Addressing the Key Challenges of Technical Debt When it comes to technical debt, it’s vital to understand that the debts found in your software code represent more than just lost hard costs. There’s also the “softer” costs that come when the debt affects your team’s ability to get things done. Whether these
Team Leads Overview Let’s talk about team leads and their role in the software development process. What’s a team lead? There’s no agreed upon answer, so I will have to speak from my own experience. The team lead’s goal and the reason for their existence is simple: they have to make sure
Digital transformation is understanding that blockchain goes beyond serving as an underlying technology for digital transactions.
A recent survey by Black Book — a Tampa, Florida technology market research company — found that 80% of healthcare payers were either considering deploying or were in the process of implementing Blockchain solutions. Other findings from the study included: 95% of hospital and medical group IT specialists and management agree that
It was around 2003 when I first worked with Amazon Web Services EC2, and to be honest, those days were much simpler. If you needed an instance, you started it from some AMI. If you needed some additional software installed, you did it manually. If you needed this software as a standard
One key competitive advantage that companies often overlook is their user experience ( UX ), which is defined as the end-user’s emotions and attitudes when interacting with a company’s product, systems, or services. Though this may seem difficult to measure and ultimately subjective, any company can create a great user experience if
It’s already been more than a year since Rails 5.0 was released — in fact, Rails 5.2 is now around the corner. Some of you may still be using version 4.2.x and feeling good about it. There’s nothing wrong with you. On the flip side, in my opinion, you should consider the
First of all, what do we mean by the term “network API”? It’s simple: we’re referring to any API that’s called remotely. This includes mobile app backends, the AJAX backend for a single page site, RTB services, internal data exchange services for the complicated distributed application, and so on. Let’s say we’ve
When Augmented Reality was first developed in 1968, it required an expensive, specialized headset to just display simple wireframe drawings. Now, Augmented Reality - compatible devices are much more accessible, allowing millions of people to have the power of AR in the palm of their hands.
The cryptocurrency market made massive waves in 2017, and analysts expect an even more erratic 2018 as investors double down, and blockchain networks continue to expand. However, there’s one open-source platform based on blockchain technology that is continuing to attract the attention of startups and even enterprises like JPMorgan Chase, Mastercard, Cisco,