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Is Low-Code for your industry?

Low-Code promises faster development at a fraction of the cost with no concessions on quality. See how it enhances your field! Low-code solutions are seriously shaking things up in many industries. This is a world where coding is optional, apps are deployed in weeks rather than months,...

A look back at Near Partner’s top 6 articles in 2023

Near Partner has been offering insights and expertise in topics ranging from Salesforce, OutSystems and Software Development to Project Management and Business Digital Strategy. Let's revisit the top 6 articles that resonated the most with our audience, offering valuable insights for businesses navigating the digital...

Superlinear returns in an age of despair

A challenging concept you need to understand This concept was explained very recently by Paul Graham. There is a particularly important concept which is very seldom talked about. However, understanding it is hugely correlated with our success, whether professionally, personally, as individuals or as companies and organizations...

[Low-Code eBook] Demystifying Low-Code

In our latest ebook, we've broken down the complexities and myths surrounding low-code, revealing the true potential it holds for revolutionizing the way we build and deploy applications. As more companies go digital-first, it is essential to rely on technology that integrates seamlessly with in-house legacy and...

Enhancing user experience, authentication and compliance

Our Software Development team collaborated closely with Arkeyvata to optimize their platform’s performance and efficiency. This case study delves into their transformative journey with us. "We now have a stable and ready-to-use application that any user can handle easily, with no structural inconsistencies." Sara Proubasta, Arkeyvata CEO Overview Arkeyvata...

Transforming paper-based workflows into efficient digital solutions

Overview We worked with a leading IT Consulting Company to help their business clients get actionable information from physical documents using Outsystems. The fast-paced technological evolution around the world has increased the need for digitalization. But paper is still a reality in many companies, be it...

The Power of consistency: one step at a time

From running to productivity, from learning to communicating, consistency allows us to transform our abilities, unlock our potential, and achieve excellence in any domain. Last month, I had the opportunity to visit Prague, the beautiful capital of the Czech Republic. It was my first time in the...

Doing your best: what does it mean?

Want to get a new perspective on "always do your best"? It's not just about meeting expectations. This is Near Partner's vision of achieving long-term success. On the first week with Near Partner, everybody has a meeting with me. People usually don't recall much from that meeting,...

Near Partner’s Hybrid workplace model

Companies and workers have rediscovered the hybrid workplace with Pandemic. How does Near Partner experience a hybrid work model and how does it impact our team? When Apple’s CEO Tim Cook asked corporate staff to return to the office, he probably did not expect any significant backlash....

QA Automation: what it means?

QA Automation, also known as Test Automation, describes the use of a different piece of software to perform tests on the software that is being developed.  What is QA Automation?  Every piece of software needs rigorous testing before it can hit the market. Despite the best coding practices,...

QMC success story with Salesforce

QMC’s Success Story

QMC Overview QMC is a leading Telecom company with global operations and over 2,400 assets. They design and build telecommunications towers, Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) and small cells for telecommunications operators. But this global presence presented unique challenges in managing complex sales processes and project implementation. This is their...

What is an OutSystems developer

What is an OutSystems developer?

OutSystems changed the game, and developers had to step up. But what is an OutSystems developer? We have answers. OutSystems grew quite popular in business, and the software development world followed, as developers are turning more and more to OutSystems. The pressing questions are: what is an...

App onboarding: key principles for business users

App onboarding: key principles for business users

Increasing user take-up among colleagues is no easy feat. This is how companies around the world create a flawless business app onboarding process. In HR, employee onboarding refers to introducing a new hire to all aspects of an organisation. Employee onboarding covers every area of the company,...

The makings of a great Digital Experience

The makings of a great digital experience

Speed, convenience, cost - what makes a great digital experience? Once a mere buzzword, the question is no longer ‘if’ but ‘how’, and the goal is to stand out from the bunch.   The world is going digital, and the speed got supersonic since COVID. From school lessons...

What is a Proof of Concept and how does it build Digital Innovation?

What is a Proof of Concept and how does it build Digital Innovation?

Success stories start with good ideas, and good ideas are followed by a Proof of Concept. See how a PoC can facilitate the path to digital innovation. Digital innovation relies heavily on emerging digital technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Big Data, 5G or machine learning....

What you should look for in an app development software

What you should look for in an app development software

Loads of platforms, scores of methodologies, and many cryptic concepts. Afterall, what are the core features a modern app development software must possess? So, you’re looking for an app development software. It must cater to your needs and provide you with enough flexibility to run your...

What is technical debt, why it is important and how to get rid of it

Technical debt may hinder your company’s chances of creating great software. This is what it means, what causes it and how to fight it off. Technical debt lurks in almost every company, a result of hasty decisions, time-to-market pressure and simply the fact that developers are, well,...

what is CPQ in Salesforce?

What is CPQ in Salesforce?

By now, most business leaders have heard of Salesforce, the leading CRM in the world. But do you know what is CPQ in Salesforce? Companies around the world follow a similar macro sales process. The first step is usually Lead Generation, followed by Prospecting and Qualification of...

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5 essential Software Engineer skills (according to CIOs)

Hard skills are a vital part of every developer’s skillset. As the profession changes however, so do expectations for software engineer skills. Software engineer skills are not what they used to be. Software engineers in recruitment sessions today are being asked how they can help companies...

How Agile is helping us get through the COVID Crisis

How Agile is helping us get through the COVID Crisis

In March 2020 COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, triggering a worldwide public health emergency. The impact on people, health, businesses, and other pillars of the global economy is unprecedent! The virus was spreading at a breakneck pace (still is, unfortunately), and governments around the world have...

What Is Salesforce Marketing Cloud and how can it help my company?

Remember those texts and emails you receive frequently from your favorite brands? Those little reminders of promotions and discounts or even just a wish of happy birthday? It is highly probable that it has a system like Salesforce Marketing Cloud behind it. Technically, Marketing Cloud is...

Company Culture: what drives us

Last month, I celebrated 3 years working at the Near Partner. In fact, I’ve been in the company for longer than it has formally existed! When I joined the company, it didn’t even have a name but through my conversations with Pedro Veloso, I found the...

7 Effective Ways To Monitor Sensitive Data In Remote Work

Remote working is quickly gaining popularity, globally, primarily due to the COVID-19 crisis. However, while telecommuting provides location flexibility, it has several data security challenges. Employees may use unsecured WiFi and unprotected devices that put your business data at risk. Fortunately, you can create a...

Welcome to NearBlog!

  Welcome to Near Partner Blog. It's great to have you here. Many times we said things like: "Hey, why don’t we share this with anyone else? Why just talk about it between us?" That’s why, instead of just keeping these conversations for ourselves, we've decided to...