Outsourcing software development is a powerful and effective business strategy for companies without the time or resources to complete a project in-house. Though there are many benefits to outsourcing software development, some companies may be hesitant to leverage it because of some of the risks that can be involved.
Check out some of this week's top articles about Agile development methodology, Scrum, kanban, the cloud and other software development news.
Maximizing the Coexistence of Scrum and Kanban – Techwell.com – 10/13
Happy Friday! Welcome to our second Weekly News Roundup where we share some of the top stories we read this week about mobile applications, software development, enterprise systems, and technology trends.
Agile for Mobile Application Development – InfoQ – 10/6
We recently partnered with Fourworkx, a cloud-based workforce management solutions provider, to help turn its data management system into a cross-functional, cloud-based program that could forecast workload and staffing needs for the customer service industry.
Earlier this month, I attended the Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit in Orlando, Florida. The Shinetech management team attends these types of conferences and events several times a year in order to stay up to date with the latest trends, research and best practices in the outsourcing industry.
At Shinetech, we encourage self-development, collaboration and leadership among our employees. In order to foster that growth, we provide many educational opportunities like technical trainings to help our developers evolve their skills and expertise. This month, we teamed up with ThoughtWorks, a company that aims to revolutionize software design, creation and delivery, for our first co-hosted technical seminar.
The increasing trend of consumers using mobile devices instead of PCs or brick-and-mortar stores to shop has created a need for retailers to improve their websites for optimal return. From load time to the nuances of how the text is represented on the page, there are many factors that will turn a visit to a website into a transaction.
We’re pleased to announce that for the second year in a row, Shinetech Software has been named to the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S.! Shinetech’s impressive three-year growth of 140 percent earned us a ranking number of 2,680 in the IT Services category.