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What We’ve Learned Over 5 Years in Kraków

September 1, 2015, is an important date in Architech’s history. It was then that our first two Polish team members were hired to help us embark on a completely new journey in Kraków, Poland. A deep dive into the unknown. Today, we celebrate the fifth anniversary of Architech’s offshore office in Kraków! 

The Evolving Role of the CMO

We sat down with Michelle Flynn, Client Partner at Architech, and Craig Lund, President of Marketing Talent Inc. to get their perspectives on how our digital and data-driven world has redefined the role of the Chief Marketing Officer.

The Story Points Handbook

There’s good reason why story points are a bit of a conundrum for many people. For one thing, the scrum guide mentions estimation, but gives no reference to story points and how they…

Microservices vs Monolith

What’s the Difference? Your years of hard work has finally started paying off well and your company is incessantly booking profit margins and getting well-acclaimed clients from far and wide. But as it has been rightly said, ‘With great power comes even greater responsibility’, you

4 Ways Kubernetes Improves App Deployment

By modernizing legacy applications, technology leaders aim to improve business efficiency and agility. Organizations across every industry are dealing with the impact of disruptive technologies and existing legacy technologies are not capable of providing the speed necessary. This has been top of mind for many

What Are Microservices?

There are many architectures which can be followed to develop the required software system. Picking up the right one is the key. Microservices are one of the software development techniques used to develop complex software systems. Of course, the word “complex” can be subjective. Here

Modernizing Applications with Kubernetes

The ultimate goal of your application modernization journey is to improve your business practices. By migrating your legacy applications to more modern infrastructure, not only are you preparing to battle the present day disruptive technologies, but those that will affect your business in the future.

Is Kubernetes the Right Fit for You?

IT departments are under more pressure than ever before. Emerging technologies are forcing organizations across all industries to battle with disruption at a faster pace or get left behind. Under these conditions, legacy systems and applications can bog down engineers and prevent the growth of

Are Containers Essential for Cloud-Native Apps?

Containers are a crucial entity in a cloud-based architecture. They promote portability, scalability, and are easy to deploy. Google alone deploys 2 billion containers in a week for its global services like Gmail and YouTube. Many small and big enterprises are seen deploying containers in

DevOps: A How-To Guide

Introduction In this article, we will cover the concept of DevOps and practices of development and deployment in it. As a simple explanation, DevOps is the philosophy of development and operations working together to make testing and deployment automated, repeatable and faster. The need for

Is Your Infrastructure Ready For Cloud-Native Apps?

The world today has gone beyond working on software development based on commonly available physical software stored in computers or servers. The way cloud computing has changed business applications has made things way easier for enterprises. Cloud computing has a lot to offer in the

How to Modernize Applications

It is no secret that companies across all industries are turning towards the cloud to run their IT workloads. 83% of enterprise workloads are predicted to be in the cloud by 2020. Disrupting technologies are forcing technology leaders to engage in new strategies in order to survive.

reducing the risk in innovation

Reducing the Risk of Innovation

When it comes to launching a new product or service, risk management is paramount. We work with our clients to minimize expenses and the resources consumed so that risk can be properly managed. But, that’s not the only concern when it comes to new product development. The other major question we’re constantly asking clients and ourselves is, “are we building the right thing?” That’s where a “Lean Startup” methodology comes in.

SquadGoals for 2017

We subscribe to the theory that a place is only as good as the people that make it. Our team of dedicated and creative staff is at the heart of the work that Architech does.