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SendBird-chat-platform-for-developers-adds-$50M-to-their-raise

SendBird chat platform for developers adds $50M to their raise


Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by

SendBird has announced that it has raised an additional $50 million, bringing its total Series B funding round to $102 million. The company extended the round in order to meet the rapidly growing global demand for in-app user-to-user messaging. Tiger Global Management led the extension, with significant participation from the initial Series B lead, ICONIQ Capital. ...


JavaScript-based-low-code-platform-emerges-from-Progress

JavaScript based low code platform emerges from Progress


Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by

Progress has revealed its strategy and approach for enabling high productivity application development. As part of this strategy, Progress announced the latest release of the Progress Kinvey platform, delivering a combination of high productivity, full developer control over the app experience, and operational efficiency for modern workloads with dynamic scale. As bu...


SendBird-raises-$52M

SendBird raises $52M


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by

SendBird announced the closing of a $52 million series B round of fundraising led by ICONIQ Capital and joined by existing investors, Shasta Ventures, August Capital, Y Combinator, and Funders Club. SendBird will use the funding to rapidly scale the company to fully address today’s $4.2 billion service addressable market for user-to-user messaging services. SendBi...


RAD-definition-is-changing

RAD definition is changing


Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by

RAD platforms started out as tools for citizen developers without substantial technical knowledge of coding, who could use intuitive “out of the box” features to create applications suited for simple departmental and experimental needs. While these early RAD platforms (not this "rad") brought basic coding capabilities to the masses, the application...


ZF-Group-automotive-manufacturing-to-use-Vizru

ZF Group automotive manufacturing to use Vizru's no-code platform


Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by

Vizru says that ZF Group has signed a multi-year contract to enable a digital transformation across ZF’s global enterprise. ZF will use Vizru’s no-code Autonomous Application Development and Digital Decisioning Platform to implement a series of artificial intelligence (AI) driven systems for next-gen process automation. ZF selected Vizru for this ambitious m...


Skuid-joins-MuleSoft-to-help-enterprises-create-better-apps

Skuid joins MuleSoft to help enterprises create better apps


Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by

Skuid, a no-code cloud application platform, announced it has joined the MuleSoft Technology Partner Program so enterprises can create even better business applications. With Skuid and MuleSoft, customers can deliver highly usable business applications that unlock customer’s data across the enterprise and enhance user experiences to drive business productivity all...


Finding-bugs-in-code-through-better-QA

Finding bugs in code through better QA


Monday, January 7, 2019 by

Let’s face it, smartphone apps have raised the bar for all of us. Ever since Apple released the first iPhone a little over a decade ago, there’s been a huge emphasis on creating software that is clean, elegant and easy to use. Consumer apps and websites have created much higher expectations for all software, and these days even business applications are expe...


No-code-vs-Low-code:-Which-is-right-for-you

No-code vs Low-code: Which is right for you


Tuesday, October 30, 2018 by

The market for low-code and no-code application development platforms is growing rapidly and becoming more popular with organizations - both very large and small and across nearly every industry - which are finding the ease of use, flexibility, workflow features, and data integration capabilities indispensable. In other words, traditional software applications...


IBM-is-buying-Red-Hat:-What-they-want-you-to-know

IBM is buying Red Hat: What they want you to know


Monday, October 29, 2018 by

IBM announced plans to acquire Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source technology for approximately $34B.  According to Mergermarket data, this is the second-largest computer software deal ever recorded globally, which dates back to 1998. As IBM’s most significant acquisition, and the most significant tech acquisition of 201...


Simplifying-digital-transformation-with-VANTIQ-Modelo-3.0

Simplifying digital transformation with VANTIQ Modelo 3.0


Friday, October 12, 2018 by

VANTIQ announced new capabilities in its VANTIQ Modelo application development platform that help companies gain maximum value from their event-driven, real-time business application initiatives that span from cloud to edge. VANTIQ Modelo 3.0 users can quickly build and deploy cloud-to-edge business applications that deliver improved business agility. "Digi...


Build-communications-apps-with-less-coding-thanks-to-PHLO

Build communications apps with less coding thanks to PHLO


Tuesday, August 21, 2018 by

Plivo announces the immediate availability of PHLO, a new way for developers to rapidly build and embed communications into their applications. PHLO, available via the Plivo platform, allows developers to visually integrate voice and SMS into apps in minutes, eliminating the need to constantly refer to documentation and reducing the number of coding lines and integratio...


Open-Source-ABL-code-release-with-Spark-Toolkit

Open Source ABL code release with Spark Toolkit


Tuesday, August 21, 2018 by

Progress has announced the release of Progress Spark Toolkit, a set of open source Advanced Business Language (ABL) code and recommended best-practices to enable organizations to evolve existing applications and extend their capabilities to meet market demands. “It has also enabled us to contribute to, and impact, the efforts of other Progress customers and par...


