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Customer Satisfaction Improvement: The Kano Analysis Method2023-05-29 49 Understanding the determinants of customer satisfaction is critical for organizations that want to produce products and services that meet or exceed the expectations of their customers. Customer satisfaction is a key component of any successful business. A powerful method that helps companies identify and prioritize the characteristics and attributes that drive customer satisfaction is called Kano Analysis. This article introduces Kano Analysis and explains how it can be used to analyze customer satisfaction.
Outsourcing Development for Startups: Main Reasons & Pitfalls to Avoid2023-05-25 58 Today's world is ready to offer us many opportunities for learning and development in multiple spheres. For this reason, a lot of people are filled with great revolutionary ideas that can change the world for the better. A startup is the first step on the way to building a great company. At this initial stage, there is only a funder who comes up with some idea and a few people who support him. Such partners are also called co-founders and they own some of the company's options.
SDH at HR Masters Summit 2023 in Bucharest2023-05-24 60 On May 23, 2023, Natalia Barashkova, HR Manager at SDH, attended HR Masters Summit in Bucharest.
Restaurant Apps from A to Z: Basic Functions & Development Tips2023-05-24 79 At this stage, the restaurant industry is more developed than ever. Of course, this is a big plus, but it also means that the competition is so high that it becomes very difficult to build a successful business. That is why there are statistics according to which more than 30%of restaurants close in the first years of their existence. The reasons for this can be numerous, starting from the mediocre quality of service and ending with poor advertising.
Hotel Management Software: How to Develop2023-05-23 61 Development of any business is always a very labor-intensive and time-consuming process. The hotel business is deservedly considered one of the most complex spheres. The owner must take care of quality living conditions, good food, parking, cleaning, timely payment of services and much more.
How Сan IoT Benefit Environment? Sustainable IoT Solutions2023-05-22 88 Every year people become more and more aware of global environmental problems. This gives an impetus to look for ways to solve them. Building an IoT startup that can benefit the environment is one of the best decisions you can make right now. It's a fairly new niche that doesn't have a lot of competitors and can offer all chances for success.
Development of Software for Dental Practice Management2023-05-18 88 Dental software development services from a trusted provider are the best solution to create a product that will allow your business to realize its potential and provide you with the highest level of dental care.
Backlogs in Achieving Development Goals: from Product Vision to Release2023-05-17 97 In project management and software development, the term "backlog" refers to a list of tasks, features, or issues that have been prioritized for future execution. In essence, it consists of a collection of work that still needs to be finished.
SDH was Recognized by Clutch as Ukraine's Top Medical Web & Software Developer2023-05-17 59 Clutch has recognized SDH as one of Ukraine's top 15 medical web and software developers!
Use Case: Theoretical Definition And Practical Approach2023-05-17 88 Use cases are used to explain and document the interaction that is required between the user and the system to accomplish the user's task. Business analysts are typically responsible for writing use cases. When are they employed in software development process? Practice of business analysts includes a lot of different ways of identifying, documenting and developing client`s requirements. Use case is one of them. Use case is a step description of the system behavior when interacting with someone or something (actors). The format of use case is more strict than stories — a broader description of the scenario with an alternative flow of actions. There are several ways to present (documentation) — charts, tables, formal descriptions and others. In 1986, Ivar Jacobson was the first who formulated textual and visual modeling techniques for specifying use cases in 1986. And in 1992 his co-authored book ‘Object-Oriented Software Engineering - A Use Case Driven Approach’ helped to spread and popularize the technique for revealing functional requirements, especially in software development.
Healthcare ERP Solutions: Comparison of Key Features2023-05-16 73 An ERP system (enterprise resource planning) is software designed for planning enterprise resources. The solution provides control of internal processes and the ability to make important decisions in real-time for business development. The systems first appeared in the early 1990s in response to the increasing complexity of internal operations and the need to balance the management of company resources. Initially, ERP systems were used in manufacturing enterprises, and after demonstrating their effectiveness, they migrated to the service sector, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.
Application Development for Pharmacies2023-05-15 109 The pharmaceutical industry has moved to the online sector. An increasing number of pharmacies are operating via their own websites and mobile applications, where customers can order drugs online with delivery. The scale of such changes is surprising: by 2028, the online pharmacy market is forecast to exceed $250 billion in revenue, while in 2021, the segment’s turnover revenue did not exceed $70 billion.
5 Python Frameworks for Web App Development2023-05-12 132 Python is a popular programming language that benefits from simple syntax, comprehensive libraries, and working tools for automating development and testing.
How to Find Investments for Healthcare and Digital Health Startups2023-05-12 155 Any project, including a startup in the field of health, might be evaluated in a playful way because this simplifies the understanding of a number of points. If we compare the launch of a startup with a video game, then the stage of attracting investments is quite consistent with the “boss battle”. So, despite the fact that almost all startups designate this goal as an ordinary one, only a few achieve it. Statistics say that only 0.05% can boast of successfully attracting venture capital.
HIPAA Compliant IT Services and Solutions for Dental Clinics2023-05-11 83 HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is a law on the succession and accountability of health insurance, which prescribes a mechanism for the exchange of personal health information, as well as its protection from unauthorized access. It is used to collect information in hospitals, doctors' offices, and other businesses providing healthcare services.
10 Web Development Trends in 20232023-05-10 263 A competitive, useful application is a basis for scaling a business, promoting it among similar ones, and increasing profitability. However, in order to create an interesting, viable product, it is important to pay quite much attention to the development process itself, introducing current trends in the work. Integration of the latest technological innovations ensures attraction of more users and, accordingly, strengthening of the position in the market.
IoT in Agriculture: Examples of Using Technologies for Smart Agro2023-05-09 147 The Internet of Things is rapidly penetrating most areas of human activity. Health and fitness apps, home automation solutions, automotive and logistics, smart city management systems, and the Industrial Internet of Things, - all work with connected devices.
