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Developers playing nice with the platform approach to making apps

Developers playing nice with the platform approach to making apps

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by

Kumar manages travel and logistics for a large banking company. He handles the mammoth task of arranging transport for employees who work beyond regular hours, and this takes up considerable time and effort, with back-and-forth messaging and calls. His problem is compounded by the fact that many employees are restricted from carrying personal computing devices (such as ...
Veracode announced two new key integrations

Veracode announced two new key integrations

Friday, August 11, 2017 by

Veracode, a software security company acquired by CA Technologies, has announced the Veracode HPE Application Lifecycle Manager (ALM) Flaw Synchronizer Plug-in, which empowers development and QA/release engineers to fix security vulnerabilities early in the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC). The company also announced an enhanced integration to the Veracode Applicat...
5 Agile practices to keep pace with digital transformation

5 Agile practices to keep pace with digital transformation

Friday, August 11, 2017 by

Disruptive, continuous change is now the norm. Online companies like Uber, Airbnb and Netflix have transformed the transportation, hospitality and entertainment industries with disruptive technologies and services that couldn’t have been conceived just ten years ago.However, enterprise organizations have been slower to respond. While customer facing web and mobile appli...
NoSQL databases can now use Hackolade's CLI

NoSQL databases can now use Hackolade's CLI

Tuesday, August 08, 2017 by

With GDPR quickly approaching, Hackolade has announced its Command Line Interface (CLI) to help companies with the pending GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) regulatory compliance (scheduled for May 25, 2018), along with overall corporate data governance needs. The CLI is currently available for the following NoSQL databases: MongoDB, Couchbase, DynamoDB, and Azu...
Developers are most wary of these technologies being hacked

Developers are most wary of these technologies being hacked

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 by

In a new survey by Netsparker Ltd., a provider of web applications security, developers agreed that the government and financial services are the two sectors most vulnerable to hacking and that smart home IoT is the most vulnerable technology.Propeller Insights conducted the recent survey of U.S.-based software developers for Netsparker from July 5-7, 2017.Government mo...
Missouri ranks 27th in key measures of strength in data-driven economy

Missouri ranks 27th in key measures of strength in data-driven economy

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 by

As data scientists and civic and business leaders across the country marshal the power of data and analytics to grow the economy and address societal challenges, Missouri ranks 27th in how well-prepared it is for success in this new data-driven environment, according to a new analysis by the Center for Data Innovation.The Center, a data-policy think tank affiliated with...
PagerDuty expands into APAC regions along with new Australia IT report

PagerDuty expands into APAC regions along with new Australia IT report

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 by

PagerDuty, a provider of digital operations management, has announced the launch of its local team in Sydney, Australia. The global expansion will help the company further grow its presence in the Asia-Pacific region and address the increasing need for digital operations management software. The company also announced the appointment of David Wall, former head of APAC s...
The evolving role of the Network Engineer

The evolving role of the Network Engineer

Monday, July 31, 2017 by

Many network engineers still struggle to manage key IT workflows manually, including network troubleshooting, documentation, change management, and cybersecurity. Managing these workflows is becoming increasingly difficult, and the issue is only expected to escalate as networks grow and become more complex with the move towards software-defined networking (SDN) and clou...
Why Tricentis acquired Flood IO

Why Tricentis acquired Flood IO

Friday, July 28, 2017 by

Flood's breakthrough technology frees load testing from resource-intensive performance labs and "shifts it left" with a simplified and highly-scalable approach. Together, Tricentis and Flood are transforming load testing for today's lean, fast-paced delivery pipelines. Transforming Load Testing for DevOps and AgileFlood lets DevOps teams test how their applications...
Vue.js framework steamrolling at VueConf this year

Vue.js framework steamrolling at VueConf this year

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 by

VueConf, the first ever international conference dedicated solely to the Vue.js framework that took place on June 21-23, 2017 in Wrocław, was a major success. With 320 attendees flying in from 35 countries, VueConf has definitely proved that Vue is no longer just a blip on the framework map, but a mature technology adopted by leading businesses worldwide, such as Adobe ...
Checkmarx acquired Codebashing

Checkmarx acquired Codebashing

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by

Checkmarx has acquired Codebashing, an application security education company that delivers Game-like AppSec Training for Developers.Traditional secure coding education is ineffective and cannot scale to deliver continuous and across the board secure coding knowledge. Long training courses disrupt the developer’s daily routine and don't address the specific challenge as...
Why apps with subscription models are taking over

Why apps with subscription models are taking over

Monday, July 24, 2017 by

Anybody with a passing acquaintance with the app store, whether on iOS or Android, is fully aware of the vast quantities of apps crammed into every (digital) nook and crevice, with more being released each passing day. For Apple and Google, this competition is great - the more apps there are, the more money they make. But for app developers, more competition means that ...
IBM Watson Analytics to improve the student retention rates at SCSU

