How to escape Jurassic Park syndrome

Woodward, Alan
June 2005
Management Services;Summer2005, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p18
Academic Journal
This article explains how businesses can maximize the return on their investment in technology. Using application development frameworks offers numerous benefits: the ability to optimize any development for particular business needs; maximum speed in application development; and no more expensive time wasted on writing the routine elements of a system. Meanwhile, there is a certain conceptual connection between application development frameworks and the old open operating systems, such as UNIX. Application development frameworks are in a sense more loyal to the concept of the open operating system than open operating systems themselves actually ever were. And it is the very fact that the frameworks are universal that has led to many independent software development firms speculatively writing application packages for certain specific areas of functionality. INSETS: Volkswagen implements project management tool to increase . . .;Technology supports navigation-based services of the future;Post-it Software Notes boosted by .NET framework.


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