Microservices and SOA

Let’s discuss fashionable word Microservices and clarify the differentiation point from the widely accepted SOA architecture. Nowadays, many people are talking about both approaches in tech forums. What is the difference? Which one is better? Let’s take a closer look at the details. Continue reading Microservices and SOA

MVP Confusion

First of all, when a team in an IT company comes up with an idea of an excellent piece of software, it builds a minimum viable product (MVP) as a draft version of a concept, that already has some real functionality, and can be tested by end users. In the case MVP works smooth, the team plans further steps of developing a stable product.

But there is still a problem for many startup companies: they sometimes fail to understand what MVP is about, and have an idea of MVP as a half working product with limited functions, demonstrating the direction of their thinking. In fact, MVP is a process of testing hypotheses about a product and making corrections according to the results of this tests.

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JP Morgan CEO believes bitcoin is a «fraud»

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JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said he would fire any employee trading bitcoin for being «stupid», according to Bloomberg.

He compared bitcoin with the tulip bulbs and said it’s a fraud, predicting it’s blow-up in coming years. He said, trading bitcoin is against JPMC rules, besides it is plane stupid. Dimon said he’s skeptical authorities will allow a currency to exist without state oversight, especially if something goes wrong. “Someone’s going to get killed and then the government’s going to come down,” he said. “You just saw in China, governments like to control their money supply.”

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5 Tips on Recruiting and Managing a Remote IT Team

Western countries have become climbing down the charts on the number of IT companies ready to cooperate with small or medium-sized business today.

Most of them are aiming at collaboration with the global IT giants, and those engaged in the development of custom projects, as a rule, require considerable rates for their services. For this kind of situations, the best fit is offshore outsourcing.

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