IBM Watson Analytics to improve the student retention rates at SCSU

Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Low student retention rates continue to challenge many colleges and universities across the U.S. The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center reported this summer that for all students who started college in the U.S. in the fall of 2015, only 61.1 percent returned to their original school for the fall semester of 2016. Studies show that college freshman who r...
CA says you are probably missing out on the benefits of continuous testing

CA says you are probably missing out on the benefits of continuous testing

Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Results from a CA Technologies global study reveal that while 75 percent of organizations highlight continuous testing as critical or important, only a minority of survey respondents have made exceptional progress acquiring the necessary knowledge and key enablers to drive digital transformation. The 20 percent of survey respondents identified as continuous testing ‘Lea...
Software developers are easy targets for hackers study finds

Software developers are easy targets for hackers study finds

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by

Netsparker Ltd., a company in the web applications security industry, has released survey results showing that most software developers make themselves easy targets for hackers, even when they are behind a corporate firewall. The primary reason is not that their web server software is out of date, however. Instead, it is largely the result of developers running vulnerab...
5,000 developers and professionals responded in Skill Up 2017

5,000 developers and professionals responded in Skill Up 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by

Nearly 5,000 developers and tech professionals across the world responded to Packt’s third annual Skill Up survey to share their thoughts on the latest tech tools and trends, and how they work and learn. Skill Up 2017 also investigated wider questions about the tech industry - from its status and value in organizations and industry, through to urgent issues around diver...
Blueprint now integrates with CA Agile Requirements Designer

Blueprint now integrates with CA Agile Requirements Designer

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by

Blueprint has announced the integration of its Blueprint solution with CA Agile Requirements Designer (CA ARD) from CA Technologies. Blueprint Storyteller is an agile planning solution for large-scale enterprise transformation, and Agile Requirements Designer is an end-to-end requirements design, test design automation, and automated test case design tool. The integrati...
IIoT gets Lightning ML from FogHorn Systems

IIoT gets Lightning ML from FogHorn Systems

Monday, July 17, 2017 by

FogHorn Systems has announced the availability of Lightning ML, the newest version of its edge intelligence software platform for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Lightning ML is an IIoT software platform with integrated machine learning capabilities and universal compatibility across all major IIoT edge systems.Accenture predicts that IIoT can add $14.2 trilli...
Atlassian JIRA gets a new exploratory testing tool

Atlassian JIRA gets a new exploratory testing tool

Thursday, July 13, 2017 by

Tricentis has released an exploratory testing tool available as a native add-on for Atlassian JIRA. The Tricentis session-based exploratory testing tool simplifies the planning, documentation, and reporting of exploratory testing directly within the JIRA environment - with full traceability between exploratory test results and the associated JIRA issues. Explorator...
iOS 11 security implications

iOS 11 security implications

Thursday, July 13, 2017 by

Apple’s iOS 11 won’t be released until this fall, but its in public beta now - available for both developers and enterprising consumers alike to test it out. Beta versions inherently come with bugs, but some features of the operating system will continue to pose problems after the market-ready version is released. Richard Stiennon, Chief Strategy Officer of Blancco Tech...
Introduction to Kubernetes from The Linux Foundation released

Introduction to Kubernetes from The Linux Foundation released

Monday, July 10, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, has announced its newest massive open online course (MOOC) is now available. The free course, LFS158x - Introduction to Kubernetes, is offered through edX, the nonprofit online learning platform founded in 2012 by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of T...
The case for developer platforms as seen by Oracle

The case for developer platforms as seen by Oracle

Friday, July 07, 2017 by

Developers' lives are getting more challenging than ever. In the past, CIOs would give them the environment they had to work in, and operations was never part of their daily worries. But with the advent of cloud computing and broad adoption of DevOps methodologies, developers are now responsible for thinking about their environment, orchestrating containers, monitoring ...
The cloud needs a makeover survey says

The cloud needs a makeover survey says

Monday, July 03, 2017 by

Fugue, Inc., has released the results of its 2017 State of Cloud Infrastructure Operations Survey. The survey, fielded to over 300 IT operations professionals, executives, and developers, found that most respondents believe that the cloud is not living up to expectations because of compliance and security concerns, unexpected downstream costs, and the glut of cloud mana...
Open source is truly open for business

Open source is truly open for business

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by

NodeSource, the Node.js company, has announced the results of a new survey fielded among enterprise software developers ranking open source projects across a variety factors, including hiring, entrepreneurism and the likelihood of IPOs in the near future.The survey, which was aimed at gauging the momentum of Node.js within the open source software ecosystem, revealed th...
With DevOps security must work differently

With DevOps security must work differently

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 by

Because “software is eating the world,” as Mark Andreessen famously noted, application security gets harder every day; every line of code written opens organizations to new vulnerabilities and breaches. Furthermore, legacy solutions, such as static analysis, dynamic analysis and web application firewalls have failed to keep pace with Agile and DevOps practices. Teams ne...
NS1 launches Managed DNS Developer Edition

