Press Coverage

DBTA May 6, 2020

Progress Announces New OpenEdge Release with Developer Productivity, Security, and Performance Enhancements

Progress, a provider of application development and digital experience technologies, has introduced Progress OpenEdge 12.2. With a strong focus on supporting modern applications for a cloud-first and hybrid world, the latest release of Progress OpenEdge delivers new capabilities that address the demand for continuous operations, making great strides toward the need for the highest levels of availability and the need to maintain uptime SLAs for improved customer experience. Additionally, the new release includes immediate auto recovery to get systems up and running within seconds and improved performance and availability monitoring through new DevOps tooling.

CMS Connected May 4, 2020

Gartner Magic Quadrant Shelves WCM in 2020: Vendors Discuss the Future

At its core, a web content management (WCM) platform remains the foundation that enables users to post content on a website while requiring little to no knowledge of programming code. The industry has transformed significantly over the last decade. Digital teams have gotten savvier with mobile responsiveness, personalization, globalization, ecommerce, and digital marketing technology. Still, the primary need for business users and web administrators to organize and deploy content without having to hire an outside digital agency or task their internal IT department has not changed.

Authority Magazine April 30, 2020

How Sara Faatz of Progress tackles the extreme work life balance of being a woman in STEM during COVID-19

In times of crisis, people rally together. We have seen it multiple times throughout history. When we come together as a global community — when we do our part to be good global citizens and shelter in place — we see that we can flatten the curve.

DiversityQ April 30, 2020

Actionable ways companies can proactively empower their female workforce

Katie Kulikoski of Progress discusses how companies can better empower their female workforce, the importance of female leadership in career development, and how we can best support younger generations to pursue careers in STEM. 

Database Trends and Applications April 24, 2020

After the Pandemic: IT Leaders Discuss What Will Change

Business and IT have, in the past, used times of crisis to adapt and transform themselves for the better. While the COVID-19 pandemic has undeniably had a devastating effect on business, and life itself, it will also be a catalyst for change, compelling organizations to rethink their long-term operations and spending, amidst the short-term crisis brought on by the health emergency.

Boston Business Journal April 21, 2020

Here are Mass. companies that are hiring during the pandemic

While some Massachusetts businesses across the state are resorting to layoffs and furloughs, other companies are expanding their rosters. The Business Journal reached out to local recruiters, business leaders and venture capital firms to learn who's hiring in Massachusetts. Here's what we found, sorted by job types.

The Boston Globe April 21, 2020

One-Third of Tech CEOs Continue Hiring Amid Pandemic

Poll shows top software executives are divided about when to expect a

Yogesh Gupta at Progress Software isn’t waiting around. The company hired new employees in HR and communications during the last two weeks, filling open positions, and someone in the M&A team, a new role — all after interviews via videoconference. Progress has kept all 1,600 employees during this time, he said, including its 500 in Massachusetts. He thinks the economy might not start to recover until the end of 2020 or in 2021. But when it does, he wants to be ready.

Security Boulevard April 17, 2020

Cybersecurity for Remote Working: Is Your Business Ready?

The latest news on lockdowns and travel bans around the world may appear drastic for some, but the reality is that all companies need to get comfortable with their employees working from home. Remote working is our new normal.

If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s that there will be times that businesses need to make sure employees can work from home securely and efficiently. IT teams need to ensure that employees have the same tools and services available to them that they would have if they were in the office.

TechNorms April 8, 2020

Home Windows Top 20 Bandwidth Monitor Software for Windows 10 To Monitor Traffic

If you’re using an internet connection that does not give you unlimited access, keeping an eye on your bandwidth usage becomes necessary. If you exceed your network bandwidth limit, you will be charged extra by your Internet Service Provider. However, if you wish to avoid doing so, you should use a bandwidth monitor to gauge the inbound and outbound traffic.

Forbes March 11, 2020

What Is An Advanced Cloud?

Not all computing clouds are created equal. To be clear, there is no actual cloud in cloud computing. As we have said before, the cloud gets its name from the curly cartoon circle that network engineers have always used to represent ‘clouds’ of connected network resources.

