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Infographic: Top 10 Data Management Challenges--Solved

With more users needing more access to data, and more applications being deployed in the cloud supporting mobile, web, IoT and more --meaning more concurrent database connections -- database management is now more challenging than ever. OpenEdge has you covered. Read this infographic to learn more. 
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2018 Data Connectivity Annual Report 2018

2018 Data Connectivity Annual Report

Research on the latest trends and challenges in database technologies.

The 2018 report benchmarks how organizations are handling the rapidly changing landscape of disruptive data sources, takes an in-depth look at where organizations are on their data connectivity journey and uncovers the challenges they face.

Key findings include:

  • NoSQL adoption increased from 57% to 68% and big data from 61% to 68%
  • 44% are challenged with integrating cloud data with on-premises data
  • Tableau (22%), Power BI (18%) and Qlik (16%) are leading the data visualization market
  • Rapid cloud adoption is driving the need for real-time hybrid connectivity
  • Businesses are opening analytics to address the increased demand for data visualization and complex analytics

And much more…

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Field Services Apps and the Data Management Elephant

For field service agents, delivering exceptional customer outcomes requires a connected app experience. Having a digital field work force is no longer a competitive advantage, but a requirement.

Progress Kinvey is a high productivity cloud platform that enables enterprises to tackle all three major roadblocks in app development: mobility, data management and development speed. Download this whitepaper to learn how Kinvey enables you to:

  • Accelerate the development of new apps or features to keep up with user demand
  • Build field apps with rich offline capabilities and synchronization with enterprise systems
  • Access data from any enterprise system/data source at sub-second speed
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Frost and Sullivan 2018 Best Practices Award

We are proud to announce that Progress received the 2018 Adaptive, Cognitive, and Connected Customer Value Leadership Award at the Frost & Sullivan 2018 Best Practices Awards. Here is the full report from Frost & Sullivan on their best practices research, and what led them to Progress.
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Quick Start: Progress Application Server for OpenEdge

Migration from the Classic OpenEdge Application Server to PAS for OpenEdge can be more involved than simply moving the ABL code base and database configurations.  PAS for OpenEdge is based on a server platform that is entirely different from the Classic OpenEdge AppServer.  This guide includes resources from Progress Consulting Services, Education Services, Self-Help Training, and How-To Guides to help get you up and running fast.
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Choosing the Right Digital Experience Platform to Improve Business Outcomes

A great digital experience is no longer a competitive differentiator—it’s a must for doing business. Poor experiences quickly result in dissatisfied customers and lost prospects. For many enterprises, delivering a multichannel digital experience can be a daunting task—but it doesn’t have to be with the right technology.
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How Industrial IoT is Influenced by Anomaly Detection & Prediction

The biggest problem facing businesses in today’s myopia is that only 20 percent of all problems or anomalies that occur are predicted and understood beforehand. This means that around 80 percent of the problems businesses face are unpredicted, and the business is not prepared to handle them because of below-par anomaly detection. Traditional methods of anomaly detection are not getting the job done. 

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The New Mobile Development Landscape

Mobile development is still a young field. At first, there weren’t many options for building apps. Now, there are hundreds of different frameworks and platforms—and nobody knows which are great and which are worthless. You need to be smart as you choose your framework. That’s why we’ve created this eBook—to help you make smarter choices about how you build modern mobile apps. This eBook covers:

  • The modern mobile development landscape
  • Making the transition between different frameworks or platforms
  • Testing your mobile apps
  • Building a backend for your mobile app
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The Sitefinity Platform

Sitefinity Platform Overview Brochure

As a marketing leader, you’re under pressure to execute successful digital marketing programs that accelerate business growth. The Progress Sitefinity platform empowers you to fuel predictable business growth by engaging customers in targeted, personalized experiences across multiple channels. Download this brochure to get an overview of the Sitefinity platform.
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Sitefinity Security and Best Practices

Many large organizations rely on Sitefinity for delivering their web presence - from government agencies, financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies to various businesses all over the world. Security is one of the aspects that no organization can compromise with. This whitepaper reviews the most common threats that organizations face today, what Sitefinity is doing to prevent them, and what extra steps are available in order to make your environment more secure.
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7 Reasons to Choose Sitefinity

7 Reasons to Choose Sitefinity

Sitefinity is about achieving your web strategy. It is a web content management platform that is smart, naturally easy, and infinitely powerful. Read seven reasons why to choose Sitefinity.
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The Ultimate Guide to Multisite Management

The Ultimate Guide to Multisite Management

 In the “Ultimate Guide for Multisite Management” we provide tips and guidance about  how:

  • Companies of all types benefit from multisite management
  • Multisite management reduces costs, improves process and ensures consistency
  • Proper set-up of multisite management can yield best results
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Data-Driven Marketing eBook

Data-Driven Marketing eBook

Decisions are an important part of any business. Make the right ones and you’ll flourish; make the wrong ones, and you’ll likely get a call from the corner office. So how do make good decisions? Use data.