NS1 launches Managed DNS Developer Edition

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by

Developers and emerging businesses are often keen to adopt new cloud technologies, yet many of these customers lack access to advanced DNS and traffic management services. To address this gap, NS1 has announced the launch of Managed DNS Developer Edition.  NS1's Managed DNS Developer Edition gives developers and emerging small to medium-sized businesses access to t...
Why runtime application self-protection is critical for app security

Why runtime application self-protection is critical for app security

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 by

Today most of us go about implementing security from the outside in. The common practice is to start by defining a perimeter and trying to defend it with various security tools. Even though perimeters have been porous for more than a decade, we still can’t give up this notion that if we build a better wall we can keep our enterprises safer.Certainly that is where most e...
Invisible payments inside mobile apps problem

Invisible payments inside mobile apps problem

Monday, June 19, 2017 by

Have you ever wondered how Uber automatically charges you for your ride without making you pull out your credit card or sign a receipt? "Invisible payments" like these are a growing trend and aside from ride sharing, the technology is now being implemented by companies with Amazon and major restaurant chains. For brands, invisible payments enhance the consumer experienc...
DevSecOps will help security and developers play nice

DevSecOps will help security and developers play nice

Thursday, June 15, 2017 by

Veracode, a security software company acquired by CA Technologies, has announced the results of a study examining the relationships between application developers and security teams.The study, conducted in conjunction with Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), shows that despite the pervasive belief that security and development teams have conflicting priorities, initiatives...
DevOps in the enterprise with new Shippable Server

DevOps in the enterprise with new Shippable Server

Thursday, June 15, 2017 by

Shippable announces the general availability of Shippable Server, the enterprise version of its popular DevOps platform, for organizations that want to ship code frequently and predictably but have strict security, compliance and control needs. The platform unifies all DevOps tools and processes into software “assembly lines” that provide complete visibility, traceabili...
Adopting DevOps should be a top priority for you right now

Adopting DevOps should be a top priority for you right now

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by

As DevOps becomes more mainstream, there has been a rush for companies to implement it and agile workflows. DevOps as a buzzword isn't going away anytime soon, but are companies truly "doing DevOps" to the best of their ability? Sacha Labourey, founder and CEO of CloudBees, a hub of enterprise Jenkins and DevOps, discusses the difference between companies claiming to do...
New Talend Summer 2017 update boasts new offerings

New Talend Summer 2017 update boasts new offerings

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 by

Talend, a cloud and big data integration solutions provider, unveiled a new version of its Data Fabric platform that is optimized to manage cloud and multi-cloud enterprise IT environments. Talend Summer ’17 helps manage information across many popular cloud platforms, enabling customers to integrate, cleanse and analyze data to gain a competitive edge.As businesses con...
AtScale unveils their new 5.5 platform update

AtScale unveils their new 5.5 platform update

Wednesday, June 07, 2017 by

The adoption of the data lake over the past few years has proven that enterprises want a way to store vast amounts of raw data in its native format until needed for consumption. New database platforms like Hadoop or Google BigQuery have provided affordable solutions to let enterprises store data. However, when this data is not put to use, Data Lakes became Data Swamps. ...
Many fintech DevOps are not enforcing security

Many fintech DevOps are not enforcing security

Tuesday, June 06, 2017 by

Venafi has announced the results of a study on the cryptographic security practices of DevOps teams in the financial services industry. Cryptographic security risks are amplified in DevOps settings, where compromises in development or test environments can spread to production systems and applications. This is a particular issue for financial services organizations, whi...
A talk with Stack Overflow about their new app

A talk with Stack Overflow about their new app

Friday, June 02, 2017 by

Stack Overflow has recently released their new app to the mobile markets, allowing developers everywhere to seek the coding answers that they desire in an all new and stylish way. If you're anything like me, Stack Overflow is a necessity when it comes to troubleshooting and debugging any code language for any platform. Their website sports a robust community of knowledg...
The power of community in DevOps

The power of community in DevOps

Thursday, June 01, 2017 by

We interviewed Jason Hand, a DevOps evangelist for for VictorOps, to learn about how much the community surrounding a technology can be either a supreme advantage over your competitors or the hindrance that will bring your project to a screeching halt. Collaboration can be a double edged sword and requires a constant effort on all fronts to prove successful. Like a cog ...
Almost all users abandon apps with bugs and glitches

Almost all users abandon apps with bugs and glitches

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by

88% of app users abandon apps due to finding bugs and glitches. This, according to a recent survey conducted by QualiTest Group, the world's second largest pure play QA and independent software testing company. The survey also revealed that: - Nearly 8 in every 10 users notice glitches and bugs in the apps that they use.- Over 50% of users indicated that they would aban...
Dashlane to utilize Android's new support for password managers

