What You Really Need to Know About Lean VS Agile

Figuring Out Where You’re Headed AND How to Get There Building software that solves a customer’s problem requires simultaneous focuses on the product owner, end user, and the product itself. The customer we have today, or think we want today, may not be the customer we end up targeting at all. And the same is true for the product; you’re …

Built to be Rugged

Rug·ged adjective (of ground or terrain): Having a broken, rocky, uneven surface. “That is a rugged mountain face.” Synonyms: rough, bumpy, stony, ragged, craggy, uneven, chiseled. (of a manufactured object, i.e. a machine): Strongly made and capable of withstanding extra rough use or handling. “Military gear is built to be rugged in all types of environments.” Synonyms: strong, tough, sturdy, …

Reliability and Resilience

The Difference Between Reliable and Resilient Software

And why it matters Digital product objectives and priorities differ from company to company, but one thing remains: everyone wants their apps to work. As the user, you want to be able to do things easily and conveniently. As a product owner or provider of a service, you want your customers to be able to do what they need to do when …

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 …

Digital Screens

How Important is UI/UX in the Modern Digital World?

In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing environment, your business priorities most likely sound similar to this: 1) generate new revenue streams, 2) enhance brand identity, and 3) increase customer engagement. These goals are increasingly being accomplished through a digital web or mobile app designed to make it easy for your customer to engage with you. When it comes to crunching the …

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. …

TIDE Disruption in Home and Business

We are continually amused and delighted by the digital transformation in home and business that we see coming to market as we continue the discussion about TIDE . . . Technology, Innovation, Disruption and Entrepreneurship. It’s all about how technology has evolved to enable entrepreneurs innovate and disrupt how everyday tasks are accomplished. Here are just a few of the changes …

TIDE of Change

Inevitably, in the digital app development world, CabForward℠ is involved in a lot of discussions with budding entrepreneurs about ideas for new products that could potentially change lifestyles, even entire cultures, around the globe. Digital transformation pretty much goes with the territory. Often those ideas are detailed and examined close up in a Discovery Session, where the idea owner meets …

BBB Accreditation

CabForward℠ Earns BBB Accreditation This week, CabForward℠ announced its recent accreditation by the Better Business Bureau serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin. As a BBB Accredited Business, CabForward, founded in 2008, is dedicated to promoting trust in the marketplace. “We are pleased to be a BBB Accredited Business because we value building trust with our customers,” said …

CabForward Business Philosophy

CabForward℠ is a web and mobile software application design, development, and training company located in sunny Austin, Texas. We specialize in test-driven development, user-driven design and pristine code. Startups trust CabForward because of our core expertise in developing rugged high-performance software applications that secure flexible, highly available, and highly scalable applications for our clients. Our agile approach to customer-involved development …