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Data-empowered digital commerce

To stand out in the global competition, wholesale and retail companies need to tap into process and customer data and think about the value they can extract from analytics. 

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Manufacturing industries

Customer-centric, data-led manufacturing

For manufacturers, true digital transformation starts by envisioning where in the value chain can data be applied to make a difference.

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Public Sector

Accessible and intuitive public services

All public sector services should be designed to serve citizens first. Digital solutions and applications must be easy to use, despite physical and cognitive disabilities.

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Energy and utilities

Dynamic and resilient energy economy

Digital processes and data-led services help energy and utility sector companies develop a stable energy offering with transparent, customer-centric services.

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Digital platform economy

Fast-tracking innovative business models

Shared platforms offer fast entry to new markets, cost-efficiently and scalably. But lasting value add comes from cross-industry collaboration and linking products with complimentary services.

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Banking, finance and insurance

Agile business, customer-centric services

Digitally disrupted, the companies in the banking, finance and insurance sector must actively innovate new approaches to build omnichannel customer experiences that fully utilize data.

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Medical devices manufacturers

User-centric healthcare applications

While medical device software is strictly regulated, there's room for innovations that make life easier for patients and caregivers. Stable and secure data flow is a must.

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Technology

app development

Design

Blog: The IBU app wins a Red Dot!

Being awarded with a Red Dot is like winning at the Oscars: it’s a seal of approval that a design is (as we like to say) ducking outstanding. After all, it's one of the world's largest design competitions, with around 20,000 entries every year from major brands...

Vincit

November 10 2022

Technology

Design

Blog: Lower the Bar – Starting With Web Accessibility

Developers often face challenges getting started with Web accessibility due to its perceived complexity and the time involved to ensure full accessibility. But is it necessary to set such a high bar? Why not start with a more attainable goal? For instance, focus on...

Eyal Eshet

September 22 2022

Technology

Blog: The maintenance of a digital service begins during the design phase – take these three things into account

When building a new digital service, attention is often fixed on the development of the first viable version. However, the goals of service are truly achieved only through its use and further development. How should you approach the maintenance phase of a service?...

Henna Niiranen

August 23 2022

Technology

Strategy

Design

Blog: Creating a mobile app – How to get off to a successful start

According to research, Finns use mobile devices for around 3.5 hours every day and the rise in use this represents has increased universally across different ages groups. And yet, a study conducted by the US-based research institute, the Standish Group, notes that up...

Juha Riippi

August 8 2022

Technology

Blog: The key elements of sustainable partnership – Vincit x Reactron Technologies

Different forms of collaboration to boost businesses are quite common in the software industry, but what factors give a deeper meaning to a partnership? In this text, I will share a story about how our paths crossed with Vincit and what are the key elements of a...

Technology

Blog: DevOps (too) is about people

You probably haven’t been spared from the hype surrounding DevOps. This set of practices seems to hold a lot of promise: DevOps accelerates software development and allows you to reach any business goals set for your digital services in record time. With its use of...

Technology

Blog: Despite Common Concerns, Headless eCommerce May Be the Easier and More Effective Option

Brian Walsh

May 18 2022

Technology

Blog: Medical segment software development in turbulence

Digitalization will be an increasingly important part of medical related products. Combined with AI and data analytics, cloud and mobile environments offer numerous opportunities for new technical solutions. However, Medical device companies are facing a rapid...

Matti Rauhala

May 17 2022

Technology

Strategy

Data

Blog: Digital sales in ecosystems – 3 steps to get you started

When we talk about digital ecosystems, what are we talking about, exactly? Digital ecosystems have come to revolutionize business and set completely new standards for sales and sales management. But how can you get started if you have no prior experience with...

Henna Niiranen

April 7 2022

Technology

Strategy

Data

Blog: Getting the most out of data-driven digital sales

The rapid expansion of digital sales has had a significant impact on the transformation of customer behavior in recent years. Digital sales are growing around the world across all industries, and its total value was estimated to reach as high as $4.3 trillion during...

