Open Source Framework Fills Gaps for Mobile HTML Development

Posted on: November 25th, 2012 - Written by: Stephen Marshall

References: Kevin Whinnery, Appcelerator Network PhoneGap is a free and open source framework that allows developers to create mobile apps using standardized web APIs for specific platforms. Originally produced by Nitobi and later purchased by Adobe Systems, PhoneGap enables software programmers to build applications for mobile devices using JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3, instead of device [...]

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AWS Meets Critical Needs for Small Businesses and Enterprises

Posted on: November 25th, 2012 - Written by: Stephen Marshall

Reference: Larry Dignan’s 10 things: Using Amazon’s Web Services in the enterprise (ZDnet.com) Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a collection of remote computing services (better known as web services) that make up a cloud computing platform and is offered over the Internet by Amazon.com. AWS can be used by those with minimal needs as well [...]

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Online In-Store Blend for the Ultimate Customer Experience

Posted on: November 5th, 2012 - Written by: John Blomberg

CIO Magazine’s cover article for November 1st’s issue, “Click & Mortar,” inspired within me some thoughts about this trend’s relationship to custom application development. First of all, “Click & Mortar” is quite a lengthy piece that is focused on how online and offline retail is coming together for the purpose of “retaining customers and reclaiming [...]

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Business and IT: How Can You Repair the Dysfunctional Relationship?

Posted on: October 24th, 2012 - Written by: Tom Metz

The relationship between business departments and IT is often a very dysfunctional one that is a result of dashed expectations, failed follow-through and unparalleled thinking and planning. A by-product of this dysfunctional relationship is the lack of purposeful IT innovation (according to what recent industry research uncovered). In fact, the relationship has degraded to the point, [...]

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