Computerworld Australia December 14, 2017

Building and training self-learning chatbots: Developers, you can drive the chatbot revolution

Chatbots are certainly one of the most interesting areas of development in the artificial intelligence (AI) and automation space. The progress made around virtual assistants in recent years is astonishing, and Australia is well-placed to lead the chatbots race.


IoT Evolution Health December 13, 2017

Progress Releases Progress Health Cloud on HIPAA-Compliant Platform

Progress Health Cloud is designed to enable healthcare organizations to quickly deliver winning patient and connected care applications to any device, the company said, by offering tools to ease the building of engaging experiences across any UI.


Channelnomics December 12, 2017

Vendor Predictions 2018 Part 1: Technology

What tech trends will emerge in 2018, and how should solution providers react?


SearchHealthIT December 11, 2017

Progress Health Cloud tackles healthcare IT integration

Disparate systems and siloes plague healthcare when what is needed is true healthcare IT integration. Progress aims to achieve this with its new Health Cloud platform.


Process Technology Australia December 8, 2017

QAD aligns with Progress on cognitive applications for industrial asset maintenance

Progress, a provider of application development and deployment technologies, has announced that long-time partner QAD is expanding its relationship with Progress and plans to deliver its Progress DataRPM platform.


DZone / IoT Zone December 8, 2017

2018 IoT Predictions (Part 2)

Given how fast technology is changing, we thought it would be interesting to ask IT executives to share their thoughts on the biggest surprises in 2017 and their predictions for 2018.


InfoWorld December 6, 2017

Beyond NLP: 8 challenges to building a chatbot

Natural language processing (NLP), which is taking chatbots beyond clumsy decision trees to a new level of experience characterized by cognitive flow and ushering in a new wave of applications.


Dynamic Business December 6, 2017

The future of AI-powered chatbots in business: From niche processes to industry features

Less than a decade ago, the concept of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered agents answering customer questions in real time was still considered out of reach for businesses of all sizes. Today, these virtual agents, otherwise called chatbots, are very real, indeed with business adoption growing exponentially.


Information Age December 5, 2017

How IoT is changing the game in the public sector

According to IDC, worldwide IoT spending will rise to $1.4 trillion by 2021 and still has a trajectory to increase even further in the future, with the public sector being no exception to the rule.


InfoWorld December 1, 2017

What does the future hold for business applications?

We are quickly approaching the end of 2017, an ideal time to think about the future. Following a year of immense growth and innovation, what does the future hold for business applications? What are the features of the best platform for the next generation of business apps?


ITProPortal December 1, 2017

4 Takeaways on the future of mobility

The concept of “mobile” is evolving constantly, and as the technology matures you can no longer call yourself “mobile-first”. You can’t just develop an app and assume you’ll be financially set for life, even if it was cutting edge at the time of release. Market trends and customer needs are always looking for the next best thing. 


TechWorld November 30, 2017

Best mobile app building platforms and tools

There's a plethora of app building platforms that create and develop apps without breaking the bank or requiring that you know how to code. Instead, you'll be able to create mobile apps fast and with the guidance and abundance of templates, they'll no doubt look great too. 


The Times/Raconteur November 27, 2017

Avoiding the pitfalls that could stall your IoT project

The internet of things offers major benefits for business, not least a boost to the bottom line, so how can the initial challenge of successful implementation be overcome?


ADT Mag November 26, 2017

NativeScript Gets 'Sidekick' to Boost Mobile Business App Development

Progress announced new components for its open source NativeScript mobile app development framework, including Sidekick for faster and easier development of mobile business apps.


Forbes November 26, 2017

Why Software 'Frameworks' Matter For Progress: Even Mario Is No Longer A Plumber

Progress would happily describe itself as a software firm focused on deploying mission-critical cognitive-first business applications. More tangibly perhaps, the firm’s current version of itself (and yes, it has been through a few reinventions) sees it operate as software company with a portfolio that includes tools for enterprise integration, data interoperability and application development.


Computerworld Australia November 21, 2017

What's new in NativeScript

NativeScript, a framework for native mobile application development leveraging JavaScript technologies, is being outfitted with starter templates to streamline the development process. The templates are among a series of enhancements being made to the platform.


InfoWorld November 21, 2017

What’s new in NativeScript

NativeScript, a framework for native mobile application development leveraging JavaScript technologies, is being outfitted with starter templates to streamline the development process. The templates are among a series of enhancements being made to the platform.


SD Times November 21, 2017

Progress announces NativeScript Sidekick and NativeScript Marketplace

Progress is updating its open source framework NativeScript with new tools and capabilities for cross-platform mobile development. The update includes NativeScript Sidekick, augmented reality support for iOS 11 and Android Oreo, the NativeScript Marketplace, verified plugins, and the release of free NativeScript UI widgets.


HIT Infrastructure November 20, 2017

What are Benefits of Healthcare Application Backend as a Service?

Healthcare applications are in high demand as organizations seek to provide clinicians with tools to give them more mobility and flexibility when treating patients. Backend as a Service (Baas) is one of the ways entities can build healthcare applications quickly and integrate them into their IT infrastructure.


INC November 17, 2017

Leveraging the Power of Predictive Maintenance Can Revolutionize Your Business

Nothing lasts forever. The machines we count on to perform their functions flawlessly every day will inevitably fail. What happens when a problem like the battery in a single car or the ink in your office printer grows to the scale of a problem in manufacturing? How valuable would it be if you could pinpoint those moments exactly and intervene to keep things running smoothly?