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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

July 2, 2019

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

June 10, 2019

Understanding M&A Technical Due Diligence

Understanding Mergers and Acquisition Due Diligence  - What should you do prior to an acquisition? Are you comfortable that you have a comprehensive view of your acquisition target's technical quality, scalability, risks, operational maturity, and OpEx/CapEx investments required? In complex transactions (such as carveouts or divestiture of assets), careful technical due diligence

May 22, 2019

Flutter mobile SDK: Pros & Cons

  By Artem Gordeev The Flutter mobile SDK was created by Google for creating cross-platform mobile apps and it also has some other powerful capabilities. This article offers an in-depth look at Flutter’s advantages and disadvantages, its usage of Dart as the main language, and various development characteristics.   Architecture Unlike React Native

May 7, 2019

Introducing Jira Software 8.0

  Jira Software 8.0 is the next chapter of Jira for enterprise teams, harnessing a speedy new engine built for scale. With this release, Jira users will be able to communicate updates and priorities more clearly, while system administrators will find it easier and less time-consuming to support the performance needs of growing

April 15, 2019

Case Study: Loan Approval Workflow

CreditNinja is a fast-growing web lending and approval application. It uses a loan approval workflow to faciliate transactions for all parties. A number of third-party services needed to be efficiently integrated in order to fetch and store the data needed for the credit decisioning process. Solution Integration services were developed using Python3.6 as AWS

April 8, 2019

Case Study: Develop End-User Portal using Microservices

OVERVIEW A financial services company wanted to rapidly develop a transactional portal for storing customer financial data and make the data available to customer service personnel. PROBLEMS / CHALLENGESThe organization had made significant investments in its digital platforms and business optimization efforts but needed to streamline processes (such as allowing the customer

April 6, 2019

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

April 3, 2019

Hiring A-Players

  Every company wants to hire people who have the talent, skills and drive to make the company successful. Recognizing top performers is key for any business, be it a start-up or an enterprise. You need to be the best version of yourself to excel in any industry. Many job openings start with

April 2, 2019

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

March 20, 2019