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Learning AI to stop the Terminator from taking your job

Learning AI to stop the Terminator from taking your job

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 by

For me the mention of AI and machine learning shoots my thoughts right into the “Terminator” movies, and the great struggle to maintain human existence in the year 2029. The film series is based around a giant AI computing superintelligence named “Skynet”, which is essentially in control of the entire Earth, and a legion of robots that want to destroy anything that thre... Read More
Dataguise recognized in MarketsandMarkets data-centric security report

Dataguise recognized in MarketsandMarkets data-centric security report

Thursday, January 25, 2018 by

Dataguise was cited a new report titled Data-Centric Security Market Global Forecast to 2022 published by IT research firm MarketsandMarkets. In the report, analysts forecast the global data-centric security market to grow from USD $1.79 Billion in 2016 to USD $5.83 Billion by 2022, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 23.1%. The report indicates that sensitive da... Read More
Buying Aitheon at the North American Bitcoin Conference

Buying Aitheon at the North American Bitcoin Conference

Thursday, January 18, 2018 by

AI segment headliner at the North American Bitcoin Conference, Aitheon launches worldwide token presale on their website. The company is building a digital ecosystem to simplify many processes through AI, robotic, and human symbiosis.The architect of this innovative ecosystem, Andrew Archer, has been described as Creator of Disruptive Technologies through Inno... Read More
Navigating funerals with the FuneralNav app

Navigating funerals with the FuneralNav app

Friday, January 05, 2018 by

Funerals are emotional roller coasters of grieving and planning, and the last thing you want to worry about is how to get to the final resting place of a loved one. That’s where a passionate founder named Joseph M. Bernaudo comes in. He has been in the funeral business for a long time, and knows how difficult it can all be. So to help make things a little easier, he cre... Read More
Citizen developers are on the rise

Citizen developers are on the rise

Thursday, December 07, 2017 by

Kintone has announced the results from a new report on low-code application platforms, “The Rise of the Citizen Developer: 2017 Low-Code Adoption Survey.” Partnering with Unisphere Research, business and IT leaders from organizations of all sizes and across many industries, including the public sector, technology, banking/finance, healthcare, and more, were surveyed on ... Read More
Diversity of thought is key to successful dev teams

Diversity of thought is key to successful dev teams

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by

Could a philosophy graduate be your next CTO? If the latest trend in developer talent is anything to go by, the traditional route to developer success could soon be blown wide open.The typical view of “engineers” creating tomorrow’s technology today is of hoodie-wearing Ivy League computer science graduate geniuses, toiling away on code. That stereotype is not without j... Read More
Why your app should have OAuth 2.0

Why your app should have OAuth 2.0

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by

Consumer demand couldn’t be more clear - the more apps, the better. On average, consumers launch at least nine apps per day and more than 30 each month, and they tend to browse such apps for hours at a time. Users spend more than three hours a day on their smartphones, and nearly 90 percent of that time is devoted to apps. While much is made of app responsiven... Read More
Developers should welcome low-code tools

Developers should welcome low-code tools

Thursday, November 09, 2017 by

Will the proliferation of low-code tools on the market end up driving app developers into obsolescence? Or should developers welcome these resources and the “citizen developers” who use them? One part of that answer is clear: Low-code tools won’t be putting developers out of a job; on the contrary, they have the potential to help developers do better work. But that requ... Read More
LevaData launches AI advisor Leva for strategic sourcing

LevaData launches AI advisor Leva for strategic sourcing

Friday, October 27, 2017 by

LevaData announced the debut of its flagship product, Leva, an AI advisor for strategic sourcing and procurement. Leva is purpose-built for strategic supply chain and procurement professionals and uniquely combines multiple AI technologies with intelligent assistance to drive savings throughout the supply chain.Leva’s most significant and transformative innovation is in... Read More
Low code and no code app development benefits

Low code and no code app development benefits

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by

No-code and low-code platforms serve development projects in a myriad of different ways. It’s all about assessing a business user's ability and the problem at hand to determine the best approach for the job.That's why we had a chat with John Carione, Product Marketing strategy at Quick Base to learn more about No-code and Low-Code application development.ADM: We've hear... Read More
DevOps enjoying moment in the sun

DevOps enjoying moment in the sun

Monday, October 23, 2017 by

KMS Technology has completed a survey of more than 200 IT professionals who participated in DevOps implementations in the past year. The survey, which was conducted in September, sought to clarify the goals set and challenges experienced by IT professionals during these deployments. A key takeaway was that in order for DevOps to be successful, companies needed a well th... Read More
Rethinking DevOps as DevSecOps

Rethinking DevOps as DevSecOps

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by

If you’re not already thinking right now that your DevOps teams should be run like a DevSecOps team, you may already be in a world of hurt. Time to wake up! As the adoption of APIs continues to grow, so do the risks to organizations that don’t actively test the security of their solutions. Modern Agile development frameworks have changed the way engineering teams produc... Read More
Automotive startup competition 2017 finalists

Automotive startup competition 2017 finalists

Monday, October 09, 2017 by

The Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show) and AutoMobility LA has announced the finalists for its 2017 Top Ten Automotive Startups Competition (Top Ten) presented by Magna International, Inc. Selected from nearly 300 applicants, these innovative finalists were chosen based on a number of different criteria including the potential to greatly impact the daily transportatio... Read More
Sending out an S.O.S. for SMS

Sending out an S.O.S. for SMS

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 by

What a difference a year makes. Just one year after the National Institute of Standards and Technology issued guidance that found SMS is insecure and no longer suitable as a strong authentication mechanism, it has walked all of that back.At the time the original draft was published, it was highly unusual for any US government agency to get out in front of the security i... Read More
Bringing Node.js and Drupal together

Bringing Node.js and Drupal together

Monday, October 02, 2017 by

Acquia has unveiled a new application service for Acquia Cloud that makes it easy for digital IT teams to build and run JavaScript alongside Drupal. Acquia Cloud now supports the use of Node.js in addition to Drupal. “Decoupled applications using JavaScript front ends are on the rise. They’re making it possible to create experiences with responsive, elegant, applic... Read More
$1M developer fund started by Clio

$1M developer fund started by Clio

Friday, September 29, 2017 by

Clio has announced a $1 million developer fund supporting the future of technology. As part of the fund, Clio is hosting Launch//Code, a unique developer contest with a $100,000 prize, to find the the most creative, powerful, and useful integrations for Clio."We believe technology will be instrumental in defining the future of the practice of law," said Jack Newton, CEO... Read More
SaaS adoption is increasing

SaaS adoption is increasing

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by

Progress has announced findings from its 2017 Data Connectivity Outlook Survey. Progress surveyed 1,200 business and IT professionals in various roles, representing a range of industries across the globe, to capture their views on the impact of the changing landscape of disruptive data sources.Key Findings:- SaaS adoption has increased from 62% to 79% in the last year a... Read More
The HTML5 killer you may not know about

