Top tools for successful business analysts

In order to be a great business analyst (BA), knowledge of the business, understanding the technical aspects and a capability in the tools of the trade are all key to ensuring high-quality software is delivered on time and as per spec. A complicated role, BAs within...

OutSystems achieves record revenue in 2018

OutSystems, which provides a platform for low-code rapid application development, achieved record revenue in 2018 due largely to the value customers are gaining from the low-code platform. OutSystems posted a 66% increase in annual recurring revenue for 2018, which is...

Star-spangled DevConf gears up for fourth edition

The organisers of DevConf have revealed their mystery speakers and a series of riveting talks at DevConf - the summit for South African developers - this month. DevConf co-organiser Robert MacLean says: "This agenda is something really special, with a number of...

Rethinking inhouse software development

Businesses often choose to develop their own software based on historical reasons that are not as valid today. In the pre-Internet 70s and 80s, banks started writing their own programs because they were the only ones qualified to do so. Some inhouse development teams...