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High-Performance Computing Use Cases

  Understanding High-Performance Computing Use Cases Some background Cloud computing as a business is fairly new. It was introduced by Amazon in 2006, followed by Google beta product in 2008, and last but not least - Microsoft released its first version of Azure in 2010. Since then clouds have been evolving at an

Agile planning – building an agile organization

  Agile Planning - Creating and Reaping the Benefits of an Agile Organization The legendary boxer Mike Tyson once said, "Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth." While Tyson has plenty of areas of personal weakness, his ability to approach a boxing match in an agile manner was unmatched.

How the Internet of Things Is Delivering Value to Consumers Today

After our TechDebate in London earlier this year, I had the opportunity to have a follow-up conversation with one of the panelists, Dominique Guinard who is the founder and CTO of EVRYTHNG. We discussed his views on the direction of the IOT.  To attend future debates register at www.techdebate.org.  We’re always on the look-out

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

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

Case Study: Accelerated Mobile Development

The client needed help building mobile products on an accelerated timeframe OVERVIEW Sphere was asked to build a mobile application that allows employees to pay for a taxi using a corporate account.  The goal was to build a MVP within 3 months that shares 90%+ or more of the code between iOS

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

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