The HTML5 killer you may not know about

Thursday, September 14, 2017 by

For years HTML has been the universal language for website construction, and it has been impressively resilient in the face of competing languages thus far. It’s been known to have the best combination of speed, security, responsiveness and compatibility of all programming languages on the market. However, the world is expanding beyond the internet browser to mobile and... Read More
DevOps IT salary report reveals shifting employment priorities

DevOps IT salary report reveals shifting employment priorities

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by

Puppet has released the findings of its fourth annual DevOps Salary Report. The salary report, based on 3,200 responses collected through the 2017 State of DevOps survey, shows how compounding factors, including geographic region, industry and the number of servers managed, are influencing compensation.The report found that IT professionals overseeing the largest enviro... Read More
Four privacy questions every developer needs to answer

Four privacy questions every developer needs to answer

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by

Over the past twelve months, the internet-connected doll My Friend Cayla went from one of the hottest toys of the holiday season to an internationally-classified "espionage device." The doll was the subject of an FBI warning, banned from sale or ownership in Germany, and eventually dropped from every major retailer in the United States. Despite the nearly universally hi... Read More
What the iPhone X and iOS 11 mean to app developers

What the iPhone X and iOS 11 mean to app developers

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 by

The excitement of Apple launch day always reminds me of the Willy Wonka “opening of the gates”, you know - where the public gets a peek inside Apple's secret factory for a brief moment. But this year the Apple event feels a bit different. Maybe it’s the recent leaks, maybe it’s because we all know Apple is facing a ceiling of innovation they have to punch through - and ... Read More
Mobile GPS Tracking app Chirp GPS launches 3.0

Mobile GPS Tracking app Chirp GPS launches 3.0

Monday, September 04, 2017 by

Chirp GPS, the professional mobile GPS tracking mobile app and website used by hundreds of thousands of professionals, has announced that the long awaited version 3.0 is now available for download in the Apple app store and Google play store.The update comes after a year in research and development, and through watching how users engaged with Chirp GPS in their daily li... Read More
Feedback by BugReplay announced for Google Chrome

Feedback by BugReplay announced for Google Chrome

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by

BugReplay has announced the availability of “Feedback by BugReplay,” a bug reporting tool that helps users quickly and accurately submit detailed bug reports about website problems to customer support teams. Downloadable as a Google Chrome extension, Feedback creates a synchronized screen recording of a website user’s actions, network traffic, JavaScript logs and other ... Read More
IT pros think their job will get harder in next 3 years

IT pros think their job will get harder in next 3 years

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by

ManageEngine, a real-time IT management company and creators of ServiceDesk Plus has announced the results of its IT Service Management Future Readiness survey. The report, which was conducted in collaboration with ITSM.tools, consisted of ten questions that focused on the opportunities and challenges ITSM will see in the future. It was presented to ITSM professionals a... Read More
Web professionals reporting client growth says GoDaddy

Web professionals reporting client growth says GoDaddy

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by

A survey of web developers and designers finds that the web professional industry continues to boom two decades after the emergence of the Internet. Rapid growth in clients is fueled by the retail and travel industries, according to a new global research study commissioned by GoDaddy.The industry study, conducted in the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, India, Bra... Read More
Codeless security integrations by Blackberry and Appdome announced

Codeless security integrations by Blackberry and Appdome announced

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 by

BlackBerry Limited and Appdome, a cloud hub for mobile app integration, announced they are enabling codeless integration of secure voice, video and messaging capabilities. Available under Appdome’s newest service category, Secure Messaging, the BBM Enterprise SDK (software development kit) offers a growing set of secure communications capabilities that mobile app develo... Read More
The mobile printing six best practices for developers

The mobile printing six best practices for developers

Monday, August 14, 2017 by

When creating apps, a developer works hard to ensure optimal functionality and a great user experience - so it's critical that an app is truly the best it can be for its audience. These days, ensuring functionality and engagement means adding mobile print to an app. Mobile printing is an unmet need in many apps: According to an InfoTrends study, 95 percent of consumers ... Read More
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... Read More
How mobile app testing has changed

How mobile app testing has changed

Friday, August 04, 2017 by

Technologies are rapidly evolving and ways of testing them are changing too. But one thing remains true - product quality must be high. Therefore, it is important to have a clear vision on how you will guarantee that your product is working as planned. Depending on the project, you can build your own testing team, hire professional consultants or do a combination of bot... Read More
Low-code development is improving delivery speed

Low-code development is improving delivery speed

Thursday, August 03, 2017 by

New survey results from by Appian, from North American IT and executive leadership about their strategies for low-code platform implementation are out. The commissioned survey, conducted by leading independent analyst firm Forrester Consulting, shows decision-makers are leveraging low-code platforms to support three primary digital initiatives: digital process auto... Read More
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... Read More
How AI rendering is supercharging performance with NVIDIA

How AI rendering is supercharging performance with NVIDIA

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 by

NVIDIA has announced that it is bringing the power of artificial intelligence to rendering with the launch of NVIDIA OptiX 5.0 SDK with powerful new ray-tracing capabilities.Running OptiX 5.0 on the NVIDIA DGX Station - the company’s recently introduced deskside AI workstation - will give designers, artists and other content-creation professionals the rendering capabili... Read More
The future of cybersecurity in machine learning

The future of cybersecurity in machine learning

Sunday, July 30, 2017 by

McAfee, a cybersecurity company, has announced several new innovations that expand machine learning and automation capabilities to strengthen human-machine teams. Plus, McAfee announces support of OpenDXL.com, a new, independent collaboration portal that offers forums and free apps, giving OpenDXL users easy access to ideas and resources available for application integr... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
Open Source Summit North America announces additional keynote speakers

Open Source Summit North America announces additional keynote speakers

Friday, July 14, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation has announced additional keynote speakers for Open Source Summit North America, taking place September 11-14 in Los Angeles, CA.The Linux Foundation Open Source Summit is the premier open source technical conference in North America, gathering 2,000 developers, operators and community leadership professionals to collaborate, share information and l... Read More
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... Read More
Windows 10 survey finds enterprises migrating faster than expected

Windows 10 survey finds enterprises migrating faster than expected

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by

Adaptiva, a systems management solution, has announced that its annual 2017 Windows 10 Enterprise Impact Survey indicates an unexpected acceleration of Microsoft’s Windows 10 uptake in the enterprise. The newest Adaptiva survey suggests that enterprises have reached a tipping point in their migration to Windows 10, despite a lengthy planning cycle. More enterprises... Read More
Tap to Print: Android App Challenge

Tap to Print: Android App Challenge

Thursday, June 22, 2017 by

Add print to your app by July 12th for guaranteed prizes!Android developers, want a reward for boosting your app(s)? Mopria is awarding devs who give their app the useful function of mobile printing.The ability to print is a great tool for your app; it can increase your user retention, spike in-app purchases, and enhance your usability.Take part in the Tap to Print Chal... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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. ... Read More
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... Read More
SEP has acquired CardBoard

