A recent report found that more than 80% of the time users spend on mobile devices are spent in mobile apps instead of on mobile sites. And smartphone users launch an average of nine or more apps per day. Metrics like these emphasize the importance of mobile app...read more
Your business needs to build a web application. The first (and possibly the most important) decision you need to make is whether to build a custom web application or buy a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) product.read more
In the application development process, the first decision you must make is whether to build a web application or a desktop (native) application.read more
You’re almost certainly using cloud services already—surveys have shown that cloud adoption is accelerating. A recent “State of the Cloud” survey discovered that 96% of respondents are now using cloud technology. Developing cloud applications is one way businesses are...read more
UX and UI design are often lumped together when discussing application development. They are closely related, but are two separate pieces of the application design process. Neither should be ignored. Proper UX and UI design makes applications more successful, and better received by users. That helps you meet your business goals.read more
Most application development today starts with the assumption that a cloud or web application is the right way to go. This is often the right answer – and it’s a mindset we have within our own team – but there is still a place for desktop applications.read more
Several Internet of Things future trends have emerged that will shape IoT in 2018. These trends are developing and taking hold quickly, so businesses cannot afford the “wait and see” approach. IoT thought leaders suggest you get started now with pilot projects. You need to be aware of these top Internet of Things future trends and how they can impact your business.read more
Agile product development within enterprises grew to 59% in 2017, more than doubling the rate of adoption from two years earlier. Forrester predicts this adoption will continue to grow during 2018 as more developers embrace Agile product development.read more
It’s not often that topics like software usability find their way into the mainstream news, so it’s worth taking a look at what happened to see what we can learn. As I’m sure you know by now, on January 13 of this year, at 8:07 AM, the people of Hawaii received a...read more
Blockchain has been described as a “new paradigm for the way information is shared.” Many companies are racing to see how they can harness this new technology in a profitable way. But an old adage comes to mind: Look before you leap. While you don’t want to miss out...read more
“Just one more thing.” Many of you have heard that phrase – or have even used it yourself – when deciding when to launch an application. Development companies often give in to the temptation to add more features to their apps, far in excess of what is needed, or even advisable.read more
As a software development company that could be located anywhere in the U.S., people often wonder why we are based in the state of New York. The reasoning goes beyond technology and has an impact on why we produce more usable—and therefore more successful—software applications.read more
You need to build a software application. Now what?
What should you do? How should you do it? What should you look out for? This guide will help you spot the most common pitfalls and avoid them. Advice you won’t find elsewhere.