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Gaining visibility in today’s sprawling cloud infrastructure is complex and laborious, involving drilling down into tools offered by various cloud services providers. Enterprise IT organizations need smarter and effective tools at their disposal in order to address this pertinent probl...
The high barrier to entry prevents many companies from tapping into the full potential of machine learning. But what if you could make it more accessible? We’re in the midst of a data explosion, with today’s enterprises amassing goldmines of information (25 quintillion bytes of data e...
Blockchain offers impeccable security with its cryptography-based decentralized system as well as the plethora of possible uses retailers could exploit in the near future. In a world of increasing cyberattacks, internet fraud and online hacking, blockchain comes as a breath of fresh ...
I recently became a bionic man. I have one good ear and one bad ear as a result of flying around while suffering colds and flus over the years, and with only one good it makes it difficult to hear a conversation in a noisy room, so I went looking for a high tech digital solution. For...
In a recent survey, Sumo Logic surveyed 1,500 customers who employ cloud services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). According to the survey, a quarter of the respondents have already deployed Docker containers and nearly as many (23 pe...
By following the USA-led agenda of Cloud First we can also look to them to envisage a future of where this can lead. As this video interview describes in those early times the AWS Public Sector Summit was also still a small event of only 50 people in a hotel basement. Now it’s a ...
Recently, REAN Cloud built a digital concierge for a North Carolina hospital that had observed that most patient call button questions were repetitive. In addition, the paper-based process used to measure patient health metrics was laborious, not in real-time and sometimes error-prone....
WebHooks are our go-to “Swiss Army knife” solution for notifying 3rd party systems about Dynatrace-detected problems where we have no out-of-the-box integration. By allowing you to additionally specify custom HTTP header fields within WebHooks, custom WebHook integration is...
A good or bad user experience can make or break your app. We live in a world where users are digital natives that expect apps to be intuitive to use and smart enough to predict what they are looking for. Having a great user experience makes it so much easier to acquire users and keep [...
In preparation for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance, a global 100 financial services organization embarked on a journey to assess its core information processing environments with the objective of identifying opportunities to strengthen its data privacy protection p...
Most technology leaders, contemporary and from the hardware era, are reshaping their businesses to do software. They hope to capture value from emerging technologies such as IoT, SDN, and AI. Ultimately, irrespective of the vertical, it is about deriving value from independent software...
No hype cycles or predictions of a gazillion things here. IoT is here. You get it. You know your business and have great ideas for a business transformation strategy. What comes next? Time to make it happen. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jay Mason, an Associate Partner of Analytics, ...
Admiral Calcote - also known as Lee Calcote (@lcalcote) or the Ginger Geek to his friends - gave a presentation entitled Characterizing and Contrasting Container Orchestrators at the 2016 All Day DevOps conference. Okay, he isn't really an admiral - nor does anyone call him that - but...
The “Internet of Things” is an exciting area of tech, one in which industry experts estimate there will be more than 30 billion connected IoT devices by 2020. IoT is the inter-networking and instrumentation of physical devices – everything from streets, cars, factories, power grids, ic...
In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Raju Shreewastava, founder of Big Data Trunk, provided a fun and simple way to introduce Machine Leaning to anyone and everyone. He solved a machine learning problem and demonstrated an easy way to be able to do machine learning without even coding. ...
Abstraction is one of the key concepts of object-oriented programming (OOP) languages. Its main goal is to handle complexity by ...Read MoreThe post OOP Concept for Beginners: What is Abstraction? appeared first on Stackify.
In short Cloudsoft makes this reuse possible, offering a Cloud management platform where the underlying system configurations required to repeat the implementations can be defined via ‘application blueprints’, a method for defining them as templates that can then be instant...
Azure GovCloud As part of their Azure for Government suite Microsoft also tailors their Cloud solutions for public sector needs. They have also demonstrated compliance with Government Cloud security requirements, publishing a blueprint defining this for the UK G-Cloud. Open Data Scienc...
Niall Creech, Head of Cloud Engineering at the Ministry of Justice, provides this excellent case study of the type of benefits Scottish agencies can seek from doing so, documenting their move to the AWS Cloud as shifting to Government at Scale. Other agencies like the Home Office are a...
For example this presentation describes an ‘Agile Approach to Mass Migrations‘, providing a comprehensive primer on a wholesale transformation framework that is based on and can integrate with existing Agile practices, achieved through building a Cloud Centre of Excellence ...
