Technology

  • Today’s working world is almost entirely mobile. In fact, it’s expected that by the year 2020, 75 percent of the U.S. workforce will be full-fledged mobile workers. Part of the allure of being a mobile worker is having the freedom to be productive outside of what’s considered the traditional office space – and today’s technology…

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  • Finance teams have always been responsible for reporting on the health and performance of their businesses. Historical reporting according to GAAP, however, doesn’t always present the clearest picture of the trajectory or provide the insights for the management team. From the CFO’s perspective, a key challenge is the shift from reconciliation to a greater focus…

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  • The role of the CFO is changing across every type of business. Over the last two decades, we have witnessed the advent of software-as-service, smartphones and robust mobile networks that increase our ability to interact with business data from nearly any location. This cloud-based, mobile world has pushed the finance function to evolve. The responsibilities…

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  • Here at Motus, we spent a good chunk of late-2015-to-early-2016 migrating our production and staging services platform from colocated datacenters to Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) cloud. This effort has more than paid off for us in terms of reliability and scalability; we now have the ability to scale our platform to meet demand with the click of a few buttons. As recently as five years ago, that would have been a pipe dream to all but the largest software-as-a-service providers.

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  • Overview Over the last three years, the technology platform at Motus has undergone a radical transformation. This time three years ago, we had three physical servers in a rack somewhere in Texas hosting two monolithic applications and one database. Every developer and tester had their own full Linux VM that required constant care and feeding…

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