Author: Byron Alley

Free Business Software

Over the last few years the enormous growth in Open Source software has brought a lot of high-quality applications with everyone’s favourite price tag: free. There was a time when “free software” was the last thing smart executives wanted their…

Beginner Business Mistakes

After starting a few businesses I’ve become familiar with a lot of common mistakes that entrepreneurs make when starting a new business. Mistakes are inevitable (sometimes even desirable – more on that another time) but at the very least you…

Be a Tool

For ages developers and business people have been trying to get to the heart of the usability question. What things, or ideally, what one underlying factor determines the greatness of an interface… or better yet, a tool?One of the questions…