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App Accomplished: Strategies for App Development Success by Carl Brown

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5. Finding the right tools

Your best chance of having a successful project is to stay on top of the progress that is being made and communicate as clearly as possible as soon as possible what you like and what you don’t like. In order to do that, you need to be following along with your developers, and that means being able to get access to, and make use of, the code and other assets that are being created on your behalf.

Now, before I create a micro-management monster, I need you to understand that you won’t (and shouldn’t) always get your way. You need to establish trust with your developers, and they with you. Trying to tell them exactly how to do their jobs isn’t likely to end well.

But you are the one paying the bills, and you deserve to ...

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