Key Steps to Improve Cybersecurity in Healthcare2023-05-09 102 When referring to cybercrime, many of us imagine illegal activities in the areas of finance, banking security, etc. But criminal actions against our personal data in the healthcare sector are no less dangerous: the risks are not only associated with the possibility of illegal use of information, but also with the lack of timely access of medical staff to them due to violated confidentiality. Below, we will discuss the problem areas of cybersecurity in healthcare, as well as effective steps to protect personal information.
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis2023-05-09 213 "Anything That Can Go Wrong, Will Go Wrong" Murphy's General Law
SDH at DDX 2023 in Munich2023-05-08 144 On May 6, 2023, Alla Kovshova, Marketing Director at SDH, and Daria Kyrychenko, UX/UI designer, attended the DDX conference in Munich.
12 Best Websites to Hire Developers for Your Startup in 20232023-05-01 164 An original idea is far not enough for creating a useful, viable mobile application. Even if your idea is fundamentally different from the projects of competitors and has significant advantages, there are often obstacles to its implementation. Firstly, competent performers are needed, because the author is unlikely to be able to realize the idea on his own. Of course, having technical skills and some experience in writing programs suggests that at least minimal theoretical chances do exist. But most frequently, you have to involve third-party specialists. Below some information on where to find a responsible performer for the development of a mobile application.
SDH at DMEA 2023 in Berlin2023-05-01 135 On the 25th and 26th of April, the DMEA exhibition was held. The Managing Partner of our company, Vasyl Kuchma, and the CTO, Pavlo Yablonskiy, attended it to explore new opportunities and collaborations with industry leaders.
‘Waterfall’ Model in IT Healthcare: Terms and Niches of Implementation2023-04-26 312 Health Information Technology is a specific area of the IT industry. It includes the creation, design, testing, implementation, usage and maintenance of information systems that shrink distance between patients and the healthcare industry. Automatization and interoperability of healthcare management processes help to improve personal patient care, public health, low costs, reduce errors, and increase efficiency in healthcare providers (managing, equipment, tools, methodology of observation and influence, financing, etc.).
SDH at SaaS Showcase 2023 in Ottawa2023-04-21 170 [Ottawa, Ontario] — [April 20] — Software Development Hub is excited to announce that our team attended the SaaS Showcase event in Canada on April 20.
Natural Language Processing Applications2023-04-21 214 The Natural Language is a principal method of human communication. It comprises of words and is expressed by means of text, speech and gestures. The gesture is not the main character of this post so were going to proceed with text and speech. In our digitalized world we are highly encouraged to communicate with devices and by the way reading this post is indeed a communication by text. All these factors have led to a fact that NLP has become in the front lines of ML / DS topics. So what do we know about NLP ?
The FHIR Standard for Secure Collaboration in Healthcare2023-04-21 157 The healthcare industry is constantly improving by introducing new technological solutions. Today, doctors can fill out electronic medical records, prescribe treatment based on information from a patient's wearable device, and much more. The FHIR standard is also among the solutions that greatly benefit the healthcare system.
Predictive Medicine with IoT Wearables2023-04-19 165 At the moment, the market for IoT devices has reached an unprecedented size. But, despite this, every year this industry continues to expand. According to global market statistics, the growth of IoT devices amounts to 8% per year on average. After the world faced the Covid-19 pandemic, IoT wearable technology proved to be an excellent tool for monitoring the patient's condition and helping in the fight against this disease. At the present time, the range of applications of such technology has become much broader. Therefore, we can see many types of these devices in the healthcare sphere, and they are used for different purposes. But despite everything, the main focus of IoT applications remains Predictive Medicine.
How to Develop an Internet of Things Application for Pet Care2023-04-19 168 These days, we can confidently say that the tendency to get pets is increasing. The main impetus for this, of course, was the period of quarantine, when most people were forced to stay at home. Exactly then, in order not to feel lonely and have more fun in life, a lot of people have decided to have a new member of the family. Undoubtedly, pets make our lives happier and we love them very much. That's why when it comes to taking care of animals or their comfort, we are ready to spend large sums of money. The IoT pet products market is ready to offer us many technological solutions that can make our lives much easier and shield us from unnecessary worries. But, on top of that, it is also a great field for establishing a business with a minimal number of competitors.
Best Prototyping Tools for UI UX Designer2023-04-18 171 Prototyping is an important step in the product design and development process that helps identify and correct errors, improve efficiency and reduce production costs. If you plan to develop a product that will meet business requirements and user needs, prototyping is an indispensable tool to help you understand how the product will perform in the real world.
IT Outsourcing vs. Outstaffing2023-04-17 236 IT outsourcing and IT outstaffing are two different business models used in the technology industry. The key difference between these two is the relationship that is established between the two companies involved.
ERP System for Dental Practice Management: Cost and Features2023-04-17 304 ERP systems for dental practice management are suitable for any company that wants to increase efficiency and accuracy of their business processes, improve customer experience and boost profits. For dental clinics, laboratories, and other organizations, ERP systems can help manage appointments, inventory, and finances by providing centralized management of data, finances, and processes.
Accessibility in web design: issues & checklists2023-04-14 226 Accessibility (availability) is an important part of web design, as it provides more needs of people with special abilities who can use your website. Especially for those who have different types of disabilities or physical limitations that may make it difficult for them to use the website. And while the most common form of disability is visual, audio, and motor limitations, there are many others, including low literacy or understanding of a foreign language, which can make a website inaccessible to a user.
