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If you're looking for insightful articles and blogs about software, business practices and current trends in technology, you've come to the right place. You'll also find news about Envative or clients we work with so you can get to know us a little better. And, if that's not enough, give us a call. We'd love to chat about what your needs are.


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Insight by Craig Lamb 5-min read

The Top 8 Tech and Business Trends to Watch in 2023

As 2023 gets off to a start, it is a good idea for corporations, start-ups, and investors to be aware of and understand the top technology and business trends that will shape the coming year. In fact, at the rate that the market is evolving, executives, founders, and the average person alike should know which trends are on their way out and which ones are shaking things up.

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Insight by Marc Mastrella 3-min read

What is Pen Testing of Software?

What Happens When You Penetration Test Your Application? Pen Testing, (short for Penetration testing), is a manual security review of your applications, and it's an important factor in effective cybersecurity. Application security testing can be automated, but automated procedures cannot find every vulnerability in your software. Some industry compliance regulations require penetration testing.

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Tech Talk by Marc Mastrella 5-min read

Understanding Actuators for IoT

Actuators are the workhorses of the Internet of Things and enable the automation or remote control of a wide range of processes in sectors that include consumer, industrial, healthcare, and transportation. This short article explains the role of actuators in IoT and outlines the different types of actuators that are used.

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Insight by Marc Mastrella 3-min read

The Best Way to Define Software Requirements

The fourth core principle of the Agile Manifesto addresses the response to change over a plan. However, this does not mean planning is unimportant. When it comes to software and app development, simply going with the flow is not an option. A plan and clear requirements are needed to create a successful product.

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by Craig Lamb 4-min read

7 Top Risks to Software Development

The average custom software development project can take several months to a year to complete. Projects that are larger in scope and complexity can take even longer. Whether your software development project is large or small, it's important to be aware of the most common risks to project success.

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Insight by Marc Mastrella 3-min read

8 Technology Trends to Watch Closely in 2022

As the world keeps evolving digitally, many firms are prioritizing digital technology efforts. The COVID-19 pandemic prompted many organizations to automate operations to be more adaptive. Businesses must increasingly focus on developing in-house technologies rather than relying on third-party services. Several technologies saw considerable progress in 2021, and significant progress is projected in 2022.

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News by David Mastrella 4-min read

Envative - Ready to take on Outside the Box Ideas

Interview of Envative Co-Owner, David Mastrella, conducted by: Lynn Fosse, Senior Editor CEOCFO Magazine Published – December 20, 2021: CEOCFO: Mr. Mastrella, what is the overall vision behind Envative and what is your focus now? Mr. Mastrella: We are a custom software development firm specializing in web development, mobile app development and IoT. We stick with these core areas of expertise.

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News by Dea Corsi 4-min read

Envative Named Top Web Developer by Goodfirms

Envative Recognized by GoodFirms as Top Web Development firm. Incorporated in 1998 and based in Rochester, New York, Envative is a US-based software development corporation specializing in custom web development, mobile apps, and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. The organization is unique in its ability to solve complicated technical problems and produce robust, end-to-end solutions for clients, no matter, building a single application or a multifaceted experience across varied digital platforms.

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Insight by Marc Mastrella 4-min read

Top Tips for Choosing a Custom Software Development Partner

Finding the best software developer for your business isn't always easy due to the wide range of choices. Sorting through all of the marketing hype is important to ensure a custom software provider is the right fit for your organization. Taking the extra time during the selection process is always well worth the effort to ensure you have no regrets about your decision.

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News by Dea Corsi 2-min read

Envative Named Top IoT Company 2021

Just recently, we’ve been recognized as one of New York’s leading IoT firms for 2021 during the esteemed Clutch Leaders Awards. Clutch is a B2B review platform that serves as a credible resource for businesses around the world. The site’s team annually holds an awards cycle to commemorate the remarkable work of different service providers from various industries and locations.

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