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Do support sites like Stack Overflow upset the paid-support open source model?

In order to stay relevant in the marketplace, I'm researching new business models for my software company. The open source model with paid support seems like a good fit for our product, but I have ...
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What should happen at the start of a software project startup?

A quick introduction My college semesters include a 8 week project working for an actual company with a software need in order to get some much needed practical experience. I have just started such a ...
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Resources for bidding on projects successfully? [closed]

What are successful guidelines for bidding on programming projects on sites like guru.com? How do you write a bid that is likely to be accepted? Are there any examples of great bids? How do you ...
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What programming languages and skills are required in addition when building freelance platform with python?

I have a question about compatibility and co-integration of programming languages, databases, frameworks, libraries, different API and more (together referred as “items”). I have added a list of ...
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How can I change sloppy company culture?

Sometimes when I have a problem that needs to be solved, I find that the easiest way to solve it is by writing a small program as a personal tool. I don't make it super usable or super robust, as I am ...
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How to tackle complex business rule and logic?

I have a domain expert to work with, but he would throws a lot of details to me verbally. The business logics are complex, business rules change often, the business process is long and multi-ending / ...
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What is Business Process Management software?

I'm in a position to write something along the lines of business process management (BPM) software for a small to mid-sized company, but I have no clue about the design goals, and patterns I can adapt ...
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How are you handling browser compatibility in the new “rapid release” world?

With the new world of rapid browser releases I am trying to figure out how to define & implement our browser compatibility process. Previously we would always support the latest major version of ...
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Choosing a process modeling notation

It is questionable whether this question really belongs here, but, in any case, it does not fit in Stack Overflow or any other Stack Exchange site. So here I go. The purpose My current pet project ...
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Which is more valuable in product development: an action-oriented or visionary bent?

As a software development professional in a fairly conservative large-firm, I always had a much more action-oriented bent, as my job was fairly stable and all that mattered was doing as I was told and ...
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Is there a canonical resource on ERP?

For a while I've been wanting to learn ERP. What I would like to do is set up a system, and then practice running a business doing things like generating invoices, raising purchase orders, producing ...
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Is there a process-oriented IDE?

My problem is simple : when I'm programming in an OO paradigm, I'm often having part of a main business process divided in many classes. Which means, if I want to examine the whole functional chain ...
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Releasing software/Using Continuous Integration - What do most companies seem to use?

I've set up our continuous integration system, and it has been working for about a year now. We have finally reached a point where we want to do releases using the same. Before our CI system, the ...