Category Archive for "Trends & Skills"

FemTech: Top 5 Innovative Startups [2020]

Women, technology, reproductive health... These all seemed concepts that were impossible to merge in the male-dominated digital world. But the arrival of FemTech has proven that it’s not only possible but also profitable. There are currently over 200 FemTech startups worldwide, many of them founded and run by women. These innovative startups have the potential to evolve …

Cybersecurity For Startups (A Step-By-Step Guide)

Establishing trust as a startup can be a long and demanding process. Whether you are a brick-and-mortar store or a shop online, you need to have cybersecurity set up to protect your business from lurking hackers.  Cybercriminals target startup businesses because security measures may not be fully in place yet. Customer trust is critical in a …

HealthTech: Life-changing Implementations of AR and VR

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), even though in their early days, have already begun to take the healthcare industry by storm. These immersive technologies are bringing about remarkable changes in the workings of the healthcare sector. Looking at their growing demand and popularity within the niche, experts have predicted that the AR/VR industry …

IT Outsourcing: Expectations vs. Reality — Lessons from the experts

IT outsourcing, i.e. outsourcing computer services, is becoming increasingly widespread. Some of its greatest advantages are reducing costs or gaining access to qualified professionals. Companies of all sizes — ranging from small SMEs to technology giants — resort to IT outsourcing services either on a one-off or recurring basis to round their teams off. In this article, …

Innovative Tech Startups that are Revolutionising their Sectors [2020]

Big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning... These are some of the tech breakthroughs that have already been among us for a little while and technology startups want to take advantage of them to revolutionise industries as disparate as healthcare, finance, or education. Yeeply would now like to review with you which are 2020’s best innovative companies …

The 10 most in demand IT jobs as companies rebuild after COVID-19

Even though the COVID-19 crisis has meant a pretty serious lockdown for many companies, hiring has not been put on hold in some industries. The current need to enable teleworking (a.k.a. telecommuting) as a way to avoid having to discontinue business activities is the main reason behind this. Technology is one of the fields where hiring …

What is the difference between Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality?

Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality are relatively recent technologies that often lead to some confusion. They share common aspects but are also different in ways that are often not easy to grasp right away. In this article, we’ll help you distinguish these three technologies correctly. What is Virtual Reality? Virtual Reality (VR) is a computer-generated environment …

Artificial Intelligence vs Machine Learning vs Deep Learning

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning… Technology advances by leaps and bounds and it’s normal to feel lost if you are not well acquainted with its newest applications. If you thought that similar concepts stood behind these three technologies, we are sorry to have to prove you wrong. Yeeply’s mission is to untangle these three technologies …

Most used programming languages according to the kind of development

The IT world is in constant evolution and a good example of this is the unceasing emergence of programming languages. But do you know which are the most used programming languages in 2019?  Getting to know the current programming languages will prove useful, regardless of whether you want to increase your knowledge or you are on …

What is unit testing? How can it be carried out?

Unit testing is a way to verify that a code snippet works correctly. It’s one of the procedures implemented within an agile work methodology.  If you have never dared to carry it out or don’t know where to start, this article is intended for you. Find out how unit testing can help you improve your application’s …

What is a Scrum Master and How to Become One?

  The role of a scrum master is key to managing agile projects. If you want to know more about the methodologies to control the relationship with your clients, you’re in the right place.  Let's review what the tasks of a scrum master are and how you can become one. We assure you that once you discover …

6 Project Management Tools that will Make your Life Easier

Project management tools can simplify the daily work of a project manager. As there are many team members and tasks to coordinate, this type of tool could help to keep a clear overview. Discover the tools that could make the management of your projects way easier. Keep reading to find out which tools we recommend you …

What You Should Know About the PCI Software Security Framework in 2019

In December 2004, the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) was launched to help regulate the software security of the global payment card industry. Any organization that handles sensitive payment card data must comply with these standards to ensure privacy and protect against data breaches and credit card fraud. What Is PCI Software …

5 Cybersecurity Threats to Avoid in 2019

Improvement and development of new techniques are visible in all spheres of the digital world. It’s no different with internet security, both in terms of threats and protection. New cybersecurity threats appear on a daily basis and influential strikes are occurring more and more frequently. Hackers attack companies’ systems, personal computers and find different ways of …

Mobile payments: an easy way to buy your Christmas presents

  A few years ago, the idea of paying with a smartphone may have sounded a little futuristic. But nowadays, we know that a world without cash money and credit cards is real. Buying clothes, a pair of shoes or a gift through an app is already possible and, above all, it's safe. This article includes information …

Everything you need to know about the death of the Windows Phone

With the death of the Windows Phone, the New York Police have been forced to replace their recently acquired 36,000 Windows Phones with iPhones. Microsoft announced they are no longer developing new features or hardware for Windows Mobile. Only two weeks before this announcement, the company stated: ‘We will continue to develop Windows 10 Mobile and …

Facial recognition: innovation, advancements and doubts

In the future, customers in a store could be recognised by facial recognition for the purposes of targeted advertising. Customers could receive advertisements a few days after they looked for sunglasses in a shop. This is similar to current examples of targeted marketing. However, this represents only a small part of something much bigger, we …

Internet of Things: soon connecting the world by 26+ billion devices

Internet of Things (IoT) isn’t an upcoming new phenomenon anymore. It will almost certainly be a huge part of our lives and will facilitate many of our daily tasks. But what is the Internet of Things? As Google chairman Eric Schmidt stated on a panel at the World Economic Forum, IoT “will be part of …

The potential of Augmented Reality that comes with the exit of iOS 11

The soon-to-be-released iOS 11 will unlock a huge amount of possibilities for Augmented Reality (AR). But what is Augmented Reality? Not to be confused with Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality takes the existing environment and overlays digital information over it. For example, Pokémon Go utilises this. However, the rest of the market for Augmented Reality applications hasn’t …

The difference between blockchain vs bitcoin and what the future holds

Over the past month, I’ve looked at blockchain vs bitcoin in depth, covering a range of viewpoints on both. It is a very interesting area. Blockchain technology, and cyber currencies such as bitcoin, capture our imagination. Imagine a completely online currency, not controlled by a bank or government. Imagine a way of recording transactions that can’t …