People, Process and Technology: The Cultural Side of a Merger

People, Process and Technology: The Cultural Side of a Merger

Year 2015 booked a spot in the record books with just over $5 trillion in M&A volume, surpassing 2007’s previous record of $4.6 trillion, according to Dealogic data. The healthcare industry was the forerunner of this charge, responsible for an astonishing 62% of the total transaction volume. Technology was a close second, including Dell Inc.’s notable $67 billion acquisition of EMC...

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Sharing Secure Data Between Apps using Good Dynamics and Xamarin.iOS

Sharing Secure Data Between Apps using Good Dynamics and Xamarin.iOS

The Good Dynamics SDK provides Xamarin developers a wide range of containerized security features that span almost every security need on a mobile device.  In the previous blog post, we used the SDK to implement an encrypted SQLite database and file storserviceisge system.  Another key component to mobile security is the ability to share information between applications on the same device...

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Good Dynamics SDK and Xamarin – Security Architecture Overview

The Good Dynamics SDK provides Xamarin developers a wide range of containerized security features that span almost every security need on a mobile device.  There is a possibility for data leakage to occur when mobile devices access an unknown foreign web site or other content from an unsecure application server.  This post will provide a high level overview of Good’s architecture and why...

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Secure Storage with the Good Dynamics SDK and Xamarin.iOS

Secure Storage with the Good Dynamics SDK and Xamarin.iOS

The Good Dynamics iOS SDK provides Xamarin developers a wide range of containerized security features that cover almost every security need on a mobile device.  In the previous blog post, we made a Xamarin iOS app and implemented the Good Dynamics iOS SDK that handled securely authenticating users.  A key component to mobile security is securing the persistent data stored on the device.  …

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Why Should Utilities Use Technology to Drive Efficiency and Protect Water Quality?

Why Should Utilities Use Technology to Drive Efficiency and Protect Water Quality?

Flint, Michigan has become a lightning rod for attention to the financial needs of water infrastructure in the United States. But the financial issue cannot be separated from the needs of proper utility management. The potable water industry was built with a very conservative approach to operations with the protection of public health, and a philosophy of water quality first and foremost.…

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Using Good Dynamics SDK with Xamarin 101

Using Good Dynamics SDK with Xamarin 101

Both Good Dynamics and Xamarin are useful products that greatly simplify some of the larger hurdles in mobile application development such as learning Objective-C and implementing mobile encryption and security management.  Xamarin is a mobile application development framework that allows you to develop fully native, cross-platform mobile applications using C# and Microsoft.NET. …

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Five Reasons Rapid Prototyping Rocks

Anyone involved in a new product or offering understands how requirements and design can quickly become out of control. Developers begin making assumptions through the build and integration of the solution. Project managers promise more than what is capable of the entire team. New voices get involved and user acceptance testing quickly spirals out of control, headed straight for failure.…

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Performance Services: A combined distributed and centralized service desk can lead to better customer service

Businesses choose to outsource IT services for many reasons that range from quality to cost to focus.   The Performance Services (“managed services”) team at West Monroe Partners helps clients by outsourcing applications and infrastructure management.   A key component of our offering is our Service Desk which is our face to our client’s employees and in some cases, our client’s...

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