A Journal of Modern Technology

Everything you ever wanted to know about the tech wizardry behind a successful business

Today's entrepreneurs need a lot more than just a keen sense of business acumen to build a successful enterprise. Find out how harnessing the benefits of powerful software can help grow your business.

A Journal of Modern Technology

Everything you ever wanted to know about the tech wizardry behind a successful business

Today's entrepreneurs need a lot more than just a keen sense of business acumen to build a successful enterprise. Find out how harnessing the benefits of powerful software can help grow your business.

CTO Intelligence
Software Jargon Nerd Glossary
People love words. Nerds love software jargon. But nerdy words have some dangerous tendencies. Sometimes the sayer has the definition wrong, sometimes the hearer doesn’t know the definition but doesn’t… Read More
CTO Intelligence
How to API
Automate. Don’t copy/paste. Workers all over the world spend time copying and pasting data from one software system into another. There are three reasons this makes me weep: Boredom is… Read More
CTO Intelligence
Notification Control
Because last week’s dark times article was so popular, I want to share a more micro-focused tactic which complements the productivity concept: notification control. The Unaffected People & The Subjects… Read More
CTO Intelligence
Dark Times
Hello Darkness My Old Friend After daily standup, most mornings from 9:30-11:30 the Fivable office enters dark times. It’s a grim-sounding name, but an exceedingly valuable practice. The rules are… Read More
How to Commission a Software Project
How to Commission a Software Project: Conclusion
This is the final article in the “How to Commission a Software Project” series. Shipping Your Software Project If you’ve read my other eleven other articles on How to Commission… Read More
How to Commission a Software Project
Native: Part 11 of How to Commission a Software Project
This article about native software is part of the “How to Commission a Software Project” series. In the web-oriented world we live in, native apps have waned in popularity (at… Read More
How to Commission a Software Project
Platforms: Part 10 of How to Commission a Software Project
This platform article is part of the “How to Commission a Software Project” series. What is a platform? For the purposes of this article, I’ll use the term “platform” to… Read More
How to Commission a Software Project
Budget: Part 9 of How to Commission a Software Project
This budget article is part of the “How to Commission a Software Project” series. The Bad News I can’t tell you how much it will cost to develop your software… Read More
How to Commission a Software Project
Your First 3 Versions: Part 8 of How to Commission a Software Project
Your First 3 Versions is part of the “How to Commission a Software Project” article series. Your first version Reid Hoffman, the founder of LinkedIn said “if you’re not embarrassed… Read More

Meet Your American CTO

Bryan Murdaugh is the chief software-tech nerd and co-founder of Fivable, LLC, a software development firm in Irmo, SC. He manages business tech stacks, human behavior, and all of the tiny transactions, communications, and nonsense that happen in-between.

Meet Your American CTO

Bryan Murdaugh is the chief software-tech nerd and co-founder of Fivable, LLC, a software development firm in Irmo, SC. He manages business tech stacks, human behavior, and all of the tiny transactions, communications, and nonsense that happen in-between.

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