HIPAA Compliance in Software Development2023-04-11 240 Personal health information is more exposed than ever in the digital age to theft, fraud, and unauthorised access. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was approved in order to allay these worries and provide people more control over their medical information. HIPAA aims to increase the accessibility and continuity of health insurance coverage while establishing national standards for the privacy and security of personal health information. Covered businesses and their associates are required to abide by a comprehensive set of rules and regulations in order to ensure compliance with HIPAA standards. In order to assure compliance with HIPAA standards, this article offers a summary of the law as well as a compliance checklist for covered companies and their business partners.
Feature Prioritization Techniques for Your MVP2023-04-06 191 Recent studies show that 9 out of 10 startups fail. Moreover, more than 40% of projects from this number remain at the same stage in their development cycle, unable to scale at least a little due to incorrect analysis of market problems and needs.
HL7 Standard for Medical Applications2023-04-06 259 Health care organizations' acces to electronic systems enables them to review patient records, prescriptions, and other documentation related to health status and treatments. Difficulties often arise due to the fragmentation of data on the same patient in several institutions. Integration of the HL7 interface will solve these problems. HL7 is a set of formatting standards and guidelines that makes it easier for healthcare providers to communicate and share data.
Cloud Computing in Healthcare: Benefits, Use Cases and Challenges2023-04-05 289 Cloud computing technologies have been tightly integrated into modern business, including the healthcare sector. Keeping up with the constant changes in medicine and maintaining a high level of service delivery is only possible with the use of cloud solutions. If we consider segment of public clinics and private medical practice, cloud computing helps optimize the processes for collecting, storing, managing, and transmitting information. Thus, the problems of irrational use of finances, immobility, and bureaucracy of the system are solved. Most importantly, in practice, there is better and more efficient patient care, which is the main goal of any innovations in medicine.
10 Tech & Startup Events in Europe to Attend in 20232023-04-05 1115 IT conferences unite thousands of specialists worldwide and speakers working for significant industry companies. For many, conferences become the main events of the year. To learn about the latest trends and technologies is, of course, important. Still, we know that networking opportunities are no less important — to meet, talk, and exchange experiences with dozens of digital nomads, freelancers, and specialists in various positions in major companies or startups. To ensure you get everything, I've compiled a list of Europe's most significant IT conferences in 2023.
How to Develop a Design Taking into Account The Wishes and Needs of Users2023-04-03 214 UX/UI design aims at improving user experience, that is why it is important to consider the wishes and needs of users when designing. It may seem like a daunting task, but if you approach the design process correctly, you can create a design that will meet the needs your audience and provide a high level of engagement with the product.
Implementing Agile in Healthcare for Quality Assurance2023-04-03 232 More than any other critical area, health needs the introduction of innovative technologies to improve the functioning of the entire system. But the paradox is that it is in this industry that the practical implementation of innovations faces bureaucratic obstacles, which slow down the progress. In particular, the COVID-19 epidemic has become a new challenge: to reduce the scale of the problem, it was proposed to implement the Agile approach. According to the idea, the methodology aims at improving communication between doctor and patient, doctor and hospital, clinic and pharmacy.
The role of UX/UI Design in The Development of Mobile Applications2023-04-03 446 Mobile applications have become an integral part of our lives. We use them for entertainment, shopping, communication, and performing various work tasks. However, the sheer number of apps on the market means that developers need to differentiate themselves from the competition to capture users' attention and keep them happy. This is where UX/UI design comes into play.
GIS Applications Development2023-03-31 221 Geographic information systems have turned the idea of maps and their role in our lives upside down. Especially relevant is the use of GIS in business, where it is necessary to track, detect and collect information about the location of the user. Programs with a GIS component are aimed at collecting, analyzing, and editing spatial information using modeling and visualization methods.
User Story and Acceptance Criteria: Description and Recommendation2023-03-30 232 BA’s scope of work includes developing documentation of different levels: from business (high) level to software details of the development level. At the beginning of the new project development or separate epic task of the current project is comfortable and informative enough to apply such instruments as a user story and acceptance criteria. These short but informative ‘guides’ help to understand the main aim of the client`s requirements and true scenarios of their implementation. User story is a minimal unit of finite goal but not some variant of a possible scenario. A User story is a description of the functionality of the software in a simple, general description, written from the point of view of the end-user or customer. User Stories mostly used in flexible methodologies like Agile is.
Data Lakes and Analytics on AWS2023-03-22 389 What is Data Lake? With recent technological advancements, there is a high demand for a solution for data storage and analytics that provides greater agility and flexibility than conventional data management systems.
Designing for Health: Top Trends in Medical User Interface Design2023-03-21 592 UX in healthcare is the design of a user's interaction with a healthcare product or service, such as electronic health records, disease management apps, or doctor appointment scheduling apps. In general, UX/UI design in healthcare is not too different from UX/UI design in other industries. It is aimed at creating value for users and attracting and retaining users. However, it has its own peculiarities, which we will consider in the article.
What is a Gap Analysis?2023-03-21 351 It may be difficult to stay on top of the most recent trends and industry best practices in the constantly changing business world. Gap analysis is an essential technique that helps keep businesses on the cutting edge. Gap analysis is a potent tool for assisting firms in determining the discrepancies between their present performance and intended goals or objectives. Businesses may get insightful knowledge about their operations, make wise decisions, and take action to address any gaps that might be impeding their performance by carrying out a thorough gap analysis. In this post, we'll go into the gap analysis realm, learning what it is, how it functions, and why it's crucial for any business hoping to succeed in the competitive business environment of today.
How to Create Location-Based Applications: Main Features2023-03-20 232 The location-based app is a huge mobile device product segment that uses location-based features. This option makes the application even more productive, accurate, and useful for the user. Since there are many options for such programs, below we will view their main types and technologies used to create them.
