Mobile Development

I Have Seen the Future and It Is…JavaScript?

By | 2016-12-06T15:47:54+00:00 January 20, 2015|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , |

Node.JS takes Javascript, normally used on the browser, and turns it into a powerful, server-side tool. Introduction With the exception of dot-coms and other startups, enterprise web application development has largely been dominated by 2 platforms -- Java or .NET. Sure, other platforms have slipped in here and there but nothing has achieved serious traction. [...]

US Foods

By | 2017-04-13T16:17:11+00:00 June 23, 2014|Categories: Case Studies, Strategic Delivery Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Company Profile US Foods is the 2nd largest food distribution company with over 250,000 customers. It’s customer base consists of restaurants and institutional cafeterias ranging in size from fortune 500 corporations to small “mom and pop” restaurants. Key to developing this market-share is an advanced e-commerce platform that allows customers of all sizes to [...]

Dremel

By | 2016-03-02T16:22:40+00:00 June 3, 2014|Categories: Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , |

Company Profile Since inventing the high-speed rotary tool more than 75 years ago, Dremel has become the trusted name in high-speed rotary tool technology, providing creative solutions for hands-on professionals, homeowners, craftspeople and artists alike. Business Situation Dremel decided to enter the mobile marketing arena with the launch of a mobile optimized website and interactive [...]

Working Software over Comprehensive Documentation

By | 2016-12-06T15:48:01+00:00 May 15, 2014|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

"Working software is the measure of progress because there's no other way of capturing the subtleties of the requirements: Documents and diagrams are too abstract to let the user 'kick the tires,'" says Dave Thomas, coauthor of The Pragmatic Programmer (Addison-Wesley, 1999). In Agile, working software is the primary measure of progress, period. Seems simple [...]

Two Reasons to Consider Hybrid Mobile App Frameworks

By | 2016-12-06T15:48:04+00:00 October 14, 2013|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Today, the only thing that’s predictable about mobility is its unpredictability. We cannot foresee what platforms, form factors and technology we will need to support in order to be competitive tomorrow. This presents a serious challenge when planning how your organization will cater to the mobile consumer. When building that next mobile-friendly web site or [...]

Making Informed Decisions about Mobiles Apps: Part Two

By | 2016-12-06T15:48:05+00:00 September 7, 2013|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , , |

A Deeper Dive Into Hybrid Frameworks According to Gartner, by 2016 50% of mobile applications deployed will have been developed using a hybrid framework.  This article dives into some of the driving reasons for this shift and takes an in-depth look at the pros and cons of hybrid. It is painfully obvious to us all [...]

Making Informed Decisions About Mobile Apps

By | 2016-12-06T15:48:06+00:00 January 16, 2013|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , |

Deciding Between Native, Web-based or Hybrid Solutions The magnitude of growth mobile applications is beyond dispute: nearly three-quarters of organizations will deploy new line-of-business mobile apps in the next 12 months according to IDC. Zenprise estimates that over 183 billion mobile apps will be downloaded in 2015, up from a mere 10.7 billion in 2010, [...]

Maven Wave and Google Present at the 2012 CME Technology Conference

By | 2016-12-06T15:48:06+00:00 November 14, 2012|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Web-Apps v. Native in Mobile App Development Maven Wave partnered with Google on November 5 to present information and insight on the state of mobile development as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group welcomed over 200 IT professionals to their 2012 Technology Conference. The presentation by Sumeet Singh and Carl Franklin from Maven Wave and [...]

Mobile Money – 3 Reasons IT Leaders Are Gravitating To Mobile

By | 2014-06-20T02:13:25+00:00 February 22, 2012|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

In the February issue of CIO, Lauren Brousell (@brousell) summarized the results of their latest CIO Economic Impact Survey of 333 IT executives. There were several insightful statistics that surfaced as a result of this survey including: Overall Growth: 54% have plans to grow their budgets in 2011 (as a comparison, in May of 2009 that number was only [...]