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OpenEdge Analytics360 -- Embedded Business Intelligence

In today’s digital business landscape, data exists everywhere. Managing this wealth of data and integrating it into a workable intelligent solution is what business intelligence (BI) and data warehousing is all about. However, many companies don’t even know how to begin taking advantage of this critical business opportunity.

Enter Progress® OpenEdge® Analytics360TM and the OpenEdge BI Blueprint. 

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Protecting Applications in a Challenging Environment

OpenEdge: Protecting Applications in a Challenging Environment

Each new Progress OpenEdge release makes significant strides to proactively secure your applications against emerging threats. The next release, OpenEdge 11.7 due in 2017, will help customers and partners to strengthen security of business applications. With new security issues evolving all the time, staying current is one of the most effective ways to avoid putting yourself at risk for hidden vulnerabilities. This whitepaper focuses on how to enhance your application to secure running business OpenEdge applications.  

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Authorized Data Truncation

Authorized Data Truncation

Data that extends beyond its SQL width definition can cause query failures and limit the ability to obtain complete result sets. As a continuation of our efforts to deliver extensive SQL enhancements to Progress® OpenEdge® 11, customers will now find two new features to help better manage issues that may arise due to SQL width.  This technical whitepaper shares how to deal with SQL Width in the Progress OpenEdge RDBMS through Authentication Data Truncation (ADT).

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Autonomous Schema Update

Data that extends beyond its SQL width definition can cause query failures and limit the ability to obtain complete result sets. As a continuation of our efforts to deliver extensive SQL enhancements to Progress® OpenEdge® 11, customers will now find two new features to help better manage issues that may arise due to SQL width.  Read this technical whitepaper, Dealing with SQL Width in the Progress OpenEdge RDBMS: Autonomous Schema Update (ASU)
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Progress OpenEdge Dynamics: Application Modernization

Progress® OpenEdge® Dynamics, launched in the beginning of the new millennium, is an application productivity framework that enabled OpenEdge partners and customers to rapidly build applications by storing UI definitions in a repository. Over the past decade, OpenEdge customers have built many Dynamics-based enterprise applications that continue to be productive. What follows is guidance for these partners and customers on how to best utilize the current set of Progress technologies to keep their application fully operational, while evolving it to meet new market expectations.
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Whitepaper: Data Modernization

Many legacy systems simply can’t support the new information-powered economy. They need to be modernized. How do you make the data available until the future environment is ready?

In this whitepaper, David Loshin, recognized thought leader in all things data, explains how to balance new technology acquisition with bridging technologies for data connectivity to extend the life of legacy systems as replacement applications are adopted.

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Master Regulatory Compliance With Business Rules Management

Master Regulatory Compliance With Business Rules Management

Regulatory compliance is currently one of the most costly challenges faced by financial institutions. Specifically, they must satisfy a proliferation of quickly evolving regulatory specifications or face large fines, loss of reputation or even a liquidity crisis. Regulatory systems are a great burden on an organization’s architecture and employees, are expensive to support and are constantly changing; organizations must not only comply with legislation but to be able to prove they do. 
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Enterprise Data Connectivity: Build vs Buy?

Data is at the crux of all your major business decisions, which means data integration matters now more than ever before. Wherever your data exists—in the cloud, on-premises behind a firewall or some combination of both—you need to deliver real-time integration with enterprise applications. But do you buy connectivity or build a custom solution?

Download this whitepaper and learn about the obstacles and advantages of each approach.

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Progress OpenEdge 11.6: It's All About Apptitude

Progress® OpenEdge® 11.6 advances your technology and business. When you can build and protect beautiful, modern, high-performing business apps that users need—and want—productivity and satisfaction improve and opportunities multiply. With the latest version of OpenEdge you can boost WebSpeed with Progress Application Server for OpenEdge, strengthen security to minimize risk, create custom installs and increase efficiencies, and mobilize OpenEdge applications.  

