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6 ways your company could be using automation software

6 ways your company could be using automation software

Friday, January 05, 2018 by

When it comes to robots and our future as human beings, there are two different directions your imagination might take you. On one hand, you’ve probably watched terrifying imaginings of machines turning against mankind in films like The Matrix and The Terminator. In contrast, if you look around at the real world, you see can the reality of machines working side by side ...
How human assisted AI may be the future

How human assisted AI may be the future

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 by

Self-driving (autonomous) cars, robotic hotel concierges, and Amazon’s intelligent delivery drones - it’s hard to minimize the potential impact that artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) promise. Business leaders are all aflutter about AI’s potential for providing game-changing impact to their industries. AI is also gaining attention for the perceived t...
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 ...
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...
Geektastic launches to help companies find developers

Geektastic launches to help companies find developers

Friday, November 17, 2017 by

60% of UK companies face a skills gap within their tech departments and cannot fill positions quickly enough to meet demand. To solve this major challenge, London startup Geektastic has launched a new technology platform supported by a global community of skilled software engineers, who are offering unique peer-reviewed coding challenges to evaluate developers, to suppo...
Voice to text in multiple languages for speech-enabled apps

Voice to text in multiple languages for speech-enabled apps

Monday, November 13, 2017 by

It seems that our fingertips will finally get some rest from the constant tap-tap-tap on keyboards that continue to shrink beyond recognition. Companies such as Amazon, Baidu, Google, and Microsoft are working to take us into a voice-activated future. Their speech-enabled platforms are designed to support natural language conversations with the devices, gadgets, sensors...
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...
NVIDIA teaching developers about the power of AI

NVIDIA teaching developers about the power of AI

Friday, November 03, 2017 by

NVIDIA has announced a broad expansion of its Deep Learning Institute (DLI), which is training tens of thousands of students, developers and data scientists with critical skills needed to apply artificial intelligence. “The world faces an acute shortage of data scientists and developers who are proficient in deep learning, and we’re focused on addressing that need,” sai...
Zebra to introduce first SMB Mobile Device

Zebra to introduce first SMB Mobile Device

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 by

Zebra Technologies Corporation has introduced the TC20, a rugged, value-driven mobile computer designed to meet the specific needs of small-and-medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The TC20 is a light, durable and long-lasting mobile device developed for indoor use for SMBs in sectors such as retail and hospitality. With the TC20, SMBs can now enjoy business-ready functions ...
Crossfield Digital talks sports apps and feature creep

Crossfield Digital talks sports apps and feature creep

Thursday, October 26, 2017 by

Crossfield Digital, a New York headquartered development stsudio, is a member of the RSE Ventures family of companies. Crossfield boasts clients like the International Champions Cup, Red Bull Global Rallycross and Bleacher Report, but is equally experienced with entrepreneurs in a broad range of industries who are trying to build exciting new products. Last month, ...
Community Data License Agreement announced by Linux Foundation

Community Data License Agreement announced by Linux Foundation

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation has announced the Community Data License Agreement (CDLA) family of open data agreements. In an era of expansive and often underused data, the CDLA licenses are an effort to define a licensing framework to support collaborative communities built around curating and sharing “open” data. Inspired by the collaborative software development models of ope...
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...
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...
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...
EdTech offers free courses for DACA Dreamers

EdTech offers free courses for DACA Dreamers

Thursday, October 05, 2017 by

OpenClassrooms has announced the launch of its curriculum in the United States. Learning opportunities for prospective students at every level - from novice to seasoned tech pro - are now available for the following career paths: iOS Developer, Android Developer, Ruby Developer, Front-end Developer and Product Management, enabling students to land careers in some of tod...
Oracle to use the new NVIDIA Tesla GPU

Oracle to use the new NVIDIA Tesla GPU

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 by

Oracle has announced that it will be using the latest Tesla GPU accelerators for its public cloud at Oracle OpenWorld, Don Johnson, the company’s senior vice president of product development. Additionally, he said Oracle will expand its cloud offerings to include Tesla V100 GPUs.“We’re working closely with NVIDIA to provide the next generation of accelerated computing t...
Google Cloud expands NVIDIA GPU offerings

Google Cloud expands NVIDIA GPU offerings

Monday, October 02, 2017 by

In a recent post in on the Google Cloud Platform Blog written by Chris Kleban and Ari Liberman, Product Managers for Google Compute Engine, Google has announced new updates to their Cloud GPUs, namely: the platform is now using NVIDIA P100 GPUs in beta, and that the NVIDIA K80 has now been released for general availability.In the blog post, Google had this to say about ...
AR and deep neural networks collide to provide ModiFace

AR and deep neural networks collide to provide ModiFace

Thursday, September 28, 2017 by

ModiFace has announced a new live video based hair tracking and hair color simulation technology utilizing a deep neural network architecture. The new deep learning architecture utilizes a set of collaborative neural networks to detect hair in each video frame and to adjust the coloration of hair in a photo-realistic way. The implementation also utilizes the latest mach...
The Google adoption case was just presented

The Google adoption case was just presented

Thursday, September 28, 2017 by

ilegra will be participating in the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017 and presenting results Whirlpool Latin America reached with the migration of the communication and collaboration platform for Google. The case will be exhibited by Whirlpool Latin America's CIO, Renata Marques, on October 3rd, at 10:30am.During Whirlpool's presentation, which owns KitchenAid, Brastemp and ...
FileMaker not for dummies

FileMaker not for dummies

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by

Organizations large and small are looking for cost-effective alternatives that will provide the agility and productivity they need on the path to digitization. Hence the growing popularity of low-code and no-code development platforms. As more vendors come to market with these platforms, it can be tempting to dismiss these as "dumbed down" or amateur app development. Th...
The impact of AI on the nearshoring market

The impact of AI on the nearshoring market

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by

Artificial Intelligence solutions, such as machine learning and deep learning algorithms, and chatbots, are fast becoming a business necessity for organizations everywhere, helping them make data-driven predictions to improve business outcomes, enhance customer service and to improve business workflow. But as a nascent and complex technology, it's difficult for companie...
Coresystems-SightCall partnership brings AR to field service

Coresystems-SightCall partnership brings AR to field service

Monday, August 28, 2017 by

Coresystems, a provider of cloud-based field service and workforce management software, has announced its partnership with SightCall, a video communications cloud platform. The partnership will bring the augmented reality (AR) functionalities of SightCall’s Video Assistance to Coresystems’ field service solution, allowing for field technicians to leverage augmented remo...
OfferCraft and Swinomish Casino launch new gamified campaigns

