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 …

Software is Eating the World

Business Reasons for Open Source Software Are Changing

Open Source Software Continues to Eat the Software World. In fact, a recent study indicates that eighty percent (80%) of businesses embrace open source software over closed-sourced proprietary software. It used to be that price was the most important reasons businesses selected open source, but that is rapidly changing. Matt Asay of ReadWrite reported last April that open-source software, once …

Oil Field Construction

Technology in the Oil & Gas Industry

Like it or not, hydrocarbon fuels are not going away anytime soon. However, technological innovations in the Oil & Gas industry have the potential to impact each of us in a very positive way. If technology helps make oil and gas easier, safer, cleaner, and cheaper to extract and prepare for market, energy prices and our quality of life could …

CabForward designs and builds apps

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 …

Oilfield Construction Project Management

Application An end-to-end B2E (Bulldozer to Executive) software solution was needed to enable the oilfield operations of the oilfield industry to streamline their paper-intensive purchase order, fulfillment, and billing systems. From time and fleet management to purchase order and invoicing, this application needed to be a multi-tenant system that could be used by the dozens of users involved daily in …

Lean Process

Posted by Larry Vaughn on Thu, Jan 12, 2012 @ 09:37 AM Lean Customer Development CabForward’s℠ lean custom application development services include a mix of proven processes to help you implement cost-effective applications designed to make your business run more efficiently. Our pre-built, tested, open-source frameworks get your customized applications up and running with unparalleled speed, reliability and cost-effectiveness and …

Oil & Gas Professionals Need Mobility

We built an inventory and supply chain mobile application for Oil & Gas professionals who needed more time in the field. Application An end-to-end B2E (Bulldozer to Executive) software solution that enabled the operations of an oil field services company. From time and fleet management to Purchase Order and invoicing, this system was built from the ground up to be …

Business Technologists

by PJ Christie It’s not exactly a new title, but at CabForward℠ we are definitely seeing a trending interest in the use of technology across corporate roles. What role would a Business Technologist play in your organization? Fundamentally, it would be a shift in the approach to the business problem. We see frequently that technology is implemented and then made …

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 …