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The Cornerstones of UX Design for E-commerce

The Cornerstones of UX Design for E-commerce

In the world of e-commerce, the UX design plays a great role. Shoppers may love the products in your store, but it will be navigation, layout and CTA buttons that will persuade the user to buy.  Even though the best UX practices appear on a regular basis and are constantly updated, in the case of e-commerce there are a few UX cornerstones that have always been essential and applicable for any store.  Navigation Online shoppers hate losing their time. So…

Java 13 is Here: the Biggest Features that the Release Brings

Java 13 is Here: the Biggest Features that the Release Brings

Oracle finally introduced Java 13, thus, steadily following the recently adopted strategy “less is more”. With Oracle’s plan to release new features every six months, the arrival of Java 13 cannot be called groundbreaking – but it was anticipated, for sure. Such a granular release strategy is aimed to facilitate the development process by offering developers easier and predictable management of the new features. In this way, developers will not have to tackle dozens of brand-new features at once but…

AI for Credit Scoring: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

AI for Credit Scoring: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The financial industry is known to be quite a conservative one. Companies have been using traditional scoring methods for decades and remain quite hesitant about any innovations. However, numbers state that it’s time for a change. Even the slightest mistake in the data can lead to huge consequences. In 2016, an Asia-Pacific bank lost $4 million – all due to some data-entry errors. As well, traditional scoring limits the opportunity to apply for credit for a vast number of people,…

The Main Security Issues in the Mobile App Development

The Main Security Issues in the Mobile App Development

The advancement of technology allows software providers to create more secure and robust solutions but, at the same time, it also provides opportunities to design more advanced tools for hacking. The issues of security breaches and data leaks are of utmost concern for any software development provider. Last year, the average cost of a data breach was $3.8 million. The same figures were reached by the third quarter of 2019 and are expected to climb up to $6.5 million by…

Top 7 Most Demanded Features in Real Estate Management Software

Top 7 Most Demanded Features in Real Estate Management Software

Real estate management involves dozens of complex workflows and all of them need to be well-organized. To facilitate the process, development companies design real estate software that offers centralization and automation of these workflows.  SoftTeco has experience in developing applications for real estate management. While every client had different set of requirements, there were certain features that were essential for every solution.  CRM functions A client is the centerpiece of the real estate management so it’s crucial that you have…

Best Onboarding Practices to Follow in 2019

Best Onboarding Practices to Follow in 2019

The centerpiece of any company is the people. Their motivation and dedication towards work are the driving force behind the company’s growth and development. There are hundreds of HR practices that help companies retain employees and increase their loyalty and engagement. But, despite the company’s size, industry, or the number of employees, it always starts with one thing: onboarding. Many companies overlook the onboarding process, thinking that it’s something that can be skipped. However, onboarding plays a vital role in…

Top Three Programming Languages for IoT Projects

Top Three Programming Languages for IoT Projects

The Internet of Things is practically everywhere now. From smart homes to tiny devices collecting data on the water acidity, the use cases for IoT are close to endless. As some developers say, IoT can be used to gain data about anything that can be measured. This opens a whole lot of opportunities for those entrepreneurs that wish to develop an innovative product that will bring tangible benefit to the users and will correspond to high requirements in terms of…

What’s new in Angular 8.0?

What's new in Angular 8.0?

The 8th release is majorly about a new Angular compiler – Ivy and the possibility to give it a try, but a new version also features some serious changes. Fortunately, for a skilled frontend programmer the update would be easy to learn, considering the fact that the Angular team wrote a scope of schematics that will clarify everything.  In the article below, we will consider the main updates which Angular 8.0 brings on the stage.  TypeScript 3.4 Angular 8.0 now…

Pros and Cons of Outstaffing

Pros and Cons of Outstaffing

Outstaffing of the workforce is a new idea that has recently become quite common among the business industry in order to promote business ideas via technology. Most software businesses based in the United States or the United Kingdom use the services of software development companies in remote countries. You need a qualified team of people to turn a unique idea into a working product. IT staffing industry faces new challenges as finding qualified candidates is very hard. Thus, several firms…

PM Tools for a Business: Benefits, Tips and Tools

PM Tools for a Business: Benefits, Tips and Tools

Project Management tools are used to fulfill client requirements and supervise budget, time and scope limitations by project managers and teams. However, there is a wide variety of options available which can make it difficult for people to choose the right tool. Online Project Management Software Several small and medium-scale businesses are now incorporating online project management software into their operations. This software is provided by application service providers as a software-as-a-service and it uses cloud-based technology. Recently, it has…

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