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How important is a strong leadership team in a software development project?

In today's fast-paced digital age, software development has become a crucial part of almost every business. Whether it's a mobile app, a web application, or enterprise software, software development projects require a strong leadership team to ensure their success. A software development project can last for months, even years, and during that time, a lot...

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The next 5 years of e-commerce in Africa

Over the next five years, the future of e-commerce in Africa is expected to experience significant growth. This growth is driven by a number of factors, including increasing internet penetration, smartphone adoption, and favorable government policies. The rise of mobile technology has played a key role in the growth of e-commerce in Africa, as it has...

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Using software to automate your business processes

Automation has become a buzzword in the business world, and for good reason. Automating business processes offers a wide range of benefits that can help companies to increase efficiency, improve customer satisfaction, and reduce costs. Here are some of the key advantages of automating your business processes:

Increased efficiency:

Automating repetitive and manual tasks can help to...

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Determining costs for software development

Often when sitting down with a client looking for software development the first questions they ask are “How much?” and “When can you get it to me?” Many clients don’t understand what goes into developing software, and why should they, when that is my job. But it does help to know the behind-the-scenes fundamentals of...

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Sprints and scrums and not a sportsperson in sight

I don’t think the extent of planning and organisation that occurs when developing software is actually understood. The entire process, even before the team begins working and most definitely during the process is an extensive and timeous process. Different companies use different processes of working. For Smudge, we believe in the agile...

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Agile methodology and software development

The building of software is a lengthy process that includes an extensive team of experts and a comprehensive plan of action. The extent of work behind the scenes is not always visible and although many believe that it is as simple as putting an idea together, typing in a few codes and the software is...

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Secure your site and your device from hackers

Hackers are real, and hacking is a real threat. If your computer and website are not protected by the latest security software and firewalls, chances are you could become a victim of a malicious hacker. It's time to secure your site from hackers. Limiting the chances of being hacked starts with knowing how hackers operate. They...

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