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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

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

Internet Of Things Security

By Nick McKenna | 14th January 2019
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If you are building an Internet Of Things (IoT) device then you are likely extending your network to a much wider audience. For example, you may be deploying a light bulb device that connects to a home hub. The home hub then reports back some … more

Friday Flash! 11th January 2019

By Nick McKenna | 11th January 2019

The latest news from McKenna Consultants! Mexico, Baby! We’ve been out in Mexico City this week teaching Leading SAFe 4.6 for a global client! Lots of fun was had by all and everyone learned a thing or two also. Augmented Reality We have a skunk-works … more

What’s Next For Technology In 2019?

By Nick McKenna | 10th January 2019
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Today I’m putting my Professor Trelawney hat on and asking what’s next for business technology in 2019. I’m not talking about the bleeding edge or borderline science fiction stuff here. I’m really interested in the cutting edge technology that businesses will be able to draw … more

Surprises In The Apple App Store Review Guidelines

By Nick McKenna | 9th January 2019

We get asked about a myriad of crazy and wonderful ideas for App Development for iOS / iPhone / iPad / Android. My first piece of advice to all new customers is to read Apple’s App Store Review Guidelines. They contain some wonderful hidden gems … more