SEP has acquired CardBoard

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 by

Carmel-based software product design and development company, Software Engineering Professionals (SEP), has acquired CardBoard, a collaborative design and story mapping tool. The product was previously owned by DevJam, a Minneapolis-based product development company that pragmatically uses agile/lean methods to their customers and clients advantage. The acquisition will... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
Biometric authentication for your apps from Appdome and BehavioSec

Biometric authentication for your apps from Appdome and BehavioSec

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by

Appdome, a cloud service that automates mobile integration by fusing new services to mobile apps, is partnering up with biometric authentication technology company, BehavioSec. Appdome for BehavioSec now enables mobile developers and mobility professionals (such as mobile fraud, IT, or Security groups) to rapidly integrate advanced biometric and behavior based authentic... Read More
Big Nerd Ranch CEO to be featured speaker at IMPACT17

Big Nerd Ranch CEO to be featured speaker at IMPACT17

Monday, April 24, 2017 by

Big Nerd Ranch, known for its immersive application development bootcamps and app development services, announced that its CEO and founder, Aaron Hillegass, will be a featured speaker at IMPACT17 Cayman. This important internet marketing event will be help at at the beautiful Kimpton Seafire Resort, Grand Cayman.      Hillegass' lifelong interest in ... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
Digital transformation will create jobs not kill them

Digital transformation will create jobs not kill them

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 by

When it comes to organizational impact, IT companies may be expecting to add jobs (including mobile app developers) over the next three to five years due to new projects (72 percent) and new technologies (69 percent) for digital transformation, according to a YouGov survey commissioned by Appian. Even more, 77 percent of IT leaders report digital transformation is a job... Read More
Intel security becomes McAfee

Intel security becomes McAfee

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 by

McAfee has begun operating as a new standalone company. Built on the belief that “Together is Power,” the new McAfee will expand upon its leading security solutions platform to better enable customers to effectively identify and orchestrate responses to cyber-threats. The launch of McAfee marks the closing of the previously announced investment by TPG and Inte... Read More
Lets talk about IT automation

Lets talk about IT automation

Monday, April 03, 2017 by

IT departments are often faced with similar challenges: stagnant budgets and a lack of qualified applicants. Unfortunately, despite the lack of resources, IT continues to face increased pressure to push out new applications faster and make changes to existing systems quicker to stay competitive.  IT automation helps companies coordinate and consolidate IT operation... Read More
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... Read More
Forrester Research names Kony as one of the top 11 in Low Code

Forrester Research names Kony as one of the top 11 in Low Code

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 by

Kony, Inc., an enterprise mobility and applications company, has announced it has been named a “Leader” in Mobile Low-code Development Platforms by independent research firm Forrester Research, Inc. Based on the in-depth evaluation, Kony achieved the highest score possible in 14 strategy and current offering criteria, including Declarative UX Tooling, Integration, Repor... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
What's really behind your database bottleneck

What's really behind your database bottleneck

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by

Databases are critical to business success in e-commerce websites and mobile apps. Database bottlenecks, outages, and performance problems can put your digital business at risk.When we talk about database performance we tend to think of indexes, SQL design, lock contention, and the like. But a lot of the most serious bottlenecks - the ones that make you miss release dea... Read More
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... Read More
What we learned at GDC 2017, and dates for GDC 2018 announced

What we learned at GDC 2017, and dates for GDC 2018 announced

Monday, March 13, 2017 by

The 2017 Game Developers Conference (GDC), the world’s largest and longest-running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of making games, concluded a successful week of networking, learning and inspiration. In total, the conference hosted more than 26,000 professional attendees, 500 lectures, panels, tutorials and roundtable discussions, and ... Read More
Apex-Brasil showcases Brazil's finest at SXSW

Apex-Brasil showcases Brazil's finest at SXSW

Friday, March 10, 2017 by

The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) will showcase 68 of Brazil’s most exciting companies at the 2017 SXSW Interactive Festival. As part of its mission to bring the best of Brazil to the world’s global investors and trade fairs, Apex-Brasil will share the abundance of opportunities that exist in its vibrant ecosystem with attendees at SXSW I... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
Lencore to use FieldPoP device cloud as a foundation for its cloud strategy

Lencore to use FieldPoP device cloud as a foundation for its cloud strategy

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

Sierra Monitor Corporation, a provider of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions that connect and protect high-value infrastructure assets, has announced that Lencore, a provider of comfort and safety solutions to modern commercial workplaces will use the FieldPoP device cloud as a foundation for its cloud strategy.Modern workspaces are moving towards ... Read More
IBM Watson for cyber security has cognitive skills

IBM Watson for cyber security has cognitive skills

Monday, February 13, 2017 by

According to IBM research, security teams sift through more than 200,000 security events per day on average, leading to over 20,000 hours per year wasted chasing false positives. The need to introduce cognitive technologies into security operations centers will be critical to keep up with the anticipated doubling of security incidents over the next five years and increa... Read More
AI-powered operational analytics

AI-powered operational analytics

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 by

Digital transformation is augmenting every customer experience and has already become the dominant medium for growth in any business. According to a Gartner survey, rapid growth is expected to continue with 87 percent of businesses explicitly considering digital transformation in their capital allocation planning for the next two years. IT operations and application mon... Read More
PlanGrid for Windows is out of beta

PlanGrid for Windows is out of beta

Monday, February 06, 2017 by

PlanGrid, developer of construction software for the field, is used by tens of thousands of contractors, designers, owners, and architects to finish their projects on time and under budget. Lightning fast, easy to use, and loaded with shortcuts, it delivers thousands of plans right to users’ fingertips - helping field teams edit, share, and manage blueprints, spec... Read More
VR content company brings NFL Denver Broncos closer to fans

VR content company brings NFL Denver Broncos closer to fans

Friday, February 03, 2017 by

Laduma a 3D, 360° content company has partnered with the current Super Bowl champions Denver Broncos to give their fans an up-close, behind the scenes, virtual reality experience featuring their sporting heroes. Fans will see their team like never before, from walking out next to them onto the pitch, to soaking up the pre-game atmosphere, they will be truly immersed by ... Read More
Vision VR/AR Summit 2017 by Unity details released

Vision VR/AR Summit 2017 by Unity details released

Friday, February 03, 2017 by

Vision VR/AR Summit 2017, a event for augmented and virtual reality hosted by Unity Technologies will be held May 1-2, 2017 at the Loews Hollywood, Los Angeles. As the third Vision Summit, it will once again bring together creators, artists, programmers and leaders in the VR and AR space for a two-day conference focused on laying the groundwork for and understanding of ... Read More
Mobile language localization now available from Smartling

