Jan/Feb 2014

New Year Resolution

The New Year typically brings forth the idea of New Year resolutions. Out with the old, in with the new. Resolutions about our weight, work practices, and the like. While in that frame of mind, we received this article. Out with the old, antiquated MultiValue practices,in with the new, modern MultiValue practices. It seems to us that this is the kind of thing that resolutions are made of. That's why we selected the cover theme of "Resolved: Do MultiValue Better." We think 2014 is going to be an exciting year.

Developing for Google Glass Part 2

In the first article in this series, the author attempted to create an inventory application using Google Glass. Unfortunately, the first approach was a Glassonly attempt. That didn't work out quite as planned. This article talks about the author's second attempt, which is to combine Google Glass with an Android-based app, also having a MultiValue database on the backend. The saga continues.

Clear Message Initiative

While thinking about New Year Resolutions for the MultiValue community, we remembered this article we published in the January-February 2011 issue of Spectrum magazine. It seemed like the sort of idea that would either make a good resolution or spark the thought processes that could lead to one. So we got Susan's permission to re-print it in this issue. We have just one question. In the last three years, how many of you have gotten beyond the “[3] Verb?” style of error messages?

7 Must-Haves for every (ERP) Enterprise Application

ERP applications are made to serve a specific purpose — running your business. People use them every day, and their value lies in the depth of service they provide your business. But if your ERP system does not have these seven “musthave” capabilities, its stands a good chance of failing to live up to the requirements necessary for it to be the main hub of your business.