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3 Traps to Avoid When Modernizing Your App

Operational Leaders
Tim Michalski

Modernizing software is the process of introducing new technology to enhance or expand your current software assets. Modernization projects are typically driven by new market opportunities that drive revenue or technology innovations that reduce cost.

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Real-time push notifications with Web API + SignalR, Autofac and OAuth2

Developers
Jon Raymer

As the gap narrows between native mobile applications and web applications, developers are able to do more and more on the web. One common feature that most apps have are push notifications. This makes sense, because we want to be informed when something we care about has occured.

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What are the advantages of Agile and how does it differ from Waterfall?

Operational Leaders

Let’s take a look at eight advantages of Agile Development and maybe how it differs from traditional Waterfall:

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Optimism, Creativity, and Delays in Software Delivery

Operational Leaders

“Making good cooking takes a while. If you are made to wait, it is to serve you better, and to please you.” This quotation was, at one time, printed at the top of the menu of Restaurant Antoine in New Orleans. The identity of the author is lost, which to me gives the statement an apocryphal quality that makes it even more universal.

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5 Ways Your App is Driving Customers Away

Executive Leaders

While it’s an exciting time, both for business owners providing a solution to a need and for software companies pushing existing technologies or breaking new ground, it’s also a road littered with corpses of apps that didn’t exactly cut it. They might have began their lives as great ideas that really addressed a business need, but somewhere along the way, the train derailed and is now a rusting hunk of steel in the middle of nowhere.

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Culture Vulture – 5 Interesting and Practical Ideas for Improving your Company Culture

Executive Leaders

This past year was exciting for Lighthouse Software. With the help of our partners and our clients, we built some fantastic new applications that will help not only our clients but the public as well. Our team’s dedication to delivery and quality has caused our project list to grow, and as a result, we added 15 new amazing staff from the Twin Cities!

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Leadership Best Practices for Migrating Legacy Applications

Migrating enterprise software systems to modern languages, platforms and libraries is a deeply challenging process with many risks and matching potential rewards.

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