Mobile language localization now available from Smartling

Thursday, February 02, 2017 by

Smartling, a global language translation and content localization solutions company, has announced the widespread availability of its proprietary Mobile Delivery Network, building on the company’s comprehensive Mobile Localization Solution. The Smartling Mobile Delivery Network solves what traditionally has been a problematic interdependency between mobile app rele... Read More
Mobile marketing trends report from MobileBridge: First edition

Mobile marketing trends report from MobileBridge: First edition

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 by

Following the biggest year ever for consumer activity via the mobile channel, an underwhelming number of exec level marketers understand the necessity of keeping pace with the rapidly evolving consumer preferences for mobile engagement, according to MobileBridge’s first edition of its Mobile Marketing Trends Report. “The fluidity and omnipresent change in the way c... Read More
IndependenceIT pairs up with interworks.cloud

IndependenceIT pairs up with interworks.cloud

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 by

IndependenceIT has announced the company’s partnership with interworks.cloud. The new partnership includes the integration of Cloud Workspace Suite (CWS) software via its API with the interworks.cloud business management platform to simplify application and enable their WaaS(Workspace-as-a-Service) for CSPs(Content Service Provider), MSPs(Managed Service Provider) and I... Read More
The data security money pit

The data security money pit

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by

93% of organizations suffer technical challenges to protect data despite heavy investment in security tools.While data breaches destroy customer confidence, impact revenues, attract large regulatory fines and cost C-levels their jobs, 76% of data security professionals believe in the maturity of their data security strategy, according to a new study. Despite heavy inves... Read More
DevOps in the cloud

DevOps in the cloud

Monday, January 23, 2017 by

There’s no question that DevOps delivers significant benefits to enterprise IT, including improved productivity and efficiency, shorter time-to-market, more reliable releases and higher levels of end-user satisfaction.Meanwhile, enterprises, attracted by the flexibility and the lack of infrastructure overhead that Cloud solutions offer — advantages that are ever more ap... Read More
Artificial Intelligence: 5 key attributes of all modern AI systems

Artificial Intelligence: 5 key attributes of all modern AI systems

Thursday, January 05, 2017 by

What are the common attributes that all modern Artificial Intelligence systems share? Former NASA Deputy Chief of AI at the Ames Research Center, Monte Zweben tells us.   A technology industry veteran, Monte Zweben's early career was spent with the NASA Ames Research Center as the Deputy Chief of the Artificial Intelligence Branch, where he won the prestigio... Read More
Companies in banking and insurance can use data science to survive

Companies in banking and insurance can use data science to survive

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Florian DouetteauOver the course of many centuries, the banking and insurance industries have developed processes, products and infrastructures that have shaped the economic structure of humankind. But now, they are being challenged by industry outsiders who appeared on the world stage a mere couple of decades ago, and some who eme... Read More
SelfEcho wants to help Veterans work through PTSD

SelfEcho wants to help Veterans work through PTSD

Tuesday, January 03, 2017 by

From the Military Times, "roughly 20 veterans a day commit suicide nationwide, according to new data from the Department of Veterans Affairs." This speaks to the disturbing mental health crisis facing United States veterans. A movement knowns as #22kill has embarked to raise awareness about military suicides.That's why SelfEcho wants to help make a change by giving a fr... Read More
Top 12 software and app development stories from 2016

Top 12 software and app development stories from 2016

Saturday, December 31, 2016 by

We are so excited to be entering into our 4th year at App Developer Magazine, and we have you - our loyal followers to thank. Without you none of this would be possible, so thank you for riding along shotgun :)I thought it would be interesting to take a quick look back at the top stories we covered in the app development or software development industry - that got the m... Read More
What AtScale wants you to know about Big Data's future

What AtScale wants you to know about Big Data's future

Thursday, December 29, 2016 by

2017 is looking like it will be the year of BI on Big Data. Seventy-five percent of respondents in the 2016 Big Data Maturity Survey indicated that Business Intelligence is taking over as the #1 workload for Big Data.AtScale, a company that provides enterprises with a fast and secure self-service analytics platform for Big Data, released the results of the survey, based... Read More
Microsoft Teams Up with GameAnalytics

Microsoft Teams Up with GameAnalytics

Thursday, December 29, 2016 by

Microsoft has revealed a technology partnership which introduces GameAnalytics, a tool that helps developers understand user behavior, to applications developed on the Universal Windows Platform (UWP).Microsoft first announced UWP with Windows 10, as a platform-homogeneous application architecture to simplify the development process across a range device types... Read More
Enterprise mobile demand will outstrip IT's capacity to deliver in 2017

Enterprise mobile demand will outstrip IT's capacity to deliver in 2017

Monday, December 26, 2016 by

Editors note: 2017 predictions from Yuval Scarlat, CEO and Co-Founder, CaprizaA shortage of mobile developers and designers spawns a wave of mobile “citizen developers.” Demand for enterprise mobile apps continues to surge, and analyst firms like Gartner have predicted that enterprise mobile demand will outstrip IT’s capacity to deliver by a factor of 5 through 2018. Mo... Read More
More data will be created in 2017 than the previous 5,000 years of humanity

More data will be created in 2017 than the previous 5,000 years of humanity

Friday, December 23, 2016 by

Editors note: Predictions sent in from Sencha's CEO Art LandroIn 2015, Art predicted that in 2016 the explosion of data would drastically transform the technology landscape, requiring organizations to visualize all incoming data from IoT devices for rapid decision making and insight into competitiveness and viability. He believes data will remain a key growth ... Read More
Xceligent integrates with ClientLook CRM

Xceligent integrates with ClientLook CRM

Friday, December 23, 2016 by

Xceligent announced that its open product platform has been integrated into ClientLook, a client relationship manager (CRM) solution designed for commercial real estate professionals.This launch is part of Xceligent's continued roll out of its uniquely-designed open source platform, which enables clients and partners to license its comprehensive set of leasing intellige... Read More
The journey from a hairdresser to a Salesforce Administrator

The journey from a hairdresser to a Salesforce Administrator

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by

This week, we spoke with Cheryl Feldman, Assistant Vice President, Salesforce Administration & Strategy Allianz Global Investors, about how she went from hairdresser to Salesforce Administrator, and her advice for others looking to kick-start their technology career. ADM: Prior to working in tech what did you do for a living? What made you want to switch career... Read More
Bloomberg launched a new app using Facebook's React Native Framework

Bloomberg launched a new app using Facebook's React Native Framework

Friday, December 16, 2016 by

Bloomberg, the global business and financial news provider, has released a brand new app that allows their users a more comprehensive access to their market data, portfolio tracking tools, and much more. The broad customization of the app makes monitoring your personal portfolio and receiving continuous alerts on global stock positions more effective and efficient. The ... Read More
Vinous acquires Delectable and Banquet wine apps

