Software developer shortage remains top challenge in 2023
Monday, May 22, 2023 by Richard Harris
Even amidst recent layoffs in the tech industry, recruiting developers with the right skills remains the top challenge for 2023, according to the new Reveal survey of 2,228 software developers and IT professionals released by Infragistics. More than a third of respondents (37.5%) indicated that they would continue to have trouble finding skilled developers in 2023 with ...
SaaS backup platform SaaSBACKUPSM lands from Asigra
Friday, March 17, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Asigra Inc has announced SaaSBACKUPSM, a powerful new SaaS-based backup platform designed to provide comprehensive backup and recovery capabilities to SaaS applications that include Salesforce, Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, and far beyond. Through innovative API connectivity, SaaSBACKUP is able to support a large macrocosm of SaaS applications with enterprise-class d...
Robots and app development predictions for 2023 from Mobot
Friday, January 13, 2023 by Richard Harris
Eden Full Goh from Mobot explains why mobile adoption is continuing to rise, how companies are increasingly becoming mobile-first, why QA is more critical than ever, what the role robotics is playing in relation to mobile app development, how companies can use plug-and-play to simplify tech stacks, and tons more.
Everyone is becoming a mobile-first company.
Headless web architecture will change the internet
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 by Richard Harris
With the rapid shift to a digital-first world brought on by the pandemic, the pressure put on companies to provide strong digital experiences has only accelerated - from the need for fast-loading, responsive websites and highly accurate personalization to providing consumers with a consistent and seamless experience across channels. Delivering on these demands can be ch...
Digital Transformation 2021 Predictions
Friday, January 8, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
The events of 2020 have caused many organizations to find flaws in their approach to digital transformation. In fact, of the more than 500 global executives recently surveyed by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, only 27% said they would rate their company’s digital transformation strategy as “very effective” both before and after the Covid-19 ...
Try to make web apps like native apps in 2021
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 by Freeman Lightner
Consumers will want to work seamlessly between desktop and mobile. We will continue to see an accelerated trend towards modifying web apps to exhibit mobile app-like functionality and bring rich desktop features to the phone.
Addressing system-switching fatigue
Businesses will seek more integrated solutions to reduce the number of portals users must log in to, whe...
Content management systems evolution
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 by Richard Harris
Recently, Perfect Sense, a product company with professional services founded 12 years ago, officially rebranded its company as Brightspot, the name of the flagship Content Business Platform.
Brightspot is emerging at a time when greater demand is requiring every business to become a content business. The Brightspot Content Business Platform was designed to replace t...
Zappar computer vision libraries now available as SDKs
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
"The release of Universal AR is...
Business solution built for Unity 3D
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 by Richard Harris
One of the greatest challenges faced by game-makers is balancing precious resources: it is the tension between creating what they and their players love, and the need to include complex business functionality. Launching today, Beamable is a new enterprise that enables game-makers to turn their products into scalable, sustainable businesses by incorporating best-of-class...
Neo4j the graph database
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 by Richard Harris
ADM: What is Neo4j?
Hunger: Neo4j is an open-source, native graph database that provides an ACID-compliant transactional backend for your applications. Initial development began in 2003, but it has been publicly available since 2007. Neo4j is referred to as a native graph database because it efficiently implements the property graph model down to the storage level. T...
SIIA CODiE Awards 2020 nominations are now open
Thursday, November 7, 2019 by Richard Harris
SIIA announced the nomination period for the 35th annual SIIA CODiE Awards. Applications, products and services and other related technologies for use by publishers, information service providers and consumers across the business technology industry are invited to apply between November 4 and January 17.
New categories in 2020
Each year SIIA stakeholders, inc...
Contentstack lands $31.5M in Series A funding
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by Freeman Lightner
Contentstack, the enterprise Digital Experience Platform, has announced $31.5 million in Series A funding led by Insight Partners with participation from existing backers Illuminate Ventures and GingerBread Capital. Teddie Wardi, Managing Director at Insight, will join Contentstack's Board of Managers. The capital will be used to scale ...
