Topic: Guides

We provide step-by-step instructions, explanations, and recommendations on a particular issue, empowering individuals to understand the underlying concepts, make informed decisions, and implement effective solutions with confidence.

  • Must-Have Features of a Sports App

    There are millions of sports fans and enthusiasts in the United States. Some of them passionately support an NFL team, others follow every Formula 1 Grand Prix. Sports apps are among the most widely used means for fans to stay up to date on the latest news about their beloved teams. It's understandable why some modern entrepreneurs choose to establish their businesses in this domain and invest in the development of sports apps. In one of our previous articles, we explored the process of sports app development in depth and put together a step-by-step guide that…

  • Modernizing Your Ruby on Rails App: Tips for Non-Techies

    Imagine your e-commerce business depends on a Ruby on Rails app. But performance is slow, UI dated, and changes take too long compared to your competitors. You're losing customers. This article explains Rails modernization in plain language, its benefits, and how to approach it without tech skills. If you're a non-technical owner of a legacy Rails application, read on. We'll show you how to revitalize your app and enable company growth! Covered topics: * Challenges of Rails legacy code * Benefits of Rails modernization like better performance…

  • When Does App Modernization Make Sense for Your Business?

    At some point, every app starts to show its age. The question you face is - should I invest funds and effort into application modernization now? We’ll provide an objective framework to evaluate whether overhauling your application makes business sense right now. You’ll get specific criteria for diagnosing performance gaps and weighing potential benefits against modernization costs and risks. The goal is clarity on the best next step - to guide your decision between revamping your app or optimizing what you have. Before diving into the decision…

  • How to Rescue a Failing Software Project?

    Software projects fail more often than we'd like to admit. According to research from McKinsey, only 29% of IT projects are successful based on time, budget and requirements criteria. For app owners, product owners, and other business stakeholders, a failing software project can be frustrating and costly. This article provides a guide for non-technical professionals on how to rescue a failing…

  • How to Take Over a Failing Software Project Step-by-Step

    According to the Standish Group, 30-40% of software projects fail and 75% go over budget. So, if you're an app owner or product manager facing a failing project, you're not alone. Fortunately, there are strategies for reviving a stalled software project. This article offers a comprehensive guide to successfully transitioning a failing software project to a new development team. The first step is acknowledging that your current approach…

  • Top Logistics App Features in 2024

    In my last article, I covered the essentials of logistics apps, their varieties, what they offer to businesses, and how to develop one tailored to individual company requirements. Here, I'll expand on the functionalities of this software. What logistics app features are essential to stay relevant in the modern world? How can an app satisfy current and future market demands? And how can it leverage new technological advancements to the fullest? Stay tuned, as we uncover answers to these questions. ## Crucial Market…

  • Business Guide for Developing Logistics Management Software

    Logistics applications automate all operations involved in moving, storing, and distributing goods from where they're made to where they're used, which is necessary for many businesses. Here's a far from complete list of company categories that employ logistics apps. * Manufacturers have to manage the flow of supplies, ensure the transfer of in-process and finished goods between storage spaces, units, own-brand shops, as well as handle their transport fleet. * Warehouses and distribution centers need to organize their inventory, distribute…

  • How to Build a Successful Sports App in 2024?

    The world is crazy about sports. This is a fact that can be easily confirmed by statistics. In the USA, 70% of the respondents identify themselves as sports fans. No wonder sports applications are gaining more and more popularity. First of all, let us understand what sports apps are and what they have in common. These apps are aimed at sports enthusiasts, fans, and athletes and offer a variety of functionalities to enhance their sports experience. Such apps are designed to provide users with information, updates,…

  • Must-Have Features of a Fintech App

    What is a fintech app? How to build a fintech app? These questions are popular among modern entrepreneurs who keep up with the times and follow the latest technologies. Fintech is one of the most developed and promising industries in the world today. It includes a huge list of services: payment of bills, money transfers, insurance, investments, management of crypto exchanges, various types of loans, and, of course, banks. The fintech industry was [growing at an extraordinary…

  • How to Pitch an App Idea to Investors

    Have an idea for an app but no money to kickstart your tech venture? You're not alone. Almost every startup founder faces this, with only a minority reaching profitability without the need for fundraising. In one of the previous articles, my colleague already explained how to get an app idea off the ground. Now, I'll focus on explaining how to get people to invest in your business. I'll outline steps to locate private investors looking for projects to fund and compellingly pitch an app idea. Plus, I'll explain how Cyfrania, as IT partners, have been helping aspiring…