PE Cares: Birthday Project Volunteering
Productive Edge (PE) and PE Cares aim to engage with the Chicago community each month in order to participate in opportunities which support and lift up those in need. The objective of our community engagement is to help build and foster a sense of commitment and positivity in our city. In July, we partnered with The Birthday Project. The goal of this group is to bring joy to children experiencing homelessness or living in transitional facilities by hosting a magical birthday celebration.
Apple WWDC 2019 Brings Exciting Updates for Developers
Every year, Apple impresses at the Worldwide Developer Conference with new innovations and updates for developers. This year, Apple unveiled software updates for all of its new devices, as well as the new Mac Pro—a hefty desktop computer targeted toward enterprise users. Apple also revealed a new operating system for the iPad: iPadOS. However, the most impressive part of the conference were the significant improvements in developer tools and APIs, including massive improvements to Machine Learning capabilities, the new SwiftUI, and the new RealityKit. Throughout the presentations, Apple consistently emphasized its focus on privacy, clearly seeking to establish itself as a privacy powerhouse in the midst of data breaches and privacy compromises. There were a number of exciting updates that developers can add to their toolbox.
Top Insights from Apple's WWDC 2018
Apple's 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), an annual showcase of the tech giant's new technologies and products, held its keynote yesterday in much quieter fanfare than years past. While less focus was on the release of new products and hardware than in the past, 2018's WWDC highlighted the company's renewed focus on security and stability of their operating systems (close to the hearts of PE employees), improved technologies, development tools and features.
Top insights from the 2018 Google I/O Keynote
Google I/O 2018 was an impressive display of Google's commitment to innovate their array of products, with improvements ranging from subtle software updates to a brand new hardware product with the Google Smart Display. Consumers and developers alike will surely be impressed with Google's latest line of updates as they continue refreshing their product line with cosmetic and functional changes in order to provide all of their end-users with a seamless technological experience. Google also set the record straight that their commitment to A.I was not merely lofty platitudes but rather a real desire to infuse their products with new features that use predictive analytics and machine learning to more specifically cater to individual's needs.
PE @ HackIllinois 2018 Event
For the first time, Productive Edge (PE) was honored to participate in the University of Illinois' (U of I) largest hackathon event. With a goal of creating a safe open-source environment where students can push creativity and innovation, this prestigious event brings in over 1,200 students from around the country planning a career in computer science.
5 Ground-Breaking Sitecore 9 Features Revealed at the 2017 Sitecore Symposium
Sitecore has long remained an industry leader in content management and digital experience platforms, and it continues to live up to its reputation. Sitecore has unveiled a compelling new feature set at the 2017 Sitecore Symposium. Among the vast number of enhancements to the platform, the list includes...