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A memo from our CEO, Jennifer Tejada. More than a hallmark card holiday, we celebrate today as International Women’s Day. It’s a celebration across the US and the tech industry with a grass roots movement, “A Day Without Women,” which calls for women to go... The post Celebrating Women...
As International Women’s Day approached, I thought about what I could do to recognize this day. Recently the news has been filled with stories from women like Susan Fowler at Uber and AJ Vandermeyden at Telsa about the discrimination and harassment that is pervasive in tech. These stor...
All the cool kids these days use some kind of project management app. Whether it... The post The Futility of Project Management Software Without a Workflow appeared first on KiSSFLOW.
continuing from On McKinsey's Two Speed IT Architecture and Digital Business Models   In a "A two-speed IT architecture for the digital enterprise" McKins
Just like a captain cannot handle an around-the-world cruise alone, you won’t be able to ship out your application without a professional app development team. In order to get to your destination safely, i.e. launch your app on time and on budget, you need to hire and retain qualified ...
The holiday season is coming up in a few days, and everyone is ready. Is your E-commerce website is ready... The post Be Ready For Holidays: E-Commerce Website Load Testing appeared first on AppPerfect.
The developer landscape has dramatically changed in recent years. It used to be fairly common for us developers to run all of our tools (databases, web servers, development IDEs…) on our own machines, but cloud services such as GitHub, MongoDB Atlas and AWS Lambda are drastically cha...
Updated 3/7/2017 Cloud, Bulk, Object Storage Trends News Welcome to the Cloud, Big Data, Software Defined, Bulk and Object Storage trends news page, part of the objectstoragecenter.com micro site collection of resources. Software defined, Bulk, Cloud and Object Storage exist to su...
You have likely run into quality issues within your Agile organization and often times these issues can be traced back to three main factors: Not focusing enough on quality early in the development...
Future proofing IT  is a popular term in the technology world, particularly when referring to cloud computing. A quick Google search will produce 1000s of cloud solutions touted as future proofing one task or another, a particular component of IT infrastructure, or a myriad of other ho...
Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon’s best-in-class cloud services offering, had downtime of only 2.5 hours in 2015. You may think their uptime of 99.9997 percent had something to do with an engineering team of hundreds, a budget of billions, or dozens of data centers across the globe—bu...
Perhaps one of the most intriguing applications for drones in the coming years are those related to safety – public safety, that is!
Once upon a time, I set up an OpenStack cluster and experienced some strange connectivity problems with all my OpenStack instances. It was the perfect opportunity to learn more about OpenStack, perform a head-long deep dive into Neutron, and update my network troubleshooting skills. Th...
As we’ve learned from recent events, any online entity, big or small, is subject to fail. Today’s IT landscape is so complex, most digital businesses rely on other services to ensure their service is running properly and efficiently. For many businesses, the cloud has become the answer...
Even though iPad sales have been slumping for years now, Tim Cook and Apple remain committed to the tablet form factor. According to various reports we’ve seen over the past The post Apple will unveil new iPads on April 4th, report claims appeared first on Technology News and Reviews |...
[Preface: This is the second in a four-part series that uses the AWS outage as a springboard to discuss our technology vision for backup and continuity.  Part 1 discussed the AWS outage of February 28, 2017.] AWS black swans?  So AWS had a major outage in February, and in 2015, and qui...
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We are happy to announce the latest release of Collaborator!  Our development team has been busy building some great integrations with three of the largest repository management solutions. With this...
Have you ever noticed how some IT people seem to lead successful, rewarding, and satisfying lives and careers, while others struggle? IT author and speaker Don Crawley uncovered the five principles that successful IT people use to build satisfying lives and careers and he shares them i...
Hey…remember Firefox? Google Chrome is now king of the browser hill, but Firefox is still chugging along and is actually still the best browser for web app developers to use. Sure it’s a little slow and hard on memory, but its customization options can’t be beaten. We...
Are robots coming for your job? What jobs will AI take last. Shelly Palmer talks about the future of work on Fox 5 NY with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. Original Airdate: March 7, 2017 The post The 5 Jobs Robots Will Take Last | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shel...
