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Richard Lancaster
Richard Lancaster, Product Manager at LANSA's Product Center in Sydney, Australia Richard is LANSA's Technology Evangelist with a deep understanding of development and integration technologies on the IBM i, Windows, UNIX and IBM mainframe platforms. With over 30 years of experience in the technology industry, Richard previously worked as a solutions architect for systems integrators Aspect Computing and the KAZ Group – and held a range of roles from Computer Operator to Systems Development Manager at various banks and insurance companies.

Building business apps for mobile devices should be easy (part 3)

This is the third blog of series of three. The first blog covers how Native, Hybrid and HTML Mobile App Types Compare and the second blog covers a variety of criteria you need to analyze before you can decide on the Development Tools.  This blog series is based on an article by Richard Lancaster, published by MC Press at https://www.mcpressonline.com/mobile/development-tools-utilities/you-want-to-build-business-apps-for-mobile-devices This third … Continue reading “Building business apps for mobile devices should be easy (part 3)”

Building business apps for mobile devices should be easy (part 2)

This is the second blog of series of three.  The first blog covers how Native, Hybrid and HTML Mobile App Types compare and the third blog covers Development Tools for Mobile Apps. The blog series is based on an article by Richard Lancaster, published in MC Press at https://www.mcpressonline.com/mobile/development-tools-utilities/you-want-to-build-business-apps-for-mobile-devices This second blog covers: Which business processes and transactions to … Continue reading “Building business apps for mobile devices should be easy (part 2)”

Building business apps for mobile devices should be easy (part 1)

This is the first blog of series of three titled “Building business apps for mobile devices should be easy”. The blog series is based on an article by Richard Lancaster, published in MC Press at https://www.mcpressonline.com/wireless-/-mobile/you-want-to-build-business-apps-for-mobile-devices.html#sthash.G9xwG1TP.dpuf. This first blog covers the topic:  How Native, Hybrid and HTML Mobile App types compare Building business apps for … Continue reading “Building business apps for mobile devices should be easy (part 1)”

Data Warehouses, Business Intelligence and Trends in Data Analytics

Data is the foundation of information, information builds evidence and evidence allows you to make informed decisions about improving productivity, streamlining processes and understanding customers. You need data analysis tools to turn data into information from which you can gather the evidence required to make and support your decisions. Today, companies can collect more data than was practical in the past, and do so at a faster rate from multiple sources.

Choosing Business Processes for Mobile Apps

Using Mobile Devices for Business The growing use of mobile devices has brought a new paradigm to software application design and development and also forced companies to discover new ways to publish and distribute information to employees and customers. The evolution of mobile devices has two effects. Firstly, it changes the way developers understand what … Continue reading “Choosing Business Processes for Mobile Apps”