When joining Mendix, I wanted to change the culture of the support organization. I began by talking to our partners about their expectations for our support organization and processes. Combining their feedback with our own internal expectations, I made a list of important principles to guide everyone working in support: Continue reading
At the beginning of the month, we gave a free Mendix World ticket to Hans Bot (@Tr0ttr), Founder and Enterprise Architect at ContextAware, for tweeting about Mendix World. (Don’t forget, you can win a free ticket too by tweeting the conference hashtag (#mxworld) and a link to the website (www.mendixworld.com)). After a few email exchanges, Hans thoughtfully wrote back to us why he’s excited to attend Mendix World in April.
In his message below, Hans describes the opportunity for model-driven development capabilities to vastly impact the enterprise IT industry by replacing “paper, PowerPoint slides, and promises” with live applications… Continue reading
Mendix World is our biggest party, er gathering, of developers, IT leaders and partners from the Mendix universe. Over the past few weeks, we’ve added all kinds of cool sessions to our snazzy event program. We’ll have keynotes by top tech executives, solution showcases from innovative project teams, and technical sessions led by some of our most esteemed dungeon masters (read: R&Ders).
Today, we have a guest post from Christiaan Tick, one of the Lead Mendix Consultants in our partner Capgemini’s fast-growing Productivity Platforms Centre of Excellence. Christiaan is a Change as a Strategy evangelist and works intimately together with Capgemini’s clients to help them transform. In this post, he shares his experience using the Mendix App Platform to quickly take Capgemini’s Care Optimizer application from demo to production, including multi-language support and a native Windows 8 app. It’s great to see Mendix not only improving the speed and ease of application delivery, but also supporting a project that’s making a difference by improving the quality of healthcare. Continue reading
We hit the ground running this year! I’m happy and proud to present the first Mendix release of 2014: the January release. It includes numerous improvements in all aspects of our platform, mainly based on questions and feedback from you, our community. Fasten your seat belts, here we go.
tl;dr: We released a lot of cool stuff in January! Continue reading
Last week, we welcomed CIO magazine Contributing Editor Martha Heller to present her findings on the paradoxical nature of the CIO role. When faced with contradictions like “be innovative, but cut costs” and “deliver quickly, without under delivering” these IT leaders need to find ways to “attack, reverse, or neutralize these challenges.” A recording of this webinar can be found here. Continue reading