As more companies rely on data to make key strategic decisions, experts warn that failing to question the data can lead to erroneous assumptions and critical missteps. Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
Have you ever returned to the office to find out that a server was down the whole night, and there was no way you could have been informed? If so, you probably need mobile incident management. In a world where almost everyone’s pockets are filled... The post The On-Call Engineer’s Best...
The Swagger Specification is what makes all the Swagger and SwaggerHub tooling hum–it describes a commitment from the API that you can depend upon, and does so in a simple, machine-readable...
As a CEO of a small business, you are always looking for ways to streamline... The post 5 Signs You Are Ready for Workflow Automation Software appeared first on KiSSFLOW.
ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) has been the cornerstone of several small, medium, and large sized businesses for many years now. ERP acts as the aggregator accounting platform of choice for companies, but some may agree that its flexibility is questionable. Top 3 Challenges With ER...
 In a "A two-speed IT architecture for the digital enterprise", McKinsey's (McK) Oliver Bossert, Chris Ip, and Jürgen Laartz stated that "delivering an enriched customer experience requires a new digital architecture running alongside legacy systems...  And tha...
In today’s world, each and every business wants to spread exponentially. Every business wants to provide its services via the... The post Common Problems That Affect Web Application Performance appeared first on AppPerfect.
The manageability, reliability and powerful technology of remote servers — cloud computing — allows IT managers to deploy hundreds, even thousands of machines. At the same time, the cloud creates a new challenge for sys admins and ops teams: how to maintain and configure al...
Last June we introduced MongoDB Atlas, the database as a service for MongoDB. Atlas is designed in accordance with all of the best practices for managing MongoDB, so using it is like getting a professional MongoDB Ops team on your side. It is the easiest and most cost effective way to ...
Learning Locker moves away from ObjectRocket to scale its learning data warehouse, used by the likes of Xerox, Raytheon and U.K. Universities. From Amazon’s recommendations to the Facebook News Feed, personalization has become ingrained in consumer experience, so it should come as no s...
This week is Google’s Next conference in San Francisco and all eyes are on Google to gain insights to their direction, activities and plans around cloud. That being said, there are a few specific things I am looking for here at Next. POSITIONING IN THE CLOUD As a public cloud provider,...
eG Innovations is pleased to announce that we have been named the Citrix Ready Partner of the Month for March 2017. As a Citrix Global Partner, eG Innovations works very closely with the Citrix Ready team to help Citrix customers achieve top return on their technology investments. eG I...
eG Innovations is pleased to announce that we have been named the Citrix Ready Partner of the Month for March 2017. As a Citrix Global Partner, eG Innovations works very closely with the Citrix Ready team to help Citrix customers achieve top return on their technology investments. eG I...
How Lenders Can Leverage the MLS TO Replace Lost REFI VOLUME and Generate More New Home Finance Opportunities Interacting Within the MLS To Boost Your Mortgage Business AND rePLACE LOST REFI VOLUME When it comes to driving more leads, technology isn’t a silver bullet. Relationships and...
[Preface: This is the first in a four-part series that uses the AWS outage as a springboard to discuss our technology vision for backup and continuity.  Just as we talked in earlier posts about Unitrends vision, mission, and values – this series of posts describes the technology vision...
All Dynatrace installers are now signed and validated To further improve the security of Dynatrace Managed, we now sign all Dynatrace Managed installers. Now when a Dynatrace Managed installation is upgraded, the signature of the new installer is automatically verified. The installatio...
Bob Gourley The trend of applying machine learning and artificial intelligence to the mission of cyber defense is one of the most promising activities in the cybersecurity community. The trend towards eliminating data stovepipes to allow analysts to work over all relevant security data...
As cloud computing becomes the information technology mainstream, data center technology is accelerating at a breakneck speed. Concepts like software define infrastructure, data center analytics and Nonvolatile Memory Express (NVMe) over Fabrics are changing the very nature of data cen...
Driven by the need for speed and agility—beyond traditional needs of efficiency and optimization—organizations turn to BPM to drive digital transformation Business Process Management (BPM) has […]