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Progress Exchange 2013 Part One: What's the Current State of Progress?
By P.J. Jakovljevic (see bio) and Bob Eastman (see bio)As it has been excruciatingly painful for die-hard Boston Red Sox fans to watch their moribund

blackberry developers blog  not that long ago, Blackberry had 40 percent of the mobile market, but the company is now for sale. Simplicity — Bluetooth was invented by Ericsson in 1994, but is today managed by a consortium. Progress OpenEdge will be a Bluetooth of sorts in the enterprise software platform market when it comes to openness and portability. Productivity —The challenge for Progress will be how to easily bring the product to market, given that taking years to design, write, and test code is no longer tenable in the

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Do You Want Your App to Talk Back to You (as a Chatterbox)? - Part 3


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blackberry developers blog  clients (I have both BlackBerry and iPhone installed). Second is a function we envisaged with Chatterbox. So, let’s say I don’t want to miss any new opportunities going in with a value of more than $100,000. I can follow a Chatterbox that monitors that and get alerted when I get added. So, I think more of DM type updates from Twitter to e-mail than monitoring Facebook. I understand what you mean: I am an infrequent Facebook visitor and people often tell me that I have missed things. But I wasn’t Read More

Case Study: Leveraging Response Management in a Super-charged Environment


Research in Motion, maker of the BlackBerry, had a rapidly expanding customer base and shortened product life cycles. This led the company to add more contract manufacturers to its supply chain, meaning more complex decisions had to be made in less time. To stay competitive, the company implemented response management technology. Learn more about the company’s rapid growth and the software that helped make it possible.

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Product Developers Need to Shift to an All-Digital Mindset


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Why Traditional Monitoring Tools Cannot Deliver True Mobile User Management for the BlackBerry Platform


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