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Simplifying Cloud-Native .NET Development: .NET Aspire vs. Docker

Growth Acceleration Partners | May 21, 2024

Cloud Native Development

Simplifying Cloud-Native .NET Development: .NET Aspire vs. Docker

Tired of wrestling with the complexities of cloud-native .NET development? You’re not alone. Two prominent contenders are vying to simplify your life. But which one is right for your next project? Let’s break down what they offer and when you should choose one over the other. Note: .NET Aspire is now generally available – so […]

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Getting Started with AI: It’s Easier Than You Think

Growth Acceleration Partners | May 20, 2024

Machine Learning & AI

Getting Started with AI: It’s Easier Than You Think

By Dee Dee Walsh, Geek GAPster Okay let’s be honest — the world of AI sometimes feels like a sci-fi movie. (Star Wars sci-fi not Roger Corman.) So-called experts are throwing out a lot of complicated vocabulary with words and acronyms like neural networks, deep learning, NLP, GAN, RAG, and SLAP. (Oops I made that […]

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GAP’s Guide to Prompt Engineering (and How to Get it Right)

Growth Acceleration Partners | May 6, 2024

Machine Learning & AI

GAP’s Guide to Prompt Engineering (and How to Get it Right)

Best Practices from the School of Hard Knocks by Jocelyn Sexton, GAP’s VP of Marketing In the immortal words of Yogi Berra, “We made too many wrong mistakes.” And when it comes to prompt engineering — which is, per McKinsey & Company, “the practice of designing inputs for AI tools that will produce optimal outputs” […]

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The Impact of Accessibility in Custom Software Development

Growth Acceleration Partners | May 1, 2024

Software & Data Engineering

The Impact of Accessibility in Custom Software Development

Technology continues to shape our lives in profound ways, and making sure everyone — regardless of ability — can access and interact with digital content is not only the right thing to do, but also a smart business decision. Accessibility is a fundamental necessity, and it is much more difficult and costly to retrofit into existing software than to incorporate it from the start.

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The CIO Balancing Act: Prioritizing Exciting vs. Essential Projects While Building Teams to Handle it All

Growth Acceleration Partners | April 24, 2024

Digital Transformation, Nearshore Solutions, Software & Data Engineering, Thought Leadership

The CIO Balancing Act: Prioritizing Exciting vs. Essential Projects While Building Teams to Handle it All

From Infrastructure to Innovation, Tech Leaders Must Communicate Value & Retain the Right Expertise to Scale CIOs and CTOs are often in a balancing act: leveraging their technical expertise while also being strategic leaders. It’s about aligning technology investments with budgets and priorities. And you’re pursuing initiatives that achieve transformative changes alongside initiatives that enable […]

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6 Misconceptions About Using Generative AI to Improve Programmer Productivity

Growth Acceleration Partners | April 16, 2024

Machine Learning & AI

6 Misconceptions About Using Generative AI to Improve Programmer Productivity

Generative AI can improve developers’ productivity — but only when they correctly calibrate expectations. Here are six ways to get off on the wrong foot. Attempting to get through a work day without reading or hearing about AI is like trying to send a text message with a carrier pigeon — highly unlikely. Software engineers […]

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Agile QA Automation in DevOps: Driving Seamless Integration, Continuous Feedback and Quality at Speed

Growth Acceleration Partners | April 16, 2024

DevSecOps, QA Automation

Agile QA Automation in DevOps: Driving Seamless Integration, Continuous Feedback and Quality at Speed

To remain on point with modern development practices, there’s a growing need for integrating traditional quality assurance (QA) processes with automation, DevOps and non-waterfall models (i.e., Agile). While QA automation streamlines testing, DevOps practices ensure continuous integration and delivery. Together, they enable faster, more reliable software releases. Let’s explore how DevOps and Agile practices support […]

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The Role of Managed IT Services in Future-Proofing Your Business

Growth Acceleration Partners | April 16, 2024

Managed Services

The Role of Managed IT Services in Future-Proofing Your Business

As companies grow, IT infrastructures become more complex, demanding additional resources, expertise and proactive management. Managed IT services play a key role in streamlining operations and boosting business performance. By maintaining, troubleshooting and proactively improving business IT systems, these services enhance security, prevent problems and increase productivity. Here, we’ll explore how using managed IT services […]

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H2 2024 Insights: Emerging Software Testing and Quality Assurance Trends to Drive Innovation

Growth Acceleration Partners | March 21, 2024

Machine Learning & AI, QA Automation, Quality Assurance (QA)

H2 2024 Insights: Emerging Software Testing and Quality Assurance Trends to Drive Innovation

As digital transformation permeates every sector of the economy, the role of software testing and quality assurance (QA) becomes increasingly pivotal. This year promises a landscape where innovation is not just welcomed, but required to stay competitive. This guide takes a dive into the emerging trends in software testing and QA, which are poised to […]

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Choosing the Right Managed IT Services Provider: A Checklist

Growth Acceleration Partners | March 21, 2024

Managed Services

Choosing the Right Managed IT Services Provider: A Checklist

In an age where technology is interwoven with the very fabric of business operations, the choice of a managed IT services provider (MSP) is a pivotal decision for any company looking to leverage expertise, ensure security and optimize efficiency. As the reliance on comprehensive IT support grows, so too does the market of providers offering […]

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