BizReport March 10, 2020

Expert: Why Businesses Should Lower Walls Between Marketing, IT

In many businesses the marketing departments and IT departments are completely separated, and in some cases there is no communications between the two silos. But, according to one expert, this is something that needs to change for businesses in the 21st century to thrive. Here's why.

Tech Republic March 6, 2020

8 tips for success as a female developer

Developers are in high demand within the tech industry, however, women only make up 11% of the developer workforce, according to a Pearson Frank survey. Despite some improvements, developer job positions have some of the largest gender pay gaps, a topic that is even more critical to highlight with International Women's Day on March 8. March 5, 2020

The Role of Soft Skills in Building Strong DevOps Leads

The benefits of microservices over monolithic architectures are undeniable, but they don’t always come to fruition. Deven Phillips, a senior consulting engineer at Red Hat, explained while microservices accelerate delivery speeds, improve quality and reduce costs, it doesn’t happen instantly and it doesn’t provide a clear path to those results. 

SD Times February 28, 2020

Communication Between Services Key to Realizing Benefits

The benefits of microservices over monolithic architectures are undeniable, but they don’t always come to fruition. Deven Phillips, a senior consulting engineer at Red Hat, explained while microservices accelerate delivery speeds, improve quality and reduce costs, it doesn’t happen instantly and it doesn’t provide a clear path to those results. 

BostInno February 26, 2020

The Beat

Bedford-based tech company Progress has established the Progress Software Mary Székely Scholarship for Women in STEM. It’s a four-year renewable scholarship of $10K annually to cover tuition, fees and educational expenses. Eligible candidates are women-identifying Massachusetts residents who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in computer information systems, software engineering, IT and/or computer science. More here.

Information Week February 17, 2020

The Key Attributes to Look for in a DevOps Trainer

 For organizations just getting their feet wet in DevOps, finding a talented trainer is a top priority. Without a skilled expert on hand to guide developers and managers through the methodology's various processes and practices, a DevOps initiative can falter even before it gets started.

The problem is that DevOps is still maturing and evolving. As a result, many people claiming to be expert DevOps trainers actually lack the specific knowledge, skills, and insights necessary to be successful mentors. To ensure that the person you select to bring current DevOps practices into your organization is up to the job, it's important to select someone who possesses the following key attributes related to experience and soft skills.

CDO Trends February 13, 2020

4 Ways CMS Will Impact Digital in 2020

As new technologies continuously enter the market, the content management system (CMS) is sometimes left as an afterthought, or worse, seen as a commodity.  To stand out in this sea-of-sameness, CMS vendors should evolve their approach by helping businesses engage in new and different ways with the empowered consumer.

Forbes Bulgaria January 25, 2020

Finalists at the FORBES Business Awards 2020

Days remain until the finals of the FORBES Business Awards 2020. The winners of the business awards will be announced on January 28th. Competition is one of our most important tools in fulfilling our mission of inspiring people to pursue their dreams. Through it we seek, find and distinguish champions in free enterprise, and draw the attention of society to their serious success. This year, we received over 90 applications - 10 for CSR, 16 for Employer, 17 for Startup and 48 for 2020 Company.

Total Retail January 24, 2020

3 ‘C’s’ to Set Your Foundation for Success

A recent report, Customer Expectations Hit All-Time Highs, uncovers how “Modern customers have much higher expectations, such as proactive services, personalized interactions, and connected experiences across channels.” This message is resonating across all retailers, from big-box stores to mom-and-pop shops, as online commerce solutions become more sophisticated in delivering these personalized interactions and optimizing the buyer’s journey. There's no doubt consumers feel they're entitled to proactive, personalized and connected experiences, and the pressure is on to deliver to these digital expectations. Furthermore, these high-demand expectations are in a constant state of change. Retailers must develop a cohesive digital strategy to better engage with modern customers. After all, your bottom line is at stake.

Channelnomics January 22, 2020

Progress Launches Bespoke Channel Program

Progress Software is advancing the way it works with partners with the launch of a new channel program that tailors relationships and resources to the needs of different types of solution providers and their respective operating models.