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Why Smart Building Technology Is Here to Stay

For as long as anyone can remember, buildings have always been rigid, unintelligent things. Most are nothing more than a frame or structure used to provide shelter, a place of work or general space. However, as is evident from the advancement of modern technology, that’s soon to change with the next generation of structural areas.

Intelligent, more-aware buildings are being developed to offer unprecedented levels of energy and resource efficiency, organizational management, general optimization, and improved occupant health and productivity.

Things to Know Before Opening a SaaS Business

As we live in an ever more digitalized world there are only a few business ideas that have the potential to gain as much traction as Software as a Service business. After all the demands for these types of businesses shows no signs of slowing down in the next couple of years and, if you know what you are doing, you can make very good money from it. With that being said, opening and running a SaaS business can be a bit different and more challenging than running other traditional businesses So, to help you out, today we are going to take a look at a few things you should know before opening a SaaS business. 

Knowledge For Ideation For Design Will Prepare You For Design Race

If you want to stay and even win the design race then you will need to have a clear idea about Ideation. Ideation by it is easy to define. It is actually a process in which you create, develop and then communicate any new ideas. These ideas can be anything and everything and can take many forms such as:

  • Verbal idea
  • Visual idea
  • A concrete idea or
  • An abstract idea.

It is typically a simple principle of creating a process through which you can innovate, improve and actualize a new product.

Research finds business and IT divided on software strategy

Boulder, Colorado: Improving the customer experience is the number one goal for organizations when planning and orchestrating their software strategy. However, as far as testing practices are concerned, 47% of development teams on average across businesses are not testing the real user experience.

This is according to research released today from Eggplant, the customer experience optimization specialist. The study also highlights a gap between IT and business leaders thinking when it comes to testing strategy.

Tips to Help You Skyrocket Your Ecommerce Sales this Year

If there is an industry that’s getting more competitive with each passing year, then it’s got to be Ecommerce. After all, an industry that’s going to be worth more than 4.88 trillion US dollars by the year 2021 is only going to get exponentially more competitive as the years go by due to the sheer lucrative appeal of the market. And you can bet that every aspiring and established Ecommerce leader in the business will want to snag a sizable piece of that financial cake.

Global Survey Shows App Dev Industry Ready for Massive Disruption

LONDON – 14th May - OutSystems has published its sixth annual research report on the state of application development and the challenges faced by development and delivery teams. The State of Application Development, 2019: Is IT Ready for Disruption? unveils detailed survey results from over 3,300 IT professionals in all industries across the world.

How Complementary Colors Work in Web Design

There is an entire science behind colors and why they impact users the way they do. Designers understand some hues clash while others complement one another. Most designers are also skilled at putting a palette together that reflects the personality of the brand. Complementary colors, however, have several advantages that improve the overall impact of a design and draw users in.

Survey: Medical Device Industry Reveals 75% Satisfaction With Hybrid Development Method, Lowered Confidence in Compliance

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, April 23, 2019 — Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, security, and scale along the development lifecycle, released the results of a global survey of medical device professionals today. Key findings suggest ongoing struggles with manual development, a trend-bucking shift toward hybrid development methodologies, and decreased confidence in audit compliance.

For teams that changed development methodologies in the past year, nearly 40% of them adopted a hybrid Agile methodology — moving away from Scrum (pure Agile method) and Stage-Gate, a proprietary Waterfall method.

Digital Government Survey: Increasing the Quality of Citizen User Experience Is App Developer’s Top Goal

LONDON — 2nd April 2019 — OutSystems, provider of the number one platform for low-code rapid application development, today announced the results of a new Digital Government Survey. The research, conducted in partnership with IDG, revealed that the top priority of application developers at state and local government agencies is improving the quality of the citizen experience (46 percent), followed by reducing the cost of service delivery (42 percent).

Other top priorities include improving data security (42 percent), providing better access to data and information (40 percent), and increasing the speed of service delivery (38 percent).

Why Product Design Shouldn't Disregard Reliability Testing

Product designers create objects meant for use by the public or businesses, such as phones, cars and cookware. Reliability testing is also useful for testing software to make sure it isn't prone to crashes. Of course, there are thousands of different gadgets in the category of product design. Although the way a product looks is meaningful, even more critical is how functional that item is. If you create a product and it doesn't fulfill its promises, you'll have a lot of unhappy customers.