As I continue to meet more and more of our customers and partners from all around the world (closing in on almost 1000 accounts now), I am amazed at the wide variety of business applications driving our world today. And it doesn’t matter what industry the business is in (e.g. food service, consumer packaged goods, retail, clothing, manufacturing, construction management, financial services, healthcare, non-profit sector, supply chain and logistics, wholesale, distribution, automotive, real estate, and countless more)— mission-critical business applications are at the center of those operations.
There is an alphabet soup of acronyms that describe those applications:
To add to this diversity, these applications can be deployed in many ways to meet market needs and demands: SaaS, Cloud, on-premises, and on mobile devices.
I am reminded that so much of what we need to get our jobs done on a daily basis is not always in plain sight, screaming out “hey, I’m working here” – sometimes the application is behind the scenes, quietly making businesses operations appear seamless. So, the next time you…
…realize that the OpenEdge application development platform powers much of the world around you!
Thanks and as always, please feel free to drop me a line and let me know what you think.
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