Dashlane to utilize Android's new support for password managers

Monday, May 29, 2017 by

Google announced native support for password managers in Android O and an early preview of Autofill with Google, which in the absence of a password manager, allows the user to use information from Chrome Sync and Google Payments to autofill apps. By offering basic functionality out-of-the-box and making it much easier for users to adopt and use a password management app...
Glitch for Platforms launches to help Glitch developers

Glitch for Platforms launches to help Glitch developers

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by

Fog Creek Software has launched Glitch for Platforms, a collection of tools that helps Developer Relations teams.Glitch for Platforms allows Developer Relations teams to leverage the power of Glitch and provide sample apps to kickstart developers building on top of their APIs. There is a range of free and paid-for tools, which they can use to create unlimited sample pro...
Tech decision makers double down on cloud adoption says new index

Tech decision makers double down on cloud adoption says new index

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 by

The large majority of technology decision makers (84 percent) say their organizations invested in cloud services in 2016. The adoption of cloud services in 2016 is a mirror image of the planned cloud investments expressed in last year’s report. According to Insight’s 2017 Intelligent Technology Index report, “As IT leaders make decisions and arrangements to straddl...
Protect against Wannacry with help from this free course

Protect against Wannacry with help from this free course

Friday, May 19, 2017 by

Alison has released a new course to teach people about the recent WannaCry global virus threat.The “WannaCry” computer virus infected thousands of computers worldwide this past weekend. (May 12th 2017). A “Trojan Horse” virus, it maliciously gains access to computer systems, locking down and making inaccessible to you and others your private information and data, then r...
Why you should add voice and intelligence to your apps

Why you should add voice and intelligence to your apps

Friday, May 19, 2017 by

SoundHound Inc. is a voice-enabled AI and conversational intelligence provider that has turned sound (voice, music, and more) into understanding and actionable meaning, enabling humans to interact with the things around them in the same way we interact with each other: by speaking naturally to mobile phones, cars, TVs, music speakers, and every other part of the emergin...
A DevOps framework for federal customers

A DevOps framework for federal customers

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by

Last Thursday, President Trump signed an executive order designed to strengthen the cybersecurity of federal networks including moving all federal IT systems to the cloud. The executive order also calls for effective risk management, which includes requiring planning so that maintenance, improvements and modernization occur in a coordinated way and with appropriate regu...
Accellion and PacketZoom form a development partnership

Accellion and PacketZoom form a development partnership

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by

As enterprise content continues to increase in size, spurred in part by the emergence of richer content types including high resolution images and video, a growing mobile workforce will place demands on file sharing applications to deliver content quickly. Documents, spreadsheets, presentations, images, videos and other file formats can range from several megabytes to g...
Improve mobile app security by turning it into code

Improve mobile app security by turning it into code

Monday, May 08, 2017 by

Why is application security such a pain? One of the hard problems with application security is that there are a zillion different ways that things can go wrong. Far more than any one person can be expert in. It's unfair to think that a software developer, who is already supposed to be expert in all the latest software languages, frameworks and best practices, should als...
The hottest skills needed in the freelance job market to get hired

The hottest skills needed in the freelance job market to get hired

Thursday, May 04, 2017 by

Upwork has released its newest quarterly index of the hottest skills in the U.S. freelance job market. The Upwork Skills Index ranks the site’s 20 fastest-growing skills and is part of a quarterly series that sheds light on new and emerging skills freelancers are providing. According to a recent report, nearly half (49%) of hiring managers use freelancers to access skil...
Red Hat and Avi Networks join forces to automate the enterprise app lifecycle

Red Hat and Avi Networks join forces to automate the enterprise app lifecycle

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 by

Avi Networks has collaborated with Red Hat to simplify and automate the enterprise application development and deployment lifecycle. Through the collaboration, Avi Networks and Red Hat integrated technologies to give enterprises the combined power of a container application platform, IT automation, software load balancing, and container networking services. With the con...
Growing your business with an app

Growing your business with an app

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 by

There are many different tools available for businesses to use to market and promote their products and services. Social media is one of those major platforms, but the passive nature of these websites and platforms doesn’t always make them the best way to reach customers. Creating a mobile app for your business allows you to directly engage with your consumer base, but ...
Quali's CloudShell version 8 is now generally availability

Quali's CloudShell version 8 is now generally availability

Friday, April 28, 2017 by

OpenStack adoption in enterprises is becoming increasingly embraced as revenues grow at 35% CAGR, according to 451 Research. Adoption of OpenStack is increasing among organizations with over 1,000 employees both with on-premise and hosted OpenStack deployments. The 451 Research team predicts a growing number of use-cases across enterprise and service provider deployment...
W3Cx celebrates enrollment of over 400k students in their MOOCs

W3Cx celebrates enrollment of over 400k students in their MOOCs

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by

Just two years after launching its first HTML5 course on W3Cx, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has announced that it has exceeded its enrollment goals with nearly 400,000 students from every country participating in its HTML5 and CSS MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). W3Cx is the result of a successful partnership with edX, a nonprofit online learning platform, fo...
Oracle brings database and tools to Docker store

