The biggest changes in IT in the last 5 years

  • By Carla Rudder
  • September 17, 2018

A community of CIOs discussing the future of business and IT

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Digital transformation readiness: 7 steps to prepare for IIoT and AI

  • By Stephan Romeder
  • September 12, 2018

Is your organisation prepared to reap the benefits of modern digital manufacturing?

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How can data integration pave the way towards Industry 4.0?

  • By Kerry Hope
  • August 2, 2018

South African manufacturers leapfrog their global competitors

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The Rewards and Challenges of Predictive Maintenance

  • By Yuval Lavi
  • July 20, 2018

How predictive maintenance can result in significant savings for manufacturers.

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Build a smarter supply chain with IoT

  • By Javier Jiménez
  • June 20, 2018

There are several ways that AI can optimize each stage of manufacturing from the shop floor to the final product delivery. Here are 5 ways manufacturing functions can raise their level of productivity by using AI.

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Magic Software Assigns Task Force to Support the Upcoming Release of Its New Angular-based Web Client

  • By Magic Software Enterprises

Magic Software's new global task force will promote and support the new Web client capabilities to all existing Magic xpa customers while also reaching out to new potential clients by launching global marketing efforts.

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How Predictive Maintenance will Drive the Factory of the Future

  • By Stephan Romeder
  • June 19, 2018

How predictive maintenance will underpin the smart factories of Industry 4.0.

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Smart Manufacturing with AI Inside

  • By Stephan Romeder
  • June 18, 2018

There are several ways that AI can optimize each stage of manufacturing from the shop floor to the final product delivery. Here are 5 ways manufacturing functions can raise their level of productivity by using AI.

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5 Reasons Why Your CRM and ERP Systems Should Talk

  • By Stephan Romeder
  • June 15, 2018

What happens when CRM and ERP speak to each other

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Predictive Maintenance KPIs Are Unbeatable

  • By Tsipora Cohen
  • May 29, 2018

The KPIs are so superior that, despite the challenges, predictive maintenance will become the heart and brains of every field service organization.

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5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Boost Productivity

  • By Javier Jiménez
  • May 22, 2018

5 ways that manufacturers can raise their level of productivity by using AI. Thanks to recent strides, the AI market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 52% from 2017 to 2025.

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Using system integration to optimize the manufacturing process

  • By Javier Jiménez
  • May 17, 2018

Core systems within the manufacturing cycle need to be connected to optimize productivity and performance levels.

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5 Must Have Digital Experiences for Your Customers

  • By Javier Jimenez
  • May 12, 2018

Since consumers have endless opportunities to shop online, they have the luxury to be extremely demanding. They want to be pampered. If a page takes too long to load, or if they can’t see if their item is available in a local store, they can simply abandon their shopping cart. They expect to have all the data they need at their fingertips so that they have the power to choose. The following tips will help transform your website visitors into loyal customers.

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5 Facts You Should Know about Predictive Maintenance

  • By Javier Jiménez
  • May 7, 2018

Predictive maintenance is not new, but today more than ever, with advancements in technology, predictive maintenance can result in significant savings for manufacturers.

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Global VP of Tech & Innovation Yuval Lavi on Magic Software: Delivering Integration & Application Development Platforms for Modern Enterprises

  • By Sean Garrity
  • April 24, 2018

We recently caught up with Global VP of Technology and Innovation Yuval Lavi, who gave us the scoop on Magic’s Integration and App Development Platforms built specifically for the modern enterprise.

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Mobile and social are dominant forces in SA retail

  • By Kerry Hope
  • April 6, 2018

Virtual shopping is becoming the norm. Using our mobile devices to window shop and find the best price, product reviews, and advice through social media has reinvented the shopping experience.

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The race to launch driverless trucks

  • By Stephan Romeder
  • April 5, 2018

The US and Europe are competing to be the first to unleash autonomous trucks on the highways.

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ERP + CRM = Superior customer experience

  • By Stephan Romeder
  • March 9, 2018

ERP + CRM = Superior customer experience: 5 ways how data integration improves customer satisfaction

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How to get the most out of your CRM system – and keep your customers from the brink

  • By Stephan Romeder
  • March 7, 2018

How to get the most out of your CRM system – and keep your customers from the brink

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Growing Excellent Banking Experiences

  • By Stephan Romeder
  • March 3, 2018

Leveraging data to be Customer-Centric

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The Must-Dos, and Must-Don’ts, of CRM Data Integration

  • By Cathy Sands
  • February 28, 2018

Here's how to keep system integration project management on track.

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Building a case for data integration in the mining industry

  • By Kerry Hope
  • February 22, 2018

The complexity of the mining industry presents unique information management challenges. The volatility of prices, environmental concerns and stringent regulatory frameworks make mining processes extremely complex and difficult to manage.

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Delivering Top-Notch Online Customer Experiences

  • By Javier Jimenez
  • February 20, 2018

Personalized digital services depend on data integration Enabling an excellent e-commerce customer experience (CX) is a top priority for many companies. This is especially important as sales are becoming increasingly digital. Online shopping sales hit a record $108.2 billion this holiday season, a 14.7 percent increase from last year, according to Adobe Analytics.

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The 7 benefits of CRM-ERP integration

  • By MyCustomer
  • February 12, 2018

How well does your business know its customers? The answer may depend on your CRM-ERP integration. Together, these systems track all of the critical touch-points along the customer journey. CRM deals with front-end information, such as recording customer interactions, sales tracking, pipeline management, prospecting, and managing marketing campaigns. ERP software handles critical backend processes, including purchase history, billing and shipping details, accounting information, financial data, and supply chain management details.

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Connected trucks: All the data, all the possibilities

  • By FleetOwner
  • January 30, 2018

Safety on the highways relies on massive data integration

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Making Field Service a Revenue Center

  • By Javier Jimenez
  • January 2, 2018

When field service processes run smoothly, customers are happy and loyal and profits increase. And when service calls are managed properly, field service is transformed from a cost center to a revenue center. But optimizing field service processes requires well-executed system integration. Automating systems and business processes cuts down on redundant processes and makes field service personnel much more efficient.  

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Top IT Disasters In 2017 A reminder of how dependent we are on data systems

  • By Innovation Enterprise
  • December 22, 2017

This year has seen an inordinate number of IT meltdowns. Computer glitches have grounded planes, tampered with the stock market, ruined travel plans, and resulted in stolen credit cards. They have also led to life-threatening situations by disrupting healthcare and emergency services. Here’s a recap of 2017’s biggest IT disasters to remind us how much we rely on and are dependent on data systems.

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GDPR: What it means for data management

  • By BizCommunity
  • December 14, 2017

On 25 May 2018, South African companies with an EU customer base must comply with new rules and legislation concerning the collection, storage, and processing of personal information also known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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Will the Internet of Things Deliver?

  • By IOT Journal
  • December 7, 2017

Investing in extensive planning for building the right IoT infrastructure is well worth the effort.

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How online stores can take steps to stop the Grinch from stealing Christmas

  • By IT News Africa
  • December 1, 2017

The Christmas rush has started. The postal service warned South African residents that if they want their Christmas parcels sent abroad to arrive on time, they must have been sent by October – so they may already be too late. Can purchasing gifts online for local delivery also experience delays? Sadly, yes. Even if gift orders are placed online today, the parcels may still not arrive on time for Christmas.

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Why system integration is essential for manufacturers

  • By EE Publishers
  • November 30, 2017

New investments in the free flow of data between systems in South Africa will enable manufacturers to achieve new levels of efficiency and gain a competitive advantage. System integration budgets in South Africa are predicted to grow to R10,5-billion in 2021, up from R9,4-billion in 2016.

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Retailers snowed in by Holiday Data

  • By MyCustomer
  • November 29, 2017

By Stephan Romeder, Vice President of Global Business Development , Magic Software No one feels the Christmas rush more than retailers, and this includes sellers online. UK Retailers can expect another bumper year in 2017 with an estimated £79 billion in holiday retail sales, a 4 percent increase from 2016. Not only does the last quarter of the year see increases in the number of orders, but the average order sizes also tend to be much bigger. In fact, some retailers make up to 40% of their yearly revenue in the last quarter alone. 

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How Systems Integration Will Make You GDPR Compliant

  • By BCW
  • November 16, 2017

On 25th May 2018, new rules and legislation concerning the collection, storage and processing of personal information relating to individuals in the European Union (EU), also known as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), will come into effect.

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SD Times news digest: Google studies hackers’ behavior, Magic xpc is released, and Qualcomm rejects Broadcom’s offer

  • By SD Times
  • November 13, 2017

Google has released results of a study that was done to understand the causes of account takeover. The study was done in collaboration with the University of California, Berkeley from March 2016 to March 2017. Google used the results of the study to improve its own security practices.

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Magic Software Announces Magic xpc, its New iPaaS Solution, Empowering Cloud Integrations

  • By BCW

Magic’s new Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) enables leveraging the cloud for fast code-free integration, expanding the company’s suite of integration platforms

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Data Integration Can Help Retailers Ring in the Holiday Shopping Season

  • By destination CRM
  • November 7, 2017

Make sure all of your systems give the gift of sharing data this year, because no one wants a present delivered in January.

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Why Hand-Coded Integration Is A Disaster For The Supply Chain

  • By Innovation Enterprise
  • November 1, 2017

Data integration for logistics is more than a 'one off' process

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GDPR compliance – Systems integration is a good place to start

  • By ITProPortal
  • October 23, 2017

Companies need to ensure a framework is established to monitor, review and asses the data processing procedures with all necessary safeguards.

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Magic Software Launches Global Integration Channel Partner Program to Scale Up for Rapid Growth

  • By CIO DIVE
  • October 12, 2017

New structure and key appointment addresses the growing integration opportunity due to digital transformation, the move to the cloud and the deployment of IoT solutions

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Magic Software Ready for Rapid Growth with New Partner Program

  • By Channel Partners
  • October 11, 2017

Magic Software Enterprises has launched a new business unit and partner program for managing global integration partners with a focus on rapid growth.

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A guide to low-code development solutions

  • By SD Times
  • October 9, 2017

Magic Software: Magic xpa Application Platform lets you leverage the same business logic to develop once and deploy across platforms.

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Koos Manufacturing adopts Magic xpi solutions

  • By Fibre 2 Fashion
  • October 4, 2017

Koos Manufacturing that manufactures denim for premium brands like AG Jeans and Big Star, has successfully implemented the Magic xpi Integration Platform. This solution will improve customer service and operational efficiency by automating processes across e-commerce and ERP systems, including Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and Onestop.

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AG Jeans sews up eCommerce, ERP and Fulfillment with Magic xpi

  • By Retail DIVE

Automated business processes across Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and Onestop improve customer service and efficiency

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Healthcare IT diagnosis: Point-to-Point integration is debilitating

  • By Javier Jiménez
  • October 3, 2017

As digital transformation is dawning, with all the new cost efficiencies that it brings, healthcare organizations can’t let siloed systems be the bottleneck for innovation.

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No System Is An Island

  • By BCW
  • September 29, 2017

This is the age of hyper-connectivity. With all of our smartphones, laptops, and tablets we are instantly available anytime, anywhere. In 1624 when John Donne wrote, “No man is an island, entire of itself”, he had no idea how far technology would take us.

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IoT Reality Check – Keep your integration on track

  • By Innovation Enterprise
  • August 16, 2017

The IoT wave is introducing new efficiencies with a fast ROI, but there are also considerable risks that need to be considered before making significant investments for the long term.

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Post M&A Integration Syndrome: Six Warning Signs

  • By Global Banking & Finance Review
  • August 12, 2017

Merger and acquisition failures are estimated to be between 70-90 percent, with difficulties integrating data as a major roadblock to achieving improved efficiencies. When managed properly, information technology plays a vital role in creating a smooth transition. But, post-merger integrations can be tricky because of all the complexities trying to pass data seamlessly between the two companies.

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Riding the digital storm

  • By ITWeb Brainstorm Magazine
  • August 2, 2017

It’s time to put on your wellies. The digital disruption storm is past the horizon and in the business backyard.

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M&A integration failures: 6 deal breakers to look for

  • By Information Age
  • August 1, 2017

What are the most problematic failures following an M&A - and trying to integrate the technology stacks of two firms? These tips help avoid downtimes and guarantee efficiency

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Digitally transforming e-commerce customer engagement

  • By Customer Think
  • June 24, 2017

Enabling excellent e-commerce experiences is a top priority for many companies. This is true now more than ever since B2B e-commerce sales are expected to outgrow their B2C counterparts, reaching 12 trillion USD in sales by 2020.

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Seamless data integration key in differentiating e-commerce customer experience

  • By BizCommunity
  • June 23, 2017

Online spend is forecasted to grow to over R53bn by 2018 according to the PayPal and Ipsos third annual cross-border commerce report. Their research states that 58% of adults in South Africa with internet access shopped online over the past 12 months, amounting to an estimated total spend of R37.1bn.

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6 reasons to adopt a culture of digital disruption

  • By Customer Think
  • April 13, 2017

We are living in a topsy-turvy upside-down world that is suddenly post-modern and something more. Old assumptions of doing business are colliding with new business models and rapidly changing technology paradigms that threaten traditional business thinking with hidden barriers, digital delusions and more.

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Benchmarking For Field Service Success

  • By Field Technologies Online
  • April 7, 2017

In the field service industry, operational efficiency is essential for empowering an organization’s most important attribute – its ability to satisfy its customers. In a Strategies for Growth survey published last year, 64% of UK/Europe respondents stated that developing and improving metrics or KPIs was critical to strive and attain best practice status, up from 52% the previous year.

