Syed Ali

Syed Y Ali is a Senior Technical Architect for Digital Engineering and Mobile Solutions at Walgreens. Syed has 15+ years of experience as a software developer, architect and a technology advocate— developing and designing highly scalable and performing applications/systems. He speaks at technology conferences and meet-ups and publishes articles to various blogs. His current focus has been cloud computing and big data solutions. He spends part of his weekend helping undergrad students with software development.

Syed Ali's articles

Going Mobile: Adopting a "mobile-first" strategy

Back in the days when smartphones began to dominate the market, customers started to access information on-the-go — emails, weather, news, sports etc. Many companies — including Walgreens –realized the need to address the specific requirements of the mobile user and typically introduced a mobile version of their primary website. Either it was a completely different mobile website or a transcoded version of the desktop website. Those choosing to create a… read more