Shade developed the first laboratory-grade wearable device that measures ultraviolet radiation. They engaged Very to build an app that would...
Hyperledger Fabric is a platform for distributed blockchain solutions. In this blog post, we explain the different use cases for Fabric in business.
In this episode of the Chain Reaction podcast, John Bass of Hashed Health joins us to talk about the future of healthcare and how blockchain fits.
Your blockchain project has been approved; now, you just need to build it. Learn whether to hire or outsource your blockchain development talent.
Hyperledger Fabric is a business blockchain framework, and like any emerging technology, it has pros and cons. Here’s what you need to know.
A recent Forrester report predicts how the Internet of Things (IoT) will change the business landscape in 2018 and beyond.
In 2017, we saw blockchain’s impact on industries like fintech and healthcare. What’s next? Here are 6 industries poised for blockchain disruption in 2018.
For a while, Bitcoin was all the buzz. Now, it’s sharing the spotlight with Ethereum. Read on to learn how they’re different and why it matters.
In 2017, bitcoin saw a huge surge in popularity and value. So it seems fitting to close out the year by signing our first contract where we’ll be paid in bitcoin.
At the 2017 Global Women in STEM conference, female leaders in tech shared their advice for turning inspiration into ideas into innovation.
ICO fever might soon slow down with news that the SEC’s special division dedicated to ICOs filed its first charges against a company and froze its assets.
We've put together the basics of dApps so you can make an informed decision for your firm on whether you should build a decentralized application.
While there are unique user experience challenges of designing apps for the Internet of Things (IoT), this tried-and-true process delivers results.
Analysts agree that blockchain will affect most industries within the next ten years. This blog post explains how the changes might affect your business.
In this Startup Week Chattanooga presentation, we talk about the significant opportunity men in leadership have to help close tech’s gender gap.
By applying data analysis to the agile development process, we can validate (or invalidate) assumptions — and ultimately save our clients time and money.
ICO's can be an effective way to raise capital for your next venture, but they should be used with caution. Find out what you need to watch out for.
Internet-connected devices are everywhere, and many are poorly executed. We’re changing that by bringing web development best practices to IoT development.
In this podcast, we talk about instances when central authorities mismanage national currency and how cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin could bring stability.
Thinking about implementing your own blockchain solution? Here’s what you need to know about public, private and permissioned blockchains.
A key part of our development process, See | Dos facilitate key conversations early on and keep developers, designers and product owners on the same page.
Healthcare leaders are embracing blockchain — and for good reason: the technology is poised to solve some of the industry’s greatest data challenges.
Very successfully completed the sale of ReadyCart — the first portfolio company we backed from inception to exit. Here’s what we learned.
At this summer’s Global Women in STEM conference, top female in tech discussed their own experiences as drivers of innovators.
Building smart contracts with Ethereum can be tricky. Learn about some of the "gotchas" of working with Solidity, Ethereum, and the Truffle framework.
Google’s VP of virtual reality talks about the future of this immersive technology and the cameras that could give you the power to film VR home movies.
Andrew Frank, a UX & Product Designer here at Very, sources creative inspiration by seeking out similarities between two different mediums.
Learn more about the benefits and limitations of blockchain distributed ledgers for highly regulated industries like finance, healthcare, and supply chain.
Innovation is the buzziest of all buzzwords. At the 2017 Global Women in STEM conference, female tech leaders discussed what innovation means to them.
A User Experience (UX) Audit is a diagnostic tool that identifies problem areas in your product. Discover the three signs it might be time for an audit.
By its very nature, blockchain protects the integrity and availability of data. But when it comes to confidentiality? It’s complicated.
A recent study shows that if UX best practices aren’t followed, flat UI design can negatively impact user experiences. But is that true?
Smart contracts have the potential to transform the way we do business. But what exactly is a smart contract, and how does it work?
When you take a strategic approach to outsourcing product development, you can reap results that aren't immediately possible with an in-house team alone.
