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9 Questions You Must Ask Before Hiring a Development Partner

9 Questions You Must Ask Before Hiring a Development Partner

One of the most difficult and critical decisions and entrepreneur has to make is deciding who will built the product. The most obvious answer is to find a technical cofounder. Unfortunately, finding this cofounder is nearly impossible as anyone good enough to fill this role has unlimited opportunities. Another option is to teach yourself to code. If you have several months to dedicate yourself to this task, you might be able to pull it off, but some people just aren’t cut out to stare at code all day.

Lessons from Fake Grimlock

Lessons from Fake Grimlock

Yesterday we had the most epic of all coffee meetings so far. David and I had the pleasure of meeting with Fake Grimlock while he was in town for a secret stealth mission. We all know of the genius that is Fake Grimlock from things like thisthisthisthisthis and this, but it’s quite another thing to be able to meet with him in person. We took full advantage of the opportunity and want to share what we learned.

The Firehawk Creative Process

The Firehawk Creative Process

The importance of a solid, repeatable process is perhaps the most important factor in the decision to work with a development partner. Consistency and quality of the product is a very telling sign of the maturity of the development team. There is one simple question that can provide so much valuable information. It can reveal stunning weaknesses and inefficiencies or expertise and competence. In essence, this question is what separates the children from the adults...