Jan Landén

March 18 2022

Technology

Design

Blog: Count me in – Web accessibility impacts all of us

“We don’t have blind users.” “The images on our website have alt texts.” “Accessibility is time consuming with little value to most users.” Comments like these indicate a common misconception that accessibility is only about attending to the needs of people with...

Eyal Eshet

March 8 2022

Technology

Commerce

The Ultimate Guide to Headless Commerce - The Future For Digital Sales

With headless commerce, retailers can experiment with new functionalities to enhance overall customer experience and drive sales. Read here for the Vincit guide on headless commerce.

Technology

Blog: Thoughts on backlog management

Managing backlogs (lists of accumulated tasks) is a central feature in the direction of software development. This everyday task may sometimes have a surprisingly significant effect on how successfully the product owner’s main task, maximizing the value yield of the...

Pirkka Rannikko

February 24 2022

Technology

Data

Blog: Reducing carbon footprint in digital services – Case IBU

Digital services do make the world a better place by improving daily lives and creating new sustainable services, but many times the environmental impact of these solutions is overlooked. To further improve the benefits of digitalization we must be mindful of the...

Niina Mikolanniemi

January 19 2022

Technology

Strategy

Data

Design

Blog: Total digitalization of sales – how to emerge as a winner?

Companies often look at digital sales only from the perspective of an online store, but succeeding in a competitive field requires much more. In the first part of the Data Driven Digital Sales -webinarseries (in Finnish), we discussed digital sales. In this article,...

Jan Landén

December 2 2021

Technology

Blog: Choosing a Mobile Technology in 2022

There are numerous ways to build mobile applications, and this blog post is all about comparing the pros and cons of the different approaches. My former colleague Juha Riippi started a blog post series around eight years ago, and the mobile tech field has been...

Mikko Seppä

November 4 2021

Technology

Commerce

Blog: What is Headless Commerce? And Everything You Need to Know About Building a Headless Commerce Strategy

Headless Commerce is the newest frontier in ecommerce. Here we explain what it is and how it allows your business to have control over the ecommerce experience.

Sean Richards

October 13 2021

Technology

Blog: Try a study group to improve your digital accessibility

Accessibility is important in ensuring digital equality and is a key element of high-quality service, so we have been keen on developing our skills on it here at Vincit. We also believe that study groups are an excellent and effective form of social learning. With...

Jarno Ojala

September 30 2021

Technology

Strategy

Data

Design

Blog: 5 reasons successful digital initiatives always consider the human aspect

When companies digitalize their operations, deploying new technology is just one part of the initiative. Changing the way humans work is another. Success comes when everybody is working together to move things forward, applying the learnings from ongoing experiments...

Riku Huikuri

September 13 2021

Technology

Blog: How to Use RxSwift with MVVM Pattern (A Complete Guide)

In this blog, we'll look at how to use RxSwift with MVVM Pattern, including how to use UITableView with RxSwift, how to write a network layer, and more. 

Jussi Suojanen

August 17 2021

Technology

Blog: Riding the Wave – How Sixthreezero’s Investment in Digital Experience Drives Growth

Sixthreezero partnered with Vincit to create a new app and new website experience to enhance their Shopify site, adding features to make buying a bike online easier and more customized.

Brian Walsh

June 7 2021

Technology

Blog: How I got a campsite from a fully booked Grand Canyon campground

Our Lead Developer, Jari, created an app that notified him when a campground space at the Grand Canyon opened up using free software development tools. 

Jari Laari

May 9 2021

Technology

Design

Blog: Are You Prepared for Digital-First Home Buyers and Renters?

Here's how to upgrade the digital experience you offer, and how Vincit can help develop innovative features to help your web visitors feel ready to buy or rent, even if they haven't been on-site.

Hans Vallden

April 28 2021

Technology

Commerce

Blog: Shopify Plus vs. Magento 2 Commerce: Which Platform is Best For You?

The following guide comparing Shopify Plus and Magento 2 will allow you to select the ideal eCommerce platform for your business needs.

