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Software Testing in 2019: What Engineering Leaders Need to Know

Agile and DevOps have transformed software development forever. But is your business ready to respond to the next wave of opportunities? QA and testing have become more important than anyone could have imagined, only a decade ago. They’re now crucial ongoing activities in the mission to drive quicker deployments that respond to the business goals […]

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5G and foldable smartphones dominated CES

Each January the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas showcases the new year’s upcoming tech products. 5G and foldable screens should be 2019’s defining mobile technologies – but how quickly will they arrive? 5G was the talk of CES 5G technology will enable mobile internet that’s 10 to 100 times faster than current 4G technology. […]

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How Will 5G Impact Mobile App Development?

When we look at 4G LTE, it has delivered exciting experiences to consumers: fast internet browsing, high-definition video streaming, smooth and reliable video conferencing (most of the time) and online gaming. Mobile infrastructure takes a leap every nine or ten years, and 4G LTE first went live in 2009 (Stockholm and Oslo) followed by a […]

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Agile Development Gives Money Center Banks Competitive Advantage

Despite conservatism and a general aversion to risk, big money center banks are starting to adopt agile techniques to their software development efforts. The American Banker, a daily trade newspaper and website covering the financial services industry, has identified two of the leaders as JP Morgan Chase, the largest bank in the US by assets […]

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Foldable, Dual-Screen Smartphones Are Coming. How Can Developers Respond?

Folding smartphone rumors have given way to tech demos – and 2019 looks like the year of foldables. But what does this mean for mobile app developers? Samsung’s foldable screen has seen the light of day Samsung shared their upcoming foldable OLED display at the Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) earlier this month. Sadly, the phone […]

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Software Testing in 2019 – Is Your Business Competitive?

Software testing is evolving quickly. A new report highlights the technologies that developers can use to speed-up testing and deployment in the new year. But are you taking advantage of them? Smartbear released ‘The State of Testing 2018’ last month. This annual industry report surveys QA professionals to establish the methodologies, practices and tools that […]

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How Are Challenger Banks Shaping the Mobile Banking Landscape?

Challenger banks and financial apps like Monzo, Starling and Revolut might seem like a natural step in the digital revolution, to today’s consumers. Similarly, Netflix and Spotify have disrupted the film and music industries and set digital delivery and a totally in-app experience as the norm. So it hardly seems surprising that banking and financial […]

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How Secure is Your DevOps Infrastructure?

Your business might already enjoy the benefits of a DevOps strategy – but has it evolved its approach to security? Everyone knows that DevOps is about breaking down the silos between engineering and operations teams to shorten feedback loop and achieve continuous software delivery. With a DevOps mindset, one can expect benefits such as increased […]

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Artificial Intelligence – What Do Developers REALLY Think About AI?

Artificial Intelligence might be a buzzword in the press – but it has real implications for technology jobs. So what do developers really think about AI? Elon Musk warns of killer robots and describes AI as ‘humanity’s biggest existential threat’. Meanwhile, Bill Gates is more optimistic – claiming, ‘AI can be our friend’ and allow […]

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Hiring Developers in 2019 – The Trends You Need to Know

Are you a developer looking for a new job? Are you recruiting developers for your team? Here are the top factors motivating developers to find new roles for 2019. Although most developers are satisfied with their jobs, less than one in five are ‘extremely satisfied’ – according to research by Stack Overflow.

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