OfferCraft and Swinomish Casino launch new gamified campaigns

Friday, August 25, 2017 by

OfferCraft has teamed up with Swinomish Casino & Lodge in Anacortes, Washington, to launch weekly gamified offers that customers can play on their website, in email and via social media. And each week, the Swinomish Team offers a live look at each game on Facebook.The games, themed around a movie series, summer holidays and casino amenities and anniversaries, have b...
Reversing Alzheimers effects with BrainHQ and the Bredesen Protocol

Reversing Alzheimers effects with BrainHQ and the Bredesen Protocol

Thursday, August 24, 2017 by

Posit Science, the maker of BrainHQ online brain training exercises and assessments, and MPI Cognition, the organization disseminating the Bredesen Protocol for treating cognitive decline and those at risk for cognitive decline, has announced that BrainHQ will be made available to every patient enrolled in the Bredesen Protocol.Dr. Dale Bredesen, co-founder of MPI Cogni...
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...
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...
IBM breaks image recognition software speed record

IBM breaks image recognition software speed record

Thursday, August 10, 2017 by

IBM Research has unveiled new deep learning software that has enabled record-breaking image recognition capabilities - and is releasing a beta of the software for AI developers to build more accurate AI models and deliver better predictions.The software and new record represents a milestone in making Deep Learning much more practical at scale. Namely, IBM researchers ha...
Learn FileMaker with help from new Custom App Academy

Learn FileMaker with help from new Custom App Academy

Thursday, August 10, 2017 by

FileMaker, Inc. has announced the launch of its Custom App Academy and FileMaker Developer Conference videos designed to help individuals learn to build custom apps using their Platform.The new Custom App Academy includes video tutorials with step-by-step guidance tailored to the learner’s level:- Fundamentals: Provides an overview of their Platform and the basic naviga...
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...
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...
Actiance announces ISV Developer Program

Actiance announces ISV Developer Program

Monday, July 24, 2017 by

Actiance has announced its ISV Developer Program. The new partner program will expand Actiance’s compliance and archiving platform, providing customers with more powerful solutions to help them stay compliant with regulatory mandates set by FINRA, SEC, IIROC, FCA, GDPR, and MiFID II, and others, as well as gain valuable insights from the communications data they collect...
Motorola and AI company Neurala are going to make intelligent cameras

Motorola and AI company Neurala are going to make intelligent cameras

Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Motorola Solutions announced that it will work with artificial intelligence (AI) company Neurala to develop intelligent cameras for public safety users. The goal is to enable police officers to more efficiently search for objects or persons of interest, such as missing children and suspects.The companies will work together to integrate Neurala’s AI capabilities with Mot...
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...
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...
Take the Sci-fi developer survey and win a $200 Amazon voucher

Take the Sci-fi developer survey and win a $200 Amazon voucher

Friday, June 09, 2017 by

We are excited to present you with the Developer Economics Q3 2017 survey, run by VisionMobile! This is their 13th developer survey, focusing on tools, training and career development. The survey has an annual reach of more than 40,000 developers around the world, so it is a chance for you to contribute to the global developer community.  The survey includes r...
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...
IoT training for sensor-based IoT solutions

IoT training for sensor-based IoT solutions

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by

Telit, an Internet of Things (IoT) solutions company, has announced it is sponsoring an IoT workshop that will teach participants the fundamentals needed to help them configure, launch and maintain an IoT solution. This hands-on, interactive workshop is an extension of the Telecommunications Industry Association’s (TIA) Connectivity Jam and takes place June 8, 2017 in D...
Everything you need to know about GPU Technology Conference

Everything you need to know about GPU Technology Conference

Friday, May 12, 2017 by

Everyone is having a great time this year at NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference, so if you don't make it this year, there is always next year. The major topic this year that has stood out from the rest has to be Artificial Intelligence. As the cutting edge of AI technology gets closer to making better faster smarter mechanical beings, computer processing speeds too must...
NVIDIA's Deep Learning Institute to expand its educational offerings

NVIDIA's Deep Learning Institute to expand its educational offerings

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by

To meet surging demand for expertise in the field of AI, NVIDIA announced that it plans to train 100,000 developers this year - a tenfold increase over 2016 - through the Deep Learning Institute.Analyst firm IDC estimates that 80 percent of all applications will have an AI component by 2020. The NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute provides developers, data scientists and res...
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...
Instart Logic brings Helios AI-Driven security out into the open

Instart Logic brings Helios AI-Driven security out into the open

Friday, April 28, 2017 by

In ancient mythology, Helios was the Greek god of the sun streaking across the heavens in a chariot shining much-needed light onto a dark and dangerous world. That’s exactly what Instart Logic, is doing with their latest announcement of Helios - "using artificial intelligence to illuminate and solve today’s most challenging digital security issues."Web application attac...
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...
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 ...
Yorktel CEO explains why they are winning in video communications

Yorktel CEO explains why they are winning in video communications

Friday, March 24, 2017 by

Ron Gaboury, CEO of Yorktel is crediting his company’s record success to a multi-tiered strategy set in motion almost 5 years ago. “Several years ago, we announced a forward-thinking strategic focus on vertical market integration, investment in applications consumable as a service from the cloud, and expanding Yorktel Professional Services, our in-house management ...
What's happening at IBM Interconnect 2017

What's happening at IBM Interconnect 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017 by

At IBM Interconnect, IBM’s largest cloud computing event of the year, they have announced a whole laundry list of new news items - like client adoption, tech breakthroughs and work they are doing to arm the next gen of cognitive developers. Here's a brief overview on what you might be missing at their latest event:IBM Cloud announcementsNew software and services designe...
NVIDIA releases GPU accelerator to improve AI

NVIDIA releases GPU accelerator to improve AI

Friday, March 10, 2017 by

As innovation progresses, more and more processing is being offloaded to the cloud to do the heavy lifting. But how much cloud usage is too much for cloud providers to handle efficiently? That is the answer that many companies hope never to have to answer as they ramp up their cloud usage exponentially. That’s where NVIDIA and Microsoft look to make big changes in the w...
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...
Big Nerd Ranch developers to talk at Georgia World Congress Center

