AI will be the user interface

At the heart of every complex software system is the user interface (UI). Enabling the users to accomplish whatever task they set out to do is the goal of any piece of software. Following the trends in the UI field is of great importance. So, what has happened to the user interface and what will

By | 2017-07-20T13:39:47+00:00 July 20th, 2017|AI, Business, Starcounter|Comments Off on AI will be the user interface

In-memory computing summit

Last week was the week of in-memory computing summit, in it's European version in Amsterdam. Starcounter was of course represented by a four men strong delegation. It was an interesting event, as more developers, architects, CTO:s, vendors and not least business leaders, are turning their attention to in-memory technology. Speakers from giant corporations like Intel

By | 2017-06-27T14:00:40+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Business, Events, Starcounter|Comments Off on In-memory computing summit

The thin client is the future

For many years now, the sweet spot of developer productivity and user experience was the fat client architecture. In this architecture, the information is accessed through isolated layers of apps. The first layer executes directly on the user's computer, while the other layers execute on the server. Most web apps are fat Embraced for over

By | 2017-05-24T08:54:35+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Apps, Development, Starcounter|Comments Off on The thin client is the future

The realtime CRM

Today’s solutions for keeping track of customers and potential customers are basically the same as twenty years ago. They are grouped under the name CRM, Customer Relations Management systems. However, these systems may soon be facing their dinosaur asteroid. The main reason for their risk of extinction is the fact that these systems were not

By | 2017-05-18T08:36:29+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Apps, Business, Innovation, marketing, platform, Starcounter|Comments Off on The realtime CRM

IoT and the future

The internet of things (IoT) has been coming for a long time. According to Gartner there will be 8.4 billion connected devices in 2017. More than 3 billion of those devices will be of a non-consumer variety, like industry or infrastructure amounting to almost a trillion $ in spending. By 2020 Gartner estimates that will

By | 2017-05-11T09:49:30+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Business, Innovation, IoT, platform, Starcounter|Comments Off on IoT and the future

Stay ahead of the competition – innovate

A lot of companies have just the staff necessary to take care of the day to day tasks and problems. It's only natural considering the shortage of developers and the need to keep costs down. To innovate, it's necessary to have resources dedicated solely to develop new features and products. Resources that are not held

By | 2017-04-27T08:39:46+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Business, Development, Innovation, Starcounter|Comments Off on Stay ahead of the competition – innovate

On the business side of innovation

We want our customers to build great platforms. Platforms that disrupt their industries and maybe even create entirely new ones. Providing tools and opportunities for this, technological and otherwise, is what we do. In the past we've held different kinds of meetups for developers, both our customers' and our own to exchange knowledge, news and

By | 2017-04-21T13:35:47+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Starcounter|Comments Off on On the business side of innovation

B2B social media marketing tips

A way to build personal relations with your target audience in social media is to find out more about their interests and needs. In that way, you can provide a value for you target audience and write about things that matters to them. Here are some useful articles on how to use social media as

By | 2017-03-30T12:10:28+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Starcounter|Comments Off on B2B social media marketing tips

Build an MVP – save resources

Most of us don't want to take a product to market unless it's perfect. It's understandable but a mistake, because no product will ever be finished and perfect. It also keeps a lot of great products from reaching the market. In order to finance that stroke of genius that is your business idea you'll need to

By | 2017-03-30T12:10:29+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Business, Development, Starcounter|Comments Off on Build an MVP – save resources

Code Night #8

On thursday, February 23rd it's time once again. Time for Code Night in Stockholm! It's the 8th Code Night and the theme is "the Perfect Language". Starcounter will of course be represented, this time by Michal Nosek who will do a talk on C# in the database. Most of the event will be in Swedish,

By | 2017-03-30T12:10:29+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Starcounter|Comments Off on Code Night #8

Develop for the right market

Choosing the right game to play is no simple thing, and most of us are affected by trends and what is talked about in the media. Many focus on consumer applications, especially mobile apps, partly because it's top-of-mind with apps like Spotify, Trello, Angry Birds, Pokémon Go and others. Another reason is, of course, that

By | 2017-02-17T10:07:57+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Apps, platform, Starcounter|Comments Off on Develop for the right market

The Open App Economy

The business application world of today is dominated by a few giants. If you want to take your application to market, you will most likely have to do it by building plugins for the giants and sell them through their app stores. But this leaves you exposed to the whims of huge closed platform corporations.

By | 2017-03-30T12:10:29+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Apps, platform, Starcounter|Comments Off on The Open App Economy

TechDay – don’t miss it when it returns

Wednesday, December 14th 2016 was a little bit of a historical day for us here at Starcounter. Maybe not one of the major events in our history so far, but important none the less. We hosted our first ever Tech Day, a full day of talks on working with the Starcounter platform, for and by

By | 2017-03-30T12:10:30+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Events, Starcounter, Starcounter events|Comments Off on TechDay – don’t miss it when it returns

Code Night 7 – optimizing performance

On december 1st the seventh edition of Code Night took place. IDG arranged the whole thing, with the support of companies like Starcounter and others. Starcounter was there, in force. Theme of the evening was optimizing for performance. But not only that, the Swedish Developer of the year was selected during the evening.

By | 2017-03-30T12:10:30+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Starcounter|Comments Off on Code Night 7 – optimizing performance

Why is Integration So Complicated?

Classic business application platforms are structured in a complex, sophisticated way with data model parts being tightly incorporated into each other to represent the overall structure of the system. Data model complexity is correlating with platform development speed, which makes it impossible to quickly update a data model and move on directly to the new

By | 2017-03-30T12:10:30+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Starcounter|0 Comments

The Ongoing Revolution in Technology

Through its history, AI has gone through different periods of development and social acceptance. For the last 5 decades, it has seen periods of research stagnation, as well as periods of loss of interest. Highlights in breakthrough was the amounting interest in expert systems during the 80s, the chess-winning supercomputer Deep Blue from IBM in

By | 2017-03-30T12:10:30+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Starcounter|0 Comments

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