Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has been the talk of the town for some while now. And for good reason. By using this disruptive technology, a company can say goodbye to time-consuming, error-prone, repetitive manual work, and say hello to a new era of speed and efficiency.   RPA improves workflow productivity, accelerates process execution, reduces process error rates, and improves customer …

People working in financial services know this all too well: dealing with money can be tricky. When it comes to a company’s money matters, things have to move fast; effortless and seamless are key words.  And though an accounts payable system is straightforward in its purpose, it’s easy to recognize how it can get really complicated for the people involved in it: there …

Businesses in the financial industry are at a crossroads. Either they keep up with the fast pace in which the IT landscape expands, or they get more weighed down by the hour by error-prone, time-consuming manual work. Either they sink, or they swim.  Not in the financial industry ourselves, but just as aware of the numerous advantages IT solutions can …

Virtual Assistants (VA) or Virtual Personal Assistants (VPA) can improve the productivity of business processes considerably. A VA is like a digital secretary, which enables the users to communicate with all sorts of applications in a natural and “human way”. A VA can prioritize tasks, learn to fulfill routine tasks, and can ensure the user that nothing important will be …

What is Continuous Delivery and why do you need it   In today’s world, one of the key elements for market success is the time it takes for your product(s) and features to get to the market. For software development, continuous delivery is an approach that eliminates waste and removes the traditional long waiting times between implementation and release. However, …

Are you transitioning to DevOps, contemplating to do so, looking to improve your existing DevOps culture or approach, or just fill the gaps between expectations and reality? The stage at which you are in your DevOps journey is not as important, as this transition is a process rather than an overnight change, requiring successive iterations of improvement. With this in …

Dear colleagues, here is an attempt to share a view of the world (I call it yet another model). Then, within this framework, periodically share practical models that could be useful in our lives and profession. Let’s stay a bit with this bold generalization that “everything is a model”. At a simplistic level we can observe that every thought we …

As promised, here is the second article of the series. In the first post, we reviewed 2015 Black Friday and made predictions for 2016, detailed the “what” of performance testing and why you should consider its business value. We now move on to how to prepare your e-commerce business for Black Friday and beyond, while identifying and understanding the different types …