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July 22, 2013  2:38 AM

App economy to double to £100 billion by 2017

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Application Compatibility, Applications, apps

Research company AppNation has put forward estimates for the size of the "applications market" going forward to 2017. From a current base of GBP £47 billion in 2013, the total worth of the "

August 6, 2012  1:26 PM

Windows 8 programmers now ‘poised to program’

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
App store, Applications, Microsoft, Windows 8

Microsoft has confirmed that the development and testing phase is over, Windows 8 is ready. We can now enter a period known as "hand off to hardware" as we approach the more formal RTM (release to manufacturing). The company appears to have kept pretty tight reigns on Windows 8 application...


October 20, 2011  6:17 PM

How loosely coupled applications beat middleware

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Applications, ERP, Infor, middleware

This is a guest piece written for the Computer Weekly Developer Network blog by Phil Lewis, business consulting director for UKIMEA at enterprise software vendor Infor. A lot of people in business hate the software that runs their company. Executives grudgingly accept the painful shortcomings...


September 14, 2011  5:12 PM

Is SAP HANA a data analytics ‘ace in the hole’?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Applications, Data Analytics, Database, HANA, IN MEMORY, SAP, Sybase

SAP has predictably saved up news relating to its HANA product for this week's TechEd show here in Las Vegas, but what is it? Described variously as the company's in-memory computing platform with a strong emphasis on ERP, it is perhaps more directly described as a high-performance analytical...


September 8, 2011  8:41 AM

Enemies in the cloud: virtualisation is the enemy of visibility

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Applications, Cloud Computing, Monitoring

Cloud computing seems to have created more confusion in its formative years than we might have naturally expected given its essential form being no more than Iernet-based services delivery.

Transaction performance management company Precise appears to have recognised this fact. The...


January 19, 2011  12:36 PM

Intel offers developers new money-making advertising component

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Applications, Atom, Intel, monetisation

Intel AppUp developers now have more opportunities to generate revenue through the availability of Mojiva, Inc.'s mOcean Mobile advertising...


October 4, 2010  10:43 AM

Pulling together: interoperability and the user at the heart of business computing

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Applications, Enterprise, Interoperability, Users

This is a guest blog written by Phil Lewis who is a business consulting director with Alpharetta, Georgia headquartered enterprise software company


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