Tag: Agile

Companies that Embraced Digital Transformation

By Gustav Coleske - Mendix Consultant & Lead Scrum Master. There are more and more companies who transform their business using digital transformation. There are the obvious ones that we are all aware of like Uber, but there are others that are less obvious. Some examples of other companies who have embraced new technology as part of … Continue reading Companies that Embraced Digital Transformation

Mendix Reignited my Passion and Creativity for Development

By Nolan Ramsey - Senior Manager, RAD Solutions. A few months back, Mendix reached out to profile me on their blog. Here's the interview: Rapid Developer Profile: Nolan Ramsey, EPI-USE As you all know by now, we love to hear from our developer community and especially enjoy showcasing successes through our rapid app developer profile … Continue reading Mendix Reignited my Passion and Creativity for Development

Driving Digital Innovation at MIT

By Alex Fishlock - Digital Marketing Associate. On Tuesday 27th September, at The Shard in London, Mendix Solutions will host an exclusive round-table event for higher education institutions. We are lucky enough to be joined by Olu Brown, Director of Application Platforms at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), who has over 18 year’s experience … Continue reading Driving Digital Innovation at MIT

Digital Innovators unleash Creativity with IT and Business Collaboration

By Roald Kruit - Co-founder of Mendix. Gartner calls it bimodal IT, McKinsey a two-speed IT architecture. Regardless of the exact term, these luminaries recognize that IT organizations simply cannot transform into digital startups overnight. Nor should they, as there are significant investments in core systems that remain critical to business function. Bimodal IT allows organizations … Continue reading Digital Innovators unleash Creativity with IT and Business Collaboration

Is there a right way to Develop Digital Applications for your Business? A Business User’s Perspective

By David Helme - ‎Digital Transformation and Development Manager. In an organisation, business departments or clients often identify problems and make recommendations on how to resolve the challenge. Converting those ideas to a working solution that involves IT technology can be challenging for none IT people. Once a high level solution is identified a business … Continue reading Is there a right way to Develop Digital Applications for your Business? A Business User’s Perspective

The top 4 Challenges in Retail and how Digital Applications can help

By Alex Fishlock – Digital Marketing Associate. Everyone knows how demanding the retail landscape currently is. Based on the recent end of year and quarterly results of major players like M&S, ASDA, and the collapse of BHS and Austin Reed, it’s clear that conditions will remain ‘challenging’ for the foreseeable future. Given our ongoing work … Continue reading The top 4 Challenges in Retail and how Digital Applications can help

How to Build a better Analytic Engine in the Mendix Platform

By Nolan Ramsey - Senior Manager, RAD Solutions. I was recently asked my thoughts on how I would solve a slow reporting and analytic environment within the Mendix platform. The developer described the following scenario: I have been working on a project that creates a lot of data (millions of records per year) with no … Continue reading How to Build a better Analytic Engine in the Mendix Platform

8 Considerations for Picking your first Digital Innovation Project

By Roald Kruit - Co-founder of Mendix. By this point, most organizations don’t have to be convinced about the need to go digital. The more pressing question is how to make digital innovation a reality. After learning about the Mendix platform and approach, CIOs, CDOs, and innovation heads typically say something like, “This is great. How do … Continue reading 8 Considerations for Picking your first Digital Innovation Project

Digital Transformation or a series of Tactical Projects?

By David Helme - ‎Digital Transformation and Development Manager. EPI-USE launched a new business line around a year ago called Mendix Solutions (www.mendixsolutions.com) for rapid application development (RAD) using the extremely powerful Mendix platform (www.mendix.com), which is probably one of the fastest ways to transform your ideas into business applications. I have participated in many conversations … Continue reading Digital Transformation or a series of Tactical Projects?

Lessons learnt for Agile Development Business Transformation (Part 3)

By Gustav Coleske - Mendix Consultant & Lead Scrum Master. My first and second blogs explained the differences between the traditional waterfall approach and agile rapid application development. Now I'll touch on the final considerations. Security and Integration: The speed of delivery when using a RAD tool like Mendix is often grossly underestimated.  This proved to be particularly true when building … Continue reading Lessons learnt for Agile Development Business Transformation (Part 3)