How to Build a Custom ERP System in 2023: Cost, Timeline, and Best Practices2023-03-20 390 Modern technologies undoubtedly make our lives better and easier. That's why, even if your company has not existed for very long, you've definitely heard of ERP Systems.
Best Software Development Methodologies2023-03-15 303 Any work and any process becomes easier and clearer when you have a plan and a strategy of action. The same can be said about software development. If the methodology of working on a particular project is chosen correctly, it will be easier for developers and clients to find a common ground and create a high-quality product. Of course, there is no certain universal methodology. But if you understand the essence of each one, the choice will become obvious.
What ‘Scope Creep’ is and How to Escape It2023-03-14 309 Every management team of the project would like to escape such a terrible situation as ‘scope creep’... but nobody is safe from this. Anyway, let's discuss its meaning, reasons and precautionary measures.
Common Mistakes to Avoid when Building MVP2023-03-14 285 Nowadays, creating applications and online services has become more accessible than ever before. The market offers millions of opportunities for companies and startups to develop in this direction.
Learning Management System UX/UI Design Tips2023-03-14 558 With each passing day, more and more of the modern world's industries are migrating online. This is a new stage in their development. For the most part, all these changes are positive. But, the reason for these changes is the Covid-19 pandemic.
Marketing Documentation for IT Projects2023-03-07 365 In today's fast-paced and data-driven world, marketing documentation for IT products and software startups can vary depending on the specific product or service being offered, as well as the target audience and marketing strategy. Whether you have an established software product, application, or service or you’re in the development stage, you need to have an understanding of what you’ll be offering your customers. Your goal here is to understand your position in the market and industry. What marketing documentation typically includes?
SDH at Mobile World Conference 2023 in Barcelona2023-03-02 288 On the 27th and 28th of February, Pavlo Yablonskiy, CTO, Vasyl Kuchma, Managing Partner and Natalia Brashkova, HR manager, were at one of the largest and most influential mobile technology conferences in the world — Mobile World Conference. They had a strong will to discover technological innovations and meet like-minded professionals.
SDH at E-commerce Berlin Expo 20232023-02-28 290 On the 23rd of February, Vasyl Kuchma, Managing Partner, and Pavlo Yablonskiy, CTO, attended E-commerce Berlin Expo — the largest pure-play e-commerce event in the capital city of Germany. The purpose was to deepen knowledge of current trends and technologies implemented in the field.
5 Emerging HR Operating Models in IT Company2023-02-24 299 The challenges and opportunities that come with digital transformation, demographic changes, and globalization require us to constantly evaluate and adapt our HR operating models.
Registration of Сopyright to Mobile Applications for iOS & Android2023-02-23 421 At the beginning of 2023, the access to the Internet through mobile devices accounts for about 60% of all traffic. Therefore, despite the high competition in the field of mobile applications, there is still room for fresh ideas and non-standard products. If you are ready to create an application, you should think about copyright protection for software. Read below to learn what protection of mobile applications contains.
Unleashing the Power of AI in Crafting Next-Generation Mobile Apps2023-02-22 399 In recent years, there has been an increasing introduction of artificial intelligence in the field of technology.
Software Development Hub, LLC: Diia.City Celebrated Its First Anniversary2023-02-22 461 Press release
Boost Your Web App Security with JSON Web Tokens: Learn How They Work and Why You Need Them2023-02-20 397 From this article you will understand the notion of JWT, its role in the modern web-development, and the work of technology behind it.
What Is SWOT Analysis and How to Do It Correctly2023-02-20 501 As part of analytical operations, several different tools and techniques are employed. A marketing strategy and overall business strategy sometimes include a SWOT analysis as a business tool or approach. The SWOT analysis was developed in the middle of the 20th century by business consultant Albert Humphrey. It is currently one of the self-improvement techniques that is most frequently employed in the corporate sector. It is utilized to give a detailed evaluation of how well the business manages its internal and external aspects, eventually assisting in the improvement or degeneration of the organization.
What Technology Can Protect Intellectual Property Rights?2023-02-14 298 Intellectual property is intangible, has no material embodiment, but its value is much higher than other physical assets of the company. Therefore, understanding how to protect intellectual property and the ability to use tools will help prevent serious losses - both monetary and reputational. Below we will consider effective technologies for ensuring protection of intellectual property.
Gamification: Boosting User’s Engagement and Productivity2023-02-14 445 In IT products, gamification - the use of game-like aspects in non-game contexts - has become increasingly popular in recent years. IT businesses may engage and encourage users and enhance productivity and product-using satisfaction by introducing aspects of play and competition.
How to Find and Hire Best Applications Developers?2023-02-13 313 To define a successful, working idea is not an easy task. However, to find applications developers who would realize the idea in its optimal form, in accordance with the needs of the audience and the opportunities for monetization and profit, is even more difficult. Thus, research from Evans Data Corporation shows that more than 23 million people are involved in the IT sector worldwide. Obviously, not all contractors can boast of perfect cases and positive customer reviews. Below you will find how not to make a mistake when choosing a developer of a mobile or web application.
What Does Project Manager Do at Each Stage of Software Development Process?2023-02-13 318 Running your own project involves solving many problems. It is necessary to coordinate the budget, perform operations with documents, look for clients, etc. But if you are planning to launch software or a mobile application, it is unlikely that you will be able to manage all on your own. It is important to enlist the support of a development team that will meet your requirements, ensure clear planning and coordinated team work. All this is done by the project manager. What his/her role in the development process is and what it does at each stage, will be viewed below.
Women in IT: Experience as an HTML coder2023-02-09 242 Whether teams are working apart or together, hybrid or remote, diversity drives #innovation. We place ourselves on fostering an equitable culture for all our global employees. So, decided to conduct a short interview with women in tech to celebrate their achievements and challenges.
