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IT & technology professionals

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Software developers
Agile software development methodologies can improve a company's focus and productivity. They allow requirements and products to evolve through the collaboration of cross-functional teams.
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Software developers
You can't eliminate the risks associated with software development, but there are steps your business can take to avoid them.
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IT consultants

Participating in a business development program from a leading tech company, such as Google IT certification, can show clients that you are familiar with best practices in the trade and set you apart...

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IT consultants
Finding new clients as a freelancer can be challenging. There are steps you can take, however, to make it easier.
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IT & technology professionals
When you hire a subcontractor you expose your IT business to additional risks. You can mitigate these risks by using a written subcontractor agreement.
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Software developers
Becoming a successful software developer requires finding your own niche and undergoing the proper training.
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IT & technology professionals

We have selected the seven best cities in which to start an IT consulting firm after studying surveys and research reports from recruiting firms, financial analysts, and Insureon's small business...

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Small business stories

Frustrated with her experiences when trying to find a personal trainer, Tiffany Orli Hakimianpour took matters into her own hands to create the Handstand app. Read all about her journey to start and...

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IT & technology professionals

Commercial property insurance covers property damage caused by incidents like fires and storms, but not wear and tear caused by everyday use. Find out where insurance companies draw the line between...

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Small business stories
A wrongful termination lawsuit can drain your IT startup's resources, even if you ultimately end up winning the case. Learn how to protect yourself by taking lessons from Magic Leap's recent lawsuits.
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Small business stories

Jessica Mah is CEO and product architect at inDinero. inDinero offers accounting software and service that provides the financial tools and data to help entrepreneurs grow their innovative ideas into...

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IT & technology professionals
As part of their risk management, companies usually require contractors to have their own business insurance policies. Workers' compensation insurance is often on that list, even for IT contractors.
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IT & technology professionals
All businesses can benefit from reducing their professional liability exposure. The following article highlights six ways IT companies can protect themselves from a lawsuit.
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Small business stories

Unfortunately, many businesses are affected by a natural disaster at some point. In this interview, eMazzanti Technologies gives business owners tips on maintaining business continuity and recovering...

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IT & technology professionals

Even white hat hackers – those looking for software vulnerabilities so they can alert developers and users – can get into legal trouble. If you're taken to court over ethical hacking, having an...

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