ES6 Array Methods – Quick Summary Love it or hate it, JavaScript is everywhere As software consultants we work with multiple programming languages at a time. We often find it hard to remember the API details for the language we are working with. JavaScript is one of the main languages for us. Here is a...
Project Management Principles At Mantrax Solutions, our team has over 15 years of hands-on project management experience. Through our collective experience, we have learned that project management can be summarized as the following: It’s both an art and science to lead change and implement major initiatives with speed and quality. Empowering the project stakeholders and...
Machine Learning – Part 1 By now everyone has come across the terms Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Neural Nets, etc. In this article, we will try to give you a glimpse of Machine Learning as part of our own learning experience while working for a large Canadian corporation. Before we delve into the topic, here...
Sample Business Intelligence (BI) Tool Selection Criteria Are you an analyst, IT manager or a decision maker at a company trying to find a Business Intelligence (BI) tool that suits your company’s reporting needs? You are doing a lot of Proof-of-Concept (POC) projects but unable to make a decision on which tool to select. Y...
Why project teams should embrace Agile methodology Imagine having spent thousands of dollars on a project, and then presenting an output to the business that doesn’t meet their expectations or the requirements.  This scenario often unfolds with the traditional waterfall project approach. Even if the project delivery team held a monthly demo (best case scenario...
Choosing between Custom Dashboards and Off-the-Shelf Business Intelligence Tools Business Intelligence (BI) tools for reporting are becoming increasingly popular with a growing number of solutions available.  There are many cases where BI tools are the ideal choice; however, for a large enterprise with access to development resources, a custom dashboard solution is perhaps a more...
Custom Dashboards using a 3-tier Architecture Imagine yourself buying your dream car. One of the reasons why you bought this car was the tasteful modifications you have seen others doing. However, you soon realize that all the modified parts must come from the vehicle manufacturer and only the dealership can do those mods. This not...