How to Communicate ROI and IT Value to the Business

Communicating IT value to stakeholders is no easy feat, but it’s not an impossible mission, either. Learn how you can translate your visions into value.

Published at: 2020-07-18

10 Most Common UX Design Mistakes

User Experience is important for your business. It provides positive experience, drives revenue, and most importantly, fulfills your user’s needs. Find out what UX mistakes you should avoid by reading this blog.

Published at: 2020-07-09

[Infographic] How to Speed Up Your Website

Let's be real. Slow websites suck. Follow these steps to make sure yours isn't one of them.

Published at: 2020-06-30

The Strategic Value of Solution Architecture

Much like the Great Pyramids and the Colosseum, Solution Architecture creates custom-fit solutions that stand the test of time. Find out how it can benefit your company. Read this today.

Published at: 2020-06-22

[Infographic] How IOT is shaping the future

Get a glimpse into the future with this IOT infographic, exploring current and upcoming trends. Science fiction is here - are you ready?

Published at: 2020-06-15

The 3-5-3 Structure of Scrum - what it is, why it works, and why you should be using it

What’s a Scrum Master’s favourite number? 3-5-3. Find out why and learn more about Scrum’s structure in this blog!

Published at: 2020-06-10

5 Key Skills for Business Analysts

A typical day for a business analyst? None. Every day they face something different in an ever-changing environment. Here are the five key skills that help them cope up any project, for any industry.

Published at: 2020-06-03

The relationship between Software Integration and APIs

Software Integration and API – two sides of the same coin? How can an old concept in computing and the new kid on the block be closely interlinked? Find out in this blog.

Published at: 2020-05-25

Usability Annoyances That Broke the Camel's Back

Great designers and developers realise the importance of usability. Any minor annoyance will disrupt the flow of your site or application. Make your user’s experience as seamless as possible by avoiding these faux pas!

Published at: 2020-05-18

[Infographic] Top 7 Javascript Frameworks in 2020

JavaScript is here to stay, and frameworks make sure you won’t go cray-cray! Find out which JS Framework will work best for your project in this fresh April9 infographic!

Published at: 2020-05-11

Optimising Mobile Navigation Design

In a mobile-first world, mobile navigation should be a top priority. Here are 7 things you can do to optimise navigation for your apps!

Published at: 2020-05-04

How to Automate Your Job (at least the boring bits)

Automating one’s job is the dream. Who wants to bury themselves in endless, repetitive tasks when they can do it in a few clicks? Make your work life easier by reading this blog!

Published at: 2020-04-27

Is Your Javascript Utilities Library up to date?

JavaScript Utilities Libraries are incredibly useful tools for any front-end web developer. Take this year as a chance to update your resources and read this blog to find out the best libraries for you.

Published at: 2020-04-20

What is Solution Architecture, and Do I Need It?

Do you find yourself deploying solutions that don’t yield results? Find out more about Solution Architecture and how it can help you shape value-adding solutions. Read more.

Published at: 2020-04-13

[Infographic] How Business Analysis Can Transform Your Project

If your company is data-driven (and it should be), you need a kick-ass business analysis strategy. See our infographic for why!

Published at: 2020-04-06

An Introduction to Agile Project Management

We’ve all heard of Agile but what does it really mean for your project management? Read how Agile Project Management can take your enterprise to the next level.

Published at: 2020-03-30

The Importance of Software Integration

With business industries becoming more competitive than ever, every penny and every second count. Find out how Software Integration can give you a competitive advantage from our blog.

Published at: 2020-03-23

Object-Relational Mapping Best Practices

Object-Relational Mapping can sound intimidating, but it is a valuable technique for new and experienced developers alike. Learn more about its best practices by reading this article!

Published at: 2020-03-16

UI/UX Trends for 2020

Designers should never stop learning. UI/UX develop and evolve constantly so if you’re a little rusty on the latest on UI/UX, check out this blog for the trends in 2020.

