Is Custom Application Development Dead?

Custom-developed applications have been conventionally associated with high costs, slow time-to-market, and ROI challenges that don’t hold up to “shrink-wrapped” packaged solutions. So, is custom application development really dead?...

Caspio Lands Among the Fastest Growing Companies in Silicon Valley

We are excited to announce that Caspio was recognized on the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 2013 list of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Silicon Valley. The award recognizes companies based on their rate of revenue...

5 Ways SMBs Can Compete Better Using Cloud Database Technology

Studies show that small and medium-sized businesses are one of the most important market segments for the cloud computing industry. However, the technology and service needs of SMBs are largely under-served due to the...

A Web-Based Alternative to FileMaker

Typically perceived as the “Microsoft Access alternative for Mac”, FileMaker has found itself a place on many Mac desktops for simple data management tasks. However, just like Microsoft Access, FileMaker has failed to keep up with the...

Achieve Self-Service Business Intelligence with a DIY Cloud Platform

As data gets bigger and smart businesses look for new ways to exploit it, the demand for sophisticated database tools is rapidly increasing. Business Intelligence (BI) is a category of software that helps users extract insightful...

A Non-Technical Entrepreneur’s Guide to Launching a Web Startup

There’s few things more desperately frustrating to an entrepreneur than having the vision, the drive and the business savvy to launch a web startup, only to have the whole process come to a screeching halt due to lack of technical...

4 Reasons Why You Should Custom-Build Your CRM System

Ready-made CRMs that come with the standard features can be expensive and overrated. While they may be able to offer some solution for your business, sometimes what your company needs is a simplified or a commercial SaaS solution, created...

Moving Microsoft Access Applications to the Cloud

Microsoft Access was a leader in the desktop database space before the Internet became omnipresent. The software was fairly easy to use and had enough features and capabilities to build small-scale desktop applications. However, as the web...

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Efficient and Effective Application Development

A recent article by McKinsey & Company discusses a more effective way to measure the success of application development in large organizations. The article suggests that instead of the traditional method of measuring developer...

Five Best Practices for Lead Generating Websites

Lead generation is the fuel of the sales funnel — and the techniques you use to connect website leads to your organization can make all the difference between hitting or missing your revenue goals. Using Caspio’s cloud platform,...

Dynamic Forms and Databases for Amazon S3 and Static Websites

Besides cloud storage, one of the features of Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is highly reliable and inexpensive hosting services for static websites. While Amazon S3 is a fast and efficient way to deliver static content –...

How to Embed Web Forms in WordPress

Caspio enables you to create many types of web forms with tremendous flexibility. A unique feature of Caspio-powered forms is that they can be embedded into any website platform, be it a CMS, blog, portal, or static website, and regardless...

5 Reasons to Insource Custom Application Development using PaaS

If your company can do all its business just using off-the-shelf software, you are part of a rare minority. Most organizations find themselves in need of custom applications tailored to their business processes, daily operations and...

Go Cloud, Go Green

The surge of cloud computing is propelling the rapid growth of data center utilization and public cloud platforms. With more and more data being migrated to cloud environments, companies are seeing significant energy savings in their...

Introducing the New Caspio Community Forum

We are excited to announce a new and enhanced Caspio Community Forum. While our previous forum served us well for many years, it was time to give it a face-lift and add some additional capabilities to better facilitate communication. The...

Caspio Web Applications Outperform PaaS Competitors

Study after study shows that fast performing websites are good for business. Users don’t have the patience to wait. Attention spans are short and users simply move on. Google also has little tolerance for slow page loads and penalizes...

Forrester: Choosing the Right PaaS Depends on Your Developer Skills

Forrester estimates that the worldwide market for cloud computing will hit $241 billion in 2020. Among the slew of cloud platforms, the three most widely utilized types are Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and...

Caspio 8.0 Sneak Peek: Usability Enhancements to Existing Features

Update on 10/31/13: The Caspio 8.0 Beta is now closed. Read the latest updates about the release. Caspio was born 13 years ago with a simple vision – to change the way apps are built. With our DIY cloud database platform, app building...

The Other Side of ‘The Internet of Things’ – Smart Database Apps

Thirty years into the Internet revolution, there are now more than a half-a-billion Internet-connected devices in the U.S. alone, according to data from the NPD Group. While computers, tablets and smartphones comprise the bulk of these...