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Magic Software Extends Magic xpi Integration Platform with Additional Connectors

  • By TechWorld from IDG
  • March 29, 2017

Magic xpi 4.6 includes: New Connectors for ServiceMax and OData, Updates to SAP Business One and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Connectors

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ServiceMax names Magic Software a certified tech partner

  • By SupplyChain DIVE
  • March 28, 2017

Magic’s new dedicated ServiceMax connector enables real-time business process integration between ServiceMax and other enterprise software, such as ERP systems, enabling ServiceMax customers to streamline field service processes, eliminate duplicate data entry, and increase productivity. Click here to read more

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Using data to streamline the supply chain

  • By Bizcommunity
  • March 16, 2017

Companies invest in many systems to power the supply chain: warehouse management systems, transportation management systems, enterprise resource planning (ERP) platforms and a myriad of other solutions. Click here to read more

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Magic Software’s Magic xpi brings Industry 4.0 to Swiss manufacturer

  • By Automation.com
  • March 13, 2017

Magic announced that Assa Abloy AG, the Swiss global leader in locking systems and security technology, has put the Magic xpi Integration Platform at the heart of the company’s new fully automated manufacturing system for its KESO keys Click here to read more

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Cloud growth brings ERP integration challenges

  • By Information Age
  • March 9, 2017

The European Cloud ERP market is expected to grow 7.7% each year up to 2022, according to a recent report published by KBV Research Click here to read more

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The Disruption Series, Part Three: Magic Software

  • By SugarCRM Blog
  • March 7, 2017

SugarCRM’s Martin Schneider recently sat down with Brian Pitoniak, Magic’s vice president of sales & operations to discuss how Magic helps companies accelerate integration to better relate to customers and enhance their business. Click here to read more

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More than one way to the cloud

  • By IT News Africa
  • March 3, 2017

South African enterprises are moving to the cloud. According to George Etheredge, ICT research analyst at Frost & Sullivan, the local cloud market is worth $140 million and growing. South Africa is way ahead of other African markets, with the necessary data centre resources and connectivity to have rapid adoption for cloud computing in the corporate sector. Click here to read more

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Reinventing intelligent agility

  • By Brainstorm Magazine
  • March 1, 2017

It seems 2016 may have been the year of the buzzword, but 2017 looks set to be the year where IT is reinvented. Click here to read more

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7 Ways to Digitally Transform Your Supply Chain

  • By Inbound Logistics
  • February 15, 2017

To keep the supply chain working at top efficiency, companies need not only a flexible and adaptable culture, but also a highly adaptable underlying IT infrastructure. Companies invest a lot of time, effort, and money in developing systems to power the supply chain. The amount of data can be overwhelming. However, by connecting data and using an integration platform to orchestrate business processes between systems, data can be the differentiator that enables your company to disrupt processes to increase efficiencies and provide a superior customer experience.

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8 big trends that will impact IT in 2017

  • By The Enterprisers Project
  • February 9, 2017

In 2017 disruptive technologies that were previously buzz words will become a reality, there will be a rise in cyberattacks, and the new administration, in addition to going digital, will most likely change policies and regulations, requiring modifications to IT systems. With all of these changes, enterprises will continue to look to IT to be an enabler of digital transformation for increased efficiency and competitiveness. Click here to read more

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Why flexibility in cloud services is key to ERP success in today’s age

  • By CloudTech
  • February 8, 2017

In the fast-moving digital world, being able to quickly adapt to disruptive business processes and changing business needs is key to success and survival. While organisations might be able to adapt their strategy and culture, they also need their business systems to adapt to these new processes and requirements. The need for flexibility and near real-time response to changing business processes is especially essential for an organisation’s core ERP system.

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4 Dimensions of KPIs for Field Service Organizations

  • By Field Service Digital
  • February 7, 2017

In the field service industry, a productive staff, operational efficiency and effective resource management are all essential for empowering an organization’s most important attribute — its ability to satisfy its customers. Benchmarking for operational excellence enables field service organizations to improve customer satisfaction and efficiency by closing the gap between ideal and actual performance measurements through improved work processes and systems automation.

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ERP Forecast: Partly Cloudy – Private vs Public vs Hybrid Solutions

  • By Data Center Knowledge
  • February 1, 2017

ERP cloud offerings are growing in demand because they enable companies to reduce upfront development costs, scale systems up and down easily and speed up deployment times. Unlike traditional ERP systems, which are installed on dedicated servers located on a company’s premises, cloud-based ERP systems are installed on third-party servers and software and accessed via the Internet.

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ERP systems South African style

  • By EE Publishers
  • January 30, 2017

Deciding which enterprise resource planning (ERP) system matches business needs requires much thought. Sometimes this requires changes by South African companies that have to answer to a parent company elsewhere. Click here to read more

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Integrated Data is Key to Streamlining Logistics

  • By Materials Handling World Magazine

Companies invest a lot of time, effort and money in developing systems to power the supply chain: Warehouse Management Systems, Transportation Management Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platforms and a myriad of other solutions. The amount of data can be overwhelming. However, by connecting data and using an integration platform to orchestrate business processes between systems, data can be the differentiator that enables companies to disrupt processes to increase efficiencies and provide a superior customer experience.

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Top trends for CIOs in 2017

  • By IT Pro Portal
  • January 13, 2017

In 2017 new emerging technologies will be implemented raising new opportunities and challenges. IoT, Geo-fencing, AI and the Digital Experience will be at the top of CIO’s agendas, while at the same time there will be a movement back to classic development methodologies, such as Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), to enable extensive integration across systems and consistency across delivery platforms.

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Magic xpi Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

  • By TMC
  • January 11, 2017

Magic xpi Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

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Debunking myths about IoT projects

  • By Information Age
  • December 20, 2016

How can enterprise win support for IoT projects while overturning traditional IT management concepts that aren’t appropriate for IoT project planning?

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Magic Software and Tymlez partner to develop Blockchain Apps

  • By TechWorld

Magic's xpi and xpa platforms used to develop and integrate blockchain architectures

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6 More Tips For Avoiding Data Migration Disasters

  • By BCW

The complexity of data-migration jobs often results in cost overruns and delays. Whether you’re changing ERP, CRM, or other central applications, transferring data between systems is never a simple task.

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Data Gaps Create Blind Spots

  • By MyCustomer
  • December 15, 2016

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Mobile App Development: Getting Your Standalone App to Interface with Your IBM i

  • By MC Press Online
  • December 14, 2016

Need to interface a mobile app with your IBM i? A number of IBM i integration patterns can be leveraged to keep mobile apps in sync with enterprise systems.

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ZF Lemförder uses Magic’s xpi to migrate ERP system, optimizes production

  • By CIO
  • December 7, 2016

South African BMW parts supplier relies on Magic Software’s prebuilt connector for quick, reliable SAP ERP integration

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South Africa’s ZF Lemförder partners with Magic Software Enterprises to migrate ERP system

  • By AptanTech
  • December 5, 2016

Magic Software Enterprises, a provider of software platforms for enterprise mobility, cloud applications, and business integration, has announced that South Africa-based ZF Lemförder SA, part of the German ZF Group of companies, implemented the Magic xpi Integration Platform to migrate between ERP systems and to automate the exchange of data between its local production control system and its corporate SAP ERP system.

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Magic Software’s Magic xpi platform fosters application integration for Suntory Food & Beverage

  • By Automation.com
  • November 30, 2016

Magic Software announced that Suntory Beverage & Food Europe (Suntory Group), a supplier of soft-drinks beverages (including Orangina, Schweppes, Champomy, Pulco, Oasis, and more) in Europe and part of the Suntory Group, has deployed Magic xpi as the central enterprise application integration (EAI) solution for its business units in France, Spain, Belgium, Poland and the United Kingdom.

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Magic Software extends xpi Integration Platform to Suntory Group

  • By TechSeen
  • November 29, 2016

Magic Platform has deployed Magic xpi as the EAI solution for Suntory's business units in France, Spain, Belgium, Poland and the United Kingdom

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Schweppes rolls out EAI solution with Magic’s xpi

  • By Supply Chain Dive
  • November 27, 2016

Magic xpi Integration Platform deployed as centralized integration solution for company’s European operations

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Automating business processes to boost productivity in South Africa

  • By Bizcommunity
  • November 3, 2016

Despite the grim economic predictions, South Africa's enterprise software market is growing.

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4 reasons why KPIs are essential for SI projects

  • By Information Age
  • October 6, 2016

How do you take a successful approach to systems integration? - By including 4 critical KPIs to the project

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7 Common Data Migration Mistakes to Avoid

  • By Africa Business
  • October 1, 2016

Choosing to replace or modernize ERP, CRM, or other core enterprise applications is a time consuming and costly task. Transferring data between these systems is never simple and can result in cost overruns and delays. Mistakes made during migrations can lead to costly downtime, diminished end-user productivity, and the loss of important data.

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Show me the money – Measuring payback for SI

  • By IT Pro Portal
  • September 30, 2016

System integration projects provide a big boost to enterprise productivity. Sales, marketing, manufacturing and finance all benefit by improved efficiency when the new system eliminates unnecessary busy work and puts the precise information needed in front of the user.

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Analysing integration strategies for a postmodern ERP world

  • By AppsTech News
  • September 27, 2016

Gartner defines postmodern ERP as “a fundamental shift away from a single vendor megasuite toward a more loosely coupled and federated ERP environment.” While huge ERP systems can do virtually anything, many companies find that they are too complex or require too much customisation to meet their specific needs.

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7 Tips For Avoiding Data Migration Disasters

  • By BCW
  • September 20, 2016

Whether you’re changing ERP, CRM, or other central applications, transferring data between systems is never a simple task. The complexity of data-migration jobs often results in cost overruns and delays. Mistakes made during migrations can lead to costly downtime, diminished end-user productivity, and the loss of important data.

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ERP evolved

  • By ITWeb
  • August 21, 2016

The aim of the game is to improve competitiveness, productivity and efficiency, says Magic Software SA's regional marketing manager Lindsay Britz. "Mobility enables ERP data to be viewed and updated in real-time. Businesses can create innovative processes that match the need for immediacy of the digital economy with 24/7 up-time and self-service for data entry and reporting," she adds.

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10 Tips for Flawless Data and Application Migration

  • By CRM
  • August 10, 2016

The complexity of data-migration jobs can result in costly downtime and lost data. Here's how to keep those projects on track.

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Six tips for keeping your mobile apps secure

  • By EE Publishers

Recent reports show that mobile penetration keeps growing in South Africa. Today, cell phones are as common in South Africa as they are in the United States and according to the latest Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) report, 53.3% South African households have at least one member with access to the internet either at work, home, place of study or internet cafés.

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Delivery App Perks Up Coffee Sales

  • By Inbound Logistics

Segafredo considered four solution options before selecting Danem and Magic Software's integration platform, Magic xpi.

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System integration can boost businesses, improve efficiency

  • By Control Engineering
  • August 9, 2016

System integration and workflow automation can improve a company’s competitiveness and innovation by putting the precise information needed in front of the user.

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5 Key Benefits To Boosting Business With Systems Integration

  • By Innovation Enterprise
  • August 8, 2016

System integration projects don't have to be complicated or expensive. The market for system integration is booming. The global system integration market is expected to reach $393.10 billion USD by 2020, according to a recent study by Grand View Research, Inc. Infiniti Research’s Global System Integration Market 2015-2019 report forecasts the global system integration market to grow at a CAGR of 6.29% over the period 2014 – 2019.

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Selerant PLM & Compliance Software Goes with Magic for Integration

  • By CIO Today
  • August 1, 2016

PLM & Compliance software Selerant chooses Magic for its integration offering.

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Magic Software’s Enhanced Integration Platform Facilitates Digital Transformation and IoT Projects

  • By Integration Developer News
  • July 26, 2016

Magic Software is updating its Magic xpi integration platform to support IoT (Internet of Things) projects.

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Why system integration is good for business

  • By Bizcommunity.com
  • July 20, 2016

The global market for system integration is booming, and South Africa is no exception. The global research and consulting firm International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts that IT services spending, including system integration, in South Africa is expected to increase 8.8% year on year in 2016 to total $5 billion.

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Delivering Digital Experience: 4 Platform Essentials

  • By CMS Wire
  • June 6, 2016

You can't escape discussions about digital transformation and customer experience these days.

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Mobile app keeps Merit Service Solutions from getting snowed under

  • By TechTarget
  • June 5, 2016

Merit Service Solutions' unusual business model called for an unusual mobile application. It developed a custom application to manage its snow removal and landscaping contractors.

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How Digital Transformation is helping African businesses survive

  • By IT News Africa
  • May 27, 2016

here is a good reason for the increase in IT costs. Automation saveslabour, energy and material costs that can help reduce expenses to help keep companies profitable even in a recession. Here are examples of how African businesses are succeeding with digital transformation.

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Seven tips for avoiding data migration disasters

  • By EnterpriseAppsTech
  • May 26, 2016

Whether you’re changing ERP, CRM, or other central applications, transferring data between systems is never a simple task.

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OPINION: IoT: not just for the big guys

  • By IT Web Africa

IoT application no longer the domain of larger players. Big players have already made inroads into incorporating IoT data into their information systems. IoT technology has been integrated into Rolls-Royce's service solutions to enhance aircraft efficiency, drive up aircraft availability and lower engine maintenance costs. Coca-Cola uses data from connected vending machines to gain valuable understanding about where and when to advertise.