Published at: 2020-03-11

What do Business Analysts actually do?

Business analysts are often asked, “What is it that you really do?” We are going to answer this once and for all. Click here to find out!

Published at: 2020-03-03

How April9 Can Help Your Business

When business owners fail to integrate their business with tech solutions, they are bound to fail. Don’t be one of them. Find out how we can help your business thrive – read now.

Published at: 2020-02-26

[Infographic] 2020 Top Web Development Trends

Over 200 new websites are being created every minute. Is yours on-trend?

Published at: 2020-02-17

Learn 5 Javascript Hacks in 5 minutes

If you’re a software developer, Javascript is a part of your life. If you want to learn Javascript hacks in just 5 minutes to optimise your performance, read this blog!

Published at: 2020-02-11

Which Mobile App type is right for me? Native, Hybrid, and HTML5 explained.

Looking into creating a mobile app? As you probably discovered already, it's harder than it looks. And which way should you go? Native? Hybrid? HTML5? Today we examine the differences and explore which one is right for you.

Published at: 2020-02-03

We're Hiring! Oracle Forms Developer job opportunity

We're looking for an experienced Oracle Forms Developer to join our Agile team based in Brisbane. Find out more about the role here -->

Published at: 2020-01-31

Does better UX equal more revenue?

UX is all the buzz these days, but does it really equal more revenue? Find out in this blog today.

Published at: 2020-01-28

QA Testing – You’re Doing it Wrong

Bugs in your code? Nightmare! If you think you’re doing your QA Testing right, think again. Here are some QA Testing Best Practices to get your team ready for 2020. Read now!

Published at: 2020-01-21

Your Wordpress Site might not be secure – here’s how to fix it

With millions of users using Wordpress to share information, cyber threats are almost inevitable. But it shouldn’t be for you. Find out how you can protect your website by reading this blog.

Published at: 2020-01-13

ASP.NET Core - one of the easiest ways to build a modern web API

Building and maintaining Web API is crucial in today’s Internet landscape. Find out how ASP.Net makes it easier for developers by reading this blog.

Published at: 2020-01-07

[Infographic] What is software integration?

Let's talk integration. No, let's not - let's show you with this gorgeous Software Integration Infographic. Click here to see it in full.

Published at: 2019-12-30

6 Actionable Ideas for Improving Your Blog’s Backlinks

Link building is more than just having a bunch of links. If you want to ramp up your blog’s backlinks, here are six actionable ideas you can get started on. Give this a read.

Published at: 2019-12-18

3 Reasons Your IT Project Needs a Business Analyst

Business Analysts are leading the charge towards a dramatic change in the way businesses operate. If you’re looking to see how you can leverage business analysis for your company, read this blog today.

Published at: 2019-12-10

Scrum, Kanban and OpenAgile: different roads to the same destination - Whitepaper

In this whitepaper, we will be discussing three methodologies that, on the surface, seem similar but, if examined carefully, have key differences which greatly affect their suitability for your organisation.

Published at: 2019-12-04

Introducing AgilityFlow - our customisable workflow and assessment solution

AgilityFlow is an open canvas and can be customised with any flow, process or report. The solution can be used across a variety of industries and sectors. With total customisable functionality you can use it in any area of your business.

Published at: 2019-11-28

10 Tips for Mobile App Security - Keep it Secret, Keep it Safe

With mobile apps’ popularity growing exponentially every year, so do the threats. Your mobile app, however, doesn’t have to face these risks. Find out how in this blog.

Published at: 2019-11-25

How to write better conditionals in JavaScript

If you’re a software developer, conditionals are a part of your everyday life. If you want to write cleaner and better conditionals, be sure to give this a read today.

Published at: 2019-11-16

What to look for in a software development company

Are you an entrepreneur, or business looking for a software development company to help your business? Here's what you need to look out for.

