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How to Resolve Conflicts in Remote Software Development Teams

A little bit of healthy conflict is never a bad thing in software development. Team members with different points of view often bring valuable new ideas to the table, which both encourages innovation and helps to improve products. The keyword here is...

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DevOps Tools Radar: Choosing and Classifying the Best Tools for a Project

Tools are a crucial element of the DevOps process, but the sheer quantity of tools out there can be pretty overwhelming for new DevOps practitioners. To get around this challenge, our experts have designed a DevOps tools "Radar", which helps engineer...

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Why Exploratory Testing is Essential and How to Get it Done

Automation may be the most efficient way to execute a test case, but companies will often need to consider unknowns during the testing process, which requires an ability to perform exploratory testing. Exploratory testing is a manual process used to ...

Data Query Engines

Big Data 101: An Introduction to Data Query Engines

Big Data is one of the most valuable commodities in business today, but only if organizations have the power to analyze it and make it work for them. The term "Big Data" represents a massive amount of structured and unstructured data from several dif...

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What is a Product Owner and What Makes Them Successful?

Successful software products rely on a diverse range of people from different backgrounds with unique skills, making software outsourcing a key driver of innovation. Designers, developers, quality control teams, product specialists, and client partne...

Coaching vs. Teaching

Coaching Vs. Teaching: How to Maximize the Advantages of Each

In many workplace environments, especially in the software development outsourcing industry, the concepts of teaching and coaching are often used interchangeably, despite being independent, unique approaches to employee development. Without a clear u...

Microservices in outsourcing engagements

How to Migrate to Microservices (And Recognize When You Need Them)

Microservices can become a strong pillar of innovation, but the process of adopting them can bring organizations to a standstill if handled incorrectly. While microservices bring many advantages, such as solving issues with complexity or accelerating...

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Excellence in Virtual Delivery: The Perficient Latin America Edition

With all employees working from home, life is far from normal at PSL and throughout the world. However, this time away from the office has proven that without a doubt the Perficient Latin America community is comprised of incredibly strong, conn...

Importance of UX

The Importance of UX and How to Benefit From It

Today's users prefer easy-to-use applications and software products and will quickly shun something difficult to use. As a result, UX design has become essential for the success of many products, meaning that companies without a strong UX strategy wi...