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Leading Construction Firm, Ortam-Malibu, Deploys Mobile Project Management App Based on Magic’s Rapid Application Development Platform

  • By Construction Dive
  • May 19, 2016

Tablet app streamlines processes, enabling the project team to manage, update and communicate with relevant parties in real-time, increasing efficiency by 25%

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Ortam-Malibu Uses Magic Software for Mobile Project Management Solution

  • By Construction Review Online
  • May 18, 2016

Tablet app increases transparency of project timeline and communications with clients, leads to 25% greater efficiency

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AURA Hopes U.S. Modernization Crowd Has Silver Lining

  • By IT Jungle
  • May 16, 2016

AURA's Easycom is also found as an integration component in Magic Software's xpi for IBM i software.

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Making the Internet of Customers a Reality

  • By MyCustomer
  • April 19, 2016

Building a full picture of the customer journey is extremely challenging. However, the Internet of Things (IoT) can make gathering information about the customer experiences much simpler. By incorporating information from product sensors in their CRM systems, companies can better track the customer journey during all stages of the product life cycle.

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Mobile App Helps Maintenance Managers with Snow Removal – Facility Management Product Release

  • By FacilitiesNet
  • April 4, 2016

Magic Software Enterprises Ltd., a global provider of software platforms for enterprise mobility, cloud applications, and business integration, announced that Merit Service Solutions, a national leader in facilities maintenance, has transformed the way it works with local snow removal contractors by deploying a mobile app that leverages digital capabilities to increase operational efficiency, expedite billing and improve customer service. The app is powered by Magic’s Enterprise Mobility Solution.

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Merit teams up with Magic to deliver facilities management app with EnterpriseOne integration

  • By TechWorld
  • March 31, 2016

Custom mobile work order application integrates with Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, Google Maps and AccuWeather to improve efficiency and customer service

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Merit deploys Magic Software mobile app

  • By Financial News

Merit Service Solutions has transformed the way it works with its local snow removal contractors by deploying a mobile app that leverages digital capabilities to increase operational efficiency, expedite billing and improve customer service.

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Merit leverages Magic’s xpa/xpi platform for workforce app

  • By CIO Today
  • March 30, 2016

Facilities management app integrates with Oracle’s EnterpriseOne, Google Maps and AccuWeather to improve efficiency and customer service.

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Magic Software beefs up rapid app development platform with user customization, Upgrade Manager

  • By FierceMobileIT
  • March 23, 2016

Magic Software Enterprises has unveiled latest version of its rapid app development platform, Magic xpa 3.1, with a number of new features, including end-user customization capabilities, an enhanced user interface, and an Upgrade Manager.

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Magic xpa 3.1 to speed app development

  • By Total Telecom
  • March 22, 2016

Magic Software Enterprises today announces the latest version of its rapid multi-channel application development platform, Magic xpa 3.1. Designed to streamline app modernization, accelerate enterprise mobile app development and maximize end user adoption, this latest release includes end user customization capabilities, an enhanced UI, and a new Upgrade Manager.

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Digital Transformation and the Rise of Enterprise Apps

  • By IT News Africa
  • March 14, 2016

Here are six things to keep in mind to make the most of enterprise app development.

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Mundipharma Goes Mobile with Magic Software’s Enterprise Mobility Solution

  • By Mobile Health Times
  • February 24, 2016

Ease of use and flexibility make Magic’s rapid application development and integration solution ideal for quick deployment of diverse mobile enterprise apps.

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How Your Supply Chain Benefits From IoT

  • By Inbound Logistics
  • January 31, 2016

The supply chain can gain the most from IoT technology. Shipments can be traced throughout the delivery process, speeding up implementations. When stock is low, the IoT is proactive and places orders to restock various items automatically. Equipment monitoring can also be used to predict when equipment needs service and maintenance.

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No app is an island: six strategies for winning the enterprise app wars in 2016

  • By Information Age
  • January 29, 2016

Here are six tips to keeping your enterprise app strategies on track in the digital transformation era.

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Enterprise App Survival Guide: Six tips to winning the enterprise app wars

  • By Innovation Enterprise

Here are six tips to keeping your enterprise app strategies on track in the digital transformation era.

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Avoid Detours – Keeping the Customer Journey On Track

  • By MyCustomer
  • January 28, 2016

There is no shortage of business applications, cloud services and social media sites that touch your customers. Automating and connecting customer facing processes across IT systems is the best way to improve and optimize the customer experience.

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9 Ways To Tap Into Smart Data-Driven Decisions

  • By InformationWeek

Today's real-time business world requires organizations to make smarter decisions faster. The good news: The technology exists to accelerate decision-making. What's holding you back?

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Connected Fleets on a Collision Course

  • By MH&L
  • January 21, 2016

Companies need to rethink their data security strategies carefully before connected trucks become autonomous vehicles and are let loose on the highway.

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Data protection and integration: Connected vehicles on a crash course

  • By ConnectedCarTech
  • January 20, 2016

By Stephen Romeder, General Manager at Magic Software Europe Europe is well on its way to experiencing the benefits of connected vehicles. Mercedes recently unveiled the F-015 self-driving luxury concept car. Not to be outdone, rival BMW successfully demonstrated an autonomous version of the M6 on a racetrack. Volvo, Audi, Renault, and Volkswagen all have similar prototypes.

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Driving app power through the enterprise

  • By IT Web Africa

The quick uptake of mobile phones in Africa has given a new lease of life to existing and new enterprises through the emergence of mobile enterprise applications.

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Segafredo transforms distribution with sales and delivery app

  • By Mobile Commerce Daily
  • January 14, 2016

Coffee chain Segafredo Zanetti France is rolling out a new mobile application that allows drivers and sales team members to receive and complete restaurant orders while on-the-go, underscoring the importance of leveraging mobile for the supply side.

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Segafredo picks Mobile Direct store delivery app from Magic Software, Danem

  • By Financial News

Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. said that Segafredo Zanetti France, a subsidiary of Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group, has deployed a mobile direct store delivery app powered by Magic´s Enterprise Mobility Solution.

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Black Holes in the Customer Journey

  • By Customer Think

Many companies have the goal of gaining a 360-degree view of their customer interactions. However, ERP users who have integrated CRM data to see the full picture think they have reached the summit only to discover that there are still further hills to climb.

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The Zen of Mobile Apps: Seven Harmonious Tips to Increase App Shelf Life

  • By App Developer Magazine
  • January 5, 2016

Background integration and process orchestration can eliminate busywork and put just the precise information needed in front of the user regardless of which giant enterprise software system it is stored in. By balancing between the overarching purpose and the specific context of the user, enterprise apps are more useful, cohesive and powerful. Here are six things to keep in mind to ensure harmonious mobile apps that stand the test of time.

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The value of IoT in supply chains

  • By Biz Community
  • December 21, 2015

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a key technology that is already being used in Africa to increase efficiency and productivity. SIM cards are connected to POS terminals in isolated areas to allow for the acceptance of credit card payments in Rwanda, and smart meters are being used to measure household utility usage in Johannesburg.

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Africa 2016: Social banking, cyber security and talent development

  • By IDG Connect
  • December 17, 2015

Africa’s internet penetration currently sits at 30% while the mobile connection is at 900 million subscribers .Africa’s internet penetration currently sits at 30% while the mobile connection is at 900 million subscribers.

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Christie Digital Sharpens Business Processes with Magic xpi Integration Platform

  • By Digital Signage Connection
  • December 16, 2015

Using Magic’s technology, Christie has fully made their production, lead management and logistics processes more efficient.

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How Africa Can Tap Into The Internet of Things (IoT)

  • By
  • December 10, 2015

African nations should not be left behind in this revolution. As the mobile revolution took over the old regime of fixed lines, the Internet of Things pushes companies to play in the global space.

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Digital transformation priorities for CIOs in 2016

  • By The Enterprisers Project
  • December 9, 2015

Digital transformation strategies will continue to lead the way for innovative CIOs in 2016. Here are the five major trends we see in 2016:

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IoT and the automotive industry

  • By RCR Wireless News
  • December 8, 2015

The automotive industry is being transformed by the IoT (Internet of Things). Having cars connected to the Internet is changing the way people drive, order, and service their cars and how passengers enjoy the ride.

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Top trends for CIOs in 2016

  • By IT Pro Portal
  • November 26, 2015

Here are the top five trends that should be prioritised by CIOs in 2016.

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Fukushima Bank boosts productivity with iPad sales app

  • By Fin
  • November 24, 2015

Fukushima Bank has deployed an iPad sales force automation (SFA) solution powered by the Magic xpa Application Platform.

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Fukushima Bank rolls out iPad App based on Magic’s xpa

  • By Total Telecom

Fukushima Bank has deployed an iPad sales force automation (SFA) solution powered by the Magic xpa Application Platform.

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How the internet of things will streamline the supply chain

  • By Supply Management
  • November 13, 2015

The internet of things (IoT) is a key technology for business. With the number of devices connecting to the internet growing from a few thousand in the 1980s to an expected 25 billion by 2020, organisations need to prepare for the inevitable, and the supply chain is no exception.

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What’s really driving the Internet of Things?

  • By Information Age
  • November 10, 2015

he Internet of Things ultimately depends on efficient, secure and scalable sharing of data – lots and lots of it.

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Ten Commandments to Secure the Mobile Enterprise

  • By Mobile Enterprise
  • November 1, 2015

Here are 10 of the most common methods for keeping your enterprise mobile apps secure:

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How to Profit from the Internet of Things

  • By IoT Journal
  • October 28, 2015

Costs are a major consideration, but from better engaging with your customers to improving regulatory compliance, IoT technologies offer a wide range of business benefits.

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Digital transformation and the connected car: What happens from here

  • By ConnectedCarTech
  • October 27, 2015

A digital transformation is underway which is significantly disrupting traditional industrial markets and companies.

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Top 8 ways to protect mobile apps in Africa

  • By IT News Africa
  • October 8, 2015

Here are eight tips to keep your enterprise mobile apps secure:

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Mobile security 101: Eight must-haves to protect mobile data

  • By Enterprise Apps Tech
  • October 2, 2015

Here are eight methods to keep your enterprise mobile data secure.

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Magic Software Americas Announces 2015 Award Winners

  • By CIO Today
  • September 21, 2015

Winners demonstrate exceptional use of Magic's application and integration platforms to improve business process.

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AA Shipping Deploys Customized ERP to Manage All Logistics Activities

  • By GlobalTrade
  • September 16, 2015

AA Shipping LTD and its Royal Cargo tax division deployed the customized ERP system based on the Magic xpa Application Platform from Magic Software Enterprises.

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Magic Software helps Hebrew University of Jerusalem provide smartphone apps for 24,000 students

  • By Business of Apps
  • September 9, 2015

Apps were developed using Magic’s xpa Application Platform for cross-platform development, enabling the university’s students to gain access to their personal data, tuition payments, grades and schedules through a secure connection to its CRM system and databases.

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Hebrew University uses Magic to provide apps to students

  • By Total Telecom
  • September 8, 2015

Magic Software Enterprises Ltd., a global provider of software platforms for enterprise mobility, cloud applications, and business integration, today announced that The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI) used Magic’s Application Development Platform to create smart phone apps to provide its approximately 24,000 students with mobile access to their personal academic and administrative information.

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5 tips for creating a cohesive customer journey

  • By Information Age
  • September 3, 2015

How integrating data to optimise the cross-channel customer journey – tying in CRM, ERP, customer support, logistics and social media – can provide a 360-degree customer view.

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AA Shipping optimizes Logistics Processes with Customized ERP System based on the Magic xpa Application Platform

  • By CIO
  • August 31, 2015

AA Shipping LTD and its Royal Cargo tax division deployed a customized ERP system based on the Magic xpa Application Platform.

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AA Shipping Implements Customized ERP System

  • By Top Tech News

AA Shipping implements Customized ERP System based on the Magic xpa Application Platform.

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Magic Software Rises Despite Devaluing U.S. Dollar

  • By IT Jungle
  • August 17, 2015

Hot on the heels of its announcement of enhancements to an in-memory data grid for its Magic xpa application development environment that will eventually support the IBM i platform, Magic Software turned in pretty good numbers in its most recent quarter despite the compressing effects of current fluctuations that are affecting all global IT suppliers.

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Six IT Essentials for Life Science Systems Integration

  • By CIO
  • August 11, 2015

Here are six key requirements for a future-proof integration platform that can help meet the demands of life science organizations.

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Avoiding 5 Common Mistakes when Integrating Customer Data

  • By Customer Think

Here are 5 common mistakes to avoid and make sure that your CRM integration project is successful.

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Five tips when integrating customer data

  • By Biz Community

Here are 5 tips to help ensure that your CDI project will be a success.

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Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. Analyst Rating Update

  • By Investor Newswire
  • August 7, 2015

Wall Street analysts polled by Zacks Research have given Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ:MGIC) a rating of 2 on a consensus basis. Using a simplified scale where 1 is a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell, this is the average number of the 2 brokerages surveyed. The stock had a rating of 2 when analyst ratings were averaged three months ago.

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5 Requirements for Future Proof System Integration Platform

  • By Innovation Enterprise
  • August 5, 2015

Here are five key requirements for a future-proof integration platform that can help meet the demands of life science organizations.

