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Gigabit March 11, 2018

Progress: Preparing companies for the rising tide of data

Progress boasts more than 35 years in business, driven by a simple mission: to provide the best platform and tools for building and deploying mission critical business applications. With a focus on B2B and B2C, its mission hasn’t changed, but Progress retains the agility of a startup combined with the foresight of a global leader to react to the shifting sands of the business world across industry sectors.


ReadWrite.com February 28, 2018

How the IoT and Related Tech Are Helping to Update the Energy Sector

Energy sector improvements have the capacity to affect almost every other industry. We all recognize the importance of a reliable energy system — after all, no business runs without electricity. As DataRPM, a Progress company that uses anomaly detection and prediction to provide a stable energy supply, notes in its recent e-book, “Since energy literally drives everything in the industrial world, the energy and utilities industry itself is under constant pressure…to tackle efficiency problems and perform 24/7 without disruptions.”


Inc.com February 23, 2018

Three Ways Business Leaders Can Use AI Right Now

AI has enormous potential to reshape business, as most business leaders recognize. In a global study published by the Boston Consulting Group and MIT Sloan Management Review, 84 percent of the 3,000 business leaders interviewed expect AI to give them a competitive advantage.


InfoWorld February 20, 2018

What’s new in NativeScript

NativeScript, a framework for native mobile application development leveraging JavaScript technologies, now has Version 1.0 of its NativeScript-Vue open source project available. 


Australasian Transport News February 19, 2018

CMS LAUNCHES FREIGHT 2020 UPGRADE

Transport management software company CMS Transport Systems has rolled out a new software package to help its customers better protect their data, developed together with US software developer Progress.


Channel Futures February 16, 2018

The Big Moneymaker Many MSPs Give Away for Free

When Progress Software strategic partner program manager Richard Stone thinks about the channel opportunity in 2018, there’s an old cartoon that comes to mind: The one where the dog that’s chasing the car finally catches it, and as the car speeds down the road with the dog’s jaws locked on its bumper, the poor pooch thinks to himself, “Now what?”


Direct Industry February 15, 2018

IoT and AI Assisting Predictive Maintenance

Predictive maintenance (PdM) consists in collecting data on the condition of machinery so that engineers can foresee possible outages or failures before they even happen. This makes it possible to replace any failing components before they cause damage.


Computer Weekly February 9, 2018

Progress goes on louder on React, Xamarin & Fluent-themed design

Application development and deployment company Progress has come forward with new releases of the Progress Telerik and Progress Kendo UI tools.


Ronald van Loon's Blog February 9, 2018

Cognitive computing: Moving From Hype to Deployment

Although cognitive computing, which is many a times referred to as AI or Artificial Intelligence, is not a new concept, the hype surrounding it and the level of interest pertaining to it is definitely new. The combination of hype surrounding robot overlords, vendor marketing and concerns regarding job losses has fueled the hype into where we stand now.


CRN February 5, 2018

The 20 Coolest Cloud Platform Vendors Of The 2018 Cloud 100

Last year, Progress paid $49 million to acquire Kinvey, a mobile Backend-as-a-Service platform used by developers to build and run mobile apps that integrate with enterprise systems. The acquisition bolstered a strategic plan around cognitive application development as Progress jumps into the digital transformation arena with new software development tools.


Raconteur January 25, 2018

A guide to cloud data

If this is the age of information, which it is, then surely we can reasonably suggest that all businesses need to get more closely acquainted with the data streams traversing their operational models. Getting better acquainted with information in real terms means understanding data at a more granular level. But don’t panic, this does not require a degree in computer science or a PhD in systems analytics.


ChannelLife Australia January 24, 2018

Exclusive interview - Progress talks channel plans for cognitive apps

Progress has been in the business a long time and experienced their fair share of dramatic paradigm shifts in the IT market. ChannelLife talked to product marketing manager Richard Stone about the shift to AI driven 'cognitive' applications and how organisations in the A/NZ channel can be sure they are staying ahead of the curve. 


UK Contstruction Online January 23, 2018

Combining AR and VR with cognitive technology

Digi Capital claims that not only the single phenomenon, but the double act of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) will raise approximately $150Bn of revenue by the year 2020. With less than three years to go until that predicted date, businesses working in construction and manufacturing must consider how existing cognitive technology can provide solid grounding to integrate VR and AR technologies.


SD Times January 15, 2018

2018 will be the breakout year for PWAs

Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) – browser-based applications that take on some performance aspects of native applications — are expected to break out this year, as Apple will begin to ship core features of PWA in its WebKit web browser engine.


IoT Agenda January 12, 2018

Key considerations of AI, IoT and digital transformation

Artificial intelligence, the internet of things and digital transformation have been popular subjects over the last year. A quick scan of your favorite tech publication will likely result in multiple stories covering all three of these concepts as companies across the globe embrace them.


Manufacturing Business Technology January 8, 2018

The Dollar Value Of Downtime

In the industrial sector, machine downtime and asset failure can be some of the biggest costs that companies incur. Downtime is already a multi-billion-dollar problem and it will only continue to grow as companies strive to optimize their operations in the pursuit of better margins and greater efficiency.


Inc. Magazine January 5, 2018

6 Tech Developments to Keep an Eye on in 2018

Recently, Gartner released its predictions for tech trends in 2018 and several years beyond. From an increase in visual and voice search to a rise in bot development over mobile, it looks as though the tech darlings of 2017 will only grow in prominence and power.

But what other leaps forward might we expect in 2018?


SearchHealthIT January 4, 2018

CIO explains tech behind integrated healthcare systems and apps

BayHealth Development wanted integrated healthcare systems to provide a coherent experience for patients and physicians. The organization turned to the new Progress Health Cloud.


Channel Partners January 3, 2018

‘7 Minutes’ with Progress Software Strategic Partner Program Manager Richard Stone

We created a partner health score that allows partners to see the strength of their business relationship with Progress, based on specific criteria identified in our program portfolio. The program is very useful because a partner can quickly get a pulse on their positioning within the ecosystem.


IoT Now Transport December 27, 2017

Predicting the maintenance

It happens at the worst of times – late for a meeting, on the way to the rugby and even when you’re desperate for the bathroom. When your car breaks down, you can moan in retrospect, acknowledging the signs that it needed urgent maintenance. Thanks to technology, more specifically the evolution and application of cognitive learning, these frustrating occurrences will become a thing of the past.