Big Nerd Ranch developers to talk at Georgia World Congress Center

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by

Big Nerd Ranch, an immersive application development bootcamp and app development learning service announced today that four of their training staff will be featured speakers at DevNexus, The Professional Developer Conference, being held February 22 and 23, 2017, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia."We are very pleased that Big Nerd Ranch is well re...
Embracing RAD app development

Embracing RAD app development

Monday, February 06, 2017 by

As successful IT departments strive to position themselves as strategic business partners, they’re continuously looking for ways to deliver more for less, and faster. To that end, there’s recently been renewed interest in Rapid Application Development (RAD) technologies. The concept of RAD is not new - it’s been around for decades. But, the emergence of more standardize...
Big Nerd Ranch doubled their profits last year

Big Nerd Ranch doubled their profits last year

Thursday, February 02, 2017 by

According the App Annie Forecast Report, the global mobile app store downloads will reach 288.4 billion in 2020, up from 149.3 billion in 2016. That's almost double the amount of downloads in just 4 years! Information like this makes wanna-be mobile developers jump out of their seats to ask one question, "How can I do THAT?"Although some do go on to do the traditional c...
Why app developers are choosing to freelance

Why app developers are choosing to freelance

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 by

Freelancing is increasingly becoming a career path that people are pursuing, and not only that, is one that could be leading to statistically higher work satisfaction than the traditional employment situation for many people globally. 50% of freelancers say there’s no amount of money you could pay them to take a traditional job, according to a study done by Freelancing ...
How Agile scrum development methodologies work in the Federal space

How Agile scrum development methodologies work in the Federal space

Thursday, January 26, 2017 by

Agile scrum development methodology has become a hot topic in recent news. More and more companies seem to be adopting this approach because they find that it saves the client time and money. Mobomo, a D.C. based tech company, works with many clients in the Federal space. They were able to give App Developer Magazine more insight into Agile Scrum Methodology and the imp...
DH2i expands to the Asia Pacific Market

DH2i expands to the Asia Pacific Market

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 by

DH2i Company has announced the expansion of its DxAdvantage Partner Program into the Asia Pacific (APAC) market. Key to the expansion is the addition of Korea Cyber Tech Inc. and ApON Innovative Solutions to the DH2i DxAdvantage Partner Program. This strategic partnership enables them to be providers of DxEnterprise software. According to Gartner's recently publish...
UK video games industry to grow in 2017 says new TIGA report

UK video games industry to grow in 2017 says new TIGA report

Tuesday, January 03, 2017 by

TIGA reports that the UK video games industry would increase investment and expand employment in 2017. They made the comments in their latest Business Opinion Survey 2016/17. The report was based on a survey of 50 games businesses including small, medium and large firms, developing games across mobile/tablet, VR, PC and console.  TIGA's Business Opinion Survey 2016...
QuickBase predicts that developers are going to be redefined in 2017

QuickBase predicts that developers are going to be redefined in 2017

Thursday, December 29, 2016 by

Editors note: 2017 Predictions from John Carione, Product and Corporate Marketing Leader at QuickBase   Agility 2.0: a new era of decision-making in the enterprise emerges.  Agile methodologies have completely changed how companies evaluate and implement technology solutions. In 2017, we’ll see a new wave of agile thinking enter the ent...
Agile Methodology in Large Enterprises

Agile Methodology in Large Enterprises

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 by

Agile methodology is the climbing framework for large-scale enterprises. How can you transition your large company into an agile framework? Below are simple and effective techniques for scaling agile methodology to your specific project, team and enterprise.Start with a MVPContinuous Delivery is a software development strategy that provides high-quality, accessible soft...
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...
Appio is enabling small business to compete like never before

Appio is enabling small business to compete like never before

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 by

Appio, a new startup out of Boston run by parent company LaunchByte, is looking to sweeping small business owners off their feet. They have developed a product to help traditional small business owners stay afloat and thrive in the rapidly growing tech ecosystem that surrounds them.Most small business owners have a dream to be successful and branch out until they are no...
Docker predicts much opportunity for anyone with CaaS expertise in 2017

Docker predicts much opportunity for anyone with CaaS expertise in 2017

Monday, December 19, 2016 by

Rising confidence in container security, to the point that developers consider containers more secure than alternative technologies, will drive an increase in the use of CaaS, displacing legacy PaaS approaches to application development and deployment. This requirement for integrated security at every phase of the software supply chain will rise to the surface in the up...
Humans are still the biggest threat to cyber security report shows

Humans are still the biggest threat to cyber security report shows

Saturday, December 17, 2016 by

Global technology company Nuix have released the findings from its third annual survey of corporate information security practitioners who almost universally agreed that human behavior was their largest security threat. While businesses were investing to develop broad and mature cybersecurity capabilities, many survey respondents were uncertain about the most effective ...
Powered by Epoxy is working!

Powered by Epoxy is working!

Thursday, December 15, 2016 by

Epoxy, Inc. is the developer of the Epoxy App, an application for iPhone iOS and Android operating systems. It is a smartphone application designed to connect business owners and consumers to ease marketing frustrations.They have seen good results with its response to the "Powered by Epoxy" addition to their business model. The new addition is allowing their compan...
Vent-Up's new app connects clients and personal trainers with GPS

Vent-Up's new app connects clients and personal trainers with GPS

Monday, December 12, 2016 by

Vent-Up announced their new app for Android and iOS operating systems that help connect ambitious trainers and active potential customers, along with serving other needs in the competitive healthcare sector.With its featured app, V-Training, coined the "Uber for personal trainers and fitness instructors," prospective fitness clients can choose the perfect trainer for th...
Rocky Balboa is back in a new app from Tapinator to celebrate 40 years

Rocky Balboa is back in a new app from Tapinator to celebrate 40 years

Thursday, December 08, 2016 by

Tapinator just launched ROCKY, a free iOS game created in conjunction with MGM Interactive, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic Academy Award-winning film. ROCKY, the ultimate underdog story of a fighter who rises up from the slums of Philadelphia to go the distance against the heavyweight champion of the world, made its first appearance on movie screen...
Usermind is expanding its platform to orchestrate partner journeys

Usermind is expanding its platform to orchestrate partner journeys

Thursday, December 08, 2016 by

Seattle-based Usermind, a new enterprise software company that integrates apps and data systems to orchestrate customer journeys, has expanded its flagship product to encompass partner journey orchestration capabilities. Many companies sell their products and services through third-parties and now, and systems critical to the partner experience - such as partner portals...
Artificial intelligence and app development