AIOps-platform-by-FixStream-available-on-Oracle-Cloud-Marketplace

AIOps platform by FixStream available on Oracle Cloud Marketplace


Tuesday, July 10, 2018 by

FixStream announced that its AIOps platform is now available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace offering added value to Oracle Cloud application customers. The FixStream AIOps Platform offers a visual Artificial Intelligence platform to predict business issues across hybrid IT by providing correlation, machine learning, and visualization for an Oracle environment deployed ...


PHP-support-reaches-Instana-microservice-monitoring

PHP support reaches Instana microservice monitoring


Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by

Instana announced functional enhancements around code-level visibility and monitoring that help make it easier for DevOps to monitor microservice applications. The enhancements include automatic instrumentation for applications written in PHP. The company also announced the addition of REST API support to its Python Monitoring capabilities. “With polyglot micro...


Supporting-citizen-developers-to-speed-digital-transformation

Supporting citizen developers to speed digital transformation


Thursday, May 10, 2018 by

More than just a buzz word, companies across the globe are embracing digital transformation to create more efficient organizations not tied to traditional software applications and to forgo the messy paper trail. Digital transformation is dependent on many factors, but in particular, cloud-based technology is largely responsible for fueling the change. Simply put, overt...


K2-Five-launches-to-help-business-app-development-become-simpler

K2 Five launches to help business app development become simpler


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 by

K2 has announced new features and functionality focused on enabling a simpler way for non-technical resources to build business applications on the K2 platform. Additionally, all features that have been released to K2 Cloud since launch last year, have been released in an updated version of K2 Five. Many businesses are facing the task of doing more, with less resources....


Move-data-between-the-cloud-and-edge-with-Couchbase-Mobile-2.0

Move data between the cloud and edge with Couchbase Mobile 2.0


Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by

Couchbase, Inc. has announced the latest advancement in mobile data management with Couchbase Mobile 2.0. The latest release offers enterprise developers SQL queries, Full-Text Search, synchronization, and end-to-end security among other features to easily mobilize business applications to create better customer experiences and a more effective workforce. Companies acro...


Low-code-and-no-code-app-development-benefits

Low code and no code app development benefits


Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by

No-code and low-code platforms serve development projects in a myriad of different ways. It’s all about assessing a business user's ability and the problem at hand to determine the best approach for the job.That's why we had a chat with John Carione, Product Marketing strategy at Quick Base to learn more about No-code and Low-Code application development.ADM: We've hear...


Solving-the-challenges-of-database-DevOps

Solving the challenges of database DevOps


Monday, October 16, 2017 by

As companies look to the promises of DevOps to improve their applications' quality and delivery, obstacles still exist with relational databases that hinder adoption of this collaborative process. In this interview, Perry Krug, Principal Architect of Strategic Accounts at Couchbase, shares insight into why relational database management systems impede database DevOps, a...


Progress-talks-Kendo-UI-Builder-v2

Progress talks Kendo UI Builder v2


Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by

Not all companies are building applications from scratch today, so businesses must take into consideration the investments made in web applications in the past and leverage it as cost-effectively and efficiently as possible.We talked with Tanya O’Connor, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Progress OpenEdge, to learn more about how their new Kendo UI Builder 2.0 wants to ...


FileMaker-not-for-dummies

FileMaker not for dummies


Thursday, September 21, 2017 by

Organizations large and small are looking for cost-effective alternatives that will provide the agility and productivity they need on the path to digitization. Hence the growing popularity of low-code and no-code development platforms. As more vendors come to market with these platforms, it can be tempting to dismiss these as "dumbed down" or amateur app development. Th...


On-the-origin-of-applications:-From-monolith-to-microservices

On the origin of applications: From monolith to microservices


Monday, July 31, 2017 by

Computing and biology are often seen as existing on two separate planes: computing relies on order of operations and algorithms, while biology functions on organ systems and bodily processes (although, bio-computing is closing this gap). As different as they may seem, they hold a striking similarity in that they are both governed by natural selection - or in the case of...


SoftNAS-gets-a-speed-bump-and-lower-costs

SoftNAS gets a speed bump and lower costs


Thursday, July 20, 2017 by

SoftNAS released their newest release of Cloud NAS with up to 400 percent faster cloud object storage performance. Now customers can replace expensive, aging hardware-based storage and on-premises NAS, SAN and file servers with limitless, durable and available cloud object storage. Common use cases now possible in the cloud with the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) include...


Becoming-a-citizen-developer

Becoming a citizen developer


Thursday, April 6, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Oren Ariel, CTO and Cofounder, CaprizaThe latest numbers show that the Personal Computer market shrank another 6% in 2016, the third consecutive year of slowing sales. Smartphone sales continued to grow, and internet traffic from mobile devices actually exceeded traffic from PCs for the first time in October of 2016. Mobile is the new e...


