Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Magic's 5 Most-Read Blog Posts of 2014


As 2014 has given way to 2015, we invite you to take a look at the top 5 most-read blog posts of the past year.

After you're done with these, we welcome you to browse the rest of the blog for many more interesting and inspirational articles that can help you advance your business and career in 2015!


Monday, January 5, 2015

Magic Invites You to Vote in the 2015 DeveloperWeek Awards

VOTE FOR MAGIC in the 2015 DeveloperWeek Awards!

DeveloperWeek has kicked off its 2015 crowd-sourced awards program to identify the best developer tools. The awards are being hosted on the social evaluation platform Verticalize. Voting is open until January 15th to Verticalize members.

Magic Software’s Enterprise Mobility Solution has been nominated for the Mobile Dev Tools Category under the Developer Industry.

Click here to vote now. (Click the Endorse button in black rectangle above Solution Details). 

Click here to join first. (Join Now button at top right corner)

Thanks in advance for your support!

Monday, December 29, 2014

You Can’t Ground the Internet of Things

As the number of connected devices in the home, work and public environment grows, there are more Internet of Things (IoT) applications being deployed. Small package delivery companies can leverage the IoT to deliver shipments by Internet-connected drones; that is they could until the FAA issued a temporary ban. But regulators won’t be able to ground the Internet of Things. There are simply too many innovations emerging to commercial success.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Magic Enterprise Mobility Solution Wins MobileVillage’s Superstar Award for Mobile Application Development


We’re pleased to announce that Magic Software’s End-to-End Enterprise Mobility Solution has been named one of the best mobile products of the year in the 2014 Mobile Star Awards  hosted by the mobile technology news and directory site MobileVillage.com.



Monday, December 22, 2014

6 Reasons Why Systems Integrations Fail


Technology continues to advance, putting increased pressure on IT departments to keep pace. CIOs are challenged to ensure that that their systems are leveraging the latest innovations to stay competitive, while still providing all the necessary system integration capabilities to enable real time data sharing and to best support business processes.
Systems integration projects that are abandoned, incomplete or don’t meet performance  requirements can be disastrous for a business. Take for example an eCommerce web store that is not properly integrated with an ERP system. Out-of-date product availability information can result in delivery delays, ordering of discontinued items, customer frustration and lost business.
Application integration platforms can enable successful systems integrations but only if they provide the functionality that IT departments need to have to keep pace with evolving technologies and expectations.


Here are six ways that system integration platforms can fall short. 

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The Rise of Online Shopping in Africa

Online transactions make up less than 1% of the overall retail market in South Africa according to Enst & Young. Although this is extremely low when compared with the UK, where online shopping constitutes 14% of retail sector purchases, this number is escalating at an impressive year-on-year rate according to latest MasterCard Worldwide Online Shopping Survey.