Ryan Padilla

April 2 2021

Technology

Commerce

Blog: Shopify vs Shopify Plus | The 9 Key Differences Between the 2 Platforms

Shopify is a great tool to set up an e-commerce website for businesses. It can also offer much more with Shopify Plus. Here are the nine key differences between Shopify vs Shopify Plus.

Technology

Strategy

Design

Blog: How to start developing information security management in a human-centered way?

Part 2: In my previous blog post on human-centered information security management (ISM) I expressed the idea that design thinking and service design methods could be used to develop information security management. In the world of service and product development,...

Pirkka Rannikko

November 26 2020

Technology

Blog: How Smiles Kept Our Office Safe

Earlier this year a Vincit colleague implemented a custom iPad doorbell for our office. You could tap a huge red button on the screen to let everybody know that somebody is at the door. Much like doorbells tend to work.

Mikko Salokangas

November 24 2020

Technology

Blog: Technology Spotlight: Chakra UI

Chakra UI is an up and coming library of React JS consulting components that is super easy to use, while also taking care of accessibility for you. They’re very easy to compose and style, and I feel that my code has become cleaner and more modular as a result. The...

Ryan Padilla

November 17 2020

Technology

Business Processes

Commerce

Blog: How to Build an Ecommerce Website Step by Step

When it comes to ecommerce development, there are a lot of factors to consider and many steps to take to achieve a worthy final product. It’s important to both personalize components to reflect your brand while also ensuring that the consumer can easily navigate the...

Brian Walsh

November 16 2020

Technology

Blog: How to properly build a cloud service

Two of the most common mistakes of cloud service implementation include the incorporation of all environments under the same account and the manual provisioning of cloud resources. Paying attention to these things when setting up your cloud service will save you a...

Jari Laari

November 10 2020

Technology

Strategy

Design

Blog: Human-centered information security management

Part 1: Due to the recent data breach of the Finnish Psychotherapy Center Vastaamo, information security is once again a hot topic. Last spring, I got to be involved in helping our client develop the information security management system of Finnpark’s Moovy service,...

Pirkka Rannikko

October 30 2020

Technology

Blog: Mobile App Maintenance – How to Keep Users Happy

Mobile operating systems are developing at a breakneck pace. With new and exciting features being launched every year, app developers need to constantly be on their toes in order to keep up. Even a company that has managed to launch the leading mobile app on the...

Mikko Seppä

October 8 2020

Technology

Design

Blog: Top ten questions from digital design

Every collaboration and project is different but we often hear the same questions about design: Who needs design? How much should we invest in design? Is the purpose of design just to make things pretty? And so on... In this article we have collected top ten...

Heidi Tetri

September 21 2020

Technology

Blog: Healthcare Mobile Application Development Cycle

Healthcare applications, depending on their features, are under much more scrutiny than most other categories of applications because they must follow regulations like HIPAA that many other businesses are not typically required to comply with. Healthcare apps will...

Sean Richards

September 1 2020

Technology

Design

Blog: Designing health and welfare apps is a precise business

The health and welfare industry is the largest industry in the world, and it continues to grow by more than 5% every year. When designing an app for the health and welfare industry, it’s important to think about how the different user groups, such as patients and...

Ville Korpi

August 19 2020

Technology

Blog: What Makes Healthcare Application Development So Complicated?

We’ve spent a lot of time at Vincit talking about healthcare application development, but we’ve spent even more time working on some of the more complex app development projects out there.

Brian Walsh

August 10 2020

Technology

Commerce

Blog: How Much Does Shopify Plus Cost?

Since this is such a common question we get, we wanted to take some time to break down the different charges and options associated with getting a Shopify Plus ecommerce site. Read on to learn more... 

Brian Walsh

August 4 2020

Technology

Blog: What is Shopify Plus?

Shopify Plus is an extension of the platform that has been created by Shopify, in order to service the emerging enterprise ecommerce market.

Brian Walsh

July 22 2020

Technology

Blog: Why Must a Healthcare App be HIPAA Compliant?

The purpose of HIPAA is to prioritize the privacy of health records, and ensure that they remain secure and are not disclosed to unauthorized parties.

