Everyone is concerned with costs. Concentrating on that at the expense of how revenue is generated can spell disaster. Here’s a case where a computer system helped set the stage.
Archive for March, 2009
A neat way to put some YouTube video snippets together, with a simple extension that was probably always there if not completely obvious. We’ve already found a way to use if for mundane training, but the creative possibilities boggle the mind. (more…)
Writing software, like any creative activity, always takes time, and the time required to finish a given task cannot be predicted with any great accuracy. It is also very labor intensive. There are some simple ways to improve development productivity that have been around for quite some time. (more…)
Trade journals are getting an advertising boost with redlined copy that encourages the elimination of information silos. Sounds pretty good, but businesses should keep in mind the saying about things too good to be true. Here are some reasons why in case anyone forgot. (more…)
Adobe’s Flex has a lot going for it for Rich Internet Applications. Some of the benefits are indirect but no less welcomed.
Doctors who use technology to keep in touch with customers/patients are being penalized by a bizarre payment system. Little wonder that the new Federal health information initiative is drawing more critical scrutiny.
You don’t need to be a coding expert to get a good feel for code quality. All you need to do is look at the code you paid for, keeping in mind Bismarck’s comment about sausages.
Getting work done at the source, wherever it may be, draws on more effective and creative talent, and makes the business of development more responsive, efficient and profitable.