Oracle brings database and tools to Docker store

Friday, April 21, 2017 by

Oracle announce that it is collaborating with Docker to release its flagship databases, middleware and developer tools into the Docker Store marketplace via the Docker Certification Program. Together, Oracle and Docker want to enable developers to quickly build cloud-native applications using Docker Enterprise Edition as their container platform. The Docker Certificatio...
Small business and mobile apps insight

Small business and mobile apps insight

Thursday, April 20, 2017 by

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are moving rapidly toward adopting mobile apps in 2017, according to new research from Clutch. They report that 42% of SMBs have built their own mobile app, and the survey indicates that SMBs increasingly view them as a worthwhile tool to improve business operations and return on investment.Two-thirds (67%) of SMBs surveyed said ...
NodeSource N|Solid for Alpine Linux

NodeSource N|Solid for Alpine Linux

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by

NodeSource, the Node.js company, has announced the release of NodeSource N|Solid for Alpine Linux, the newest addition to its enterprise-grade Node.js platform that enables a secure, reliable and extensible platform for Node.js applications. The latest release makes it easier for teams using Docker containers with the popular Alpine Linux distribution to leverage the en...
DevOps for Big Data with Pepperdata

DevOps for Big Data with Pepperdata

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by

Despite huge investments in big data applications, there’s still a bottleneck as developers and operators try to find effective and efficient ways to adjust and correct their big data applications’ code. As a result, companies deploying applications suffer from decreased developer productivity and cluster efficiency - a critical flaw to keep up with today’s big data inf...
HPE containerizes their ITOps management software

HPE containerizes their ITOps management software

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 by

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software launched new containerized versions of its HPE IT Operations Management (ITOM) offerings. These suites - Hybrid Cloud Management, Data Center Automation, Operations Bridge, and IT Service Management Automation - help enterprise IT customers manage their private and public cloud infrastructure, and deliver new services at scale in resp...
DevOps maturity report from Atlassian

DevOps maturity report from Atlassian

Monday, April 17, 2017 by

xMatters, a provider of integration-driven collaboration to proactively resolve issues, and Atlassian Corporation PLC, a provider of team collaboration and productivity software, have announced the results of their DevOps Maturity Survey. To analyze the maturity level of DevOps teams, the survey measured more than 1,000 respondents in five categories, including culture ...
Windocks delivers Docker implementation and database cloning

Windocks delivers Docker implementation and database cloning

Monday, April 17, 2017 by

Windocks 2.0 Beta has now been released, featuring SQL Server containers with integrated database cloning and Web console. The company also announced a partnering program to enable third party clone integration with SQL Server containers.“SQL Server DBAs and developers are asking for simpler, affordable, container-native database cloning. Current solutions involve too m...
Electric Cloud has a new version of ElectricFlow

Electric Cloud has a new version of ElectricFlow

Monday, April 17, 2017 by

Electric Cloud has a new version of ElectricFlow that makes it easier for developers to get started with the free Community Edition using Docker, and also deploy to a myriad of Container orchestration solutions and platforms. ElectricFlow provides broad support for the leading technologies in the Containers ecosystem. DevOps teams can now deploy to different enviro...
IT cloud be holding your business back

IT cloud be holding your business back

Friday, April 07, 2017 by

Logicalis US Asks CIOs: Can Your IT Infrastructure Support a Bimodal IT Model on the Same Platform at the Same Time?Organizations of every size in every vertical market are grappling with one universal challenge: Defining what “digital transformation” means to them and mapping a strategy that is flexible and dynamic enough to achieve it while simultaneously support...
Jenkins Blue Ocean helps DevOps adopt continuous delivery

Jenkins Blue Ocean helps DevOps adopt continuous delivery

Friday, April 07, 2017 by

The Jenkins project, comprised of a community of practitioners using Jenkins, has released (1.0) and general availability of Blue Ocean, its dramatic new UX implementation. The anticipated launch of Blue Ocean brings a new user experience to Jenkins based on a personalized, modern design that allows users to graphically create, visualize and diagnose continuous delivery...
AppDynamics Developer Toolkit release for Spring is here

AppDynamics Developer Toolkit release for Spring is here

Thursday, April 06, 2017 by

AppDynamics, a Cisco company and a application intelligence company, is planning on a Spring ‘17 release, including the AppDynamics Developer Toolkit and major updates to Enterprise iQ and Business iQ. The new releases are aimed at giving application teams better abilities to deliver impactful customer experiences.In our digital-first world, where quality and performanc...
Becoming a citizen developer

Becoming a citizen developer

Thursday, April 06, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Oren Ariel, CTO and Cofounder, CaprizaThe latest numbers show that the Personal Computer market shrank another 6% in 2016, the third consecutive year of slowing sales. Smartphone sales continued to grow, and internet traffic from mobile devices actually exceeded traffic from PCs for the first time in October of 2016. Mobile is the new e...
Get a free intro to Apache Hadoop course

