Software development teams rely on project management to make their workflow efficient and guarantee deliverables. Working with a remote or distributed software development team often means having a grasp of the basics of project management. It also means putting together a solid project management plan. Read on to read up on some of the fundamentals that might come in useful.
In recent years internet connected devices have become significantly cheaper. Owing to their increased use, embedded systems, sensors and trackers have become all but uncommon across many industries. One domain where our mind does not immediately race to when we talk about the Internet of Things is climate change and wildlife conservation.
Dealing with legacy systems might sound like a subject connected with technology on the surface. The truth is that it relates to a lot more than just software, hardware, code refactoring, architecture redesign. Businesses of all sizes must adopt a balance-first approach to foster growth and avoid the risk of becoming obsolete.
Public blockchains such as those of Bitcoin and Ethereum gave individuals and, soon after, enterprises a transparent and secure way of transforming information. Though, not initially they did not. What stemmed from the decentralized public blockchain was its opposite — the centralized private blockchain. The global outlook dictates that what came to rectify the public blockchain, in fact, may not be around for much longer.
If there is anything the whole world can relate to at this time, it would have to be telecommuting. As more and more employers switch to a remote work policy. The global economic environment is, well, different now that the coronavirus threat is a pandemic, but collectively and individually we can make the most of working from home.
The rapid spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across Europe will see Smart IT temporarily adopt a work-from-home policy.
When we talk about digital products, we often come across the term Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). It helps distinguish between a product or service you can get for a one-time licensing payment or an ongoing fee-based payment. However, when it comes to application development and cloud computing, the SaaS term gets a few peers in the form of IaaS and PaaS. Let’s look at what they refer to exactly.
Apparently, half a million businesses spring up every month. That is 6 million businesses yearly. Chances are, most of these startup companies will rely on software to accomplish one task or another, even if the company is not explicitly a tech one. That is where software development companies take on the figurative role of greenhouses for sprouting business ventures.
Going into the new decade, the insurance industry finds itself in an intricate maze of barriers and opportunities. To ensure growth the space is in need of urgent, but gradual change in the form of new strategies and tactics. Yet it must first address the myriad of factors that are holding it back. Drawing information from the Ernst and Young analytics report, “2020 Global Insurance Outlook”, we navigate the insurance landscape to outline the pain points and how they might be addressed.
Every business that has even the slightest intention of staying competitive strives to have an integrated view of its internal processes. To help optimize business processes, streamline operations and automate workflow forward-thinking companies rely on enterprise resource planning systems. Naturally, there is no one-size-fits-all solution that would be perfect fit for all industries combined. Business leaders often have to face the challenge of taking up ERP system development in-house or buying an out-of-the-box solution.