American CTO

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

American CTO

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

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
How to Commission a Software Project
Security: Part 7 of How to Commission a Software Project
This security article is part of the “How to Commission a Software Project” series. When I wrote about infrastructure I urged readers to find an expert specifically for security. I… Read More
How to Commission a Software Project
Reporting: Part 6 of How to Commission a Software Project
This reporting article is part of the “How to Commission a Software Project” series. At some point you will stand over a developer’s shoulder, neck-deep in a forensic exercise trying… Read More
How to Commission a Software Project
Databases: Part 5 of How to Commission a Software Project
This database article is part of the “How to Commission a Software Project” series. Databases are Changing Network computing is at the edge of a strange epoch. Database architecture is… Read More
How to Commission a Software Project
Source Control: Part 4 of How to Commission a Software Project
This source control article is part of the “How to Commission a Software Project” series. Source Control as Pain True story: In my college days I almost walked out of… Read More
How to Commission a Software Project
Infrastructure: Part 3 of How to Commission a Software Project
This infrastructure article is part of the “How to Commission a Software Project” series. The Trap of Underestimating Infrastructure It’s incredibly easy to underestimate the infrastructure robustness required to run… Read More
How to Commission a Software Project
Testing: Part 2 of How To Commission a Software Project
This testing article is part of the “How to Commission a Software Project” series. Formal testing must be part of your software development process. There are a few non-negotiables and… Read More
How to Commission a Software Project
Requirements Gathering: Part 1 of How To Commission a Software Project
This requirements gathering article is part of the “How to Commission a Software Project” series. Why Document Requirements? It is absolutely necessary that your project start with requirements gathering. For… Read More
CTO Intelligence
Four Fatal Flaws Screwing Up Your User Acquisition
User acquisition is the key, right? It’s the tech/SaaS/nerd dream. Build something and the users will come. You don’t need their money, just their email, their eyes, and their attention.… Read More
CTO Intelligence
Provide a Workplace of Meaning
If you, your staff, your clients, and your neighbors can’t extract some meaning from your work, it’s going to be a tough go. They don’t even really need to understand… Read More

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