53 years ago, a computer lip-read the conversation between two astronauts and, not long after, decided to kill them. If you’re a cinema fan, you probably recognize where this story is from. However, today this futuristic vision isn’t Hollywood anymore – with Natural Language Processing, or NLP for short, it’s becoming reality (luckily, without the killing part).
Launching something new – especially when it’s innovative – naturally bears a risk of failure. Although the reasons for an offering’s lack of success are often complex, there are overarching themes that link the failure of new products. Luckily, there's a way to avoid all of these traps. In this article, we'll show you why prototyping is so important and why you should never start developing a big software solution without the right preparations.
The beginning of the last decade saw the rise of Data Science. Multiple companies – including some leading brands – started employing Data Scientists. Businesses spent millions on developing this field at their organizations… and often contributed towards the biggest ML Ops fails in history. Luckily, the current data science landscape is completely different. In this blog entry, we're going to guide you through a fairly easy implementation of tools that will empower your Data Scientists to deliver value effectively.
As HubSpot defines it, Customer Experience is the impression your customers have of your brand as a whole throughout all aspects of the buyer's journey. It results in their view of your brand and impacts factors related to your bottom line – including revenue. So, in short, Customer Experience has a vital impact on your entire business. And since CX is such a complex (and important!) area, analyzing it from the perspective of your products isn’t easy. So, in this blog entry, we’re going to show you how you can identify it's pain points.
A few years ago, precisely listing a DevOps’ responsibilities wasn’t necessary. The industry was totally different; software developers were often working as full-stacks, analytics, and even… testers! So, the role of a DevOps was defined more intuitively. But with the evolving IT market, the situation began to change. Not long…
While the UX designer is still a relatively new profession, the UX writer is even newer. Yet, although its history is short, writing UX copy is by no means a niche job. In 2019, the team of UX writers at Booking.com grew from 20 to 60 people, and Google was hiring at least 100 UX writing contractors; moreover, many fortune 500 companies were hiring UX writers on senior positions. Currently, even smaller brands often employ at least one UX writer. In this blog post, we’re going to explain why you should too.
Although watching B-movies may be a lot of fun (who didn’t enjoy The Room!), low-quality products and services are often a pain. From the business perspective, they’re usually destined to fail. So why do so many companies develop poor software and expect it to succeed? In this blog entry, we’re going to explore the philosophy of Software Craftsmanship. Is quality really that important for digital solutions? Which industries are especially vulnerable and can lose a lot from poorly developed technology? Read on to find out!