Welcome to DB Best: Dandy Weyn
19 Feb 2015

DB Best is very excited to announce that Dandy Weyn has joined our team as a Director of Business Development and Strategy. Dandy comes to us from Nordstrom where he supported a team of database and business intelligence professionals. Prior to that Dandy worked at Microsoft as a Technical PM on SQL Server, Data Warehousing and Microsoft Business Intelligence. Combined with many years as an international consultant and trainer, he offers a unique combination of deep technical skills, extensive industry experience and high business acumen. Dandy is a Microsoft Certified Master on SQL Server, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer. You can learn mor...

News from our R&D Lab: Video Transitioning
11 Feb 2015

A video transition is a technique used in the post-production process of video editing by which frames are combined. Most commonly, this is through a normal cut to the next scene. Most videos will also include selective use of other transitions, usually to convey a tone or mood, suggest the passage of time, or separate parts of the story. These other transitions may include crossfading, wiping, scaling etc. ‘Video Transitioning’ is a prototype of an app for iOS, which is supposed to create a smooth transition between 2 videos using various effects. We decided in favor of the RGB model because it is easier to process and we already had a ...

DB Best at S4 Microsoft Solution Specialist Sales Summit
10 Feb 2015

Last week was marked by one of the most fascinating and educational semi-annual tech events – Microsoft S4 summit, which took place in Bellevue, WA last week. It was an invitation only event that had a high concentration of like-minded companies, Microsoft specialist sales and sales management community in particular. DB Best was proud to be a co-sponsor of the event. We were happy to support Microsoft in increasing solution and value selling skills through this unique collaborative and experiential learning activities, and providing both formal and informal networking opportunities within the specialist Microsoft sales community and with s...

Portfolio Spotlight: a Fascinating Ann Siggard’s CookBook App for iOS users
10 Feb 2015

Big shout out to all you food lovers! Introducing the new Ann Siggard’s Cookbook App – with this app you’d be able to execute even the most challenging recipes! Searching for recipes has never been so easy. Our custom development team created an iOS application which comprises three hundred of different recipes by Ann Siggard. The app serves as a collection of great recipes which are always handy. It works without a server, in other words there is a local database where all the recipes are being stored. Each recipe is accompanied by a high definition picture which is being adjusted in size according to the screen dimensions ...