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In my talk at the 2017 SaaStr Annual conference, the goal was to offer a simple model of a SaaS business and highlight key areas for optimization within the SaaS funnel. Watch the video presentation to learn the key levers a CEO can pull to make the greatest impact to their business. (...
Definition of PowerShell PowerShell is the shell framework developed by Microsoft for administration tasks such as configuration management and automation of repetitive jobs. The term ‘PowerShell’ refers to both – the shell used to execute commands and the scripting language that goes ...
Well, my recent University of San Francisco research paper “Applying Economic Concepts To Big Data To Determine The Financial Value Of The Organization’s Data And Analytics Research Paper” has fueled some very interesting conversations. Most excellent! That was one of its goals. It is...
Ransomware and Channel Partners Ransomware.  The word strikes terror in the hearts of unprepared channel partners.  And for good reason.  The growth and ubiquity and Ransomware is staggering.  More than 4000 Ransomware attacks have occurred each day since the beginning of 2016.  This r...
After 15+ years of software development, I still use the words error and exception interchangeably. But is there a difference between exceptions and errors? I think it is best to make the distinction with some examples of errors vs exceptions. Let's use this example of a dishwasher....
Dynatrace is having a great time at DockerCon, discussing all things Docker! The tradeshow floor is electric, and you can feel the energy and enthusiasm from all the attendees. The show floor continues to be packed, and so is our booth. We missed our friends from New Relic and AppDynam...
I’ve been using Java generics for years, and when I saw their syntax in TypeScript, I simply put a checkmark in the list of TypeScript features that I already know and understand.I was wrong. Let… More
Understanding the need for Dynamic Case Management (DCM) The pharmaceutical industry is systematically inefficient at bringing new drugs to market. Illustrating this point, a recent Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development research report established that the cost of guiding a pr...
Since its founding in 1863, Zurich-based Swiss Re has seen many changes to its business and the world at large. Today’s turbulent business environment, however, is […]
If you use SQL in your work, you have several options available, ranging from enterprise options to the free SQL Server Express. Monitoring SQL queries are just one of the many things you can monitor with Prefix, so today we thought we’d take a closer look at how SQL Server Expre...
Technology has always driven massive changes in the business of television. The movement from the Broadcast era to the Pay TV era was powered by the new technologies of cable and satellite. And the engine of the next major shift — from cable to OTT (over the top) — is powered by broadb...
Over the last year we’ve connected with thousands of customers through virtual trainings, emails, and other online platforms. We try to make these interactions as personable as possible, but it’s...
BIG-IP can manage application-specific network traffic in a variety of ways, depending on the protocols and services being used. On BIG-IP, Profiles are a set of tools that you can use to intelligently control the behavior of that traffic. In this Lightboard Lesson, I light up the BIG-...
Kathleen is a productivity enthusiast and the CEO of an event management company. What started... The post Why Productivity Apps for Business Aren’t Productive appeared first on KiSSFLOW.
By Shane Hastie ForbesのJason Bloomberg氏は、イベントの内容を要約した“Digital Transformation Requires Enterprisewide Agile Transformation”という記事の中で、イベントについて次のように述べている。 先週ニューヨークで開催された ICAgileの第1回Business Agility 2017カンファレンスにおいて明らかになったのは、アジャイルがテクノロジの枠を飛び越えて、ソフトウェアの世界の外へと拡大したということです。企業は今、アジャイルプラクティスの採用範囲を...
Automic Attends IDC’s Middle East CIO Summit on Enabling Dynamic Change for the Digital Era
We’ve talked a lot about Agile development and DevOps — particularly, the always-pressing need to rapidly ship new versions of their code and update their products. But when it comes to evaluating the productivity of your development teams, what metrics matter most? Should ...
  The profession of being a lawyer brings a great amount of responsibility. You are responsible for using your powers and intellect in the right way and guide your clients according to the rules and regulations stated by the government. When you are into the business field, you ne...
Catchpoint Elevate 2017 has come and gone, and frankly, we couldn’t be happier with what we just experienced. Over 150 customers and partners joined us at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas for our inaugural global user conference. Over the course of three and a half days, we conducted work...
