Published Articles

Here you will find articles by Exadel people on outside sites
and other places where the Exadel name has popped up.

January 4, 2022
Solution Suggest

How to Create a Shopping App: Expert Tips for Shopify Store Owners

Users are more likely to shop from the comfort of their mobile devices, so online store owners should consider moving into apps. Our recent post published on SolutionSuggest explores how you can do that, what features are necessary to deliver value to customers, and what platform to use for developing an online store app.

January 3, 2022

How to Effectively Overcome Global Tech Talent Shortage

Consumers expect constant connectivity, and enterprises are looking for advanced technologies to sustain their businesses. The question is: will there be enough tech talent to make it all happen? The global tech talent shortage is making it difficult.

This article, published on TechBii, explores the reasons for the shortage and ways to bridge the gap.

December 20, 2021

Best Programming and Information Technology Trivia for IT Pros That Pay Off

Developers love a challenge! They even look for professionally-run information technology tests and quizzes to sharpen their skills or just to have fun. Some information technology trivia platforms even let IT experts compete for cash prizes. Read our full article about the best information technology trivia on TechPatio and give a quiz a try.

November 26, 2021

Facial Recognition Solutions: Advantages, Disadvantages, and Reducing Costs

This article will explain ways you can deploy facial recognition solutions, their pros and cons, and how much they cost.

November 25, 2021

Exploring the Use Cases and Costs of Facial Recognition Solutions

Check out some of the use cases where facial recognition technology can be implemented along with their associated costs

November 18, 2021

Racial Discrimination in Facial Recognition is a Challenge – With Noonies Nominee Alesia Traichuk

HackerNoon nominated Alesia Traichuk, Exadel Content Marketing Specialist, for a 2021 Noonies award for HackerNoon Contributor of the Year – rest API. Read this interview with Alesia to learn more about her thoughts on face recognition and her journey in the tech industry.

November 15, 2021

CCTV and Facial Recognition: Where Do the Two Technologies Overlap?

This article will walk you through closed-circuit television technology (CCTV) and will cover the areas in which it overlaps with face recognition technology.

October 28, 2021

Top 10 Information Technology Quizzes to Test Your Knowledge of the IT Industry

We have compiled a list of 10 information technology quizzes to test your knowledge of the IT industry. Try them now and compete with your friends!

October 7, 2021

How to Develop a Content Marketing Strategy in 6 Steps

What is a content marketing strategy and why it is so important? Follow these 6 steps to create a content marketing strategy for your company, expand your brand awareness, build trust and credibility, win customer loyalty, and increase your sales potential.

September 24, 2021

A Step-by-Step Content Marketing Guide for IT Companies

The most important steps you should take when you think about content marketing in 2021.

August 9, 2021

Low Code and No-Code Considerations

Could low-code and no-code development platforms change the future of the IT industry? This article will take you through what you need to know.

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Oleg Boyko

August 5, 2021

Why is Proofreading Important for Tech Companies?

Here is how a professional proofreader can help you publish high-quality tech content and why this is so imprtant for IT companies.

August 4, 2021

How Development Automation Can Support Digital Transformation

Development automation is a way to help businesses address challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Check out these ways to implement development automation.
Read the article Questions? Just ask! Lev Shur

July 30, 2021

How Continuous Monitoring Can Help Businesses Manage Risks

Learn how continuous monitoring can help with risk assessment and management.
Read the article Questions? Just ask! Oleg Boyko

July 9, 2021

What Metrics Should IT Companies Track To Measure Content Marketing Effectiveness?

What metrics should you choose to measure content marketing effectiveness? This article will help you better understand your objectives, filter out irrelevant metrics, and reach your goals.

June 25, 2021

Deep learning, neural networks, algorithms boost facial recognition accuracy

Learn about how deep learning improves facial recognition technology, as well as the challenges and future of facial recognition.

May 19, 2021

Outsourcing Redefined and Refined in 2021 post COVID-19

How has outsourcing changed through the COVID-19 pandemic? Exadel CTO, Oleg Boyko, shared his thoughts in TechiExpert.
Read the article Questions? Just ask! Oleg Boyko

May 14, 2021

Three Reasons to Include Agile in Your Software Engineering Strategy

There are many reasons to consider adopting Agile; check out our list of the top three ways it will help you with digital platforms and product development.

