Insights on the latest technologies, trends processes and advancements within technology, as well as Audacia news and updates.
Delivering successful IT projects: A decision making framework for CIOs
When your business identifies an opportunity for operational improvement, it’s time to work out how best to implement it. Technology delivers transformational change, improves efficiency and enhances business profit. But to secure maximum operational improvement, new digital transformation projects require robust planning.
Making the right decisions early on will set a course…
5 best practices for a successful systems integration project
Improving the quality and efficiency of your business-critical systems doesn’t always have to require completely rebuilding systems. Opting instead for a systems integration approach can reduce operational silos and deliver results without a major overhaul.
However, making the correct decisions in how to successfully integrate systems is pivotal to the project. According to G…
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…
Collaborate and challenge to get the right software requirements
For businesses to evolve, the tools at their disposal need to do likewise. Software systems are the backbone of many companies, allowing them to process, deliver and store data and information needed for their everyday activity. Yet after so long, businesses can run the risk of having out-dated software that isn’t achieving the right results.
This is where software developmen…
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 …