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Magic Software Awarded 2015 Salesforce Ecosystem Champion of the Year for France

  • By CIO
  • July 29, 2015

Magic Software proudly announced that it has won the 2015 Salesforce Ecosystem Champion of the Year Award for France.

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Arming the sales force in Africa

  • By IT Web
  • July 13, 2015

According to Lindsay Britz, regional marketing manager, Magic Software South Africa, a global provider of software platforms for enterprise mobility, more sales people are using gadgets such as iPads to conduct business in the field.

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Magic Goes In-Memory With App Framework

  • By IT Jungle
  • July 1, 2015

Magic Software recently launched a new release of its application development and runtime framework that features in-memory data grid (IMDG) technology. The IMDG--which will eventually support IBM i--will bolster the scalability, stability, and elasticity of applications developed with xpa Application Platform 3.0.

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10 IoT applications for SMEs

  • By IT ProPortal
  • June 27, 2015

Here are 10 examples of how SMEs can utilise IoT to keep and maintain a competitive advantage.

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Kenya: ICT Leaders to Gather At IDC Cio Summit in Nairobi

  • By AllAfrica
  • May 26, 2015

International Data Corporation (IDC) has announced the latest installment of its East Africa CIO Summit, confirming that the event will take place on June 18 at the Villa Rosa Kempinski hotel in Nairobi.

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Q&A – BYOD and mobile applications

  • By EE Publishers
  • May 21, 2015

The consumerization of end-user devices in business is a trend that will be staying put, resulting in staff having the freedom to choose and use any device, while simultaneously causing sleepless nights and security concerns for CIOs.

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New Magic XPA 3.0 Offers Rapid Mobile Development

  • By App Developer Magazine
  • May 18, 2015

Magic Software has announced the release of Magic xpa Application Platform 3.0, offering mobile development capabilities and In-Memory Data Grid technology for the creation of mobile and cross-platform business applications.

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Magic Software launches Magic xpa 3.0 for rapid mobile development with in-memory computing

  • By IT Web
  • May 12, 2015

Magic xpa Application Platform enables rapid creation of mobile and cross-platform business apps. Addition of In-Memory Data Grid technology provides superior performance, supporting big data and fast data.

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Upgraded App Platform Offers Memory Data Grid, Mobile Form Preview

  • By Mobile Enterprise

Magic Software Enterprises has unveiled the Magic xpa Application Platform 3.0, which features new mobile development capabilities and In-Memory Data Grid technology, enabling the rapid creation of mobile and cross-platform business apps.

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Magic Launches XPA 3.0 With In-Memory Computing And Live Preview

  • By BCW

Magic xpa is part of Magic’s End-to-End Enterprise Mobility Solution that also includes Magic’s Integration Platform, Mobile Device Management and Mobile Professional Services.

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The iPad-enabled sales force: Boosting productivity for the enterprise

  • By IT ProPortal
  • May 6, 2015

Here are two examples of Salesforce automation applications that significantly increased sales efficiency.

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Five tips to streamline your supply chain

  • By Supply Management
  • April 30, 2015

Analyzing and streamlining the supply chain is one way to help companies respond more quickly to market changes while boosting operational efficiency. Here are five simple steps that can result in more efficient, profitable and flexible operations.

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5 Tips for Streamlining the Supply Chain

  • By SmartData Collective
  • April 24, 2015

Here are five simple steps that can result in more efficient, profitable and flexible operations.

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Nine tips for successful CRM integration projects

  • By BizCommunity
  • April 22, 2015

Here are some best practices that can help ensure that your CRM integration project is a success.

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IBM i and the IoT

  • By IT Jungle
  • April 15, 2015

Magic Software is looking to help its JD Edwards customers use its data and integration toolsets to build next-gen IoT systems.

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Nine tips to avoid a disastrous CRM system integration

  • By MyCustomer
  • April 2, 2015

Here are some best practices that can help ensure that your CRM integration project is a success.

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Six Ways Enterprise Apps are Evolving

  • By appsworld
  • March 30, 2015

Enterprise mobility is a top priority for CIOs who want to maintain a technological and competitive edge. Mobile apps are changing how employees, partners and customers communicate, share content and collaborate. Here are six trends that are influencing how mobile apps will be developed and used in the future.

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5 usability requirements for mobile apps

  • By Biztech Africa
  • March 26, 2015

Magic Software held a roundtable with mobility experts from around the world to discover the characteristics of a good user experience for mobile enterprise apps.

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Winning Strategies for Enterprise Mobile App Development

  • By SmartData Collective
  • March 24, 2015

In order to support a mobile workforce, IT needs to make real-time information, including product, financial, and customer data, available in new single-purpose business apps. Here are three ways that mobile application development platforms can help enterprises meet these challenges better than manually programming in non-platform environments.

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Morgan Advanced Materials Migrates from Oracle JD Edwards World to Oracle EnterpriseOne Using Magic Software’s Integration Platform

  • By CIO
  • March 23, 2015

World leader in innovative material solutions minimizes risk and expenses while migrating nine sites across five countries

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10 Tips for CRM System Integration Projects

  • By CustomerThink
  • March 21, 2015

CRM systems integration projects can be very risky. There are at least a dozen oft-quoted industry analyst reports that estimate that the failure rate of CRM projects is between 18 and 69 percent. Projects can go over time and budget when risk factors are not identified up front and necessary adjustments aren’t made. Here are some best practices that can help ensure that your CRM systems integration project is a success.

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5 Steps for Streamlining the Supply Chain

  • By Supply Chain Update
  • March 9, 2015

The South African market is complex and fast-changing. An ethnically diverse population, economic growth, more disposable income in new hands, and changing preferences all contribute to market volatility. Analyzing and streamlining the supply chain is one way that companies can respond more quickly to market changes while boosting operational efficiency. Here are five simple steps that can result in more efficient, profitable and flexible operations.

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Simplification and integration: The challenges of developing enterprise mobile apps

  • By Enterprise AppsTech
  • March 6, 2015

Mobile enterprise app development is both an opportunity and a challenge for IT departments.

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Panel discussion: the internet of things – hype or real?

  • By EE Publishers
  • March 4, 2015

The internet of things – are all the great things we read about real or hype? Can this be compared to when cloud appeared on the scene, and everything changed to xxx in the cloud? We invited some industry experts to discuss a number of questions that are commonly asked. Here are their opinions.

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Mobile Field Service App Pumps Up Efficiency

  • By Baseline
  • March 3, 2015

Westmor optimized service delivery, improved profitability and boosted customer satisfaction by mobilizing and automating processes and reducing redundancies.

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5 essential features of enterprise mobile apps

  • By FierceMobileIT
  • February 25, 2015

Here are some good suggestions for creating enterprise mobile apps that I came across in a TechRadar article written by Stephan Romeder, general manager of Magic Software Europe, a provider of app platforms for enterprises.

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What your mobile enterprise apps need: five must-have usability features

  • By Tech Radar
  • February 24, 2015

Magic Software held a roundtable recently with a variety of mobility experts from around the world to discover the characteristics of a good user experience for mobile enterprise apps.

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5 Ways Enterprise Apps will Change in 2015

  • By Mobile Enterprise
  • February 11, 2015

Enterprise mobility in 2015 is already starting to look different that it did in the past. Here are five trends that are influencing how mobile apps are developed and used in the enterprise in 2015.

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Africa’s ecommerce to flourish in 2015

  • By IT Web Africa
  • February 3, 2015

Greater trust in ecommerce in Africa will see the sector grow in leaps and bounds during the course of this year.

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Magic Software beats 4Q profit forecasts

  • By Yahoo! News Singapore
  • January 30, 2015

Magic Software tops 4Q earnings expectations, misses revenue forecasts

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Five UX must-haves for mobile enterprise apps

  • By The Enterprisers Project
  • January 27, 2015

Magic Software held a roundtable with mobility experts from around the world to discuss common characteristics of successful mobile apps. Participants included a senior analyst and mobile blogger, a CEO of an award-winning design agency, a leading usability and user experience consultant along with the senior vice president of Magic’s Americas branch.

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Leveraging Social Media to Build Customer Relationships and Brand Loyalty

  • By CustomerThink
  • January 23, 2015

Here are some recommendations that can help you leverage the power of social media to build strong customer relationships.

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Five mobile app trends that will change the way you do business 2015

  • By Information Age
  • January 15, 2015

In 2015, mobile tech innovation will continue to shape the enterprise in a big way.

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The five fundamental steps to building customer relationships on social media

  • By MyCustomer
  • January 14, 2015

Here are some recommendations that can help you leverage the power of social media to build customer strong relationships.

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A reassessment of tablets in the enterprise: Where do things stand?

  • By Enterprise AppsTech
  • January 12, 2015

Late last week, analyst house Gartner published numbers on the state of global tablet computer sales – and it didn’t make for pretty reading.

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8 Enterprise Software Predictions for 2015

  • By CIO
  • January 6, 2015

What does the future hold for BI, CRM, ERP and enterprise software in 2015? IT experts - including Magic Software's Glenn Johnson - discuss which enterprise software trends will have the greatest impact on IT organizations in the coming year.

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Virtual panel discussion: E-commerce – the pros and cons for B2B

  • By EE Publishers

Despite the rapid growth in the use of E-commerce by both consumers and businesses, not all e-commerce developments are a success. The reasons for this vary and are often dependent upon a particular set of circumstances or issues. We invited a number of industry experts to share their views with us around issues that surround E-commerce, in a virtual panel discussion.

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Africa: Mobile Uptake Opens Up Enterprise App Opportunities in Africa

  • By AllAfrica

With smartphone use in Africa skyrocketing, companies on the continent are taking heed and employing mobile enterprise applications to streamline business processes and mobilize their workforces.

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The End Of The User Interface As We Know It

  • By BCW
  • December 29, 2014

In recent months there has been an ongoing debate over which is more important in mobile apps: user interface (UI) or user experience (UX). Mobile apps have been influenced by gaming, which has placed a premium on graphical quality, yet the overall experience including back-end performance and connectivity is important too. With the emerging market of wearable devices, which are powered by services, is UI still a viable way forward?

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Mobile uptake opens up enterprise app opportunities in Africa

  • By PC Advisor
  • December 19, 2014

With smartphone use in Africa skyrocketing, companies on the continent are taking heed and employing mobile enterprise applications to streamline business processes and mobilize their workforces.

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Africa: Tech Trends for 2015

  • By IDG Connect
  • December 18, 2014

Over the past year, a lot of gain has been made in the African tech space. Many analysts have predicted great internet growth over the next two or three years, but it will happen faster than we thought. With Facebook becoming aggressive in offering the internet to the unreached through Internet.org in Africa, more people than ever will move online. Here are predictions for what 2015 holds in the digital sphere in Africa.

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Are You Ready for Big Metadata?

  • By Data Center Knowledge
  • December 15, 2014

Big data presents the challenge of managing massive amounts of information. However, the increase in data is only half the story. Metadata, which in the past was limited to names and labels, today encompasses information about the relationships between data, reports, and processes and due to its growing volume requires its own strategy for efficient management.

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You Can’t Ground the Internet of Things

  • By Business 2 Community
  • December 9, 2014

As the number of connected devices in the home, work and public environment grows, there are more Internet of Things (IoT) applications being deployed. Small package delivery companies can leverage the IoT to deliver shipments by Internet-connected drones; that is they could until the FAA issued a temporary ban. But regulators won’t be able to ground the Internet of Things. There are simply too many innovations emerging to commercial success.

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Building Information Modeling Plays Bigger Role in Space Management

  • By Health Facilities Management
  • December 3, 2014

New building systems automation and data can drive more efficient health care facility management.

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Is Your Online Store Prepared for the Holiday Rush?

  • By Wired Innovation Insights
  • November 30, 2014

With heavy spikes in data traffic in-store, companies must make sure their complete online commerce operations are up for the task.

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Six Secrets for Successful Employee Mobile Apps

  • By MC Press Online
  • November 26, 2014

Mobile is the future, and employees are eager to get on board.

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How to Survive the Holiday Data Tsunami

  • By MultiChannel Merchant
  • November 25, 2014

Mobile will account for a significant portion of this growth as emarketer predicts that 19% of U.S. retailecommerce sales will come from purchases made on mobile devices. With heavy spikes in data traffic in-store, companies must make sure their complete online commerce operations are up for the task.

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Syslife Chooses Magic Enterprise Mobility Solution to Develop Mobile Version of Its Adexio Supply Chain Management Software

  • By BCW
  • November 19, 2014

French Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Syslife has chosen the Magic Enterprise Mobility Solution to develop a tablet version of its flagship Adexio supply chain management software specifically targeted to the retail industry.

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The rise of online shopping in Africa

  • By IT Web Africa
  • November 17, 2014

Online transactions make up less than 1% of the overall retail market in South Africa according to Enst & Young. Although this is extremely low when compared with the UK where online shopping constitutes 14% of retail sector purchases, this number is escalating at an impressive year-on-year rate according to latest MasterCard Worldwide Online Shopping Survey.

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Mobile data access the differentiator in e-commerce

  • By IT Web Africa
  • November 12, 2014

The African region is witnessing one of the strongest increases in mobile data usage in the world, predicted to double between 2014 and 2015, and with a 20-fold increase by the end of the decade.

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Petzl, Leading Manufacturer of Equipment for Sports and Work at Height, Selects Magic xpi Integration Platform for Business Process Automation

  • By BCW

Magic Software announced that the Petzl Group, specialized in producing equipment for climbing, mountaineering, caving and work at height, has selected the Magic xpi Integration Platform for business process automation for its international operations.