April 30, 2021

6 Best Open-Source Projects for Real-Time Face Recognition

Check out the best open-source face recognition projects and see why choosing open-source software is often the best option.

April 7, 2021

Getting Started With Continuous Monitoring

Continuous monitoring is a crucial part of DevOps life cycle, as it helps organizations scale and deliver digital products and platforms more quickly and securely. This article will help you understand best practices with continuous monitoring so that you can hit the ground running.
Read the article Questions? Just ask! Oleg Boyko

March 15, 2021
Towards data science

What is the Best Facial Recognition Software to Use in 2021?

The huge variety of facial recognition solutions on the market can be divided into three types, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. In this blog post, we break down what each type is, as well as the best solutions in each category.

January 25, 2021

A Look at the Top IoT Market Trends for 2021

The future of IoT is trending toward large-scale growth over the next several years. However, 2021 has the potential to be a pivotal year for the IoT Market as it aims to tackle major global social and economic issues associated with the pandemic. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the economic and social factors shaping the Internet of Things market.

December 30, 2020

Best Facial Recognition Software to Use in 2021

Our top 9 face recognition software providers. Check out the biggest market players and choose the one that meets your business goals.

December 15, 2020
CIO Bulletin

Exadel – Proving Digital transformation for your business

Learn more about Exadel’s digital transformation solutions and services in this exclusive interview with CEO and founder, Fima Katz in CIO Bulletin.
Read the article Questions? Just ask! Fima Katz

December 14, 2020

Chaos Engineering: A Science-based Approach to System Reliability

Unexpected outages already threaten companies, so why risk it? The short answer is that the rising practice of Chaos Engineering is currently the best path to system resilience. This article explores what Chaos Engineering is and how to adopt it.
Read the article Questions? Just ask! Lev Shur

November 20, 2020
SD Times

3 major low-code app development pitfalls and how to avoid them

This article by Eldar Chernitsky and Alexander Ancipov details three major issues that low-code developers need to consider in order to deliver the best possible user experience.

November 18, 2020

What The C-Suite Needs To Know About Using Kubernetes

Why should business and technology leaders invest in Kubernetes? What is it, and how will it help businesses stay competitive? This article discusses everything the C-suite needs to know about Kubernetes and why they should be paying close attention to this technology.
Read the article Questions? Just ask! Lev Shur

July 28, 2020

How Remote Work Impacts DevOps and Development Trends

Lockdown restrictions are starting to ease up, but many companies are still enforcing or allowing their teams to work from home full- or part-time. Luckily, technology has made it possible to stay productive and collaborative in this environment, but it’s not without impact.

July 9, 2020

Technology Trends Impacting the Future of Business

What will work look like in the post-COVID-19 era and which technologies will define it? Many businesses are moving to an all-remote model using collaboration platforms as long-term effects from the pandemic change how we work.
Read the article Questions? Just ask! Lev Shur

June 25, 2020

DevSecOps Best Practices and Business Value – Part 2

It is important to not only pay attention to product delivery automation and speed but also to add security to software updates, critical system vulnerabilities, and correct system access control, which DevSecOps practices assist with. Continue reading for DevSecOps best practices.

June 24, 2020

DevSecOps Best Practices and Business Value – Part 1

DevSecOps brings together the best of DevOps with modern security practices. DevOps streamlines and accelerates the product development lifecycle, aiming to automate as much as possible.

June 15, 2020

How Private Equity Can Drive Innovation For Business

The private equity industry is no stranger to the growing demand for digital transformation. In order to best leverage their investments, private equity firms should make strategic improvements to the companies they invest in.

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Lev Shur

June 9, 2020

How Distributed Development Can Support Retail During COVID-19

While major retailers are taking extreme measures and leveraging established digital assets to stay afloat during the pandemic, many smaller retail businesses are left scrambling to find solutions.

June 1, 2020

Building Resilience in Geographically Distributed Teams – Part 2

Real digital transformation is built on a foundation of adaptability and the ability to embrace change. As we all face new challenges, I am offering some tips as a way to look deeply at your distributed work that is occurring and evaluate where and how it might be improved.

May 31, 2020

Building Resilience in Geographically Distributed Teams – Part 1

Real digital transformation is built on a foundation of adaptability and the ability to embrace change. As we all face new challenges, I am offering some tips as a way to look deeply at your distributed work that is occurring and evaluate where and how it might be improved.