Get a free intro to Apache Hadoop course

Friday, March 31, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, today announced its newest massive open online course (MOOC) is available for registration. The course, LFS103x - Introduction to Apache Hadoop, is offered through edX, the nonprofit online learning platform launched in 2012 by Harvard University and Massachusetts I...
WhiteSource Bolt detects vulnerable open source components

WhiteSource Bolt detects vulnerable open source components

Thursday, March 30, 2017 by

WhiteSource, a continuous open source security and compliance management company, has announced the launch of a new open source management tool integrated within the Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and Team Foundation Server (TFS) platforms - the WhiteSource Bolt (Bolt).Bolt is fully immersed within the VSTS and TFS products, so users can detect vulnerable ...
How Fanatics gets ready for March Madness

How Fanatics gets ready for March Madness

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by

When a team makes the playoffs, signs a player, or wins it all, Fanatics, a sports apparel company, wants to be first with the gear fans want. In order to maintain speed in the cutthroat world of e-commerce, the tools that Fanatics needs to use must be just as fast, reliable, and flexible as the current market trends. That's why Fanatics chose CircleCI Enterprise as the...
Driver only operated and driverless trains

Driver only operated and driverless trains

Friday, March 24, 2017 by

The global rail industry has gone through a number of positive changes in technology and safety since 1967 when London Underground's Victoria line was the first line operated with Automatic Train Operation.Despite automation and technology being tried and tested for the last 30 years then, the issue of Driver Only Operated (DOO) - also known as One Man Operation (OMO) t...
DOD releases PostgreSQL security technical implementation guide

DOD releases PostgreSQL security technical implementation guide

Friday, March 24, 2017 by

Crunchy Data, a provider of open source PostgreSQL, has announced the publication of a PostgreSQL Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), making PostgreSQL the first open source database with a STIG. Crunchy Data collaborated with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to evaluate PostgreSQL against the DoD’s securi...
Mashape gets $18M in series B funding to help further the API revolution

Mashape gets $18M in series B funding to help further the API revolution

Friday, March 24, 2017 by

Mashape has announced that they have achieved a company milestone as they close a $18M Series B funding round, led by Andreessen Horowitz, a venture capital firm, with previous investors CRV and Index Ventures participating. The funding round, according to Mashape, "represents all the hard work by the team, our dedication to building the best and most open API Gateway f...
Intent-based mobile app security: It's harder than you think

Intent-based mobile app security: It's harder than you think

Thursday, March 23, 2017 by

Recently, intent-based security has become a buzzword and a commonly used phrase in the developer community. However, this new wave of security is much more than just a catchphrase. The concept of intent-based security adds a new level of protection to applications in containerized environments, specifically by understanding what the app is intended to do and looking fo...
The first data modeling tool for Couchbase NoSQL databases is here

The first data modeling tool for Couchbase NoSQL databases is here

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 by

Hackolade has introduced the first data modeling software tool for the Couchbase NoSQL database community. This software is compatible with Couchbase versions 4.0 through the latest 4.6 release. Standard features of Hackolade, already popular with NoSQL database users, have been adapted to support the specifications of Couchbase.  Users for the new release of Hacko...
A real-time, open source commerce platform launched by Reaction Commerce

A real-time, open source commerce platform launched by Reaction Commerce

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by

Reaction Commerce has announced the general availability (GA) release of its breakthrough, real-time and completely open source commerce platform, designed to build, run and scale modern digital stores. Offering the simplicity that businesses expect, along with the reliability, customization and scalability that larger retailers and brands require, Reaction Commerce ena...
The work-for-equity model as expounded by Loom

The work-for-equity model as expounded by Loom

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by

Critics of companies offering the “work-for-equity” model accuse them of being exploitative; in their minds, “work-for-equity” = work for free. Supporters of the model point to its opportunities for developers to gain a more significant business stake in something they believe in. No matter where you stand, there’s something everyone can agree on: the issue is polarizin...
A progress report on big data initiatives

A progress report on big data initiatives

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by

Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company, has released the results of its State of DataOps report, a survey of IT and data professionals on the progress of their big data initiatives. The survey revealed a clear reality gap: while data teams have high confidence they can enable self-service insights to meet growing demands across the enterprise, few have delivered on t...
The biggest delays in digital transformation initiatives

The biggest delays in digital transformation initiatives

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by

We recently caught up with Robert Reeves, co-founder and CTO of Datical, a provider of database release automation solutions, on the findings of a recent survey - conducted by IDG and commissioned by Datical - that reveal the biggest delays in digital transformation initiatives. ADM: When on the road to digital transformation, what causes the biggest speed bumps?Reeves:...
Explaining what AIOps is and why it matters to developers

