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By SWE Staff Perhaps the USP of your company is a fast turn around time. With a fast turnaround, you can ensure that customers and clients […]
PSD2, the Payment Services Directive mandate of the European Union (EU) enables business and consumer banking customers to use third-party providers to manage financial transactions. Furthermore, […]
Can a better UX simultaneously deliver a worse user experience? It sounds like a paradox, but it may be more common than you think. It describes a category of UX design practices that have little to do with improving the actual experience and everything to do with suggesting that the e...
What is backup self-service?  Rather than immediately jumping into TCO (Total Cost of Ownership), RTO (Recovery Time Objective), and other TLAs (Three Letter Acronyms) – let’s take a step back. What is self-service?  It’s simply the practice of some form of automation allowing one to s...
DevOps has grown exponentially especially during the past 3 years, in facts its tentacles spreads beyond Dev and Ops but some organization's still see DevOps as an extension of Agile practice. It's because how as an organization perceive DevOps, while the scrum master's objective is t...
Functional testing is a type of software testing that evaluates the performance of individual functions of a software application. The purpose of functional testing is to ensure that the application and all of its individual functions work as they should in the real world and meet all ...
In an environment powered primarily by SaaS applications and cloud services, the devil is in the details. Cloud and SaaS licensing is one detail that often torments IT teams. Here’s how it works and how to make managing licenses easier. How Do SaaS and Cloud Licenses Work? In the old d...
I have seen the future! Of course, I seem to say that every other month (maybe that’s because the future keeps changing?), but this is a good one. The future is a collision between big data (and data science) and application development that will yield a world of “intelligent apps.” Th...
Today’s digital businesses rely upon a large amount of software systems built throughout the history of the organization. Much of the focus to date has been on systems of engagement such as mobile and web applications, but there are countless systems underneath these newer modern...
We’re excited to report we have been named to CRN’s 2017 Software-Defined Data Center 50, a list of 50 companies on the forefront of the development of the software-defined data center (well, technically 49 companies, with VMware included separately from Dell EMC). We’re in good compan...
Here at PagerDuty, we spend a lot of time thinking about how we can help the DevOps community and IT professionals succeed. We’re particularly interested in the “hows and whys” of evolving DevOps practices, how to deliver value to our practitioners, and how to better serve the communit...
More than one tenth of the total private sector payroll in the US goes straight to workers in the tech industry. And despite some well-established stereotypes, tech isn’t just a man’s world. There are an estimated 2.3 million women in computer training, biotechnology, data processing, ...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief As with the other SD-WAN vendors in this exploding market, Mushroom Networks gives customers the ability to configure, prioritize, and manage […]
vdiconImagine not having to carry around a laptop or be sitting in a cubicle to access your work desktop applications. Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is appealing to many different constituencies because it combines the benefits of anywhere access with desktop support improvement...
To help attendees relax after a long day’s activities, Nastel will host a cocktail party and drone giveaway for event attendees on Tuesday evening, March 21, […]
I started to write this post about Real User Monitoring (RUM), and of course quickly found out just how many vendors are also blogging about this. Clearly managing the end user experience has reached a fever pitch. So what makes eG Innovations different? Today’s digital business proces...
Do you feel like you are always reacting to fire drills? Do you know how your teams are progressing, how they should be progressing, or why there is a deviation? It is difficult to resolve impediments and risks if you don’t have insight into your teams’ progress. Here are six measures ...
The on-call engineer has a critical role to play in incident management. They can mean the difference between an incident turning critical or being managed and resolved quickly. Startups may not have many choices around who should be on call, but as the organization grows... The post B...
As Unitrends has grown in enterprise backup, we’ve increasingly been asked to support ROBO backup (Remote Office Branch Office backup). In one sense, we’ve always supported ROBO backup with physical Purpose Built Backup Appliances (PBBAs) deployed on physical appliances and virtual app...
Prior to v13, F5 DNS assumes that all devices in a cluster have knowledge about all virtual servers, which makes virtual server auto-discovery not function properly. In this article, we’ll cover the changes to the F5 DNS server object introduced in v13 to solve this problem. In ...
