Strategic partnerships are indispensable for businesses in today's rapidly-evolving landscape. Among the many options available, teaming up with Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) has emerged as a popular and viable choice, especially when partnering with a Software and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) company. This blog delves into the world of MBEs, elucidates the benefits of forming alliances, and sheds light on the advantages of collaborating with a Software and BPO company.
Cloud computing is a broad term that encompasses the delivery of various computing services over the Internet. It involves providing on-demand access to computing resources, such as servers, storage, databases, networking and software applications, without the need for on-premises infrastructure. There are multiple categories within cloud computing, one of the most popular categories is SaaS (Software as a Service).
Agile software development is a modern approach to building and delivering software in a more flexible and efficient way. It focuses on collaboration, adaptability and delivering small, usable parts of the product regularly. The short, manageable periods of development are known as "iterations." Agile has transformed the way software is designed, developed and delivered, leading to faster turnaround times, increased customer satisfaction and a more responsive development process.
DevOps is a combination of development and operations, two different practices and a set of principles merged into one. The combination of development and operations teams allows for improvement in collaboration and project delivery with a focus on increasing the overall efficiency of product development and deployment. The idea is to break down different silos of the two teams and further integrate the two through a culture of continuous cross-functional support, communication and projects together. There are the main areas that the two teams collectively collaborate together:
Interviewed by Adam Burroughs | Smart Business Magazine | INSIGHTS Digital Transformation
Businesses should use the data they collect to validate decisions, measure performance and find areas of improvement. To do that, data should be visible, consistently formatted and shareable. But it's typically not.
"Business data often needs to be formed into a better, more consumable shape," says Mehul Kenia, a product architect at EOX Vantage. "That's usually because it's stored in discrete systems, even when companies take a cloud-based approach to storage. That makes data hard to link for a clear, holistic picture."Enter Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). This data management solution can add value to data, offer real-time data and generally make things more efficient.
Working smarter, not harder is going to be a primary success factor in the future. As technology continues to evolve, business processes will continue to increase speed in turnaround time and the companies that can not keep up will inevitably be left behind.
Acronyms pop up all over in business and can really get confusing when talking about different ideas and concepts quickly with someone when there are so many.
With Siri and Alexa to talk to, deepfake videos, ChatGPT, social media algorithms and ads that show up after you only said it earlier in the day, technology has made one thing clear-- it's here to stay and it's going to get to know you, whether you know it or not.
Topics: Tech Tuesday
Interviewed by Jayne Gest
All too often, business owners and executives find their companies bogged down by the essential, noncore operational needs - things like communication, developing dashboards, creating reports, document management, project management, and regulatory and compliance management.