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Is Your Business’s Python Application Ready For 2020?

Posted by: Chris Wilson 4 years, 4 months ago

If you aren’t closely following the Open Source world, you might not have heard that Python 2 is going to be officially retired as of April 2020. After nearly 20 years of service, Python 2 will no longer be receiving updates and security fixes after this spring. The core developer community for Python is looking to direct all of their focus to Python 3, which has been available since 2008. Like some other updates from the Open Source world, not all code is compatible with the new version, and consulting with experts can keep your software running smoothly.

Software Development: Managing for Success

Posted by: Julianne Chatelain 8 years, 3 months ago

Fear can keep companies from using software to solve business problems. Stories from past projects can make programming seems like magic – and just as hard to evaluate. Below are tips to manage risk and plan for success.

Scope: a Key to Project Development

Posted by: Jessica Wilson 8 years, 8 months ago

No matter how you look at it, project development is an undertaking. Sure, some projects will be easier than others, but all have their own challenges. One such challenge is that of scope. Understandably, scope is an integral piece of project development especially since the lack of scope can lead to detrimental scope creep. Obviously, a project taking longer and costing more is not an ideal for any party involved. However, if happens more times than you might think. So how do you avoid falling victim to such an adverse situation? You clearly and succinctly define the scope of your project.

Why Scope Matters

Posted by: Chad Williams 9 years, 9 months ago

If you've ever thought about a project, be it an app, software or what have you, you know how all kinds of ideas can pop up, but are they all realistic to the kind of product you’re looking for? This is where scope becomes not only a necessity, but a means by which the process can be made simpler both for those generating ideas and for those developing said ideas. Scope lays out all the information needed to take a project from layout to requirements and so on. In other words, you can get a project from start to finish that much more easily and realistically.

The Influence of BYOD on Enterprise App Stores

Posted by: Jessica Wilson 9 years, 11 months ago

In the past, employees were required to use a device issued to them by a company. This system ensured a number of things including security. However, as the use of personal devices has proliferated in the world, it was inevitable that it would also enter the workplace. Thus, the idea of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) came to be. Nowadays, BYOD is hardly a new concept, but it remains relevant as companies continue to incorporate BYOD policies and practices. This approach even includes things like creating and incorporating customized enterprise app stores.



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