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How To Manage The Holiday Data Deluge

  • By BCW

Enterprises are gearing up for online sales during the 2014 Holiday season. According to an article in the Daily Mail, 82% of British internet users regularly shop online, the highest rate among the 28 EU member states. In 2013, one in three online sales in the UK took place via mobile devices. And with an estimated 70% of UK consumers now owning smartphones, m-commerce is also on the rise.

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Five reasons why CRM projects flop

  • By Biz Community
  • November 10, 2014

Businesses employ CRM applications to improve efficiency between departments, leverage cross-sell and up-sell opportunities and increase customer satisfaction by providing convenient access to relevant customer data throughout customer-related processes. However, making CRM data and processes available throughout the enterprise is not easy. Here are five reasons why CRM projects flop.

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Cutting through the hype of big data in small (and large) businesses

  • By Enterprise AppsTech

Big Data is one of the most widely-hyped buzzwords of the tech industry, and that means there is a lot of hype and misunderstanding. Worse, concepts like “data science” are constantly thrown around, making this emergent technology appear like black magic to the business leaders who could benefit from it. This article aims to cut through the hype to help you understand what Big Data is and its relevance to your business.

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How to get mobile UX right in a notification-driven world

  • By Enterprise AppsTech
  • November 6, 2014

I believe there is a very interesting intersection between how we will use mobile apps and how we will develop them in the future: apps will become more about actionable notifications than destinations; and we will develop them using pre-written components as much as possible rather than custom coding.

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6 Reasons Why CRM Projects Fail

  • By Customer Experience Magazine
  • November 4, 2014

Making CRM data and processes available throughout the enterprise is not easy. Like most large and complex projects there are many challenges, including defining priorities for different departments and securely and reliably moving data across different technical environments such as legacy systems, mobile apps, and public and private cloud architectures. If not well thought-out or implemented using the wrong tools, instead of providing the promised benefits, these projects can end up wasting company time and resources. Here are six reasons why CRM projects fail.

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Is No UI the Best UI?

  • By The Huffington Post
  • October 16, 2014

UI is on the way out, and in the future mobile apps will not be about touch input and visual output; rather they will be voice, sensor and context input with a mix of visual, audio and haptic (sensory) output.

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6 Reasons Why Systems Integrations Fail

  • By The Enterprisers Project
  • October 13, 2014

Systems integration projects that are abandoned, incomplete or don’t meet performance requirements can be disastrous for a business. Out-of-date product availability information can result in delivery delays, ordering of discontinued items, customer frustration and lost business. Here are six ways that system integration platforms can fall short.

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How to implement mobile solutions for enterprises in Africa

  • By TechMoran
  • October 6, 2014

In the near future, companies both great and small will not be able to hide from smartphone technology. Some business processes will be handled through various mobile devices heralding the age of mobile enterprise apps. Magic suggests six ways in which companies can implement mobile enterprise solutions.

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Apple Pay – The Untold Story of the iPhone 6 Launch

  • By The Huffington Post
  • October 2, 2014

By now we've all seen the iPhone 6 release, and while there have been a few surprises (alleged bending and software issues), I believe there is still an untold story here, and it's not about the hardware or iOS 8, but about Apple Pay.

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Why your business intelligence implementation needs workflows

  • By Enterprise AppsTech

It makes sense to combine integration and business intelligence tools, indeed they already are combined in order to extract information from the multiple data sources that need to be analysed. Today’s business intelligence tools are quite capable of collecting and even cleansing data in order to provide the user with high quality data to analyse. However, the true value of business intelligence is not in data collection but actionability: today business intelligence means dashboards where users can slice and dice information, but what can they do with it once they have made a decision?

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Magic Software Enterprises: Leverages a Metadata-driven Approach to Allow Enterprises to Focus on Implementing their Business Processes Without Needing to Code or to Have Specialized Technical Knowledge

  • By CIO Review
  • September 24, 2014

Magic Software Enterprises (NASDAQ: MGIC), empowers organizations increase efficiences and create new value from their existing IT systems. The Magic xpi Integration Platform lets organizations create new workflows, automatic business processes and synchronize data across systems. Magic xpi makes it much easier to connect and modify business processes when compared to traditional point-to-point coding. The multi-channel Magic xpa Application Platform enables enterprises to leverage a single development effort to create applications for different operating systems and devices (desktops, tablets, smart phones), quickly and cost-effectively.

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CRM: Death by configuration?

  • By Enterprise AppsTech
  • September 15, 2014

It’s clear that using a CRM system “out of the box” is unlikely to be entirely successful, and depending on your organisation’s size and requirements a CRM that needs to be customised or one that is configured via modules may be more effective. However, in the current round of CRM wars the key is to avoid getting locked into any vendor’s ecosystem so that you can take advantage of emerging technologies and even special offers. Is configuration just another way of locking you in?

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Mahindra Uses Magic Technology to Automate Business Processes between SAP and Other IT Systems

  • By CIO
  • September 11, 2014

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M), a USD $16.5 billion multinational group, has implemented Magic xpi Integration Platform to integrate its SAP R/3 system with OTM, a cloud-based business intelligence system, its Automotive Dealer Management System and other enterprise applications.

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South Africa’s leading free classified portal, Junk Mail, selects Magic Software as strategic solution to mobilise its Sugar CRM

  • By IT Web

Magic Software Enterprises announced that Junk Mail, through the Sugar CRM reseller, Strategic Dimensions, chose Magic's End-to-End Enterprise Mobility solution as a strategic solution to provide fully integrated multi-channel mobile apps for its existing Sugar CRM application.

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Why a successful CRM needs strategy

  • By Enterprise AppsTech

Rather than the traditional feature-based approach to choosing a CRM vendor, you might have better results by choosing a CRM based on its ability to integrate with your business processes.

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How Google Glass Can Change the Way We Work

  • By The Huffington Post
  • August 29, 2014

My household recently bought a Google Glass device when it launched in the UK, and while its current state is still very much a prototype concept, if widely adopted, such devices have the potential to transform the ways many jobs are carried out. While many of the examples I offer below could be used with any smartphone, the hands-free nature of Google Glass allows them to become more immersive.

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6 Keys to B2E App Success

  • By Mobile Enterprise
  • August 24, 2014

Most pioneers in the field of B2E mobile apps for the enterprise have the wounds to prove it. Early adopters who worked almost entirely in native development environments have horror stories to tell. Early war stories told by these innovators include year-long rewrites from iOS to Android, the inability to reproduce device-specific functionality and inconsistent or illogical business processes across apps. Despite testimonials from leading companies that say that its field service mobile app is a game changer for improving customer service as well as productivity, many mobile projects don’t meet their true potential.

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Why Chatter has changed the world

  • By Enterprise AppsTech
  • August 21, 2014

When Salesforce first announced their Chatter enterprise social media tool, I was skeptical that it would really bring any real benefit to the enterprise. In my experience, and that of many of my clients, enterprise social tools tend to be Facebook clones that don’t get a lot of use. It’s fair to say that I wasn’t overly excited, but in fact I have seen Chatter answer my concerns; even its initial skeptics like it. The company I work for has adopted Chatter internally as part of our Salesforce strategy, as have many of my customers and I want to share my opinions on how it’s really starting to change the business world.

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Data Quality Takes on New Significance as Enterprises Go Mobile

  • By ITBusinessEdge
  • August 8, 2014

Going mobile with your data? Don’t think you can forget data quality. In fact, data quality takes on a new importance when you’re dealing with enterprise mobility, warns David Akka, head of Magic Software’s UK branch. 

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How data quality is key in any integration and mobile project

  • By Enterprise AppsTech
  • August 7, 2014

I just returned from a meeting with one of my clients, a major player in the automotive industry, who have an integration between SAP R/3 and Salesforce.  Every day they send flat file extracts from both systems to an external agency to perform data matching.  This got me thinking, why not add a small data quality, or customer data management, component into your integration workflow, to do this automatically rather than going to an external agency?

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System Integration for the Supply Chain

  • By AutomationWorld
  • July 28, 2014

The manufacturing IT staff of food-safety test-system manufacturer Roka Bioscience increased efficiencies and compliance by choosing a metadata-based integration platform to pull together Oracle ERP, PLM and third-party systems data.

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5 criteria for selecting the best mobile app platform for your business

  • By TNW
  • July 27, 2014

As mobile apps move from the edge to become a core part of the enterprise, CIOs and IT Managers need to move from a patched, ad-hoc development approach - that might have been good enough when creating a few simple apps - to a holistic, strategic approach, required when producing multiple, more complex apps.

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Smart Towns, Dumb Cities

  • By The Huffington Post
  • July 22, 2014

Smaller smart technology implementations have better success.

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Magic Software Launches Magic XPA 2.5

  • By CIO Today
  • July 17, 2014

Magic Software announced the next version of its multi-channel application development platform, Magic xpa 2.5, along with a new Mobile Accelerator Framework, both designed to improve the user and developer experience for mobile business apps based on Magic technology.

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Magic Software Launches Mobile Enterprise App Accelerator Framework

  • By AppDeveloperMagazine

Magic Software has launched the newest version of its multi-channel application development platform, Magic xpa 2.5, along with a new Mobile Accelerator Framework, both designed to improve the user and developer experience for mobile business apps based on Magic technology.   

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Magic Software Launches New Enterprise Mobility Release with User Experience Enhancements and Component-based Mobile Accelerator Framework

  • By ComputerWorld

Magic xpa Application Platform 2.5 features improved user experience functionalities. Magic Mobile Accelerator Framework provides reusable components for fast time-to-market of enterprise-grade mobile apps.

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Magic Software launches new enterprise mobility release

  • By SD Times
  • July 16, 2014

Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. announced today the next version of its multi-channel application development platform, Magic xpa 2.5, along with a new Mobile Accelerator Framework, both designed to improve the user and developer experience for mobile business apps based on Magic technology.

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Generation Y And Workplace Transformation

  • By BusinessComputingWorld
  • July 14, 2014

I recently attended the Computing Enterprise Mobility Summit in London and among several interesting speakers was Intel’s thought leader Jim Henrys. Jim spoke on workplace transformation and providing a workplace that would attract Generation Y recruits. While much of Jim’s presentation was interesting, insightful and spot on, his observations on Generation Y didn’t match the real-world experiences I’ve had of this dynamic and above all, varied group.

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5 Reasons CIOs Should Insist on a Mobile App Platform

  • By The Enterprisers Project

By providing a uniform approach to developing, deploying and managing applications, mobile application platforms help enterprises meet challenges. Without one, CIOs are inviting schedule misses, cost overruns and expensive maintenance scenarios.

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Zombie Apps: Mobilizing Lotus Notes

  • By CitizenTekk
  • July 9, 2014

Some have pronounced Lotus Notes/Domino dead, due to perceptions that it is difficult to use and outdated. However, CIOs should be wary of getting rid of it.

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7 Tips for a successful System Integration Project

  • By BIZCOMMUNITY.com
  • July 8, 2014

7 tips to help application managers and business analysts redesign business processes based on mobile, social and cloud computing.

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The enterprise mobility ecosystem battle

  • By Enterprise AppsTech
  • July 7, 2014

Following the recent Apple WWDC and Google I/O developer conferences, it’s worth looking at a very different battle: what are the mobile ecosystems doing to make their products more attractive to the enterprise? Let’s take a look at today’s major players, iOS, Android and Windows, and how their latest developments will affect enterprise mobility.

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BYOD – it’s about more than just security

  • By iWeek
  • July 2, 2014

BYOD and security issues are often used in the same breath. But what about the other concerns?

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Winners of 2014 Magic Software Americas Awards Announced

  • By CIO
  • July 1, 2014

Firms and individuals recognized for their creation of innovative mobility solutions based on Magic Software's application and integration platforms.

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The solution to “shadow IT”

  • By EnterpriseAppsTech
  • June 25, 2014

In users’ minds, IT no longer needs to look complicated and if it does than you’re doing it wrong. But users have no real understanding of network security, data protection laws or the current threat environment. It’s better to guide and support your users while giving them the tools they want.

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CRM on the skids: Three ways to save your CRM implementation

  • By MyCustomer
  • June 24, 2014

Most organisations implement a CRM system because management is trying to address a pain such as a need to know more about the forecast or funnel, or to achieve a 360 degree view of their customers.

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How a smart mobile platform gets smarter with in-memory data

  • By EnterpriseAppsTech
  • June 20, 2014

Today I want to talk about how smart mobile platforms, underpinned with In-Memory Data Grids, can be used to optimise your enterprise applications’ data needs, and provide some pointers for what to look for in your enterprise mobility solution.

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Mobile FM apps create huge savings for hospital

  • By FMmagazine
  • June 19, 2014

A US hospital has implemented new mobile facility and work order management apps for iOS and Android that increase the efficiency of hospital technicians.The new work order management apps were enabled with the help of Magic Software, a global provider of software platforms for enterprise mobility, cloud applications and business integration.

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Adopting a Sound Approach to Systems Integration

  • By Baseline
  • June 18, 2014

Audio company Sennheiser Electronic implemented Magic xpi enterprise integration platform to tune up its performance and transform the way it manages transactions.

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Technology Focus: Mobile Application Development Tools

  • By MC Press
  • June 16, 2014

Building mobile-device version of server apps isn't so much about what High-Level Language is best to do the job. It's more about what an enterprise's entire strategy for mobile apps is.