10 Usability Heuristics for User Interface Design2023-02-08 836 Jakob Nielsen's 10 heuristics were created without an emphasis on applications to websites, mobile apps, or other specific interfaces: the original article operates with the broader concept of "system." However, almost all the rules given in it are successfully applied in modern web resources, helping to make them more convenient and intuitive for users. Heuristics do not have a strict justification, they are useful practical algorithms that make it possible to obtain adequate solutions to problems in most practical cases.
Software Requirements Specification and Its Key Components2023-02-08 2129 Providing business analyst activity in IT company is essencial to keep up with the last technology novelties of the industry, its market trends and to be known for the popular and recognized research of the industry. However, awareness of BA`s basic rules, methods, and instruments are no less important. Especially, if you have just started…
Functional Decomposition: Aim, Procedure Description, Cases2023-02-01 813 What is Functional Decomposition? Business analysts employ a variety of techniques to carry out routine business analysis activities. A technique of functional decomposition is among the most popular. According to BABOK, “functional decomposition helps manage complexity and reduce uncertainty by breaking down processes, systems, functional areas, or deliverables into their simpler constituent parts and allowing each part to be analyzed independently.”
Psychology in Interface Design: 20 Laws of UX2023-01-27 510 Laws and principles of UX are tools and recommendations that might help a designer create more convenient and user-oriented interfaces. The laws that have been discovered by scientists and psychologists enable designers to understand users' behaviour in a particular situation and avoid difficulties of users' interaction with the interface.
What is Role of Business Analyst in IT company2023-01-26 345 When creating software, it might be tempting to blindly copy the concept and functionality of a rival to introduce the finished product to the market as soon as possible. Unwillingness to delve into details and superficial assessment of the project and its strong and weak points become the reason for failure. Below we will tell you why your development project needs business analysts and their roles at work.
20 Ideas for Mobile Applications to Earn Tons of Money in 20232023-01-26 301 The segment of mobile devices in the market is rapidly growing, and the tendency is still increasing. At the same time, in conditions of severe competition it is becoming more and more difficult to generate fresh ideas in the field of software products development. Below we will tell you how to come up with ideas for mobile applications, we will also outline the promising areas for work.
Software Development Hub at the Fashion Tech event2023-01-25 418 Last week, on the 17th and 18th of January, Vasyl Kuchma, Managing Partner, and I, Business Development Manager, attended Fashion Tech event in Berlin. We were willing to get a deep understanding of the digital fashion future and industry development path in general.
Stages of The Startup Life Cycle2023-01-24 242 The notion «startup life cycle» denotes a set of stages that are typical for growing and developing startups. Knowledge and ability to differentiate startup stages are strategically vital for the Project Manager: it enables to evaluate possible risks and obstacles, to find solutions for overcoming them.
5 Best Ideation Tools for Startups2023-01-18 472 A viable idea is the backbone of almost any business. But monitoring and implementing creative ideas is not so easy if the owner does not have powerful tools at hand to manage ideas, which is especially important in a highly competitive business environment.
What Hinders Startups' Development?2023-01-17 280 A startup is a phase that eventually becomes an irreplaceable part of the business path for every entrepreneur. The part that can’t be replaced, eliminated, or interchanged. To proudly walk this path one should be fully prepared with knowledge, vision, support (both financial and emotional), and a brilliant idea to implement. We won’t go deeper with an explanation of startup functionality in our article but focus on the startup business challenges that stand in the way to success.
Best Pitch Deck for Healthtech Startup: Tips & Examples2023-01-12 648 A well-designed, comprehensive pitch deck is vital to convincing investors that your company has massive growth potential, so you can get the resources you need to scale.
Design Resources & Tools that You Will Definitely Use2023-01-12 309 This article contains resources designers use in their work almost daily, so we recommend adding this collection to your bookmarks. The tools below will help you create stunning designs.
Managing Requirements Changes: Practical Case of Documentation2023-01-11 403 In today's fast-paced business environment, requirements management is a crucial aspect of any successful project. And talking about IT startups, such kind of projects are known for their dynamic nature. As a result, their requirements can change quickly and frequently.
Software Development Hub Opens Representative Office in Germany2023-01-11 104 Software Development Hub is on the way to transforming from a purely Ukrainian company into a multinational and opening a headquarters office in Germany.
Startup Funding Rounds: Seed Series A, B, C2023-01-03 426 Attracting shareholders' finances is frequently quite complicated, takes a lot of time and effort, and leads to burnout or demoralizing. In order not to lose fight spirit and motivation, it is important to remember your desired end result – your capital that will assist you in developing your business and realizing your idea.
MVP vs Beta-version: What is the Difference?2022-12-30 827 The first thing to remember is that MVP and Beta-version of the product are not similar. Although each option relates to the preliminary stages of the release of the application, skipping one in favor of the other is a gross mistake. For example, shifting the task of testing the program to the first MVP users, as in the case of the Beta-version, will turn into a failure and serious reputational losses.
Choosing the Right Business Model for Your Startup2022-12-30 278 While starting a business, the founder doubts its conception, profitability, etc.
Best Practices of Security & Protection of Mobile Applications2022-12-28 422 Smartphones for its users are not only means of communication. One can find practically everything about a human, even their medical or banking data. Accordingly, personal data stored in the system becomes valuable prey for criminals who enrich themselves by stealing this information. Therefore, ensuring mobile applications' safety is not a whim but a necessity caused by reality. There are some ways of mobile application protection below.
How Internet of Things Makes Business Smarter2022-12-28 288 Internet of things (IoT) has become a key to altering business. Due to its existing production processes and logistics become more efficient. IoT contributes to intensification of work with customers and ensures growth of profits optimizing expenses and saving efforts.
Test Artifacts: Does Your Project Really Need All of Them?2022-12-20 567 Testing is an essential part of the software development process, as it helps ensure that a software application is reliable, functional, and meets the needs of its users.
