Insights on the latest technologies, trends processes and advancements within technology, as well as Audacia news and updates.
When to prioritise investing in technology projects
Research reports that digital-first companies are 64% more likely to achieve their business goals than their peers. And that digital transformation and a focus on customer experience can generate a 20-30% increase in customer satisfaction and economic gains of 20-50%.
However, when is the best time for your organisation to prioritise technology?
If you’re close to signing off…
How to scope requirements for your software development project
There are a number of well-established off-the-shelf software packages tailored to solve business process challenges. However if, like many businesses, you find these digital products don’t meet all of your requirements, you’ll be investing in technology that is custom-made specifically for your business and your unique processes.
Once you’ve identified an appropriate supplie…
4 management strategies for successful software projects
#1 – Executive Sponsorship
Executive sponsors continue to be the top driver of whether projects meet their original goals and business intent.
75% of respondents admit that their projects are either always or usually “doomed right from the start”
An effective executive sponsor understands how the project aligns to the overall business strategy and is able to keep all stakehol…
The user-driven approach that drives success in technology projects
People want to use accessible, intuitive technology that achieves specific results efficiently and effectively. If they can’t do what they want to do with minimal effort, then the usability has failed.
Clear, intuitive software ensures users can follow a process or complete a task with significantly less training and support than complex, convoluted systems. When users strugg…
Webinar - Empowering Innovation: The Rise of Low & No-Code Tools
With 75% of large enterprises expected to be using at least 4 low-code development tools for both IT application development and citizen development initiatives by 2024, Low & No-Code tools are quickly becoming a mainstream solution to reduce IT backlogs and accelerate digital transformation initiatives.
“We want anyone to be a developer, whether they code or not” - Satya…
Manufacturing CEOs: 5 signs it’s time to review software systems
Does software only get attention when something goes wrong? If so, you’re not alone.
Manufacturing businesses can often view software solutions as a fix to a problem, rather than a business enabler. But having adaptable systems is key to enabling your business to scale in line with your ambitions and provide a platform for strategic innovation.
To follow on from Digital Manuf…
Audacia launches bespoke software platform for Techbuyer
The six month project delivered a stable and robust platform that reduces downtime, improves reporting, resilience and sales management and provides enriched product data.
Techbuyer IT security manager, Rich Kenny, said:
“We complied an initial list of almost 40 soft…
Why technology is key to continuous improvement
Continuous improvement is far from a new philosophy. Dating back to the 1950's, Japanese manufacturers such as Toyota decided to make incremental changes in processes and products to remove waste and increase business efficiencies and outcomes.
The same is true today. Through ongoing efforts to improve the quality of services, products and processes through constant review, m…
What is .NET Core?
First, A Little History on .NET
During the late 90s, Microsoft started work on something that they were calling Next Generation Windows Services (or NGWS for short). NGWS was originally designed to let Windows users access all kinds of services over the Internet.
In fact, in an early presentation for NGWS, Steve Balmer (who hated the name NGWS) said that it would allow users …