Artificial intelligence and app development

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by

The growth of artificial intelligence and machine learning is driving a whole new class of application possibilities. From chatbots to predictive analytics and more, developers and businesses as a whole should explore ways to utilize their customer and business data to deliver better customer service, new products and reimagine their processes. What went wrong...
Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley 2017 happening June 13-15 in Santa Clara

Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley 2017 happening June 13-15 in Santa Clara

Monday, November 28, 2016 by

Cloud Foundry has announced Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley 2017 will take place June 13-15 in Santa Clara, California. Perennial interest from the community has created demand for an annual regional event, driving Cloud Foundry to present its Summit Silicon Valley 2017 in the hotbed of the tech industry. Early registration ends Friday, December 2, and offers e...
Creating a delegated development program using low code software

Creating a delegated development program using low code software

Monday, November 21, 2016 by

How often does someone from HR, finance, marketing or another business unit come to you with a request to develop a new business application? There’s an ever-growing collection of these open requests that you just can’t find the time to develop. Fortunately, instead of being a roadblock to these requests, you can leverage cloud-based low-code dev...
Boundless: The first complete supported open GIS platform

Boundless: The first complete supported open GIS platform

Friday, November 18, 2016 by

Eighty percent of data in the world today includes a location component. However, because of the issues associated with proprietary GIS solutions, many organizations are unable to tap into this data and gain valuable insights. Boundless is the first open source GIS solution of its kind, delivering the ultimate open GIS ecosystem, comprised of a unique combination...
Learn to code and fly a drone for $99 bucks

Learn to code and fly a drone for $99 bucks

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 by

Moms and dads are going to be geeking out with their kiddies this holiday season with the latest Code This Drone Kit that teaches how to code, and how to fly a drone too. Best part is it's priced under $100 and includes the drone.Parrot, the drone maker and Tynker, the leading creative coding platform for kids have teamed up to offer “Code This Drone” kits which no...
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...
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 ...
There has never been a better time to be a Salesforce developer

There has never been a better time to be a Salesforce developer

Tuesday, November 08, 2016 by

Trailhead is Salesforce's interactive learning environment for all app creators, enabling them to master in-demand Salesforce skills through free hands-on training.We spoke with Sarah Franklin, senior vice president of developer relations and general manager of Trailhead at Salesforce, about a report released on the size of and job opportunities in the Salesforce ecosys...
The developer shortage is real and it's going to hit the cloud market real soon

The developer shortage is real and it's going to hit the cloud market real soon

Monday, November 07, 2016 by

Global research (across 8 geographies and with nearly 900 respondents) made something crystal clear - the developer shortage is real and it’s going to hit the cloud market really hard, really soon. And the drain is coming from a surprising place -Global 2000 businesses not traditionally known as IT companies. A majority of companies (64 percent) see the g...
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...
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...
Hey Coach! Square Peg

Hey Coach! Square Peg

Monday, October 10, 2016 by

Welcome back to the coaching post that looks at teams and the complex environment around us. This time we shall discuss the not-too-controversial topic of keeping track of work.Too often, tracking time and logging work related information has been used to enforce work schedules and dishing out “punishment” to those who don’t put in the hours. Here we describe “puni...
SAP HANA express edition and key benefits developers should know about

SAP HANA express edition and key benefits developers should know about

Saturday, October 08, 2016 by

SAP, a large independent software developer, has released it's latest edition of HANA, an in-memory computing PaaS, called HANA express edition. SAP HANA can be used as an on-premise appliance, or for building and deploying to the cloud. A great tool for any real-time application development or analytics projects. The SAP HANA express edition gives developers all of th...
Buildbox Just Released a New Training Series to Help You Make Games

Buildbox Just Released a New Training Series to Help You Make Games

Saturday, October 01, 2016 by

Buildbox just announced the release of a new training series called, "Make Your Own Game" for those  developers interested in training harder with BB to make awesome games. Here are some of the highlights the series offers.- 10 Training Videos - 10 Buildbox Saves Files - 2,000 Word Article - Access To A Complete Video GameThe goal with this series, i...
Chatting with HackerRank: Which country would win the coding Olympics

Chatting with HackerRank: Which country would win the coding Olympics

Monday, September 19, 2016 by

We recently visited with Dr. Heraldo Memelli, ‎Lead Technical Content Manager, HackerRank, about how their platform helps companies find the right developers based on coding skills, and the results from a recent survey. ADM: Tell us about your recent study.Memelli: Developers come to our platform to learn, practice and earn jobs based on their coding skil...
DOES16 Opens Discounted Registration

DOES16 Opens Discounted Registration

Friday, September 09, 2016 by

IT Revolution just announced the conference program for the 2016 DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES16). The event, which aims to identify and amplify DevOps best practices for technology leaders of large enterprises, will be held in San Francisco from November 7-9.  For a limited time only, attendees can receive a 20 percent discount when they register to att...
ActiveState Just Released Komodo IDE for Mobile

ActiveState Just Released Komodo IDE for Mobile

Friday, September 09, 2016 by

ActiveState has announced the latest release of its Komodo IDE for mobile and web development which offers support for multiple languages, including for Python, PHP, JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS, Node.js, Golang, Ruby, Perl, Tcl, and a variety of other languages and frameworks.    With the release of Komodo IDE 10.1, the platform expands its support for An...
Release of VMware Integrated OpenStack 3 Is Based On OpenStack Mitaka

Release of VMware Integrated OpenStack 3 Is Based On OpenStack Mitaka

Thursday, September 01, 2016 by

VMware made a number of announcements during its VMworld 2016 user conference in Las Vegas this week. Included is the availability of VMware Integrated OpenStack 3, the latest release of VMware's OpenStack distribution now based on the OpenStack Mitaka release.    VMware has introduced new features to make deploying OpenStack clouds simpler and mor...
Storyteller for JIRA Helps You Transition to Agile

Storyteller for JIRA Helps You Transition to Agile

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 by

Blueprint has announced “Storyteller for JIRA,” which will enable small and mid-sized businesses that are transitioning to Agile become more efficient, eliminating project delays by automatically generating high quality user stories and acceptance criteria and pushing them directly into JIRA.Storyteller for JIRA helps efficiency:- Defining customer journeys: Stakeh...
LISA 2016 Conference Will Provide 6 Days of System Administrator Training

