Tags: development

How to overcome the skills crisis in app development

Juniper Research forecasts that total revenues from mobile apps are on track to reach $99 billion by 2019. However, many predict that the skills crisis in mobile app development could hinder this growth as demand for skills is outstripping capabilities in many organisations. Robert Half, a leading UK IT recruitment firm, recently claimed that increased…

Stoecker promotes Promote at Alteryx Inspire

Dean Stoecker, Chairman and CEO of Alteryx opened Inspire 2017. His speech created an image for the audience of the Alteryx platform and led to him announcing the next piece to help complete the picture, Alteryx Promote. Stoecker said Alteryx will: “Bring the thrill back to problem solving.” He used analogies of historic inventions that…

The end is nigh for Flash but what can we learn from its life and death?

Adobe has announced that it will end support for Flash on 31 December 2020. While this announcement may have been inevitable, it is worth taking a moment to mourn the passing of a technology that was integral to the growth of the World Wide Web. However Flash may have come to be viewed, there was a time…

FinancialForce to expand development teams

FinancialForce has announced a major expansion of its Granada office. The company bases much of its R&D in the Spanish city and will grow the number of employees there significantly. There are already 17 jobs available in the office which has more than 50 employees. While FinancialForce did not want to reveal the exact numbers the…

A10 Networks goes pure cloud with ADS

A10 Networks has announced the general availability of its A10 Lightning Application Delivery Service (ADS). The cloud-based solution enables companies to leverage a consumption-based model in the cloud rather than relying on on-premises hardware. Enterprise Times spoke to Mike Hemes, Regional Director, Western Europe at A10 Networks to get a deeper understanding of the launch.…

Training – an employee or corporate benefit?

At the EMEA perspectives event Skillsoft and SumTotal held a roundtable discussion. The focus was on new technologies, specifically robotics and the impact on learning, training and development. Tony Glass, EMEA GM at Skillsoft opened the discussion commenting that: “Technology is a driver for change.” The challenge is the speed of change that technology brings and Glass…

How intelligent is your ERP software?

NetSuiteWorld 2016 had several announcements that were the culmination of years of development. Intelligent Order Management appears to be the start of a new journey for the company towards intelligent software. Announced by Zach Nelson, CEO, NetSuite in the first keynote, it was looked at in more detail in subsequent keynotes. Enterprise Times talked to…

Oracle to use ACE for mobile development

VMWare has announced that Oracle will be using the ACE (App configuration for Enterprise) best practices for future development within the Oracle Mobile Cloud. This is a boost for ACE, an open framework proposed by AirWatch and other ISV’s that has an enterprise mobile management neutral community focused on delivering processes and guidelines for secure mobile apps…

Team Foundation Server 2015 is out

  In Brian Harry’s blog (Vice President for Cloud Developer Services) Microsoft has announced the release of the final version of Team Foundation Server 2015. The Application lifecycle Management (ALM) software provide support for development teams through the full development cycle. The upgrade delivers several new features but has concentrated on improvements to DevOps and…

Bluemix Garage open  in Canada, Australia and France next!

After the success of the Bluemix Garages set up in London, England and San Francisco USA, IBM has announced that they are opening the third in Toronto, Canada. It will be located within the the DMZ at Ryerson University who are probably the largest incubator of startups in Canada and include amongst their successes 500px.com, a photography…