This Data-Driven Marketing e-Book will help you make sense of it all by explaining:

  • Why data-driven marketing is needed
  • How to use data to drive growth
  • Which metrics can be used to optimize customer engagement
  • What steps are needed to adopt a data-driven approach
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Activate Analytics to Optimize the Digital Customer Experience

In this report, Gleanster dives deep into the subject of how machine learning can activate analytics, improving both the customer experience and the marketing result.  In the report Activate Analytics to Optimize the Customer Experience, Gleanster covers how:

  • Top performing organizations are five times more likely to have used machine learning
  • Connecting all customer data in a single place enables complex, full-view analytics
  • Understanding the complete customer journey can predict and improve marketing impact on business results
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CMS Evaluation Guide

CMS Evaluation Guide

Selecting a content management system (CMS) isn’t only about the capabilities of the systems you’re reviewing—it’s about your needs, as well. The CMS Evaluation Guide includes the tools you and your evaluation team need to:

  • Discover the broad set of CMS capabilities available in modern Content Management Systems
  • Devise a CMS checklist to drive consistency in your teams’ research
  • Create a CMS RFP tailored to your specific needs

This checklist will help you structure a comprehensive CMS evaluation quickly, to help you find the right solution for your organization.

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Sitefinity Development Framework Overview

The Progress Sitefinity CMS provides a development framework to give developers the foundation to hit the ground running, and the freedom to work using modern technology. Download this paper to learn more.
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The Ultimate Guide to Website Personalization

The Ultimate Guide to Website Personalization

There is a new Gold Rush going on right now and the gold of the 21st century is data. But, is data really treated as an asset? How can you make the most of it, fast?

There are many ways to put your company’s data to work and by far, personalization is one of the most exciting and effective. Just look at online giants such as Google, Netflix or Amazon, and you’ll find living proof that data is a resource that helps build a digital empire.

Download our extensive 30-page guide to get a step ahead of the competition, armed with strategies for an optimized, ever-improving plan to drive bottom-line impact using personalization.

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Digital Marketing Maturity Evaluation Guide

Digital Marketing Maturity Evaluation Guide

Digital Marketing is, by its very nature, technology driven. It requires organizations to implement technology platforms and use them effectively in an integrated fashion. That is the road to Digital Marketing Maturity.

The Digital Marketing Maturity Evaluation Guide helps organizations measure where they are on the path from a single silo of automation, to a complete and integrated platform. This eight-stage model enables organizations to rate their usage of digital marketing technology using yes/no questions and a simple point system. Questions are targeted toward marketers familiar with the systems, data and processes that drive digital marketing. Their final score will enable them to see if they are beginner, intermediate or advanced digital marketers.

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Digital Marketing Maturity: The Results Are In

Digital Marketing Maturity: The Results Are In

The Progress Digital Marketing Maturity Guide helps organizations determine the level of sophistication within their digital marketing operations. Using this guide, Progress worked with Dimensional Research to conduct a global survey of 700 marketing professionals gauging the level of digital marketing maturity across various verticals and company sizes. You can use these findings to benchmark your organization against other groups.

Important survey findings include:

  • 80% of organizations require manual processes to get their systems to work properly
  • 87% of organizations are using big data and analytics to drive conversions
  • 69% of respondents stated their analytics solution is fully integrated, and they can see data in one place
  • The 700 respondents ranked as Intermediate on the digital marketing maturity scale as defined in the Digital Marketing Maturity Guide

Download the whitepaper, “Digital Marketing Maturity: The Results Are In” to see how you compare with other digital marketing groups and identify areas you can improve.

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Sitefinity DEC Getting Started Guide

Sitefinity DEC Getting Started Guide

In the modern digital world, customers interact with your company through a growing number of channels, each typically accumulating customer data in a disparate system. No matter what channel they choose, customers expect a personalized, seamless and continuous experience regardless if they are moving from their phone to tablet to laptop. Progress® Sitefinity™ Digital Experience Cloud (DEC) helps you profile and understand your audience and the customer journey, so that you create impactful personalized content to achieve your desired business outcomes.
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