The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to revolutionize the way the world works. Just think of intelligent homes, connected vehicles, smart traffic control, and telemedicine! Many IoT applications are still years of technology improvements away, but the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) implemented in today’s factories is something early adopters can benefit from right now. The IIoT in manufacturing has the potential to generate so much business value that it will eventually lead to the fourth industrial revolution, already named Industry 4.0. Continue reading
It has never been as easy to get lost in the rapidly advancing tech environment as it is today, when the is penetrating nearly every aspect of our lives and new technologies are constantly emerging, producing disruptive avalanches of change. The world is evolving faster than ever, and those who cannot embrace the new reality and do not take the time to learn new skills will be left behind.
This simple truth is especially relevant in connection with embedded software testing, which has significantly changed in the last decade. Software testing has always been one of the most important phases in embedded systems development, requiring a heightened code coverage and security level. However, since the traditional waterfall model made way for continuous delivery, it has become the biggest challenge for many embedded developers. Continue reading
Auriga Baltics, Auriga’s engineering center in Vilnius, Lithuania, established back in 2010, is gaining momentum as a “one-stop nearshore outsourcing destination” for EU customers. In this interview with Sergey Berezko, Head of Auriga Baltics, we figure out what makes the company so attractive. Continue reading
In a constantly changing economy, customers are a valuable asset that requires effective work at all business process stages, including targeted marketing, sales conversion, and after-sales service. All these steps must be transparent, fixed, and traceable. That is why CRM solutions have become such popular instruments in recent years.
It may seem that customer relationship management has never been as easy and efficient as today when there are so many user-friendly CRM solutions coming in all shapes and sizes, as well as price tags. However, ways of doing business vary, and each organization using SugarCRM/SuiteCRM has unique business processes and operations. Off-the-shelf or out-of-the-box options may look good to start with, but there is no one solution that suits every type of company. Continue reading
In many ways, 2016 was an important year for driverless vehicles full of historic moments. In that year, major automakers—from Daimler to BMW, Audi, and Hyundai—invested billions of dollars in autonomous vehicle development and worked in partnership with tech players to become leaders in the race for self-driving cars. It was the year driverless and semi-autonomous cars were made available to the public for the first time, at least in trial mode, and the year that sparked a hot debate on the challenges of self-driving mobility and car automation. Continue reading