These days almost everyone knows what a barcode is. It’s that black and white striped box on all the packages purchased at the grocery store. There are many different types of barcodes, but technically, the term refers to any “optical machine-readable representation of data.” Despite the common use of the term, many people may not know the origins, history, and evolution of the use of barcodes.
Unstoppable Software is now an authorized solution provider for M-Files, the easy document management software solution. M-Files will serve as a core offering that Unstoppable will build its enterprise solutions upon, and offers our clients functionality that they either would have to pay to have custom created before, or that would simply be out of their reach due to their budgets or the complexity of creating such a tool from scratch.
To allow better flexibility and better content editing, Unstoppable Software’s website has now been moved to SquareSpace hosting. Expect to see many changes in the coming weeks as we better integrate the site with this service, and roll out new case studies and content.
Unstoppable Software gained some exposure recently by the publication of an article titled “Test-Driven Development of Data Warehouses” in the International Journal of Business Intelligence Research. This article, published by Sam Schutte, as well as Thilini Ariyachandra and Mark Frolick from Xavier University, covers a potentially new approach to the development of data warehouses, in which a modern technique from the software development world is applied to database design and creation.
When Excel files store critical data or business process logic, they need to be treated with care. Likewise, the loss of a document, data corruption, or data entry errors could all be extremely damaging. From my experience, corporations typically do not have thorough processes in place to protect data stored in Excel.