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When it comes to election time, political campaigns don’t shy away from leveraging tech to reach the masses. Social media is now a major communication tool, with 83% of the country’s population now on these platforms.
How Political Parties are Leveraging Technology for Elections in 2021
Everyone’s trying to sell you something. You know that. Even blogs like this one-- I am being paid, after all. My manager and I had a brief back-and-forth about the topic of this blog. She’s keen on linking it back to something we can convert from. Marketing services. Copywriting. Software development. I disagree.
This is the One Thing Every Small Business Owner Should Know
It’s becoming increasingly less common that employees nowadays want to stay that way; a 40-hour workweek worker. They strive for more, whether it’s in their personal lives, power over their use of time, financial compensation or stimulation. They’re not content just being the middleman.
How to keep your remote teams productive
In 1970, one of the most influential papers in the history of computing was published; A Relational Model of Data for Large Shared Banks, from E.F (Ted) Codd.
Advantages of Custom Software Over Commercial Off-the-Shelf Solutions
We’re not being funny. The most exciting advances in tech development are in the healthcare sector. They can have transformative effects on your practice, your patients and your workday.
You need to update your healthcare tech now.
With growing maturity in self-responsibility for social and environmental justice, now is the time to act. 64% of Americans say that protecting the environment “should be a top priority for the president and Congress.” Hard choices need to be made now to avoid harder consequences later.
How Technology Can Help Solve Climate Change
Using keywords to leverage your presence is a tactic called SEO, or search engine optimization. The more your keywords match search terms, the more likely they are to be brought to the Googler.
5 Copywriting Rules for More Conversions on Landing Pages
Establishing a business page on Facebook is easy and free. Not only is it a great way to provide basic information about your brand, you’ll have access to analytics on those who are engaging. Super helpful when trying to hone your approach.
E-Commerce Marketing 101
I hate the word ‘omni-channel.’ It’s self-important and catchphrasy. But you know, I’m in the business of SEO, so I’ll just say it again… omni-channel. It means integrating different methods of shopping available to consumers. I.e., presence across multiple platforms.
The Future of Digital Marketing, and What You Can Do About It
The ultimate aim of a business is profit and growth, year in, year out. A key part of this is keeping your customers around long enough to double dip. AKA retention.
Ways to Improve Your Brand Loyalty
Either we are sheep people, or web trends are manifestations of a quality of our time.
Let’s be honest. Trends are speculative, helped along by the word ‘trend.’ Anyone looking to be ahead of the pack looks for the pack.
5 Web Design Trends of 2021
According to 2020 Foresight Research, surveying nearly 11,000 customers in 44 markets, 27% of respondents intend to close their relationships with their current provider (in bank lingo, ‘churn’). This is a huge number, and up 15% from two years prior.
Fintech Trends of 2021 Part Two
The complexity of a software project demands efficiency. Deviations and additions add up, meaning you need leaders who are able to prioritize core objectives.
Do you really need a Scrum Leader and a Project Manager?
When you first wade into the world of mobile app development, it can feel a little overwhelming. There’s just a lot of jargon and flashy competition. Part of our mission at Synic is to make tech accessible by breaking it down and taking care of projects, from end-to-end.
Native, Hybrid and Web Apps - What’s the Difference?
Azure and Amazon AWS are both public cloud hosting solutions. But what does that mean exactly? What is a cloud hosting solution anyway?
Most companies nowadays have IT architecture. Depending on the demands of the business, on-site hardware for storage may not be tenable.
Which is better - Amazon AWS or Azure?
It’s World Book Day! And for all our peeps, the software lit worms out there, we’ve got the fix. Read one, read ‘em all. A well-rounded selection of 10 books to please even the surliest tech nerd.
Book Recommendations for Tech Lovers
Synic Software Inc. is thrilled to officially announce that we are a part of the UpCity community of top B2B service providers!
UpCity is a resource that helps connect businesses to service providers they can trust.
Synic Software Inc. Among Top B2B Service Providers on UpCity!
UI = User Interface
A user interface designer works with the look of a platform or software. That can be color palette or architecture, anything to do with visual swag.
UX = User Experience
A user experience designer curates, assesses and analyzes how a user experiences an interface.
The one thing I can tell you is that the stereotype of a developer (khakis, IT Crowd, sweats), is only partially true. As a Full Stack co-worker put it, they’re not anti-social like people like to think. Collaboration is actually part and parcel of the gig.
What is it like being a developer?
Almost any business problem or issue can be resolved by a custom software solution. Thanks to present-day technology and innovations, businesses are able to boost their productivity, elevate their market position, and increase their revenue through bespoke projects.
Synic Software Receives Phenomenal Review on Clutch for Software Development
Our company was named as a top developer in Canada and we can not emphasize how happy and proud we are.
This is a great achievement for our team and an even great accomplishment for our developers.
Synic Software Wins Big on Clutch’s Top Developers & IT Services List for Canada
First, you need to decide which blockchain you want to issue your NFT. Ethereum is the most popular, but there’s Binance Smart Chain, EOS, Tron and more.
NFT in Layman’s Terms
IoT can also provide insight on conditions in which injuries tend to occur, which can inform pivots. More sophisticated tech can automate video analysis from playback to annotate gameplay and identify areas of vulnerability.
Powerful Sports Software Applications
Some would be surprised to know that Artificial Intelligence was first founded as an academic discipline in 1955. The abstract of AI in our minds tends toward the futuristic; we’re hearing the murmurings, we’re seeing the basics, but we’re not quite there.
The Lasting Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Business
What is Cryptocurrency?
Crypto = the art of writing or solving codes
Currency = a system of money in general use
Put ‘em together, and you’ve got a digital currency, encoded for security. Look, we did say ‘layman.’
There are 5000+ cryptocurrencies now available online.
Cryptocurrency in Layman’s Terms
The education sector has been forced to adapt. If you didn’t have the tools, internet access or at-home environment to facilitate online learning, you were disproportionately disadvantaged. As a result of the health crisis, 100 million children will be under the minimum proficiency level for reading.
The Most Popular Software Being Used in Higher Education During COVID
Cryptocurrency is effectively digital money, rooted in Blockchain technology. Why would you want cryptocurrency when fiat (government-issued) money works just fine? There are a few reasons:
No government intermediary or regulation; it’s fully autonomous, so you make your own decisions.