Mobile Ecosystem Forum September 24, 2015

Industry Views: does Apple want iOS everywhere?

The extension of Siri as a digital assistant to another, important, part of Apple’s ecosystem signals an ongoing industry trend. According to Gartner, mobile digital assistants will take on tactical mundane processes such as filling out names, addresses and credit card information by the year end of 2015.  And, as Apple’s Siri and Google’s Cortana become more popular, they open up direct marketing opportunities and information engagement with users within their closed ecosystems.

eWeek September 22, 2015

Data Integration Is Key Challenge for Salesforce Users

A recent Progress Software big data survey indicated that data and application integration are major challenges for users.

IT Business Edge September 21, 2015

Flawed Integration Can Destroy Data Quality and Reliability

In this slideshow, Paul Nashawaty, director of product marketing and strategy at Progress, looks at key factors organizations must consider to ensure their data remains of high quality.

Fortune September 6, 2015

What to do when someone steals your idea

Change is inevitable, but ideas that prompt change usually need buy in from others across an organization. This can be hard to achieve given today’s highly matrixed organizations. That’s why you need a solid strategy to bring others along with you. If you help them see the wisdom in your vision, you’ll have the allies you need to succeed.

eWeek August 26, 2015

Mobile App Developers Concentrate on User Interface

Though interest in using mobile apps among consumers and enterprises continues to grow, adoption of mobile application development is slower than expected, according to a Progress Software survey of 3,000 IT professionals and developers.

ZDNet August 25, 2015

Majority of developers have never built mobile apps, survey reveals

In recent years, one can be forgiven for thinking that mobile apps are the only pathway to the future, and that everyone in IT has been making the shift away from traditional server or PC applications to mobile apps -- many of which allegedly can be built and deployed at the snap of a finger. However, the reality is quite different.

Application Development Trends August 25, 2015

Application Development Trends August 25, 2015

Survey Shows Devs Slow To Go Mobile

Despite all the hype about smartphone apps and enterprise mobility, the latest survey from Telerik shows a surprisingly slow adoption of mobile development.

TechWorld August 25, 2015

How 'low code' can drive innovation

Like it or not, organizations are already implementing solutions without the blessing from IT and the development team. We are seeing this taking place across a number of departments, from marketing, sales and operations to HR and finance, as a means to develop better customer engagement and streamline operations.

CBR August 25, 2015

Why are most developers giving mobile the cold shoulder?

57 percent of developers have never built a mobile app and 47 percent create just one per year, according to the State of Mobility 2015 Global Developer Study by Progress.

IDG Connect August 17, 2015

Look up and outside to avoid development disasters

The pressure on enterprises to ensure their application development procedures are effective is growing by the day. An app starts its life as the answer to a business need. The old solution would be to approach IT with a request to meet this need. The developers would then churn into action: define, create, deploy - all with their own bundle of time lapses. By the time all of them were realized, months could have passed, leaving the original need outdated. You would be attempting to move a battleship to avoid a missile.

Fortune August 15, 2015

Don’t be afraid to hire your replacement at work

MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for: How do you build a strong team? is written by Melissa Puls, CMO of Progress Software. August 5, 2015

Process Automation Leaves Insurers In Good Health

By using business rules engines insurance companies can process applications in a matter of days, or even hours, giving customers a smooth and easy experience. When used in conjunction with a highly personalized offering, insurers are left with a highly powerful and tempting service for customers that will help them eke out a competitive edge in a highly volatile and shifting market.

Smart Chimps August 4, 2015

Developers: Getting the tools right for wearables

Wearables are the face of the Internet of Things. There’s a lot of excitement about how they can make our lives easier and better as apps that will make us more efficient at work. That excitement is fine, but are we setting expectations beyond what the developer community is capable of actually delivering? There’s a lot of pressure and the fact is that developers – if moves aren’t made to better support them – will end up disappointing us.

Enterprise IT News July 27, 2015

Progress Accelerates Innovation During First Half of 2015

Progress announced major product advancements and the closing of a number of significant new deals with Intuit and GT Nexus among others, fueling strong momentum as it enters the second half of 2015. With net-new customers, major releases across its portfolio and industry recognition from Gartner, the CODiEs and the Stevies, the Progress reputation for innovation and customer satisfaction is reaching new heights.

Developer Tech July 17, 2015

IoT and Developers: Is reality meeting expectation?

The Internet of Things has successfully made the transition from futurist buzzword to a tangible reality. In fact, for a relatively new market, the IoT is growing and maturing quickly: Intel has found that the amount of connected devices in the world has grown 6.5x since 2006.