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Businesses building a new solution in the cloud must make a number of decisions before they can begin — serverless or containerized, hybrid or completely cloud-based. Meanwhile, teams migrating to the cloud must weigh a different set of considerations. How should legacy code be handled? How much redevelopment is needed? How do the existing assets and data sources impact the type of cloud implementation selected? Explore 4 key steps, tactics to choose a provider and the phased…

One item addressed by the twelve-factor app method is the automation of administrative processes, such as script execution and data migration. This is exactly what I will talk about in this post: how we automate the migration of data using Go and MongoDB. In Code: Nation, we chose Go as the main programming language for product development. Thanks to this choice, and the adoption of Clean Architecture, we could quickly create APIs, lambda functions , command line apps (CLI), bots , etc. And we…

A few months ago, a friend contacted me to ask for some recommendations related to his company. He intended to “modernize” his sales department and was convinced that the first step he should take was to change his current CRM software. After doing some research, and realizing that there were solutions that offered far more features than his current CRM, he was certain that the switch was the right decision. He wanted just to get my opinion…

We have witnessed the momentous rise of the outsourcing industry and how it reached its pinnacle due to globalization and digitization. More than 68% of businesses actively use outsourcing to improve their process efficiency, reduce costs and increase profitability. The outsourcing industry is steadily on the rise, but the growth of AI, machine learning and natural language processing has certainly threatened the undisputable glory it has enjoyed so far. Global Changes Accelerating Transformation Businesses that used to outsource repetitive,…

Last year, Analytics Week published an overview of the scope and growth of big data. The findings were remarkable: By 2020, for every person in the world, there will be 1.7 megabytes of new data created each second.The total amount of data in the world will reach 44 zettabytes by 2020, expanding from its current volume of 4.4 zettabytes.There are 1.2 trillion searches annually just on Google, averaging out to 40,000 searches per second — reflecting how…

Almost everybody hates filling out forms. That’s why you write a note instead. You send an email or text. You record an audio message. You create a video. You communicate in an unstructured, humanized way. Unlike metadata in forms, which are structured, these other methods of communication are unstructured. Unstructured data lacks metadata, and semi-structured information has limited metadata. The real value of unstructured data like an email, for example, is in the body of…

Products, platforms and apps: Moving to the cloud and providing a centralized service for your company is increasingly the way to go for many entrepreneurs. Clients and customers don’t need to worry about maintaining infrastructure, handling updates or training staff on setup and maintenance. It should be an easy sell, but with so much existing SaaS competition, how can your business get those all-important first users? Here’s what I’ve learned. Engage Communities Of Beta Users It…

It’s highly probable that at some point, your business will have to go through a data migration process. Data migration involves moving current data from one storage system or computer to another. Data migration is a very complex task. Today we present the best practices that will help you to carry out this process properly. You will learn what a data migration strategy is, what to include in it, and what to keep in mind…

Migrating or redesigning a website can be a boon to any online business and their users. When doing so, there is ample opportunity to target and ameliorate issues that might be plaguing your users’ experience when navigating your site. Of course, data migration and site redesign can likewise be paths fraught with peril. Make a mistake in your redesign and you’ll risk alienating users. When customers begin to feel like their experience isn’t being taken…

Data integration and migration challenges arise every time an organisation moves to a new data system, or wishes to combine multiple data systems, either internally or as a result of a merger. This is a significant undertaking, which, if it fails to meet expectations, inhibits a business’ ability to function effectively. Yet, surveys indicate that more than 80% of all data integration projects fail.There are several reasons for this failure, but the most commonly cited…