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Choosing the Right Software Partner

Before co-founding Polaris, I worked at a consulting firm where I contributed to and eventually led many custom software engineering projects. Through that...

The Impact of Agile for Financial Services

The Business Value of Agile Innovation is our new series looking at  the many ways Agile can transform specific sectors for the better. Financial services leaders...

Software Industry Predictions for 2021

Many technology leaders are ready and willing to put 2020 behind them, and rightly so. Despite the challenges and setbacks we’ve all faced this year, at Polaris we’ve...

3 Measurable Agile Outcomes Leaders Should Care About

In the last decade, Agile has evolved from a framework primarily utilized by software development teams to a methodology employed across many organizational units....

5 Hidden Costs of Offshore & Nearshore Development

When an organization needs to modernize quickly, offshore development continues to be an appealing option for IT leaders. And for good reason. It can take anywhere...

An Executive’s Guide to Planning for App Mod & Staying on Budget

Modernizing core systems has become one of the most challenging and important objectives for application leaders. Organizations have accrued millions of lines of...

App Mod 101: How to Pick the Right Cloud Platform

In a recent post, we covered the very initial steps of app modernization, from clarifying why you’re modernizing to deciding whether you’ll build or buy. If you’ve...

The Mindset Shift Project Managers Need to Make in 2021

A traditional project manager can feel like a salmon swimming upstream in an agile world, fighting against the current to make progress. In many cases, IT specialists...

Untangle Distributed Applications with Tye and Dapr

Most modern apps are distributed by nature. This makes them powerful, flexible, scalable, and resilient. It also makes them a pain to develop locally. From...