September 22, 2020

How to Approach Legacy Systems Modernization

Legacy systems, built at the outset of businesses, operationalize important data and serve as information containers critical to everyday operations. Yet, at some point, a legacy system can no longer keep up with the emerging business demands and accommodate technologies. The latest data shows that enterprises spend a disproportionate amount of investments on keeping the old systems afloat and then fall short when it comes to new tech investments. Considering the savings factor and the mounting competitive pressure, that’s why legacy software modernization becomes imperative.

September 18, 2020

Sprint Review: Is It Possible Remotely?

According to the Agile Manifesto, face-to-face communication is the most effective way of conveying information to and within the development team. Consequently, co-location is the cornerstone of Scrum, the most popular Agile methodology. With that in mind, it seems that remote product workshops, Sprint Reviews, and other Scrum events are out of the question. But what if external consequences, like the pandemic, leave no other options? Does it mean the end of Scrum? Well, in fact, (spoiler alert!) it doesn’t as this blog post proves.

September 11, 2020

Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control: Key Differences Explained

Quality Assurance and Quality Control are two different approaches to achieve product excellence which are often confused and used interchangeably. QA and QC are similar in many ways, not just that they share the word "quality". However, both processes have certain underlying differences. This post will help you understand what QA and QC have in common, how the two processes differ, and how they can be combined in the SDLC.

September 8, 2020

Edvantis Achieves ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Security Certification 

In August 2020, Edvantis was fully certified by TÜV SÜD Management Service for ISO/IEC 27001:2013 — an internationally recognized standard for managing information security for consulting and software engineering services for high-tech industries.

August 14, 2020

The Best Ways to Align Distributed Teams in IT Outsourcing

Coupling staff augmentation with in-house and remote teams has become standard practice in many companies. Yet, leaders and managers often see the remote units as an addition to their “main” workforce and forget about proper communication and team alignment. Get to know the key best practices for keeping your distributed teams aligned.

August 4, 2020

What is IT Advisory?

With the tech evolution’s speed, it’s almost impossible to keep track unless being on top of technology is your only responsibility. This is why IT advisory is in such high demand. n this post, we’ll do our best to help you understand what IT advisory is, what its benefits are, and how to understand if this service is right for you. Companies of all sizes may need professional advice, reinforced by global IT insights and subject-matter experts.

July 21, 2020

Your Quick Remote Meetings Guide for the “New Normal”

The new WFH (work from home) trend has made remote meetings the “new normal” in most companies’ routine. Yet, several big questions persist: can remote collaboration be as productive as work done in the office? How to run a remote meeting effectively instead of making it a frustrating time-waster? And what tools should you use for a productive outcome? Let’s uncover this together!

June 30, 2020

Offshoring vs. Outsourcing in IT — What’s the Difference?

To achieve long-term success, any company should try to gain a competitive advantage. The efficient way to achieve this is by using external expertise and gaining extra agility in operations. The two main approaches to improving your operational performance are offshoring and outsourcing, especially in IT. Get to know the difference between these two approaches to scaling your operations.

June 23, 2020

Outsourcing MVP Development: Is It a Good Idea?

Outsourcing is an integral part of today’s software development market. As both the demand and costs keep climbing, it makes perfect sense to explore the alternative ways for launching new applications faster, better — and cheaper. But is it realistic to attain all three parameters at once? Can you outsource product development and still retain a competitive advantage? Let's find out together.