Agile Development

4mation Technologies follow agile principles throughout the cycle of web development, web design and project management. Read on to get some insights on how we do things the agile way, along with some tips for applying agile principles yourself.

3 Failed Agile Projects And Where They Went Wrong

By Agile Development, Mobile Development, Project Planning and Management, Technology, Web Development October 8, 2019

Think using Agile development is a surefire way to ensure project success? It’s not that simple. Agile is the software development design methodology that allows developers to do work in small increments (Sprints), and produce client deliverable in a way that allows the project to continue and evolve through an ongoing feedback loop. 
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5 Reasons Why UX Design is Important For Your Business - 4mation Technologies

5 Reasons Why UX Design is Important For Your Business

By Agile Development, Web Design, Web Development September 10, 2019

Chances are, most professionals will be familiar with the term UX, or user experience. The concept is widespread and with good reason — every dollar invested in UX brings $100 in return. Now those are results that most businesses should be looking to enjoy. 
UX has been around since Apple coined the term in

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Accelerating Digital Transformation Through DevOps

Accelerate Digital Transformation Through DevOps

By Agile Development, Technology August 23, 2019

Digital Transformation (DX) has been a hot topic in recent years and with good reason. This is because, today, almost every company is a software company. 
While this might come as a surprise to some, it shouldn’t. If you take a look around, you’ll notice that businesses across industries are all going digital to

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IT staff augmentation

Bridging the skills gap in your organisation

By Agile Development July 22, 2019

Flexibility is the only way to stay competitive in a disruptive industry. Team augmentation offers an efficient and responsive solution for companies to stay ahead of the game.
Achieving product-market fit rapidly is essential for companies to survive. The pace of changing technology today is disruptive; its very nature provides market gaps and opportunities

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Agile Maturity: Reflecting on our Maturity Journey

By Agile Development February 2, 2018

Being an agile company is a lot about the journey, or ‘path to agility’, and the beginning of a new year is the perfect time to reflect on 4mation Technologies’ progress in terms of Agile Maturity.
Let’s have a look at what 4mation has achieved in the last few months, where we are

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How to Fund Your Startup Faster by Prototyping Your Idea

By Agile Development January 25, 2018

So you think you’ve discovered the next Uber or AirBnB and now you have to build it.
In today’s market, a great idea is not enough. How can you be sure your concept works and people will pay for it? As 75% of venture-backed startups fail, you need to do your research. You need

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Stop Wasting Time and Start Agile Prototyping

By Agile Development November 7, 2017

Prototyping is essential in successfully blending Agile Methodologies into the enterprise software development lifecycle, saving your project time and money in the long run.

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Agile Sprint Goals : Single vs Multiple Goal Ownership

By Agile Development January 27, 2017

Far too often retrospectives become a chore that agile teams feel obliged to do. Sometimes, they’ll forget its core objective of being an open forum for the team discuss both triumphs and failures in order to improve processes and efficiency.

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Agile Gamification: Gamify your Sprints with Sprint Leagues

By Agile Development January 23, 2017

Gamification – and agile gamification in particular – is a real buzzword in the tech world at the moment. But with good reason, games make things more fun.

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The 3 Stages of Agile Teams – Which Agile Stage Is Your Team At?

By Agile Development June 2, 2016

All agile teams aren’t created equal. Some miss deadlines and focus purely on their own survival, while others achieve amazing things, are self-sufficient and continuously improving their processes and capabilities. What’s the difference between these teams? And how can you evolve your team to hit these targets?

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