Clean Code: Reducing Maintenance Costs and Time to Update Applications

Clean Code: Reducing Maintenance Costs and Time to Update Applications

Developing systems with great longevity and easy maintenance is a common goal for software engineering teams. This requires thorough knowledge of current standards and technologies. It also involves the ability to make decisions during the process that will impact the...
6 Keys to a Successful Application Modernization Strategy

6 Keys to a Successful Application Modernization Strategy

Most executives understand the benefits of application modernization in our growingly digital world. It is vital to reaching new customers, streamlining operations, and lowering the cost of maintaining legacy systems.  However, what is less clear is the most effective...
Data Products: Capturing the Insights You Need Most

Data Products: Capturing the Insights You Need Most

Data science is increasingly revolutionizing the business world. Companies across industries are leveraging data for strategic decision-making. But it’s not enough to collect vast amounts of data; organizations also need to put themselves in the best position to...
Minimizing the Time to Value of Digital Modernization

Minimizing the Time to Value of Digital Modernization

Many organizations know that digital modernization will allow them to increase market share and meet the specific needs of their customers/clients. However, stakeholders are often concerned that these initiatives will take too long to show value or, worse yet, will...
5 Essential Data Quality Metrics for Executives to Track

5 Essential Data Quality Metrics for Executives to Track

As a business leader, you know that data is one of your most valuable assets. The right information helps you unlock opportunities to innovate. For example, Programmers helped a major fast-food chain discover the ideal coupon combo by looking at customer buying...
4 Benefits of System Integration During Digital Modernization

4 Benefits of System Integration During Digital Modernization

Companies looking to expand operations often stack new technologies on top of existing systems without giving enough thought to how they connect. This leads to confusion, redundancy, and cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Plus, jumping between these various systems causes...
Maximizing the Value of Quality Assurance

Maximizing the Value of Quality Assurance

Picture this: Your scrum team just finished a development cycle and is ready to present its work to the customer. You all are eager to hear the feedback and think the presentation is going very well. But in the end, the client’s feedback is surprisingly negative....
Understanding REST API Maturity Levels

Understanding REST API Maturity Levels

REST APIs use HTTP protocol to allow applications to communicate with each other via the internet. Those who want fast, robust, and scalable interfaces need to track REST API maturity levels. This begins by measuring the existing maturity using the Richardson Maturity...
5 Signs Your Company Has Outdated Applications

5 Signs Your Company Has Outdated Applications

When you use the same applications every day, it can be hard to gauge their effectiveness objectively. Even teams working with state-of-the-art technology have their complaints. Meanwhile, those left with outdated applications often develop workarounds and tell...