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Scaling Azure to meet demand 

Three invaluable lessons we learnt when scaling SimTutor's online learning platform to meet Covid-19 demand.
By Jamil Geor
Azure

Useful government apps to download

We check out what government mobile apps are currently available, and found several that are super useful, including the updated NZ Covid Tracer app now that Auckland has returned to a second lockdown...
By Jo Lo
Mobility

Got an awesome app idea? Put these 10 things in your development brief

Inventing a pioneering application is exciting, but where do you start? The first step is to nut out the details in a comprehensive brief - describe what the app is all about.
By Jo Lo
Development

High demand for SIMTICS medical eLearning during Covid-19

Our client, SIMTICS – an extensive eLearning library for healthcare students and professionals – saw a massive jump in new customers in the United States during Covid-19.
By Jo Lo
Technology

Feature flags: considerations and benefits

When you wrap code with feature flags, it’s possible to test and fine tune new features and infrastructure in production, without impacting UI or the end users. 
By Jamil Geor
Development

How Microsoft secures its 365 platform

Microsoft’s Datacentre Security team provides an inside look at how it secures the 365 service and infrastructure.
By Jo Lo
Security

Highlights from Microsoft's executive briefing

Pattern CTO, Jamil Geor, returns from a three-day technology briefing at Microsoft with invaluable insights.
By Jamil Geor
News

IA: Definition and best practices

What is information architecture (IA), and how do we nail it?
By Jo Lo
Development

Maintaining high availability for your apps

Reliable applications are resilient. If and when they fail, they can continue to function with minimal downtime and data loss before full recovery.
By Jo Lo
Development

Bay of Plenty Regional Council wins 2019 ALGIM Supreme Website award

Bay of Plenty Regional Council takes number 1 spot in this year’s ALGIM audit and wins the Supreme Website award.    
By Jo Lo
News

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