LISA 2016 Conference Will Provide 6 Days of System Administrator Training

Friday, August 19, 2016 by

If you’re a system administrator, you’ll want to make plans now to go to Boston in early December to take in the LISA 2016 conference (Large Installation System Administration Conference). The event is hosted by USENIX, an association that brings together technical information and events for engineers, system administrators, scientists, and technicians to explore the mo...
Orasi Continues to Expand Big Data Offerings With Alteryx Partnership

Orasi Continues to Expand Big Data Offerings With Alteryx Partnership

Friday, August 19, 2016 by

Orasi Software has announced it has signed a full-service partnership agreement with Alteryx, Inc., the leader in self-service data blending and advanced analytics. The partnership is part of Orasi’s ongoing effort to expand its consulting, services and solutions to include big data. As part of the partnership agreement, Orasi will provide sales, implementation ser...
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...
Ben Markham Chats About Being a Big Data Developer With Apache Hadoop

Ben Markham Chats About Being a Big Data Developer With Apache Hadoop

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by

We recently sat down with Ben Markham, Big Data Architect, Xiilab and ODPi member about developing sensor data solutions, working with Hadoop, what the big data market looks like in South Korea, and how it is to develop for a South Korean company?ADM:You are a developer for Xiilab, what do you do for them?Markham: I develop applications with Spring and Java EE, whi...
Beyond Scaling Agile - Going Back to the Basics

Beyond Scaling Agile - Going Back to the Basics

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 by

It has now been 15 years since the Agile manifesto has come to life. The first decade of Agile showed a strong adoption of engineering practices and Scrum, demonstrating Agile was a viable approach at the team level to deliver business value. The last 5 years have seen a shift, focusing on scaling Agile at the IT department or even the whole organization. Solutions...
Tickets On Sale Now For GitHub Universe September 14-15

Tickets On Sale Now For GitHub Universe September 14-15

Saturday, August 13, 2016 by

GitHub Universe is the flagship user conference for the GitHub community. The event will be held in San Francisco on September 14 -15, and is intended for developers, operations and system administrators, technical leads, entrepreneurs, and business leaders. The event features two keynotes, six featured speakers, and twenty-four breakout sessions that dive deep into tec...
4 Ways Apps will Transform Enterprise Communication

4 Ways Apps will Transform Enterprise Communication

Saturday, August 13, 2016 by

For most businesses, employees are their most valuable asset. And yet, a recent Gallup poll reported that in 2015, a whopping 60+ percent of employees were either not engaged or were actively disengaged from their jobs. So why do employees feel disengaged? And how can mobile app development improve engagement? Employees often don’t understand how their wo...
5 Reasons Your Daily Scrum is Boring

5 Reasons Your Daily Scrum is Boring

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 by

When you ask someone “what’s Scrum?”, probably 9 times out of 10 they’ll start telling you about the Daily Scrum meeting.  Maybe they call it the “standup” or the “daily” or the “daily standup” but they’re talking about that meeting that you’re supposed to have every day if you’re doing Scrum.  Oh…and they almost invariably say that that meeting is “boring” or...
The Connected Marketer Takes a New Approach to Marketing

The Connected Marketer Takes a New Approach to Marketing

Tuesday, August 09, 2016 by

mCordis has announced the establishment of The Connected Marketer Institute to help brand marketers and marketing technology providers understand and adopt new strategies to serve connected individuals, in real-time, at scale.The Connected Marketer is a new marketing approach developed by mCordis.  It recognizes that the effectiveness of traditional marketing appro...
Filemaker Is Giving Away a New Service Business Toolkit to Help You Create Apps Faster

Filemaker Is Giving Away a New Service Business Toolkit to Help You Create Apps Faster

Wednesday, August 03, 2016 by

FileMaker, an Apple subsidiary, has introduced a new Service Business Toolkit providing insight into using getting started using the FileMaker app publishing platform and Idea to iPad Bundle, which provides licensing, training and customer support. The Service Business Toolkit is free and the Idea to iPad Bundle is available for sale at local Apple Stores and directly f...
Scrum.org Announces Significant Updates to Its Professional Scrum Master Assessment and Certification

Scrum.org Announces Significant Updates to Its Professional Scrum Master Assessment and Certification

Tuesday, August 02, 2016 by

Scrum.org has announced a restructuring of its Professional Scrum Master (PSM) assessment and certification products, as well as adding a new, additional level to the certification program. The purpose of these changes are to enhance the level of Scrum training and more clearly delineate certifications provided to Professional Scrum practitioners to demonstrate mor...
Mobile Marketing Consultant mCordis is Launching new Native App Marketing Course

Mobile Marketing Consultant mCordis is Launching new Native App Marketing Course

Thursday, July 28, 2016 by

mCordis has announced a new portal for online mobile marketing training courses. The first course available will be “An Introduction to Native Apps,” sponsored by app development company stable|kernel. The Native Apps course starts August 1 and will be available free of charge. Registration is available here.The short course provides an overview of native mobi...
Online Mobile Web Coding Conference to be Held October 12-14

Online Mobile Web Coding Conference to be Held October 12-14

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 by

O'Reilly is offering a three day online conference offering training on how to leverage mobile device hardware for responsive sites, progressive web apps (PWA), and optimized mobile interfaces. The conference will be held October 12–14 and training will be from 9AM – 1PM PDT.The interactive workshop focus on creating sites and applications that work across a wide variet...
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...
Tips for Scaling Retrospectives

Tips for Scaling Retrospectives

Monday, July 11, 2016 by

Having a retrospective is an important part of the inspect/adapt loop for any team. No matter the batch size of your work, from one item at a time to a month’s worth of work, it can be helpful for people to periodically and regularly look at how they’re operating and ask what they could change in their personal or work process to make things a bit better. That self intr...
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...
The Latest on the Android Print API for Enabling Print In Your Mobile App

The Latest on the Android Print API for Enabling Print In Your Mobile App

Saturday, July 09, 2016 by

We recently announced that we are working with the Mopria Alliance to conduct research into app publishers’ adoption and integration of print capabilities within Android apps. Included as part of the research is a short survey on developer interest and actual integration of print into apps (you can take the survey at the end of this article without leaving thi...
Using the Right Agile Tool for the Job

Using the Right Agile Tool for the Job

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by

"When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!" Huh? I don’t know; it’s something my father always said. I think he meant that if you don’t have the right tool for the job, you’ll use the tool you have. And if it’s the wrong tool, the job will suffer. Agile frameworks are tools of a sort. You might say that Scrum is like a wrench - requirin...
VMWare, Pinterest, Intel and Others Commit to Make Hiring Practices More Inclusive

