Privacy and Security

What data are you storing that could be used against you or your customers? As I’ve been working on my new product, I’ve realized that I’m not taking these issues seriously enough, and I’m doing something about it. I’ve decided to encrypt all data at rest (which means all data sitting in my database), and […]

Responsible

I’ve been having a lot of conversations lately with myself (yes, I know) and others about being responsible. Often times the word responsible is used to assign blame: “Who was responsible for that bug?” “So and so is responsible for the data leak that led to your data being shared” and so on However, being […]

The Scott Barstow Show, Episode #031 – Ursula Mead, CEO and co-founder of InHerSight

My guest for this episode is Ursula Mead, CEO and co-founder of InHerSight. In Her Sight is an engagement platform for women to rate the companies they work for on issues specifically important to women. In Her Sight also provides tools for job seekers to match the issues most important to them with companies who […]

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Appreneur Summit with Yours Truly

There’s a pretty cool conference coming up this week and it’s all online. I was asked to talk about much of what I write about on this blog, but there are 14-15 other really great speakers talking about building apps, monetization and marketing, and a host of other relevant topics. You can watch all of […]

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Documenting Your Product – Part 6 – System Components

This is the sixth and final post in a series about documenting technology product builds. If you missed the intro, Part 1 – Use Cases, Part 2 – Requirements, Part 3 – Sequence Diagrams, Part 4 – Data Models, or Part 5 – Sharing and Collaboration go check them out. At the end of this series, I’ll be providing a bunch of […]

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Documenting Your Product – Part 5 – Sharing and collaboration

This is the fifth in a series of posts about documenting technology product builds. If you missed the intro, Part 1 – Use Cases, Part 2 – Requirements, Part 3 – Sequence Diagrams or Part 4 – Data Models go check them out. At the end of this series, I’ll be providing a bunch of templates and resources to make this […]

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Documenting Your Product – Part 4 – Data Models

This is the third in a series of posts about documenting technology product builds. If you missed the intro, Part 1 – Use Cases, Part 2 – Requirements or Part 3 – Sequence Diagrams go check them out. At the end of this series, I’ll be providing a bunch of templates and resources to make this process more manageable. […]

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