Head in the Clouds: SaaS, PaaS, and Cloud Strategy

Managing cloud applications

  • The case against moving to the cloud

    Valerie Silverthorne - Senior News & Feature Writer 02 Dec 2015
  • Even the most cursory glance at cloud service offerings makes you immediately see why nearly every company is there today. It's cheap, it's fast, and at the larger providers like AWS, it's even ...

  • Adobe fesses up; will fix the app it broke

    Joel Shore - News Writer 29 Oct 2015
  • In an  earlier IT Knowledge Exchange blog post, I wrote about how Adobe, in an astonishingly poor effort to simplify, completely changed the import procedure in its Lightroom application, widely ...

  • What if you build it and no one comes?

    Joel Shore - News Writer 16 Oct 2015
  • Application development isn't easy. That's why the profession of software engineering is so valued and why talented cloud and mobile app developers -- like you -- are continually sought after. That ...

  • Have you forgotten about Windows?

    Joel Shore - News Writer 18 Sep 2015
  • We're all so busy reading (you) or writing (me) about developing apps for cloud and mobile platforms, it's getting pretty tough to find much in the way of Windows coverage. If you've forgotten ...

  • Can your cloud apps handle interrupted transactions?

    Joel Shore - News Writer 04 Sep 2015
  • When someone using your mobile cloud app begins a transaction and communications is unexpectedly lost, what happens on both the device and server sides when that break is detected? And what actions ...

  • HP keeps the tools coming; this time for continuous testing

    Joel Shore - News Writer 22 Jun 2015
  • It's becoming apparent that 2015 is a year in which we're being showered with cloud and mobile development tools from all sides. It seems new tools are being announced weekly. One of the companies ...

  • Is mobile software really this bad?

    Joel Shore - News Writer 17 Jun 2015
  • Every day, I check my iPhone to see which apps have been updated. Think of it as the latest fad in armchair spectator sports. What I see only reinforces my belief that mobile apps may look pretty, ...