First of all, WHY? Any angular developer would tell me I was crazy, and why not just do the entire thing in Angular. The answer is: Because it is already in wordpress and the client has been asking for a lot of shortcode tools for custom forms and other features that require some more complex […]
After what must have been an enormous amount of political pressure, the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) made a decision that health insurance companies are not required to encrypt the data stored on their servers. The HIPAA ruling recommends using encryption if the health insurer believes it’s an appropriate measure to mitigate risk. But lacking a specific requirement essentially leaves it up to each company to decide how to protect its data.
Initially, our system developers were horrified by the implication. A bit of reasoning settled people down a bit.
While developers love MVC, many business owners have been frustrated with what appears to be a massive loss of investment. After putting huge amounts of money into converting Classic ASP sites into WebForms, suddenly the market for WebForms developers is tightening up. MVC is the new cool thing. (and it is pretty cool) Unfortunately, most developers don’t realize the amount of investment made by businesses to convert their classic ASP sites into WebForms. With a large and complex database system, that change was probably extremely expensive. We could convert any website into MVC in a few weeks, but converting an ERP system could take years. Moreover, the risk of failure is immense. Shutting down 50 warehouses pick-lines, for example, could cost millions.
So, what to do?