Best Technologies for Mobile Application Development2022-12-20 349 Mobile applications remain a powerful tool for making profit in the modern digital market. Programs for smartphones allow users to reach a maximum of audience segments and achieve significantly greater results than using websites or software. While bringing business online expands interaction with a potential client, a mobile application pushes the user to commiting a few steps towards a deal or a purchase.
Education App Development: Features & Costs2022-12-20 371 The field of education has changed dramatically over the past few years. Thus, such phenomena as virtual classes have entered the everyday life of students, and the learning process itself has become possible without the involvement of a teacher. Having access to learning platforms in smartphones, students and schoolchildren have reached a new level of knowledge acquisition.
Technical Documentation for IT Startups: Basic Types & Examples2022-12-13 879 Technical documentation is an important aspect of any technology-based business, and it can help ensure the success of your startup. Effective technical documentation can save time and resources by reducing the need for support calls and other forms of customer assistance. In this post, we will discuss the importance of technical documentation for IT startups and some best practices for creating and maintaining it.
Top Education App Design Trends in 20232022-12-05 812 A great user interface design for an e-learning application should be based on minimalism, content visualization, and learning optimization. The main design trends in edutech are presented below.
How Do We Ensure Continuous Workflow During Power Outages?2022-12-05 285 Ukraine suffers from attacks on its energy infrastructure. Our employees living in Ukraine regularly face power and Internet outages.
Digital Twin Technology in Healthcare: Overview2022-12-02 413 The advancement of technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics and their affordability has driven the success of the digital twin technology concept. The COVID-19 pandemic also had a positive impact on the digital twins market growth. Digital twins were adopted by healthcare providers after the pandemic to streamline work processes and predict institutional efficiency in the face of the increased influx of patients seen during the pandemic.
Тrends of SaaS Products for 20232022-11-29 289 The acronym SaaS literally means "Software as a Service". The concept of SaaS has spread immensely in the field of cloud services. Unlike the traditional model of selling software with the purchase of a license and installation of software on hardware, SaaS offers a qualitatively different approach. For a subscription fee, the user is provided via login and password, which allows access to software with a full range of functions and tools.
How to Manage the Offshore Development Team2022-11-29 387 The Covid-19 pandemic has caused enormous damage to almost all areas of life. In particular, the need to convert business online became a real test for companies and showed the importance of ability to coordinate the remote work of employees. Those events resulted in the trend of offshoring, especially in the IT segment. Today, the global IT outsourcing market is over $355 billion. It is expected that by 2025 this figure will increase to $397 billion.
Native Mobile App Development: What is it? Pros & Cons2022-11-29 872 The most popular way to create mobile applications and programs is native. It involves writing a product for a specific platform — Android or iOS. Most of the feedback from customers about native applications is positive; below we will try to figure out why.
Cost Estimation for Mobile Application Development2022-11-28 293 If you decide to digitalize your business, the first question you will face is how much it costs to create a mobile application. In short, the price tag will vary from $40,000 to 60,000 for a simple application, a product with a little more "advanced" functionality will cost from $60,000 to $150,000, and the price for a complex solution starts from $160,000. But in each case, the price will depend on several factors. Read more about it below.
SSH Capabilities: Secure Shell, Safe Environment for Data Transmitting2022-11-28 396 Secure remote work on a PC in an unprotected environment is possible thanks to SSH (Secure Shell) — a remote administration protocol. It was designed to manage operating systems and tunnel TCP connections remotely. Data security is ensured through the use of various encryption algorithms.
How to Get More Women in Tech2022-11-25 314 Reaching complete parity in the working environment becomes more and more real in our world. Today we see women taking over leading roles in business. There is no more place left for such thing as sexism, for this vestige of the past. Unfortunately, women remain a minority in the world of tech. Treating diversity and equality as a key-value, we aim to get more women involved in IT.
Software Development Hub at MEDICA 20222022-11-17 337 On the 14th and 15th of October, Pavlo Yablonskiy, CTO, and Vasyl Kuchma, Managing Partner, attended MEDICA 2022. It's the leading medical trade fair in the world.
Healthcare Apps: Development Cost & Features2022-11-17 343 Digitalization contributes to progress in almost all areas, including the healthcare system. Introduction of digital solutions for more effective health protection is caused not only by the convenience of interaction between patient and doctor, but also by global challenges such as Covid-19.
Case: Customer.io — Successful Integration to Django Project2022-11-11 466 Software Development Hub has extensive expertise in software, web, and mobile engineering creating cutting-edge software solutions. However, alas, not all projects have enough time, human and financial resources to develop “all-inclusive” software, so it becomes necessary to use and integrate well-proven off-the-shelf solutions for various purposes. For instance, as an event-based email service provider, such a powerful tool as a Customer.io can be considered.
Software Development Hub at Web Summit 20222022-11-10 370 From the 1st of November till the 4th, SDH attended one of the biggest conferences in the world — Web Summit. This year our company was represented by Pavlo Yablonskiy, CTO, Vasyl Kuchma, Managing Partner, Alla Kovshova, Marketing Director and Marina Fomenko, Head Project Manager.
Food Delivery Mobile Application Development: Cost and Features2022-11-08 412 Today dishes of almost any cuisine can be ordered and delivered in just two clicks. For this purpose, special applications for food delivery are being developed. Some of them have been created by the owners of restaurants, where food that can be ordered from home is cooked. Another format of work is service applications like Swiggi, Foodpanda, Zomato.
How to Create a Digital Marketing Strategy for SaaS Products2022-11-07 483 Digital marketing for B2B SaaS companies is quite unique compared to other types of software products. However, when planning a digital marketing strategy for SaaS, one should build on basic strategies that can work in other industries as well. There is no universal recipe for promotion, but universal tools will be relevant in 2023.