We sat down with a software engineer from New Relic to talk about her passion for Behavior-Driven Development (BDD).
Facial recognition has the potential to make life easier and safer, but it could also invade our personal privacy — and we may not even know it’s happening.
Adding facial recognition to your software can improve customer experiences, and Amazon’s Rekognition service can help.
Facial recognition is creeping its way into daily life. Learn how different industries, from travel to retail, are innovating with facial recognition.
Working with a remote team presents unique challenges for measuring cultural health, burnout, and employees' leadership potential. But it’s not impossible.
Chattanooga-based startup Branch Technology wins an international competition to create sustainable housing for deep space exploration.
With this approach, you can manage different deployments of your Serverless stack and facilitate quick iterations.
Can Elm help us continue to deliver consistent, timely results while simultaneously satisfying developers’ desire to develop new skills and experiment?
We’re excited to announce that we’ve been named one of America's fastest-growing private companies.
We’re leveraging Bayesian inference to achieve more accurate estimations over multiple observations for facial recognition with AWS Rekognition.
We’re taking a closer look at design systems: the benefits, the limitations, and how great designers find a balance between consistency and creativity.
PowerToFly combats tech’s gender imbalance by connecting women with companies that value diversity and inclusion.
To be monumentally successful, new software must solve the hardest problems on earth. That’s where data science comes in.
Is the process of creating an empathetic experience inherently human? Or can machines help us get there as well?
Not sure whether you should join a tech company or startup? Carefully consider these ten things before signing your offer letter.
People tend to think of "team augmentation" as staffing up. But shouldn't consultants augment your roadmap, not just your headcount? We think so.
Keep your top software developers stimulated and engaged by investing in professional development and making room for innovation.
Can Elixir solve some of the problems with imperative languages like Python? Here’s what we’ve learned.
I built an Arduino-based audio sensor that sends a keypress to mute your Mac mic via Shush — and you can, too.
Discover the true cost of developer turnover, the number one reason engineers quit, and how to retain top talent before it's too late.
Today, we’re exploring the performance of the Rails and Phoenix web frameworks when put up against the same task: building a very simple chat application.
Learn to build an Alexa skill that’s simple enough you won’t need a ton of code, but complex enough to fully acquaint you with the lazysusan framework.
Learn how to develop Alexa skills using the lazysusan framework, and deploy one of the example skills.
Learn how a global company replatformed their online product catalog in three months using Ruby on Rails, AngularJS, MySQL, and HTML5.
We regularly collect platform metrics to prioritize the development roadmap, determine whether the platform is getting traction, and improve engagement.
Thrive Global, was created to end the stress epidemic. Founded by Arianna Huffington, the comprehensive platform tackles burnout — a widespread barrier to productivity and success. By delivering sustainable, science-based solutions, Thrive Global enhances wellbeing and performance, so that people can move from surviving to thriving.
This is part of our How We Work series of blog posts. Today, we’re talking about how we use atomic UX design.
We use iterative development to break down large project into smaller chunks. Learn more about the processes and tools we use along the way.
Our iterative approach for building Alexa skills led us to a great result and a reusable framework for developing on the Alexa platform in the future.
We track more than a dozen different metrics to measure the health of our development projects. Learn more about what we track and why.
Once your application is live on our infrastructure, we monitor it in real time to ensure it remains healthy, defect-free and highly available.
A validation cycle will either help you affirm your concept, or it will save you hundreds of hours on a project that isn’t worth your time or capital.
Find out how we use agile and lean methodologies to quickly deliver platforms that solve worthwhile problems.
Release planning is all about context. We gather information on every critical problem we’re solving, so that we can fill our riskiest knowledge gaps.
We schedule teams full-time on projects and assign your team based on the experiences and skills that are most relevant to your project.
This is part of our How We Work series of blog posts. Today, we’re talking about our pricing philosophy.
If you’re here, then you’ve heard. Spartan is now Very. We’re excited to share what’s changed and what’s staying the same. Read on to learn more about our brand-new brand.