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Remote Team Productivity Tools – aligning tools, culture, and collaboration

  Sphere’s Preferred Products for the Digital Workplace - Remote Team Productivity Tools For Aligning Tools, Culture and Collaboration By Rita Ginsburg When your remote teams don’t get free cupcakes, onsite massages, or Foosball tables, how can you use technology to bridge culture across multiple locations, time zones, languages, and more? Can the

Case Study: Blockchain Consulting – Loan Marketplace

OVERVIEW The client - developers of a proprietary secondary loan marketplace that automated the process of combining and splitting loans across multiple lenders - wanted to provide immutable smart contract access for all buyers and sellers. BLOCKCHAIN CONSULTING REQUIREMENTS The client wanted a tamper-evident, immutable digital transaction ledger for a private network

How the Internet of Things Is Delivering Value to Consumers Today

After our TechDebate in London earlier this year, I had the opportunity to have a follow-up conversation with one of the panelists, Dominique Guinard who is the founder and CTO of EVRYTHNG. We discussed his views on the direction of the IOT.  To attend future debates register at www.techdebate.org.  We’re always on the look-out

How the IoT Is Transforming Familiar Spaces

  Christoph Burgdorfer is the Emerging Technologies Director for Asteria. This spring, Christoph participated in a TechDebates.org forum in London, where the panel discussed how the physical and digital worlds are coalescing. Christoph and I were able to explore the topic from a slightly different perspective after the TechDebate. Could you start by

June 14th, 2019|Insights|

Improving Process, People, and Culture to Boost Remote Productivity

  Improving Process, People, and Culture to Boost Remote Productivity Without proper communication and process, working with remote consultants can be difficult. In the broadest sense, it can be a problem of context. Without context, remote workers rarely understand the “why” regarding their actions. Why should they make certain software changes? Will it

Hiring Remote Workers the Right Way

  Recruitment is hard. You have to deal with people outside of your organization. And these people have different priorities, opinions, and various approaches. They likely use different tools and possess their own work philosophy that might not always gel with your organization. When you’re hiring remote people, all of these differences are

June 10th, 2019|Insights|

Nine Proven Steps To Enhance Your DevOps Strategy

WHITEPAPER A winning Devops strategy is essential to the success of today’s digital businesses. According to a recent study, performed by Puppet in conjunction with DevOps Research Assessment team, high-performing IT organizations are deploying up to 200 times more frequently than low performers. They have a 3x lower change

June 4th, 2019|Featured|

Case Study: GasMob

OVERVIEWGasMob is a new on-demand gas delivery service designed to simplify busy life schedules. PROBLEMS / CHALLENGESGasMob LLC contracted Sphere to create an MVP of iOS-compatible apps for its mobile fueling service. This new startup required separate applications for both customers and attendants, as well as an application for supervisors and administrators.