Product Insights

Agile product roadmap: pros, cons, and best practices

Agile teams value flexibility and validated learning. They build products in quick iterations and make frequent changes. This means deadlines are often irrelevant and long-term planning is treated as obsolete. But can you really succeed without a product roadmap?

Product Insights, SaaS

7 trends you should consider while working on your SaaS idea

The current growth dynamics and investments in SaaS are remarkable (SaaS industry is now worth $116 billion worldwide). It is a promising and competitive business. If you already have a great SaaS idea, these trends will definitely help you stand out from the big boys in SaaS world.

Product Insights

DevOps strategy: the secret to high-performing IT teams

High-speed innovation allowed startups like Amazon, Google, and Netflix to dominate markets. Yet at some point, they all faced issues familiar to established companies. Slow, risky releases and a rift between development (dev) and operations (ops) pushed them to adopt a radical DevOps strategy.

Product Insights, SaaS

True customer focus includes firing customers. Here’s why

When you’ve just released your digital product, under the theme of customer focus you’re trying to capture whoever comes through the front door. We know it may sound crazy, but to better serve your customers you need to find the “right” ones, and reject others.

Product Insights

Iterative development: the secret to great product launches

When Elon Musk founded SpaceX with a dream to colonize Mars, few believed that in ten years the company would disrupt the whole industry. His approach to building rockets is called iterative development (and it can help you make better software).

Product Insights

Top DevOps tools: what we love and use in MindK

We have invested plenty of time researching and deciding which tools to include in our DevOps tool package. Our decisions are based on almost ten years of experience in the IT industry and we are ready to share the list of best devops tools with you.

Product Insights

What is MVP in Agile and why does it matter?

Any starting business is unprofitable at the initial stage. To earn money, it needs to gain a certain scale and acquire customers. When developing a software product, the main thing from the very beginning is not to lose focus, recognize and admit mistakes in time, and not be afraid to make difficult decisions.