Mint’s triumph over its enterprise peers was the shot heard ‘round the software world: Not all integrations are created equal, and the company whose product has the best integrations is all but certain to win.
Workplace engagement has become a widespread problem. Gallup’s ongoing employee engagement monitoring shows that, even today, less than 35 percent of Americans are engaged at work. In fact, a 2017 Aon Hewitt study showed that workplace engagement is declining, with some organizations experiencing “angst” amid the prediction that the decline will continue. With half-hearted effort […]
Fitbit has confirmed the company’s next smartwatch will come with a software development kit (SDK) for developers, and users will be able to download apps from a dedicated store. Fitbit CEO, James Park, told The Verge that it would launch the smartwatch with a select few apps, before opening the SDK to all third-party developers. […]
Fitbit needs to improve its software offerings if it wants to survive, according to a research note released on Monday by Morgan Stanley analysts Yuuji Anderson and Katy Huberty. The note suggests regular software upgrades, alongside support for third-party applications, would improve the longevity of Fitbit devices and keeps users coming back for the next […]
As a passive spectator of the AR solutions offered to industrial (B2B) applications for the last 10 years, I have interacted with many different peers, the ideas of whom I could always put in two buckets. The early adopters: It was easy to learn about their current projects, listen to them passionately talk about developments in the field, and scratch the […]
Given the choice between one piece of cake right now or a whole cake one month from now, we would probably choose the first. This psychological bias is known as “Time Preference” or “Delay Discount.” We’ve all seen this fine example of kids trying to hold on by not eating a marshmallow, in hope of […]
The automotive industry is undergoing its biggest transformation since the 1908 Model T, the car that opened up travel to the middle-classes of America. But unlike in 1908, it isn’t about the price or production of a car, but how connectivity and automation will change the business model for manufacturers and the experience for consumers. […]
Multinational services firm Accenture has opened its first Liquid Studio in London’s business district, to enable customers and collaborators to speed up software development. Accenture claims that the Liquid Studio can vastly reduce the time spent developing a prototype and can lead to more innovative solutions. In some cases, the firm said the development cycle […]
Earlier reports of a potential shift in focus at Apple’s self-driving car division, from hardware to software and services, have been confirmed by anonymous sources speaking to the Associated Press. While the article doesn’t declare the iCar—the name chosen by most onlookers for Apple’s car—dead, it does suggest the iPhone maker is more open to […]
Great Bay Software unveiled Beacon Suite 5.0 on Wednesday, a major security update to its Internet of Things (IoT) connections security platform that provides enterprises the ability to discover, monitor, and enforce changes across an entire network. Since a lot of the smaller IoT devices have poor onboard security and cannot run security or access […]
Installing a lightbulb that connects to your blinds and TV might be confusing, but it’s a walk in the park compared to the task at hand for enterprises looking to deploy an Internet of Things (IoT) system. As businesses look to connect their entire fleet, engineering firms like Bsquare attempt to make the transition easier […]
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Hardware is big; software is bigger.
Our step-by-step guide.
It’s all about open source.
The federal appeals court in the Oracle-Google case reverses a lower court and potentially throws the modern Internet into confusion.
Many Arduino projects are based on just two simple programs.
Though piracy remains, Asian countries are finally beginning to pay for their software.
“Waterfall” development barely worked in the old command-and-control world. Let iterative development bloom.