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Strategies for successful B2E mobile apps

  • By Information Age
  • June 11, 2014

David Akka, managing director of Magic Software Enterprises UK, shares his tips on leveraging the growing opportunities of Business to Employee mobile apps.

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The evolution of in-memory computing technology

  • By Technology.info

Although it might appear to be an emerging technology because of all the recent hype about big data, in-memory computing has already been in use by large organizations for several years.

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Rediscovering the value

  • By The Margin
  • June 9, 2014

Marketing used to be seen as simply handing out flyers and organising golf days, but it has evolved. How do you ensure you’re using it effectively to generate sales?

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5 Successful Strategies for Making CRM an Enterprise Portal

  • By CustomerExperienceMagazine
  • June 5, 2014

Customer data is a powerful resource that can be shared across corporate departments to improve operational efficiency and sales effectiveness. With convenient access to actionable data, salespeople can build strong relationships with customers by leveraging the latest information from ERP and support systems, customer satisfaction surveys, product shipments, and payment histories. These following five strategies can help enhance your users’ CRM portal experience and avoid pitfalls with your implementation.

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Apps for business: Getting on track

  • By TechSmart Business
  • June 1, 2014

Two articles in South Africa's TechSmart Business magazine featuring Magic South Africa's Daniel Hall.

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SugarCRM integration and the enterprise portal

  • By Enterpriseappstech
  • May 30, 2014

Following the recent SugarCon event where the company I work for exhibited and showed its integration and enterprise mobile application tools for SugarCRM and many other systems, I wanted to address one of the key questions we were frequently asked at the event, “how can I make my SugarCRM more than a customer database?”

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Mobility culture shock

  • By GoMoNews
  • May 26, 2014

They are no longer just technology trends but social ones, in order to succeed in the new upcoming economy, businesses would need to change their culture as well.

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How to turn Your CRM into an enterprise portal?

  • By BizCommunity
  • May 16, 2014

Data leading to customer insight is vital in today's competitive environment. This data is a powerful resource that should and must be shared across corporate departments to improve sales effectiveness and operational efficiency.

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Magic Software Expands and Strengthens Nigerian Channel

  • By TechMoran
  • May 15, 2014

Magic Software Enterprises, a global provider of software platforms for enterprise mobility, business integration and cloud applications, announced that it has appointed Satson Global Network as national distributor for all Magic products, including Magic xpaApplication Platform and Magic xpi Integration Platform, in the Nigerian market.

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Magic Software strengthens Nigerian Channel

  • By BiztechAfrica
  • May 14, 2014

Magic Software Enterprises announced that it has appointed Satson Global Network as national distributor for all Magic products, including Magic xpa Application Platform and Magic xpi Integration Platform, in the Nigerian market.

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Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. Trading at a Bargain

  • By Emerging Growth
  • May 13, 2014

Trading at just $8.39 a share, this tech stock is a bargain. Based on the positive news that we have been hearing about this company, expect this stock to outperform in the short to medium-term.

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Lego’ Ara phone: The future for enterprise mobility?

  • By Enterpriseappstech

Google’s modular smartphone, Project Ara, looks to be a reality and may be on sale early next year.

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Roka Bioscience Chooses Magic Integration Platform to Automate Business Processes across Multiple Backend Systems

  • By TechWorld

Food Safety Test Manufacturer Increases Efficiencies and Compliance by Integrating Oracle ERP, PLM and Third-Party Systems

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Magic Software Still Has The Touch In Q1

  • By ITJungle
  • May 12, 2014

Software development tool maker Magic Software Enterprises is riding up the wave of mobile and cloud software development and tools to integrate legacy systems into these new-fangled apps and devices.

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‘Apps can no longer just look pretty, as ease of use and functionality are critical to ensure stickiness and adoption”

  • By IT Web Brainstorm Magazine

Smart devices, faster and more affordable mobile broadband, and the proliferation of apps have upended the business world over the past five years. Devices and applications used for personal and professional productivity are starting to bleed together as a result of the consumerisation of IT.

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Mobility and business – the good and the bad

  • By iWeek

Mobility is one the IDC’s so-called 3rd Platform technologies, but how is SA handling it?

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Opportunities for Mobile Enterprise Adoption in Africa

  • By IDG Connect
  • May 1, 2014

Magic Software has been able to automate businesses in Africa including, BKB Grain Company where they enabled management, producers and customers to remotely track stock movements, contracts, and financial information using mobile applications.

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IT Managers Prepare To Be App Store Managers (Dutch)

  • By Tijdschrift IT Management (TITM)
  • April 30, 2014

The success of implementing mobility does not depend on technology. That is a great misconception and miscalculation.

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Lotus Notes Is Not Dead Yet

  • By BCW
  • April 29, 2014

It’s well known that most users do not have the fondest regards for Lotus Notes due to its unfriendly and unintuitive interface.

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Make IT Intuitively Approachable (Dutch)

  • By Automatiseringgids
  • April 22, 2014

Ask an IT person what’s hot in IT and they will answer: Big Data, Integration and Mobile – in random order. These big trends are also well-documented in IT market research.

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Remember the titans: who will win the in-memory battle?

  • By Information Age
  • April 16, 2014

The gloves are off as some of IT’s bigger players fight to convert companies to in-memory computing. Information Age enters the ring to weigh up the competition.

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Why are platforms the future for mobile app development?

  • By Enterprise AppsTech
  • April 9, 2014

Over the last six months I met with a wide range of customers and prospects in order to understand how they understand enterprise mobility, and especially to see whether they see it as a business opportunity or just another piece of technology. It’s no secret that the past few years have seen a debate between two paradigms: whether to write specific code for different devices, or to take a wider approach.

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The Need for a Mobile Banking Czar

  • By Global Banking & Finance Review
  • April 6, 2014

In no other industry is this more pressing than in banking where financial institutions are increasingly using mobile apps to set themselves apart from their rivals by improving quality of service.

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6 Ways to Prepare for Systems Integration Success

  • By Wired
  • April 2, 2014

Now that enterprise mobility is becoming a reality, online collaboration is on the rise, and new cloud services are coming on board, enterprises find themselves with an increasing need for systems integration projects. However, systems integration projects that leverage new social, mobile and cloud capabilities risk becoming overly complex, lengthy and expensive. Here are six strategies for ensuring that your systems integration projects get off to a good start and stay on track.

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5 Tips for Making CRM an Enterprise Portal

  • By CRM.com
  • March 28, 2014

Follow these five tips to enhance your users' CRM portal experience and avoid unmet expectations in your CRM implementation

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Magic Integration Platform Recognized as the Leading Business Application Integration Product by Frost & Sullivan

  • By Connections+
  • March 26, 2014

Magic Software Earns, Independent Research Firm, Frost & Sullivan’s 2014 Product Innovation Leadership Award

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6 Tips to Prepare for Enterprise Mobility

  • By Citizen TEKK
  • March 23, 2014

Here are 6 tips to overcoming the most common obstacles to redesigning for mobile computing

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Do Enterprises Need a Chief Mobility Officer?

  • By Mobile Enterprise

Mobility has risen to such a level of importance that many believe it deserves its own dedicated C-level position to advance and align mobility strategy throughout the enterprise. As an increasing number of mobile apps get rolled out across the business by different departments, a Chief Mobility Officer (CMOO) could provide a central function that directs and implements enterprise mobility strategy.

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Why banks need a chief mobility officer

  • By Banking Technology
  • March 20, 2014

Mobility has risen to such a level of importance that many people believe it deserves its own C-level position to advance and align mobility strategy throughout the enterprise

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African businesses neglect the power of mobile

  • By ITWeb Africa

Most African businesses are losing out on opportunities by not considering mobile as a platform to market their business

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How can your business benefit from the CRM wars?

  • By MyCustomer

The increasing ease of switching between CRM systems at the end of your subscription encourages customers to continually switch in order to get the best new features. However with the true value of CRM increasingly being the custom developments done to the system and its integration with other enterprise systems, is there a way to reconcile these conflicting realities?

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Magic Software Benelux is Looking for OEM-Partners to Expand

  • By Dutch IT-channel
  • March 8, 2014

Magic Software wants to expand its partner channel and is therefore looking for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) for the Magic xpi Integration Platform.

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Could Salesforce1 become your enterprise portal?

  • By Enterprise apptech
  • March 7, 2014

Salesforce1 is the new platform with a big ambition: to connect business applications and users, creating an integrated mobile Salesforce experience with APIs and mobile support. It represents a more API-focused view of Salesforce and, being built on the Chatter social platform, takes the view that our work lives are increasingly defined by connections.

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Why Magic Software (MGIC) Is Falling Today

  • By The Street
  • February 28, 2014

TheStreet Ratings team rates MAGIC SOFTWARE ENTERPRISES as a "buy" with a ratings score of B. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

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7 Tips for Successful Governance of a System Integration Project

  • By Data Center Knowledge
  • February 26, 2014

Here are seven tips for successful governance of a systems integration project

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Is in-memory data the end of business intelligence?

  • By Enterprise apptech
  • February 23, 2014

Since business intelligence (BI) systems evolved as data warehouses, businesses have been able to analyse and act upon increasing amounts of information that they hold in their databases. However today’s trends towards Big Data and real-time analytics are making BI systems look like dinosaurs: yesterday’s data is too old to be relevant, causing businesses to miss out on opportunities when faced with increasingly agile competitors.

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3 Reasons Why Warehousing Needs Mobile And The Internet Of Things

  • By BCW
  • February 21, 2014

Big Data and the emerging Internet of Things are changing how we work, and today I’d like to discuss three specific challenges faced by the warehousing and self-storage industry.

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MEA2014 urges more apps for basic phones

  • By BizTech Africa
  • February 13, 2014

Mobile app developers in East Africa should create more solutions suited for basic and feature phones since the masses are yet to own the high end smartphones.

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Magic Software (MGIC) Record Sales and Strong Performance, Ceragon (CRNT) IP-20 Footprint Expansion

  • By SmallCap Network
  • February 12, 2014

The company reported record sales and strong performance across all of its products and professional services in all regions on its financial results for 2013.

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Analysing the state of mobile right now

  • By Enterprise apptech
  • February 10, 2014

The mobile world is continuing to change at a rapid pace, so here are my top picks for what’s important in where we are today.

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Debunking 10 enterprise application integration myths

  • By Enterprise apptech

Here are some beliefs about enterprise integration and the truth behind each one.

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The year for the chief mobility officer

  • By Information Age

Mobility has risen to such a level of importance that many people believe it deserves its own C-level position to advance mobility strategy throughout the enterprise.

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6 tips for a successful system integration project

  • By The Next Web
  • February 9, 2014

Here are six tips to having a successful systems integration

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Technology Focus: Utensils for Building “Delicious” Server Apps

  • By MC Press Online
  • January 31, 2014

Want to create an app that's a hash of custom transactions for your enterprise? Or an elegant amuse-bouche of a tailored customer-lookup app? You'll find more than "just desserts" in today's app tools market.

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NAMTEK Takes a Magic Carpet Ride into the Cloud

  • By Computer Technology Review
  • January 29, 2014

By combining its cloud-based solution and the vast possibilities brought by enhancing its clients’ experiences with enterprise mobility, NAMTEK continues to guide its clients toward ongoing improvement of their business operations.

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Integration 2014 – Being Promoted to Its Rightful Place – on Top

  • By Enterprise CIO Forum
  • January 13, 2014

Whether undertaken centrally or by individual business units, integration projects are transforming from “nice to have” to “must-have” - demanding immediate attention and budget.

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Five Tips for Successful IT Integration Projects

  • By ManagersOnline.nl
  • January 9, 2014

John Verwaaijen, Country Manager at Magic Benelux provides 5 tips for managing successful IT projects.

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Consumerization of IT: Is Your Infrastructure an Enabler or Inhibitor?

  • By Wired - Innovation Insights
  • January 8, 2014

Three common consumerization challenges faced by IT some enabling solutions.

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Enterprise Mobility and BYOA in 2014

  • By App Developer Magazine
  • January 7, 2014

With strategies figured out for BYOD, businesses will start focusing on BYOA - application. BYOA means that employees are bringing their own applications to work more efficiently and be more productive

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Enterprise Data Mobility Initiatives: 10 Tips for a Successful Rollout

  • By eWeek
  • January 2, 2014

10 tips to ensure a business transformation from a standard no-policy approach to a fully integrated mobile enterprise.

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Mobile – Working Offline: Understanding the Challenges

  • By CloudWorks
  • December 17, 2013

Mobility is designed to make work efficient and effective. But what if there is no WiFi or internet connectivity available? Many companies ask this question to their supplier, who undoubtedly will have a solution. But that is just when the challenges begin...

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Say What? A Glossary of Modern Mobile Terminology

  • By Enterprise CIO Forum
  • December 8, 2013

The enterprise mobility space has developed its own vocabulary. This tends to lead to a lot of acronym speak which can be quite confusing.

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Godrej boosts customer satisfaction using innovative customer experience strategy

  • By InformationWeek
  • December 3, 2013

Under its comprehensive Customer Experience Transformation strategy, Godrej installed self-service kiosks integrated with CRM at various sales offices; rolled out of content rich mobile apps for sales teams and built a customer portal and a customized app with an objective to deliver zero defect product to customers.

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Magic Software Scores Another Quarterly Revenue Success

  • By IT Jungle
  • November 18, 2013

The revenue trajectory for IBM i development tool maker Magic Software Enterprises continues to soar posting a third quarter revenue gain of 9 percent.