COBOL at 60
Thursday, September 12, 2019 by Richard Harris
Micro Focus commenced its COBOL60 activities, celebrating the continued relevance of information technology’s most enduring business language. Known for its innovation, portability, readability, and business-centricity, COBOL has continually expanded and adapted to support new technologies and business demands.
COBOL at 60
Created in 1959 as a U.S Department...
Zeroday vulnerability announced byMcAfee at Defcon
Monday, August 19, 2019 by Richard Harris
At DEFCON, McAfee has announced the discovery of a zero-day vulnerability in a commonly used Delta industrial control system.
The vulnerability found in the Delta enteliBUS Manager could allow malicious actors complete control of the operating system, enabling remote manipulation of access control systems, boiler rooms, temperature control for critical systems and mo...
Content management systems are getting old
Friday, February 15, 2019 by Richard Harris
As the role and value of content increase, many companies are finding that their existing content management systems just aren’t cutting it. That’s not surprising as legacy CMSes were built for page-based desktop publishing and are simply too rigid to be adapted for today’s dynamic digital demands. Indeed, maximizing the value of content depends on mov...
WordPress MarfeelPress plugin gives power to the publisher
Thursday, November 29, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Marfeel announced that it has launched MarfeelPress, their first all-in-one plugin that enables publishers of all sizes using the WordPress content management system (CMS) to enhance the mobile version of their content while boosting engagement and ad revenue. In the first stage of its official launch, Marfeel will be releasing the plugin to select publishers by invitat...
DevSecOps showcase by Sumo Logic unravels all their new changes
Monday, September 17, 2018 by Richard Harris
Sumo Logic announced a number of new solutions and enhancements to its platform to empower enterprises to "win in the analytics economy." These innovations, as well as those from DevSecOps ecosystem partners, will be showcased this week at Sumo Logic’s user conference, Illuminate, in Burlingame, Calif. Illuminate will gather over 600 experts in machine d...
Pair programming with two brains and one keyboard
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 by Richard Harris
Programming is usually not a team sport. I like my headphones, my lights a certain way, and my space! But pair programming is the software development technique in which two programmers work in tandem at one workstation - ugg, I know. While at first blush it would seem to be more time consuming, Roger Neel, CTO and Co-Founder, Mavenlink says it’s actually a much m...
Lightstreams wants to fix blockchain’s privacy problem
Friday, May 4, 2018 by Richard Harris
Lightstreams has announced the launch of its blockchain protocol that aims to fix the mounting privacy issues holding back mainstream adoption of the technology. At the moment, any information stored on a blockchain is clear to everyone on the network. Instead, Lightstreams’ blockchain protocol enables users to grant and revoke access to sensitive information or content...
Blockchain helps artists protect their work
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Po.et has announced the release of Frost, An open API and set of developer tools. Frost allows content publishers and developers to more easily register creative works on the blockchain. Using Frost, users can interact with the Po.et Network with a basic username and password login, instead of running a full Po.et node. This API will enable new integrations and decentra...
Business messaging engagement platform released by 3Cinteractive
Monday, February 12, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
3Cinteractive (3C) has announced their A2P Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging engagement platform. This platform is an extension of 3C’s existing mobile engagement platform, enabling brands to orchestrate and deliver A2P messaging created by RCS capabilities.3C’s platform enables users to build comprehensive RCS workflows that leverage new feature-rich function...
Neural network SDK has been announced by Imagination
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by Richard Harris
Imagination Technologies announced their PowerVR CLDNN SDK for developing neural network applications on PowerVR GPUs. The neural network SDK makes it easy for developers to create Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) using PowerVR hardware. Both an API and SDK are included, as well as an image for flashing on to an Acer Chromebook R13 for hardware development.Imaginati...
MFiles explains intelligent information management
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 by Richard Harris
M-Files Corporation has announced M-Files 2018, a new product release that represents a step forward in how businesses manage information. M-Files 2018 and the new Intelligent Metadata Layer provide a unified interface that enables users to quickly access documents and other information regardless of the system in which they are stored. In addition, AI in M-Files 2018 e...
