Katherine is a co-founder and co-CEO of Digiteum. Passionate about innovation and high-end technology, Kate shares her opinion, knowledge and experience on an array of topics, including the Internet of Things, big data, AI and chatbots, product design and user experience.
Discovery Phase in Software Development: Everything You Need to Know Roughly one in three software development projects substantially exceeds its budget, misses its deadline, or fails completely. The reasons for failure vary from unrealistic expectations and inaccurate cost estimates to poor planning and requirements management. One industry-standard method helps prevent project failure, foresee possible issues, [...]
UX design process is one of the most important parts of digital product development. UX determines how a customer, employee or visitor interacts with your website, application or other digital product — whether your system allows users to find the information they are looking for, accomplish tasks, and matches their expectations. Positive user experience encourages [...]
In this post, we talk about the role of business analysts in software development and the key business analysis tools and techniques in the agile environment that can help you speed up an IT project start. Importance of business analysis for software development success Bridging business and technology is the key goal of business analysis [...]
Tech Staff Augmentation: Best Practices to Close Talent Gap Effectively Team augmentation is an efficient strategy to quickly ramp up a tech team or fill in a skill gap. If done right, it provides business with multiple benefits such as faster time-to-market, reduced cost and access to diverse talent and expertise from around the globe. [...]
In this post, you will learn about technical analysis in software engineering and the role of a tech lead/technical expert and solution architect in the software development process. You already know about the importance of Business Analysis (BA) in software development. It’s hard to overestimate the role of a business analyst who helps formulate and [...]
How to Reduce Mobile App Development Costs If only there was a formula to reduce mobile app development costs without affecting the quality of the final product. The bad news is that there’s no universal solution. Every single application is unique, hence, no golden rule to cut the cost of mobile app development. There are, [...]
How to Design IoT Apps: UX/UI Design for IoT Mobile Apps IoT sector is getting crowded. Established tech companies, device producers and myriad emerging startups enhance their offerings with connected technology and big data services and roll out innovative IoT systems to the market. In this increasingly competitive environment, IoT design plays an important if [...]
Managing product requirements Product requirements management is an essential part of the software development process. It has a direct impact on the success of the project. Smart requirements management ensures the project reaches its targets and all the necessary requirements end up in the final product release. On the contrary, inefficient or lack of management [...]
4 Key Takeaways from IoT World 2018 IoT World 2018 in Santa Clara united thousands of organizations and attendees, hundreds of speakers and exhibitors and dozens of IoT startups. It’s one of those yearly events where you can meet all cross-industry giants at one place – Microsoft, SAP, Avnet, Boeing, UPS, MasterCard, Bank of America, [...]
IoT and Big Data in the Core of a Digital Transformation Strategy Digital innovation is important for 99% of executives, according to a Jabil survey from the beginning of 2018. Companies are ready to aggressively invest into digital transformation strategies and change their technology infrastructure and ecosystems in line with the demands of the modern economy. Leadership teams are [...]
The Future of Technology with Natural Language Processing The Internet of Things and artificial intelligence are deeply connected. IoT systems produce big data, whereas, data is the heart of AI and machine learning. At the same time, as the rapid expansion of connected devices and sensors continues, the role of smart technologies in this space is [...]
Using Connected Devices, Health and Wellness Apps As Yuval Harari concludes in his book “Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow,” mankind has managed to control famine, plague, and war in the 20th century. Now, we have new challenges to worry creative minds. The author believes that the first major project of the 21st century [...]
Best Apps for iOS 2017 Worth Checking Apple announced its annual chart of Best Apple Apps 2017 on App Store. This year they highlighted not only the best and most popular apps, but also defined the apps that demonstrate the most recent technology and business trends. As a digital design & technology agency, we both build [...]
10 Steps to Define Your Chatbot Strategy As any software project, chatbot development goes through a set of standard stages: Chatbot Strategy, Design, Development, and Testing. Usually, the better you define your strategy, the smoother and faster your project will go. Chatbot strategy has a lot in common with mobile and web project development. However, [...]
7 Tips for Creating Effective Chatbot Design The rise of chatbots brings a new way of communication between a human and software to the agenda – conversation. Unlike web or mobile graphic user interface, conversational UI is more about a straightforward and transparent dialog, rather than effective layouting of UI elements. In case of chatbot [...]
Compare NLP Engines: Wit.ai, Lex, API.ai, Luis.ai, Watson Assistant Chatbot popularity is growing over time. Still, this new means of communication between customers and brands seems promising and unclear at the same time. On one hand, what could be better than a simple dialog between a human and a chatbot able to memorize things, perform [...]
Best iPhone Apps 2016 Worth Keeping Have a totally new look at the best Apple apps in 2016 to find truly game-changing ones. As a veteran mobile app developer, Digiteum certainly knows its onions. We have always been excited to learn what other iOS app inventors out there come up with, conduct our own experiments [...]
Improving user experience for Printique* Hardly would you find a better industry to illustrate how UI/UX perfection influences the number of zeros in the company’s profit stats. For a photo printing B2C company that hooks customers online through excellent user experience focus is not a choice, it’s a must. Why Printique? As Digiteum we have [...]
Digiteum is a custom software development and IT consulting company founded in 2010. We design and develop customer-centric solutions for web, mobile, cloud, and IoT.
They are technically excellent, have an agile process in place and are always looking for "win/win" opportunities. The team is incredibly honest, hard working and has been a source of new ideas and improvements.