It goes without saying the goal of adding functionality is to add a new feature without it disrupting everything else. It’s also nice when you fix a bug without it breaking the system. But, unfortunately most of us have encountered that awkward moment when a new check-in broke th...
By now you’ve probably read that Apple’s next flagship iPhone might be running a bit behind the company’s usual release schedule. The culprit seems to be a fingerprint sensor of The post You’ll know Apple blew it when it makes a fingerprint dongle appeared first...
** Hot News **Getting Started with the STD Frameworks
If you follow the development of the .NET framework you probably know that there are some tremendous changes in the Microsoft world: the cross-platform, open-source implementation of .NET, the .NET Core was released and with Visual Studio 2017 finally the tooling for development also r...
Stackify’s Retrace APM gets distinguished with the Great User Experience Award and Rising Star of IT Management Software Award for the year 2017. With a moderately long, but notably positive record of helping developers track logs and fix bugs, Retrace is often referred to as the...
The latest release of TestComplete comes with new and powerful capabilities that enable you to speed up your automated testing efforts and create robust automated UI tests. This release allows...
Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code provides developers with a robust marketplace packed with useful tools and extensions that make VS Code even more functional and customizable to meet every developer’s needs. New extensions are added regularly, and you can find tools, libraries of s...
Cage Data, a DevOps consulting firm and Managed Service Provider (MSP), helps clients like Charter Oak Financial Group and Bio-Techne build product delivery processes that rival the likes of fast-moving tech companies. Based in Wallingford, CT, right near the insurance capital of Hartf...
We’re excited to share that we’re open-sourcing the tool we use to gather and transform the metrics from our managed DNS providers. We use DNSmetrics to supply data in a standard format to our SRE team’s monitoring and alerting systems, and we hope it can... The post ...
While sales of 4K television sets are spiking, broadcast capabilities are lagging. The irony here is rich. For traditional distributors (cable providers and satellite distributors) to offer higher-quality formats, often they must take on major capital expenditures, upgrading gear throu...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Cyphort considers itself the ‘anti-SIEM’ (Security Information and Event Management) because it finds and mitigates threats that bypass traditional SIEM products. […]
High Availability of applications is critical to an organization’s survival. On BIG-IP, HA Groups is a feature that allows BIG-IP to fail over automatically based not on the health of the BIG-IP system itself but rather on the health of external resources within a traffic group. These ...
When the people in your company hear the term business automation, what do they think?... The post 4 Business Process Automation Solutions Myths Dispelled appeared first on KiSSFLOW.
Last month we announced the Free Tier in MongoDB Atlas and the availability of MongoMirror, a downloadable utility that makes migrating live MongoDB replica sets easy. We’ve since incorporated the same live migration functionality into MongoDB Atlas, our database as a service, and upda...
By CloudGenix Join Jason Bloomberg, president of Intellyx, as he shares the results of his research into the benefits of SD-WAN. He will explain how enterprises […]
** Hot News **A Real-Life PowerBuilder Web Migration Examined
One of the more memorable sights from AppSphere 2016 in Las Vegas was the vast queue of delegates waiting to start their Hands-on Labs sessions. In fact, interest was so high that we accommodated some of our participating attendees into conference rooms just to handle the overflow traf...
How do you select a project management system for your organization when there are so many to choose from?   The Project Management Institute (PMI) declares in its Pulse of the Profession report that “All change in an organization happens through projects and programs.” Businesses are ...
If you had the opportunity to build the network right – how would you do it? Join Jason Bloomberg, president of Intellyx as he shares the […]
Null reference errors are responsible for a good percentage of all application bugs. They are usually very simple problems caused by not adding additional logic to ensure that objects have valid values before using them. The following code will throw a NullReferenceException if the var...
Exceptions can cause big performance problems. One of the most important performance metrics to track about your application is “# of Exceps Thrown / Sec“. It is available via Windows Performance Counters under the category .NET CLR Exceptions. In this article we will talk ...