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Mobile Turns Always-On Into A 24-7-365 Digital Human Reality

Mobile Turns Always-On Into A 24-7-365 Digital Human Reality Years ago technologists coined the term ‘Always On’ to mean that devices would be able to remain on without needing to be rebooted for the purpose of updating software or upgrading hardware. When the notion took hold most people assumed it would be used to describe

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Compete With Yourself – Starting From Scratch Can Obviate Obstacles

Compete With Yourself – Starting From Scratch Can Obviate Obstacles In the 1930s philosophers discussed a way of thinking that has since been termed “the dialectical process”. At its core this logical approach requires all participants of a team to set aside their egos and emotions so that ideas can compete with each other fairly

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ROI First Technology

ROI First Technology Selection

ROI First Technology Selection Just as the idea itself should be developed organically from an ROI First point of view, the technology choices made initially and at each phase along the way should also be based on natural selection. Often even the most visionary of our clients lack the technical expertise to choose specific tools

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ROI First Software Development

ROI First Software Development

ROI First Software Development Developing software as a business function means always having a specific purpose in mind for each new project. Some items we create at Mentel are meant for immediate monetization, others are intended to become very useful tools or modular components of large systems that we know are coming soon due to

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Developing An Application A Week To Maximize ROI Resources

Developing An Application A Week To Maximize ROI Resources The main difference between a hobby and a business is the tracking of your Return On Investment (ROI). Hobbies may look the same as businesses to novices, but entrepreneurs and investors see them very differently. Building a website, software application or anything else is either being

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Responsive Frameworks

The Best Responsive CSS Frameworks

The Best Responsive CSS Frameworks Introduction to Frameworks Even before choosing the best Responsive CSS Frameworks, it’s important to take a moment and define exactly what a framework really is with regard to website development. At its most basic level, a Framework is a standardized set of concepts, practices and criteria used to solve common

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Green Computing

A First Look At Green Computing

A First Look At Green Computing The emergence of the Internet has profoundly changed our way of working. Companies adapting to this new way of working acquire IT parks and it is not uncommon these days for each employee to be assigned their own workstation. This revolution has been accompanied by a massive digitization of

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By Germain Després Reiller

7 Reasons To Do Your Design Work In The Browser

7 Reasons To Do Your Design Work In The Browser

Designing in the browser is a modern approach to web design. In the last few years, since the conception of responsive design practices, designers have gone back to their roots and started designing within the browser. I’m not saying that every website should be designed in the browser, but as websites now need to be

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By Luis Torres

Choosing The Right Tools To Build Your Site

Choosing The Right Tools To Build Your Site

  So you want to create a new website? But you’re not sure which platform you should use? Well there are quite a lot of ways to go, but the best way to start is by asking yourself some important questions. Fortunately, if you have any difficulty deciding on the right answers, Mentel is always

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By Luco

Ruby on Rails Performance in Production Environment

Ruby on Rails Performance in Production Environment

There has been lots of talk about the speed of Ruby, and specifically the speed of the Ruby on Rails web framework as one of the drawbacks to using it. The argument goes something like ‘Well, for all the productivity gains and ease-of-use of Ruby and RoR, there has to be a downside, right?! Didn’t

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By Luke Gruber