Project Management

Project management is one of the greatest challenges for the customer as well as the Strategic Technology Partner selected to do the development. We have experimented with several business tools and processes, and are happy to share some of our findings to date. We can also share that engaging with customers before you have your processes in place can cause …

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 …

Austin on Rails

Austin On Rails is the original Ruby on Rails user group in Austin, Texas (Founded before Rails went 1.0) and meets on 4th Tuesdays at Capital Factory. Join us this evening as our favorite non-profit, LoneStarRuby, is sponsoring the event, downtown at Capital Factory, as well as the “socialization practice” (free beer) afterwards at B.D. Riley’s. Tonight’s agenda for Austin …

CabForward Traits

How to Describe Technology Services

One of the biggest challenge for marketers and search engine optimization specialists is how to describe their service, product, or company image in as few words as possible. One of the most obvious challenges in marketing a technology services company like us is that we are selling something intangible. Intangible because your idea hasn’t been built yet. At this point, …

Ruby On Rails In Austin

The demand for Ruby On Rails in Austin continues to grow as the popular platform gains more ground on the web, overtaking predecessors through its elegant framework and ease of use. Ruby on Rails has lowered the barriers of entry to programming for many developers, including displaced senior employees who retrained as developers to reenter the workplace. In many ways, …

Strategic Technology Partnerships

We have previously published information on selecting your Strategic Technology Partner to keep pace with fast changing business environments, and feel it necessary to expand on considerations that often lie beneath the surface when making your selection. There are many factors involved in the creation of Strategic Technology Partnerships of any kind, but knowing what factors are important in selecting …

Nonprofit Needed Responsive Web Design

The LoneStarRuby Foundation is committed to expanding the pool of Ruby programmers through sponsorship of programs and events that expand educational opportunities for developers and those who wish to enter the software development career track. Application The Foundation (LSRF) was sponsoring a three-day mid-summer Ruby on Rails conference and needed a responsive web application that would disseminate information about the …

Strategic Technology Partner

Today’s world of disruptive global competition and constantly changing business landscape reqires that you leverage every competitive advantage available. Disruption is occurring every day as businesses move from traditional methods of doing tasks to more streamlined and efficient web and mobile apps. Your competition is constantly trying to apply technology to gain the competitive edge. They know that massive disruption …

Fiserv implements Ruby on Rails for internal apps

Fiserv is the world’s ninth largest software development company in the world. They use Ruby for automation and Rails for internal web apps. We not only taught them how to use Ruby and Rails, but we became their trusted special projects team, as well. Training Fiserv contacted CabForward℠ to provide Ruby on Rails training to a core team of developers …