How to Choose a Payment Provider

Payment providers (or payment gateways) are legion, so it is really easy to fall a victim to analysis paralysis while trying to choose the one that will power up your business. You should decide which payment provider to use based on the type of service you provide and a market you want to target.

What to Consider Starting a Fintech Application

Security, security, and security. Have I mentioned security? FinTech software deals with money, and the very first thing people want when the deal gets to their money is security (duh). Fintech applications become more intuitive and easy to use with every day, which is awesome but also not that much.

E-Commerce Trends

E-commerce is huge and going even bigger As any other massive business niche, the industry evolves rapidly. Some recent trends demonstrate interesting and, sometimes, quite unpredictable, tendencies.

Why Invest in Ukraine

Ukraine is not an exception to the rule, and even the biggest investors contribute to the development of the Ukrainian economy. As a result, “as of January 1, 2017, the total stock of FDI in Ukraine was USD47.777 billion or approximately USD1,121 per capita, representing a 17.0 percent growth”.

Do You Remember...

The truth is that the high-quality product, application, or site without an appealing design does not worth that much because in the modern market if you fail to attract attention immediately, you drown in the competition equally as fast.

Startup Outsourcing

When you and your team do not have a required technological expertise required to create a reliable and successful application, outsourcing a startup is a justified decision because it will provide you with a good result for a good price. Currently, working with an outsourcing company from another country is as simple and safe as working with a casual company from your country. But cheaper.

Why Ukrainian Software Outsourcing Flourishes

Ukrainian IT outsourcing success is an achievement of the local workforce. Proficient employees, who are able to handle different tasks efficiently, is the core of Ukrainian software development industry, while economic factors and convenient taxation system are very pleasant bonuses. We determined 4 ingredients that are essential for generating demanded and competent workforce on such a scale.

Huge Investment to Boost Ukrainian IT Outsourcing

Now, Ukraine is celebrating a new landmark on the path of its technological and economic advancements. One of the biggest investors, Brookfield Asset Management, alongside with others supported the potential of the country with $160 million of investments in real estate object, IT Park. For reference, the estimated price of Googleplex, Google’s HQ in the US, is $120 millions.

Why Discovery Phase Matters

The discovery phase is a term that speaks for itself: to discover, to make the unknown - known and the invisible - visible. The very first goal of discovery phase is to determine the optimal architecture and functionality of a future system, defining what is redundant and what is essential to a project Even if the idea of the project comes in a shiny package with a lot of details to it, it does not mean that a creator has considered all the possible nuances.

KindGeek Recognized as an Industry Leader

We are proud to share that we have been recognized as one of the top 10 app developers in Lviv! This distinction comes courtesy of Clutch, a B2B ratings and reviews service that uses market research and client interviews to gauge the caliber of the services provided by different firms.

New Instagram Video Hub IGTV - New Opportunity

Long story short, YouTube should start to worry and think how to enhance its monetization algorithms and copyright rules to make them more content creators-friendly. If previously, the company could dawdle over optimization of their service, soon it could be a far too costly affair as a new and potentially dangerous competitor arises. Instagram will be launching its new video hub on June 20

What Does a Business Analyst Do? Chronicles of Success and Tigers

Making Projects Succeed and Dealing with Tigers. Imagine a small software company. Let’s call it ImCorp. The company has found a new customer who has a brilliant startup idea and who is ready to entrust ImCorp with it so the company can make the idea a reality. The customer basically says, “here you have my idea and my money. Do your best with them. And don’t you dare to ruin my expectations. Have fun! See you soon.”

Education with Technology: Automation is Necessity

Small steps will make a huge difference. Decreasing the amount of wasted paper is the first one. But education should go further. The Medical Faculty of the University of Basel did (yes, again). This time, the University decided to create BeAxi service that would allow students of the medical faculty to pass exams remotely, using their laptops or even iPads. By doing so, the University demonstrates that it cares about its students and realizes that it is actually 21st century outside and dinosaurs are extinct.

Virtual Reality: an Unexpected Tendency

So, are you going to tell us that some big companies struggle to implement virtual reality? That bunch of over-confident people in strict suits decided that they require it? Are you serious? Yes, they decided to do so because AR and VR technologies are huge now. And by “huge” I mean HUGE.

Outsourcing Boosts UK Economy

These staggering numbers prove that outsourcing has become an important part of the UK economy. Particularly, KindGeek, despite its young age, has already contributed to the UK economy, helping to create successful...

Quantum Computing — a Schrodinger Cat of IT

Quantum Computing is the topic we’ve heard a lot about recently. However, every attempt to explain somebody what this sci-fi-ish thing is really about results in a bunch of “emmmm” and mumbling about unprecedented processing powers and complex algorithms (If you, dear reader, know more than that, props to you). Starting with...

If you want to dive into the world of finances...

You may face a lot of interesting challenges and discoveries while starting a new project in a new country. One of those was for us a banking project from Nigeria. And one more experience that reminds us all the necessities of a discovery phase. So we gonna have a little talk about Kindgeek’s discovery experience with financial services. The first question will be: “how to choose ‘right’ money transfer service to integrate?”. We decided to share some conclusions of our discovery.

Reminder for a team player

Are you a manager of a team, or an employer, either way, you are a part of a squad. Any list of personal skills requirements includes such point as a team player. In fact, this is great that you are really good at whatever you do, or you can be absolutely right, it won’t matter with wrong communication though. Here are few thoughts how to improve the communication in your team.