It’s that time of year again, Cyber Week 2017.  Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a few days away and Retailers have been scrambling for months to make sure everything goes right this week.  We will be providing this live blog like we did in 2016, 2015 and 2014.  Through the course of ...
Retailers across the world are gearing up for the biggest event in their calendars as Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend arrives in full force this week. What does that mean? Digital performance is front of mind for everyone. So, I got together with some of our Dynatrace experts today, ...
The research firm Technology Business Research (TBR) recently came out with a report titled, “Winning The Business Of Digital Transformation Services Requires A Process-Led Approach” authored by Sebastian Lagana and Jennifer Hamel. The report is full of good nuggets, but I especially l...
Nordstrom is transforming the way that they do business and the cloud is the key to enabling speed and hyper personalized customer experiences. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Ken Schow, VP of Engineering at Nordstrom, discussed some of the key learnings and common pitfalls of large...
W. Edward Deming taught that quality is achieved by measuring as much as possible and reducing variations, and reducing variation is achieved by improving the system, not just pieces. Japan widely adopted Deming's philosophies in the 1950s and became the 2nd biggest economy in the wor...
The dynamic nature of the cloud means that change is a constant when it comes to modern cloud-based infrastructure. Delivering modern applications to end users, therefore, is a constantly shifting challenge. Delivery automation helps IT Ops teams ensure that apps are providing an optim...
Quick Summary This post is about our contributions to the .NET Open Source community to help create a new and more flexible .NET Intermediate Language (IL) Verifier. It will explain what IL is, why you would actually want to modify it and finally introduce to you different ways of veri...
Every software development team is under a lot of pressure to ship product improvements as fast as possible. Most organizations ...Read MoreThe post How to Measure Defect Escape Rate to Keep Bugs Out of Production appeared first on Stackify.
For most companies, Cyber Monday is a huge shopping day. Ringing in over $3.45 billion in 2016, this year is expected to top $6.6 billion in sales, 16.5 percent growth compared to last year. That is,...
You are never done creating content. Whether it is a new topic, a new product,... The post The Content Management Workflow You’ve Been Waiting For appeared first on KiSSFLOW.
Amit Bali, Release and Configuration Management Lead at eBay, discusses the challenges that drew his team to Plutora, the implementation process, and the advantages of making the change. Amit Bali is a Release and Configuration Management Lead at eBay. He is responsible for coordinatin...
Power BI does not support the Microsoft OLEDB Provider for ODBC Drivers also known as MSDASQL. Power BI uses the .NET Framework Data Provider of OLEDB (System.Data.OLEDB).This was found while connecting Power BI to Microsoft Excel using the connection string developed using a (Universa...
For over a decade, Application Programming Interface or APIs have been used to exchange data between multiple platforms. From social media to news and media sites, most websites depend on APIs to provide a dynamic and real-time digital experience. APIs have made its way into almost eve...
No industry has experienced the disruption of digital transformation more than retail. Amazon.com has upended virtually every segment of this venerable industry, well beyond the bookstores […]
[caption id="attachment_2826" align="alignright" width="300"] DAWGS Vacant Property Security[/caption] DAWGS Donates Vacant Property Security Services Chicago-based DAWGS (Door and Window Guard Systems, Inc.) is donating their vacant property security services to a local non-profit, Th...
We’ve reached our cruising altitude. That’s the message from the 2018 Emerging Trends in Real Estate, an annual joint venture from the Urban Land Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers. The real estate market tends to be cyclical with a series of booms and busts, but the report indicates...
Rental properties give you, the investor, the power to determine your profits. Let's be clear: Buying a home doesn't always give you the biggest return on your money. From 1890 to 2012 the inflation-adjusted return on a house was 0.17% — a fraction of the 6.27% return for investments i...
Performance monitoring is making CIOs anxious.  According to IDG Research, 80% of CIOs rank application and network performance as a top priority, but only 16% believe they are doing it well. What is holding them back?  A lack of visibility, to start CIOs don’t have the benefit of unif...
Shelly Palmer talks with Jennifer Lahmers and Sukanya Krishnan on Fox 5 about Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals and how to avoid phishing scams. Original Airdate: November 21, 2017 The post Shopping Tips For Black Friday And Cyber Monday originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Both buyers and businesses love Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The online retail demand however is not limited to just those two days. It often stretches from days prior to Black Friday and after Christmas. This year, Forrester predicts that online holiday sales in the United States wi...