Boston Business Journal April 20, 2017

Why Progress has pivoted to take giants like GE and PTC

Less than six months after taking over as CEO of Progress Software Corp. Yogesh Gupta is dramatically reshaping the 36-year-old firm in a bold attempt to build the next generation of software for industrial companies.


Internet of Business April 12, 2017

Progress goes cognitive-first for IIoT, who knew?

The company formerly known as Progress Software has ‘progressed’ far enough (by its own estimation) to drop the Software tag from its moniker. Like Sting, Madonna, Bono, Björk and Cher before it, the new and perhaps more snappily named Progress continues in its work to rebrand and reposition itself.


IT Business Edge April 6, 2017

Progress Charts Path to Simpler Cognitive Computing Future

Making its first foray into the emerging realm of cognitive computing, Progress has acquired DataRPM to gain access to a predictive analytics engine that is primarily used to maintain physical equipment connected to the internet.


Business Solutions April 6, 2017

Women In The Channel: Are We There Yet?

After 30 years in the channel — the last 14 of which have been spent creating and implementing profitable turnkey channel sales programs and establishing relationships with technology partners, resellers (VARs, LARs), systems integrators, ISVs, and OEMs for my own company — I wasn’t sure I viewed it as welcoming to women. To find out if my hunch was right, I put together this series of articles for Business Solutions.


Datanami April 6, 2017

Cognitive Push: Progress Buys DataRPM

The acquisition of a cognitive-based predictive maintenance specialist by Progress, the application developer, may signal the beginning of a long-awaited big data consolidation, perhaps driven by emerging deployments such as the industrial Internet of Things.


SD Times April 4, 2017

Learning to failover

Blame the cloud, DevOps, consumer demand or continuous delivery. No matter the reason, a wide variety of applications are now aiming for high availability (HA) — and increasingly, that overlaps with planning for disaster recovery. Too many software organizations not only lack tools that can help, they fail to test their disaster recovery plans until it’s too late.


eWeek April 3, 2017

Progress Acquires DataRPM to Add Cognitive Computing IP

We need to get used to the term cognitive computing, because it's getting a lot of traction now as a new section within the IT analytics market. Cognitive computing is the simulation of human thought processes in a computerized model. It involves self-learning systems that use data mining, pattern recognition, machine learning and natural language processing to mimic the way the human brain works.


Data Informed April 3, 2017

Subscribe to Data Informed Beacons in the Internet of Things (IoT)

Have you ever walked through a store and noticed your mobile phone lighting up with tempting suggestions to try on those shoes that just happen to be on sale? Surprise, you just got pinged by a beacon! Beacons are becoming increasingly mainstream along with the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT).


ZDNet March 30, 2017

Progress acquires DataRPM for cognitive predictive maintenance in IIoT

The application development and deployment firm Progress announced Wednesday that it's acquiring DataRPM, a cognitive predictive maintenance firm that serves the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) market. Progress paid $30 million, including $28.3 million in cash, and $1.7 million in the form of restricted Progress stock.


Xconomy March 29, 2017

Progress Buys DataRPM for $30M to Build “Cognitive” Business Apps

Progress Software, a 36-year-old software company, is pushing into machine learning and connected device technologies with its $30 million acquisition of DataRPM, a privately held firm based in Redwood City, CA. The deal is the first acquisition made by new Progress CEO Yogesh Gupta, who took the helm in October.


Integration Developer News March 21, 2017

Integration is The Next Step to ROI on Big Data Analytics

Organizations looking for more value from big data investments are finding integration developers – rather than new big data specialists – may hold the key. Progress’ Sumit Sarkar reveals why integration skills can quickly spread big data ROI to more business apps and users.


MicroScope March 13, 2017

Interview: Progress tackling the skills issue

Skills is an issue that is dominating the technology discussion at the moment. Customers are still relying on the channel to plug the gaps they have and that show no sign of changing. Mark Armstrong, managing director of Progress, is part of a company that is anxious to popularize development and raise the level of skills.


TechWorld March 7, 2017

Three skills developers need in a time of constant change

The evolution of technologies like JavaScript and Rails 5, and megatrends like the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Back-End-as-a-Service, and now Cognitive Applications means developers have a ton to stay on top of. The only constant is change.


Programmable Web March 6, 2017

What Is the Angular Framework and Why Should Developers Use It?

Today, Angular is thriving, following Angular 2’s launch in September 2016. TJ VanToll, Principal Developer Advocate at Progress, discusses why developers should choose Angular to build powerful applications.


TheServerSide March 2, 2017

JavaScript Front-End Frameworks, TypeScript Skills in Demand in 2017

JavaScript, TypeScript and component-oriented front-end web app development skills are in demand in 2017, according to Burke Holland, Progress developer advocate. Most new front-end development will be done in component-oriented JavaScript frameworks like React and AngularJS.


SDTimes February 28, 2017

Industry Watch: NativeScript Takes Web Developers Mobile

How many languages and frameworks are developers required to learn these days to fulfill an organization’s digital mission? Todd Anglin, chief evangelist at Progress, discusses how NativeScript can extend a JavaScript developer’s skills to native mobile apps.


IT Pro February 23, 2017

How to build Android apps

Apps are the gold rush of the 21st century. Build the next Tinder or Snapchat, and you can become an overnight millionaire - or so pop culture would have you believe.


CMS-Connected February 22, 2017

Exclusive Interview on What's Paramount about Sitefinity 10.0

Progress recently announced the Sitefinity 10.0 beta version release. Hot on the heels of the new release, CMS-Connected reached out to Dale Young, Manager Sitefinity Sales & Channels at Progress, to inquire about what is paramount about Sitefinity 10. 


Computer Weekly February 22, 2017

Progress: software packaging dependency & abstraction, a tradeoff worth taking

This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network written by Burke Holland in his capacity as director of developer relations at Progress — the firm is a specialist in backend application build tools, PaaS technologies and (now with the acquired Telerik) it also offers tools for building the interface on the front end.


TheServerSide February 13, 2017

Good news, bad news for mobile app developers

Not only has mobile app developers’ chances to strike it rich dissipated, but IT pundits say a new age of citizen developers will threaten their livelihoods. Read more in this Q&A with Jen Looper, developer advocate for Progress.