Putting the Ops in DevOps

How can Operations administrators ensure their goals are in line with everyone on the DevOps team? Watch our video on the Role of Operations to see how to maximize the DevOps value to the company – and its customers.

The People of DevOps: Developing a Culture of We

If you’re contemplating DevOps, everything starts by examining and possibly overhauling your organization’s culture. Use our Guide to the DevOps Culture to see the necessary changes and key people you’ll need to make it happen.

Corporate Data Sharing – It’s Time.

Despite the challenges, the potential benefits of venturing into the data sharing equation are undeniable. Open data is a critically important resource, not only for government and non-profits, but for consumers and businesses as well.

3 Essentials for Every DevOps Implementation Toolkit

Your team is ready to implement DevOps practices – now what? See our infographic for the 3 essentials every DevOps toolkit needs to make your development and DevOps implementation run smoother.

Top 10 Signs Your Development Process Is Ready for an Upgrade

As businesses are challenged to deliver faster, better applications and software, DevOps practices have taken center stage. Moving to DevOps takes planning and commitment. Are you ready to change or upgrade the way you deploy application…

Hybrid Integration: Preparing for the Future

Migrating from an on-premises to a cloud integration environment might be the next logical step for your organization, but it could feel like a gigantic leap. If your environment isn’t quite ready or you’re limited by industry regula…

When You Can’t Find Talent, Build It!

Morningstar was facing a talent shortage problem in their test automation department. So, they worked with SPR Consulting to bring eager candidates together with job-targeted training to create new, well-qualified employees.

Automation Engineers are as Good as Gold

The rapid transition from manual testing to the use of test automation has created a high demand for test automation engineers in test (SDET). The increasing demand has created a shortage of skilled automation engineers. The time is now …

Optimize Test Automation and Reduce Costs

If you have built ‘fragile’ and not ‘robust’ automation your maintenance costs can be high, diminishing the value of your test automation. Just like the technical debt of software that is not properly architected or coded, your a…

Discover the Value of Automated Testing

The test automation trend is continuing to boom! If you are one of the few not already building automated tests, it’s time to get on board. Continuing to test without making the transition to automation will put a major fork in your co…

Simplicity: The Path to Achieving Agile Testing Efficiency – Recorded Webinar

In this webinar recording Paul Herzog, Delivery Manager for the Testing Practice team at SPR Consulting shows how to apply Agile Manifesto Principle #10: “Simplicity – the art of maximizing the amount of work not done – is essentia…

7 Deadly App Traps

There’s no shortage of competition when it comes to designing and releasing apps. So, when it comes to making the most of mobile, what can you do to help your app gain maximum visibility and success? Avoiding ill-timed trends and mobil…

The Advent of Automated Data Modeling! Proceed with Caution

When it comes to data management, data modeling is the solid, well-built foundation. The advent of supersmart analytics technologies provide excellent opportunities to automate processes and reduce complexities. Our article will describe…

Putting Testers to the Test: Who to Trust

Implementing the latest testing approaches using cutting-edge tools doesn’t guarantee that you won’t miss deadlines, overlook software issues, and launch a product riddled with user flaws. Why? Because great testing isn’t about “…

Testing in the Digital Age

In this new age, quality matters more than ever. The negative impact of poor or mediocre quality can be dire. Our infographic displays information on why it’s critical to address 2016’s trends and challenges in testing.

Your New Extranet Project is a Go! Now What?

Building a robust extranet that offers clients and partners outstanding benefits and propels your business objectives is more than a notion. It’s challenging stuff. But a great plan goes a long way. Our article explains the next best m…

The New Necessity of B2B Extranets: A Guide

Businesses must provide rich, valuable online experiences for customers. Our guide explains why you must create and maintain full-featured extranets designed not only to inform, but to provide smooth access to data and processes that ena…

Ease Your Transition to Office 365 – Recorded Webinar

In this 60-minute recorded webinar, Ron Charity, Business Development Manager for AvePoint, and Sean Lawrence, Evangelist – Portals and Collaboration for SPR Consulting, address how to overcome common challenges organizations face when m…

Mobile Partner Profile Lacking the 6 Must-haves? Swipe Left!

Finding that perfect partner is virtually impossible, right? Although that may be true with online dating, finding a suitor to develop your mobile application can be easy.

Hive and Hive on Tez

In this video, Roger Lenihan, Big Data Evangelist at SPR Consulting, exhibits Hive, a component of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). Hive provides a SQL-like interface to data stored in HDP. Roger gives an example of HIVE and how to inter…

Predictive Analytics and the Age of the New Know

Predictive data models are becoming more efficient and accurate with improved access for all kinds of enterprises. Unveil and measure patterns that identify risks and opportunities that will truly impact your bottom line.

Empower Your Employees with Mobile

In this new age, quality matters more than ever. The negative impact of poor or mediocre quality can be dire. Our infographic displays information on why it’s critical to address 2016’s trends and challenges in testing.

Don’t Punish Employees with Poor Mobile Apps

We have become obsessed with developing mobile apps for customers and have neglected the needs of our employees. Consider this: if you give your hardworking colleagues access to immediate, accurate information in support of customers and…

Build Internal Apps with Strong ROI

How do you develop internal apps to realize a legitimate return-on-investment (ROI)? Consider these 10 tips and deliver an app with a wealth of inherent benefits.

DevOps Challenges and Best Practices

The pursuit for the perfect synchrony between software development and IT operations is still ongoing, and striking the balance won’t happen any time soon. Understand and address these 5 common DevOps challenges to achieve a higher- fu…

Think Integration is Legacy Tech? Think Again.

While integration may not show up as one of the year’s hot tech crazes, this essential element of IT is being reshaped, restructured and remodeled by those same forces. Smart organizations are clamoring to know what this reshuffling of…

Onshore vs Offshore Software Testing

Who do you trust to test your software? Have you considered that employing onshore vs. offshore teams can greatly influence testing efficiency, cost and quality? In this infographic, SPR Consulting puts onshore and offshore teams to the …

The Internet for Everyone

With ADA accessibility regulations applicable to public Internet sites on the horizon and the growth of spending power for people with disabilities, web and mobile accessibility concerns are on the rise. Learn how to make your site or mo…

Data. Small Word. Colossal Implications.

The phenomenon of exponential data growth is upon us, proven by the fact that ninety percent of the world’s data was created in the last two years. All of this new data is an asset, but only when you’re not drowning in it. Smart orga…

Five Must-do Tests for Mobile Apps

Research shows 57% of users abandon a mobile app after waiting three seconds for it do something – and surprisingly, 80% of those users never return. Testing your mobile app is a critical step to not only ensuring the longevity and suc…

Marketers Need Mobile!

There’s no shortage of competition when it comes to designing and releasing apps. So, when it comes to making the most of mobile, what can you do to help your app gain maximum visibility and success? Avoiding ill-timed trends and mobil…

Cloud Trek Star Date 2015

Cloud-driven solutions are ever-changing and while that may sometimes feel overwhelming, it’s absolutely necessary to integrate these solutions into your business. Let SPR Consulting’s guide to the Cloud show you the way.

Build a Killer Mobile Strategy Now

It’s estimated that 90% of IT growth over the next five years will be driven by mobile computing, cloud services, big data analytics and social networking – when is the last time you evaluated your company’s mobile strategy? We thi…