Technology

Blog: Generating Code From Your GraphQL Schemas

Generating code from your GraphQL schemas can help improve your development workflow. By doing so, there's less amount of code you'd need to write, which in turn saves you time and is easier to maintain.

Sean Richards

July 17 2020

Technology

Blog: Utilizing PubNub for Real Time Member Communication

On our June 25th event, Nikki Kuritsky, the Chief Product Officer at Chief and Otto Kivikarki, a Lead Developer at Vincit discussed the creation of Chief's digital experience with real time communication.

Vincit Talks

July 9 2020

Technology

Data

Blog: Three things to consider when acquiring data services

Data provides some undeniable benefits when it comes to running a business: it will not only gain you insights on the state of the business environment and help you prepare for any oncoming changes but it can also be used to develop new business and strengthen...

Esa Alhoniemi

June 29 2020

Technology

Design

Blog: Four ways to enable mobile payments in apps

There are several ways to enable mobile payments in your app, and each of them is suitable for slightly different situations. When planning the development of your mobile app, it’s good to be aware of the different options and their pros and cons. In the best-case...

Mikko Seppä

June 23 2020

Technology

Blog: What Are the Top Health App Trends of 2020?

Mobile technology trends have recently seen the proliferation of mobile health applications. Here are the top health app trends of 2020. 

Brian Walsh

June 22 2020

Technology

Blog: When should you use React Native?

React Native saves developers a significant amount of time, is easy for web developers who already know React or javascript to learn, and has a large community of open source developers.

Sean Richards

June 19 2020

Technology

Blog: How to Design & Develop a Mobile Health Application

Unlike other applications, healthcare apps have extra layers of complexity and variables that make their builds more tedious and detailed but when done right can yield a great user experience. Here's how to design and develop a mobile health app. 

Hans Vallden

June 12 2020

Technology

Blog: 10 Essential Integrations for Your Ecommerce Website

When starting your ecommerce site, getting off the ground can be easy, but ensuring long term success entails proper organization and planning all moving parts.

Brian Walsh

June 9 2020

Technology

Blog: A Mobile App Marketing Checklist

For a mobile app to grab the attention of its target customers and be a break-out success, it needs an effective marketing strategy that supercharges the app.

Juha Riippi

June 2 2020

Technology

Blog: Fix Custom Font Inconsistency in React Native

If your custom fonts are starting to drive you mad in your react-native projects, you're not alone! Here's how to fix them. 

Ryan Padilla

May 8 2020

Technology

Blog: Balancing All User Requirements During Healthcare Application Development

To be successful in creating your healthcare application, you need to understand each user party, and which feature will make the app work for them. 

Brian Walsh

April 2 2020

Technology

Commerce

Blog: Should you update your ecommerce amid a culture shock?

Improving your online presence will create a reliable infrastructure for your business far beyond any cultural wave. 

Brian Walsh

March 30 2020

Technology

Blog: Considerations for Mobile Health App Development

Mobile health apps needs to be developed in accordance to guidelines to facilitate smooth integration and keep the business on track once the app is introduced. 

Mikko Salokangas

March 27 2020

Technology

Strategy

Business Processes

Blog: How to tell if your Application Needs an Overhaul or Small Upgrade

The discussion of whether or not to rebuild or to upgrade an app comes down to 3 major factors. Here they are. 

Brian Walsh

March 9 2020

Technology

Blog: Mobile App Development Process for any Successful App

The mobile app development process can be broken down into 7 steps spanning from ideation and planning all the way to app development, testing, and upgrades. 

Hans Vallden

February 24 2020

Technology

Blog: Getting Started with AWS DevOps using AWS Amplify

AWS Amplify males it easy to create, configure, implement scalable mobile and web apps powered by AWS. Amplify seamlessly provisions and manages mobile backend. 

Tiffany Hall

February 13 2020

Technology

Blog: The World (Wide Web) is Mobile, Are You?

In light of recent statistics, designing and developing websites with a "mobile-first" strategy is more than justified. Now, let's walk though the steps you can take toward modernizing your practices. 

