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When to Use SQL vs. NoSQL

By Mohamed Shahin   |   Reading Time: 6 minutes

Are you thinking of making the leap from SQL to NoSQL and wondering whether it’s the right move? The difference between SQL and NoSQL databases […]

The Future of Native Mobile Apps: Psst…they’re not dying. Here’s why.

By Ahmed Amin   |   Reading Time: 5 minutes

Will native apps die? The short answer is no. Anyone who says native apps are dead or dying is missing the point – what are […]

How To Implement Agile in Offshore Software Development: 15 Lessons We Learned From Martin Fowler

By Julie Pacheco   |   Reading Time: 7 minutes

Agile projects are 28% more successful than traditional projects. (Source: PwC) And it’s possible to reap the benefits of agile offshore best practices. Martin Fowler, […]

Integrant’s Extended Notice Program™

By Way-Jen Enlow   |   Reading Time: 2 minutes

It’s no secret that the tech industry experiences high turnover rates. In 2017, the tech sector topped turnover rates at a whopping 13.2%, beating out […]

Integrant’s Shadow Engineering Program: 4Plus1™

By Yousef Awad   |   Reading Time: 2 minutes

Our unique approach to allocating people to projects and teams addresses common challenges in software development.  As a tech leader do you ever find yourself:  Losing once reliable, fully […]

How To Evaluate Vendors: Secure Software Development

By Julie Pacheco   |   Reading Time: 7 minutes

Onboarding a reliable software development partner solves so many problems. A stable and elastic partner will enable you to pivot, flex, and speed up or […]

Why does good communication matter when you’re outsourcing software development? How does a vendor build it into their service model?

By Yousef Awad   |   Reading Time: 4 minutes

Communication is a key ingredient, or a deal breaker, in outsourcing software development. When you add in the complexity of co-development between an internal and an overseas team, ensuring clear communication is even more important—and […]

Learning new (and old) technologies fast

By Julie Pacheco   |   Reading Time: 6 minutes

Software development is a fast-moving space. What works for a project today doesn’t always work for the same project tomorrow. But the reality is that when you’re looking for a software development vendor you’re going to evaluate knowledge […]

Improving application speed and performance when market value depends upon it

By Mohamed Shahin   |   Reading Time: 3 minutes

Our real estate client had tried with two other vendors to get their web application off the ground, and both times application speed had been a deal breaker. It took […]

Building apps that generate complicated reports means digging deep into business goals and mathematical models

By Christina Sadek   |   Reading Time: 3 minutes

Our real estate client needed a way to get complex reporting functionality into his web application. The application would help real estate property managers and Homeowner Associations (HOAs) plan their reserve funding over a 30-year period to cover planned and incidental expenses associated with real estate maintenance. 

Want to know if a software development vendor is prepared? Ask them where your code will live.

By Amr Yousef   |   Reading Time: 4 minutes

If you’re short-listing vendors for a software development project, your due diligence should involve asking questions around code management and connectivity.If you’re short-listing vendors for a software development project, your due diligence should involve asking questions around code management and connectivity.If you’re short-listing vendors for a software development project, your due diligence should involve asking questions around code management and connectivity.

No engineers, shifting requirements, and clinical trial deadlines to meet. Here’s how this web app got built.

By Julie Pacheco   |   Reading Time: 8 minutes

Key aspects of this case Dan was under pressure. He needed to deliver a new web app for data collection and analysis supporting multi-location clinical trials. With the current system the opportunity for error was enormous. The […]