Question: How can you make an incredibly dangerous, misguided and high-risk bet with a single sentence? Answer: “I have an idea for an app, and I’d like you to build it for me.” I’ve heard this opener more than a few times at MojoTech, and it always surprises me a bit. You want to spend $50,000 or…

In startup circles, people love to talk about the “MVP,” or minimum viable product. That’s because starting by building an MVP, as opposed to building a fully-featured product, gives you a lot of advantages: It’s cheaper. You get a product to market faster. It lets you take an iterative approach to development, testing your product with real users…

If you’re looking to hire a designer for your software product, a word of advice: do not relegate them to a secondary role. I’ve worked with clients in design only engagements and in engineering only engagements where design was very separated from engineering and product management. I’ve seen firsthand how easy it is to depress the value…

Software engineering is a craft like any other, one that requires maintaining a sharp set of tools at all times. While software engineers may not work with saws and chisels, they do work consistently with their minds and thought patterns. In an effort to aid our engineers in maintaining a sharp toolset, here at MojoTech we have routine “code challenge”…

One thing is for certain and that is the extraordinary range of expertise our engineers bring to the table. But what is truly impressive is how this often extends outside the workplace as well. We chatted with the latest crop of Mojo Engineers, who prove to be no exception to the rule. Heading up our Boulder team, Adam Steel is…

When you’re trying to pick an agency to develop your product, there are a few tells that, to me, signal loud and clear that a particular agency is not going to help you win. One of those tells, and perhaps the most worrying, is an agency which insists on delivering your project via “the big reveal.” The big reveal…

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