Bringing Node.js and Drupal together
Monday, October 2, 2017 by Richard Harris
The HBO hack reveals how vulnerable data is to black hats
Thursday, August 31, 2017 by Richard Harris
The HBO hack is the latest in a string of high-profile hacks over the last two years (Dropbox, Yahoo!, UK Ministry of Health) where a handful of vulnerable servers were compromised and used to take down and steal information. Studies have shown the next year represent a turning point in the digitization of enterprise content. A recent Forrester study commissioned by Alf...
Box Elements for developers powers content experiences in their apps
Friday, July 14, 2017 by Richard Harris
Box, Inc., a cloud content management company, has introduced Box Elements, a new set of tools for businesses of all sizes to bring their content experience into any application built with their Platform. The first set of tools, UI Elements, is generally available and includes four pre-built, customizable components of their user interface. The company also announced th...
Accellion and PacketZoom form a development partnership
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
As enterprise content continues to increase in size, spurred in part by the emergence of richer content types including high resolution images and video, a growing mobile workforce will place demands on file sharing applications to deliver content quickly. Documents, spreadsheets, presentations, images, videos and other file formats can range from several megabytes to g...
Oracle releases their API Platform Cloud Service
Monday, May 15, 2017 by Richard Harris
Oracle is expanding their Cloud Platform’s integration offerings with the availability of their API Platform Cloud Service. Bringing together API-first design and governance capabilities from recently acquired Apiary and API management from Oracle, the new cloud service delivers end-to-end capabilities for designing, prototyping, documenting, testing, and managing the p...
Mobile marketing trends report from MobileBridge: First edition
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by Richard Harris
Following the biggest year ever for consumer activity via the mobile channel, an underwhelming number of exec level marketers understand the necessity of keeping pace with the rapidly evolving consumer preferences for mobile engagement, according to MobileBridge’s first edition of its Mobile Marketing Trends Report. “The fluidity and omnipresent change in the way c...
HTML to PDF gets even easier with PhantomPDF 8.2
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by Richard Harris
Foxit Software has announced the availability of PhantomPDF 8.2, an enterprise-ready PDF solution offering powerful new collaboration, sharing and self-help tools.PhantomPDF, which replaces more expensive and less innovative solutions in the enterprise, also comes with ConnectedPDF technology, providing a range of cloud-delivered capabilities to improve document se...
Built.io unveils substantial changes to Contentstack
Monday, November 28, 2016 by Richard Harris
Built.io Contentstack's new features include a complete refactoring and optimization of the underlying database, resulting in major performance improvements to the core content management engine. In addition, the headless CMS now offers turnkey integration with a Content Delivery Network (CDN). The CDN is directly integrated with Built.io Contentstack's Content API...
SOTI MobiControl 13.2 Ships to help enterprises manage devices
Monday, October 17, 2016 by Richard Harris
SOTI Inc. announced the availability of SOTI MobiControl 13.2. MobiControl provides mobility management across all endpoints, seamlessly managing mobile devices, connected peripherals, applications, content, and security from within a single management console.Version 13.2 of SOTI’s flagship product, is now improved with a variety of powerful new features, includin...
Axway's Secure Email and File Sharing Solution Now Available on Microsoft Azure Marketplace
Monday, July 11, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
Axway has announced that its secure email and file sharing solution, Axway MailGate Secure Collaboration (SC), is now available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace providing the ability to control cloud-based, hybrid, or on-premises email and file-sharing. The content management capability of Axway MailGate SC allows high-security access to critical data v...
Portworx Releases PXEnterprise Platform for ContainerDefined Storage in Production Environments
Friday, June 24, 2016 by Richard Harris
Portworx has released the PX-Enterprise platform offering a purpose-built, enterprise-class storage container-defined storage for containers used in production environments. The company says that by using PX-Enterprise, companies can cut the cost of traditional storage arrays and virtual machines by up to 70 percent. Portworx reports early success with application ...
IT Governance of Sensitive Files on Corporate and BYOD Mobile Devices
Monday, June 20, 2016 by Jeff Steuart
Mobile content has brought new agility and efficiency to just about every enterprise. "Mobile communication and collaboration is accelerating and improving enterprise productivity and growth like no other universal technology since the dawn of the Web 25 years ago,” says Josh Bohls, Founder, Inkscreen. But these advantages come at a cost.Says Bohls, “Ask any o...