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User Stories – The Main Focus for Any Product Development Team

Once upon a time, there was a client, wise beyond his age, comprehensive and kind, full of life and ideas. One day, he met a magical Product Manager who could read the minds of all the subjects in the client’s system and knew exactly what they needed. The client was so delighted learning that such …

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A Streamlined Process for Hiring Great Web Engineers

People are everything, right? But not all developers are created equal. At Nolte, great web engineers are the cornerstone of our business, but hiring them is not easy. After a lot of trial and error (and suffering the painful consequences of several wrong hires), we defined our process, based on the book “Who” by Geoff …

Nolte Recognized as Top Web & Software Developers in Latin America

Nolte’s team did it again! Clutch.co recently announced its top developers and agencies in Latin America. The firm’s ongoing Latin America research features eight technology development, marketing and design categories. Our growing team of talented professionals based out of Nolte’s Mexico City office helped us get two recognitions amongst all of the companies featured: Top …

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Tools for Managing a Remote, Geographically Dispersed Workforce? Atlassian to the Rescue

Technology is always an essential part of managing your workforce. The tools that make up your technology stack enables productivity, connectivity, capability, quality, communications, and serve as the common core that connects your people into one unified digital workforce working from the same playbook of corporate strategies, objectives, and growth goals. This is true for …

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Dos and Don’ts: Submitting Project Expectations and Estimates

As a Nolte project manager, with 6+ years of experience, I know that presenting comprehensive and easy to understand expectations and estimates is fundamental to having clear communication between all stakeholders involved in a project. The most crucial task for a project/product manager (PM) is to create that bond with straightforward communication between teams and …

A Successful Business is Founded on Keystone Habits

“An idea. Resilient… highly contagious. Once an idea has taken hold of the brain it’s almost impossible to eradicate. An idea that is fully formed. Fully understood. That sticks; right in there, somewhere.” – Christopher Nolan / Inception Based on “The Power of Habit” by Charles Duhigg, habits get a bad rap. Most people when …