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Ditching Docker Compose for Kubernetes

When developing locally I usually incorporate Docker Compose into my local development workflow: Bringing up supporting containers needed to run databases, reverse proxies, other applications, or just to see how the container I’m developing works. Given that Docker Desktop comes with a single node Kubernetes (K8s) cluster and I usually end up

Legacy Modernization

Legacy Modernization: Time to Switch IT Up

The business case for legacy modernization could be summed up in one sentence: You’re never going to run a successful business in the twenty-first century by depending upon twentieth-century IT. By the mid to late 1990s, for instance, many organizations realized they needed to make investments in business applications, back-end

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Maximizing Value Through Usability Testing

If digital transformation is done correctly, there are five words the people behind such initiatives should never have to hear: “Why doesn’t this thing work?” The “thing” could be a mobile app offered to customers, a content management system used by employees on the back end, or something even more

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Conversing About Conversation

Conversation design (also called voice design, voice user interface (VUI) design, or conversation user interface design (CUI)) is building experiences where a user interacts with an Artificial Intelligence (AI) agent to complete tasks.

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 too are getting too many

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 IT decision makers. According to

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 the software system which involves

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. In 2018, the typical IT

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 innovation. Engineers need to be

5 Commonly Used Cloud-Native Technologies for Applications

The world has shifted towards fast-paced mobile applications, it became necessary for the IT industry to adopt a similar stance in the services and products they develop. An example of such a paradigm shift is the rise of cloud-based technologies and services. Cloud technologies have changed the way the industry

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 their cloud infrastructure in order

Understanding The Role UX Has In Cloud Development

Challenges of Integrated UX Conversations like “Hey, have you used this new app? It’s amazing!” are quite common these days. Every day we are using various applications spanning across different platforms.  User experience design (UX) is revamping the application with an aim to ensure customer satisfaction through improvements in accessibility,

Difference Between Cloud-Native, Cloud-Based, and Cloud-Enabled Development

Introduction Establishing a stable business requires resources which can accelerate the foundation and enable its smooth functioning even in complex situations. Enterprises prefer alternatives which can retaliate mediocrity and encourage professionalism in their business. Cloud computing brings on the services and resources that big enterprises and companies necessitate. It has

When Should You Modernize Legacy Software?

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 triggers for modernizing your legacy