10 Tips for Improving the User Experience

  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

Why You Should Consider Upgrading Your Ruby on Rails Version

  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

Go and Network API: The Silver Bullet

  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

Harnessing the Power of Augmented Reality

  One of the most interesting emerging technologies today, Augmented Reality (AR) has leaped beyond its uses in video gaming and is providing technological solutions never seen before in a variety of industries. Businesses today are using AR to visualize their workflows, increase productivity, and offer new solutions to complex problems by using

Sphere Software Proud Sponsor of This Year’s i.c.stars Capitalize 2018 Event

  At Sphere Software, we pride ourselves on being regular contributors to the local software development community. This is why we’ve decided to participate in this year’s i.c.stars Capitalize 2018 event; a day filled with top-level CIOs and tech influencers who see the value in shaping the next generation of change-driven, future tech

September 27th, 2017|Events, Software Development|

How Ethereum Cryptocurrency Smart Contracts are Disrupting Industries

  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,

IT Staff Augmentation Can Help Provide a Winning Innovation Strategy

  Over the past 30 years, we have witnessed the innovation of everyday products on a historic scale. This innovation has transformed even our most basic institutional, cultural, social norms and practices -- and it’s happening faster than ever before. For example, the data storage market saw this as floppy disks evolved into

Survey Results on State of Custom Software Development

  The following data is collected from a survey of 29,000 developers and administrators who were asked to assess the state of Custom software development within their organization. Over 1,000 respondents completed the survey — below are the results:  

SphereCon​ ​to ​Support ​the​ ​Go​ ​and​ ​Ruby​ ​Communities

  On​ ​October​ ​28,​ ​2017​ ​we​ ​hosted​ ​software​ ​engineers​ ​and​ ​UI​ ​/​ ​UX​ ​designers​ ​from around​ ​the​ ​world​ ​at​ ​SphereCon​ ​to​ ​network​ ​and​ ​learn​ ​best​ ​practices​ ​from​ ​our experts.​ ​This​ ​event​ ​took​ ​place​ ​at​ ​Interia’s​ ​conference​ ​hall​ ​in​ ​Kiev. With​ ​Go​ ​and​ ​Ruby​ ​continuing​ ​to​ ​evolve,​ ​Sphere​ ​Software’s​ ​CEO​ ​Leon​ ​Ginsburg​ ​saw the​

Traditional App Development May Change as Chatbots Become More Relevant

  There’s a silent shift taking place that could change the way mobile and Web applications are developed in the coming years. Not only do consumers want fewer applications, but they want the applications they’re using to be more interactive, and they want new ways to engage with them. Many companies that empathize