Hans Vallden

February 11 2020

Technology

Business Processes

Blog: What a Successful Software Development Relationship Looks Like

One of the most important steps to setting up a new partnership for success is both the client and the developers need to be clear on the "Definition of Done". 

Brian Walsh

February 6 2020

Technology

Business Processes

Blog: How to Select Your Software Development Agency

It's seemingly simple to compare suppliers by their hourly rates. Look beyond the price tag and get better results by following this Software Development Guide. 

Hans Vallden

January 21 2020

Technology

Blog: Trying out SwiftUI

Apple introduced its new framework for building user interfaces, the SwiftUI framework. It is declarative way of creating user interfaces for any Apple device.

Sean Richards

January 10 2020

Technology

Blog: Experimenting with Style Transfer using PyTorch

Style transfer is the technique of enabling the artistic style of one image to be applied to another image, while keeping its semantic content.

Sean Richards

January 2 2020

Technology

Blog: Introduction to Kubernetes: Part 2

Ryan Padilla

December 20 2019

Technology

Blog: Introduction to Kubernetes: Part 1

Ryan Padilla

December 10 2019

Technology

Blog: Agile Development in a Nutshell

Mikko Salokangas

December 3 2019

Technology

Blog: Things you didn't know about Fibonacci

0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, 144, 233, 377, 610, 987, 1597, …

Jessica Wang

November 23 2019

Technology

Blog: Why and How to Outsource Software Development

Hans Vallden

November 18 2019

Technology

Blog: Mobile app benefits for business – Do we need an app just because our competitors got one?

A mobile app can be a great tool for boosting sales, enhancing brand equity, and prompting customers to engage with your business. But how can you tell if an app is going to create added value for your business instead of gathering dust and one-star reviews in an app...

Anssi Kuutti

November 6 2019

Technology

OAuth 2.0 and OIDC: what should I know about tokens?

Petteri Roponen

October 23 2019

Technology

Blog: The New Features in React DevTools 4

On August 15 the React team announced a new version of React DevTools on the React blog. The release came with improvements to performance and several quality of life updates for both the Component Tree and the Profiler.

William Strong

August 28 2019

Technology

Blog: Getting Started With Storybook 5.0 for React

Components are a big part of modern frontend development and making them reusable, accessible, documented, polished and styled properly is important. Clients and their products should have unified design and standardised components that follow certain patterns for...

Mikko Salokangas

March 25 2019

Technology

Blog: An Introduction to React Hooks

William Strong

March 15 2019

Technology

Blog: Overview of Mobile Development Frameworks in 2019 | Native, React Native, Flutter and Others

Juha Riippi

March 6 2019

Technology

Blog: Kickstart your GraphQL API with Hasura

Turkka Manilla

February 1 2019

Technology

Blog: Product Owner Wanted

Mikko Salokangas

January 25 2019

Technology

Blog: Fixing YAML for Fun

Eemeli Aro

September 20 2018

Technology

Blog: Suck Less: A Quick Introduction to Accessibility

Tuukka Ojala

April 17 2018

Technology

Blog: SummAR of ’17 Part 2: Development Edition

Eemeli Heinonen

January 12 2018

Technology

Blog: SummAR of ‘17

Eemeli Heinonen talks about his experience at Vincit with Augmented Reality and explains the two sides to AR, Head Mounted Displays and phones.

Eemeli Heinonen

December 5 2017

Technology

Blog: Code Monkey in Defense of Good Design Work and Tight Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration

Antti Martikainen

November 30 2017

Technology

Blog: How we stream events at Vincit

Antti Pulakka

October 5 2017

Technology

Blog: Software Development 450 Words Per Minute

Tuukka Ojala

August 28 2017

Technology

Blog: First Year at Vincit California

Ville Houttu

August 23 2017

Technology

Blog: Five more reasons why buying software development could save your startup (Part 2)

Toni Vanhala

July 26 2017

Technology

Blog: Five Ways to Rescue a Startup by Buying Software Development

Toni Vanhala

June 12 2017