In 2014 I was working heavily on multi-signature escrow solutions around Bitcoin specifically targeted at high priced transactions. The idea being that escrow is generally expensive and multi-signature Bitcoin transactions could speed that process up along with cutting cost. The problem we quickly ran into was the Bitcoin price volatility. Bitcoin Has Continued to be … Continue reading Announcing Vzero. Removing Volatility from Crypto-Currency
We’re all on the same page: Software development is priced differently all around the world. With a vast ocean of global talent to choose from, why do companies choose the developers they do? What are the results? We recently ran a poll and asked users what their main reason for working offshore developers was. It … Continue reading Offshore Development: Why?
Software is one of the most powerful abstract tools humanity has come to wield. However, just because software is not tangible, does not mean it is cheap. We recently ran a poll on Twitter asking users how much they thought it would cost to hire a development team to build the Twitter app. With $1 … Continue reading People Have No Idea How Much Software Costs
Sometimes our eyes are bigger than our stomach. Sometimes our ideas, as brilliant as they may be, are bigger than our execution. This can be applied to many software project attempts as well. At Green Mango Systems, we’ve said this before and we’ll say it again: Ideas without great execution have no value. We recently … Continue reading Why Some Software Projects Go Unfinished
The results are in! How do decision makers really feel after hiring an offshore development team? Is working with an offshore development team reliable? Do I have to wake up in the middle of the night to work with them? What about language barriers? We recently conducted a poll on Twitter and asked people about … Continue reading Working with an Offshore Development Team
Funnels How many pages does it take to get to your online business’s checkout? Or maybe your goal is simply to get the user to sign up for a service. Whether it is a web page or a mobile app, your funnels can make or break your sales. Funnels are the steps users take to … Continue reading Funnels and Analytics
Timing is everything. But when is the best time to launch your app? Hopefully you are reading this because your app is nearing the final stages of development and you are looking to plan ahead for the big launch. Fantastic! At Green Mango, we actually encourage you to launch your creation as early possible for … Continue reading When Should You Launch Your App?
Finding the right developer is crucial for your company. A mechanic can go to a car auction, buy a car, and flip it for profit. The mechanic is able to do this because of his or her knowledge and skills in the automobile industry. If an average person, like myself, attempted to do this, it … Continue reading Finding the Right Developer When You Aren’t One
Green Mango performs much more than just programming. We build quality products for our clients. To do this, we need to be as thorough as possible which is why we assign homework. We are usually approached with clients who did some research of their own but not everyone found the correct information needed. Define your … Continue reading Researching Your Space
“Raphael Sanzio’s Sistine Madonna is beautiful but a bit derivative of Michelangelo, therefore it is not good” said no one ever. Copying the work of master artists was considered essential to training back in 16th-century Italy. The same can be said when designing software, there is no exception. There are 2.8 million available apps to … Continue reading The Best Artists Copy