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Winning the Battle for Information Technology Talent

Winning the Battle for Information Technology Talent By 2022, the demand for advanced technology skill sets will exceed the supply of workers with these skills creating a shortage of 900,000 professionals in the U.S. alone. This talent shortfall is projected to represent approximately 1.4 billion hours of lost productivity each

Five Reasons to Get on the AI Hype Train

  Artificial intelligence is already an ever-present concept and a widespread technology. Simply look at the growth scale of AI-related tech such as phone assistants, smart home hubs and other applications. Despite its growing prevalence, AI is still in the early stages of enterprise adoption. Companies are scratching the surface of AI’s potential.

Node.js vs. PHP: Which Environment to Choose for Your Next Project?

  The choice between PHP and Node.js is sometimes characterized as a battle, even a war. But the situation is more complicated than a simple either-or. The two technologies have different advantages and disadvantages, depending on the project, and do not necessarily need to be thought of as rivals. Below, we will look

The Importance of Software Design Documents: Utilizing Sphere’s Best Practices

  For a quick refresher, the software design document does as its name implies. It spells out the software’s architecture, interface, and data designs in a written and structured format. These documents are important because they set the expectations. The software provider should mandate software design documents are created with every client. Without

January 23rd, 2019|Featured, Insights|

Need to Modernize Legacy Software? Here’s How To Do It Right

  Does your company need to modernize legacy software? Here we describe not only what the issues with legacy software are, but how to fix them effectively. Out with the old, in with the new – that’s how the saying goes. There comes a time in any program’s lifecycle when even the most

Improving Teams (and Results) with Software Development Metrics

  Metrics mean accountability. They hold the team accountable for the work they’re putting in. This doesn’t mean the metrics are just for managers to hold over everyone’s heads. Their main purpose is to improve the results of the team by pointing out areas of excellence as well as shortcomings. Without metrics software

Automation: Why You Need to Do It, and Where to Start

  Automation is a buzzword in the tech industry nowadays, and for a good reason. The fact that there are so many devices powered with software and artificial intelligence (AI) enables organizations to save time, money, and effort for team members. But even in this tech-driven age, many are still wary of the

Using Open Source Solutions to Save Money with Automation Testing Infrastructure

  Automation testing typically brings with it several money-saving opportunities. It allows companies to save time by running tests continuously. It offers frequent reporting, the benefits of consistency, and exactness. Manual testing can produce costly oversights, which then need to be corrected. This outdated type of testing is also a cash-draining asset. The

Looking to Increase Customer Success? Try Optimizing QA Automation

  Achieving a high level of customer success is a requirement for all serious businesses, and optimizing QA automation is an important step in getting there. When it comes to managing customer success, companies can’t be too attentive. While a phrase like ‘customer success’ might seem simple enough, it has a very particular

January 3rd, 2019|Insights, QA Automation|

Transporting Complex Sales Through Blue Ocean Strategy

  In 2004, two business strategists named Renee Mauborgne and W. Chan Kim released a book called Blue Ocean Strategy and forever transformed the way we see innovation and disruption. The concept is simple: first, we start with a red ocean. It symbolizes a market space crowded with competition, not unlike a stretch