May 30, 2020

Data-Driven Software Engineering: How to Avoid Common Problems

What is data-driven software engineering and how can you avoid some of the common problems that come with it?

May 25, 2020

Firebase Errors for Humans – aka Best Error Ever

Jonathan Fries discusses Firebase errors and his personal experience in HackerNoon

May 1, 2020
TechStrong TV

Jonathan Fries Video Interview

Charlene O’Hanlon from MediaOps interviews Jonathan Fries, Exadel VP of Engineering, about DevOps and the impact of COVID-19 on work.

April 28, 2020
Forbes Business Development Council COUNCIL POST

What’s Powering Digital Transformation?

Digital transformation is challenging and risky, but incredibly rewarding. Here’s how to get started and why it’s so beneficial.

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Lev Shur

April 22, 2020

Secrets of Successful Remote or Dispersed IT Teams

The reality of remote work is sinking in, especially for technology teams who must continue to work to keep the lights on.

April 17, 2020

How positive behavioral metrics can boost your software team

Positive behavioral metrics tie in nicely with other measurement techniques because they focus on the human element of the data-driven software organization. This approach helps track progress and wins from every angle.

April 2, 2020
Hacker Noon

Building Resilience in Geographically Distributed Teams

Learn about the building blocks of resilient teams and how geographically distributed teams can help combat these times of unrest.

March 18, 2020

Data-driven software engineering: How to avoid common problems

Are you benefitting from data-driven software engineering? Here are key components, challenges, and best practices to get it right.

March 10, 2020

Agile in 2020: A look at the defining trends

This article explores the major agile trends influencing the software delivery industry in 2020.

November 25, 2019

Untapping the Potential of DevOps

A series of posts on Untapping the Potential of DevOps by Exadel’s VP Engineering and Digital Transformation, Jonathan Fries, is being published on Here’s what’s out so far:

Questions? Just ask! Johnatan Fries

November 14, 2019

Exadel 2020 Predictions: Low Code Development Platforms as Centerpiece to Innovation

“So, how can the average enterprise test emerging technologies without breaking the bank?”

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Lev Shur

November 2019
CTO Universe

CTO Universe Publishes Selected Exadel Blog Posts

CTO Universe has begun sharing some of our blog content on their own site. Here’s the first batch.

Slideshow Questions? Just ask! Catapult-IR

October 25, 2019

Agile Development for “Non-Products”

Some important considerations in developing a project as a non-product.

October 4, 2019
Expert Panel, Forbes Business Development Council

Eight Effective IT Solutions To Help Businesses Achieve Their Sales Goals

Eight members of Forbes Business Development Council offer helpful insights into using technology to successfully achieve its business development goals. Exadel’s Lev Shur offers his insights under “6. Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning.”

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Lev Shur

October 3, 2019
Toolbox Tech (Ziff-Davis)

6 Tips for Launching a DevOps Team

Aliaksei Audonin, a DevOps engineer for Exadel, provides some tips in this article about launching a DevOps team.

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Catapult-IR

October 1, 2019
The New Stack

Beyond Building Software: Agile as an Organization-Wide Initiative
Agile is more than just a set of principles that guide software development. At its core, it has the ability to address key cultural issues that truly help an organization to engage its members and create things that people are proud of.

September 13, 2019
Toolbox Tech (Ziff-Davis)

5 Keys for Killer DevOps

3 quotes from Exadel’s Jonathan Fries in an article on best practices for implementing DevOps

September 11, 2019
Forbes Business Development Council COUNCIL POST

Tapping Into Global Tech Talent: How To Get The Most Out Of Dispersed IT Teams

Globally dispersed teams are more and more commonplace in today’s business environment, but, with the right strategies and attitude, dispersed teams can be made to work for any organization.

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Lev Shur

September 9, 2019
The New Stack

Beyond Building Software: Agile as an Organization-Wide Initiative

How agile methodology can be expanded beyond programming to facilitate digital transformation by making companies as a whole more nimble

August 28, 2019

The Benefits of Agile Software Development and How to Measure Them

“At Exadel we continue to see more and more customers adopting Agile and asking for help-help with execution strategies, communicating the benefits to stakeholders, and with understanding the best place to start.”

August 6, 2019
Find Best Web Dev

Best Custom Software Development Companies for August 2019

We’re listed!

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Catapult-IR

July 24, 2019

How Low-Code and No-Code Solutions Compare to RAD

Our Vice President of Platforms and Products takes a look at the drawbacks and advantages of low-code development solutions, who should use them, and which application types are best for them.

