Design Patterns in Smart UI

One of the reasons why Smart UI fascinates me is the way Design Patterns are used.  As you explore Smart UI code you encounter many of these patterns.  But what is a design pattern and why use them? A pattern is a reusable solution that can be applied to commonly occurring problems without the need to code a completely unique solutions each and every time.  Design patterns are templates which, when applied, solve commonly occurring design problems through proven solutions.

Trade Management in the Digital Economy

The world of global trade is experiencing a transformation of a scale that can only be compared to the changes seen following the invention of the wheel or the airplane. Digital information has proven itself to be a key driver in the development of new processes and new business opportunities. The digital revolution is transforming world trade; businesses are now available 24×7, no physical stores are required, and cross-border presence is no longer the domain of the rich.

Next Generation Supply Chain – Is Your Business Ready?

The next generation supply chain is something that people have been talking about for years. After being discussed for so long, I was wondering in what ways things had actually progressed and what innovations are on the horizon that will drive forward the next incremental updates in the supply chain and logistics industry? In this post I look at some of the ways that companies are innovating and using technology solutions to improve their supplier processes.

Join Fastman at OpenText Enterprise World 2017 !

As Darwin once said – it is not the strongest of the species, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change. Same applies to businesses. Today’s technologies are accelerating at an exponential rate, producing unprecedented change that is disrupting the traditional ways of doing business – while the old approach moved at the speed of human coders, the new one progresses at the speed of data, information and self-assembly.