By Maryna Cherednychenko

More and more companies use cloud services every year. The reasons are apparent: they allow you to store and process large amounts of data without huge infrastructure costs. Besides, you can access the data from any place and not worry about its safety. This article will explain what cloud migration is, how to perform it, and what tools to use.

What Is Cloud Migration?

Cloud migration is the transfer of a company’s own physical or virtual IT infrastructure to the capacities of a third-party provider. It frees you from buying hardware, so you save extra money for other business opportunities. Moving…


By Maryna Cherednychenko

Venmo is very popular. According to Forbes and Market Watch, it has 52 million users and 450 million in revenue. One may think: “What makes it so attractive? It’s just another peer-to-peer app.” Well, it makes sense, but only by halves. As you know, the devil is in the detail. If you want to reach clients, you should not just give people what they want but also guess their wishes upfront.

Do Venmo app owners follow this rule? Judging from the demand for their product, I think the answer is obvious. It is not surprising that many…


By Maryna Cherednychenko

The emergence of digital banks organically fits into the world’s digitalization. A smartphone has become an essential part of our everyday life. We store our photos in the cloud, order goods via retail apps, and even kiss through emojis.

It is not surprising that trips to the branch bank have become a relic of the past for many people. Bank clients have turned into mobile users who are used to control money via the screen tap. In a growing digital environment, neobanks are rising fast. …


By Maryna Cherednychenko

Banking as a service (BaaS), open banking, and platform banking are not new concepts. They appeared several years ago and have been actively used in fintech development ever since. Although the notions are close in meaning and often used interchangeably, they are not the same. This post will scan each of them and share use case ideas for your app.

What Is Banking as a Service?

BaaS is an innovative B2B service allowing banks to lease their infrastructure. …


By Maryna Cherednychenko

Various technologies, devices, and gadgets surround the man of today. It is no longer a surprise to launch the vacuum cleaner from the phone, get directions to an unfamiliar place, or receive a promo offer from a store we pass by. Behind all this are various technologies such as Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth. With their help, you can implement many features to add value to your app and delight users. In this article, we will talk about one such technology — a beacon BLE. …


By Maryna Cherednychenko

In the post-war period, Toyota managers came up with the idea of lean production. At that time, the demand for cars was down. The company was not able to focus on the mass user. In this regard, stakeholders needed to find a solution to attract and retain clients. To cut costs, they revised the production approach. For that, they shortened the time of manufacture by removing some processing steps. All in all, they optimized the workflow and increased the KPI.

What Is Lean UX And How To Adopt It?

Toyota managers inspired Jeff Gothelf to create a new-look model of UX design. However, the reason for…


By Maryna Cherednychenko

Enterprise software is a tool that helps increase work efficiency and reduce time outlays. In terms of pandemics, it is gaining even more demand. Thanks to the corporate app, the need for personal meetings diminishes or completely disappears. It means that you save on trips and office rent. According to Grand View Research, the global enterprise app market will reach $260 billion by 2022. Given these numbers, we cannot stay away. So, let’s look at the prominent enterprise software trends that are relevant right now.

Wearable Devices

In 2020, the number of wearable devices was 835 million. Statista says…


By Maryna Cherednychenko

The smartphone has become an integral part of our life. It undertakes daily tasks like paying bills, buying goods, or reading news — all through mobile apps. The latter ones turn into a valuable source of assistance because they do not tie the user to time and place but allow them to run any operations on the go. When it comes to online shopping, this is incredibly convenient because the user can order goods on the way to work or while resting in bed, and they do not need to open their laptop for this.

According to…


By Maryna Cherednychenko

According to a recent study, almost half of IT projects exceed the planned budget. This figure is critical because the lack of money postpones the product’s launch or suspends it at all. One way to avoid such a situation is to pay special attention to discovery and planning. At this stage, the customer and the contractor agree on all the details and clarify nuances. This post will take a closer look at the topic. We’ll show how the project discovery phase goes at Softensy and what deliverables we provide to stakeholders. …


By Maryna Cherednychenko

The Maryland university states that hackers attack mobile apps every 39 seconds, on average, 2244 times a day. According to the Accenture report, the banking industry lost $18.3 million due to cyber attacks on banks in 2018. Despite this, financial apps are selling like hotcakes. People like to manage their money on the go and want to do it without risk. If you’re going to launch a fintech app, you need to make it safe. This post will name the weakest points of software development and share our experience in building a secure fintech app.

Where Does Danger Come From?

There are…

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