July 17, 2019

5 developer interview horror stories

Exadel’s Jonathan Fries provides his own “horror story” in this interesting article.

July 17, 2019
IoT Agenda

Machine learning tips to build a facial recognition tool

Here are some general tips on using machine learning technology from Exadel’s own experience developing machine learning programs for clients.

July 16, 2019
Database Trends and Applications

Exadel Creates Kubernetes Deployment Solution

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Catapult-IR

July 10, 2019
Forbes CommunityVoice

Innovation Lab 2020: What Innovating The Future Looks Like

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Lev Shur

June 3, 2019
Business Insider

Exadel Named a Leader in Midsize Agile Software Development Service Providers Report by an Independent Research Firm

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Catapult-IR

May 30, 2019

What to Do When the Code Sucks
Everybody complains at some point about the quality of code. This article explores the deeper insights that poorly written code and complaining about code have to offer.

May 29, 2019
Forrester Research

The Forrester Wave™: Midsize Agile Software Development Service Providers, Q2 2019

Forrester announces “The 13 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up.”

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Catapult-IR

May 20, 2019
Digital Journal

Q&A: Wading through the AI landscape

Exadel VP of Products and Platforms, Dmitry Binunsky, is interviewed for advice about how businesses can get the most out of AI.

May 14, 2019
The Enterprisers Project

9 counterintuitive tips for dealing with people

Exadel VP Jonathan Fries was featured in this article on uncommon wisdom for dealing with people in which he gave tip #8: “Role-playing doesn’t work for some people.”

May 10, 2019

Driving digital forward: how get the most out of your digital transformation

Digital transformation has to be done at a quick pace in order to be the most effective. Here are three ways to accelerate the pace.

May 9, 2019

What to Do When the Code Sucks

Find out how to make the statement “This bad code was written by somebody else and it is bad, bad code.” into something more meaningful (and more constructive) by being more specific about issues like technical debt and “code smell.”

April 30, 2019
SD Times

Becoming a Servant Leader: Tips to Become a Great Scrum Master

This is a compendium of different things that go into making a good or even great scrum master in an agile development environment.

April 29, 2019
The Enterprisers Project

How to have an emotionally intelligent disagreement

Exadel VP Jonathan Fries was featured in this article on strategies for dealing with workplace disagreements in which he provided some thoughts on the benefits of listening (#3) by leadership in these situations.

April 26, 2019
The Enterprisers Project

7 advantages of open source for agile teams

Exadel VP Jonathan Fries was featured in this article on open source advantages for agile development in which he described advantage #5: “Adaptability.”

April 26, 2019

DevOps Chat: Digital Transformation with Exadel’s Jonathan Fries

In this recorded and transcribed interview, Jonathan Fries, VP of Engineering and Digital Transformation at Exadel, talks about the new Innovation Lab by Exadel and the state of IT in general.

April 5, 2019

The secret sauce of Eastern European software engineering talent

“Fueled by an educational focus on technological pursuits, a cultural emphasis on hard work, and an investor-rich business climate, Eastern European tech is thriving and poised for years of success.”

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Lev Shur

March 16, 2019
Digital Journal

Enterprises test emerging technologies at Exadel’s Innovation Lab

“When faced with an array of new technologies required for digital transformation businesses face some hard choices. Selecting the wrong platform can be expensive. Exadel’s Innovation Lab provides a space for businesses to test out new technologies.”

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Catapult-PR

March 14, 2019

How to Be a Better Product Owner

“Whether you’re at the beginning or in the midst of trying to bring about change, one of the most significant challenges I’ve seen for agile teams is dealing with a product owner who doesn’t fill all the roles that a product owner is expected to play.”

March 13, 2019
DevOps Digest

Exadel Launches Innovation Lab

“Exadel announced the Innovation Lab by Exadel where enterprises can test emerging technologies like blockchain, AI, mobile, chatbot and machine learning models to determine strategic fit.”

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Catapult-PR

February 26, 2019

Trends in Enterprise Software Development 2019 and Beyond
Every business needs to do their best to stay on the cutting edge of technological advancements. What exactly are the latest trends in enterprise software and how can they be applied to your business?

