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We would like to thank the following companies for sponsoring PUG UK & Ireland and this website.


Progress Software empowers enterprises and ISVs to build and deliver cognitive-first applications, that harness big data to derive business insights and competitive advantage.

Progress offers leading technologies for easily building powerful user interfaces across any type of device, a reliable, scalable and secure backend platform to deploy modern applications, leading data connectivity to all sources, and award-winning predictive analytics that brings the power of machine learning to any organisation. Over 1700 independent software vendors, 80,000 enterprise customers, and 2 million developers rely on Progress to power their applications.


Consultingwerk - Empowering developers, empowering modernisation!

Consultingwerk is supporting application partners and end customers. We are offering consulting services throughout any phase of application development and modernisation projects and for every period in the lifetime of a business application. We are a provider of development tools and focus on application modernisation, application architecture, the OpenEdge GUI for .NET, Mobile and Web applications. Our consulting services range from coaching and mentoring, training, technology and architecture assessment, prototyping, framework design and actual software development. Consultingwerk is founding member of the Common Component Specification initiative and Progress Software Service Delivery and Technology Alliance Partner.

SmartComponent Library – the Application Modernisation Framework
The SmartComponent Library is the unique framework and toolset for OpenEdge developers that combines ease of use and developer productivity with flexibility and future proofness. The Common Component Specification compliant framework provides user interface flexibility for desktop, mobile and web applications and provides out of the box integration with Telerik Kendo UI, Rollbase, Corticon, OpenEdge BPM and DataDirect OpenAccess. This year we will feature user interface flexibility and business logic modernisation.

WinKit – the ABL GUI modernisation toolkit
The WinKit was designed to jump start user interface modernisation of OpenEdge GUI applications and has been successfully used as the foundation for over 40 modernisation projects.

Pace IT

Innovative Bespoke Software Development

Pace It Systems is proud to sponsor the Progress User Group UK & Ireland. We provide a comprehensive portfolio of bespoke software development and support services, harnessing the power of leading technology platforms and languages including Progress Software (OpenEdge & Telerik NativeScript), Microsoft.NET, JavaScript and PHP. And, we are proud to be a Progress Software Elite Level Service Delivery Partner with 270 years' combined Progress experience across our team.

We support many UK-based medium, enterprise and FTSE level clients across sectors including Financial Services, Logistics, Manufacturing, Property, Retail and Sports & Leisure delivering robust, reliable Software Applications and IT Modernisation & Enterprise Mobility services providing our clients with a competitive business edge – today and into the future.


Cyberquery provides Progress VARs and users with a compelling BI solution. From instant 'slice and dice' for information discovery to production reporting for operational excellence and customer ready documents like invoices, shipping notes and financial statements etc, Cyberquery covers all angles.

Cyberquery will help you win new customers with an impressive Business Intelligence presentation. It will also help you retain your existing customers by greatly increasing their satisfaction with your applications.

Cyberquery makes it easy to integrate Progress with other applications. Multiple simultaneous database support empowers you to integrate your Progress applications with data from other sources including Oracle, MS SQL/Server, MySQL, Oracle, CISAM and others in real-time.

Proven with Progress for over 20 years, Cyberquery is a cost-effective solution with thousands of customers worldwide leveraging their investment in Progress.

Cyberquery may well be the single best investment you can make right now. Interested? Please contact us to discuss how we can help you win and retain more business.


Servoy for Progress - Modernise Progress applications

Creating modern web applications for Progress can be a daunting task. You have business logic that's working for you, but there's no easy way to share it on the web or in the Cloud. The last thing you want to do is scrap years of work and start over.

Do you wish there was a platform to reuse all your ABL and Progress data to create a web application with a modern User Experience? There is, and it's called Servoy for Progress.

To learn more, watch our five 30-minute webinars. We'll walk you through every decision you need to make to successfully modernise your Progress application.

EMEA PUG Challenge 2017

Event Details:


Clarion Congress Hotel

Prague, Czech Republic


15th-17th November 2017


All OpenEdge Customers, Application Partners and End Users of Partner applications.


PUG members enjoy a User Group Member Discount!

Further details at