5 Roads That Merge Technology, Trucking, and alligatortek

Do you believe technology just doesn't fit in certain fields? Read on to see how we were able to help our clients in the Trucking industry. Then contact us to find out how we may help you, too!    

Think Like a CIO

A company using technology to run their business may not have a CIO, but everyone from the owner to line-of-business management should think like one. Here’s why: the success and profitability of the company is more dependent than ever on smarter IT and new software.   In the day-to-day operation, system and process bottlenecks highlight oppor...

How to Test the SMTP Server

Guest Blog: The Common Thread of Innovation

Is your company "stuck" in the old-school ways? Are you looking to be a leader in your industry? Read on as our guest blogger, Paul Kitti of the Chicago Innovation Awards, describes how this year's winners solved problems with their forward-thinking products.    

Blogging for Businesses 101

On the web, as well as many other industries, content is king. If you output a steady stream of content you’re more likely to get found by new potential leads. Search engine optimization is important, but it’s very difficult to optimize a website that doesn’t have any content. SEO is not a magic solution for driving visitors to your website. Yes...

Fluent Interfaces

The fluent interface is an object-oriented coding concept introduced by Martin Fowler and Eric Evans in 2005. Fluent interfaces are constructed using method chaining. If you have used LINQ dot(.) syntax, you have used a fluent interface.

Facebook Acquires Oculus Rift

Oculus is a prominent force in the augmented reality industry primarily through their Oculus Rift headset, while Facebook is a popular social media site. On March 25, 2014 Facebook acquired virtual reality company Oculus. The Facebook deal is worth $2 billion, with $400 million in cash and the remaining in Facebook stock. Both Facebook and Oculu...

Object Mapping

How can a coder automatically map database objects to domain objects? Find out in this blog on Object Mapping!

TechWeek 2015 - Chicago

If you are a CEO, entrepreneur, innovator, or a dream chaser, then TechWeek is the place to be. The nation’s leading technology conference is taking place in our own backyard, Chicago, during the week of June 22-28. This wonderful conference includes events such as LAUNCH startup competition, FashionTech Runway Show, Techweek GT Office Tours, an...

Four Tech Trends to Watch

In our last blog post we looked at the top technology stories of 2013. As we saw, technology was all over the news last year, and we expect more of the same in 2014. Here are four trends we expect to see:

Industry Spotlight: Meeting Increased Demands in Trucking and Logistics

Transportation companies face increased pressure to perform their services with the greatest possible efficiency and accuracy. Their customers are demanding, and failing to deliver on time is not an option. As a technology partner to many trucking and logistics businesses, we’ve identified key industry trends that help us develop the most effect...