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11 Boston Companies You Should Know about

Boston - the startup capital of the East Coast. Fueled by talents from Universities such as Harvard and MIT this city has huge potential when it comes to technology, biotechnology and healthcare industries. With nearly 700k inhabitants, Boston is home to roughly 2500 tech companies.

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7 Reasons Why Your Online Shop Needs Magento

Magento has stolen the hearts of thousands of e-commerce business owners across the globe. Customization and endless opportunities for growth are just a few reasons worth mentioning. But what exactly is it? Magento is an open-source platform, which allows programmers to create e-commerce websites tailored to customers' needs. Perfect examples of Magento users are companies such as Ford or Samsung.

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10 NYC Startups worth mentioning in 2021

When you think of the startup scene in the United States of America, you automatically assume Silicon Valley, right? That’s where all the buzz is. But what about the rest of the states, let alone the East Coast? I just want to pay your attention on New York City - a well growing region, especially when it comes to tech startups.

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Highest quality code in your SaaS project. Why should you care about it as a (non-technical) founder?

We are launching a SaaS report dedicated to the whole SaaS market. It is a useful pill of knowledge for the non-technical founders who are struggling with many challenges, especially the technological ones. Check out the report and make sure to eliminate common mistakes that can hurt your business.

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What are the TOP CTOs and CIOs challenges in 2021?

The new year always brings new goals and challenges that need to be met by engineering teams led by CIOs and CTOs. On top of that, last year was an extremely difficult time for many businesses and industries due to COVID-19 that has irreversibly changed the “game” rules. It has influenced many businesses and individuals in our tech world, but being an optimist by heart who always looks at the bright side of life, I truly hope that the worst is already behind us.

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CTO challenges – scale-up and growth of software products

The CTO’s duties are diverse, aren’t they? Primary, it is about being in charge of technological needs as well as research and development (R&D) of the organization. However, in some cases, the CTOs have to face some other extra demanding challenges. One of them is efficient management of scaling up of software products.

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The Codest’s rebranding process. How did we deliver a new brand following an MVP approach?

Some time ago, we boasted about the new opening for The Codest. We carried out an intensive rebranding process and presented it to the world a few days ago. It was a busy time, full of challenges and arduous work of our entire team. But we made it happen! Now we would like to share the details of the whole process with you.

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Why Poland is full of qualified Ruby on Rails developers?

We have no doubt that Poland is currently one of the most attractive markets in the world, where you can find qualified Ruby on Rails developers. Why is that? We answer for this question.

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How to successfully build a MVP product? Lessons learned from our software development perspective

An MVP (Minimum Viable Product) approach is a strategy for product development and implementation onto the market often chosen by startups (but not only them!). It is a cost-effective solution that allows you to save a portion of the budget, avoid making wrong decisions, and better adjust the product to market conditions and customers' preferences.

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A quick guide to building and developing your own marketplace. What is worth to know?

Thriving marketplaces are generally viewed as a global phenomenon. Economic indicators in this sector increase every year. Over 40% of global e-commerce sales are expected to take place in marketplaces by 2020. In addition, we observe a record turnover in the e-commerce industry every year. Not without reason, another world brands are fighting each other in market share.

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How does the e-commerce market change during the uncertain times?

The e-commerce industry is one of the few that coped quite well with the crisis associated with the outbreak of COVID-19. People around the world have started using massively the online stores, seeing them as safe, convenient and often cost-effective. There are many indications that the popularity of e-commerce solutions will become even more popular in the near future.

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How to start building your product from scratch?

Building a product from scratch is a big challenge. If you manage to develop a high-quality product tailored to the needs of your customers, it will definitely increase your chances of achieving your business goals. However, this is a very complex process with many threats. Let's look at the details and information to keep in mind.

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