Why Your App Needs A Digital Product Agency

Today’s world of disruptive global competition and constantly changing business landscape requires that you leverage every competitive advantage available. Disruption is occurring every day as companies move from traditional methods of doing tasks to more streamlined and efficient web and mobile apps in what is being called a “digital transformation.” Your competition is constantly trying to apply technology to gain …

Three Steps to Being Digitally Reborn

“Hello Tomorrow!” We now live in a living, breathing, constantly changing, digital landscape. The rate of transformation is accelerating as fast as technology is, and the role each of us plays is also changing to keep pace. This landscape affects every organization from the digital startup with their disruptive idea, to large multi-national corporations seeking to maintain their position as an incumbent market …

CareTrader Provides Healthcare Transparency

CareTrader™ was founded in 2014 by Dr. Donald C. Beringer, orthopaedic surgeon, physician leader, and Chairman of Surgery, to become the first Transparency Marketplace in health care. Dr. Beringer founded CareTrader™ with the vision of an online and mobile application where health care providers can post their services and prices so that consumers can make better and informed healthcare choices. …

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Why We Decided iOS-first Over Android for Our Mobile Apps

We are often asked why we decided to develop our mobile apps in iOS rather than Android. And, it goes right back to our general business philosophy of giving our customers the best value for their dollar. It is generally accepted that developing in Android is more difficult, more challenging, more time consuming, and subsequently costs more.  In fact, some …

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Getting Real about Production Software

WE DROPPED THE BALL Last week, we got a call from a customer that one of their users had attempted to reset their password and received a “something went wrong” message from their app. Upon investigation, we were horrified to discover that their app had no email service running. Why so horrified? Here was the initial picture of the situation… …

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Society of Rugged Developers

We all trust software with our daily lives, finances, safety, government, communication, business, and general happiness. But, how far should that trust extend? The Society of Rugged Developers is wading into the topic of ruggedness, because when it comes to software, it needs to be so much more than just secure. It has to be ruggedly reliable and defensible against …

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Security Vulnerability Announced in the Psych Gem

The Heroku Ruby Team has provided instructions on how to repair the security vulnerability announced with the libyaml library used in the Psych gem. This applies to all Ruby (MRI) applications on Heroku. This vulnerability could lead to arbitrary code execution when parsing YAML. To ensure you are running on the patched version of ruby, please follow the steps below. …

How to Select a Strategic Technology Partner

A Strategic Technology Partner to help with keeping ahead of the fast changing competitive landscape is becoming very important to businesses in every industry. Companies are jumping into industry leading positions through the development of disruptive software that changes how processes are performed. Selecting the development company you want as your Strategic Technology Partner is an extremely important decision. There …

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Think Tech Works Differently?

You’re Right! Enabling the Modern Workforce By: Lance Vaughn, Founder & CEO, Rails Developer CabForward℠ “Daily commute” has a very different definition to some technology executives and developers. Instead of jumping in a car, crawling on a freeway or tuning into the drive time radio show, we’re more likely to walk down the hall to a home office or collaborate …