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Insight by Craig Lamb 8-min read

Infographic: Where’s My Ventilator? Smart Asset Tracking for Hospitals.

Hospital executives are regularly evaluating methods to reduce costs, while improving the delivery of care. One of the most significant opportunities for accomplishing these goals is in the area of mobile asset management (think any hospital equipment that moves: IV pumps, telemetry units, wheelchairs, etc).

Learn how IoT helps hospitals save money
News by Dea Corsi 2-min read

In The News: Rochester software firm expands to Philly

Rochester, New York based software development firm Envative is expanding to the Philadelphia market and planting an office here after partnering with a local angel group.

Read about Envative's expansion
Insight by Julie Maurer 5-min read

The Latest Trends in Mobile App Integration with IoT

You've probably heard references to it for years but, just what is the current trajectory of mobile app integration with the Internet of Things (IoT)? Technology is an ever-changing and ever-evolving thing. What may be the latest and most advanced trend at the moment can get succeeded by something better in a matter of days.

Learn the trends in IoT and mobile app integration
insight by Craig Lamb 5-min read

What to Look for in a Software Development Partner

I’m sure we can all relate to the elusiveness of 100% certainty in something, especially something you have never taken on before such as software development. Adding technological advancements to your product or creating web or mobile apps to enhance customer or employee experience can be a highly strategic move to keep up with the competition. 'Oh the things you can find if you don't stay behind.' But where to start? "Oh the things you can find if you don't stay behind." But where to start?

How to ensure success working with tech geeks
Insight by Marc Mastrella 7-min read

Predictions for the 5G Impact on Mobile App Technology

There's been a lot of hype lately about 5G networks. You've probably heard or read that 5G is next generation wireless network technology that’s expected to change the way people live and work. While it's been reported that 5G service is expected to be nearly 100 times faster than 4G, what will this really mean for technological advancements in industry and just how will that impact the consumer?

Learn how 5G will change mobile app technology
Tech Talk by Robbie Kubiniec 8-min read

5 Ways Scrum Teams Misuse Velocity

I think it’s time to go back to basics on what velocity is and how it should be used in a modern scrum team.

Read about these 5 misuses
insight by Dave Mastrella 7-min read

The Growing Trend of Self-Service Mobile Apps in Retail

Whether for customer service or mobile shopping, self service mobile apps are, now more than ever, a growing part of retail. Self-service apps are becoming the norm in the retail world. If you run a retail company, you need to start considering the value in these apps if you don't already use them.

Find out how these service apps change business
Insight by Craig Lamb 5-min read

The Power of Prototypes

Craig Lamb, co-owner of custom software development firm, Envative, provides his number one “go-to” recommendation for anyone engaging in a software development project. Whether it be for a new product or application or an overhaul to something that’s existing, read on to learn the true value of prototyping BEFORE a line of code is written for your project.

Learn the biggest risk to a software project
insight by Craig Lamb 5-min read

The Demise of the Software Cowboy

Billy the Kid may be considered the most infamous cowboy in history. He began his career in crime at the age of 15 by robbing a Chinese laundry. Dedicated to his craft, he developed amazing skills in robbing and shooting, as well as disappearing and eluding the law. He seemed unstoppable. What does this have to do with the evolution of software development?

Read why today's lone coder just isn't enough
Insight by Craig Lamb 3-min read

IIOT – The New Industrial Revolution

Thanks to the attention, research and investments made by major industrial leaders, the advancements of IoT applications in everything from manufacturing to farming is revolutionizing the industrial world. The IIoT is driving unprecedented disruption in an industry that has struggled in recent years due to talent shortages, and this offers hope for the industry’s future.

Read how IoT has affected so many industries
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