5 Healthcare Software Cybersecurity Breaches in 2022 in the U.S. (up-to October 31, 2022)2022-11-02 403 Cybercrime brings many new victims as the number of Internet users around the world increases every year and the deployment of modern technology affects various industries.
Why is Mobile Application Vital for Businesses?2022-11-01 422 A functional application is not a privilege, but a basic business option. And it is not just about the world's largest companies like Starbucks or Amazon. Having their own software, small and medium enterprises get an excellent springboard for sales growth, development and scaling. Besides, if a few years ago it was enough to have a convenient site displayed on smartphones or tablets, today a mobile application is highly desirable to maintain competitive positions. Your software product is a digital marketing advantage for both a coffee shop and a children’s playroom. In this article, we will explain why mobile app development is important.
Cross-Platform App Development with Flutter2022-11-01 1265 Cross-platform mobile app development is a story about compatibility with operating systems.
Delegation Process: Challenges & Efficient Measures to Deal with Them2022-10-27 523 The success of the company's work depends on the efficient performance of each team member targeted at accomplishing their tasks, and the right distribution of the duties among the staff. However, it is not so easy to give the workers the possibility to act in the area of a limited range of tasks, and the professionalism of a manager is identified by his/her ability to delegate. Further, we are going to find out why it is so complicated to transfer tasks and how to make the process of delegation efficient.
IT Outsourcing in Ukraine and Wartime2022-10-27 578 Until February 2022, Ukraine was one of the leading destinations for IT outsourcing.
Application Development Costs: How Much Does it Cost to Create an Application?2022-10-27 434 How much does app development cost?
What is Custom Software Development?2022-10-25 399 The use of software completes a number of company tasks in the field of automation of operations, communication, management, process optimization, provision of its own product / services. Ready-made software will be the easiest solution for an audience with related needs. At the same time, you sometimes need specialized software, created in accordance with the unique needs of a particular customer. Custom programs increase the productivity of the company, but in most cases involve much higher development and labor costs. In this article, we will help owners and top managers decide whether your company really needs custom software.
Stages of Custom Software Development2022-10-25 612 Useful, successfully implemented software makes a story of a product that meets business needs. It is better to entrust its creation to a reputable, experienced contractor who will not only complete the tasks, but also discuss with you the details of the concept implementation, and also keep informing you about all the stages of software development. As a rule, customers who have not previously encountered the process of writing a program can be frightened by the volume and multi-stage work. Therefore, it is better to have a quick look at the steps in the development of custom software you have to go through.
5 Startups in Healthcare to Watch in 20232022-10-25 399 Medical advances seem to hit the headlines almost daily at the moment – and it is no wonder! Modern Medical technology helps healthcare make impressive quality and efficacy improvements.
How to Motivate Employees2022-10-24 619 One of the key tasks of a HR manager is to find proper applicants for positions. It should be noted, that not only hard skills are to be taken into consideration, but also soft skills, that is, personal qualities that help a person adapt to new conditions, solve tasks and eliminate conflicts.
Life Cycle of Healthcare Software: Regulations for the US Market2022-10-20 637 An effective process is significant in healthcare software development because of its mission and safety critical nature.
Asynchrony in Django: Craze or Necessity?2022-10-18 475 Asynchrony in Django is a rather controversial topic.
Top 5 Marketing Startups to Watch in 20222022-10-17 431 The oldest traces of the birth of marketing date back to the 4.2th millennium BC, to which the rock inscription "6 ways a spear can save you from wild boar" refers.
Databases for Your Application: Analysis of the Best Modern Solutions2022-10-13 500 Data management methods are an important factor that depends on the level of user interaction with the application. It is the speed of receiving, processing, and delivery of data, as well as the reliability of their protection, that remains the key point in the operation of a product. Therefore, the correct choice of the database determines the security of information and the comfort of using the application.
BA & QA Collaboration Approaches2022-10-12 721 Software Development Hub operates on “the best software development results come from high-performing teams” principle.
Software Development Hub at the IMPACT Festival 20222022-10-12 380 On the 5th and 6th of October, our managing director, Vasyl Kuchma, and CTO, Pavel Yablonskiy, had a great experience visiting IMPACT Festival. They went there to learn more about sustainability trends.
How to Choose the Right Contractor for Web Application Development2022-10-11 526 To implement the idea of creating a web application, it is important to find a reputable partner who will develop it. Though, this task is not easy and requires an integrated approach to the solution, high-quality analytics, and planning — after all, the IT segment is overflown with software developers. Besides, because the mobile application market keeps expanding, developing your own product is rather a matter of time than a choice or preference.
Top 6 European Sustainability Startups to Watch2022-10-10 707 After visiting IMPACT FESTIVAL, we have selected the Top 5 innovative startups in climate, environment, and sustainability.
Implementing Sync & Video Transcoding on Edtech Project2022-09-27 904 Case of implementation of synchronization and video transcoding on Education domain projects.
Software Developement Hub at the Transparent Factory in Dresden2022-09-23 878 Sustainability is currently the development perspective for leading companies in different fields. That's why Pavel Yablonskiy and Vasyl Kuchma went to the Transparent Factory in Dresden this weekend.
Software Development Hub Topped the List of Top 100 Healthcare Application Developers by The Manifest2022-09-19 429 In September 2022, SDH was #1 on the list of 100 healthcare application development companies by The Manifest.
Case: IoT Smart Solutions for a Sustainable Future: Terneo Smart Thermostats2022-09-13 866 Energy is the most common area where IoT helps optimize consumption. Smart buildings that use IoT-enabled devices can adjust lighting, heating, and cooling systems based on residents' behaviour. It reduces carbon dioxide emissions by reducing the burning of fossil fuels for energy.
