Insights on the latest technologies, trends processes and advancements within technology, as well as Audacia news and updates.
Development debunking: Myths of bespoke software
When it comes to updating, improving or replacing your business-critical systems, a bespoke software development company can help create an efficient and effective product that benefits its user. However, with the idea of bespoke software often comes a concern of the risks associated with the approach.
Here we’ve looked at four common bespoke software misconceptions and what …
An Agile or Waterfall approach to bespoke software development?
Planning a software project can seem like you're entering a minefield. Getting the right requirements impacts directly on the functionality, practicality and usability of your development, so ensuring your plans have all avenues covered is key.
But once you’ve opted for bespoke software over an off-the-shelf product, what’s the best planning approach to take? Well, you’ve es…
Audacia doubles office space as headcount growth continues
Audacia doubles office space by relocating to a 4,090 sq ft office at 46 The Calls, as we continue our strong headcount growth and new business wins.
After doubling our headcount in 2017 to 32 developers, analysts and testers and opening a second office in London to service a growing number of clients located in the South East, we have made the move to a top-floor office tha…
Are manufacturers realising the value of the digital supply chain?
'Digital disruption’ describes the change that occurs when the value proposition of goods or services is impacted by digital advancements. It’s a phenomenon with far-reaching impact, spanning industries and business functions alike, while disruptive technologies also impact how we live our day-to-day lives. With the ubiquity of mobile devices, vastly improved mobile data infr…
How to upgrade your legacy systems
When it comes to keeping a business’s processes working efficiently, it becomes essential to address legacy systems, in particular when they reach end of life. There a number of different approaches that business’s can take to reform their legacy systems; we tend to follow four methods depending on the stage and status of the existing framework, in order to achieve the greate…
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 …