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06/16/15

Releasing CRäKN, Week 5: A Tale of Two Retrospectives and a Post-it Note Explosion

This post is part of a blog series that follows along as we work with our client, CRäKN, to build a software-as-a-service app. First post here. Time flies when you’re building a new app, and at week five, it was time for project retrospectives. Two short meetings to check in...

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05/21/15

Releasing CRäKN, Week 4: What It’s Like to Be a New Product Owner and Showing Off Working Features

This post is part of a blog series that follows along as we work with our client, CRäKN, to build a software-as-a-service app. First post here. Word for the week: productive. If you were a super secret invisible spy in the office, you’d have seen the CRäKN team wearing headphones...

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04/30/15

Releasing CRäKN, Week 3: A Design Demo, Early Feature Delivery, and High Anxiety

This post is part of a blog series that follows along as we work with our client, CRäKN, to build a software-as-a-service app. First post here. This week kicked off with nerves running high. On Monday afternoon, there was a design and user experience demo scheduled with CRäKN Founder Scott...

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04/23/15

Releasing CRäKN, Week 2: Moving in Together and Designing User Experience

This post is part of a blog series that follows along as we work with our client, CRäKN, to build a software-as-a-service business. First post here. We move a little fast here at Gaslight, so we invite clients to work in our office right next to their design and development...

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04/16/15

Releasing CRäKN, Week 1: User Story Mapping and Information Overload

This post is part of a blog series that follows along as we work with our client, CRäKN, to build a software-as-a-service business. First post here. If there’s a theme for the first week of the CRäKN build, it’s probably “fire hose vs. straw.” Everyone described the week as fun...

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04/09/15

Releasing CRäKN: Blogging a Custom Software Project

We’re always trying to give people a better glimpse into exactly how we build custom software. But unless you’re standing over our shoulders for several months, it can be hard to bring all the tiny steps alive in a meaningful way. So a few months ago we thought, “Why not...

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