Software Development

Digital Government Survey: Increasing the Quality of Citizen User Experience Is App Developer’s Top Goal

LONDON — 2nd April 2019 — OutSystems, provider of the number one platform for low-code rapid application development, today announced the results of a new Digital Government Survey. The research, conducted in partnership with IDG, revealed that the top priority of application developers at state and local government agencies is improving the quality of the citizen experience (46 percent), followed by reducing the cost of service delivery (42 percent).

Other top priorities include improving data security (42 percent), providing better access to data and information (40 percent), and increasing the speed of service delivery (38 percent).

A Comprehensive Guide to Agile Software Development

With a tremendous change in mobile technology, smartphones and mobile apps are ruling our lives. Calling is not the sole purpose of mobiles anymore. Every small and large business is going mobile by leveraging the benefits of video calling apps, messengers, social media apps and cloud-based apps. 

It is essential to regularly update the mobile apps to fit in the changing needs of the users and the businesses today. Innovation is a must to keep up with the recent trends of the markets and sustain the competitive edge. However, being a complex task, mobile application development requires integration of a range of features to make it a success.

Maturing DevOps adoption increasingly embraces the database, new Redgate research finds

Cambridge UK, Wednesday 9 January 2019 – DevOps adoption is increasing and spreading across organizations, bringing together application and database development, driving business benefits, and having a positive impact on compliance with data privacy regulations. These are the key findings of the third annual State of Database DevOps Survey, carried out by Redgate Software.

Only 20% of IBM mainframe customers are embracing multi-factor authentication to protect data and applications Real Wire Mon, 11/26/2018 - 09:30

While 64 per cent of mainframers are aware that multi-factor authentication (MFA) is now available to control access to mainframe applications, only 20 per cent acknowledge their organization is already using it or plans to do so, according to a new survey. Concerns about disrupting applications, lack of mainframe and security skills and resistance from end users are some of the issues holding back adoption. 

The findings come from a new poll of 81 mainframe users conducted by Macro 4, a division of UNICOM® Global, at the annual GSE UK Conference in November 2018.

Elegant MicroWeb - Custom Software Development and Software Product Development Requires Expertise

When your business needs custom software development, it may be tempting to turn the project over to in-house IT but you may want to reconsider this option before making your decision.

The first consideration is this: Most IT departments are overwhelmed with workload and embroiled in the day-to-day support of hardware, software and network issues, producing reports and dealing with management and user projects.

IBM i professionals reveal security and compliance concerns with legacy enterprise applications

PETERBOROUGH, NH – October 16, 2018 – 63 per cent of IBM i users in a new survey reveal their organizations are keeping legacy IT applications alive – either on IBM i or other platforms – because the historical data those systems hold remains useful. This is despite many survey respondents agreeing that running these obsolete systems poses a risk to digital transformation, data privacy and security.

The survey of 46 IBM i users, conducted by SoftLanding® Systems, a division of UNICOM® Global, was completed by attendees at two recent IBM i conferences, International i-Power 2018 and PowerUP18. 

Panaya Offers Best-In-Class Integrations to Better Support Modern Software Development and Delivery

Hackensack, NJ – October 16, 2018 – Panaya, the leader in SaaS-based testing and continuous delivery, today announced the integration of over 150 leading application development and delivery tools and services into Panaya Release Dynamix (RDx), its Enterprise Agile Delivery (EAD) platform. Users can now take advantage of the tools they already employ every day to increase visibility, collaboration and communication among all stakeholders – the business, development, operations and test teams. With these new RDx integrations, organizations can now deliver application changes from ideation to realization in one unified platform. 

Quoting IT: Mistakes and Organizational Behavior

"Luckily, the company culture is to attack the problem, not the person. Everyone understood that if one person can bring down the site, there must be a lot of other issues involved. So instead of placing the blame on me, our engineering organization made some changes to prevent that from ever happening again."

- Katie Shannon, What I learned by bringing down LinkedIn.comVentureBeat, October 13, 2018.

New Accelerate State of DevOps Report reveals the database is now key to DevOps

Cambridge UK, Wednesday 29 August 2018 – The 2018 Accelerate State of DevOps Report, published today, includes database development as a key technical practice which can drive high performance in DevOps. This matches similar findings in research from Redgate Software, which sponsored the report and provided input.

The longest-running research of its kind, the Accelerate report from DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) has consistently shown that higher software delivery performance delivers powerful business outcomes.

Top Benefits of Using Ionic and AngularJS Combo

Ionic app development and AngularJS development services have a lion’s share in success of hybrid app development approach. AngularJS has empowered Ionic framework to become more effectual for developers by enabling them to write one single development code across multiple platforms.

The combination of Ionic and AngularJS is already doing well and winning the hearts of myriads of tech-savvy businesses and mobile app developers. With an intention of further enlightening you with the effectiveness of this combo, here we are listing out some key points and perks of Ionic and AngularJS development services as a combination.

Combined Features of Ionic and Angularjs