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The rise of Kotlin and the decrease of technical debt

  By Herman Kononets Kotlin is a programming language for the Java Virtual Machine that’s able to be used in any scenarios that currently utilize Java. Kotlin is quickly replacing Java as the preferred language for programming Android applications and functions. For developers currently using Java, it’s simple to move to Kotlin. Developers

Ruby or Golang. Which is Better?

It has often been said that you should never talk politics or religion with strangers. With developers, it is always risky to ask which programming language they prefer because you will get an earful. Risks aside, I had a great discussion with Alex Randa, one of Sphere’s amazing full stack developers about when you should

5 Must-Haves When Choosing A Software Development Partner

Five Must-Haves When Choosing A Software Development Partner In our increasingly application-driven economy, creating software and services that business units demand has put IT and development teams under more pressure to deliver. To alleviate this strain, teaming up with an outside market-savvy software development partner gives your business a distinctive edge. But it takes time and

March 27th, 2019|Whitepapers|

Upgrade Quickbooks to NetSuite

  Are you outgrowing Quickbooks? Have you hit the ceiling with Quickbooks? Are you ready to upgrade Quickbooks to NetSuite? Are you experiencing unreliable reporting or are you frustrated with error-prone manual and time-consuming tasks? The reality is that Quickbooks wasn't designed for rapidly growing businesses. It's time to make the move

CTO vs COO? What’s the Difference in a Technology Company?

  CTO vs COO? What's the difference? We sponsor TechDebates.org because we believe strongly in the idea of sharing experiences and ideas. For centuries, people have used stories to pass on knowledge. I personally believe successful tech leaders have an obligation to pass their opinions and learning on to the next generation. At

Case Study – Implementing an Isolated SaaS with AWS

The European market leader in the on-demand mobile transportation, delivery, and logistics industry implemented an isolated SaaS with a reporting interface. This project provided statistics on KPIs, handled 100,000 orders per day, and achieved 99.8% uptime. Gett is the European market leader in the on-demand mobile transportation,

Artificial Intelligence Bias in Medicine: When Getting It Right Becomes Even More Important

  Lisa Falco is the Director of  Data Science at Ava AG, a San Francisco and Zurich based firm dedicated to using artificial intelligence (AI) to offer women insights about their fertility and reproductive health. Lisa will be speaking on March 28, 2019, Techdebates.org in Zurich discussing whether or not AI can be

Case Study – Custom Prototype and Minimum Viable Product

CASE STUDY CHALLENGE Roomations had a great idea for a platform that provided homeowners and do-it-yourself designers with tips and recommendations from experienced interior designers, made possible by the support of large retailers looking for new ways to reach target consumers. APPROACH Sphere helped Roomations establish proof of concept with a functional prototype

Case Study – Custom Analytics Prototype

Problem Proclivity Media wanted to build a prototype of its advertising technology analytics platform. With an algorithm in mind, they needed a team with the analytics experience necessary to build a scalable front and back-end system that would allow them to establish proof of concept with a custom analytics prototype. Approach Sphere helped Proclivity