16 07, 2019

Proper priorities in custom software

2019-08-22T10:33:36-05:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: General|0 Comments

From time to time in the past we've had clients get caught up on using specific technologies or not using specific technologies, regardless of how it affects their budget and other priorities. That way of thinking will get in the way of your new system going live. It doesn't matter if they bought a pre-built [...]

2 07, 2019

Avoid budget creep by going live

2019-08-22T10:34:21-05:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: General|0 Comments

We see it all the time. People are afraid to go live with a new system. Once they see that date on the calendar, all of a sudden they start thinking of features they think they need immediately. Unfortunately, that quickly leads to scope creep, which in turn leads to budget creep. If these are [...]

4 06, 2019

Oracle APEX 19.1 released

2019-08-22T10:35:46-05:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: General|0 Comments

For Oracle Application Express (APEX) users, it's worth noting that version 19.1 was released recently. The previous version, 19.0, was considered early adopter, but with 19.1 there are a number of improvements. What is Oracle APEX? But before we get into that, you may be asking, "What is Oracle APEX?" Oracle APEX is a development [...]

21 05, 2019

Putting Oracle XE to work

2019-08-22T10:36:27-05:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: General|0 Comments

We've seen how Oracle XE has changed since the 18c update. It's now a fully-fledged database, if shackled by some resource limitations compared to the full database solution. But what can Oracle XE do for your business? Do the limitations really make a difference? What will it take to get up and running, and is [...]

7 05, 2019

Oracle XE is now free

2019-08-22T10:37:52-05:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: General|0 Comments

Oracle databases have been an industry standard for years, with the Oracle Database framework underpinning many businesses. Oracle XE was a little different, though. The original idea behind Oracle XE when it came out in 2005 was to have a smaller, lighter, less resource-intensive database that could be run on smaller hardware. It was meant [...]