Category Archive: Guides

  1. The “triple threat” part three: Documentation

    We’re looking at what we at Foxsoft call the “triple threat” to mission-critical and other software and apps.

  2. The “triple threat” part two: Technical Debt

    Remember our client with the mission-critical software which has failed. Here we’re looking at the second of these.

  3. The “triple threat” part one: Maintenance

    “We’ve not made any changes, but it stopped working”.

  4. Product Roadmaps part two: Living in the fourth dimension

    Last time, we talked about product roadmaps, what they do and how they help you. We finished with an interesting analogy about apples. 

  5. Introducing the Product Roadmap

    What is a product roadmap and why do you need one? What does the product roadmap do and how do you create it?

  6. Living Documentation

    What is Living Documentation? How do I make sure I handle documentation correctly?

  7. Why we split user stories

    Before we can start talking about why we split user stories, we probably need to discuss exactly what a user story is.

  8. What is Product Management?

    This series of posts about Product Management is designed to explain exactly what Product Management is and what the benefits are to the client and the developer.

  9. How much should you pay to run a Ruby on Rails application?

    There are several factors involved in your decision. First, consider what you might need.

  10. Why keeping your Ruby on Rails application up to date should be a no-brainer

    If you’re embarking on a new project where the new features will be an integral aspect then that alone might easily justify the investment in an upgrade.