Published at: 2019-11-06

10 Game-Changing Softwares for Startups

Thousands of startups fail, hundreds barely stay afloat, and only a few thrive. Be part of the few by empowering your business with these game-changing software programs. Read now.

Published at: 2019-10-28

A sneak peek at our latest software solution - AgilityFlow, a highly customisable workflow assessment tool

Meet AgilityFlow, April9's latest software as a service that we've been working on

Published at: 2019-10-23

5 Key Things Every Agilist Should Know About Kanban

There's more to Kanban than meets the agilist's eye. It's a crucial part of your Agile transformation so read on to find out the 5 Key Things Every Agilist Should Know about Kanban!

Published at: 2019-10-21

The importance of UX research and design in a digital project

UX Research is like exercise – we know it’s good for us but we often pass on it! Read this blog to know the crucial role UX Research plays in your digital project.

Published at: 2019-10-15

The 7 Steps to Project Management Success

What’s a project manager's lucky number? It’s seven, of course! Because you only need 7 steps to make sure you achieve project management success. Read more in this blog.

Published at: 2019-10-08

How to Migrate to Cloud smoothly and safely

Moving to the cloud is very much like moving to a new house – it's labor-intensive and daunting. But with the right providers to help you, cloud migration will be a breeze. Read more.

Published at: 2019-09-30

[Infographic] The Internet of Things - and where you fit in

You probably don't realise just how much the Internet of Things is a part of your life. We've picked out a few of our favourite IoT examples and created this spiffy infographic...

Published at: 2019-09-25

5 Killer Tools to Set your iOS App Apart

You can't expect great work with rusty old tools! You need them polished and new – like these killer app development tools that will help you build an app that users will love. Read more!

Published at: 2019-09-06

5 Fundamental DevOps Best Practices - Whitepaper

DevOps is commonly used in modern Agile software development. But mis-using it is even more common…

Published at: 2019-09-05

How April9 Can Help Your Freelance Business

Turning your ideas into reality – that's what we do. If you're a freelancer, give this a read to find out how April9 can help maximise your freelance business potential!

Published at: 2019-08-20

6 Front-End Development Trends to Get You Ready for 2020

The JavaScript world is constantly developing (pun intended), with new technology releases every time you blink. Read this blog to see what you need to know about front-end development.

Published at: 2019-08-19

The eagle has landed - ArcGIS for developers just went next level

Great news for the IT world: ArcGIS just got an upgrade, and it’s gotten cheaper! Read on to see how Esri made this top-notch software more accessible to developers!

Published at: 2019-08-06

Preparing for a Cashless Future – is your business ready?

Will money as we know it become obsolete? The horror! Read on to see if the precious cash we hold dear today will be come mere historical relics in the future.

Published at: 2019-07-25

Boost Your eCommerce Sales With These 5 Tools

Looking for fast and easy ways to boost your eCommerce sales? Look no further! We've rounded up 5 great tools to take your sales to the next level. Read more…

Published at: 2019-07-24

Is horizontal swipe replacing vertical scrolling?

One accidental Instagram update shook the social media world last year. Read on to see why we might be seeing more of the 'horizontal swipe' feature on social media in the coming years.

Published at: 2019-07-23

Self-Organising Teams are Never Random

Self-organising teams – a terrifying thought for business owners. Here we examine the benefits of self-organising teams, and the pitfalls they must avoid. Read more…

Published at: 2019-06-28

Automation in Digital Architecture – What You Need to Know

Going digital is not as simple as it sounds. Take a look into building digital architecture for your business, and how automation is changing the industry.

Published at: 2019-06-21

10 Business Tips to Learn and Grow as an Entrepreneur

Everyone has a different success story but all of them started somewhere. Read this blog for a guide on starting a business to continuing to learn and grow as an entrepreneur.

Published at: 2019-06-14

Managing Cloud Security Services – Whitepaper

Cloud Security is often misunderstood or not explored at all. In this free whitepaper, learn how Cloud Security is being handled in the modern era.

