The result of our work didn’t just deliver outstanding business results for Roto-Rooter. It also won Architech Microsoft’s Global Partner of The Year Award for OSS on Azure. One way we’re celebrating is to share the story of how we didn’t compromise quality for speed, despite a high-pressure situation.
On May 26th, Pralad Rao, Architech’s very own Head of Delivery, shone a light on the importance of building highly accountable teams, especially in the context of increased remote working due to COVID-19.
From Mental Health Monday lunch-and-learns to a virtual watercooler, Daily Fitness Sessions to adjusting our fitness allowance for at-home support, being Agile is at the heart of preserving company culture during this pandemic.
Proper requirements not only help in understanding and delivering better user needs but also help build the pathway to improved solutions.
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…
Where Do You Start a Cloud Application Modernization? At Architech, we’re seeing the challenges businesses are trying to overcome when it comes to leveraging the cloud. We see that they’ve already agreed to go to the cloud and that they want to multi-manage their apps.
Knowing when to modernize applications is a critical decision for business makers. Software modernization is, after all, an expensive process. Knowing what to modernize, when and how are critical factors for maximizing your return-on-investment (ROI) and avoiding waste. In our experience, there are… Four primary
Modernizing legacy systems is a hot topic. Businesses are gravitating towards modernization as a possible investment to their systems, especially as they’re struggling with legacy platforms. The benefits of modernization are often viewed through one of two lenses: operational improvement or competitive differentiation. Let’s further
We talked about cloud-readiness assessments and the benefits of modernizing legacy systems, but what are the essential tools and methods for modernizing legacy applications? 4 Ways to Implement a Legacy Application Modernization 1. Re-Hosting One of the most popular methods we see is re-hosting (aka
What Are Lean Startups? Today in the market there are thousands of companies that may be working to build the same product as you are. So what assurance do you have that your target audience will prefer your product to others? Let’s take an example,
Rearchitecting applications involves sweeping change where an old monolithic application is completely revamped according to modern microservices architecture.
Large enterprise organizations have multiple business-critical applications. Their IT teams and budgets are typically tied up maintaining these legacy systems, and as a result, the resources remaining to innovate or modernize are often very limited.
Digital transformation. It’s the buzzword that’s on the mind of every technology professional as companies across all industries look to modernize their tech habits, because in this increasingly digitized world, every company is a tech company.
We believe that by involving the client early and often, we end up with a better outcome and allows us to create the right product, faster.
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.
Reinventing the Online Experience
Collaborating on the common purpose is just the start. Our teams move transparently and openly throughout the product journey.
As part of this rebranding effort, we’ve undertaken to re-develop our website – keeping what’s been working and building in new content and functionality to improve the overall user experience.
For most athletes, shopping at Sport Chek is an important aspect of their sporting careers – ensuring they have the proper gear that will complement their performance. Over the last year, Sport Chek has integrated an omnichannel shopping experience into their stores, one that encourages associates and customers to work shoulder-to-shoulder to find the right products.
When a leading Canadian financial institution challenged Architech to roll out a new web architecture that would provide a unique customer experience to a diverse set of clients, the gauntlet was thrown down.
In early 2015, Architech partnered with Compass Group Canada to deploy an IoT solution that harnesses user data collected in real-time to enhance the customer airport experience.
We’re thrilled to announce that Architech has been named the recipient of Microsoft Canada’s IoT Innovation and Open Source on Azure IMPACT Awards!