We want to share the knowledge we accumulated throughout years of experience. Knowledge in solving design, architecture, implementation and maintenance problems of large-scale systems.
The materials are free – to download them you only need a working e-mail address which a download link for the selected file will be sent to.
User-friendly search engines in e-commerce – free report
Search engines are one of the key functionalities today, to be or not to be in large e-commerce businesses. Even 43% of Internet users go directly to the search bar after entering the site. It is estimated that they generate 14 to 98% of all e-store revenues in this way.
We’ve decided to take a closer look at the issue. We’ve conducted a survey on search engines in 50 most popular e-stores – in Poland and Europe. We analyzed 59 criteria divided into four areas: search bar, suggestions, search results and handling various types of queries.
The report is a must read for all e-commerce owners, marketers and UX designers. You will learn from it what a well-designed search engine looks like and how its improvement can increase sales.
Download the report on user-friendly search engines
Agile Guide for business - free ebook
Is it worth resorting to Agile at all? Our experience shows that it is. However, before you begin the Agile transformation in your company, think carefully whether it is well-founded.
Agile works best in dynamically changing environments requiring an innovative approach to work. If this is how your business operates, you may well adopt the Agile methodology.
Are you wondering whether your organization has leaders and a team that could carry out the transformation? The best means of learning is the experience. One of the ways of implementing the Agile approach is using the knowledge of a software house that has already done it.
This content was created with the support from ING Tech Poland and SSW Pragmatic Solutions.
From monolith to microservices - free ebook
Decomposing monolith to microservices makes it possible to avoid architecture that blocks business development.
Naturally, using microservices has more advantages - e. g. wider automated testing coverage that results in higher system quality and dependability, as well as its resistance to possible downtime if a newly implemented update reveals to have a bug.
Łukasz Wróbel, current Chief Technical Officer at RST Software Masters, wrote a paper on microservices in which he shares practical tips on how to utilize them.
Elasticsearch - free case study
ElasticSearch as a tool for storing large amounts of important data
Elasticsearch is an efficient, non-relational database oriented towards full text search in large, distributed sets of documents. However, this is not the end of its possibilities. The features of this tool make it possible to retrieve answers to very specific queries, so that the results are more precise and suit users and business needs better.
If you’d like to know how Elasticsearch works in practice, check out our free case study, written by Tomasz Banasiak, one of RST Software Masters experts!
33 metrics for digital platforms - free ebook
33 metrics for digital platforms
If you can measure it, you can improve it… This quote is still relevant to this day when marketing, customer service and product development branches keep discovering that user experience can be measured, quantified and enhanced based on specific values.
33 metrics is a compulsory material for anyone wishing not only to measure user satisfaction, but also the qualities of the digital product itself – e. g. the length of its technical debt.
The paper was written while considering Marek Ziółkowski's experiences based on working with a system utilizing 276 000 metrics!