Vinous acquires Delectable and Banquet wine apps

Monday, December 12, 2016 by

Vinous CEO and Founder Antonio Galloni has acquired the wine apps Delectable and Banquet. Known as the "Instagram of wine," the app has been downloaded over a million times and has over 120,000 monthly loyal, unique users.    Delectable allows users to scan a wine label with their smartphones and immediately pull up reviews and tasting notes from a rich comm... Read More
Why Nearshoring is the solution to retaining your DevOps team

Why Nearshoring is the solution to retaining your DevOps team

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by

DevOps used to be in the domain of Silicon Valley innovators. But now the concept, which emphasizes tight integration between software developers and IT infrastructure professionals, has exploded into the mainstream. In fact, Gartner predicts approximately 25 percent of Global 2000 companies will have adopted DevOps in 2016, meaning more and more teams are now... Read More
Here's a free online DevOps training program

Here's a free online DevOps training program

Monday, November 14, 2016 by

Axelos and IT Revolution have come together to launch a free online training program, DevOps Awareness Training, in early 2017.The aim of this pioneering program is to ensure that every IT professional, across a diverse range of organizations, has access to world-class training based on the principles of DevOps. The goal is to create value for customers with s... Read More
Key findings of the Apache Spark market research study

Key findings of the Apache Spark market research study

Friday, November 11, 2016 by

In order to better understand Apache Spark’s growing role in big data, Taneja Group conducted a major market research project, surveying approximately 7,000 people. The sample was made up of technical and managerial job roles from around the world directly involved in big data. The survey, which received an overwhelming response, explored experiences with and ... Read More
Should you buy or build a mobile app for your business?

Should you buy or build a mobile app for your business?

Friday, November 11, 2016 by

The question of whether a company should Buy or Build a mobile app for their business is often portrayed as a binary choice between picking an off-the-shelf app/solution, or building a custom solution from scratch, using an in-house developer team or contracted 3rd party.    The Build vs Buy landscape has many more options. Organizations looking to adopt a m... Read More
What is offline-first application design anyway

What is offline-first application design anyway

Wednesday, November 09, 2016 by

Offline first application development is the latest iteration of progressive enhancement in application development. It means creating applications to work without internet access in the most resource constrained environments like underground train stations or in remote places abroad. Features can be added to make the applications more robust once internet access is ava... Read More
SolarWinds Virtualization Manager 7 adds predictive analytics and recommendations

SolarWinds Virtualization Manager 7 adds predictive analytics and recommendations

Saturday, November 05, 2016 by

SolarWinds has announced SolarWinds Virtualization Manager 7. With this latest release, SolarWinds Virtualization Manager goes to the forefront of virtualization management by offering the capability to analyze and act on historical trends, respond to active issues and prevent future problems through predictive analytics from a single console. No other tool provides the... Read More
The paywall is finally gone, and the Experts Exchange is talking about it

The paywall is finally gone, and the Experts Exchange is talking about it

Friday, November 04, 2016 by

Experts Exchange is the original worldwide online community of technology professionals, developers and programmers who collaborate on current and emerging technologies.  Members of the community help each other solve problems learn new skills.It started as a question and answer site by a Computer Science professor from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in October 1996... Read More
The intersection of data security and quality assurance

The intersection of data security and quality assurance

Monday, October 31, 2016 by

In today’s threat-laden environment, where production data is one of the chief targets of hackers, organizations developing software must expend both time and resources securing their production data. One of the simplest ways to ensure security for software testing activities is through the use of targeted, advanced data-handling solutions that can synthesize and virtua... Read More
The Linux Foundation and edX announce free DevOps course

The Linux Foundation and edX announce free DevOps course

Friday, October 28, 2016 by

The Linux Foundation has announced its newest Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is available for registration. The course, LFS161x - Introduction to DevOps: Transforming and Improving Operations, is offered through edX, the nonprofit online learning platform launched in 2012 by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The course is free and wi... Read More
HPE Study identifies significant barriers with integrating security and DevOps

HPE Study identifies significant barriers with integrating security and DevOps

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 by

The HPE Application Security and DevOps Report just released, which discusses in depth where organizations are at in their implementation of DevOps, and how application security fits within this new model. While there is a perception that security and DevOps go hand-in-hand, there are significant gaps between the opportunity of incorporating security as a natural part o... Read More
Find common web page display problems on mobile phones with Mobile1st

Find common web page display problems on mobile phones with Mobile1st

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 by

Mobile1st has announced the launch of a new product to give web professionals and marketers a new tool for improving mobile user experience and conversion opportunities on mobile devices. Mobilizer delivers an instant, side-by-side snapshot of what customers actually see on 14 of the most popular mobile devices such as the new iPhone7 Curre... Read More
Project DataWorks From IBM Enables AI Powered Decision Making for Data

Project DataWorks From IBM Enables AI Powered Decision Making for Data

Friday, September 30, 2016 by

IBM has unveiled “Project DataWorks,” an initiative from Watson that is the industry’s first cloud-based data and analytics platform to integrate all types of data and enable AI-powered decision-making. Project DataWorks is designed to make it simple for business leaders and data professionals to collect, organize, govern and secure data, so they can gain the insights n... Read More
Private Cloud Services From Breakthrough Technology Group Goes Hyper-Converged

Private Cloud Services From Breakthrough Technology Group Goes Hyper-Converged

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by

Breakthrough Technology Group (BTG) has confirmed the evolution of its Private Cloud Services to hyperconverged architecture. Based on software-defined storage and software-defined data center, BTG Adaptable Cloud Services provide dedicated, segregated infrastructure and single tenancy in a private cloud. Hosted in its BTG's SSAE 16 certified data centers, Adaptable Clo... Read More
Discussing Android OS in the Enterprise With Zebra Technologies

Discussing Android OS in the Enterprise With Zebra Technologies

Tuesday, September 06, 2016 by

We recently spoke with Bruce Willins, engineering fellow at Zebra Technologies, to discuss the versatility and power of the Android OS and how it’s used at an enterprise level in retail, manufacturing, supply chain and more.   ADM: Who is Zebra Technologies and what does the company do? Willins: At Zebra, we make businesses as smart and connected... Read More
Checkmarx Tells Us Why App Developers Should Care About App Security

Checkmarx Tells Us Why App Developers Should Care About App Security

Thursday, August 18, 2016 by

We recently had a conversation with Emmanuel Benzaquen at Checkmarx to talk about how they are able to scrutinize code with a fine-toothed comb and find vulnerabilities early and why other developers need to be doing the same. With clients such as Coca-Cola, SAP, and Salesforce, they seem to be carving out a niche for application security in the crowded tech-s... Read More
IBM Security Channels Its Inner X-Men with Launch of IBM X-Force Red Security Division

IBM Security Channels Its Inner X-Men with Launch of IBM X-Force Red Security Division