VMWare, Pinterest, Intel and Others Commit to Make Hiring Practices More Inclusive

Saturday, June 25, 2016 by

As part of the Silicon Valleys Global Entrepreneurship Summit, 30 companies have committed to including more inclusive technology hiring practices as part of the Tech-Inclusion initiative. The companies are pledging to taking the following actions:- Implement and publish company-specific goals to recruit, retain, and advance diversetechnology ta...
Hey Coach! My Kind of Commitment

Hey Coach! My Kind of Commitment

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 by

Before we start this new article of "Hey Coach!", let me discuss a few points from my first article “How do I Get People to Do What I Want”. In writing that first article, I knew that it was a bit controversial to discuss the topic, but I did anyway.  As benign or controversial as it may seem, I was in no way saying that a coach should tell people what to do, ...
Orasi Software Announces New Delphix Service Program

Orasi Software Announces New Delphix Service Program

Monday, June 20, 2016 by

Orasi Software has created a new comprehensive Delphix service program for enterprise software teams engaged with SAP. Consulting and assistance is available for organization-wide deployment and adoption of Delphix data virtualization software as well as for user training and platform migration, including SAP HANA and SAP ASE migration.With the new program Orasi will he...
New Skytap Driver for Docker Machine Offers Native Functionality

New Skytap Driver for Docker Machine Offers Native Functionality

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 by

Skytap has announced the new Skytap Driver for Docker Machine which extends the native functionality of Docker Machine to Skytap Cloud. With this new feature, companies can modernize traditional on-premises application architectures to container architectures within Skytap Cloud, without impacting any currently in-use environments.The new Skytap Driver enables applicati...
Transforming Your Employees Into Active Participants Through App Engagement

Transforming Your Employees Into Active Participants Through App Engagement

Saturday, June 11, 2016 by

There is no doubt that our smartphones are highly valuable to us and have become an extension of our lives. Smartphones have changed how we live, work, create, and maintain relationships. Mobile platforms can improve awareness and engagement around corporate values and significantly enhance the corporate, organizational and community event and initiative experience. &n...
Prioritizing Proactivity in a Complex IT World

Prioritizing Proactivity in a Complex IT World

Friday, June 10, 2016 by

As a business’s technology infrastructure grows in complexity, IT teams struggle to take a proactive approach to infrastructure monitoring. Furthermore, the C-suite is placing more emphasis on IT’s responsibility to drive the business forward, adding additional pressure to the need to get ahead of performance problems or system outages before they occur. We sat dow...
Google Announces First Group of Certified Google Developers

Google Announces First Group of Certified Google Developers

Thursday, June 09, 2016 by

Last December Google created the Google Developers Agency program, a global initiative by the Google’s Developer Relations team to work more closely with app development agencies by providing personalized training through local events and hangouts, dedicated content, priority support from product and developer relations teams, and early access to upcoming developer prod...
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...
Orasi Software and Saltworks Security Form New Application Security Venture

Orasi Software and Saltworks Security Form New Application Security Venture

Monday, June 06, 2016 by

Orasi Software and Saltworks Security have announced an agreement to form a new cooperative venture, where Orasi will contribute quality-focused solution sales, support, consulting and training services that leverage Saltworks application security services. The resulting collaboration will offer an all-inclusive security offering of planning, deployment, training and on...
WaveMaker Releases Updates to Rapid Application Development Platform

WaveMaker Releases Updates to Rapid Application Development Platform

Thursday, June 02, 2016 by

WaveMaker has announced the availability of new professional services for its RAD platform which provides a no-code rapid application development environment. At the core of the platform is the ability to facilitate rapid prototyping, which allows developers to create “real looking” apps quickly that reveals the core functionality of an app rapidly, without necessitatin...
New SAP Cybersecurity Report

New SAP Cybersecurity Report

Wednesday, June 01, 2016 by

Onapsis has released a new SANS report, “Blueprint for CIS Control Application: Securing the SAP Landscape”, that maps SAP cybersecurity to the CIS Critical Security Controls for Effective Cyber Defense. The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. The CIS Critical Security Controls are a set of internationally re...
Ciena Adds New DevOps Toolkit for Virtualized Services

Ciena Adds New DevOps Toolkit for Virtualized Services

Saturday, May 28, 2016 by

Ciena has added a new DevOps Toolkit to its Blue Planet network and service orchestration platform that helps companies with the creation and delivery of new on-demand, virtualized services within their SDN and NFV enabled networks.The DevOps Toolkit features a set of software development tools that can be utilized by network operators’ in-house personnel, and in collab...
Red Hat Summit to Be Held in San Francisco June 27 - 30

Red Hat Summit to Be Held in San Francisco June 27 - 30

Friday, May 27, 2016 by

The Red Hat Summit will be held June 27 – 30 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The open source technology event will showcase the latest innovations in cloud computing, platform, virtualization, middleware, storage, and systems management technologies. The event will include:General Sessions - There are 6 general sessions intended for all Red Hat Summit attendees....
You'll Have Debt - Get Used to it!

You'll Have Debt - Get Used to it!

Thursday, May 26, 2016 by

In the classic The Mythical Man-Month, author Fred Brooks speaks of the intricacies of software development. This collection of essays is a must read for any IT professional, particularly when the reader learns about the concept behind Brook’s Law: Adding manpower to a late software project actually makes it later. While many other intricacies o...
Connect 2016 Conference Will Focus on API Integration Initiatives

Connect 2016 Conference Will Focus on API Integration Initiatives

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 by

Connect 2016 will be held on May 21 - 25 in San Francisco at the Hilton Union Square. The event will focus on how to initiate API integration into business initiatives and provide exposure to using API connectivity tools to increase IT’s impact on revenue.Connect 2016 is hosted by Mulesoft and offers 40 plus breakout sessions, hands-on training & certification, demo...
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...
US Department of Commerce Opens Data Academy for Data-Driven Decision Training

US Department of Commerce Opens Data Academy for Data-Driven Decision Training

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 by

The US Department of Commerce is now offering the Commerce Data Academy to help educate and empower employees within the Department of Commerce to make data-driven decisions. The academy is tasked with enhancing the contribution of data to the economy by helping the 12 Bureaus of the U.S. Department of Commerce create and develop projects to advance the Department's mis...
Make School Summer Developer Training Includes VR and Gaming

