What defines places where software developers want to be?
What defines places where software developers want to be? “A record number of employees are quitting or thinking about doing so. More than 19 million U.S. workers — and counting — have quit their jobs since April 2021, a record pace disrupting businesses everywhere. ” This is an alarming statement from a McKinsey article titled […]
7 DevOps Challenges and How To Solve Them
As with any worthwhile endeavour, there are several challenges to implementing DevOps, and it is by no means an effortless venture. The first DevOps challenge is changing your existing culture, workflows and roles. Changing established processes to one that is leaner, more agile and more efficient takes time, follow-through and investment. Once you do, there’s […]
7 Benefits and Advantages of Custom Software Development
The idea of buying commercial off-the-shelf software is appealing at first glance. Not only does it reduce your time-to-market, but purchasing an off-the-shelf solution doesn’t require as much time as building a custom app from scratch. It also seems as if your upfront investment will be lower overall to gain the functionality you need. Although, it’s […]
A 10-Minute Guide to DevOps Implementation: Steps, Strategies and Workflows
DevOps promises many benefits, such as improving collaboration between development and operations, reducing IT resource wastage, and speeding up software delivery cycles. It’s unsurprising, then, that a growing number of organizations, both large and small, are DevOps Implementation. Yet, although most resources discuss the benefits of DevOps, define CI/CD, recommend DevOps tools, and share DevOps principles and best practices, […]
What is React JS?
If you’re new to the world of development, you’ve probably seen the name React.js come up ー and you may have questions about it. Is React JS a programming language? Is it a front-end or back-end technology? And is React.js suitable for your custom software needs? In this post, we’ll cover the most important aspects […]
Benefits of React JS
Many of the most popular websites, mobile apps, and web applications today are built with React JS. Facebook, Instagram, Shopify, Netflix, The New Yorker, the NY Times, and Airbnb are just a few examples of companies that use React.js. One of the primary reasons React.js is so popular? It’s great for promoting interactivity on the […]
What is Microsoft PowerApps? A Beginner’s Guide
What if you could build an app that meant you no longer had to manage projects or process data using shared Excel files (or worse, pen and paper)? Even better, what if you could create that app quickly – without advanced coding expertise or time-consuming back-and-forth with developers – and then scale it on-demand to […]
What is Cloud Development?
Before you can get a clear picture of what cloud development is, you need to first understand where it’s coming from and what’s driving its growth. In 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the cloud market was growing at over 30% annually, according to Deloitte. Yet, despite the dramatic changes wrought by the virus on […]
Refining Your Remote Work Approach with Top Tips from Simpat’s Distributed Team
In Buffer’s State of Remote Work 2019 report, 99% of survey respondents indicated that they’d like to try working off-site “at least once in their careers.” And due to the rapid increase in remote work adoption in light of the ongoing spread of COVID-19, more workers may find themselves suddenly thrust into this situation – […]
Creating A Development and Deployment System that Unleashes Agility
The Client ESP Solutions Group (ESP) helps state and local education and other government agencies to design, build, and improve decision support systems. One of their services is to implement the Ed-Fi Powered Dashboards, which provides educators access to historical, timely, and predictive information on all students. Educators can use Ed-Fi Powered Dashboards to help […]