Take one smart, passionate SaaS entrepreneur with a dream.
Mix with some software developers.
Stir in some money.
Cook for several months.
Test regularly and adjust the seasoning.
A gourmet SaaS platform.
But just like many home cooks who follow a recipe, the results don’t always look like the vision.
I’m seeing this play out in my part time role as a charity director at CreateCare Global.
We help orphaned and vulnerable children.
Small acts from creative problem solvers that have a big impact.
To bring the carers and solvers together we’re building a platform.
I joined recently to get the project back on track.
It had stalled and the reasons seemed clear.
Communication issues between the client and the developers are a common enough scenario.
But there was more.
An offshore team adept at websites but not so familiar with building applications.
A crucial observation from an experienced eye!
So a tough but necessary decision has to be made.
Stick with the same team or salvage what we can and write the rest off to experience?
I’m already working on finding a replacement, this time with the right credentials.
Lucky for me that I help SaaS entrepreneurs live their dreams, so I’ll be able to follow my own advice.