February 19, 2019
IoT Agenda

Optimizing BLE for high-volume data

Best practices and challenges in developing BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) apps from a real-world example

February 4, 2019
Denver Business Journal

People on the Move: Jonathan Fries

Announcing Jonathan’s promotion in the technology sector

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Catapult-PR

January 28, 2019
San Francisco Business Times

People on the Move: Alex Kreymer

Announcing Alex as a new hire in the technology sector

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Catapult-PR

January 28, 2019
The Enterprisers Project

7 pieces of contrarian DevOps advice

Common wisdom sometimes falls flat for DevOps teams. Consider these DevOps tips learned the hard way. (Jonathan Fries provides tip #4 in article.)

January 7, 2019
Digital Journal

The Ways Tech Is Driving E-commerce
E-commerce has changed the consumer marketplace beyond recognition. This article looks at the ways different technologies are impacting e-commerce and how e-commerce practices influence the way we shop online.

December 24, 2018
IoT Agenda

Artificial Intelligence in the Cloud
AI in the cloud is leading to a veritable revolution in data production, interpretation and storage. This article looks at how the three big providers are driving technology to the cloud and gives advice on how to choose an AI platform for your business.

December 18, 2018

Exadel 2019 Predictions: DevOps and High-Hype Technologies in 2019

Industry executives and experts share their predictions for 2019

December 12, 2018

The Value of ‘DevOps Engineer’ as a Title

Self-identification as a DevOps Engineer and solid technical evaluation as factors in hiring DevOps engineers

December 11, 2018
Business 2 Community

Emotions Are at the Core of Firing People, Even at Netflix
Many people running businesses make a point to claim they do specific things without emotion. Letting employees go is no exception. In this article, Jonathan Fries argues that emotions have a definite place in the firing process and explains how they can be used as the basis for deeper analysis.

December 8, 2018
Business 2 Community

Software Requirements Are Business Requirements
Jonathan Fries reconciles the technical and business worlds in this article, explaining where and how the needs of business overlap the needs of technology.

November 28, 2018

Technical Value is Business Value

The trade-offs involved in the intertwined development issues of technical debt and clean design

November 2, 2018

What is Blockchain? Everything you need to know

A link to an article by Jonathan Fries on the social implications of blockchain was included in this blockchain explainer

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Catapult-PR

October 24, 2018
Launch Space

6 App Design Tools to Make You Instantly Mobile is listed first in this roundup of mobile app development tools

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Catapult-PR

October 23, 2018

Exploring the Fundamentals of Blockchain
After Bitcoin exploded onto the scene a couple years ago many questions remained unanswered. From the very basic: what exactly is blockchain? to the more complex: how does blockchain have the power to change industries, practices, and the world as we know it?

October 10, 2018
IoT Agenda

Artificial intelligence in the cloud

AI in the cloud, how the big three providers are driving AI technologies to the cloud, and how you can choose an artificial intelligence platform to drive your business forward

October 5, 2018
IT ProPortal

Blockchain’s implications for society

September 25, 2018
Business 2 Community

Exploring the Fundamentals of Blockchain

August 27, 2018
Information Week

The Big Challenge for Sports Betting: Software Engineering

August 17, 2018

10 excellent platforms for building mobile apps

July 11, 2018
Financial IT

Finance Organizations and the Digital Boom

Read the article Questions? Just ask! Fima Katz

June 21, 2018
Digital Journal

Q&A: Why software outsourcing is becoming big business

June 15, 2018
TechTarget IoT Agenda

Top 10 Mobile App Development Companies in Ukraine 2018

May 11, 2018
IoT Agenda

The Amazon IoT Button: Dedicated Hardware to Do One Cool Thing
This article outlines how developers can make and do whatever they’d like with the new unbranded, customizable Dash IoT button from Amazon.

May 9, 2018
TechTarget IoT Agenda

Amazon IoT Button: Dedicated hardware to do one cool thing

July 11, 2017
IoT Agenda

Cloud Architecture for IoT: Knowledge, Teamwork Key
These days, we’re expecting all of our devices to talk to each other as IoT is becoming a staple of the modern world. In this article, Jonathan Fries breaks down exactly what developers need to consider when creating an IoT project.
Read the article Questions? Just ask! Jonthan Fries

June 22, 2017

Six Seismic Shifts Driving the Enterprise Tech Shake-Up
Companies of all sizes can engage in innovation, and that includes enterprise-level organizations. Jonathan Fries details six of the major contributing factors of innovation today.
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