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24n.biz August 5, 2015

Process Automation Leaves Insurers In Good Health

By using business rules engines insurance companies can process applications in a matter of days, or even hours, giving customers a smooth and easy experience. When used in conjunction with a highly personalized offering, insurers are left with a highly powerful and tempting service for customers that will help them eke out a competitive edge in a highly volatile and shifting market.


Smart Chimps August 4, 2015

Developers: Getting the tools right for wearables

Wearables are the face of the Internet of Things. There’s a lot of excitement about how they can make our lives easier and better as apps that will make us more efficient at work. That excitement is fine, but are we setting expectations beyond what the developer community is capable of actually delivering? There’s a lot of pressure and the fact is that developers – if moves aren’t made to better support them – will end up disappointing us.


Enterprise IT News July 27, 2015

Progress Accelerates Innovation During First Half of 2015

Progress announced major product advancements and the closing of a number of significant new deals with Intuit and GT Nexus among others, fueling strong momentum as it enters the second half of 2015. With net-new customers, major releases across its portfolio and industry recognition from Gartner, the CODiEs and the Stevies, the Progress reputation for innovation and customer satisfaction is reaching new heights.



Developer Tech July 17, 2015

IoT and Developers: Is reality meeting expectation?

The Internet of Things has successfully made the transition from futurist buzzword to a tangible reality. In fact, for a relatively new market, the IoT is growing and maturing quickly: Intel has found that the amount of connected devices in the world has grown 6.5x since 2006.


Fortune July 16, 2015

The one word employees dread hearing in the workplace

MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for: How do you lead a team during a time of transition? is written by Karen Tegan Padir, president of application development at Progress Software.


Diginomica July 9, 2015

How Intuit integrated their user experience with Progress

In 2014, Intuit’s Jerry Lekhter was facing a user experience roadblock: data needed in the Salesforce portal was stuck in legacy CRM systems. The impact extended to customers looking for results from service calls. Here’s what Lekhter’s team did about it.


Integration Developer News July 8, 2015

Developer Survey on Internet of Things: Uncovers ‘Not-So-Great’ Expectations?

The current state of the IoT is a kind of Dickensian dichotomy. It’s not quite "best of times, worst of times," but it’s true there is both excitement and concern. IDN looks at the study by Progress Software and Harbor Research that surveyed 700 developers.


Policy and Practice July 8, 2015

Technology Speaks

Digital transformation is here. It promises great efficiencies, yet offers little clarity. This advanced technology has already had an impact on how human and social service agencies operate. Driven partly by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and other legislation and policy, but truly building long before, increasing amounts of data and technology have already been pushing us toward an inflexion point in how public service agencies interact with their clients— it’s all for the better.


Database Trends and Applications July 7, 2015

VoltDB Uses Progress DataDirect to Improve Customer Access to Fast-Moving Data

VoltDB has selected the Progress DataDirect OpenAccess SDK to increase access to business intelligence tools that allow VoltDB customers to visualize and access fast-moving data.


IT Business Edge July 3, 2015

The Importance of Integration

Integration has traditionally been a step in a bigger project, but we’re past that time. Now is the time to be more sophisticated about data, data governance, data quality and integration. That means really talking about data in a strategic way. A data deluge is coming, and now is the time to decide how to handle it.


Fortune June 30, 2015

What I think about when I think about failing

MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for: Why is it important for women to take risks in business? is written by Colleen Smith, vice president of SaaS and Cloud at Progress.


CMSWire June 29, 2015

Your Data Driven Marketing Fitness Regime

Have you ever thought: “I’m going on a diet after New Year's” or “I have to get in shape”? Meeting someone who is perfectly happy with their body is like meeting someone who is perfectly happy with their marketing: it never happens.


ComputerWorld June 24, 2015

How the rise of the 'citizen developer' is driving an internal app revolution

Citizen developers have been changing the application development game for several years now with an ever growing community. This tune is being sung all across the globe and is not a new revelation. What is interesting here is the emphasis on the importance of application development within organizations and how these end-user developers are empowered for quick development to meet this demand for applications.


CBR June 19, 2015

10 trends shaping the London tech scene

CBR spoke to some of the experts attending LDNTechWeek about what trends are affecting the sector and what to expect in the future.


eWeek June 18, 2015

Internet of Things Developers Making Their Money Back

Nearly two-thirds (65 percent) of Internet of Things (IoT) apps in production today are generating real revenue, according to a global survey of 675 application developers by Harbor Research and Progress Software.


TechRepublic June 17, 2015

Cut big data blending time from several months to several hours

Data analysts are being tasked with determining data "blends." Progress Software's Easyl simplifies this process with its self-service approach to data prep.


Forbes June 17, 2015

SAP Bids To Connect 'Inner Core' Of Business To Internet Of Things

German software company SAP has updated its principal product SAP HANA with new capabilities including extensions to connect to the Internet of Things and manage the big data resulting from it.