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Magic Software Enterprises Pushes Data Integration into Memory

  • By ProgrammableWeb
  • November 6, 2013

The simultaneously rise of mobile computing and Big Data are changing both the amount of latency that can be tolerated when accessing remote data along with the amount of data that needs to accessed at any given time.

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Magic Conjures Up an In-Memory Data Grid

  • By IT Jungle
  • November 5, 2013

Magic Software has added an in-memory data grid element to xpi, its application integration platform.

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The State Of Tablets In Business

  • By BCW

Ultra-mobile devices in the 7- to 12-inch range are becoming very popular among an increasingly mobile and BYOD-enabled workforce.

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Steering application integration projects to success

  • By CBR
  • November 4, 2013

Here we examine the common pitfalls and how effective management can help engender 'buy in' to any changes, and pave the way to more successful projects.

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Magic Software Embraces HTML5 with its Mobile Enterprise App Platform

  • By HTML 5 Reprot (Powered by TMCnet)
  • October 29, 2013

It isn’t just mobile devices that need managing; it’s also the apps that run on those devices...

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Magic Adds Mobile Device Management to Mix

  • By IT Jungle
  • October 22, 2013

Magic bolstered its mobile story with new mobile device management (MDM) and offline mode capabilities.

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What we can learn from BlackBerry

  • By GoMo News
  • October 18, 2013

There are a number of fundamental lessons which we can learn from the opportunities which BlackBerry failed to capitalise on.

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Offline, Online – Who Cares? You Just Need Your App to Always Work

  • By App Developer Magazine
  • October 15, 2013

You have mobilized your employees to increase productivity, to do their jobs better and more effectively. Make sure they can do it any place at any time, online or off.

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Making MEAP seem like magic

  • By TechRepublic

Magic Software puts choice into the Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP) arena by including native, hybrid, and HTML5 mobile development options.

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Building a developer ecosystem: What vendors do to attract you to their platforms

  • By IT World
  • September 23, 2013

Give developers a technical reason to commit to a platform as well as a business reason

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Is The PC Really Dead?

  • By BCW
  • September 17, 2013

Industry watchers like to point to declining PC sales volumes and the ballooning popularity of smartphones and tablets to say that the PC is dead. But is this really true? Could it be that PCs have simply adopted a new form factor, and that the real computing revolution is still approaching? | By David Akka, Managing Director at Magic Software Enterprises UK.

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Mobility enhances the technical, business and people aspects of the supply chain

  • By IT Web
  • August 20, 2013

supply chain efficiency has become a competitive necessity, especially when it comes to integrating technology and processes at all levels of the supply chain, including raw material suppliers, manufacturers, distribution and the end-customer.

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Magic Software: This Undervalued Small-Cap Is Turning Into A Dividend Growth Stock

  • By Seeking Alpha

Magic impressive sales and EPS growth has been fueled by the strong mobile and cloud services trend as well as an equally massive market trend towards social media and big data.

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Wrapping up the ERP discussion

  • By IT Web
  • August 19, 2013

What was meant to last about 45 minutes took well over an hour, but the roundtable delivered interesting closing comments. | By Brian Bakker, journalist.

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Evolutionary technology

  • By IT Web

The traditional platform for ERP systems is big, expensive iron, but cloud computing may be about to change that for the better.

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Magic Software’s Regev Yativ: Mobility hotter than cloud right now

  • By Enterprise Apps Tech
  • August 16, 2013

Regev Yativ, Magic Software Enterprises USA CEO, on how mobility is hotting up, the three big reasons companies aren’t mobilising, and Magic’s new game-changing solution

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Flexibility is Key in Mobile App Development, Magic Says

  • By IT Jungle
  • August 13, 2013

As organizations ramp up their mobile development programs, they're faced with decisions. Should they choose Apple or Android? Native, hybrid, or browser-based? Tablet or smartphone? Once an organization chooses a direction, it risks potentially locking themselves into that approach.

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Taking the Strategic Approach to Integration

  • By Wired - Innovation Insights
  • July 31, 2013

With numerous integration projects on the horizon, businesses need to look at integration from a strategic perspective, not simply how they are going to connect A to B to C.

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Magic Software Appoints First West African Partner

  • By AfricanBrains
  • July 8, 2013

Magic Software South Africa will drive the growth of Magic products into Africa starting with Nigeria and moving on to other English-speaking countries.

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Magic Follows Up 2012 Success With Q1 2013 Momentum

  • By IT Jungle

Magic Software Enterprises turned in its best year ever in 2012, and the momentum is continuing in the first quarter of this year.

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Technology is an empowering tool

  • By Business Day - BDlive
  • July 5, 2013

MOBILE technology is playing an increasingly important role in SA’s supply chains as they seek to improve performance, efficiency and effectiveness.

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BYOD making waves

  • By IT Web
  • July 3, 2013

The ‘bring your own device’ culture is making big waves in the local workplace  A recent BYOD report from Gartner predicts that by 2017, half of employers will require employees to supply their own device for work purposes. Analyst David Willis explains how a BYOD programme that subsidises the use of a personal device is critical, “and can dramatically change the economics”.

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Thoughts Over An Ice Cream Sandwich – #e2conf

  • By e2
  • June 27, 2013

The E2 Conference in Boston was different. It was a quality event with a quality venue, quality people, quality conversations and some interesting insights. It makes me want to share my take on what is really going on with mobility.

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SugarCRM and JD Edwards: Never the twain shall meet?

  • By Toolbox.com

"The Application Programming Interfaces (API) of SugarCRM and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne are based on very different technologies. While JD Edwards..."

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App developers rush to fill Windows 8 application void

  • By Search Consumerization

There aren't enough Windows 8 applications available today, but app tool developers are working to fill the void and meet a rising enterprise demand.

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Four things to keep in mind when developing mobile applications

  • By Search Consumerization
  • June 20, 2013

Panelists at the E2 Conference 2013 discussed the challenges of developing mobile apps and shared these four pieces of advice

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New mobile technologies, strategies center on business apps

  • By Search Consumerization

Mobile apps either serve the business or it's a redundant toy |Regev Yativ, CEO, Magic Software Enterprises Americas

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Anatomy of a Real Business App – #e2conf

  • By e2
  • June 16, 2013

One of the significant differences between business apps and consumer apps is that business apps need to be integrated into daily business practices, while consumer apps tend to be standalone....

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Magic Software Enterprises Has Returned 16.8% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (MGIC)

  • By TMC net
  • June 10, 2013

SmarTrend identified an Uptrend for Magic Software Enterprises (NASDAQ:MGIC) on December 4th, 2012 at $4.61.

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Mobile CxO Interview: Regev Yativ of Magic Software Enterprises

  • By CIO Zone
  • May 22, 2013

Innovi Mobile’s Dan DiMassa sat down virtually with CEO of Magic Software Enterprises Americas (NASDAQ:MGIC) for his thoughts on the MEAP market, and to see what their product did differently.

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Enterprise social media, and why we just don’t get it

  • By Enterprise Apps Tech
  • May 16, 2013

Enterprise social media is currently one of the most hyped technologies in business, which has led to a wide range of companies and organisations jumping on the bandwagon but also to a lot of denial of the disruption it brings to the enterprise.

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How to Reduce Complexity of Mobile Business Application Development

  • By eWEEK
  • May 14, 2013

Knowledge Center contributor Regev Yativ explains what enterprises should consider when weighing their mobile business application development options.

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What The Boston Bombings Taught Us About Technology

  • By BCW
  • May 9, 2013

Following the recent tragedy in Boston, the response widely came to be seen as a test of new technologies and ways of working in action, in particular with Reddit’s attempt to use crowdsourcing to find the perpetrators.

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Enterprise Mobility working for SA

  • By iTWeb
  • May 2, 2013

Despite Yahoo's recent work-from-home policy abolition controversy, the local outlook for enterpries mobility uptake is a healthy one.

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Six essential enterprise mobility strategies for local businesses

  • By iTWeb
  • April 22, 2013

"There are six key strategies that will make or break enterprise mobility plans" | By Daniel Hall, VP of sales and marketing at Magic Software SA.

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A mobile business world beckons

  • By iTWeb

“There must be an app for that” is a phrase often used in jest when confronted by a hurdle

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Siri, Yahoo And Summly: The Future Of Mobile Search?

  • By BCW
  • April 16, 2013

Now the dust is settling from Yahoo’s recent purchase of the news aggregator app Summly, the real picture is becoming clear | by David Akka, Managing Director at Magic Software Enterprises UK.

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The State Of Mobile

  • By BCW
  • April 9, 2013

The release of the latest quarter’s mobile OS market share numbers got me wondering about where the mobile industry is right now and what we can expect. Are we seeing one platform becoming dominant or is the future fragmented? | by David Akka, Managing Director at Magic Software Enterprises UK.

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Mobile apps need a new approach

  • By Channel PRO
  • April 5, 2013

The business opportunities for mobile apps lie in a cross platform approach, says Magic Software MD, David Akka

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The impact of consumerisation on business applications

  • By Tech World
  • March 26, 2013

For business applications to really succeed, organisations need to follow this lead with user-friendly applications which can deliver real business benefits such as reduced training costs and improved productivity. By David Akka, Managing Director of Magic Software Enterprises (UK) Ltd.

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The “new age enterprise” positions IT as the organisation’s true leaders

  • By Enterprise Apps Tech

Creating the "New Age Enterprise" requires IT to take the lead. Here's how: | by Regev Yativ, CEO of Magic Software Enterprises Americas

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Top tips in Mobile Device Management

  • By thefonecast.com
  • March 14, 2013

When formulating your mobile and MDM strategy taking the following steps can help you level the playing field and choose the solution that best fits your requirements.

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Comparing MEAP Platforms: The Importance of Vendor Neutrality

  • By Toolbox.com
  • March 8, 2013

2013 MEAP Platform Comparison

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SaaS integration challenges pose security risks

  • By ZDNet
  • March 7, 2013

Faced with difficulties integrating disparate software, companies end up bypassing security protocols and with data residing across various systems and locations.

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RIM changes name to BlackBerry as BB10 unveiled worldwide

  • By Developer Tech
  • March 4, 2013

RIM changes name to BlackBerry as BB10 unveiled worldwide - By James Bourne | Developer Tech

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The evolution of the use of tablets in the enterprise

  • By GoMoNews
  • February 22, 2013

by David Akka, md for UK, Eire & Nordics with Magic Software UK

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More Record-Breaking Results For Magic Software

  • By IT Jungle
  • February 18, 2013

Felix Baumgartner's record-breaking skydive from 24 miles above the planet in 2012 got more attention, but Magic Software Enterprises broke records, too, admittedly with less fanfare...by Dan Burger | IT Jungle

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Can BlackBerry 10 claw it back in the enterprise?

  • By Enterprise Apps Tech
  • February 9, 2013

A mixture of hope and expectation reigned as Thorsten Heins unveiled the new OS on January 30, but the overriding sentiment was clear: this product needs to be successful. By James Bourne | Enterprise Apps Tech

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QualiTest to Provide QA Test Services for Magic xpa Customers

  • By IT Jungle
  • February 5, 2013

Speed has always been an essential element of Magic Software's development tools... - by Alex Woodie | IT Jungle

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Get Your Professional Services Right Sourced

  • By Sand Hill
  • January 27, 2013

With right sourcing, you get the right blend of strategic consulting and project implementation, project management and staffing, customization and off-the-shelf, onsite/offsite, and offshoring/near shoring... By Regev Yativ, President and CEO of Magic Software Enterprises Americas.

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2013 Predictions: The challenges for enterprise mobility

  • By RCR Wireless | U.S.
  • January 7, 2013

With 2013 now upon us, RCR Wireless News has gathered predictions from leading industry analysts and executives on what they expect to see in the new year.

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Bridging the Value Gap: Integration Predictions for 2013

  • By CanadaIT.com
  • January 3, 2013

Here is what my crystal ball says about integration in 2013... by Regev Yativ | President and CEO of Magic Software Enterprises Americas

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Branding: Online-focused rebranding increases website traffic 20%, Facebook fans 1,000%, YouTube subscribers 70%

  • By Marketing Sherpa
  • December 19, 2012

Rebranding the corporate look, logo and messaging can help meet the challenges of a changing marketplace. Read on to learn how a well-established technology company, Israel-based Magic Software, spent a year and half working with key stakeholders, both internally and externally, to execute a dramatic rebranding that resulted in 20% more website visits, a 1,000% lift in Facebook fans, and a 70% lift in YouTube subscribers. by David Kirkpatrick, Senior Reporter

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Analysis: when will HTML5 deliver on its promise?

  • By Computing.co.uk
  • December 13, 2012

After Facebook’s botched IPO, CEO Mark Zuckerburg said the company’s “biggest mistake” was “betting too much on HTML5 as opposed to native because it just wasn’t there,” before declaring that a native iOS app had already doubled Facebook’s user base. These words chimed with a growing disregard in the industry for the fifth iteration of Tim Berners-Lee’s internet lingo. Zuckerburg was right to a point; going native can work wonders for an app such as Facebook’s that has separate, platform-specific user bases.

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Why enterprise mobility is a board level issue

  • By GoMoNews
  • December 11, 2012

The cultural and technological shifts that we are seeing within the workplace have pushed enterprise mobility to the top of many corporate agendas... By David Akka

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Magic Teams Up with Samsung in Smartphone Pact

  • By IT Jungle

The partnership with Samsung will give Magic a boost in targeting the Galaxy phones, which own a 32 percent of the smartphone market by some accounts.

