Archive for December, 2009

On two-sided markets – or why free may be the right price in some cases, and in some cases not

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

So you just coded this really cool Internet application, which is kind of a mixture between, youtube, facebook and flickr, but targeted stamp collectors. Everybody likes it, even your former high-school sweetheart thinks it has enormous potential. Congratulations! Time to uncork the Champagne. Mmmm, but how are you gonna make money? No matter if you [...]

Must have software for the Mac

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

One of the best things about the Mac are the little utility Software’s that solve some niche problem very well. Many of them are very well designed, both in terms of UI and usability. Yes, most of them cost money, but unlike their PC equivalents they usually don’t suck and a few bucks are well [...]

Reading list for Scrum

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

At kooaba we use Scrum in order to deliver our Software products. Here is a reading list, that turned out to be useful (at least for me) for introducing Scrum: Agile Software Development with Scrum Start with this book, because it explains you the philosophy, the underlying concepts behind Scrum. The main idea is, that [...]