Barcelona: The next IT Powerhouse

Barcelona is the Mobile World Capital until 2023, meaning that each year it will host the Mobile World Congress to showcase the latest technology, host keynotes speakers, and enable business leaders to connect. In 2016, the MWC had over 100,000 attendees from over 204 countries! Inovum had a booth at the 2016 event and had a great experience networking with leaders in the worldwide mobile industry while getting updated on the latest in technology. We are eagerly looking forward to the 2017 event, which should be an even bigger success. (more…)

VR and AR: Redefining the Human Experience

Have you ever wanted to travel to the edge of the Universe or walk amongst the dinosaurs? Virtual and augmented reality can offer a glimpse of what such an experience would be like. Virtual reality (VR) is an artificial simulation designed to replicate reality, however the physical constraints of the real world do not apply in this digital world. VR is typically simulated using a special headset equipped with digital images, vibrations, and sounds that totally immerse the user in a virtual world. With augmented reality (AR), digital layering is used to supplement reality by blending the digital and real worlds into an enhanced reality. For example, a car windshield could be programmed to display GPS directions or glasses could display relevant information when a user looks at a store, piece of art, or even another person. (more…)

Comparing JavaScript Frameworks

JavaScript frameworks have revolutionized web development forever. They are now powerful enough to provide a comprehensive user experience simply on the frontend of a modern website. With so many frameworks now available, it can be difficult to know which one is the most effective. This article will break down three of the top JavaScript frameworks: AngularJS, ReactJS, and EmberJS. (more…)

Inovum joined the Founders Kite Club

Kiteboarding is the new golf; a way for dynamic entrepreneurs who embody the work hard, play hard mentality to network and exchange ideas. A surfer uses a kite to jump off a wave and soar through the sky before gliding back down to the water. Inovum recently joined the Founders Kite Club, which hosts networking events where members can ride waves and meet fellow entrepreneurs in a “business on the beach” atmosphere. The club encourages members to get out of their comfort zone and push themselves to the limits, both out on the water and in their professional careers. (more…)

Inovum at the Mobile World Congress 2016

We are very proud to announce that from February the 22nd to the 25th we will be present at the MWC 2016 with a booth!

After 94.000+ attendees at the 2015 edition, we are looking forward to getting all the best from this amazing global event. We consider it a great opportunity to connect with new innovative companies from the mobile industry. (more…)

Do Not Create Separate Mobile Websites

There has been a long-running discussion going on about the mobile Web and the following question: “Is there a mobile Web?” Is the mobile device so fundamentally different that it is necessary to create several websites for it, or is there only one Web that we access using a variety of different devices? Opinions differ about this statement. In the following, the views of an usability expert as well as other opinions and some cases will be critically outlined. (more…)

Spring Framework

The Spring (http://www.springsource.org) is a powerful and rich framework made for to building solid Java-based enterprise solutions. From the first touch you will notice that evert part of the Spring Framework is extremely configurable. It allows focusing on the application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.
The Spring Framework includes several subproject that gives you flexible way of choosing the right tools for you development. Among them you will find: (more…)

Top ten tips for search engine optimisation

Search engine optimisation is a technique that can help your business reach the first page, if not the first position, for terms that describe your business in search engines like Google or Yahoo. Did you know that there are 6,600 searches monthly for the term “dentist Barcelona”? 4,740 listings are shown under this keyword. If you were a dentist, how do you get to the top of all this competition and get exposed to this vast amount of potential clients?

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Why You Should Use Scrum

Scrum is a process framework for creating your own agile process, meeting the goals of your particular organisation. Some aspects as to why you would use scrum (over some other non-agile or non-iterative process) are as follows: (more…)

Understanding the MVC Paradigm

MVC is a design paradigm or design pattern that emerged out of user interface development. Some people attribute it to Small Talk UI. At any rate, the real focus is to try to figure out how to structure a user interface application around good object oriented programming (OOPs) concepts like encapsulation, cohesion, loose couplings, and abstractions. All of these object oriented programming concepts can create re-usability. (more…)