Friday, August 05, 2016 by

Someone in charge of naming divisions at IBM must have been a big Sci-Fi fan as is evidenced with IBM Security’s name for the a news security task force - IBM X-Force Red. Yep, that’s the name for a new group of IBM security professionals and ethical hackers whose goal is to help businesses discover vulnerabilities in their computer networks, hardware, and software... Read More
IT Professionals Weigh in on the Windows 10 Anniversary Release

IT Professionals Weigh in on the Windows 10 Anniversary Release

Monday, August 01, 2016 by

Adaptiva has the results from its 2016 Windows 10 Enterprise Adoption Survey which polled over 300 IT professionals about the Windows 10 Anniversary OS release.The survey was intended to provide high-level data around adoption rates and the IT department impact of Windows 10 migrations. It also analyzed the potential impact of Microsoft’s Windows 10 Second Anniversary U... Read More
Mobile App Greatness: It Matters

Mobile App Greatness: It Matters

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 by

Mobile user expectations are an interesting thing. We all hear that they are through the roof, and that users expect app behaviors and responses to occur in near-nanoseconds. What most of us don’t hear is that the features and functions that matter to users do not necessarily align with what developers are giving them - or what developers think they want.As a result, ev... Read More
New Digital Connectivity and Communication Systems Diploma Offered by Telcoms Academy

New Digital Connectivity and Communication Systems Diploma Offered by Telcoms Academy

Monday, July 18, 2016 by

Telcoms Academy is launching a new tech diploma in Digital Connectivity & Communication Systems. This nine-month blended learning program brings together content that reflects the current industry competencies and knowledge needed for professionals and a range of learning formats that are structured to maximize learning.The flexible modular course structure allows s... Read More
Open Source Ansible Community Will Converge at AnsibleFest in San Francisco on July 28

Open Source Ansible Community Will Converge at AnsibleFest in San Francisco on July 28

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 by

The popular open source automation platform Ansible will be the focus of AnsibleFest in San Francisco on Thursday, July 28, 2016. The event offers a day-long conference bringing together hundreds of Ansible users, developers and industry partners to share best-practices, case studies and Ansible news.AnsibleFest is for anyone who is wants to learn more or shar... Read More
AWS Wants You to Train and Certify on Cloud Computing Security

AWS Wants You to Train and Certify on Cloud Computing Security

Saturday, July 09, 2016 by

As part of its Training & Certification program, AWS has updated its self-paced Security Fundamentals course that provides an introduction to fundamental cloud computing and AWS security concepts, including AWS access control and management, governance, logging, and encryption methods. The web based course also addresses security-related compliance protocols, risk m... Read More
Why Every DevOps Practice Needs Next-Generation Data Security

Why Every DevOps Practice Needs Next-Generation Data Security

Monday, June 27, 2016 by

As engineers and managers, we live in a world of tradeoffs. A fast solution is usually a sloppy one; a cheap solution is often a fragile one. Any solution that breaks these tradeoffs is extraordinary. A major one can bring about a revolution. The DevOps transformation is just such a revolution. It offers orders-of-magnitude acceleration in software delivery, while ... Read More
One in Five Companies in the US Plan to Expand IT Departments in Second Half of 2016

One in Five Companies in the US Plan to Expand IT Departments in Second Half of 2016

Friday, June 24, 2016 by

A recent survey by Robert Half Technology, IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report, indicates that 21% of CIO’s are planning to expand their technology hiring in the second half of 2016. The hiring forecast is based on telephone interviews with over 2,500 CIOs from 25 major U.S. markets who were asked to provide a six-month hiring outlook.The survey shows that sixty-t... Read More
Study Show Companies Struggle with Big Data Management Performance Issues Because of Bad Data

Study Show Companies Struggle with Big Data Management Performance Issues Because of Bad Data

Thursday, June 23, 2016 by

StreamSets has announced the results of a survey that delved into the challenges of bad data on data management performance issues. The survey was conducted by Dimensional Research and included responses from 314 data management professionals globally.The primary research goal was to capture how companies manage the flow of big data. The research also investigated and d... Read More
A Deep Dive Into Infinite Red's Ignite for React Native Apps

A Deep Dive Into Infinite Red's Ignite for React Native Apps

Monday, June 20, 2016 by

Facebook's React Native has been exploding in the mobile dev scene, but the onboarding process has always been a bit of a problem for some developers. We recently sat down with Gant Laborde, the Technical Lead at Infinite Red to chat about their new tool “Ignite”, which is a new generator for React Native apps.ADM: Foundation first, why use React Native?Laborde: We've c... Read More
Is Your Brand Developing a ChatBot Strategy

Is Your Brand Developing a ChatBot Strategy

Friday, June 17, 2016 by

Marketers and Customer Service professionals are now paying a lot of attention to ChatBots. Whereas the web, mobile marketing and smartphone apps were at one point the “next big thing”, ChatBots are now becoming a pervasive part of a brand’s digital toolkit.“Bots”, as they’re known, are being talked about as the next evolution of messaging interaction between brands and... Read More
Why There Is a Huge Gap Between IT and Security Professionals

Why There Is a Huge Gap Between IT and Security Professionals

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 by

Prevoty surveyed over 1,000 IT and security professionals to learn how companies are approaching application security on a daily basis, as well as the type of struggles these individuals experience and what they would change about the process.The findings show there seems to be a disconnect between IT and security professionals as can be seen from the followin... Read More
Views From the Front and Back Side of App Development Careers

Views From the Front and Back Side of App Development Careers

Wednesday, June 08, 2016 by

Interested in landing a job with Google as a back-end developer? Well, you best have working knowledge of Java, C++, or Python. How about Twitter? Might want to be familiar with Ruby on Rails, Scala, C++, or Java. What if you’re interested in a position working as a front-end engineer? The programming language is pretty universal - JavaScript. According to research... Read More
DevOps Pros Reveal Their Most Challenging Digital Performance Problems

DevOps Pros Reveal Their Most Challenging Digital Performance Problems

Monday, June 06, 2016 by

SOASTA has released the results of a recent outreach survey conducted to determine common pain points and digital performance challenges facing the DevOps community, as well as a bonus question on their presidential candidate preferences.The survey was fielded among 45,000 technology professionals and found that Bernie Sanders is a favorite with DevOps pros – 34 percent... Read More
CTIA Super Mobility 2016 Will Turn Expo Floor Into a Smart City

CTIA Super Mobility 2016 Will Turn Expo Floor Into a Smart City

Sunday, June 05, 2016 by

CTIA Super Mobility 2016 will be transforming its show floor into a Smart City with approximately 1,000 companies exhibiting products and services for mobile-first businesses and connected consumers.The conference will be held September 7-9, 2016 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev., USA. A projected 30,000 technology and business professionals wil... Read More
Level 3 Communications Releases New SaaS Network Security Solution

