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SAP AG on Wednesday announced new capabilities for the SAP Business ByDesign® solution, reaffirming its commitment to provide independent companies and subsidiaries worldwide a flexible, cost-effective mid-market cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite. The updates leverage SAP ...
Tuesday night, SAP confirmed that they will be presenting the official PB Roadmap during the PB World Tour in Europe. After months of speculation, confirmation arrived that SAP will officially support PowerBuilder, and that a new version will be released containing additional features....
Behind every cloud service or cloud-based solution, there are real people... A robust ecosystem of solutions providers has emerged around cloud computing. But who are the CEOs & CTOs behind those providers, who are the internal and external entrepreneurs driving companies involved i...
Jim Hagemann Snabe, whose contract was supposed to run through 2017, has apparently tired of his half of SAP’s CEO job and will be stepping down next May leaving the post solely to Bill McDermott, a 51-year-old American. The plan then is for the 47-year-old Dane, who’s been responsib...
Nowadays IT has the challenge to keep the core business systems running smoothly, bringing in as little disruption as possible while at the same time meeting the constantly growing LoB demands for new features and improved ways to access data. To make it harder – with the growth of mob...
This book is both board and deep. Meaning it covers a ton of topics and goes in-depth on all of them. This book is great for the beginner, but also has a lot of advanced material. After a nice introduction that explains the structure of the book the author starts off Part 1 covering t...
This release is written in PowerBuilder 12.1 (build 6518 - GA) and encompasses some interesting features that you can coax out of the Windows operating system. Normally, the application can be deployed as a Win32, Winform or WPF (using PB.Net) and allows the user to control music from...
SAP HANA promised to not just make databases dramatically faster like traditional business warehouse accelerator systems but instead speed up the front end, enabling companies to run arbitrary, complex queries on billions of records in a matter of seconds as opposed to hours. The vendo...
Learn how SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere, on-demand edition, helps independent software vendors (ISVs) easily manage multitenant data architectures while providing the data security, scalability, and cloud availability their end customers demand. The on-demand edition can be hosted in private...
On returning from an awesome SAP TechEd in Las Vegas, I was waiting in the departure lounge for my Virgin Atlantic flight and looked through the iTunesU videos I had on my iPad2. There I saw the WWDC2010 Keynote, one that I had personally attended and decided to view it. Within 10 minu...
eLearnIT LLC, global independent provider of SAP Sybase PowerBuilder developer eTraining, Seminars and Workshops, in cooperation with the International Sybase User Group (ISUG), a trade association representing more than eight thousand members in more than sixty countries around the gl...
It has now been reported that the Smartphone adoption in China, has now overtaken the Featurephone adoption. This is a major milestone in any geographic region, but in one of the worlds largest growing countries, this is a great step and shows the snowball effect of expecting powerful ...
"This was the object of the Declaration of Independence. Not to find out new principles, or new arguments, never before thought of, not merely to say things which had never been said before; but to place before mankind the common sense of the subject, in terms so plain and firm as to c...
Some Enterprise Mobility Developers think about getting desktop functionality onto mobile devices for operational convenience and efficiency, in response to the needs of the business. However there is an entirely different dimension of business mobility that should not be overlooked, o...
As you may have noticed, a number of media sources are writing about the overall progression of iOS device sales and of the iPad in particular. The latter’s sales have developed to the point where their presence in businesses is becoming indispensable (see Looking into Enterprise iOS b...
You're just a few clicks away from the first edition of The Innovation Show, from SAP. This brand new, 30-minute online show on May 3rd 2012 at 1400Hrs London time will update you on the latest technologies and IT innovations that are impacting your business. Innovation is anything bu...
The first sets of results are in for the Mobile Development Survey. After only a few weeks of release, there have been hundreds of responses from PowerBuilder users. Here’s a little sneak peek at some of the results we’ve compiled so far: The eternal battle between Android and Apple-...
I just received an interesting piece of information today from the Events team. Let me share it with you... For 2012, our traditional TechWave content will be incorporated into the SAP TechEd conference, taking place October 15-19 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. We will continu...
Novalys SAS announced on March 7, 2012 that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Appeon Corporation to distribute the first-ever mobility solution for the PowerBuilder community. Leveraging Appeon’s over a decade of experience in PowerBuilder web deployment and its core tec...
Novalys SAS announced on Wednesday it has entered into a strategic partnership with Appeon Corporation to distribute the first-ever mobility solution for the Sybase PowerBuilder community. Leveraging Appeon’s decade of experience in PowerBuilder deployment and its core technology platf...
