Soon after a new version of software is made available to existing customers, it doesn't take long for discussions to arise between the technical and business leadership within a company on when to upgrade. The development teams drool over the productivity and performance benefits offered by the new version while the IT executives fixate on the costs and risks associated with upgrading to the latest software version.
Big Blue's purchase of a company that delivers the entire lifecycle of mobile application development could be the answer for those starting down the road with mobile apps.
Written by Chris Smith
Mobile applications are no longer some interesting distant phenomenon residing only on the Apple App Store and appealing exclusively to the younger generation of consumers glued to their iPhones. They are at the doorstep of every IT shop in the country, and IT managers, system integrators, and independent software vendors are faced with a serious challenge that will require significant investment.
Want to streamline your budgeting and financial analysis?
Written by Mike Stegeman
When your general ledger and transaction files are on your IBM i system and your budget data is in Excel, comparing the two can be a real challenge. Does your team have the right equipment to stay in championship form so you can streamline your budgeting and financial analysis?