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All posts by Rick Parry

Rick Parry is the MD of AIGS. AIGS is the Sub Saharan distributor of Progress Software. Progress Software is a global software company that simplifies the development, deployment and management of business applications on-premise or on any Cloud, on any platform and on any device with minimal IT complexity and low total cost of ownership.
  • Don’t have a mobile strategy? You could soon be screwed

    Today, even though only eight percent of mobile apps are paid for, they generate more revenue than mainframes and the expenditure on devices are growing more than four times as fast as that of PCs. But more important than the devices and applications themselves are their impact on business. Think of retailers today. They are now not only able to detect all potential customers in a mall that come within 100 metres of their stores, they are also able to zone in on that person’s preferences for certain items, for example -- power tools. As soon as that person comes...