Logicify Blog

Grafana as a Yet Another Tool for Technical Monitoring of Software Products We Build

One more article in Logicify Monitoring Tools series talks about Grafana, a software we use both for internal and external projects to visualize and analyze the data. The article could be of interest to CTOs, developers and DevOps, system administrators and Project Managers, and everyone interested.

How to Craft a Connected Office Solution with Just a Soldering Iron and a Bit of Enthusiasm

Logicify CTO, Dmitry Berezovsky, introduced our solution for air quality control at a local software development conference earlier this year. We made some progress and enhancements since then. This post discusses how the solution was built phase by phase.

What Does It Cost to Build a Marketplace? Part 2: Our Takeaways and Recommendations

The first article in the series about marketplaces described how you could build one with a minimal features set. Now let’s have a closer look at further stages - maintaining and managing a marketplace - which are often overlooked or underestimated by business owners, and especially startupers. We still use Upwork.com, a global marketplace connecting service buyers and service providers, to showcase some best practices.

The Nordics 2018 Tech Events Calendar

We compiled a calendar of IT and business-related conferences, meetups and other events held in 2018 in the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden). 

What Does It Cost to Build a Marketplace? Part 1: Definition, Features Set, Timing

We continue the series of “what does it cost to build” articles in our blog. We analyzed multiple platforms popular in the web today and shared our findings and takeaways on how to develop and maintain a marketplace. The first volume specifically focuses on the definition of a marketplace, its typical features set and timing to build it.

Logicify Best Practices for Knowledge Transfer Between Developers

We share our tips for knowledge transfer from software engineers to engineers. This article, we overlooked the cases when the knowledge should be shared with novices in IT industry, Quality Assurance specialists for testing or Technical Support for maintenance purposes. The tips are backed by our experience, so they could come in handy to CEO and CTO managing development teams - whether in-house, remote or both, for PM and software engineers.

Engaging Educators in Technology Use. Tips for Startups and Entrepreneurs to Promote Their EdTech Products

Here is a paradox. This generation of school children is beyond tech-savvy. This is the school’s main responsibility to teach ICT skills as the 21st-century essentials. Ironically, just a small percentage of teachers are willing (and capable) to use technology in classroom, let alone developing technical skills in their pupils.

What Does a Pinterest-like App Cost?

Sometimes even a simple idea needs the Muse. Is it possible to create a source of inspiration? If so, what is the cost of it? This article tells about the purpose and features of a Pinterest-like app, discovers its costs and offers minimal essential functionality. It would be of interest to retail and advertising startups and companies’ CEO who are looking for new marketing and business development ideas and inspiration. 

Big Data Migration System Using Actor Model with Akka.NET

We developed a complex reactive system to migrate big data for one of our EdTech projects. To build the solution, we applied actor model with Akka.NET, and we wanted to share our experience. The article could be interesting to owners of software products built using outdated/legacy systems who consider migrating the data into a newer systems, software engineers, and DevOps.

Outsourcing as a Global Trend. Excerpts from "IT Outsourcing Statistics 2017/2018" Report

By 2018, outsourcing has become a global trend, and IT sector is no exception. This article explains the term "outsourcing" and its main functions and presents the highlights and key statistics from the IT Outsourcing Statistics 2017/2018 report.