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App Developer Magazine May 8, 2018

Making Chatbots Seem More Human with a New Conversational UI

Progress announced the availability of Conversational UI, a packaged set of user interface (UI) components built specifically for chatbots. The components, as part of the popular Telerik and Kendo UI developer tooling, enable .NET and JavaScript developers to create enhanced natural conversational experiences across platforms and devices, on many chatbot frameworks - including Microsoft Azure Bot Service, Facebook Wit.ai, Google DialogFlow, Amazon Lex, and Progress NativeChat.


SD Times May 8, 2018

Innovative Tools Showcased at Microsoft Build Conference

Several new and updated tools showcased at Microsoft’s Build developer conference in Seattle revealed how partners are following the trends toward AI, new software architectures and modernization. SD Times takes a look at their news announcements.


CRN May 8, 2018

2018 Mobility 100: 15 Coolest Mobile App Development Platforms

The question of whether businesses need to be on mobile has been answered with a resounding "yes." Now the question for businesses has shifted to, "How fast can we get there?" Leading providers of mobile application development platforms for business apps offer a range of methods for rapid development of apps -- including low- and no-code methods -- along with powerful capabilities for easily connecting to back ends and for deploying the same app code across device platforms. To give a sense of the key players offering mobile app development platforms right now, we've rounded up 15 of the coolest vendors.


Daily Cargo News May 4, 2018

Progress and Wärtsilä do a cloud deal

MARINE and energy technology provider Wärtsilä has confirmed it will use Progress Sitefinity software, implemented by Progress partner Siili Solutions, to redesign and relaunch its website.



CMS Connected May 3, 2018

A Fair Review of the Top Web CMS Platforms - Sitefinity

Sitefinity offers ease of use for marketers and developers, enabling organizations to get digital initiatives to market fast. Sitefinity is easily extensible and excels in headless or traditional deployment scenarios with a rapid, cost-effective rollout of digital properties, outstanding user experiences and engaged customers.


Inside Small Business May 2, 2018

Should small businesses invest in chatbot technology now?

As widely predicted, AI-powered chatbots are no longer exclusive to Fortune 500 companies. According to a recent Research and Markets study, the global chatbots market is projected to witness a compound annual growth rate of 32.78 per cent by 2023, reaching a total market size of US$895.27 million from US$163.34 million in 2017.


IoT Agenda May 1, 2018

Chatbots and IIoT: What could they possibly have in common?

The traditional chatbot isn’t much better than being stuck in phone tree hell. This is because they are created using a laborious coding process based on extensive decision trees that attempt to mimic every possible user interaction. They provide a stilted experience based on “if-then-else” logic that doesn’t follow a natural conversation.


Manufacturing Business Technology May 1, 2018

A Cognitive Approach Is Necessary For Recall Prevention

Just days into 2018, yet another major company was forced to issue a significant product recall. This time it was HP, which recalled 50,000 computer batteries that were overheating and causing burn hazards for customers.


SD Times May 1, 2018

Using hybrid mobile to your advantage

It is no longer a question of “should I build a mobile app?” Digital businesses have begun to realize mobile app development is necessary to not only stay competitive, but to achieve customer satisfaction


Inc. April 30, 2018

4 Small Tweaks That Could Save Your Business Millions

Running a business of any size can be a challenge, filled with major decisions overwhelming you at every moment. But what if just a few slight adjustments could save your bottom line and open up space to focus on innovation and growth?


IT Pro Portal April 20, 2018

Is your business ready to go cognitive-first?

We no longer have to imagine the idea of talking robots and artificial intelligence via sci-fi literature and future-gazing motion pictures. With the power of cognitive-first applications and machine learning, organisations around the world are leveraging cognitive computing across industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, agriculture, marketing and defence to name just a few. 


Supply Chain Dive April 19, 2018

Here's how Digital Twins could stem equipment failure

Identical twins don’t always look the same with age. But if they lead the same lifestyles, they’ll likely look similar as the years go on. And as it so happens, the same can be said about machines.


Business IT Australia April 14, 2018

Four chatbot providers compared

Progress NativeChat is a recently released product designed to help develop and deploy chatbots. An important feature is that it is designed to be trained with data from existing systems.


Forbes April 3, 2018

How Progress Delivers Tools Needed For Organizations To Deploy Cognitive Business Apps

Bedford, Massachusetts-based Progress is a software company that has a portfolio of solutions which includes mission-critical business application development, mobile app development, machine learning, frontend developer tooling, a serverless cloud platform and data connectors.


EContent Magazine April 2, 2018

EContent’s Trendsetting Products of 2018

Whether it is artificial intelligence (AI) or augmented reality (AR), there’s a good chance one of these acronyms is dominating discussion in your office. We all want to know which tools that promise new capabilities and enhanced efficiency through AI are worth the price of admission. 


Manufacturing Global Magazine March 29, 2018

Beating the Bottlenecks: The Power of Analytics in Manufacturing

Ruban Phukan, Co-founder and Chief Product and Analytics Officer at Progress DataRPM, discusses the age-old battle with bottlenecks and the role of predictive analytics in manufacturing.


Healthcare IT News March 22, 2018

How Canopy Health reduced mobile app development costs by 70%

After switching to a cloud-based Mobile Backend-as-a-Service platform and agile development tactics, the ACN can now launch an app for $148,800 – compared to $496,000 using the Waterfall methodology.


IDG Connect March 21, 2018

How micro should a microservice be?

Microservices are one of the hot new trends in application development. A big part of their appeal is the promise of enabling developers to create applications that are more robust, secure, flexible, and scalable.


Forbes March 20, 2018

Progress Teaches Chatbots To 'Talk'

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is in everything. To be clear, AI has now become a part of the way every layer and thread of the total IT fabric is being engineered. At the ‘chipset’ processor level, we find AI being used to aid hardware engineering. Upwards from the motherboard we also now find AI being used perhaps more obviously in our software applications.