Level 3 Communications Releases New SaaS Network Security Solution

Monday, May 30, 2016 by

Level 3 Communications has the launched the Enterprise Security Gateway (ESG) platform, a new cloud-based SaaS network security solution. The platform uses Level 3's network to provide carrier agnostic, network-based security protection.ESG utilizes Level 3's global IP backbone capacity, more than 42 Terabits per second (Tbps), and interconnection agreements to access s... Read More
UC Riverside Adds New Graduate Degree with Data Science Specialization

UC Riverside Adds New Graduate Degree with Data Science Specialization

Thursday, May 26, 2016 by

The University of California Riverside (UCR) has added a Data Science specialization to its Online Master of Science in Engineering, a fully online degree program that is aimed at professionals in multi-disciplinary data-driven looking to enhance their careers.This specialization provides the knowledge to understand, process and analyze large volumes of data, find patte... Read More
Alpha Software Will Host Alpha Anywhere DevCon 2016 September 21 - 23

Alpha Software Will Host Alpha Anywhere DevCon 2016 September 21 - 23

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 by

Alpha Software will be hosting its annual user conference, Alpha Anywhere DevCon 2016, on September 21 – 23 in Danvers, Massachusetts. The event will provide the opportunity to network and exchange ideas with professionals who are using, or are interested in using, the Alpha Software app development platform.Attendees will also be able to speak to Alpha Software executi... Read More
The Impact of Application Performance Delays on US Productivity

The Impact of Application Performance Delays on US Productivity

Thursday, May 05, 2016 by

Nimble Storage has released the results of a survey that reveals the impact of application performance delays on company bottom lines. The ‘Mind the Gap’ report surveyed nearly 3,000 IT professionals and business application users based in the U.S., Germany, U.K., Australia, Singapore and Southeast Asia.The report found that found that delays in propagating and refreshi... Read More
GoDaddy is Now Offering Cloud Hosting Services

GoDaddy is Now Offering Cloud Hosting Services

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 by

GoDaddy is now offering new open source cloud hosting services including its Cloud Servers solution and Bitnami-powered cloud applications. The new offerings are designed to help individual software developers, tech entrepreneurs and IT professionals quickly build, test and scale cloud solutions.GoDaddy Cloud Servers solution offers 54-second or less provisioning so tha... Read More
The Current State of IT Hiring and Employment in the United States

The Current State of IT Hiring and Employment in the United States

Thursday, April 21, 2016 by

According to a recent report, compensation for all IT professionals has increased by 1.39% between January 2015 and January 2016. The data was made available through the 2016 IT Salary Survey which is produced by Janco and eJobDescription.com.The report shows that the total mean compensation for all IT professionals increased from $81,583 to $82,483. In large enterprise... Read More
IBM to Establish New Cognitive Computing Systems Research Center

IBM to Establish New Cognitive Computing Systems Research Center

Thursday, April 21, 2016 by

IBM Research today announced that it plans to create the Center for Cognitive Computing Systems Research (C3SR) through a collaboration with the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to be housed within the College of Engineering on the Urbana campus. The new center will open this summer and will provide advanced research advance in machine learning and heterogen... Read More
Deploying New Applications is a Top Driver for Identity and Access Management

Deploying New Applications is a Top Driver for Identity and Access Management

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 by

SecureAuth Corporation has published results of a survey on enterprise priorities within the identity and access management (IAM) market. The research was conducted in association with Decision Analyst and received responses from 230 IT security professionals in the U.S. and U.K.    When asked why their company has initiated new identity projects in the past... Read More
A Third of APIs Are Designed Without Security Team Input

A Third of APIs Are Designed Without Security Team Input

Friday, April 08, 2016 by

According to a recent Ovum survey of 100 IT and security professionals, 30 percent of APIs are designed without any input from the security team, and 27 percent of APIs proceed through the development stage without the security team getting involved. The survey also shows that there is disagreement among IT teams as to who should have ultimate responsibility for AP... Read More
How Do I Build an Agile Organization Part 2

How Do I Build an Agile Organization Part 2

Tuesday, April 05, 2016 by

How can I find qualified Scrum help?  “The Professional Scrum Master® (PSM® I) Certification (learn more here) from Scrum.Org is one of the most valuable agile certifications in the market. The greater the depth and extent of knowledge needed to earn a certificate, the greater its value.  By this measure, the PSM assessments are significantly mo... Read More
Study Shows Developers Wield Clout When Choosing an Organization’s Technology

Study Shows Developers Wield Clout When Choosing an Organization’s Technology

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 by

According to a recent survey, developers are playing a critical role in determining the IT technologies used by companies today. The annual “Future of Application Development and Delivery Survey” was performed by NGINX and received responses from more than 1,800 IT professionals.According to the survey report, 74 percent of respondents said developers are responsible fo... Read More
Continuous Integration Is a Must Have for DevOps

Continuous Integration Is a Must Have for DevOps

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 by

The need to ship code faster continues to be priority for software development teams everywhere. In fact, a recent survey report shows 46 percent of developers and testing professionals say they want to deploy software even faster than they currently can. DevOps has emerged as a modern approach in driving more frequent, higher quality releases. What makes DevOps di... Read More
Leveraging Mobile Communications for Workforce Communications

Leveraging Mobile Communications for Workforce Communications

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 by

We recently visited with Jeff Corbin, CEO and Founder of APPrise Mobile to talk about the company’s theEMPLOYEEapp platform, which integrates with a company’s active employee directory or other HR information system (HRIS) to provide organizations and enterprises direct access to their employees through mobile devices.ADM: You recently stepped down as CEO of a communica... Read More
New Relic Releases Updates to Software Analytics Cloud Monitoring

New Relic Releases Updates to Software Analytics Cloud Monitoring

Thursday, March 17, 2016 by

New Relic has announced a new set features for the company’s New Relic APM, New Relic Synthetics, and New Relic Browser which are part of the New Relic Software Analytics Cloud platform.The new release increases the ability for the New Relic platform to offer visibility and diagnose/resolve performance problems. The platform provides a monitoring solution allowing softw... Read More
What It Means to Supercharge Analytics

What It Means to Supercharge Analytics

Friday, March 11, 2016 by

Making the process faster is one thing. We recently compiled our Python distribution with Intel MKL, so that Anaconda works up to 7x faster. We added Microsoft R Open to our R-Essentials package for customers to get a high performance version of R that can also be used with Intel MKL. What really puts the rocket fuel into analytics; however, is a connected ecosyste... Read More
Reducing the Creative Lag Bottleneck Problem for App Updates

Reducing the Creative Lag Bottleneck Problem for App Updates

Thursday, March 10, 2016 by

We visited with Shahar Kaminitz, CEO and founder of Insert, to discuss the problem of “creative lag” – the time it takes app developers to get an idea to get from whiteboard to a consumer’s device and the subsequent delays associated with development, test cycles and app store approval processes. Kaminitz has recently brought out of stealth mode the Insert mobile engage... Read More
Security Cannot Keep Up with Application Release Cycles

