As the coronavirus pandemic continues to recede, most businesses have begun plans for returning employees to their offices. While each business’s strategy varies from one another, it seems the future for most employees will likely be a blend of flexible in-office and remote work. So while it appears it may be easier to either manage employees by returning them to the office or everyone just stays remote, the general consensus is that most employees want flexible options.
Before COVID-19, technology grew steady through budget increases as businesses transformed their processes, models, and strategies. However, the pandemic drastically changed companies’ approach in the second quarter of 2020 as technology investment plans showed a massive shift.
Regardless of the size and type of organization, every business should audit its IT system. Audits offer crucial insights into the computing systems and the business processes to assess for areas of improvement or shortcomings. The main objective in performing IT audits is to determine if there are any inaccuracies and inefficiencies in the management and use of the system. Even if your business is not currently facing trouble with potential risks, auditing is a way to see any upcoming issues before they hit. So, here are the three top benefits of IT auditing.
We often get asked the question about which is better Native App or PWA (Progressive Web Apps)? To answer, we always start with the difference – native apps are written to run on mobile devices while PWAs are written to run inside of web browsers. On average, most businesses do prefer native mobile apps to reach their audiences due […]
Web apps are the future, and 2020 made that fact just more apparent. Last year was a lesson in their importance as accessibility significantly impacted the way businesses were operating.
Creating custom software applications can never be just “one-and-done.” When developing an app, it’s equally important to plan for maintenance changes and updates. Keeping your system healthy and running is equally as important as the development.
Mobile applications have traditionally been written in native languages. However, the recent introduction of hybrid cross-platform frameworks, such as React Native and NativeScript, has been rapidly gaining usage over pure native. So, this recent increase in popularity raises the question – how should developers decide which to use?
When developing applications, there are lots of reasons why Automated Testing for Quality Assurance is beneficial. Automating testing shortens development cycles, avoids cumbersome and expensive repetitive tasks, and improves software. Adhering to automated testing best practices ensures that the testing strategies will deliver high-quality results and save valuable dollars.
We could have never predicted all of the ways the Covid-19 pandemic would affect us. The pandemic forced FocustApps to reprioritize, rethink decisions, and adjust some of our processes. Even now, as we migrate through this year, the shift in focus helps us recognize “the way we worked” is no longer working.
The Internet of Things (IoT) has brought a significant change in our daily lives and is one of the most popular technologies today. With the improvement of connectivity over the last several years, IoT has become more widespread as it expands into home and work environments. As these IoT ecosystems evolve and collect their data, they offer businesses the opportunity to tap into new territory by creating custom applications that utilize these data pools.