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Stan

Managing Director

Stan began his career developing software for Caterpillar. He started his own business in America then moved to India and co-founded Rubico in 2001. He currently lives in India with his wife and six kids, but calls Indianapolis home. Stan’s passion is building software that makes the world a better place.

Stan's Blog

Outsourcing Models: 2 Software Development Options

Are you looking into outsourcing? Not to overwhelm you, but there are far more IT outsourcing models out there than you ever

Stan
Posted on October 25, 2019
3 minutes read
Successful Startup Meeting

The 5 Essentials for a Successful Project Kickoff Meeting

Are you wanting a successful, outsourced project? When working with a geographically-dispersed team, a successful project begins with a well-thought-out project startup

Stan
Posted on May 17, 2018
4 minutes read

Time and Materials or Fixed Cost: Why T&M is Best

It is tough to know which project approach is better: time and materials or fixed cost. When my web development company started

Stan
Posted on November 27, 2017
3 minutes read
effective meeting strategies

Meetings Every CEO Should Have Weekly

There are 3 basic principles for most (if not all) meetings that I schedule as a business owner and Managing Director (another

Stan
Posted on April 4, 2017
2 minutes read

Benefits of FTEs: A Better Staffing Model

In the web business, there are two common approaches for engaging clients in project development: Fixed Cost or Time and Materials. Yet

Stan
Posted on January 13, 2017
2 minutes read

3 Acronyms Your Clients Should Know: UAT, UAP and SLA

Every web company owner is at risk for a common (sometimes devastating) ailment - the “never-ending project.” This dangerous scenario can be

Stan
Posted on September 28, 2016
4 minutes read

6 Reasons Why a Website Stops Working

You get a notice from your client. Their website stops working. Again. Before you stress over the fact that you are getting

Stan
Posted on April 6, 2016
4 minutes read

My Secret to Growing a Web Software Company

If you are a self-aware entrepreneur, then you most likely recognize your tendency to be a detail-oriented perfectionist when it comes to

Stan
Posted on January 21, 2016
4 minutes read
Maintenance & Support

5 Reasons Why I (an American) Like Working with Indian Developers.

Just after 9/11, my wife and I, moved our family to Asia, following our dreams of setting up an open-source software company

Stan
Posted on September 15, 2015
2 minutes read

Indians and Americans: a great team composition

5 Reasons why you should include Indians on your Software Team After growing an IT business in India for the past 14

Stan
Posted on June 5, 2015
5 minutes read
spur your business proposal process by Rubico service

Supercharge your Software Development Proposals

Prepare professional software project proposals easily. Yesterday, a CEO of a SEO company mentioned to me, “I used to really stress out

Stan
Posted on May 13, 2015
3 minutes read

Google wants my site to be Mobile Friendly?

Is that even a real question? Without a doubt, Google wants to be your interface to queries and provide the fastest search

Stan
Posted on April 21, 2015
3 minutes read

Magento vs Shopify: Choose the Best eCommerce Platform!

Magento 2.0 is going to be released for merchants very soon. Many businesses with expanding product portfolios might choose to build their

Stan
Posted on April 14, 2015
4 minutes read
mobile application questionnaire

Hybrid versus Native Mobile Applications, choose wisely!

Have your recent team meetings been about your company’s reach? Do your analytics show that your users are increasingly using their mobile

Stan
Posted on February 17, 2015
5 minutes read
extract ideas from clients using free questionnaire templates

Most effective ways to extract ideas from a client

Information is vital for the completion of a project, but what is even more important is gleaning relevant information at the right

Stan
Posted on December 22, 2014
3 minutes read

How to handle over-demanding clients

When your business relies heavily on what your customer needs, it pays to listen. Especially, in the custom web development industry, where

Stan
Posted on November 28, 2014
4 minutes read