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March, 2012

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March 30, 2012  10:50 AM

Salesforce.com ups software application development ante

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Salesforce.com

Saleforce.com has set the dates in stone for its annual Cloudforce event this year on 22nd May 2012 at ICC ExCeL London. Labeled as the Cloudforce Social Enterprise Tour, this year's event is distinguished by its heavier developer streams. In what is being described as "extensive" developer...

March 29, 2012  1:43 PM

The cloud is ready, what are we waiting for?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

Computer Weekly has this week reported the results of a Vanson Bourne survey which identified that 93% of financial decision makers believe cloud computing will be important to the success of...


March 28, 2012  2:20 AM

Free ‘Big Data’ database for students & academia

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Big Data, Data, Database, students

MarkLogic has produced a free of charge Academic License for students and educators to gain access to its operational database technology for mission-critical Big Data Applications. As with any "apparently altruistic" move of this nature, the company is arguably quite keen to seed usage of its...


March 27, 2012  3:07 AM

Devon Healthcare develops bespoke patient record apps

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Healthcare, Mobile Application Development

The Northern Devon Healthcare Trust has this month teamed up with specialist software developers Blue Diamond and NDL to roll out a mobile working project to involve around 800 community nurses and therapists. The Trust will make use both of NDL's universal integration technology (awiSX) and its...


March 26, 2012  10:12 AM

Beautiful mobile applications, beautiful user experiences Part 1

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Mobile Application Development, Sybase

In this guest blog for the Computer Weekly Developer Network, Sybase technical evangelist and mobile evangelist Ian Thain discusses the new mobile application landscape characterised by new and more beautiful user interfaces. ITSmallPR.jpg


March 22, 2012  1:33 PM

Trending now: bloatware out, agile analytics & new programming languages in

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
ThoughtWorks

In what may or may not be a contrived means of generating media discussion on a trend bearing its company brand and moniker, software development vendor ThoughtWorks has issued what it calls it Technology Radar for March 2012. This report cum debate cum publicity vehicle brings together the...


March 22, 2012  5:44 AM

Adobe cranks web developer arsenal with personalisation tools

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Adobe, Web applications, Web developers

Aiming to extend its reputation amongst the web developer and designer communities, Adobe has updated its Web Experience Management (WEM) offering with a set of product augmentations designed to drive sites that engender "web engagement with optimised (and personalised) landing pages" plus social...


March 21, 2012  5:37 AM

Data, today, is nothing without analytics

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Analytics, Big Data, Hadoop, IBM

Data is nothing without analytics. Or to be more specific, so-called Big Data is nothing without Big Analytics. Those are not branded or trademarked statements. Neither are they marketing taglines or advertising slogans -- and to be quite honest, that's just a bit surprising. Big "enterprise"...


March 16, 2012  6:31 AM

FreeCause Codinization project, a first taste of programming?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
learning, tutorials

Loyalty and customer engagement company FreeCause has launched an initiative to mandate that all its employees must learn how to code by the end of 2012. The Codinization Project uses the Codeacademy platform, a web-based programming tutorial...


March 14, 2012  4:04 AM

Five software application development trends for 2012

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Database, Developer, Embarcadero, GPU, HTML5, User Interface

March is a little late for 'year-ahead' prediction stories; the looking back - looking ahead story tactic is usually reserved for the Christmas silly season when we're all a little more amenable to lighthearted (or serious) postulating. So do technology prognostications ever warrant any credence?...


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