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The Intersection of Great Design and Business Success: ROI Through Simplicity

Growth Acceleration Partners | June 4, 2024

UI/UX Design & UI Development

The Intersection of Great Design and Business Success: ROI Through Simplicity

Investing in good design is an investment in business success. As generative AI continues to transform the design process, businesses embracing simplicity and leveraging new technologies will be well-positioned for long-term success in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

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Out-of-the-Box or Tailor Made: The Case for Custom Software

Growth Acceleration Partners | May 30, 2024

Software Development Process

Out-of-the-Box or Tailor Made: The Case for Custom Software

Companies are often tempted by the allure of out-of-the-box (OOTB) software solutions, promising quick setup and lower initial costs. One-size-fits-all applications can come with significant drawbacks that hinder efficiency and growth. Discover how investing in custom software can optimize processes, enhance productivity and provide a competitive edge.

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What to Know Before You Implement Public-Facing APIs

Growth Acceleration Partners | May 29, 2024

Back-End API Development

What to Know Before You Implement Public-Facing APIs

A public-facing API is a good way for others to connect to your systems. But don’t start building one until you answer these questions. There’s a lot to be said for creating an API and making it publicly accessible. Public-facing APIs enable people to connect to your systems, which can extend a business model or […]

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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 programmers’ 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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