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AppnBytes: Enter The Testing Process

With our third AppnByte – we’re taking a look at the testing process, as seen through the eyes of Brandon Reid, a junior front-end dev at Appenate. Let’s enter the process. Combining Manual & Automated Testing The testing process begins long before the code is even written. Much thought is … Read more

AppnBytes: How To Avoid Rabbit Holes

Welcome to another AppnByte. An initiative where our developers unpack the lessons they’ve learned throughout their programming careers. Today’s piece is on distraction, penned by Bradley Smithies – Software Architect at Appenate. Let’s jump in. How To Avoid Rabbit Holes Every programmer has found themselves here at some point: working, … Read more

AppnBytes: Optimising User Experience

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“AppnBytes” is a new initiative that provides a rare look into the minds of our developers. Our very first entry is from Joe de Lange, Intermediate Front-End Developer at Appenate. Let’s dive right in. Optimising The User Experience As a largely data capture-driven product, we have to frequently display large … Read more

Easily Add Custom Business Apps To Your Service Offering

You’re looking to equip your services with custom apps and elevate your client’s operations. You’ve heard of no-code solutions and scoped out some options – most of which were disappointing.  Oversimplified and rigid business app builders left you with the desire to build it all yourself. You want highly-capable apps … Read more

Custom Software Development: Should You Build Or Buy?

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As a business, having your own custom software app sounds appealing. Creating something bespoke for either internal business processes or for clients to streamline their workflows can set you apart in today’s market.  It’s a costly endeavour, no doubt, but it could be a solid investment in rare cases. In … Read more

Introduction To The NIST Cybersecurity Framework Guidelines

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Cyber attacks pose a serious threat to the modern business. So unless your company operates entirely off the grid, you’ll need security measures to help prevent infiltrations or mitigate the damage caused by a breach. That’s why the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) created a powerful framework that … Read more

How To Reduce Costs Within Fieldwork Operations

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The ramification of recent events is that more businesses are paddling faster just to stay afloat. Inflation is hitting record highs worldwide, and cutting costs is becoming critical to survival for many. Hopefully, the sirens aren’t sounding on your end yet. Either way – saving money is a worthwhile endeavour … Read more

Effective Incident Reporting Guide [Free Templates Included]

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Before we begin, it’s essential to understand that safety legislation may differ from country to country and state to state. Always check against your local legislation before making any big decisions. Creating an incident report form is pretty straightforward. You could probably set it up if you had an hour … Read more

Help Your Clients Join The Digital Revolution

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Risk management, business resilience and disaster recovery have enjoyed a lot of focus – even before the events of the last couple of years. Despite this, many businesses still stick to traditional paper-based forms and processes – even while large corporations enjoy a multitude of benefits from going digital.  These … Read more