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PAS for OpenEdge: Tuning Guide

Progress Application Server for OpenEdge: Tuning Guide

In this technical whitepaper you'll find best practice guidance for tuning the Progress Application Server (PAS) for OpenEdge. It provides relevant architectural information, description of the configuration controls to be used, and recommendations of how to achieve optimal performance for your OpenEdge ABL application. 
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The Future of Application Development

The OpenEdge Developers Kit: Classroom Edition is a new application development toolkit, designed for aspiring developers eager to make an impact through business-critical applications. The Classroom Edition expands students’ knowledge of those applications, while introducing them to our easy-to-learn, easy-to-use, rapid and robust development platform.
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CreatingWorldsLeadingBusApps

Creating the World's Leading Business Applications

Progress® OpenEdge® gives developers the ability to build and protect beautiful applications and deploy across any platform and mobile device—on-premise, cloud, or hybrid. With OpenEdge technology and services, organizations can readily extend transaction-oriented systems into ad hoc applications that capitalize on technology trends and deliver transformative business results, opening new markets and optimizing profits. As one of the leading and most cost-effective rapid application development platforms, it is architected to help businesses meet the demands of the digital age.
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Power of Mobile for Digital Transformation

Power of Mobile for Digital Transformation

Visionary CIOs and CTOs today are actively thinking about digitally transforming their businesses. Mobility is a key cornerstone of digital strategy execution. Several organizations have used enterprise mobility to turn around business success metrics such as customer engagement, supply chain negotiation, sales, cost and revenue. This white paper demonstrates how mobility can be used for solving real business problems.

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Seizing the SaaS Opportunity

Seizing the SaaS Opportunity: Getting Started Guide

While IT budgets continue to decrease, the demand for innovation and complex systems is increasing, and, as such, the cloud has become a major component of delivering business transformation. This comprehensive guide provides an overview of the market drivers elevating the need for application providers to provide a Software-as-a-Service offering as well as business model considerations, pricing models and Progress partner enablement programs to help you get started. 
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Progress OpenEdge SQL: Core SQL:11 Compliance

Progress OpenEdge SQL Compliance to Core SQL:2011

The SQL standards provide value to application and tooling developers, as well as end users, by defining the common, agreed on form and meaning of SQL for interacting with relational databases. This detailed technical white paper provides an at-a-glance view of how OpenEdge SQL, since the release of OpenEdge 11.5, is largely compliant with Core SQL:2011.  
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Progress OpenEdge: Frost and Sullivan Award

Progress OpenEdge awarded the 2016 North American Enterprise Application Development Platform for Manufacturing Customer Value Leadership.
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Critical Capabilities for Data Integration Tools

Gartner Report: Critical Capabilities of Data Integration Tools

When selecting a data integration vendor, you need to understand their core strengths and enabling technologies.

This complimentary report from industry-watcher Gartner shares a wide range of industry scenarios that rely on key data delivery capabilities for their success.

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IDC Report: The Future of Business Analytics

This sharp, visual IDC report delivers a concise view of business analytics software trends, including recent market developments around cloud-based and self-service software. The impact of cognitive computing solutions and disruption around data warehousing are explored along with long-term predictions:

  • Emerging industry trends
  • Buyer needs
  • Competitive assessment
  • Long-term market opportunities

This report is ideal for business executives, technical product managers and marketing intelligence professionals who want to understand how to thrive in the business analytics market and gain competitive advantage.

Companies featured include Teradata, IBM, Oracle, Microsoft and more.

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Roundtable TSMS

Roundtable TSMS

Progress Technical Alliance Partner, Roundtable Software, helps you to control the costs of developing and maintaining your application with software configuration management for Progress OpenEdge with the latest version of Roundtable TSMS.   
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Single Sign-On With DataDirect JDBC Drivers for Integrated Authentication

Information security has become an increasingly visible and important topic to companies. Driven by a number of highly publicized security breaches and episodes of financial malfeasance, organizations are under pressure to implement the business processes and technical infrastructure necessary to protect their information assets. Many of these business applications leverage JDBC driver technology for connectivity to the database. In order to protect information assets, each component of the application infrastructure must be secure; otherwise, the information asset may be compromised. This document explains the role that a JDBC driver plays in a secure solution and explains how DataDirect Technologies is taking a leadership role in ensuring secure database access through JDBC.
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