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Mixing Agile Scrum and Software Development Outsourcing

By Darya Kazovskaja on April 21, 2016

Mixing Agile Scrum and Software Development Outsourcing

Scrum shows perfect results as a methodology for project management. However, business representatives frequently avoid this approach because they question its compatibility when using remote developers.

However, a project in Scrum can be successful with a remote development team. Above all, you should follow specific principles of work. We talked to our Scrum team and nailed down 5 key recommendations based on their feedback. These tips will help you succeed in implementing a Scrum project while using outsourced developers.

5 Popular Digital Technologies for Grocery Stores

By Darya Kazovskaja on February 16, 2016

5 Popular Digital Technologies for Grocery Stores

Competition among leading supermarket chains is fierce. Many supermarkets are faced with the need to bring in consumers through different offers and coupons while also implementing the latest technological innovations to stay ahead of the curve. While small stores are investing more in customer service and providing a unique experience, big chains are turning to innovations in technology to solve their issues.

Contact Center Software Optimization: Single User Interface

By Darya Kazovskaja on January 20, 2016

Contact Center Software Optimization: Single User Interface

According to Deloitte’s 2015 Global Contact Center Survey, the impact of contact centers on business strategy formation continues grow rapidly. 96% of survey participants (more than 300 companies on five continents were surveyed) expect their contact centers to grow in the next two years and 72% are already planning to expand their functionality. This isn't a surprise because today contact centers play the role of front-office representatives and define the relationship between a company and its clients.

Creating an Office Tracking System for Mobile Devices

By Anna Voronova on December 17, 2015

Creating an Office Tracking System for Mobile Devices

Most mobile developers and testers working in a team setting have lost their test devices at some point. The problem of missing test devices is especially common in large teams that have multiple rooms in their office. Colleagues often borrow each other's test devices and, before you know it, nobody knows where they are.

Episode 2015: Azoft Team Holiday Greetings

By Aleksandra Seremina on December 15, 2015

Azoft facts - episode 2015

As we wind down for the holidays, we'd like to thank all our clients and everyone we've worked with in the past year. 2015 was full of new and exciting projects, ambitious challenges, inspiring achievements, and fantastic people. We are thankful to you for letting us perform as great professionals and reliable partners.

Custom Sales Apps vs. Ready-Made Solutions

By Darya Kazovskaja on November 25, 2015

Custom Sales Apps vs. Ready-Made Solutions

Mobile sales apps are a must-have for sales reps who are constantly on the go and multitasking – negotiating with clients, organizing meetings, making presentations, and closing deals. In particular, there are lots of ready-made sales enablement solutions available on the market today. Their quality improves with every update, driven by the high level of competition within the mobile industry. Nevertheless, businesses continue showing interest in the development of custom sales apps.

Mobile Sales Enablement: 4 Types of Apps for Increasing Sales

By Darya Kazovskaja on November 10, 2015

Mobile Sales Enablement: 4 Types of Apps for Increasing Sales

The success of any business depends on sales. From individual entrepreneurs to large corporations, everyone is interested in raising sales. Contemporary studies and growing technical capacities provide an opportunity to boost the efficiency of sales. Today it is easy to supply sales team with relevant information, which is of great necessity for the qualified communication with clients, and thereby to combine efforts of marketing and sales. This approach is known as sales enablement and many businesses rely on it for their sales strategy.

Hybrid Apps: The Answer to Increased Demand For Mobile Development

By Darya Kazovskaja on September 29, 2015

Hybrid Apps: The Answer to Increased Demand For Mobile Development

According to the latest survey by Red Hat, one of the world's leading software providers, 50% of business today need mobile development specialists. What's interesting is that among these businesses, native app developers aren't in high demand. Turns out, front-end web developers and back-end integration specialists take care of a significant portion of mobile development tasks these days.