Software outsourcing and offshore development

There has been a lot of discussion going on in recent years about the huge benefits from outsourcing software development for your company to lower costs and increase productivity and profit. And it is a fact, outsourcing software is now one of the biggest economic trends in the world. Everyone is looking to either sell their products or where to…

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Upgrading Sitecore from version 7.2 to 8

  Ok, what’s this all about? Recently we had to upgrade one of our client’s website to the brand-new Sitecore version 8 and we found out there’s not much documentation about it, besides of course what’s in SDN. So, we decided to make this post and help you guys to go through this process as painless as possible. We currently…

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Pomodoro Timer

Improving your workflow with the Pomodoro Technique

In Oktara we have started using a simple yet very effective technique that has been popularized lately which helps us to better organize our daily work flow. This is the Pomodoro Technique, which was created in the late 1980s by Francesco Cirillo and is a time management method. This technique uses timers to break down work into intervals of (traditionally)…

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Buy Emergency Foods food calculator

Buy Emergency Foods Launches Successful Product Calculator on their Bigcommerce Website

At Oktara we recently implemented a “Food Storage Calculator” for Buy Emergency Foods, an E-commerce company based in Utah, client of our partner Apptys. One of the key aspects of the emergency food business is to calculate the right quantity of food and drinks needed for a family or group of people to survive a certain amount of time in…

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