Android vs. iOS from a Developer’s Perspective – Part 5

App Store Deployment This is the fifth and final post of our five-part series on Android vs. iOS development from our microProduct Lead, Mark Oldytowski. Now we’re in the home stretch: your app is finished and tested, so it’s time to get it out in the store. Of course, before you get to see your […]

Come out and see us at AgileDC 2015!

They thought we were so awesome that they accepted four of us at Sphere to present at AgileDC this month. Come join us on October 26th, 2015 at the Kellogg Conference Hotel in Washington, D.C. Agile DC is the largest Agile community organized event in the Washington D.C. area. It brings together thought-leaders from both the government […]

Analytics Studio – Sphere of Influence – on Periscope and Meerkat

Graduate from Zombie to Master Don’t be like your friends who will leave college to become zombies. A zombie can wake up in the morning, drive to the office, go to work, drive home, watch TV, sleep, and repeat without a single truly conscious moment. Don’t graduate to that ‘life’, which is comfortably painless, but totally […]

Agile Easy vs Agile Hard

Many of our clients have transitioned to Agile but are disappointed with the bottom line gains for the company.  On closer inspection, we find widespread adoption of the easy part of agile and equally widespread avoidance of the rigorous software development practices that lead to rapid deployment of high quality software products.  At Sphere we […]

Incorporating Strong Center Design Into an Agile Project

Strong Center Design is an approach we developed at Sphere of Influence to unify software design where every feature and design choice enhances a product’s impact by creating a single, powerful impression. Our approach is an alternative to random design choices that lead to a mish-mash of competing centers. One of the challenges we overcame […]