Summary: As we start 2020, let’s take a look back at the most popular articles published on this blog over the last year. Learn about dashboard best practices, CIO challenges, low-code development, and much more.
As we say goodbye to 2019, let’s take a look back at the last year. Over the last 12 months, we’ve explored topics surrounding a few common themes: Emerging technologies, low-code development, trends, analytics, and IT challenges. We’ve looked at:
- Executive dashboard best practices
- How to find the best low-code platform
- Challenges facing CIOs and IT leaders
- Enterprise software trends
- and much more.
In case you missed any of them, let’s take a look back at some of the most popular articles. As determined by readers of this blog, here are 10 of the most popular posts published on this blog over the last year. I hope you find them interesting:
How to turn a spreadsheet into a web app in 3 minutes
I’ve mentioned the dangers of spreadsheet misuse on many occasions and explained why it’s so important to put spreadsheet data into a database. In this video, we show you how to convert your spreadsheets into web apps. In just three minutes, we take you from a spreadsheet to a fully-functioning web application running over that data.
The Mobile App Comparison Chart: Hybrid vs. Native vs. Mobile Web (2019 Update)
As mobile apps grow in the business world, companies face a problem: Misconceptions still surround mobile app development. Many businesses venture into mobile app development without truly understanding the difference between each approach. Others enter the mobile app world with false beliefs about the pros and cons of each method…that could cost them hundreds of thousands of dollars. To help clear up confusion, we’ve created a handy comparison chart to help you understand which mobile app approach is right for you.
Pros and cons of low-code development platforms
A growing trend, low-code development claims to address many of the common challenges facing businesses today. But, how accurate are these claims? In this article, we take a realistic look at low-code platforms–exploring the pros and cons.
7 principles of modern web application development
Driven in part by recent trends, web application development has changed over the past few years. Development principles that applied in the past no longer make sense, while new ones have sprung up. In this article, we explore the principles that modern web developers must follow when building successful applications.
7 challenges facing CIOs and IT leaders in 2020
As technology evolves at an ever-increasing pace, it brings major challenges to the IT department. Modern CIOs and IT leaders must recognize and prepare for these challenges if they hope to remain competitive in the coming years. What challenges can we expect in 2020? In this article, we examine 7 challenges facing CIOs and IT leaders.
Enterprise Software Trends that CIOs Can’t Ignore in 2019
Enterprise software is evolving faster than ever, and plays a critical role in all aspects of a business. It’s an area that CIOs and IT leaders must constantly monitor. So, where is enterprise software headed in the near future? In this article, we explore 6 trends to watch.
6 essential elements of modern enterprise reporting software
What do you look for in a reporting tool? Obviously, the requirements vary by company, but I believe that certain elements are essential in a good reporting tool. In this article, we explore 6 essential elements you should look for in any good reporting solution.
How to find the best low-code development platform: Ask these 9 questions
A growing trend, low-code development claims to address many of the common challenges facing businesses today. But, how do you choose the best platform for your business? How can you avoid surprises or “gotchas” when selecting a tool? In this article, we explore 9 questions to ask before choosing a low-code tool.
Executive dashboard best practices: 7 rules to follow
Executive dashboards help business leaders get a clear view of their organizations at a glance. But, not all dashboards are created equal. How can you create effective dashboards for your executives? In this article, we explore a few best practices to follow when creating dashboards.
5 IT trends to watch in 2019 and beyond
As technology evolves at an ever-increasing pace, it brings major changes to the IT department. In this era, the IT department moves from a back-office function to a true business partner. What trends are driving this change, and how must your IT department adapt? In this article, we examine 5 trends to watch in the near future.
So there you have it. These are the 10 of the most popular articles from this blog over the past year, as determined by readers. Thank you once again for taking the time to read this blog over the past year. I hope you’ve found the articles helpful. As always, feel free to reach out and let me know if there are any topics you would like to see me cover on this blog.