The Potential of Alternatives to Cloud Computing: Edge and Fog Computing

With the development of technologies which resulted in the emergence of the Internet of Things, companies worldwide started implementing cloud computing solutions as an alternative to on-premise software. With information getting to a cloud, it became much easier for businesses who deal with customer data to collect, access, analyze, and further use it. Furthermore, cloud … Continued

How to Choose the Right Warehouse Management System

Question. What is the warehouse? According to some common yet biased opinions, a warehouse is a sort of the black sheep of an enterprise. It is regarded as a place that generates nothing but additional costs, freezes working capital and complicates the work of a business. This is the reason why many executives choose to … Continued

The Need to Outsource: Points to Consider

For the last twenty years, the outsourcing of various business functions has become commonplace for companies across the industries. Sean Pepper, a partner in Deloitte's outsourcing practice, claims that “clients are increasingly addressing technological partners when it comes to innovation in digital, automation and analytics fields”. According to Computer Economics, the percentage of the total … Continued

8 Steps to Follow if You’re Taking over a Third-Party Project

Here at Elinext, we often find ourselves in situations when we are asked to complete a project which was developed by another company. When analysing such proposals, a new team has to understand why such types of requests are considered being too risky. On the other hand, we are not living in a perfect IT … Continued

The Importance of Soft Skills in IT (or Simply Any) Domain

Have you noticed? A lot of people in the industry are talking about soft skills these days. So first let’s start with the definition. Soft skills are non-professional skills that are not related to the official duties of a person. Teamwork - that’s the very word to understand what I’m talking about. By the way, … Continued

IoT for Modern Logistics: Everyone Is a Winner

Nowadays, global spendings on IoT across various business domains don’t cease growing. The International Data Corporation (or simply IDC) predicts that by 2020 this number will grow to $1.2 trillion. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) will reach 15.6%. Many professionals in the logistics sphere use new resources to improve supply systems and networks, and … Continued

What happens if you ignore Scrum components?

Today, agile software development is applied to the most of the projects and in case your team hasn’t used agile process frameworks yet, be ready that one day your client will come to you with an inspired expression on his face and say: “We must use agile!” And, for some reason, by “agile” most of … Continued

The Ultimate Guide to Hiring Developers for Your Project

Sometimes choosing a developer is as simple as asking a fellow business whom they use in their projects. However, other times you have to go through selection routines. Your main objective must be to create your own list of suitable developers, which conforms with your needs, and then reduce this list to your future team. … Continued

Top Questions and Answers about CRM

Growing businesses are looking for a better way to manage customer relations. Understanding that the idea to store their information in note cards or Google documents is a bit old-fashioned, they are wondering, what is CRM, how it works and how it can help their businesses. These questions are hardly unique, and there are some … Continued

The Art of Profitable App Entrepreneurship

It is almost useless to point out that people today have gone mobile. Nowadays apps are a perfect way to communicate with tech-savvy people. Statistics has it that an average American dedicates at least two hours to his/her smartphone a day. Hardly does the respective number differ greatly for other countries. As Gartner predicts it, … Continued