Published at: 2019-06-06

Why IT Projects Fail

Memorable projects aren't those which went perfectly, but those which bounced back from failure. We reveal our top reasons IT projects fail and how to avoid them…

Published at: 2019-05-30

Why You Should Automate Your Testing

Do robots do it better? Read more about the top benefits of automating your software testing here…

Published at: 2019-05-30

DevOps is changing the way Cloud Development works

Did you know DevOps and Cloud were linked? In this article we explore the depth of their connection and the benefits of having them work together. Read more…

Published at: 2019-05-17

April9: Pioneering Flutter App Development in the Australian Market

What makes a developer’s heart flutter? An amazing open-source mobile application development framework, of course! Read on to discover why April9 chose to pioneer Flutter in Australia.

Published at: 2019-05-17

[Infographic] The Core Principles of Agile Software Development

Agile software development has gained favour among modern developers. But how many firms stay true to the 12 principles the methodology is based on? Learn more…

Published at: 2019-05-03

Top 5 Automated Testing Tools

Learn more about our top automation testing tools for desktop, web and mobile apps. Make sure your team is up to date with technology and testing trends.

Published at: 2019-04-29

5 Ways To Speed Up Your Image Heavy Website

Images slow down websites. It is known. But there is a solution – a few, in fact. Read our five top tips on speeding up your image heavy website.

Published at: 2019-04-24

Is Bad UX Design Killing Your Traffic ?

Good User Experience (UX) Design is key in getting people to your website – and keeping them there. Read more to find actionable tips for boosting your traffic...

Published at: 2019-04-12

What Is Software Integration ?

Software integration is an integral part of the software development process, facilitating more efficient workflow in every aspect of your company’s operations. Find out more...

Published at: 2019-04-08

Agile 101 - Getting Started with Agile

A whitepaper from April9 on how to get your development team up and running with Agile methodologies

Published at: 2019-03-27

Why SMEs have the edge in social media

It might surprise you to learn that small businesses have an advantage over large ones when it comes to social media marketing. Find out more

Published at: 2019-03-25

Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Software Developer

Hiring a software developer for your project can be tough. Here’s 5 questions to ask to make sure you hire the RIGHT one.

Published at: 2019-03-05

8 Instantly Actionable Tips for Improving Your Landing Page

You never get a second chance at a first impression. Check out our free 8-step guide to improve your conversion rates through landing page optimization.

Published at: 2019-02-25

5 Project Management Mistakes You Must Avoid

A project is only as good as the team leading it. Check out these 5 easy-to-make mistakes to make sure you’re not making them!

Published at: 2019-02-21

Should your business have a chat bot?

Chat bots - a force for good or Terminator in the making? Find out how your business could benefit from having a dedicated robot assistant.

Published at: 2019-02-20

[Infographic] UX vs UI - What’s the difference?

Same same, but different –UX and UI are closely linked and both important. Findout exactly how they differ with this Infographic.

Published at: 2019-02-13

The Importance of Team Inclusion at Sprint Meetings

Maximise your Agile teams’ efficiency by ensuring you don’t leave anyone out of your Sprint Meetings. A good read for new Scrum Masters..

Published at: 2019-02-12

Top 10 Secrets For Your Startup Success

Set your startup venture for success with these 10 easily overlooked tips...

Published at: 2019-02-12

What the heck is DevOps anyway?

It’s advanced. It’s hot. It’s trending. But what is DevOps? We break it down for you and explore how your business could benefit

Published at: 2019-02-06

Be A Successful Freelancer - 8 Top Tips

Avoid common mistakes and maximise your Freelancing success using these 8 actionable tips to help you kickstart your freelance career...

Published at: 2019-02-05

Top 10 Benefits of Cloud Computing for Your Business

Learn how to transform your business processes using Cloud Computing technology. See how to collaborate, streamline operations, and save time and cost

Published at: 2019-02-04