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From dataviz to AI: our views on the tech that’s set to make a difference today – and tomorrow

Offline App wins insurance software award
Offline App wins insurance software award 150 150 Kindy Mann

RSA Insurance Group and MSM Software Solved win Insurance Software Award 2016! We’re delighted to announce that our work with RSA won the Insurance Software award at last night’s Commercial Insurance Awards. The ground-breaking software RSAred, enables site engineers to record standardised risk information on any device, and from any location. RSA’s Martin Turner says…

Why move to the cloud? Six benefits of cloud computing
Why move to the cloud? Six benefits of cloud computing 150 150 Kindy Mann

As many businesses seek to replace or augment their existing software solutions they’re increasingly looking to the cloud. Because we’re a Microsoft Azure partner, we help businesses of all sizes capture the strategic opportunity that cloud presents. But what are these opportunities? And how can they improve your business? The advantages of cloud computing The…

A guide for the CIO: Improve business agility with loose coupling
A guide for the CIO: Improve business agility with loose coupling 150 150 Kindy Mann

Business agility is one of the most important challenges facing organisations today. We all know that processes, people, customers and technology are not static; they change all the time. Business agility enables you to be flexible in responding to that change and take advantage of new opportunities quickly. And the term ‘loose coupling’ is critical…

Digital transformation: the security risks
Digital transformation: the security risks 150 150 Tom Kington

For many businesses digital transformation means making desktop systems mobile and adopting initiatives that make it easier for staff to work such as single sign-on (SSO). There’s no doubt that giving staff and customers access to your applications whenever they need them improves productivity and drives engagement. But at what cost? The benefits of digital…

How to integrate UI and UX into software development
How to integrate UI and UX into software development 150 150 dan.macduff

How to integrate UI and UX into software development by Kindy Mann 09/10/2015 Anyone that’s been involved in a software development project will know that they are the sum of many parts. When those parts come together, beautiful things happen; your systems are not only meeting your business needs but users enjoy using them. In…

Why write good software documentation: five key benefits
Why write good software documentation: five key benefits 150 150 dan.macduff

Why write good software documentation: five key benefits When you get something new, do you ever have that eureka moment of not realising what you’ve been missing out on? It feels good, right? And that’s exactly how our clients feel when we help them document their systems. Often clients approach us because they need help…

Four options for managing legacy systems – the pros and cons
Four options for managing legacy systems – the pros and cons 150 150 dan.macduff

There will come a point, in most IT departments, where legacy systems will become a nuisance. But this can be resolved with a bit of guidance. In fact, all it takes is an evaluation of how complex your IT environment really is, and from here, you will be able to determine which of the following…

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Microsoft began development of the .NET framework in the late 1990s to enable application development primarily for the Windows platform. Originally called Next Generation Windows Services (NGWS), the framework morphed into .NET when version 1.0 was released in late 2000. The current version, .NET 4.5 was launched in August 2012, just over five years after…

Which is more secure – ASP.NET or PHP?
Which is more secure – ASP.NET or PHP? 150 150 Kindy Mann

The differences in the innate security of ASP.NET vs PHP come down to the scope of what functionality and features are provided by either technology. Fundamentally, the security of a web application is dependent upon the implementation, but the technology used to implement that website will impact the amount of effort required to write secure…

Are there any tools to convert my Delphi application code to a more modern language?
Are there any tools to convert my Delphi application code to a more modern language? 150 150 Mark Reed

FAQ: Are there any tools to convert my Delphi application code to a more modern language? One of the questions we are frequently asked is whether you can use code conversion software to migrate a project from a legacy language to a modern language. This is coming up increasingly in relation to Delphi applications where…