Category: Architecture

July 25, 2022

Synergy or risk? What investors need to know about application scalability

Any technology-focused investment strategy must consider and address scalability. But technical teams and private equity investors may have different definitions of “scalable,” making it difficult to understand how much growth the application can support without additional investment. The good news? You don’t have to be highly technical to understand the important components of scalability and …

Mike Bestvina

July 23, 2021

Standardizing UI frameworks unleashes scalability

Many web applications evolve over time. What was once the bootstrapped MVP of an early stage company grows to accommodate an ever-increasing number of use cases and business needs. This often results in the company’s application or platform employing a combination of disparate user interface (UI) frameworks like Bootstrap, jQuery, Angular or React.  Supporting multiple …

Austin Rowan

August 10, 2020

What does “will it scale” actually mean?

“It sounds great, but will it scale?” We hear the term ‘scalable’ used in reference to IT applications and infrastructure all of the time. But what exactly does it mean for an application to be scalable? And is that scalability the same for IT infrastructure? Let’s dive into what scalability means and how it pertains …

OpTeam Crosslake

May 20, 2020

Improve your bottom line with machine learning

Overview Machine learning (ML) promises excellent advantages to companies in cost savings, increased accuracy and faster processing. But like any good idea, its benefits can only come to fruition in the right environment, with the right resources and support. Benefits of machine learning Machine learning technologies can dramatically improve a company’s bottom line, increasing revenues …

Brian Conte

October 18, 2019

Collaborating to deliver open-source software for digital payment systems to benefit the poor

Those of us in developed countries have difficulty imagining what it would be like not to have access to a bank account — or any of the other benefits and security provided by basic financial products and services. For those in developing nations, it means they’re not able to save money or build credit. A …

OpTeam Crosslake