Security Cannot Keep Up with Application Release Cycles

Tuesday, March 08, 2016 by

A recent survey conducted by CloudPassage indicates that a lack of resources may be hindering the ability for companies to embed security in application release cycles stymieing their efforts to implement DevOps.According to the survey:- When asked the stage at which security is brought into software or product development release cycles, more than half of respondents (... Read More
Using Virtual Mobile Infrastructure to Protect Corporate Data

Using Virtual Mobile Infrastructure to Protect Corporate Data

Saturday, March 05, 2016 by

We chatted with Avast Vice President Sinan Eren to talk BYOD mobile security and how the Avast VMP solution provides companies with the ability to create a virtual mobile infrastructure (VMI) that streams mobile apps to any device. Sinan is a cybersecurity expert, who has extensive knowledge in both the engineering and business aspects of security. ADM: What is the... Read More
Flybits - The Dawning Era of the Citizen Developer and What It Means for Professional Developers

Flybits - The Dawning Era of the Citizen Developer and What It Means for Professional Developers

Tuesday, March 01, 2016 by

By 2017 demand for enterprise mobile apps will outstrip available development capacity five to one, according to Gartner. At the same time, as an increasing number of apps look the same or sport the same features, consumers are demanding more personalized, context-aware mobile experiences. This situation looks a lot like what we experienced in the late 90s, wh... Read More
New Security Report Reveals Increased Threat for Mobile Applications

New Security Report Reveals Increased Threat for Mobile Applications

Sunday, February 21, 2016 by

According to a new cyber security report, mobile applications increasingly have become top security threats plaguing enterprises over the past year. The details are outlined in the recently published Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Cyber Risk Report 2016.As the company points out in the report, traditional network perimeters are disappearing allowing attack surfaces to... Read More
Adopting Agile Development and Implementing Agile are Not the Same Thing

Adopting Agile Development and Implementing Agile are Not the Same Thing

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 by

I am probably dating myself but I remember in the early 90’s when I worked at a fortune 500 company and the term “out of the box” thinking was all the rage. We’d have meetings about how to think out of the box, but whenever someone (including me) came up with what we thought was an out of the box idea, it didn’t seem to ever fit our corporate structure.I think there mig... Read More
Get Out of the Cold Weather with Ft. Lauderdale UX and Front-End Conference

Get Out of the Cold Weather with Ft. Lauderdale UX and Front-End Conference

Thursday, January 21, 2016 by

UXDevSummit is a three-day event focused on the areas of User Experience (UX) and Front-End Development. Located in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and held on February 4 – 6, the event offers keynotes, panels, workshops, exhibits, and entertainment that showcase leading advancements in UX and Front-End Development integration.The conference targets UX Professionals, Back and F... Read More
Breaking Down the Essential Elements for DevOps Success

Breaking Down the Essential Elements for DevOps Success

Thursday, January 21, 2016 by

We recently visited with Michael Madden, CA Technologies General Manager - DevOps, to tap into his expertise and insight into how companies can realize the full potential of adopting a DevOps Mentality. ADM: What is the difference between DevOpsSec, Secure DevOps and Rugged DevOps?Madden: There are many definitions around each of these movements, but fundamentally ... Read More
The Ultimate Impact of DevOps and Machine Learning in 2016

The Ultimate Impact of DevOps and Machine Learning in 2016

Monday, January 04, 2016 by

We recently visited with Christian Beedgen, CTO at Sumo Logic, to discuss impact of DevOps and machine learning for the upcoming year.As the co-founder and CTO of Sumo Logic, Christian has 15 years experience creating enterprise software architecture. Prior to Sumo Logic, Beedgen served as Chief Architect for event-based products at ArcSight and was co-founder of Gigato... Read More
HackHands Founder Gives Insights About hack.summit 2016

HackHands Founder Gives Insights About hack.summit 2016

Saturday, December 26, 2015 by

HackHands founder Ed Roman sat with us to talk about the second installment of hack.summit(), which debuted last year as the largest-ever Web conference for developers with 64,000 registrants. The event, which is designed to aid non-profits focused on bringing diversity and education to tech, will be organized and promoted by Pluralsight, which recently acquired HackHan... Read More
New uTest Community Offers QA and QE Software Testing Network

New uTest Community Offers QA and QE Software Testing Network

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 by

We recently sat down with Matt Johnston from Applause to learn more about how their new uTest serves to provide QA and QE professionals world-wide with job seeking tools and networking connections to help advance their careers. Johnston is Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer at Applause and has more than a decade of marketing experience at companies ranging from... Read More
Autodesk Launches Forge IoT Initiative Including a New PaaS

Autodesk Launches Forge IoT Initiative Including a New PaaS

Thursday, December 03, 2015 by

Autodesk has announced its new Forge initiative, offering a cloud connected ecosystem in support the Internet of Things (IoT). The initiative consists of three components which include a new platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering, a developer program, and a $100 million investment fund.The Forge PaaS Platform is a set of cloud services that span early stage design, engin... Read More
Test Data Management: From Dysfunction to Function

Test Data Management: From Dysfunction to Function

Thursday, December 03, 2015 by

For many organizations, managing test data is one of the most difficult components of software development. With thousands (and sometimes millions) of data points available, teams struggle to identify the appropriate data for testing. I have worked with multi-billion dollar corporations that manage to keep their software systems operable despite this problem, but in doi... Read More
AT&T Developer Summit Hosts Biggest Hackathon Yet with Over $250,000 Up for Grabs

AT&T Developer Summit Hosts Biggest Hackathon Yet with Over $250,000 Up for Grabs

Wednesday, December 02, 2015 by

The developer world is set to experience one of the biggest hackathons of the year on January 2–3, 2016. Developers will flock to Las Vegas during that time for a chance to win over US$250,000 in cash and prizes at the AT&T Developer Summit hackathon.It’s the biggest hackathon prize pool of the year, bar none. And participating is free! I like the word “plethora” to... Read More
Enterprise Apps Can't Just Be Good, They Have to Be Great

Enterprise Apps Can't Just Be Good, They Have to Be Great

Friday, November 13, 2015 by

One of the consequences to the App Economy is the fact that, as more and more companies pour dollars into their mobile app presence, the overall quality of apps is vastly improving. While this is no doubt a great thing for app users, for companies publishing apps, the situation could be creating a challenge that can put them at a severe disadvantage. Companies are ... Read More
Accenture and AWS Team Up to Create New Cloud Consulting Group

Accenture and AWS Team Up to Create New Cloud Consulting Group

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 by

Accenture and Amazon Web Services are creating a new “Accenture AWS Business Group” that brings individuals from each company with expertise in cloud solutions architecture and development, marketing, sales, and business development. The business group will offer integrated consulting and technology solutions designed to offer an “as-a-service” operating model wher... Read More

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