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Insights and Answers

Our insights into the latest in web apps, cyber security, experiences implementing the latest technologies, and a few other things that we hope you will find interesting.

What is a web application?

Tim Collingwood - 18 July 2019
A question that we are often asked is ‘What is a web application?’.

In simple terms, a web application is software that is provided via web technologies which enables users to manage and interact with their data.


Which should you choose, off-the-shelf or a bespoke application?

Tim Collingwood - 30 April 2019
Organisations are now faced with a multitude of choices when it comes to implementing new applications, whether part of a digital transformation process, or simply replacing existing legacy systems. One of the biggest choices that organisations have…

Checklist for a successful development project go live

Mark Hall - 03 December 2018
At OWA we have been developing, supporting and hosting interactive Websites, Applications and Apps for over 23 years. During that time we have successfully launched many projects and we have learnt a lot along the way about some of the problems and…

The state of SSL in 2018

Tim Collingwood - 02 November 2018
You have probably heard of Secure Sockets Layer or SSL as it’s known in its acronymic form. SSL is essentially what allows websites or web applications to be served on https:// rather than http://. SSL actually has an updated replacement, Transport…

Did you know your web application was attacked?

Tim Collingwood - 26 July 2018
If you have a web application it’s highly likely that at some point somebody will have tried to hack it. Whether a hacker has simply attempted to login with a made-up username and password or tried an advanced Cross Site Scripting (XSS) attack, an…

Where should I host my Web Application?

Mark Hall - 20 April 2018
Organisations have a great deal of choice available when it comes to hosting their Web Application, so in this post we will highlight some of the things which you may want to consider.

What are my choices?

It wasn’t…