Brandon Cross Technologies Blog

Time for reflection

Posted by Justin Cross on Oct 12, 2020 9:51:49 AM

In March of this year, when the world went into lockdown everyone thought it would be a temporary measure, but now we are in October and the working restrictions do not seem to be coming to an end anytime in the near future.

This has therefore led to a time of reflection for many organisations, as temporary measures now have to be replaced with short- to medium-term permanent measures. Add to that the drawing to a close of many of the government financial incentives some difficult decisions are having to be made.

However, such reflection does not have to be a negative thing, as it offers an opportunity to ensure your business is running in as efficient a manner as it possibly can.

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Topics: FeaturedPost, Project Management

How to Effectively Communicate your Ideas to Software Developers

Posted by Justin Cross on Jul 27, 2020 2:45:43 PM

Software development outsourcing is an excellent option to access skills that you might not have available in-house. However, this resource is only effective if you are able to communicate clearly what it is you want the software to do.

Woolly, vague explanations will simply result in a piece of developed software that doesn’t reach your expectations. In situations like this, it can sometimes be difficult to tweak and alter the project and could result in a time-consuming and expensive rebuild.

So, how do you ensure your bespoke software is built to your specifications?

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Topics: Bespoke Business Software, Project Management

4 Project Management Tips To Improve Employee Efficiency

Posted by Justin Cross on Dec 12, 2019 2:38:00 PM

Project management can sometimes get sidelined, or seen as too expensive and time-consuming to be worthwhile. In fact, the truth is the opposite: it's neglecting project management that is costly. Effective project management keeps everyone singing from the same hymn sheet, brings together employees and clients, and unites a team under a vision for success. It leads to a lean, focused team that encourages efficiency and direction from all employees. Let's have a look at some specific tips:

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Topics: Task Management Software, Project Management