What is the Difference Between Augmented and Virtual Reality?

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are two hot buzzwords in the IT and technology space. The similarity in names does cause some confusion, however, as some mistake them for the same technology despite being vastly different. So how can you tell the difference between the two?

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The Barker Cycle and ServiceNow

It's early in the morning for a college student – just before eight a.m., when the professor strolls into the classroom, barking his customary greeting of “good morning, my little gumdrops!” He walks by the students to the front of the class, drops his armload of books on his desk, and continues straight to the whiteboard where he draws a diagram. Every lecture he draws this very same diagram in that exact spot. Some lectures it stays there, in the top-center of the left-most whiteboard, and is ignored completely – as if simply forgotten. Other lectures the professor gestures at it every few minutes, or draws arrows highlighting a specific link, or centers the entire lecture around a nuance of it. Regardless of the lecture plan, it always appears. Always. This is a rendition of what it looks like:

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Conquering Human Resources with ServiceNow

Human Resources departments have to deal with seemingly endless amounts of paperwork. This as well as other tedious tasks can take valuable time away from other projects HR could be working on. What is the solution to this? ServiceNow!

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4 Biggest Barriers to Being an Early Adopter into the Cloud

Human beings tend to accumulate a lot of stuff. Even if you aren’t intending to, things like books and DVDs can easily pile up in your personal space. In a business space, this translates into physical papers lying everywhere—easily lost—as well as digital files taking up tons of space on computers. What’s the solution to this? The cloud! Businesses who have become early adopters into the cloud have been able to reduce the amount of stuff they have occupying their space by sending it to the cloud. But still, with all of these benefits, businesses are hesitant to adopt the cloud. In this blog we’ve outlined some common concerns with cloud integration and given solutions for them.

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An Expert’s Implementation Guide to ServiceNow's Project Portfolio Suite with Financials

 

V-Soft uses several custom ServiceNow applications to meet our business process needs (and those of our clients). Here we go into depth on a few of those ServiceNow implementations with initial reference points to help you follow.

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Making ServiceNow Hip, Chatbot Style


How do you make ServiceNow easy to access and use?  How do you bring a more interesting and engaging user experience? How do you reduce the learning curve and make it easy for even novices to access organizational data? The answer can be as simple as chatbots. 

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11 of the Best Apps for Nonprofits

There are hundreds of things that people involved with nonprofits are required to do to keep it running. Most have to wear many hats or struggle to find time for anything but core responsibilities. Fortunately, there are a handful of apps designed with nonprofits in mind to make the work easier to manage.

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5 Signs It’s Time to Invest in IT Staffing Solutions

When your company is small and just starting out, it’s easy to assume you won’t need much help finding IT staffing, and that you can find all of your solutions in-house. However, there will very likely come a time when your company will need to team up with an IT staffing company. But when is the right time to partner with an IT staffing company? We’ve gathered a list of signs to help you make the decision to use a staffing company to help you find the best-suited hires –as well as avoid wasting time and money on unsuitable hires. Read them here:

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21 Ways Chatbots Can Help Your Business (That Aren't Customer Service)

Chatbots are most well known for being customer service aids, or being able to answer someone's questions about a specific product or service. But did you know that they are much more capable than just that? Here is a list of 21 different chatbots that you can use for your business.

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Best Practices for API Development

The importance and value of APIs for businesses means that developing a plan for proper API development is not optional, it’s crucial. The APIs with the most value for the enterprise are less like sets of code and more like curated products, catering to specific needs of customers. In this blog, we’ve gathered some of the best practices when it comes to developing a great API:

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