5 QA Tips for Smooth Digital Product Development

Quality assurance engineers here at Digital Foundry test vast swaths of cool technology and digital products. We work with Digital Foundry consultants, long time design partners and client design teams. Over the years, we have compiled a catalog of tricks that we share with our project teams to quickly develop high quality enterprise software. Here ...

The Keys to Successful Proto-Apping

Imagine that you have a fantastic idea for a mobile application. You even have a team that loves the concept. But, you hit a roadblock when you ask for budget approval. You make a valiant effort to mock out your idea in PowerPoint, spend a few days with Balsamiq or Sketch, but the results are ...

Technologies behind the Internet of Things

The internet of things (IoT) promises a smarter future. One in which a faltering bridge informs local transportation authorities that it needs repair. Or a bridge that can warn oncoming smart cars to prepare to drive over a frozen surface. An automated manufacturing plant that orders its own supplies and even schedules and executes maintenance. ...

Firebase Updates Announced at Google I/O 2016

  Tech innovation was in the air in San Francisco even more than usual last week, with the Google I/O conference in town. From AI to wearables, and IoT to virtual reality, Google announced several updates to their ecosystem of cutting-edge technologies. Among an assortment of vehicle platforms, Android Auto made a particularly large splash. ...

Google to Phase out Support for Flash… Now What?

Earlier last week, Google revealed plans to phase out support for Adobe’s Flash Player in its Chrome browser for all but a handful of websites. The company expects the changes to roll out by the fourth quarter of 2016.   What does this mean for the typical person using Chrome? Later this year Adobe’s Flash Player will be ...

The Right Dev Tools for the Job

Three Software Development Tools Worth Considering   Think of a software developer’s toolkit as your handyman’s tool belt. There are many types of wrenches and screwdrivers, and in some cases even the “wrong” tool will ultimately get the job done. The problem is that it’ll take longer and might not be built as sturdy as ...