At Mobile World Congress last week in Barcelona, I had the great fortune to interview Oliver Bussmann, CIO at SAP and BC Cho, Head of Global Enterprise Business Team, Mobile Communications - Samsung Electronics. In this interview I find out... What Oliver Bussmann thought the main tren...
At Mobile World Congress last week in Barcelona, I had the great fortune to interview... Jose Antonio Perea Yustres, Head of Innovation and Mobility, Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) - Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) is the national statistics institute for Spain. Affili...
At Mobile World Congress last week in Barcelona, I had the great fortune to interview... Nick Brown, SVP, Solution Management, at SAP. Nick Brown is senior vice president (SVP) of strategy for SAP’s mobile applications. In this role, he is responsible for driving strategic market devel...
Sybase 365, a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc., announced on Tuesday the release of its next generation Mobile Commerce platform, making it the most complete mobile commerce offering on the market for mobile banking, mobile payments and mobile money services for both developed and emerging m...
With a varied range of subjects from Taking PowerBuilder to the Cloud, to Adding Single Sign-On to PowerBuilder Applications, we have been working to keep the community up-to-date on PowerBuilder tips and tools. As our two year anniversary approaches, we’d like to share with you a litt...
As you probably know the Mobile Business Object (MBO) is at the heart of Sybase's UnWired Platform, which is a Mobile Enterprise Application Platform used in turn as part of the SAP Mobility Platform. Once defined the MBO can be used in Native (such as iOS) as well as Hybrid Web Contai...
Sybase, Inc., on Monday announced the availability of Sybase PowerBuilder 12.5, the second .NET release of Sybase's award-winning rapid application development tool. PowerBuilder 12.5 empowers developers with the easiest, fastest and most cost-effective solution for creating modern and...
Sybase TechWave is back in Vegas Baby!.. The glowing light in the hot Mojave Desert, Las Vegas, is this week the location for the hottest & brightest technologies in the IT industry… presented by Sybase & SAP. For me I have been involved in the preparation and planning of the Mobility ...
The advent of BYOD (bring your own device) culture to the Enterprise has ushered about the “app culture” faster for IT departments than expected. Analysts agree that key to IT’s future in mobilizing today’s workforce lies with mobile device management and the move toward an Enterprise...
Just over a month ago I spoke to a few colleagues on the subject of Enterprise Mobility and I went into my Evangelistic mode proclaiming that... "Mobility in business is now the norm and that any company that is not looking at mobilizing their workforce and creating Mobile Information...
Sybase 365, a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc., on Monday announced it has been selected by Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL), one of Bangladesh’s largest banks, for its mobile banking platform. “Sybase 365’s platform allows us to deliver the best possible mobile banking services to our cus...
We are now at the end of SAP's global SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference, in Orlando (May 15 - 18) and there have been some interesting announcements and information coming out, with regard to Sybase & SAP. So if you have not been able to keep up with the coverage, I have produced...
At the recent Mobile Enterprise Summit on April 26 in San Francisco, there was a Fireside Chat titled “Create Your Apportunity”, with Dr Raj Nathan of Sybase and JP Finnell of GigaOM Pro. I have been in attendance at a few of these 'fireside' chats with Raj, both internal to Sybase and...
I've been on the road in North America a lot lately delivering one day .NET overview and migration seminars in cooperation with ISUG. Last week I had a special treat. I traveled to Tel Aviv Israel to deliver an extended two day version of my seminar. My local sponsor was NessPro, Ne...
In the 7th and penultimate article of my Sybase UnWired Platform Series developing against iOS, we have created the app and now need to iteratively test. Testing the iOS/SUP application uses a combination of Apple's Xcode Environment, the SUP Control Center and the Logs generated by th...
Lately there has been a lot of rumor on the web about the iPhone 5, or whatever it will be called... 4GS? Also today we have the announcement of the iPad 2. One thing that most iSpeculators and Technical iBloggers seem to agree on, with regard to the iPhone 5, along with more internal ...
Filmed by yours truly live at the Connecticut PowerBuilder User Group meeting February 2011. This was a great presentation by the master Jim O'Neil. We were all thoroughly engaged in the content and learned a lot. I'm sure you will too.
We are in the 5th article in my series of 8, covering the creation of an Enterprise iOS application using the Sybase Unwired Platform, with the ability to synchronize data. By now you should know that for the Sybase Unwired Platform, Mobile Business Objects (MBOs) are the encapsulation...
Cloud Expo, Inc. announced on Thursday that Cloud Expo 2011 New York, the 8th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, will take place June 6-9, 2011, at the Javits Center in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world’s leading Cloud-...
A number of verticals, particularly Financial Services, are moving towards a zero latency environment, where the reduction of time between decision and action is critical. For example, high-frequency trading is a computerized transaction that takes advantage of the millisecond gap betw...