In today’s globally connected world, data security breaches are bound to occur. This, in turn, increases the importance of digital forensic readiness, or the ability to access and trust computer log data in the identification of a breach and the determination of what datasets may have ...
DevOps has brought big changes—and even bigger benefits—to the way applications are developed and deployed: shortened delivery timelines, cleaned up build processes, reduced downtime […] The post Broken DevOps Pipeline? Fix it with ARA appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts:...
No matter where your organization is located, chances are good your teams will be called upon to work with different cultures. Knowing how to navigate such interactions is critical to business... Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
Rising costs. Delays. Failed deployments. Outages. Your risk is increasing and you’re scrambling to figure out why. The trigger is a lack of visibility. And it is the single biggest reason your release risk is going up for dev, for ops, and for the business. The post The Biggest Reason...
If you want to meet your commitments to the business, you need to improve testing predictability and forecast accuracy. From status quo review to the measurement of metrics, the ten steps outlined in this guide will help you implement watertight releases and achieve your goals. The pos...
By Jessica Carroll  The Cultural Divide of Bimodal IT The bimodal model also has impact on the morale of the IT team as a whole and […]
Fertile ideas that germinate out of internal collaboration are what will set your company ahead of the competition. The era of the open-plan office is over, but that doesn’t mean collaboration should go by the wayside at your firm. Rather, all professionals need to develop new ways to...
Unitrends this week announced Ransomware protection using an innovative Ransomware detection feature in its release 9.2. Why? It seems to me that every backup vendor is warning about it and advocating their backup product to recover from Ransomware attacks.  It makes sense.  Ransomware...
When it comes to organizing and coordinating your data, you should start creating a simple plan today. Have you ever wondered how massive corporations achieve high levels of success and seem to be perfectly organized from the inside out? That’s because they have systems and structures ...
WORKFAST PRECONFIGURED BPM, WORKFLOW & PROCESS APPS AND TEMPLATES EXPAND SALESFORCE ADMINISTRATOR CAPABILITIES Work-Relay, a 100% native workflow and process builder for the Salesforce platform has released more than 30 WorkFast templates that help Salesforce administrators acceler...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Integration Matters leverages its deep expertise with numerous enterprise middleware platforms to provide business visibility into automated business processes that run […]
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief The Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) market matured several years ago, but AdroitLogic continues to innovate in this once-moribund corner of the […]
Avoiding Noise in Incident Management Suppression. According to the thesaurus, this word is synonymous with terms like deletion, elimination, and annihilation. Yet within the context of incident management, suppression means something quite different. It’s not about getting rid of data...
The term ‘Proxy’ is a contraction that comes from the middle English word procuracy, a legal term meaning to act on behalf of another. In networking and web traffic, a proxy is a device or server that acts on behalf of other devices. It sits between two entities and performs a service....
Server Storage I/O Converged (CI) Hyper-converged (HCI) overview This page provides insight in to Converged Infrastructure (CI), Cluster in box or Cloud in Box (CIB) along with Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) topics along with links to companion resources. CI, CIB and HCI can...
By Shane Hastie Jason Bloomberg of Forbes published a summary of the event, titled Digital Transformation Requires Enterprisewide Agile Transformation, in which he says: At ICAgile’s inaugural Business Agility […]
As part of SAP's IoT Influencer program, I had the honor of interviewing Hitachi's Rob Tiffany on Industrial IoT platforms, mobility platforms and the role of artificial intelligence at Mobile World Congress 2017.
The Gartner perspectives on the CIO survey data always makes for great reading at the start of the year, and these documents for 2017 were published a few weeks ago. These documents are created by the lead analysts in a particular region or vertical slice, looking at the CIO survey for...
Bob Gourley Cooley is an international law firm recognized for its technology practice and experience in multiple practice areas, including Mergers and Acquisition (the firm has handled over 1,000 M&A transactions since 2010). In a recent post on the Cooley M&A website titled C...
The third topic of the “black box” series brings us to VBScript. For people interested in the first part, generated code, please click here. For the second part, Python, please click here. The first question which came to my mind when someone wanted to instrument VBScript w...