Open Source VS Proprietary Software

The Battle: Open-Source Versus Proprietary Software

Open Source Software Rules the World A recent study indicates that eighty percent (80%) of businesses embrace open source software over closed-sourced proprietary software. Price used to be the most important reason businesses selected open source, but that is rapidly changing. Open source provides stronger security than proprietary software and offers better quality. Eight out of ten companies today choose open source based on …

Mobile devices are altering our life and work styles

How Things of the Intranet Disrupt Industries

Intranets are restricted web-enabled assets of a company that are only accessible to authorized users who navigate strict security precautions to gain access. We used to think of the intranet as being a private, secure, portion of the Internet reserved for a company and its employees. Intranets change constantly because organizations are continually experiencing change and their intranet has to …

Forward Thinking CabForward

The CabForward Name

Why Did We Select The Name CabForward℠? Simply put, it evolved from forward thinking. Here’s how it happened. Our founder, Lance Vaughn, wanted to develop a company that truly puts the customer in control of the development process. Having an extensive consulting background, he had seen close hand the waterfall development process that included the customer in the initial design …

Lean Software Development

We employ agile and lean methodologies very aggressively at CabForward℠ to achieve Lean Software Development. This methodology contrasts with the former Waterfall process used initially in software development. With the lean and agile approach, our customers drive our solutions, guiding us as we build their application. We believe in partnering with our customers to build pragmatic solutions that scratch an …

Maintainability – a Rugged Attribute for CabForward℠

We have some outstanding developers here at CabForward℠. Professional software engineers who can think outside the box to develop new approaches to old problems. One of the efforts underway on our team is to create development practices that result in rugged software. Rugged to us means building an application that is more than just a program. It can protect itself …

User Stories

One of the integral results of the CabForward℠ Discovery Process is the development of User Stories, which define the features of a product or application. User stories are written in a short, 3-part format: As a [role] I can [function] so that [reason]. There are no technical or interface details at this level. The next step is for our client …

Let’s Go For A Drive

CabForward’s℠ Mission To Add Value When building out a new concept, the “Lean Canvas” is the simplest way to thoroughly test new ideas. The Leanufacture program is a process we are taking for a drive. We are currently on our first iteration, allowing you, our partners, to walk the journey with us. Our mission is as that of our business, …