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March 24, 2017

How to turn an idea into a startup specification

A startup I’m currently working with has a very deep understanding of their market, with a clear view on how they can innovate and enhance their […]
March 10, 2017

What is lean startup methodology in practice

Last year, we started a project called My CTO Friend: a virtual technical advisor for startups. From the start, we knew that we wanted to create […]
March 3, 2017

Write an effective project report

Driving and managing a project is all a matter of having control over what people do and how much is allocated to complete it. What I’ll […]
February 24, 2017

Automated deployment in a startup

When we develop a software (a mobile app or a Web service), we need to manage versions. First, we create the first development version which can […]
February 17, 2017

Finding a CTO or a developer: Key ideas

One of the questions startup founders often ask me is if I would be interested in joining their project as a CTO. That, or if I […]
February 6, 2017

How we produce live video recording at myCTOfriend

In 2016, I gave myself this huge challenge: start an online platform to provide CTO advice to startups that cannot afford my services. This is how […]
September 2, 2016

Simple tricks to reach your startup goals

In a startup environment, as in every other company or organization, communication is key. Everyone must be able to understand each other, from founders being able […]
June 3, 2016

Build a great customer experience and make them happy

The aim of this post is to show you how some small techy tricks can help you or your company automatize simple things such as contact management and email follow-up. By using the right words, it is possible to attract people into your funnel and make them happy whether or not they buy your services.
April 29, 2016

What makes startup servers crash and how to prevent it?

  The only goal for a startup is to grow as fast as possible. In that context, the most difficult part is, as always, generating the […]
April 15, 2016

How going serverless changed the way we work and develop software

  Today, I’d like to share kind of a new concept. Usually when we are about to create new a website, online service or mobile app […]
April 1, 2016

Need a mobile app for your startup? Read this first

Today more than 40% of the web traffic comes from mobile devices. Are you thinking about creating a mobile application for you own business? There are […]
March 18, 2016

How software developers should manage their development process

Growing startups often need to expand from one single developer to their first development team. What work for a single developer might not work for the […]
March 4, 2016

Define the process for your growing startup team

How to properly set up a project and what tools to use are the most common things that my client often ask me. Their project might […]
February 5, 2016

Start a project with a brand new startup team

When we are starting a project, we often need to deal with several people that don’t know each other yet. Based on each person’s experience, each […]
January 22, 2016

Define your product roadmap in early stage startup

How to define a product roadmap? When we talk about building or growing a startup, the backbone of the project is as always the product roadmap. […]
November 23, 2015

Onboarding process to make your new developer happy

Startups like other companies will at some point have employee turnover. When this happens among your development team you will need to invest the time to […]