A development pipeline automates your testing process and gives your app the best opportunity to deploy successfully. There are simply some tasks that are better for computers to do. Humans are fallible and can take longer to accomplish rudimentary tasks. Besides, if you could set up your testing process once upfront, wouldn’t you want to […]
R&D teams for medtech companies are tasked with innovating to create the right tools for their custom applications and surgical dashboards, and also with ensuring that future iterations of the application continue to provide value for key user groups. When it comes to getting the work done, each option provides benefits and drawbacks, and it’s up to you to pick the best solution: build the application or dashboard in-house, select an off-the-shelf solution, or work with a third-party development team.
In these blog posts, we share tips based on our experience as a development firm who works with medtech companies to build custom applications, as well as our experience in using off-the-shelf solutions and in-house development for our own business needs.
Practically everyone seems to understand the need for testing your application before going live. So why is it so easy to take for granted, skip steps, or ignore completely? Testing is something that everybody understands is important. Tests are how you raise confidence that it does what it does before you release it into the […]
It’s common to focus on the immediate problems that you’re facing when standing up a new project or server. But what about the next time that you need to perform that process? Will you remember all of the steps you took? That’s where repeatability comes in. It might not feel like a priority. Until it […]
Effective development teams use a set of best practices that are almost unnoticeable, but they can make all the difference. One of those best practices is documentation. When teams prioritize documenting along the way, they save time, money, and grief down the road. This is even more important in a regulated industry like medtech. In […]
How do you know when a minimum viable product is too minimal, and what can you do about it? This comes up a lot during custom application projects, and we have found it helpful to review what an MVP is, how to develop it, and how to use it to set up your project for […]
Previously we addressed the sunk cost fallacy for marcom and business teams: the decision to keep an application that doesn’t work, or walk away and start over. This can be one of the more challenging decisions for leaders because, on one hand you’ve spent money to have something developed, but on the other hand, the […]
Are physicians reviewing cases with your company’s dashboard? Here’s how you can learn what features and data are most important. At Health Connective, one primary focus is building dashboards and applications for medtech companies. This often goes beyond the initial build of the dashboard or application, as we work with companies for ongoing support and […]