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Progress announces latest release of Telerik, Kendo UI and Telerik UI for Blazor
Progress has announced its R3 2020 release, which includes a new lineup of developer tools including Progress Telerik UI for Blazor and Progress Kendo UI.
The best back-to-school benefits companies are offering their employees
At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, companies quickly realized the old workplace benefits—on-site meals and dry-cleaning, anyone?—wouldn't translate to remote work. Businesses raced to introduce benefits that their employees could take advantage of—and that would be most helpful— during the global crisis.
Now that the pandemic has reached the fall, companies are aiming to meet the changing needs of employees whose children are attending virtual school from home. These are some of the most innovative benefits tailored to the back-to-school season that businesses are now offering their employees.
Competition in the network monitoring world is intense but WhatsUp Gold (WUG) has always stood out for us thanks to its extreme longevity, ease of use and extensive troubleshooting features.
Progress Software Could Massively Expand Chef’s Reach Through OEM Relationships
One reason Progress Software isn’t as well-known as might be expected for a nearly 40-year-old publicly traded company valued at almost $1.7 billion is that its tools largely go to market as embedded components of some 1,700 other software developers.
That indirect distribution channel, which reaches about a 100,000 end-customers, could prove a major boon for Chef, the DevOps pioneer that Progress agreed to acquire Tuesday for $220 million.
Chef to be acquired for $220M by Progress in ‘next chapter’ for Seattle automation tech company
Business application platform Progress will acquire Seattle-based automation technology company Chef for $220 million in cash under a deal announced Tuesday.
Progress snags software automation platform Chef for $220M
Progress, a Boston area developer tool company, boosted its offerings in a big way today when it announced it was acquiring software automation platform Chef for $220 million.
Biggest technology acquisitions of 2020
Which mergers and acquisitions does 2020 have in store? If January alone is anything to go by, there will be no slowing of major deals across the industry, with security already proving to be a hot area.
Here are the biggest technology acquisitions of 2020 so far, in reverse chronological order:
It’s time to reevaluate your content management system (CMS)
A reliance on digital is our “new normal” due to COVID-19. Discover the five capabilities your CMS needs to withstand our foreseeable future. Will your CMS handle the new normal's five key must haves?
Gregg Shupe: 'You Cannot Wait to Grab Hold of a Competitive Advantage'
A few years ago, Gregg Shupe struck up a conversation with an attendee following a presentation he delivered. They began talking about the evolution (or lack thereof) of products and, by comparison, the incredible transformation in consumers driven in large part by Amazon.
Exploring a content framework for compelling digital experiences
All digital experiences are built with content: images, text, video, audio, and even augmented and virtual reality. Content is not only used to communicate your company’s value, but to extend and connect its experience to all touchpoints end users may encounter. Because content plays such a significant role in digital experiences, it only makes sense it has its own experience framework.
Progress Adds New Connectors to its DataDirect Solution
Progress, a provider of application development and digital experience technologies, is releasing a new series of Progress DataDirect data connectors, bridging the gap between disparate back-office applications.
Progress Releases New Version of Test Studio
Progress announced the latest release of Progress® Test Studio®, the automated UI load and performance testing tool.
With this release, Progress Test Studio provides advanced responsive web testing and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) features. It is also the first to offer exclusive test automation support for Microsoft Blazor components.
Organizations seek digital experiences with IoT, AI and machine learning
Back in 2016, Progress conducted a survey to explore the state of what companies consider digital transformation. Fast forward four years and the marketplace has made great strides. The conversation has evolved to what many now call digital experience, which encompasses innovations in IoT, AI and machine learning.
Yogesh Gupta & His Ever-Growing Love For Technology
Long before I became Yogesh Gupta, President and Chief Executive Officer of Progress, I was Yogesh Gupta, Computer Science graduate, author and inventor”, says Yogesh to me. He goes on to explain to me how over the years, his passion for technology has only grown stronger. “And if my leadership roles at CA and CEO roles at FatWire, Kaseya, and now Progress have taught me anything, it’s that technology has a crucial role to play in finding solutions to our most urgent challenges."
Marlborough student wins major scholarship for Women in STEM
Rising to the top of a dozen high-caliber candidates, Marlborough resident Kaya Dorogi was recently announced as the first-ever recipient of the Mary Székely Scholarship for Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). The $10,000 scholarship is awarded by Progress, a well-known leader in the application development and digital experience technologies field, and is renewable annually for four years in honor of Mary Székely, a founder and lead software engineer at Progress for over 30 years.
Digital Experience Strategies: Once Important, Now Urgent
Delivering digital experiences across all audiences was already a priority for many business leaders and their counterparts in web and application development. In the wake of COVID-19, that priority should be upgraded to “urgent.” Here’s why, and how Mark Troester, vice president of strategy, Progress, thinks businesses can get started.
Enterprise Digital Transformation Efforts for Enriched Employee and Customer Experience
Chatbots have proved to be beneficial in helping with internal and external communications for organizations, both large and small. Since the start of the COVID crisis, many employees have been asking HR questions such as when they’ll return to the office, what their insurance coverage looks like, and much more. Businesses can leverage chatbots internally by having these AI-powered machines serve as a helping hand to HR. Chatbots can help deliver answers to employees’ on more pressing questions, freeing up HR to handle more significant issues such as long-term planning for office reopening.