How is technology changing the sustainable fashion industry?
25 billion pounds of textile are generated every year in the United States alone, and about 15% of that is donated or recycled. The rise of sustainable fashion’s popularity is well based on the concern of textile waste...
Why Do We Ask So Many Questions Before and During the Development Process?
Question - the most powerful tool in communication. It all starts with a question! So why do we ask so many questions before we start the development process? Why are there so many ‘whys’?
Application Integration — Why Is It Rising in Popularity and How to Approach It
Maybe you have a business centered around an application (operational-wise or business-wise), or you’re one of the app’s creators. Regardless of how you’re connected with the app, there always comes a time when you have...
How the Restaurant Industry Changes due to the COVID-19 Pandemic? Trends, Predictions, and Success Stories
The COVID-19 pandemic has redefined many businesses and how they conduct operations. This change often calls for a complete overhaul of business processes so companies can stay on the market.
8 Human Resource Tech Trends That Will Influence Your Business in 2021
By design, Human Resources is all about people. But does it mean that we should keep it away from technology? Quite the contrary.
Networking Challenges and Opportunities at Digital Conferences and Virtual Events
The COVID-19 pandemic has imposed many constraints on our lives. Most widely affected are any activities involving multiple people gathering in one place. We’re seeing schools, offices, movie theaters, restaurants, and...
10+ Ways to Optimize Your App Development Cost
Everyone who has ever built an application knows this too well: software development can be pretty costly and time consuming. Especially now, in a world affected by the pandemic, finding ways to cut excessive costs is...
Jitsi, a Video Conferencing Alternative to Zoom and Google Hangouts
With remote working becoming more popular, video conferencing has become a daily part of our lives. Everything from daily standups, to creative brainstorms, even office social events have moved online.
Budgeting Tailored to Your Software Project Needs—Target Price
10 years of experience in delivering software have shown us that there is no one-size-fits-all budgeting solution for every business and type of project. Our role as a partner requires finding the budgeting model that...
Open Source Ecommerce Platforms Comparison Part 2 — Performance and Extensibility [Summer 2020]
Our previous blog post gave you an overview of the most popular ecommerce platforms based on Ruby, Node.js, and Python. We’ve evaluated them in terms of how quickly you can set up an online shop and what possibilities...
Open Source Ecommerce Platforms Comparison Part 1 — The Best Ruby, Node, and Python Ones [Summer 2020]
There are tons of free or inexpensive ecommerce platforms available. The likes of Shopify or WooCommerce seemingly have it all and don’t require any development effort to be set up. But open source ecommerce platforms...
Has Software Development Adapted in the Age of Masks and Remote Work?
The COVID-19 pandemic has strained governments, industries, and people alike. We’re still trying to assess the damages, analyze strengths and weaknesses, and grasp the situation in its entirety. If anything is clear,...
18 Tips on Running a Successful Software Development Project
What comes to mind when you think about running a web app project?
How Switching to Pipedrive Helped us Boost Sales Conversions
The Monterail Growth team has been working with a CRM system for many years now, and to great success. But as the team began expanding, growing along with the company, certain strategic changes had to be made.
What’s the Best Way to Upgrade an Outdated Codebase?
I have an app in Ruby on Rails dating back to 2011 that hasn’t gotten any new features in the past five years. It’s slow and barely able to serve our growing user base. Can you help us deal with it?