Brunswick Drops Open Source, Picks Up Development Speed

Recreational bowling centers have morphed from smoky old hangouts to state-of-the-art family entertainment centers. The transformation is continuous as centers work to strike the perfect balance between meeting the needs of loyal customers that live for weekly league play to attracting new patrons that crave a modern experience. Brunswick Bowling dominates the industry when it …

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The Rise of Full-Stack Developers

How many full-stack developers does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Just one, if you can find one. Perhaps you should look for a unicorn instead. There is a remarkable trend in software development that has been growing along-side the divergence of specialized software development skills: the rise of the full-stack developer. To be …

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How to Use a Business Rules Engine to Your Advantage

In this “key considerations” installment, I’ll cover why a Business Rules Engine should be a key consideration when choosing a low-code platform. In my prior blog entries (first, second, third), I mention other helpful tips and considerations. Business Rules Engine Maintaining table definitions, connections and business rules is an ongoing challenge. Hard coding them in …

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Low-code development: the fallacy of the Sprint

(The original article was posted on LinkedIn Pulse.) A marathon is not just a series of sprints. We know that the preparation required to run for 100 meters is not the same as that for a 26-mile slog. This maxim applies equally to the software development process as it does to running a race. Yet …

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Top Ten Reasons Application Modernization Projects Fail

Guest Blogger: Paul Conte, President PCES, is a leading Application Development Strategist Are we done yet? With “modernizing” our applications, that is? It seems so long ago that someone came up with the clever concept of application “modernization” as a response to how outdated AS/400 applications looked by comparison with graphical Windows applications. But now, …

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