Rules for Organizing the Development Process for IT Projects: Branches & Commits2022-09-08 994 Is it good when everything takes place according to the rules and the processes are well-established? The answer YES is obvious, because it increases the sense of control and ensures the mental health of all team members.
Software Development Hub visited IFA Berlin 20222022-09-08 1057 On September 4, Pavel Yablonskiy, CTO of SDH company, and Vasyl Kuchma, Managing Partner of the company, went to the world-famous exhibition of consumer and household appliances IFA Berlin 2022.
16 UI/UX Design Trends for Medicine Mobile Apps in 20232022-08-31 1183 What key trends for mobile app interface design in the healthcare and medical industry will we see in 2023?
Cloud Service Models SaaS, PaaS, IaaS: How They Differ2022-08-25 874 The use of cloud servers, in contrast with "hard" ones, for solving corporate tasks has many advantages. The amounts of RAM and the number of processor cores to support the work can be adjusted. Based on the cloud, it is possible to apply any programs and systems; the access to data is 24 hours a day and does not depend on the user's location. Providers are totally responsible for system administration, software updates, and technical support. So if the owner of a company is planning to transfer business to the cloud, the only issue is choosing the right model.
5 Tips on How to Improve Remote Team Communication Culture2022-08-19 447 Ten years ago, remote work was a rarity. However, over the past two years, most companies have learned to move very quickly from offline to online and vice versa.
Requirements for Cybersecurity Ensuring of Healthcare IoT Systems2022-08-19 812 Healthcare IoT systems are introducing promising solutions into daily life. This reduces operational costs, increases the popularity of such healthcare services among patients, the speed of computing and ease of access to such services, the optimal use of resources, the sharing of records, and the support of scientific research, etc. On the other hand, such systems are facing the problem of security in general, which may also include data protection and cybersecurity.
How Does Fitts' Law Work in Design?2022-08-18 1089 In 1954, psychologist Paul Fitts published a law which states that the time it takes to move toward a target depends on the distance to it but is inversely proportional to its size.
What is Usability Testing?2022-08-18 436 Usability testing is a study performed to determine whether an interface, web page or device is usable. Usability testing requires developing a test plan, recruiting participants, and analyzing the results.
Transformation of Company Values — Experience of SDH2022-08-16 650 Software Development Hub's partners know it as a responsible developer of software that fully meets the client's requirements and needs. SDH creates a product by developing a raw idea and bringing it to a finished project format.
Agile vs Waterfall: Approaches to the Development of Software Products2022-08-15 808 The approach to software development determines the success of project implementation.
Custom Permissions in Django: Example by SDH2022-08-07 2087 The Django framework has a built-in permissions engine that will suit most simple projects. I can say that this is an ideal solution for the built-in admin interface. But what if the project access rights should be implemented in more complicated way?
Software Development Hub Received Official Diia City Resident Status2022-08-03 670 On August 1, 2022, Software Development Hub received official resident status at Diia City.
How Does SDH Work in Wartime? Answered by Viacheslav Bukhantsov, CEO2022-07-08 925 Today, many Ukrainian companies talk about organizing work in the new reality with the circumstance "during the war". SDH would also like to share its story. We believe that sharing our experiences will help us make better decisions, and we also strive to keep a chronicle of events in order to capture this period of Ukrainian business history.
SDH helps wounded soldiers from Lysychansk who are in one of the hospitals2022-07-07 443 1,000 UAH (≈1,000 USD) in one day! That's the amount we managed to collect and send to help our military!
iOS app development: Top 6 questions answered2022-06-17 670 As part of the mobile ecosystem, iOS mobile system has a number of features, both from a technical point of view and in terms of organizing the deployment process.
Swiss Aid To Ukraine Association: we stand with Ukraine2022-05-26 701 Swiss Aid to Ukraine, 100% run by volunteers, amplifies humanitarian efforts from Switzerland to Ukraine 🇺🇦.
The DiaHero app has been awarded Best App Designs: Android and iOS by DesignRush2022-05-25 737 DiaHero app was awarded in 14 Best App Designs by DesignRush
The SDH company has set up a charity fund for internally displaced people, how it is going to be distributed2022-05-23 746 The IT company Software Development Hub (SDH) has launched a charity fund to assist refugees and internally displaced people in Ukraine.
Approach to Mobile Apps: Native vs. Web vs. Hybrid vs. Cross-platform2022-04-25 651 To launch an online business, the owner almost always follows a tried-and-true algorithm: the first to-do thing is create a website adapted for smartphones and tablets.
SDH Mentorship Project Launches for Women Who Want to Master IT Profession2022-04-12 593 SDH organizes mentoring in various technical areas to attract more women to the IT industry.
Software Development Hub Celebrates 8 Years2022-04-06 664 A date we almost missed...In the first days of April, we usually celebrate the birthday of our company.
A letter from the CEO2022-03-24 636 We would like to express our gratitude for your dedication in this particularly difficult situation in all regions of our country.
Design Trends 20222021-12-30 915 In 2020-2021, graphic design trends were determined by bright events. The first and foremost among them is the pandemic. The world is slowly but surely recovering.
Ukrainian Digital Health: How To Be in the Resource and the Moment2021-12-07 763 The Case of Digital Health Solution Implementation on a National Scale
How to build a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)2021-10-27 2318 How can software startups succeed with minimal risks and costs in an environment where 90% of launched startups fail? Each project should start with a minimum viable product. This article will discuss the concept and stages of building an MVP.
Telemedicine Web & Mobile App development: Cost and Process2021-10-19 1175 By reading this article, you will get a complete picture of the best solutions for developing telemedicine applications. In this article, we will try to describe in detail the processes of telemedicine software development and also will tell you how to start your project.
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