Vertical SaaS vs Horizontal SaaS: Is One Better?

Vertical SaaS vs Horizontal SaaS: Is One Better?

The IT industry is notorious for buzzwords that come and go. In recent years we’ve seen hype surround blockchain, NFTs, and the metaverse – just to mention a few – but the latest buzz is around SaaS (Software as a Service), a subscription-based model that has existed for the last two decades but that since […]

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Tips to Answer Project Management Interview Questions

In our previous article, we provided tips on landing your first project management job. Now that you’ve got the interview scheduled, it’s time to prepare for those critical project management interview questions. Read on for tips that will help you demonstrate your skills and stand out from other candidates. With the right preparation, you’ll be […]

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Landing Your First Project Management Job

Many aspiring project managers ask me on X / Twitter: how do I break into the field and land my first project management job? It’s a competitive industry, but with the right strategy, it’s possible to achieve this easily. In this article, I’ll provide insider tips on how to position yourself as an attractive candidate […]

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Is Serverless Truly Dead?

Serverless architecture has been a hot topic in recent years, but some are asking if its popularity has peaked. This article explains what exactly serverless computing entails and its main challenges, explores the origins of the “serverless is dead” discussion, and analyzes whether serverless still has a promising future. By the end, you’ll have a […]

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Watermelon Metrics: Green on the Outside, Red on the Inside

Not only in project management, green is generally associated to progress while red flags problems. The so-called watermelon metrics appear “green” on the surface, seemingly indicating success. But when sliced open, the inside proves “red” – full of issues. Understanding and avoiding watermelon metrics is essential for leaders pursuing actual improvement, not mirages. This article […]

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A Guide to Document Version Control

Document version control is a critical aspect of project management. While it presents similarities with the topic of version control in the context of software engineering, this article focuses solely on tracking changes in documents, so please refer to our other article if you are interested in resolving conflicts and merging code. Effective document version […]

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Product Backlog vs Sprint Backlog: Learn the Differences

I was browsing my LinkedIn feed today when I stumbled upon a poll with a very simple question: “Who owns the Sprint Backlog?”. Surprisingly, even though the poll was posted on one of the largest Agile groups on LinkedIn (with over 250,000 members), it turned out that more than half of the respondents got the […]

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Top-Down vs Bottom-Up Estimating

Top-down and bottom-up are two of the most popular approaches used to estimate project costs. While top-down uses historical data to estimate total cost, bottom-up estimating builds up cost from individual tasks. Both have pros and cons. This article explains these two estimating methods so you can determine which fits your needs and resources. You’ll […]

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Software Engineering with Version Control

Version control systems are essential tools for any software engineering team. Version control, also known as source control, allows developers to track changes to source code, documents, web pages, and other collection of information stored in a repository. Using a source control system brings many advantages over relying solely on backups and file naming conventions […]

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Earned Value Management: a Framework for Success

Earned Value Management (EVM) is a project management technique that measures project performance and progress. It compares the amount of work completed and its cost to the amount of work expected to be completed and budgeted cost. This article will explain EVM methodology in depth, providing a valuable framework for assessing project status and predicting […]

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