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The term ‘agile’ is a bit of a buzzword these days, something for companies to claim to be, but the majority of those ‘Agile’ companies have adopted practices from elsewhere and hoped that this transforms their company into delivering work faster.

Being agile isn’t about adhering to some form of…


Guide to launching a YouTube channel for your business

YouTube is the most visited website after Google. And, it’s the prime destination for video content. The platform has an estimated 2 billion users every month, and most of these users are highly engaged, watching around 1 billion hours worth of content per day.

Whatever type of marketing material you…


Productivity can be the downfall of many entrepreneurs. Your mind may be bursting with ideas, but you may not know how to effectively manage your time. Also, you may not know how to structure your work and maximize the time you have.

This is natural. Luckily, it is also something…


Testing is an important part of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and many teams strive to include testing into the way they build their products.

The implementation of testing can range from a completely manual process carried out after development, to developers writing automated checks as part of writing…


The move towards agile is often kick started in engineering teams with an intention of improving the development process but if this process works in a silo then it’s doomed to fail.

It won’t take too long for the engineering team to improve the processes in their direct control and…


Building services, websites and apps from scratch can be a long process with potential duplication of effort needed to implement business and display logic across different back-end and front-end platforms.

It’s more important now than it’s ever been to ensure that businesses have the flexibility to adjust their offerings to…


Working in a software team is easy — The business gives you a specification on what to build, the developers build it, the testers test it and then you deploy it somewhere for people to use it.

But what happens when those individuals don’t work in sync and the team…


In the early days of software development there was the Specification, a document of what needed to be built with detailed instructions of exactly how the system should function and it was good.

Then as computers started to be used more widely it turned out that specification documents were too…


When you’re learning to be a developer the examples you learn from and the projects you work on are made from scratch (called a greenfield project) and it’s most likely you’ll be the only person working on the code too.

It’s a harsh reality when you enter the IT industry…


Our top 5 free web apps

At Averment there are some application we use daily and could not live without! All of these tools are free to use for small businesses.

1. Slack

url: https://slack.com/intl/en-gb

Slack is a team communication tool which has only been around for six years (started August 2016). …

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