Software companies we admire: Markable

This is the first of a blog series on companies implementing new and creative uses of software applications and mobile apps. Often this includes using machine learning and predictive analytics, both of which will become more and more an intimate part of the software development process. I know one of the developers at Markable. He’s […]

October 02, 2015

Dave Kruse


Innovation and Offshoring

One of the main reasons we started Augment is to help small and medium sized companies better compete with larger companies who have larger funds for software development and app development (Android and iOS). Innovation is a major part of this ability to compete. What in the world do innovation and offshoring have to do […]

September 22, 2015

Dave Kruse


A Review of an Offshore Paper

Experts Show Us How To Create Successful Offshore Software Development Projects

There is always a lot of concern with offshoring software development. This blog post will address issues and recommendations from a paper on offshoring custom software development projects. We don’t want to bore you by reviewing a paper but we are always looking for advice to improve the offshoring experience. The authors give some of […]

August 19, 2015

Dave Kruse


How To Make Sure Your Offshore Development Team Is Secure

Software development is becoming an increasingly geographical distributed process, especially here in the US. No more do we have the entire development staff working under one roof or even geographical location. Cost cutting, work from home options and business travel have contributed to the workforce being more globally distributed. From a network security and risks […]

July 27, 2015

Dave Kruse


Our Commentary on The Atlantic’s Article on the Pitfalls of Offshoring Software Development

In an earlier post we mentioned this article from The Atlantic that warns of the many pitfalls of offshoring software development. Behind the ‘Bad Indian Coder’ Although Augment’s focus is to help companies successfully offshore software development, we do agree with virtually every point in this article. The key to a successful offshoring experience is […]

July 15, 2015

Dave Kruse



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