Productivity verses Efficiency: Building the Right Thing
Payment Industry,software development,technology by Royce Hall on October 4, 2019 |
Productivity and Efficiency have Different Goals: Productivity is highly tied to value, efficiency is tied to waste. To be productive means that you're doing the right thing with as little waste as possible. Sometimes you might actually be productive with waste. And this might be common in more creative fields where people need to get away, they need time, they...
Client Testimonial: SaaS Application Development Project
software development,technology by Royce Hall on September 10, 2019 |
SaaS Application Project Testimonial: At the time that we met the level 12 guys, we were, we had decided to rebuild and re-architect our platform, so that it would be more extensible and more scalable and essentially more bulletproof for the types of customers, we were attracting. We had a lot of exposure, a lot of potential risk if we...
3 Ways to Reduce Waste with Custom Software
technology by Biz Dev on July 27, 2017 |
According to the Lean manufacturing methodology, waste is the root of all unprofitable activity within an organization. There are seven categories of waste within Lean: Defects Overproduction Transportation Waiting Inventory Motion Processing Reducing waste is a top priority for most organizations because it has a direct impact on the bottom line, but this is often easier said than done. Identify the...
IoT: The Next Tech Revolution
technology by Biz Dev on June 21, 2017 |
Internet of Things, or IoT, may be the most impactful concept, as well as the least understood, of the next ten years. What is IoT? The simplest—and perhaps the easiest—way to think about the Internet of Things is any machine-to-machine (M2M) communication through the internet. This includes your phone controlling your AC or starting your car, or anything considered “smart.”...
What is DevOps?
technology by Biz Dev on April 26, 2017 |
The term DevOps is a frequently used in the software development community; however, it means different things to different people. In this article, we are going to explore the origin of the word along with various definitions. DevOps Origin The term DevOps was first mentioned during a presentation by Andrew Shafer and Patrick Debois at the Agile 2008 conference. The...
software development,technology by Biz Dev on April 19, 2017 |
What are containers? The use of containers has grown significantly over the past couple of years with Docker leading the charge. The multifaceted deployment scenarios provided by containers are changing IT strategies and tactics. Docker defines a container as, "a lightweight, stand-alone, executable package of a piece of software that includes everything needed to run it." Containers vs. Virtual Machines...