In past blog posts and webinars, I've spoken about the new reality for enterprise application providers: business applications have to look, feel and work like consumer ones. We all live and interact in a digital world, and our workplaces flow in and out of that world.
This means that business software cannot just help employees do their jobs. It has to compel them to keep doing it, and do it better, faster and more productively. Consumer apps are fun to use—they can be playful and silly, minimalist and sleek, or immediate and compelling. Often they can be beautiful to look at and provide exciting experiences. Most of all, they are easy to use.
Progress® announced yesterday that its acquisition of Telerik AD was complete. Telerik is now Telerik® A Progress Company. The Telerik portfolio comprises a full suite of app dev and cloud tools, application lifecycle management (ALM), and a content management system (CMS), Sitefinity.
We recognize that there are multiple factors that should be considered in selecting the best development approach – type of application, deployment approach, developer skillset, etc. Progress now provides:
With the Progress suite of technologies, application developers now have one source for building and deploying business applications that compel, amaze and deliver results in this new digital world.
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Mark Troester is the Vice President of Strategy at Progress. He guides the strategic go-to-market efforts for the Progress cognitive-first strategy. Mark has extensive experience in bringing application development and big data products to market. Previously, he led product marketing efforts at Sonatype, SAS and Progress DataDirect. Before these positions, Mark worked as a developer and developer manager for start-ups and enterprises alike. You can find him on LinkedIn or @mtroester on Twitter.
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