog, you should have a good handle on how to check and see if your next developer is legit. Continue reading
You have an idea and you are ready to bring on a developer. Nicely done. While you search for a ninja developer it’s a good idea to start creating a wireframe for developers so they can hit the ground running. Wireframing offers more than just making a developer’s job easier. Some things are just better expressed in pictures rather than words. Continue reading
The fact that you can sell your idea before you actually have a product is not taught in school. You will be surprised that people will actually pay you on the guarantee of a solution without seeing a finished product yet. Continue reading
The freelance and gig economies are upon us as more and more of our workforce choose to work as an individual rather than stick it out in their 9-5. When it comes to software development, hiring a freelancer can help cut costs, but there are times when it is beneficial and others when it can be a hindrance. We take a dive into hiring a minimum viable product freelancer. As a budding entrepreneur, it is important to understand who to hire, how to hire, and when to hire.