Nine gotchas to heed before diving in cloud development

Application development and testing in the cloud are gaining popularity, as more businesses launch public and private cloud computing initiatives. Cloud development typically includes integrated development environments, application lifecycle management components (such as

Published on: April 25th, 2011 Bob Violino

Rhomobile adds Salesforce feature to sync server

Rhomobile Inc. has updated its smart phone app integration server adding “out of the box” source adapters that will let developers easily connect their mobile apps to existing SalesForce.com systems.The San Jose, Calif.-based

Published on: January 19th, 2011 Rafael Ruffolo

App dev market to hit $17.5B by 2012

A new study from Chetan Sharma Consulting claims that the market for apps will skyrocket to $17.5 billion by 2012. The independent study, commissioned by the world's second-largest app store GetJar, predicts that

Published on: March 18th, 2010 tony bradley

Smaller teams lead to better IT projects

When buying a commercial app or working with a vendor to create one from scratch, organizations are specifying too many requirements, including ones that are non-essential or cosmetic. According to one Info-Tech Research Group

Published on: October 8th, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

The BlackBerry Partners Fund: No Canadian picks?

A social networking firm, a mobile commerce service provider and a travel app developer were the first three start-up organizations to get a much needed boost from the $150 million BlackBerry Partners Fund.The

Published on: October 29th, 2008