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The VAR Guy December 19, 2016

Channel 2017: Predictions from Kimberly King, Progress Software

How did 2016 fall short of our expectations at the beginning of the year? What trends emerged that were surprises, and what maybe didn't come to the fruition we expected? And with all of the change going on in the channel, what should we expect from 2017?

New Statesman Tech December 7, 2016

Is there really a skills shortage in the IT community?

You’ve probably heard about the skills gap. We are constantly warned that the workforce is lacking the right skills for today and will be even worse equipped in the future. Apparently, there is just not enough talent. This is nonsense. The talent is there but businesses need to be a bit cuter with how they build out these skills.

Marketing Land December 2, 2016

Progress CMO says marketing runs through her veins as she follows in her Mom’s footsteps

The CMO for the enterprise software company says she has always been aware of the example her mother set for her, and has tried to follow her lead as a marketing executive. Puls took over as CMO for Progress in October, 2014. Prior to joining the software company, she served as a vice president for Iron Mountain’s Global Demand Center.

InfoWorld November 23, 2016

NativeScript deepens ties to Angular 2

NativeScript, Progress Software's framework for building native mobile apps with JavaScript, will be tweaked for performance and debugging with an upcoming upgrade. Further integration with the Angular 2 JavaScript framework is in the works as well.

Marketing Tech November 22, 2016

Why you need to stop pitting marketing against IT

Working in marketing can feel like a never-ending cycle of demand, response and measurement. All the while, customer expectations shift to match trending market technologies—only to morph again seemingly without notice. There is increasing pressure to personalise the customer experience across all digital touch points.

TechTarget November 21, 2016

Developer advocates for more women in STEM, top-level tech jobs

Glass ceilings certainly exist in U.S. politics, and they are very real in the IT industry, too, according to Jen Looper, a 15-year software developer and advocate for getting more women in STEM jobs. Noting women make up less than 25% of the tech workforce today and hold few C-level positions, she called for the IT industry to fess up and get real about equal opportunities for women.

Built in Boston November 15, 2016

After 35 years, Progress Software introduces a new name and vision

Describing a tech company as ‘legacy’ isn't always seen as a compliment. Progress, a 35-year-old software company based in Bedford, knows this well. The company underwent a massive rebranding effort in 2016. Progress helps companies build business software. It's used by more than 60,000 organizations like Adobe, SanDisk, Cigna and Nationwide to develop and deploy apps for any platform and device.

ZDNet November 10, 2016

Chatbots gain more sophistication and popularity for business applications

Thanks to developments in artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies, chatbots are changing the way businesses communicate with the world - including their customers.

SD Times November 9, 2016

Developer relations can grow without having to prove ROI

The decision-makers, dreamers, hackers and creators known as developers are the key players who are driving demand for the latest and greatest tools. Now they have become the customers that companies are turning to as a way to extend their products and businesses.

Huffington Post October 21, 2016

Beyond The Crystal Ball - What It Means To Be A Visionary In Today’s Technology Landscape

The word ‘visionary’ conjures up all sorts of images; not least a futurist with crystal ball-like abilities. But in today’s tech landscape the demands on becoming a visionary have changed significantly, with three specific dynamics affecting the requirements of the job. Embracing or ignoring these will be the difference between success and failure.

Tech Target October 21, 2016

NativeScript framework eases cross-platform app development woes

At a recent NativeScript conference in Boston, Burke Holland, director of developer relations at Progress, sat down for an exclusive interview about cross-platform app development.

MarketingSherpa October 20, 2016

B2C Marketing: Automotive retailer exceeds annual car sales goal by 22% with customer-focused CMS

With seven brands to sell, Tampa-based automotive retailer Reeves Import Motorcars had to appeal to a broad base of customers, while complying with a broad base of brands during a CMS overhaul. See how the team drove a 300% increase in site visits with this redesign and exceeded the annual car sales goal by 22%.

CMS Critic October 18, 2016

CMS Critic Interviews Tom Berger, VP of Digital Marketing at Progress

Progress, the company behind the enterprise-grade CMS Sitefinity, has been working away at their award-winning software ever since they purchased it as part of Telerik for over $260M back in 2014. They united Sitefinity CMS and the Telerik Digital Experience Cloud, helped churn out a range of new features over the last year or so, and have of course injected extra funds into the operation.

Baseline Magazine October 14, 2016

Companies Lag in Digital Marketing Efforts

As technology continues to advance and a growing number of processes are digitized, digital marketing becomes more critical to business success. Organizations need to have integrated technology systems and processes, along with the ability to centrally analyze data from customer interactions. However, a survey of 700 marketing professionals from a range of industries, mostly based in the United States and Canada, concluded that the companies had an overall rank of "intermediate" for digital marketing maturity, suggesting room for improvement.

FiereCMO October 13, 2016

2016 Women to Watch in B2B marketing

Over the past year, the B2B marketing landscape has continued to evolve, with marketers focused on tactics like account-based marketing, making the most of customer data and analytics technology, and providing top-notch personalized customer experiences. The marketers on FiereCMO’s list are on the cutting edge of these trends and more, while leading their organizations through an increasingly complex B2B ecosystem.

Barron’s October 11, 2016

Progress Software Names Gupta as New CEO Replacing Pead

Shares of software development tools maker Progress Software (PRGS) are up 2 cents in late trading at $27.72, after the company this afternoon announced that its CEO, Phil Pead, will retire, handing the reins to Yogesh Gupta, who previously served as CEO of startups such as Kaseya, a cloud software operator for IT management, and FatWire Software, a vendor of “web experience management software.” October 11, 2016

7 attributes of a successful CMO in the digital age

Conducting market research. Overseeing branding and messaging. Working with the sales team to drive revenue. These were the traditional responsibilities of a CMO. And they still are. But with the rise of digital marketing and social media, as well as video and mobile technologies and analytics and CRM, the role and responsibilities of CMO have grown and evolved.

eMarketer October 5, 2016

B2B Firms Have Several Marketing Tech Systems to Integrate

Business software firm Progress, which offers products including content management systems and customer experience solutions, and Dimensional Research surveyed B2B firms primarily in the Americas about their adoption and use of marketing tech. In only one area did a majority of respondents say they were “advanced”: ad networks.

SD Times September 30, 2016

What is the current state of AI?

With all of the advancements made in artificial intelligence and machine learning today, there seems to be an influx of tools and solutions that are starting to leverage cognitive capabilities. But do these tools and solutions actually reflect the true meaning of AI? September 20, 2016

The tale of two Silicon Valley cities leads to APIs

Whether they're scientific, social or administrative, it's safe to say that APIs make the world work. This, of course, is no surprise. As TechCrunch contributors Matt Murphy and Steve Sloane clearly point out in "The Rise of APIs," APIs have been a key part of software development for decades. Furthermore, programmers understand that there's no need to reinvent the wheel.