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November, 2019
| 9 Min Read

11 Advantages of Software Development Outsourcing

Throughout a wide range of industries, outsourcing software development to a dedicated software development company has become a growing trend. But why exactly? What are the advantages of software development outsourcing? Full disclosure: Yes, this is a service we offer at Baytech Consulting, so yes, we’re in support of it. But we’ve also been at this…

November, 2019
| 7 Min Read

Technical Debt and How It Impacts Your ROI

As with any type of debt, technical debt happens when you borrow from the future for today. You select a solution that will be fast and easy to develop — a solution that will get you past your major hurdles. But you know that the solution won’t be as elegant or well-optimized as it could…

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October, 2019
| 6 Min Read

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Businesses Today: An Overview

Artificial intelligence (AI) is all the rage in the business and tech communities these days. Everywhere you look, you find blogs, articles and reports that prattle on about “leveraging the power of AI to” do just about anything. Unfortunately, real understanding about what AI is and what it can do today seems to be quite…

20 
October, 2019
| 5 Min Read

State of DevOps

The way software is developed has changed significantly. The rise of DevOps as a guiding paradigm for software development has meant more applications are generated faster and better. In 2020, DevOps is poised to become far more the norm than the exception, driven by better investments in teams, cloud computing and organizational structures. According to a recently…

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October, 2019
, | 7 Min Read

The Role of a Project Manager in a Software Development

The project manager role has taken on a greater amount of prominence in the past decade. This is true across numerous industries, including the software development industry. Still, there is plenty of confusion about what a project manager does, as well as about what project management is—and isn’t. In this article, we’re going to look…

October, 2019
| 6 Min Read

What Are Progressive Web Apps (PWAs)?

Understanding Progressive Web Apps (PWA) and How They Can Help Your Business Progressive web apps are getting a lot of buzz, but what does that mean for you? Are they the future of mobile interaction? Can they help your business? Our progressive web app client guide will help to answer these questions and more. What…

October, 2019
| 9 Min Read

Software Project Failure: Why It Happens, How to Avoid It

On average, three out of ten IT projects fail among companies that aren’t in the top 25% of technology producers (1). Of those projects that succeed, more than half of them eventually cost almost 200% of their original estimates (2). The IT sector is booming and IT projects are plentiful, yet as many as a third of…

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September, 2019
, | 7 Min Read

Artificial Intelligence in Software Development

Artificial intelligence is beginning to change and improve software development. Over the next decade, we expect this trend to continue as machine learning improves the capabilities of AI-powered systems that help with software development. Read today’s blog post to understand how artificial intelligence is already affecting software development and get a glimpse where things are…

September, 2019
| 9 Min Read

Mobile App Development Native vs hybrid

No matter the business that one may be in, mobile apps are becoming an increasingly important part of capturing and maintaining market share. With so many companies seeking to develop mobile apps, a hot topic over the last few years has been whether it is best to go with a native app, a browser-based web…

September, 2019
| 5 Min Read

Software Prototyping: What Is It, and Is It Right for You?

Software prototyping is one of the many services that Baytech Consulting offers. For many firms it’s the undisputed best choice for software development, especially when working with a vendor like us for that development. But we realize that some of our readers aren’t familiar with the term. What exactly is it? And is it something…

September, 2019
| 5 Min Read

Python Development in 2019: Current Trends

Python is an ever-increasingly popular programming language, and that trend continues in 2019 and beyond. Just how popular is Python? According to Github’s Octoverse research project, it’s trending high by all sorts of metrics. Measuring by repositories created, Python is #3 and is on a meteoric climb, behind only Java and Javascript. By some other measures of growth,…

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August, 2019
| 11 Min Read

The Pros and Cons of Software Development Outsourcing

Over the last 10 years, one of the hottest and most controversial issues in the world of business has been outsourcing, typically from developed countries like the United States to poorer, developing ones. This has especially been true in the world of software development where many companies have opted for the far-cheaper services of programmers…

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August, 2019
| 7 Min Read

Migrating to Event-Sourcing and Microservices

As late as the 1990s, most heavily used business applications were running on mainframe computers or powerful network servers. These programs were typically monolithic, with the entire program needing to run for every use case. While this worked at the time, today’s systems demand scalability, resilience and responsiveness that such older models often cannot deliver….

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July, 2019
| 3 Min Read

The Pitfalls of In-House Software Development

If you need to develop custom software or upgrade your existing enterprise software, you have options. You can opt for in-house development or you can outsource it to a well-reputed software house. What is In-House Development? In-house development refers to building a software within your own company, utilizing your own resources and workforce. This may require you…

July, 2019
| 4 Min Read

Why Kubernetes is So Popular in 2019

If you want to deploy cloud-native applications, then Kubernetes is a powerful system that you can’t ignore. Since Google open-sourced Kubernetes in 2014, its usage has grown rapidly. According to Redmonk, 54% of Fortune 100 companies use Kubernetes. There are many reasons why Kubernetes is the go-to system right now. What is that? Should you use it? What…

July, 2019
| 5 Min Read

Time and Material vs Fixed Price: Which Pricing Model is Better?

You’ve finally settled on the right software developer and it’s time to set up a contract. You don’t want a pricing model that will force you to renegotiate late, so you want to get it right the first time. Let’s break down two popular software project pricing models to help you make an informed decision….

July, 2019
| 2 Min Read

We Are the Recipient of the 2019 Clutch Leader Award!

As a custom software development company focused on quality, our mission to deliver our clients’ visions on time, on spec, and on budget. Since we first opened our doors in 2007, software, the web, and apps have all changed in how they are developed and how the world uses them. We’ve kept up with the…

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June, 2019
| 4 Min Read

15 Tips for Choosing a Custom Software Development Company

Software is making its way into almost every area of our lives. All around the world, businesses are becoming increasingly dependent on software-based systems because they improve business process efficiency. If you’re considering revamping your existing software system or adopting a brand new one, there are many factors you need to keep in mind. Choosing…

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June, 2019
| 5 Min Read

7 Hidden Costs of Offshore Software Development

Do you want to outsource your software development project? You’re probably looking for a custom solution that tackles your specific business needs affordably. If you’re looking for the most cost-effective solution, you may be considering outsourcing your software development to a team from another country. Offshore software development is where you hire an overseas team…