Big Data, Business Intelligence, Database

Big Data: what, why now, how

WHAT In today's business and technology world you can't have a conversation without touching upon the issue of big data. Some would say big data is a buzzword and the topic is not new at all. Still from my point of view recently, for the last two-three years, the reality around the data has been… Continue reading Big Data: what, why now, how

Dedicated Development Team, IT Start Up

How can IT Start-Up Companies benefit from Outsourcing and how to successfully establish a Dedicated Development Team (DDT) nearshore?

Do Dedicated dev teams suit Start-Ups? Outsourcing of the part of work was thought to be the preserve of large multinationals. But not any longer. In fact even fledgling Start-Ups can benefit from outsourcing aspects of their business to a third party and it may be even more appealing due to the specifics of the… Continue reading How can IT Start-Up Companies benefit from Outsourcing and how to successfully establish a Dedicated Development Team (DDT) nearshore?

E-commerce, IT Trends

Trend that will fuel e-commerce

It seems online marketplaces are cropping up everywhere. The most successful examples are of course Amazon’s Marketplace, eBay, Apple’s App Store, and Valve’s Steamworks. In 2011 E-commerce displayed resilient growth and is supposed to grow steadily in 2012 One of the leading technology-focused research and consulting firm, Forrester, recently provided a report on European e-commerce… Continue reading Trend that will fuel e-commerce

Facebook

People say: What annoys you about Facebook?

Are you on Facebook? I’d like to know the quirks, issues and annoyances you deal with on this social network. Whether you use Facebook to connect with friends or to manage your company's brands, chances are you've found the service lacking. It could be something inherent to the site (like confusing security controls), how your… Continue reading People say: What annoys you about Facebook?