Explaining what AIOps is and why it matters to developers

Monday, March 13, 2017 by

We recently spoke with Phil Tee, CEO of Moogsoft to learn more Algorithmic Intelligence, (the “AI” in AIOps). What is AIOps you say? It's a new category defined by Gartner research that is an evolution of what the industry previously referred to as ITOA (IT Operations and Analytics).It seems we have reached a point where data science and algorithms are being successfull...
Making IT professionals play nice with low-code developers

Making IT professionals play nice with low-code developers

Thursday, March 09, 2017 by

With the Department of Labor predicting a shortage of professional developers by 2020, more citizen developers are taking matters into their own hands, building sophisticated enterprise apps with capabilities ranging from task management to automating workflows. A recent survey from Appian fielded over 500 Information Technology Decision Makers to understand challe...
Veracode sells to CA Technologies for $614M

Veracode sells to CA Technologies for $614M

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 by

CA Technologies announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Veracode, a company that is securing web, mobile and third-party applications across the software development lifecycle, for approximately $614 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of fiscal year 2018, and is subject to customary closing conditions, including ...
How to integrate business priorities into the DevOps process

How to integrate business priorities into the DevOps process

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 by

The business case for enterprise mobile applications is in crisis. Enterprises increased their spend on mobile application development to more than 10% of their overall budgets in 2016, yet fewer than 1% of mobile apps are successful, according to research firm, Gartner.To address this disturbing trend, enterprises are re-envisioning their mobile application development...
Blueprint Storyteller for Agile gets updated

Blueprint Storyteller for Agile gets updated

Monday, March 06, 2017 by

Blueprint Software announced the latest release of Blueprint Storyteller for Agile, its Agile planning solution that enables business-driven DevOps delivery and upfront automation. The new Storyteller functionality makes it easier for organizations to shift to continuous delivery, and helps them achieve Agile at scale. By automating business activities and clearly ...
Enterprise mobility is a team sport

Enterprise mobility is a team sport

Friday, March 03, 2017 by

Sports teams - from youth to the pros - are comprised of many individuals with various skill sets and talents. Yet when you hear championship teams and elite caliber athletes talk about success, their stories always boil down to a single commonality: the importance of the team. As Michael Jordan once famously said, “talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win c...
Docker for the Enterprise launched with a Certification Program

Docker for the Enterprise launched with a Certification Program

Friday, March 03, 2017 by

Docker has announced their Enterprise Edition (EE), a new commercial platform for enterprise development and IT ops teams that build, run, and operate business-critical applications in production at scale across the software supply chain. Comprised of a container runtime, with integrated and multi-tenant orchestration, security and management in addition to an ecosystem...
IT departments continue to struggle says new report

IT departments continue to struggle says new report

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 by

BigPanda, the Algorithmic Event Management Platform that transforms high volumes of IT alerts into actionable insights, announced the release of its 2017 “State of Monitoring” report. The company’s annual survey is designed to evaluate the current IT monitoring landscape, including a review of the most popular tools for monitoring, deployment, and tick...
CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise announced

CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise announced

Monday, February 27, 2017 by

CloudBees, Inc. announced the availability of CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise to help enterprises accelerate software delivery and meet the rapidly growing volume of software development. Every company in every industry is dependent on software to support strategic initiatives and competitive differentiation. To support this business imperative, IT departments are ado...
Gamifying an app can help it stand out along with these ideas

Gamifying an app can help it stand out along with these ideas

Thursday, February 23, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Hunter Jensen, Founder and CEO of Barefoot SolutionsWith more than 4.2 million smartphone apps in the Apple App and Google Play stores, there’s a lot of software that will never pick up the steam needed to become the next Angry Birds, YouTube, or Snapchat. There is good news, though. If you’re considering building an app from scratch or...
The hidden hazards of mobile app development

The hidden hazards of mobile app development

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by

The transition from desktop to mobile computing is not a question of if, but when. According to Gartner, within the next five years, 70 percent of software interactions in enterprises will occur on mobile devices. Little wonder, then, that organizations that are just embarking on their mobile app development journeys can often be tempted to assume the voyage will be smo...
JBoss Fuse 6.3 integration services for Red Hat OpenShift released

JBoss Fuse 6.3 integration services for Red Hat OpenShift released

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by

Red Hat announced the latest update to the Red Hat JBoss Fuse-based integration service on Red Hat OpenShift. With the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud-based SaaS systems, and new data streams, organizations can face increasing pressure to more quickly deliver innovative new services. Traditional centralized, monolithic ESB-style integration approaches...
Travelport Hotelzon app gets a facelift with new features

Travelport Hotelzon app gets a facelift with new features

Sunday, February 19, 2017 by

Travelport Hotelzon has upgraded its hotel booking app with the addition of numerous new features and additional content. Designed to meet the increasing consumer-driven demands of the ever-connected corporate traveler, the updated mobile app version of the Hotelzon site enables travelers to easily search, book, amend and cancel hotels whilst on the move and within thei...
$10B enterprise CDN and application delivery market upended

