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The latest insights from the Gun.io team

Stop Trying To Measure Software Developers

By Julie Strickland
A good development team is not cheap (nor should it be!) ⎼ whether you’re a development shop, product company, or traditional company with a technology arm, building and maintaining a skilled development team will likely take a healthy portion of ...
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The power of SLAM applied to VR

By Guest: Paul Matthews
Simultaneous Localization And Mapping is possibly one of the biggest trends in technology right now, since AR and VR are rising to the top and every big tech company is trying to insert their products in the market. Let's try to break down what SLAM ...
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The Gun.io Partner Platform

By Teja Yenamandra
Today, we announced our acquisition of Centresource, a well-respected product development agency in Nashville. We have immense respect for the folks at Centresource, the work they’ve done for their clients, and their legacy of contribution to the ...
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Why Are We Still So Bad At Software Estimates?

By Julie Strickland
Let's face it, estimating the budget or timeline of a software development project is extremely difficult. Even as the industry on the whole continues to innovate at lightning speeds, accurate estimation remains the “white whale” of product ...
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How Jobs-to-be-done Can Guide Your Next Innovation Sprint

By Julie Strickland
Most business leaders you encounter will agree that innovation is key to their company’s overall health and future growth. According to a McKinsey Global Innovation Survey, a whopping 84% of executives surveyed agreed that innovation (defined as ...
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How to Hire DevOps

By Rich Jones
DevOps is the latest big trend in hiring. Everybody is talking about DevOps, and everybody wants them. So, what the hell are DevOps, why do you need them, where can you find and hire DevOps and what should you be looking for? This guide will ...
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Your Deployment Pipeline is Your Biggest #Fail

By Robert Carpenter
A well tuned software toolchain and deployment pipeline saves every developer on your team between two and three hours a week. On a team of 12 developers, that’s almost an entire man-week of time saved every week (36 hours). As a software developer, ...
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When are clients right?

By Teja Yenamandra
note: We originally posed his question to our community via email as part of our Dispatches series of content. The response was amazing, thoughtful and smart, so we decided to update this post with a few select replies. Read on! The middlebrow ...
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