How and when the performance of software should be reviewed can prove a heated discussion point. From what is often said, it may be assumed that any time spent thinking about the performance of software code at a lower level – for instance, the time specific functions take to execute or the amount of memory an operation uses – should be considered a waste.
With one immortal line Shakespeare captured the essence of the dilemma that Hamlet faced when considering avenging his father’s death. Should he become a murderer, or shouldn’t he?
Only 52% of people believe technology in the public sphere has been properly tested. This stat was revealed during CRITICAL Software’s recent ‘Test Your Tech’ campaign where a public opinion survey was conducted. It’s pretty astounding that half of us believe the tech we’re using has not been tested properly!
In this blog post, Paulo Faria, our Business Development Director for Managed Services, shares some valuable insights on outsourcing. Read on to learn the advantages of near versus offshoring, how companies can more easily decide what’s best for their needs and what factors are influencing the future of outsourcing.
Topics: Managed Services
Consistent innovation is the bread and butter of a business. Especially those businesses that exist to push society forward, to lead evolution and to invent tomorrow.
In an ideal world, the perfect job would be waiting for graduates as soon as their cap and gown come off. Real life is a little less ‘fairy tale’ and a lot more complicated: what’s next? What career is the right one? Which industry offers the best opportunities?
I have been fascinated by the field of AI since my early days at university, where I remember looking through the list of courses on my Computer Science degree and reading: “Artificial Intelligence: 4th Year Course - 2 Semesters”.
Whether it’s your first job after studying or you’re simply switching companies, taking that first step into somewhere new can be challenging.
Outside of my work at CRITICAL Software, I have been a beekeeper for many years now. It struck me recently how managing a beehive has some interesting parallels with managing a business project. Of course, most project management challenges do not involve looking after some 50,000 plus bodies, but it was still interesting to consider some of the surprising similarities. Here I’ve listed my top ten.
Topics: Project Management
Last week, CRITICAL Software attended and exhibited at the Smart Metering Update conference. The intimate event, run by Marketforce, is primarily attended by people from companies and government agencies involved in the smart meter market in the UK. This year, there were also several attendees visiting from other countries to learn more about the UK’s experience to date.
Topics: Smart Metering