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. …

User Story Points

Unbundling Gets Back to the Minimum Viable Product

The unbundling of technology is the act of breaking an app into smaller parts, and is what some technology giants are undertaking with their apps today.  They may have released products with too many features, learned that some features are not wanted, or that some users only used a part of the app, while others used a different part. For …

Discovery Session

To Build Or Not To Build?

It is a foregone conclusion that the future of all computing – consumer and enterprise – is mobile. Consumers are busier, move quicker, and expect faster tools to improve their daily activities. Employees are consumers. In both cases, businesses must decide which tools their users require and then move quickly to fill that need, or else risk the likelihood that …

Survivability and Rugged Software Design

by PJ Christie CabForward℠’s goal is to produce quality software that survives any crisis. “To increase your software’s survivability you need to recognize that safety critical systems cannot be truly safe unless they are also secure.” Once your organization has made the decision to leverage Rugged DevOps and software design in your cloud applications, we encourage you to work proactively …

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 …

Agile Based Applications

CabForward’s℠ Business Philosophy Agile software development is a collection of software development methodologies based on iterative and incremental development. Requirements and solutions evolve as the application is being developed through collaboration between self-organizing, cross-functional teams, which encourages rapid and flexible response to change. Agile values individuals and interactions rather than rigid processes and tools; working software rather than comprehensive documentation; …