Custom Software

Build Yourself or Partner with a Software Development Company?

You are tasked with taking your company mobile, but you don’t have the right development staff to build it and none of…

New Installation Experience in Visual Studio 2017

Visual Studio 2017 Offers a New Installer For those of you who have yet to install Visual Studio 2017, you are missing…

Xamarin.Forms Previewer is Enhanced with the Release of Visual Studio 2017

See Xamarin.Forms layouts rendered as you type! If you opt for Getting Started with Visual Studio on Windows, expect to see something…

Breaking All The Rules: UI/UX Best Practices

Always question best practices. Seriously. Best practices to a designer are what a peanut butter and jelly sandwich is to a chef.…

Top 5 Technology Trends in Manufacturing for 2017

More than just a fad, these technology trends are here to stay. According to a new forecast by the MAPI Foundation, the…

The Engagement Equation

An in-depth look at ways to attract customers – and turn them into partners. If you follow trends in marketing, sales, or…

The Multilingual CIO

BusinessForward founder and CEO John Huckle pays us a visit with some keen insight into the broad playing field of today’s CIO.…

Smart Clothing: The Next Wave of Wearable Tech

But does it come in medium? It seems that we have finally reached the point where wearable device manufacturers are starting to…

OA Q&A: The Power of Purpose in Mobile Apps

Mobile design and development requires a personal touch. Mobile devices are personal. They accompany us to work, to school, to life events…

Buy/Sell: Hybrid Mobile Applications

Our Director of Partnerships and resident futurist takes the measure of the next now thing. Mobile marketing has become a critical, non-negotiable…