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insight by Dave Mastrella 6-min read

The Hidden Costs of Going Offshore for App Development

It's not always possible to develop apps in-house, and many business owners decide to outsource this process. Outsourcing to offshore developers can be very appealing when comparing development cost estimates with U.S. providers. In fact budget estimates from off-shore providers may come in at less than half! Why wouldn't you consider them?

7 Things to consider before offshoring your app development
Insight by Dea Corsi 5-min read

Explosion of Innovation - a side effect of pandemic

A recent article published in the Rochester Business Journal comments on the unexpected impact on companies seeking out new ways of doing business or products to solve previously unforeseen problems. Article author, Joseph Stefko, uses Zoom as an ideal illustration of the sudden explosion of technology to solve immediate needs. "Zoom’s a perfect example. Founded in 2013, it had grown to a respectable 10 million subscribers by February 2020. Three months later, it has 300 million subscribers, an astonishing increase of 2,900%."

Learn why covid-19 ignited innovation
Insight by David Mastrella 5-min read

The Million Dollar Question: Will it Cost a Million Dollars?

When it comes to Web and Mobile App Development, the first question we almost always hear is, "How Much will this Cost?" While I know the answer folks HATE to get is, "Well, that depends”, if I'm being totally honest, it really does depend!

Learn what factors most impact software cost
Insight by Marc Mastrella 5-min read

The Hospitality Technology That is Transforming the Hotel Industry

If you work in the hospitality industry, chances are that you’re always on the lookout for new ways to make your customer experience stellar. What if we told you that the answer isn’t in mints on the pillow or fresh pineapple at breakfast, but in apps and smart light bulbs? New hospitality technology is transforming what it means to run a hotel.

How can technology improve customer experience?
Insight by Craig Lamb 6-min read

7 Top Tech Trends That Will Change Healthcare

Before the US government passed the HITECH Act in 2009, healthcare lagged in technological innovation. Providers kept paper patient records and healthcare organizations had difficulty communicating cross-system. But today, technology and healthcare are working hand in hand to improve the lives of millions of people across the country-- and the world. With robust challenges still plaguing the industry, though, there's always a need for new ideas. That's why we're presenting you with this list of the top healthcare trends of 2020.

Learn 7 tech trends changing healthcare
Insight by Marc Mastrella 5-min read

4 Factors to Consider Before Writing a Mobile App RFP

When you’re looking for the best mobile app development company to build your app, there are many factors to consider and a Mobile App Request for Proposal (RFP) may certainly help you find the right partner for your project. A well written RFP will not only help mobile app development companies know exactly what you need, but will also help you to filter through companies that don’t align with your vision, goals, and budget.

Consider these 4 factors for your Mobile App RFP
Insight by Craig Lamb 5-min read

6 Industries Soon to Be Improved by Artificial Intelligence

Between Alexa, Google Home, and Siri it feels like AI technology is all around us. It can be a scary topic for people worried about robots taking over their day to day job. But the reality is, AI will make lives a whole lot easier and the future benefits of AI are far-reaching. Read on for six industry examples of artificial intelligence that will revolutionize your day to day, in a good way.

See which 6 Industries we see being improved
Insight by Dave Mastrella 7-min read

9 Signs You Need a Professional for Your Software Design and Development

Your business is only as good as the operations you have in place to manage everything. If you can't stay up to date with product development, sales numbers, and specific client needs, you're in trouble. That's why companies work so hard to choose the right employees, build a strong culture, and put the right systems in place to get everything done. Here are 9 signs you need a professional to handle your new software's design and development.

Learn why you need a pro for your software
insight by Dave Mastrella 6-min read

6 Predictions for Emerging Technologies in 2020

2019 has seen its fair share of innovation. Which technologies in 2020 are going to dominate the coming year? Get the latest predictions from industry experts.

What are our 6 predictions for 2020?
Tech Talk by Scott Terry 5-min read

Build your own Mobile Framework

In my last article we briefly touched on the existence of Envative’s mobile framework. This time we are going to discuss why, as a developer, you might want to build your own framework versus using existing frameworks or libraries. This can be a touchy subject for some developers, but my goal with this post is to detail and insight into what I believe to be the worthwhile benefits of creating your own mobile application framework.

See benefits of building a mobile framework
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