CabForward Business Philosophy

CabForward℠ is a web and mobile software application design, development, and training company located in sunny Austin, Texas. We specialize in test-driven development, user-driven design and pristine code. Startups trust CabForward because of our core expertise in developing rugged high-performance software applications that secure flexible, highly available, and highly scalable applications for our clients. Our agile approach to customer-involved development …

Waterfall Method-courtesy of Wikipedia.org

Reflections on the Waterfall Method of Software Development

I was recently reflecting on the Waterfall Method of Software Development, and enterprise-level Intranet projects I had designed as a business consultant for a custom programming company in years gone by. Intranets are restricted web-enabled assets of a company that are only accessible to authorized users who navigate strict security precautions to gain access. We used to think of the …

User Story Points

Unbundling Gets Back to the Minimum Viable Product

The unbundling of technology is the act of breaking an app into smaller parts, and is what some technology giants are undertaking with their apps today.  They may have released products with too many features, learned that some features are not wanted, or that some users only used a part of the app, while others used a different part. For …

Oil Field Construction

Technology in the Oil & Gas Industry

Like it or not, hydrocarbon fuels are not going away anytime soon. However, technological innovations in the Oil & Gas industry have the potential to impact each of us in a very positive way. If technology helps make oil and gas easier, safer, cleaner, and cheaper to extract and prepare for market, energy prices and our quality of life could …

CabForward Traits

Society of Rugged Developers

We all trust software with our daily lives, finances, safety, government, communication, business, and general happiness. But, how far should that trust extend? The Society of Rugged Developers is wading into the topic of ruggedness, because when it comes to software, it needs to be so much more than just secure. It has to be ruggedly reliable and defensible against …

How to Select a Strategic Technology Partner

A Strategic Technology Partner to help with keeping ahead of the fast changing competitive landscape is becoming very important to businesses in every industry. Companies are jumping into industry leading positions through the development of disruptive software that changes how processes are performed. Selecting the development company you want as your Strategic Technology Partner is an extremely important decision. There …

Oilfield Construction Project Management

Application An end-to-end B2E (Bulldozer to Executive) software solution was needed to enable the oilfield operations of the oilfield industry to streamline their paper-intensive purchase order, fulfillment, and billing systems. From time and fleet management to purchase order and invoicing, this application needed to be a multi-tenant system that could be used by the dozens of users involved daily in …

Startup needs innovative app at an affordable pace

Tributari.es tried offshore. They tried a remote developer. Then they found CabForward. Development is now proceeding according to a plan that allows them to be in the driver’s seat. Company profile Tributari.es is a social recruiting web application for mid to senior level employees and executives that focuses on more than just matching an individual’s skill set to open jobs. …

Lean Process

Posted by Larry Vaughn on Thu, Jan 12, 2012 @ 09:37 AM Lean Customer Development CabForward’s℠ lean custom application development services include a mix of proven processes to help you implement cost-effective applications designed to make your business run more efficiently. Our pre-built, tested, open-source frameworks get your customized applications up and running with unparalleled speed, reliability and cost-effectiveness and …

Lean Software Development

We employ agile and lean methodologies very aggressively at CabForward℠. Our customers drive our solutions as we build them. We ask “Why?” a lot, because we believe in partnering with our customers to build pragmatic solutions that scratch an itch. We don’t like to build just to be building something. We will sit down with you to sketch out what …