15 Jul Progress Rollbase Now Available for AWS Users

Are you an Amazon Web Services (AWS) user? If so, you might know that yesterday, Amazon launched new annual software subscription prices on AWS Marketplace. On the heels of this release and with just as much excitement, Progress announced that the rapid application development pillar of the Progress Pacific Platform, Progress Rollbase, is now available…

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08 Jul Business Rules Management, A Game-Changer For The Affordable Care Act

With the Affordable Care Act, new regulations have gone into effect to provide government funded health benefits as well as more affordable private health insurance. This has created a major shift in the way Health and Human Services Departments on the state level determine eligibility, and as a result they are using cutting edge business…

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07 Jul Next-Generation Usability for Next-Generation Users

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The consumer market is driving today’s most innovative breakthroughs in user experience and the shift is having a profound effect on the enterprise, radically altering customer and employee expectations. Customers now expect their experiences with technology to mirror their personal lives. Are you skeptical about whether or not your customers find your apps easy to use?…

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02 Jul Cloud World Forum 2014 Wrap Up

The week before last, I made the journey from the West Coast to attend the 2014 Cloud World Forum and Enterprise Apps World event at The Olympia National, London. Progress sponsored the Hackathon at the event, gave two presentations, participated in four panel discussions, met with hundreds of attendees and heard the buzz on the…

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01 Jul The Future of PaaS is Open, But Vendors Need To Focus

One could write a novel on the future of PaaS, and recent survey data has pointed to some areas where we are likely to see drastic movements in the near term. But, there were a few articles that appeared recently, highlighting some key areas of interest related to PaaS. David Linthicum’s article, “What does PaaS really mean?…

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30 Jun Progress Book Club: Business Models for the Social Mobile Cloud

This month’s featured book is Business Models for the Social Mobile Cloud, by Ted Shelton. Social networking, mobile phones and the cloud are changing the way we do business today. They are joining forces with the physical world and transforming how we live day to day, and how we do business. Smartphones have become the…

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30 Jun PaaSing the Ball to Our Customers: Brixxs

“PaaSing the Ball to our Customers” is a new blog series by you and for you. There can’t be a better time to PaaS the ball to our customers than while we are mid way through the World Cup (Go France!)! What is this new blog series about? It is about your experience with the Progress…

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23 Jun Are you cashing in on the “App Gap?”

Today’s businesses need user-friendly, customer facing applications at the speed of light – while IT struggles with complex data integration from sources both on-premise and in the cloud. This can have a profound impact on cost, revenue, and bottom-line profit. Feeling the weight of this problem in your organization? Join us tomorrow, Tuesday, June 24, 2014 for…

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20 Jun Research Finds DYOA Driving Demand for RAD PaaS

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Recently, Mark Troester, Senior Director of Progress Pacific Product Management and Solution Marketing at Progress, wrote a blog about the ‘Develop Your Own Application’ (DYOA) trend. In his post, he explained that departments are looking to develop their own applications for specific business functions as a means of boosting efficiency rather than relying on developers to translate their business needs. Having to depend on a third…

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16 Jun Empower Your Employees with Data and the Skills to Use It

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Recently, avid technology blogger, Phil Simon, wrote a thought-provoking three-part blog series discussing the advantages of empowering employees with data. Specifically, he brought up the idea of enabling employees to use that data to make informed business decisions without having to constantly make trips to IT. Progress Easyl, part of our Progress Pacific platform, does exactly that; it enables marketing and sales operations…

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