April 18, 2017
In today’s business world, information technology (IT) continues to be the engine that drives competitive advantage and long-term success. However, IT departments face mounting budget scrutiny at a time when their innovations are most needed.
How can IT departments manage this “catch 22”? Some say, by doing less.
March 22, 2017
When TerraGo came into being, field data collection typically meant printing paper maps and forms. After binding them for crews to take into the field, they would be used to perform and record asset inspections, preventive maintenance, site surveys, engineering reports and all types of field work in nearly every industry. Notes were taken with pen and pencil in massive 3-ring binders. At the end of the day, completed notebooks went back to the office where the data was keyed manually into a computer - a time-wasting, tedious, error-prone and expensive regimen.
March 10, 2017
On August 14, 2003, utility companies took stock of a problem everybody knew was there, but few were aware of its potential destructive impact. After a system software failure during the early afternoon, overloaded 345-kilovolt lines suddenly dipped into trees in three places in Northeast Ohio—part of a four-hour chain of events that became the Northeast Blackout, second-largest in world history.
New App Development Tools Help Keep Pace With Geospatial Revolution
January 12, 2017
The rise of the Global Positioning System (GPS) and the emergence of smartphones have spawned a revolution in mobile location-based capabilities that often seems to outpace the budgets and capacity of traditional software development for many government and commercial organizations.
December 12, 2016
Data collection for environmental regulatory compliance is now significantly improved due to advances in mobile geospatial technology. Mobile Technology Analyst and Journalist Jim Hodges reports on how TerraGo Edge software installed on tablets simplifies the process of gathering field data.
Read the complete article by scrolling to page 37 of World Water Magazine November/December 2016 edition.
November 22, 2016
Government agencies and system integrators are moving into an era of streamlined applications and workforce efficiency, thanks to new tools for capturing data and replacing key business processes in software.
November 22, 2016
At one end of the enterprise mobility spectrum is the field, where workers use apps to meet demands of those at the other end: managers who are finding more inventive ways to use the information in operations, customer service and sales as business intelligence that drives the bottom line.
October 12, 2016
When it comes to the rising tide of rapid application delivery platforms, it seems no two research analysts agree on precisely what defines low-code vs. RAD vs. BPM or other visual development tools. One thing is clear; there is a growing adoption of low-code strategies by businesses and IT departments that have found a way to deliver apps faster while spending less.
August 30, 2016
Another effort to bypass professional mobile app developers has emerged from TerraGo, which announced TerraGo Magic, "a zero-code app platform."
August 24, 2016
Mobile apps have become an important part of business marketing, personal communications, education, entertainment and productivity. There is a wealth of mobile apps available today. But sometimes the path from mobile app concept to reality is rockier than it needs to be.