Your Sort Guide to Sentiment Analysis

Sentiment analysis — the process of examining texts for opinions and feelings with Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML) — gains in popularity with more and more applications appearing to unleash its potential. From providing businesses with insights on how people feel about certain products, topics or advertisements to identifying signs of depression … Continued

Social Networking in Enterprise: Good or Evil?

In addition to covering the basic communication needs of social beings, social networking platforms allow businesses to move towards better connectivity, collaboration, and productivity. That is why they are now on the rise in the modern enterprise workplace.  Nevertheless, the beneficial potential of enterprise social networking (ESN) does not override its controversy. There are cases … Continued

Leveraging Data in Media & Entertainment

It's no secret that the current media & entertainment market is very competitive. While big players of the industry are conquering for dominance, smaller businesses are searching for ways of filling the big fish's void. And both have all the chances to succeed without having left much to chance, but by simply understanding their customer … 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

Building A Social Network Website From Scratch

Does it make sense to build a new social network? There were hundreds of attempts to create own social network like Facebook and Twitter but how many succeeded in winning interested users? Despite this, there’s a chance that your idea will prove its value if there’s a need for what you are offering. Take a … 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

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

Monetizing with Mobile Advertising

One of the most common requests from developers of mobile applications is for reports on monetization. Everyone is interested in success stories about how someone made millions of dollars. We hear heated arguments about what is the best way to earn money. Everyone wants to repeat success, and experience it first-hand. Deciding how to generate … Continued