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2.5 Billion Workers & 60% of US workers have been under-served

We all know that office workers who work sitting down at desks have been the focus of software vendors and developers who have provided them with a dizzying array of choices in order to boost productivity and competitiveness.

But the mind boggling fact is that there are 2.5 billion workers world wide and 60% of the work force in the USA who do not work at desks sitting down but rather work standing up and moving around.

Think about it - the following groups of workers spend a large portion of their lives primarily standing up and moving about

    • Inspectors of equipment

    • Repair technicians

    • Nurses

    • Maintenance people

    • Construction people

    • Flight and Train attendants

    • Warehouse People

    • Manufacturing people

    • Refinery Workers and Oil/Gas Explorers

    • Teachers

    • Care Givers

    • Field Sales People

Stay tuned for some exciting announcements from Alpha that will materially address the needs of these workers to participate in the mobile revolution and in so doing, become significantly more productive.  Hint -- check out this podcast - Episode 6: Ben Bajarin on the Future of Tablets in the Enterprise
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Richard Rabins
Richard Rabins

Co-founder of Alpha Software, Richard Rabins focuses on strategy, sales, and marketing. Richard also served as CEO of SoftQuad International from 1997 to 2001, when it owned Alpha. In addition to his 30 years with the company, Richard played a key role as co-founder, and served as president and chairman of the Massachusetts Software Council (now the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council), the largest technology trade organization in Massachusetts. Prior to founding Alpha, Richard was a project leader and consultant with Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), and a management consultant with Management Decision Systems, Inc. Richard holds a master's degree in system dynamics from the Sloan School at MIT, and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and master's degree in control engineering from University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has served on the boards of Silent Systems, Legacy Technology and O3B Networks, and is co-founder of Tubifi

The Alpha platform is the only unified mobile and web app development and deployment environment with distinct “no-code” and “low-code” components. Using the Alpha TransForm no-code product, business users and developers can take full advantage of all the capabilities of the smartphone to turn any form into a mobile app in minutes, and power users can add advanced app functionality with Alpha TransForm's built-in programming language. IT developers can use the Alpha Anywhere low-code environment to develop complex web or mobile business apps from scratch, integrate data with existing systems of record and workflows (including data collected via Alpha TransForm), and add additional security or authentication requirements to protect corporate data.