Make School Summer Developer Training Includes VR and Gaming

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 by

The Make School Summer Academy located in San Francisco is offering a Summer Academy series designed to teach product development in four tracks areas: Intro to Swift Development, Gaming Development, VR Development and iOS App Development.The deadline to apply is May 15 and pricing for each Academy varies by track. Tuition assistance is available. Here is an overview of...
NEC and Netcracker Launch New Agile Virtualization Platform and Practice

NEC and Netcracker Launch New Agile Virtualization Platform and Practice

Monday, May 09, 2016 by

NEC Corporation and Netcracker Technology have teamed to launch a new Agile Virtualization Platform and Practice (AVP), which offers a set of tools, platforms and services for Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).With the new AVP solution, NEC and Netcracker will help service providers move their operations, business processes and...
Apple and SAP to Introduce New iOS SDK for HANA Cloud Platform

Apple and SAP to Introduce New iOS SDK for HANA Cloud Platform

Monday, May 09, 2016 by

Apple and SAP have announced that they are working together to create a new iOS SDK to leverage the SAP HANA Cloud platform.The companies plan to introduce a new SAP HANA Cloud Platform SDK that will allow developers to build iOS apps for iPhone and iPad, based on SAP HANA Cloud Platform, SAP’s open platform as a service. These native apps will provide access to core da...
Why Agile Will Work This Time

Why Agile Will Work This Time

Monday, May 09, 2016 by

The Burning QuestionLast year, I was facilitating a workshop on Agile and began the conversation, as usual, with introductions. I asked each attendee what was the most important, burning question that brought them to the workshop. One of the attendees replied -“We have been trying to introduce Agile to our company for so many years and it does not seem to have help...
Upgrade Job Skills with Java Enterprise App DevOps Training

Upgrade Job Skills with Java Enterprise App DevOps Training

Friday, May 06, 2016 by

NIIT, as part of its recently introduced DigiNxt Series, is launching “Java Enterprise Apps with DevOps”, the company’s first program in its new project-based learning series.The Java Enterprise Apps with DevOps program lasts 14 weeks and will encompass various aspects of enterprise app development, covering the following objectives:- Understand and implement object-ori...
Advances in IT Labor Force Training Fails to Halt Drop in US Productivity

Advances in IT Labor Force Training Fails to Halt Drop in US Productivity

Monday, May 02, 2016 by

Despite technical advances and a more skilled IT labor force, productivity in the US since the early 2000s has decreased sharply.  The specifics of why this has occurred have been outlined in a new research offering written by Gregory Daco, Head of US Macroeconomics, at Oxford Economics.Among his findings on the decline of US productivity:- Despite the recent raft ...
Orasi Software Now a Certified Partner for Tasktop's DevOps Integration Technology

Orasi Software Now a Certified Partner for Tasktop's DevOps Integration Technology

Friday, April 22, 2016 by

Orasi Software has announced that it is now a Certified Services Partner for Tasktop, a provider of software lifecycle integration (SLI) solutions and creator of the Eclipse Mylyn open source tool. As a Certified Services Partner, Orasi will provide consulting and deployment services for Tasktop and will be eligible for evaluation and non-production licenses to help cus...
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...
Google Updates TensorFlow Open Source Machine Learning Platform

Google Updates TensorFlow Open Source Machine Learning Platform

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 by

Google’s TensorFlow is an open source software library for numerical computation using data flow graphs. The architecture provides the ability to deploy computation to one or more CPUs or GPUs in a desktop, server, or mobile device with a single API.It its recent release of TensorFlow 0.8, Google is introducing distributed computing support, including everything needed ...
Upcoming STAR Software Application Testing Conferences for 2016

Upcoming STAR Software Application Testing Conferences for 2016

Monday, April 18, 2016 by

The STAR conferences series will be held at three locations in North America this year focusing on software testing and quality improvement. The event covers the latest software testing technologies, concepts and tools covering the spectrum from established practices to emerging trends in test techniques, test management, test automation, mobile testing, agile testing, ...
G2G3 Launches New DevOps Simulation Training

G2G3 Launches New DevOps Simulation Training

Sunday, April 17, 2016 by

G2G3 is introducing a new DevOps simulation training program which focuses on the people aspects of change, highlighting how taking an immersive approach to learning how to overcome long standing business habits that can present a challenge for DevOps implementation. The DevOps simulations are a form of experiential learning that involve putting people into a reali...
Blue University LIVE Provides IoT Bluetooth Technology Training for Developers

Blue University LIVE Provides IoT Bluetooth Technology Training for Developers

Thursday, April 14, 2016 by

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced the 2016 dates for its Blue University LIVE, a global series of full-day training sessions for developers new to Bluetooth technology. Blue University LIVE provides the opportunity for developers to learn how to build and connect Bluetooth enabled products. The in-person training sessions gives developers the...
About Self-Organizing Teams

About Self-Organizing Teams

Monday, April 11, 2016 by

A question from a budding Scrum Master, who is transitioning from a background as a traditional project manager:“In order to promote team bonding and self-organization, from now on I am going to try something new with the team. In the sprint planning meeting, instead of me breaking down the tasks for user stories between each team member, I am going to just identify tas...
How Developers Can Use TeamViewer to Integrate Remote Access Technology

How Developers Can Use TeamViewer to Integrate Remote Access Technology

Wednesday, April 06, 2016 by

We recently visited with Alfredo Patron, Vice President of Business Development at TeamViewer, to talk about how app developers can utilize the platform’s remote support, remote access, and online meeting functionality through TeamViewer’s APIs and SDK.ADM: Can you quickly detail TeamViewer’s main functionalities?Patron: TeamViewer offers cloud-based remote support and ...
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...
Cloud Hosting Provider iland Announces New API and SDKs

Cloud Hosting Provider iland Announces New API and SDKs

Monday, April 04, 2016 by

Cloud hosting provider iland has announced its new cloud API, providing companies with the ability to access cloud data, deploy workloads, and integrate the iland cloud into their own management tools. Along with the Restful API release, the company is releasing Python, Java and Golang software development kits (SDKs).The iland Enterprise Cloud Services-Advanced Securit...
Insight Into Using Progress Software's Project Garage Incubator

Insight Into Using Progress Software's Project Garage Incubator

Thursday, March 24, 2016 by

We recently visited with Richard (Rich) J. Rosenthal Co-founder of PICS to discuss how his company used the development incubator “Project Garage” to create a new mobile app in an intensive sprint. Project Garage provides a hands-on learning approach to mobile application development that has become an increasingly popular choice for companies that need to launch a new ...
Hey Coach! How Do I Get People to Do What I Need?