Digital-transformation-will-create-jobs-not-kill-them

Digital transformation will create jobs not kill them


Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by

When it comes to organizational impact, IT companies may be expecting to add jobs (including mobile app developers) over the next three to five years due to new projects (72 percent) and new technologies (69 percent) for digital transformation, according to a YouGov survey commissioned by Appian. Even more, 77 percent of IT leaders report digital transformation is a job...


Bringing-IT-together:-the-ManageEngine-Zoho-relationship

Bringing IT together: the ManageEngine-Zoho relationship


Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by

ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, has announced its strategy for advancing the state of IT management and aligning IT with business objectives. Parent company Zoho Corporation plays a key role in the plans as ManageEngine will integrate their cloud-based business apps with the industry’s broadest suite of IT management software. ManageEngine will contin...


Veracode-sells-to-CA-Technologies-for-$614M

Veracode sells to CA Technologies for $614M


Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by

CA Technologies announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Veracode, a company that is securing web, mobile and third-party applications across the software development lifecycle, for approximately $614 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of fiscal year 2018, and is subject to customary closing conditions, including ...


Oracle-chats-about-the-new-data-integrator-cloud-service

Oracle chats about the new data integrator cloud service


Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by

On February 13, Oracle unveiled Oracle Data Integrator Cloud Service, Oracle’s new data integration cloud service aimed at simplifying and accelerating cross-enterprise data integration to support real-time analytics and help organizations drive better business decisions. With the increasing need for the enterprise to be effective and agile, organizations need seamless ...


How-citizen-developers-pose-risks-for-data-integrity

How citizen developers pose risks for data integrity


Tuesday, February 7, 2017 by

In new survey of over 500 IT Decision Makers, 75 percent believe an enterprise low-code platform is the solution to harness the energy of citizen application developers, while mitigating risks In a new YouGov survey commissioned by Appian, large IT companies state that citizen developers pose risks for data integrity (73% of respondents), security (69% of responden...


OutSystems-says-low-code-is-bigger-than-ever

OutSystems says low-code is bigger than ever


Monday, January 30, 2017 by

OutSystems has announced that it has begun 2017 with record growth, which they think is reflective of thriving new area of technology, low-code technology. With companies increasingly looking for faster, more efficient ways to build enterprise applications, demand for the low-code development platforms has soared, leading to considerable expansion across many low-code b...


Enterprise-mobile-demand-will-outstrip-IT

Enterprise mobile demand will outstrip IT's capacity to deliver in 2017


Monday, December 26, 2016 by

Editors note: 2017 predictions from Yuval Scarlat, CEO and Co-Founder, CaprizaA shortage of mobile developers and designers spawns a wave of mobile “citizen developers.” Demand for enterprise mobile apps continues to surge, and analyst firms like Gartner have predicted that enterprise mobile demand will outstrip IT’s capacity to deliver by a factor of 5 through 2018. Mo...


More-data-will-be-created-in-2017-than-the-previous-5,000-years-of-humanity-

More data will be created in 2017 than the previous 5,000 years of humanity


Friday, December 23, 2016 by

Editors note: Predictions sent in from Sencha's CEO Art Landro In 2015, Art predicted that in 2016 the explosion of data would drastically transform the technology landscape, requiring organizations to visualize all incoming data from IoT devices for rapid decision making and insight into competitiveness and viability. He believes data will remain a key...


Creating-a-delegated-development-program-using-low-code-software

Creating a delegated development program using low code software


Monday, November 21, 2016 by

How often does someone from HR, finance, marketing or another business unit come to you with a request to develop a new business application? There’s an ever-growing collection of these open requests that you just can’t find the time to develop. Fortunately, instead of being a roadblock to these requests, you can leverage cloud-based low-code dev...


Survey-reveals-enterprises-gamble-on-customer-satisfaction

Survey reveals enterprises gamble on customer satisfaction


Sunday, October 30, 2016 by

VoltDB has announced the results of a new survey examining the attitudes, perceptions and realities of transactional data consistency for enterprise leaders and developers. The survey, conducted by independent panel research firm Research Now, uncovers the state of transactional consistency in the enterprise and which customer experience compromises organizations are wi...


The-growing-gap-between-the-speed-of-business-and-the-pace-of-software-development

The growing gap between the speed of business and the pace of software development


Monday, October 17, 2016 by

The rapid pace of business today is only increasing, which means companies need quick access to effective, flexible and scalable technology in order to succeed. IT organizations are simply struggling to keep up with this growing demand for business applications, which can’t be developed fast enough, updated often enough, or maintained well enough. It’s a com...