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Google adds enterprise app store option for Android

  • By Apps Tech News
  • December 8, 2012

Google has announced it is extending its Google Play store to help Google Apps customers distribute internal apps to employees through the Google Play Private Channel.

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Enterprise mobility fears keeping CIOs awake at night

  • By Apps Tech News
  • November 29, 2012

The topic of mobility and mobile is everywhere these days, not just in our homes but in our offices and boardrooms too... by David Akka

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Kevin Benedict’s What’s New in HTML5 – Week of November 25, 2012

  • By SYS-CON Media
  • November 27, 2012

The debate around the merits of HTML5 continues as Brightcove's CEO Jeremy Allaire says Mark Zuckerberg was "dead wrong" about HTML5.

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Facebook and Android: Is it a match made in heaven?

  • By Developer Tech
  • November 26, 2012

Reports abound that Facebook is urging its employees to dump their iPhones and replace them with Android devices in order to get problems with Facebook’s Droid app sorted quickly...

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What needs to be addressed to make HTML5 enterprise-ready?

  • By Apps Tech News
  • November 20, 2012

There has been continued discussion around the relative merits and drawbacks of HTML5 in recent months with public comments from industry figures on their development strategies... by David Akka

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Top 5 Tips for building an effective mobile strategy

  • By GoMoNews
  • October 26, 2012

Five Top Tips to help build a strong framework for mobility and ensure that it has a positive impact within your organisation. by David Akka

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Onlookers predict muted enteprise uptake of Windows 8

  • By CRN

Channel players question whether Microsoft has overlooked the business market in its quest to reconnect with consumers

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Are we seeing the end of ERP as we know it?

  • By Computer World UK

The ERP landscape as we know it is going through a pivotal stage in its evolution. by David Akka

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Windows 8 may be one step too far

  • By GoMoNews
  • October 25, 2012

“The stakes are high for Microsoft as it launches the Windows 8 – a huge departure from previous OS .” - by David Akka

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Windows 8 launch: expert reaction

  • By Computer Business Review (CBR)

CBR rounds up what experts have to say about Windows 8.

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Developer issues in the fragmented Android OS market

  • By ITProPortal
  • September 24, 2012

As the war between Apple and Microsoft intensifies, the rise of Android within the smartphone market seems to be an unstoppable force. by David Akka

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Magic’s App Platform, Integration Provides Mobile Devs a “Technology Unifier”

  • By Integration Developer News
  • September 10, 2012

Magic Software is helping mobilize apps for the field sales team at WellMark, a provider of oil and gas equipment.

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Mobile software solutions and the era of ‘less is more’

  • By GoMoNews
  • September 9, 2012

" The age of mobility is driving the rise of smaller, more ‘component- based ‘ solutions " By David Akka

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6 top tips for building your mobile strategy

  • By Enterprise Apps Tech
  • August 28, 2012

Every day we speak to people, from CIOs to CTOs and CMOs, who are just starting out on the route to enterprise mobility many come to us, whether we are at a road show or they are a partner or customer, as they just don’t know where to begin. by David Akka

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What’s New in HTML5

  • By SYS-CON Media
  • August 26, 2012

Kevin Benedict, Mobile Industry Analyst and Mobile Strategy Consultant

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How-to Build Your Own Custom Integration Components

  • By Toolbox.com
  • August 24, 2012

A few years ago, one of our JD Edwards customers asked us to integrate to JD Edwards XE. By Glenn Johnson

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6 Tips For Building A Mobile Strategy

  • By BCW IT Leadership
  • August 20, 2012

"Every day I speak to people, from CIOs to CTOs and CMOs, who are just starting out on the route to enterprise mobility many come to me, whether I am at a road show or they are a partner or customer, as they just don’t know where to begin." by David Akka

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Integration Basics: XSLT Transformations

  • By Toolbox.com
  • August 15, 2012

In this article, we’ll examine the built-in capabilities of Magic xpi for XSLT (Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations).

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Mobile HTML5 ‘over-hyped’; not suited to enterprise

  • By CBR Cumputer Business Review
  • August 13, 2012

Magic Software's UK Managing Director, David Akka, believes that HTML5's praise as the 'catch all' solution to a fragmented mobile device market is premature, and companies need to think twice before investing heavily in mobile app development.

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Integration Basics: XML Handling

  • By Toolbox.com
  • August 10, 2012

While XML’s ubiquity makes it a preferred language, it is not without overhead. XML data typically includes both the raw data and metadata, which describes the data.

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Implementing BYOD Policies

  • By SYS-CON Media
  • August 7, 2012

While you're thinking about implementing a BYOD policy, here are a few questions to ask yourself

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Can Windows 8 Save Microsoft?

  • By BCW IT Leadership
  • July 26, 2012

Modest growth in revenues for the Office suite of products is the only good news that Steve Ballmer has had lately. So the million dollar question is: will Windows 8 save the day?

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Are Tablets Really Useful For Business?

  • By BCW IT Leadership
  • July 17, 2012

We’ve all heard the hype, tablets are all the rage and are going to make PCs redundant. Certainly they seem far more prevalent – just take a look at any airport departure lounge. So just what are they being used for? Are tablets displacing PCs?

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BYOD: Fulfilling Employee Expectations

  • By TMC net.com
  • June 27, 2012

Chances are, most employees working for you today have a smartphone or tablet in their briefcase when they come to work.

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Magic Software: HTML5 is “very susceptible” to SQL injection attacks

  • By Computer Weekly
  • June 19, 2012

The security of the applications we use on our mobile devices is a subject of increasing concern.

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The Magic Continues In The First Quarter For Magic Software

  • By IT Jungle
  • June 4, 2012

Magic Software Enterprises turned in its best year ever in 2011, and the momentum is continuing in the first quarter of this year.

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Magic Software Launches Android, iOS Clients

  • By Mobile Marketing
  • May 28, 2012

Magic's enterprise application development platform is now available for Android - and iOS

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Magic announces availability of native iOS and Android clients for its mobile app platform

  • By Channel eyes
  • May 23, 2012

"Magic's mobile solution gives us the versatility we need for fast and easy development and multi-platform deployment, said Jean-Luc Freymond, CEO of SAGE."

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Magic Software Expands to iOS, Android

  • By Mobile Enterprise
  • May 16, 2012

"Many enterprises and ISVs around the world are using Magic's new mobile offering in a number of pre-launch projects, developing applications that will run natively on Android and iOS devices."

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Six Keys for Building Successful Enterprise App Stores

  • By Mobile Enterprise
  • April 16, 2012

To successfully meet customers’ demands for enterprise mobile apps, a good MEAP vendor will help you follow these simple do’s and don’ts

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Companies Bring Bring-Your-Own-Device Policies to the Party

  • By Workforce
  • April 9, 2012

"More and more companies are establishing bring-your-own-device policies. Once they get past the initial security concerns, most company leaders are finding little downside to allowing employees to use their own smartphones and tablets for work".

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Is Secure Enterprise Mobility Possible?

  • By BCW IT Leadership
  • March 19, 2012

"Let’s face it if we look back over the past decades this is now the third time we are going through this security debate with HTML, and our past experience should play a role here." By David Akka, UK MD at Magic Software

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The generation Y revolution: new attitudes, new expectations

  • By Computing.co.uk

"Generation Y brings new expectations; they have honed their skills on fast-moving games and through multi-channel media consumption." By David Akka, UK MD at Magic Software

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Mobile Apps: Does One Size Fit All?

  • By BCW IT Leadership
  • March 5, 2012

"Those who choose to design one app and stretch it to every size, be it tablet or phone, will see their app initially slow to be adopted and ultimately fail." By David Akka, UK MD at Magic Software

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Incorporating tablets into your mobile strategy

  • By Business Cloud News
  • March 2, 2012

"Magic Software's David Akka explains why the tablet revolution still poses a series of questions for the enterprise." Guest post By David Akka, UK MD at Magic Software

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HTML5 Is Not The Right Choice For Enterprises

  • By BCW IT Leadership
  • March 1, 2012

"From the outset I want to stress that I, like so very many of my contemporaries, am convinced that HTML5 will be the right way to go in the future but in this article I wanted to stress that practically speaking, right now there are just too many issues to make it the perfect solution for enterprise mobility...." By David Akka, UK MD at Magic Software

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Enterprise Mobile Mashups: Access Any System from Any Device at Any Time

  • By Sand Hill
  • February 27, 2012

"The proliferation of mobile devices and the applications they have spawned present enterprise IT with enormous opportunities – and a difficult challenge. Business users have embraced smartphone and tablet use, which represents potentially significant productivity gains for their employers. Yet, companies are..." by Regev Yativ, president and CEO of Magic Software Enterprises Americas

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Why HTML5 is not the choice for enterprise mobility

  • By .net Magazine

"HTML5 is being hailed as the programming language that will not only enable developers to achieve multi-purpose web application development, but ultimately solve many issues facing mobile development..." By David Akka, UK MD at Magic Software

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Integrated data, SIM cards, helicopters & Alice Springs

  • By Computer Weekly
  • February 22, 2012

For our first four points I will reference Magic Software. The company has recently developed a mobile solution for industrial services company Cape plc.

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The PC is dead. Long live the… let’s say mobile device

  • By Mobile Squared
  • February 9, 2012

"PC sales in the consumer market are gradually slumping, whilst the uptake of both smartphones and tablets is rocketing. We now exist in an era where even getting a laptop out, and firing it up for information is seen as too much effort. Users instead prefer to reach for their mobile or swipe their iPad screens." A guest column from David Akka, UK MD Magic Software

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The smartphone race: what can we learn from the PC wars?

  • By Telecoms.com
  • January 10, 2012

"Just as in the 80’s, when Apple captured market share through this innovation over the more established players in the PC market, now too, we see a smartphone market where the other mobile giants are playing catch up with the functionality it offers." David Akka, UK MD at Magic Software

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Consumerization of Enterprise Mobility Requires Leadership Discipline

  • By President & CEO Magazine
  • January 9, 2012

"Many business leaders and their employees want to use smartphones to access key information from multiple systems and interact with that information from any device, in any location and at any time. To accomplish this, a mobile enterprise application platform with strong integration capabilities will be required to support the different mobile platforms." by Regev Yativ, president and CEO of Magic Software Enterprises Americas

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The route to enterprise mobility is through process re-engineering

  • By Computer World UK
  • January 5, 2012

We are entering a new era of mobility where users need fast access to information anywhere, at any time. Mobile technology is transforming to give users access to ‘bite size’ pieces of data, wherever they are and at the touch of a button. David Akka, UK MD at Magic Software

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2012: The Year Text Messaging Died?

  • By BCW IT Leadership
  • January 4, 2012

"Text messaging is, it would seem to me, being replaced by social networking and instant messaging." David Akka, UK MD at Magic Software

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My Name Is David And I’m A Smartphone Addict!

  • By BCW IT Leadership
  • December 16, 2011

My name is David and I am a Smartphone addict, there I said it. I am one of the growing number of people who simply can’t conceive of a day without my Smartphone, who goes into a blind panic when I see the battery dip below one quarter full. David Akka, UK MD at Magic Software

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Still Is Still Moving To Me

  • By Pro Trucker
  • December 7, 2011

Transportation management software is designed to create efficiency in the movement of goods. But it is still subject to the old adage, “garbage in, garbage out.” If you don’t have the right information, you are in a world of hurt or worse, you’re in the wrong place at the wrong time with the wrong stuff. By Glenn Johnson

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Taking desktop applications to mobile devices

  • By NCC
  • November 28, 2011

The abundance of smartphones on the market, and our need for greater convenience and flexibility at work means that, for many organisations, enabling enterprise mobility is now firmly at the top of their agenda. - Mobilising Desktop Applications David Akka, UK MD at Magic Software

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4 Top Tips For Coping With Consumerisation

  • By BCW IT Leadership
  • November 17, 2011

"Consumerisation – It’s one of those trending words which seems to be everywhere right now and has been the topic of many a managerial conversation, but what is Consumerisation and how can we in IT adopt a strategy which ensures we are prepared and prosper from this trend?" By David Akka, UK MD at Magic

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Adobe open sources Flex for Flash apps, backs HTML5

  • By Computer Weekly

Adobe has said that it still backs Flex, but with the caveat that the technology's future roadmap will be determined a governing board once it's been established. By Adrian Bridgwater

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MEAP Moves Mobile Enterprises Forward

  • By CTOEdge

The age of enterprise mobility is here, and millions of companies around the world are making the transition to mobile platforms. By Glenn Johnson

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What Blackberry’s new BBX means for the mobile industry

  • By Mobile Squared
  • November 16, 2011

David Akka, UK MD, Magic Software comments on what BlackBerry's new operating system BBX will mean for the mobile industry.

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Is Android standing on the shoulders of the Microsoft giant?

  • By Computer Weekly
  • November 14, 2011

While one camp says that patents protect innovation, as they should do; others argue that in some areas they may stifle creativity. By Adrian Bridgwater

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Profits Boom As Magic Software Snaps Up BluePhoenix AppBuilder Biz

  • By IT Jungle
  • November 7, 2011

Magic Software shelled out $17 million to acquire the AppBuilder product line and customer base from BluePhoenix Solutions. by Timothy Prickett Morgan

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