Hey Coach! How Do I Get People to Do What I Need?

Thursday, March 24, 2016 by

In this edition of “Hey Coach!” we will discuss this critical question: “How do I get people to do what I need?”Maybe an obvious question - since by definition, this should be a core capability of coaches. Except that on many occasions I have heard it time and time again. Since the fall of our love affair with the word “Control”, people have found new ways to expre...
Optimizing Developers Time With Adaptive Databases

Optimizing Developers Time With Adaptive Databases

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by

We recently took a deep dive into adaptive databases with Chad Jones, the Chief Strategy Officer at Deep Information Sciences, whose deepSQL platform offers an adaptive, application-aware database that unifies operational transactions and real-time analytics while using machine learning to automatically adapt to application demands at cloud scale.ADM: How do database li...
Worrying Interpretations of Scrum

Worrying Interpretations of Scrum

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 by

Over 80% of all Agile teams worldwide indicate they have adopted Scrum. The mission of Scrum.org is to improve the profession of software development. We are humbled by the improvement Scrum has brought to the industry. We find motivation in continuing the path of maturing the understanding of Scrum around the world. Scrum is outgrowing its teenage years - in ...
Meet the Woman Who Is Teaching Salesforce Users to Build and Customize Apps

Meet the Woman Who Is Teaching Salesforce Users to Build and Customize Apps

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 by

We recently visited with Leah McGowen-Hare, Master Technical Instructor at Salesforce, to talk about here experiences as a technology trainer.ADM: Can you tell us about your role at Salesforce? McGowen-Hare: I am a Master Technical Trainer with Salesforce. I share my passion for teaching with Salesforce customers and employees on a daily basis, empowering them with...
The 9 Smells of an Organization

The 9 Smells of an Organization

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 by

A few months ago I first watched ”The Smell of the Place,” a speech by Prof. Sumantra Ghoshal. It's about corporate environments and the faults of management in creating a positive workplace. In organizations, it's all about the context. This has a huge impact on the behavior of employees. "Changing people's behavior is not about changing people, but chan...
CA Technologies Ryan Polk Discusses CA's Agile Management Portfolio

CA Technologies Ryan Polk Discusses CA's Agile Management Portfolio

Monday, March 14, 2016 by

Ryan Polk, VP of Product Management at CA Technologies, reached out to us to discuss CA’s approach to agile management and provide insight into the products and services available to help companies adopt an agile methodology. ADM: How does the Agile Management portfolio that CA introduced help the enterprise succeed in the application economy? Polk: The app ec...
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...
The Agile Mnemonic

The Agile Mnemonic

Monday, March 07, 2016 by

Mnemonic Definition:“Aiding or designed to aid the memory”I have often been in situation where people want a summary of Agile. Being too busy with work (and life), they want it straight and simple so they can have something quick and easy which they can recall when we talk about Agile. Even at the end of a class, I have met students who look for a simple way to remember...
Fanatic Discipline is Critical to Success for Agile Transformation

Fanatic Discipline is Critical to Success for Agile Transformation

Monday, February 29, 2016 by

In Jim Collins and Morten T. Hansen’s book Great by Choice, a comparison is made between two expeditions to Antarctica in 1911. One of the expeditions mentioned is that of Roald Amundsen, the Norwegian who was first to step on the South Pole. The other is the tragic expedition of Robert Falcon Scott, which happened at around the same time but, unfortunately ended ...
IBM Announces New and Advanced Watson APIs on the Cloud

IBM Announces New and Advanced Watson APIs on the Cloud

Saturday, February 27, 2016 by

IBM has announced new and expanded cognitive APIs for developers that enhance Watson’s emotional and visual senses, further extending the capabilities of the industry’s largest and most diverse set of cognitive technologies and tools. Three APIs, Tone Analyzer, Emotion Analysis and Visual Recognition, are now available in beta. Additionally, Text to Speech (TTS) ha...
The Product Owner Role When Scaling Scrum

The Product Owner Role When Scaling Scrum

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 by

A Scrum team is made up of a Product Owner, development team and Scrum master. This model works incredibly well at the team level. But what happens to the Product Owner role when we scale up? Product Owner at the Single Team Level The Scrum guide is a model of precise and clarity. In only 17 pages (16 if you exclude the end note and acknowledgements) it descri...
2016 Virtual Reality Analytics Web Summit Will Be On March 16

2016 Virtual Reality Analytics Web Summit Will Be On March 16

Monday, February 22, 2016 by

Greenlight VR will host the 2016 Virtual Reality Analytics Web Summit on March 16 providing education on the expanding generation of analytics solutions for the virtual reality industry. The event offers eight hours of presentations via WebEx.Registration before February 24 is $119 and after that date is $299. Participants in the San Francisco area will also have the op...
Mitigating Data Exposure Risks on z Systems

Mitigating Data Exposure Risks on z Systems

Friday, February 19, 2016 by

We visited with Ashok Reddy, CA Technologies’ General Manager – Mainframe, to discuss how the CA Data Content Discovery helps identify data exposure risks on z Systems and reduces these risks by scanning through the mainframe data infrastructure so that the right business decisions can be made to secure, encrypt, archive, or delete the data identified based on its sensi...
VMware Updates Its Virtual SAN Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) Software

VMware Updates Its Virtual SAN Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) Software

Monday, February 15, 2016 by

VMware Updates Its Virtual SAN Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) SoftwareVMware has released the next edition of its VMware Virtual SAN hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software. The solution consists of VMware vSphere, Virtual SAN and vCenter Server which transforms x86 servers and direct-attached storage into HCI systems.VMware Virtual SAN is designed to be a s...
InterConnect 2016 Delves Into Cloud & Mobile Technologies

InterConnect 2016 Delves Into Cloud & Mobile Technologies

Friday, February 05, 2016 by

Over 24,000 people will gather together to take a deep dive into cloud & mobile technologies at InterConnect 2016 which will be held at the MGM Grand & Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV on February 21 – 25.The IBM sponsored event will offer tutorials and courses on cloud & mobile tools and open standards technologies for all phases of the app development lifecyc...

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