The real reason your software projects cost more than quoted

It was the summer of 2001, when I walked into the office of a small student recruitment agency. They were in the business of finding exceptionally talented students for part-time jobs working in the IT industry. For students, it meant bringing their knowledge into practice, while for the companies it was both an opportunity to […]

What I’ve learned by being new to the world of IT

In my other blog, I told you about the need to acknowledge your boundaries before pushing them. Being new to the world of IT, I’ve experienced that it’s better to tell coworkers when you require more time or help. A platform like Triggre is created to be used by everyone, so if you’re willing to […]

Want to push your boundaries? Acknowledge them first!

My first job in the IT-world started a few months ago. It is intense to start something completely new after just graduating, since finding your way in a new industry takes a lot of time and energy. I learned more things in a few months at Triggre than I was used to from school. That […]

Why standard software is expensive to customize

“This software product already does 90% of what we need.” If only I got a cent every time I have heard this. It is the most ridiculous argument there is for standard software versus custom built software. When companies or teams select software, it is a common mistake to look at the percentage of functionality covered. […]

Applying the right mindset

The last time I went skiing was about 20 years ago. Skis were a lot different back then, than they are now. You had to have skis that were at least as long as you are tall. And if you were a good skier, you would have skis that were way longer than you are […]