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What Is A Progressive Web App?

By Nick McKenna | 28th October 2019
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How does progressive web app work? A progressive web App is a web site that runs in a web browser but provides an experience to the visitor that is more like a familiar mobile App (like the ones that run on your iPhone, iPad or Android phone). … more

Are You Drowning In Spreadsheets? Discussing ERP System Integration

By Nick McKenna | 18th September 2019
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We start off with the best of intentions. We’re going to manage this new service/ product/ project using a simple spreadsheet. It won’t be complicated, as we’re going to put it on a shared drive so we can collaborate, until a number of varying factors … more

Microservices and Microservice Architecture Explained

By Nick McKenna | 21st August 2019
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Everybody seems to be doing microservices these days, so what are microservices (or microservice architecture) and how does it affect your architecture? Well, in the good old days (not so long ago), computer systems were developed in large units of deployment. A web-based system may … more

Access Logging, Legal Issues And Debugging For Your Digital Platform

By Nick McKenna | 8th July 2019
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Digital Platform Part 10 Of 10 Progressive Digital Platforms typically have various monitoring and logging mechanisms. These mechanisms allow for simple availability monitoring or sometimes a more detailed access log is needed. Access Log In low-trust environments it may be important to track which users … more

Data Synchronization Strategies For Digital Transformation

By Nick McKenna | 7th July 2019
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Digital Platform Part 9 Of 10 Behind the scenes of your new Progressive Digital Platform, it is likely that you will be aggregating data from multiple legacy systems and issuing instructions across various systems. For example, retrieving complete information about a customer may require retrieving … more

Implementing Using Microsoft Azure API Management

By Nick McKenna | 6th July 2019
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Digital Platform Part 8 Of 10 Microsoft Azure provides an excellent component for easily managing your APIs in the cloud called API Management. Typically APIs’ code would be implemented using a mechanism such as an Azure Function or web application. Azure API Management fronts the … more

Authentication Provided By An Identity Provider For An API

By Nick McKenna | 5th July 2019
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Digital Platform Part 7 Of 10 A modern Digital Platform API typically uses the industry standard OAuth and OpenID Connect to allow clients to Authenticate to the API. This functionality is typically provided by a third party Identity Provider system such as Okta, Auth0, Microsoft … more

Digital Transformation IT Jargon Buster: All the Key Phrases Explained

By Nick McKenna | 25th June 2019
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Digital Transformation is hard enough without all the jargon terms that get thrown around. In this post, we will do a quick review of the top digital transformation terms including; software as a service platform as a service microservices and digital platforms Software Development Terminology … more

A Digital Transformation: Benefits Of A Progressive Digital Platform

By Nick McKenna | 24th June 2019
A Digital Transformation: Benefits Of A Progressive Digital Platform

If you are CTO or CIO of a medium or large company looking at implementing a Digital Transformation, then you are probably contending with multiple legacy systems that are not designed to talk to each other. Over the years many large companies have invested large … more

Managing Digital Transformation in the 21st Century

By Nick McKenna | 10th March 2019
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In years gone by, companies created an asset (such as a machine, a workforce, a piece of intellectual property) and created a set of repeatable, predictable processes to exploit that asset to deliver returns and growth to shareholders. Typically companies worked in large time scales … more