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Progress Customer Support is now Progress SupportLink! And it’s not just about a new name – it’s about several new features that make it easier for you to manage support cases and engage resources. It’s about getting even more responsive award-winning support – from self-service searches to telephone support, giving you the right solutions to your issues quickly and effectively.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2012 at Business Making Progress
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The final day of Progress Revolution opened once again with phenomenal keynote luminaries. Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger described his extraordinary landing on the Hudson River after hitting a flock of birds. Sully attributed his monumental landing with his preparedness for emergencies through extensive flight training. Also his composed style of leadership allowed him to keep calm and take charge during... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2011 at Business Making Progress
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Day 3 opened up with an exciting panel featuring Mike Gualtieri from Forrester and customers from BT, Reliance Capital and Dell, facilitated by CTO, John Bates. The three Progress customers provided cross-industry views on how changes in the business world have made it mandatory for them to become more responsive. Dell remarked that the pace of business has quickened dramatically;... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2011 at Business Making Progress
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Day 2 of Progress Revolution opened with a bang as Rick Reidy, John Bates and John Goodson took the stage with product announcements and inspiring keynotes on the importance of responsiveness. The CEO, Rick Reidy, began by announcing the RPM 2.2 release scheduled for later this month, which will feature the Progress Control Tower, an interactive cockpit. CTO John Bates,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2011 at Business Making Progress
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What a way to kick off day one of Progress Revolution Boston 2011! With over 1,000 attendees from all over the world, today was simply the first to an amazing four days of inspirational keynotes, educational sessions, innovative showcase demos and engaging networking opportunities. Of course, we cannot forget that Grammy-winning Train will be performing on Wednesday! The highlight of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2011 at Business Making Progress
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In a couple of weeks we’re hosting Progress Revolution 2011 in Boston. With all of the innovation in the overall business environment as well as important shifts and trends in specific industry sectors, it’s very exciting to bring thought leaders together for a candid exchange of ideas. While idea exchange in the abstract is inspiring and motivating, what’s most important... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2011 at Business Making Progress
By: Greg O'Connor Greg O'Connor is the CEO of AppZero and a guest contributor for the the Business Making Progress blog. Pioneering the Virtual Application Appliance approach to simplifying application-lifecycle management, Greg O'Connor is responsible for translating Appzero's vision into strategic business objectives and financial results. Here’s a revolution: AppZero protects your software from your customers. As a proud Progress... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2011 at Business Making Progress
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By: Mike Fechner Mike Fechner of Consultingwerk, a software architecture and development company, is a guest co nt ributor on the Business Making Progress blog. He started using Progress and OpenEdge in Version 5 almost 20 years ago and ever since has supported Progress Application Partners and end customers in adopting the features of the latest OpenEdge and Progress releases... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2011 at Business Making Progress
When budgets are tight and time is scarce, it’s hard to justify investing dollars and man-hours on activities and programs that don’t directly and immediately impact the bottom line. Many managers view professional conferences as expensive perks for staffers and don’t understand the value that conference attendance brings back to the organization. The return on investment for conferences is undeniably... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2011 at Business Making Progress
First, Revolution is our new global customer conference. It brings together all previous customer and partner conferences under one roof at the same time. If there’s one conference that you’re planning to attend this year, it should be Progress Revolution in Boston. This year, our focus is on making your business more responsive. Here’s a list of the top 5... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2011 at Business Making Progress
It’s not very often that an original employee sticks around for 30 years, however, Mary Szekely (pronounce C-K per the Hungarian origins of the name) is that very person at Progress Software. A software engineer and fellow at the company, Mary is one of the initial four employees at Progress and one of the first fearless females to enter the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2010 at Business Making Progress
As you may have read in yesterday's post, we hosted our final Progress Software Summit in San Francisco on Wednesday. We again heard from the venerable, John Rymer of Forrester Research. In his speech, “Design Solutions for Faster Change and Greater Business Impact” he touched more strongly this time on the concept of customer service as it relates to real-time... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2010 at Business Making Progress
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