$10B enterprise CDN and application delivery market upended

Sunday, February 19, 2017 by

Instart Logic, a technology company, has announced its “Application Services Platform,” a set of speed, mobility and security technologies designed to optimize digital revenue. It also announced a new business model designed to disrupt the $10 billion content and application delivery markets, including Akamai. Beginning immediately Instart Logic will deliver enterp...
API monetization requires good API management

API monetization requires good API management

Friday, February 17, 2017 by

More enterprises are going beyond the implementation of APIs to looking at how they can be monetized internally, externally, or both. In this article let’s look at different monetization strategies and how they will affect which deployment model will be most effective in your enterprise: on-premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid approach.Indirect MonetizationOften companie...
The problems with agile development

The problems with agile development

Thursday, February 16, 2017 by

In many industries, agile development has become standard practice for creating software applications. The benefits are clear: the methodology produces faster results, and often, superior software. So, what are the drawbacks to agile? For the project manager, the drawback is risk. Project managers live with the reality that software estimation is messy and uncertain, an...
The IT delivery gap is slowing business

The IT delivery gap is slowing business

Thursday, February 16, 2017 by

MuleSoft has announced the findings of its 2017 Connectivity Benchmark Report on digital transformation initiatives and the business impact of APIs.Based on a survey of 951 IT decision makers (ITDMs) globally, the report reveals a growing IT delivery gap that is slowing down the majority of the businesses surveyed and directly putting revenue at risk. With a convergence...
Developing open source software defined standards

Developing open source software defined standards

Thursday, February 16, 2017 by

The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) is announcing its new Open Innovation Pipeline made possible through the aligned operations of ONF and Open Networking Lab (ON.Lab) as these two organizations finalize their pending merger.ON.Lab, with CORD and ONOS, successfully brought together operators, vendors and integrators to build solutions for carrier networks by leveraging...
Container file system from Portworx goes open source

Container file system from Portworx goes open source

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

Portworx, a provider of container data services for DevOps, has announced that it is open-sourcing a filesystem that is purpose-built for containers: the Layer Cloning File System (LCFS). Created to encourage increased innovation in a fundamental technology that boots all containers, LCFS aims to improve the speed of downloading, booting, tearing-down, and building cont...
Datadog APM released

Datadog APM released

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

Datadog has announced the general availability of Datadog APM (Application Performance Monitoring). This new feature extends the company’s existing infrastructure monitoring platform to now enable development and operations (DevOps) teams to quickly troubleshoot issues in complex, distributed applications that run across hybrid clouds and employ microservices, container...
Vungle mobile video ads platform hits $300 million in annual revenue

Vungle mobile video ads platform hits $300 million in annual revenue

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

Following a year of significant global expansion and customer momentum, Vungle, a marketing platform for in-app video ads, has announced record company growth, reaching a $300 million annual revenue run rate (ARR), a milestone very few companies have reached in the ad-tech industry. The company has also significantly increased adoption of its software development kit (S...
80 percent of web apps have security flaws

80 percent of web apps have security flaws

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by

Data collected by Contrast Labs has revealed that sensitive data exposures, which include missing and weak encryption, are the top vulnerability plaguing 69 percent of web applications and accounting for 26 percent of all vulnerabilities. Their research has also found that 80 percent of tested software applications had at least one vulnerability, with an average of 45 v...
Improve app resiliency by enhancing the data tier

Improve app resiliency by enhancing the data tier

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by

Businesses run on apps, and apps run on data. Modern databases offer the potential for much greater application uptime and performance. The fundamental attribute of modern databases is the ability to scale out capacity - organizations can leverage multiple copies of the same data so they can serve more customers demanding access to that data. Modern databases also bring...
The A to Z of low-code app development

The A to Z of low-code app development

Friday, February 10, 2017 by

As we enter 2017, we are seeing low-code app development take root across larger enterprises and smaller businesses alike. In 2016, big players like Google, Microsoft, Oracle, and Salesforce staked their claim in this market segment. Enter 2017, and we can expect the new entrants, along with incumbents such as WaveMaker, Mendix and OutSystems, to beg...
Software delivery pipelines to get help from Dynatrace and Electric Cloud partnership

Software delivery pipelines to get help from Dynatrace and Electric Cloud partnership

Thursday, February 09, 2017 by

Electric Cloud, a DevOps release automation, has announced a partnership with Dynatrace enabling organizations to uncover end user, performance and operational cost impacting issues in cloud environments and enterprise software much earlier in the delivery pipeline. The new bi-directional integration is the first of its kind - enabling closed feedback loop between ...
Getting beer faster in the Caribbean with F5m tablets

Getting beer faster in the Caribbean with F5m tablets

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 by

Xplore Technologies Corp.​, a tablet computer manufacturer, has announced that one of the largest beer distributors in the Caribbean has begun using their Motion F5m tablets to track and schedule beer shipments among its 600 delivery trucks in the Dominican Republic. The company is also using F5m tablets to run an inventory control management application on its bottling...

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