IT Applications: How to Create a Culture of Quality

CEB IT

Over the past several years, those in charge of IT applications teams have emphasized the need for their staff to be as quick as possible in getting applications in to day-to-day use. But this mindset can lead to low quality applications development and time-consuming rework.

Unconventional Metrics for IT Applications Portfolio Investment

CEB IT

One of the perennial jobs for IT applications teams who develop and maintain in-house software applications is to manage the portfolio of existing apps used by the company. And what separates the good from bad investment decisions in the applications budget is economic insight.

The Challenges Of Moving Old Applications Into A New Cloud

The Accidental Successful CIO

The Challenges Of Old Applications. We all have applications like this. When it comes to legacy applications, the person in the CIO position has a hands off policy. Supporting an application that now lives in the cloud can cause problems for many CIOs.

IT Applications: 3 Changes Needed to Run Agile at Scale

CEB IT

Most applications teams have brought in coaches and new tools to help them and nearly half are trying to implement enterprise frameworks like SAFe , according to CEB data.

Uninstall MSI by Application Name

Mick's IT Blog

Here is a function that will uninstall an MSI installed application by the name of the app. You just need to enter Adobe Reader as the application name and the desired switches. Update: This is the third revision of the function that will uninstall an MSI by its application name.

12 Warning Signs of Bad Application Architecture

Social, Agile and Transformation

At a #CIOChat this weekend we were asked about warning signs for bad architecture. Here was my quick response capturing just a tweet-sized summary of architecture that "smells bad" - Too slow making biz needs. Too difficult/complex to explain to new technologists. Lack of defined integration process (closed system). Can’t be deployed to the cloud. Performance or stability issues. #. cio cloud computing it management software development software qa

Why web application development projects fail (and what IT can do about it)

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Over the past 37 years in the application development software industry, we’ve seen it all. In this article, we’ll cover a few of the most common problems that derail a web application development project, and give you some tips on how to avoid them.

IT Applications: Four Ways Business Analysts are ‘Going Digital’

CEB IT

IT applications teams, who develop software in house for companies, employ business analysts to deal with internal customers and make sure the software is as useful as it can be. Blog Collaborate Across the Organization Information Technology IT Applications

PowerShell: Installed Applications Report

Mick's IT Blog

While working on the new Windows 10 build for my firm, it came up about updating the old script that generates a custom list of installed applications to a.CSV file on a weekly basis. The purpose of this report is so the build team has a concise list of optional applications they need to install during a replacement build for a user. This file contains a list of the applications you do not want to be included in the report. It also removes copies of application names.

The cloud can’t fix poor application performance

David Linthicum

Have you heard the fairy tale that application performance on the cloud is automatically optimized, without any effort from developers or administrators? Although elasticity does let you scale on demand by provisioning servers, or perhaps automatically these days using serverless computing technology, the elasticity concept unto itself does not guarantee well-performing applications.

Touch Screen Linux Applications

IT Toolbox

Today I would like to talk about a few of the applications that allow me to get the most out of the touch screen on my Linux computer

Linux 100

Top 10 business applications stories of 2016

Computer Weekly

Artificial intelligence and machine learning, along with the internet of things, have been the emerging elements in business applications in 2016. Cloud, too, has shaped supplier agendas

Application Build Reporting for MDT and SCCM

Mick's IT Blog

This new script I have written is designed to query the programs and features registry entries to verify if an application is installed and to write that verification to a.CSV file. It was going to grab the name of the application that was exactly how it was listed in programs and features.

Application Migration: Know Your Options

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Featured Virtualization applications cloudStuck with a challenge app? Don't worry - you have options Read More.

IT Applications: How to Hire a ‘Digital-Ready’ Developer

CEB IT

Faced with a line-up of eager applicants, and after a day of repetitive interviews, it’s never been easy for managers to predict which job candidate will actually be the most successful in the job that’s up for grabs. For IT applications teams that develop software in-house for large companies, this proportion is likely to rise in the next few years. Two approaches from applications teams in CEB’s network will help.

IT Applications: Four Roles for Business Analysts to Play on Agile Projects

CEB IT

But as applications teams start using the Agile approach to software development more and more, and as that changes the way all of IT need to work together , applications managers have had to think hard about how to help business analysts (BAs) work within this new process.

Top 10 business applications stories of 2017

Computer Weekly

Indirect licensing of SAP software was the big story, with SAP’s victory over Diageo in the High Court proving a tinderbox. AI, machine learning and blockchain oscillated between hype and reality

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Case Study: Breaking the application delivery bottleneck

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Many businesses face an application development bottleneck. Application development efforts can’t keep up with business demands. As a result, business users are often stuck waiting around for the applications they need.

University of Manchester launches city fitness application

Computer Weekly

University’s health research centre is using gamification to get people active as part of the Manchester CityVerve smart city demonstrator

TSB moves to Microsoft cloud applications

Computer Weekly

TSB bank is moving more of its productivity business software to the cloud, with Microsoft 365 products next in line

Brother moves core internal applications to Amazon cloud

Computer Weekly

Manufacturer Brother has moved its back-office and customer-facing systems to the Amazon cloud using public and hybrid models

Cern to track job applicants ‘at the speed of light’

Computer Weekly

The nuclear research laboratory in Geneva, famous for tracking sub-atomic particles, is developing a cloud service to track of thousands of people who apply for jobs each year

5 enterprise web application development trends to watch in 2018

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

So, where is enterprise application development headed in the coming year? Your organization’s ability to develop software applications for this web-based world plays a major role in your overall success. How can your business use web application development as a competitive edge?

Most cloud applications not GDPR-ready, report reveals

Computer Weekly

Just 2% of more than 15,000 enterprise cloud application analysed are GDPR-ready, according to a cloud risk report

Understanding Application Containers and OS-Level Virtualization

Data Center Knowledge

Application container platforms like Docker are enabling creation of better distributed systems Read More. Cloud Computing application container cloud

How To ‘Refactor’ Monolithic Applications into Microservices

Data Center Knowledge

Monoliths put business logic into the core of the application, implemented by modules that define services, domain objects and events. Read More. Industry Perspectives

PowerShell: Uninstall MSI by Application Name

Mick's IT Blog

Here is a function that will uninstall an MSI installed application by the name of the app. You just need to enter Adobe Reader as the application name and the desired switches. You do not need to input the entire name either. For instance, say you are uninstalling all previous versions of Adobe Reader. Adobe Reader is always labeled Adobe Reader X, Adobe Reader XI, and so forth.

Webinar Replay: How to mobilize your business applications

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

To make matters worse, they lack the time and skills needed to mobilize their business applications. If you’re struggling with these problems, check out our on-demand webinar and learn how to mobilize your business applications. They expect applications to work across any device.

Business applications embrace IoT, blockchain to face future

Computer Weekly

Next-generation ERP systems could intersect with IoT, blockchain and smart contracts to drive a new wave of automation aimed at operational efficiency

Solarflare’s Application Nanosecond TCP Send

CTOvision

Certain classes of network application fall into the category of high-performance request-response applications. These applications require either very low latency (<< 1μs) between receipt of request and transmission of response, the ability to handle a very large number of such transactions (>>100ktps), or both. Marty Meehan.

Hybrid MongoDB / SQL Applications

SPF13

MongoDB is often used alongside a relational database such as Oracle or MySQL. It is often unclear when one should use one or the other, or if a combination is really ideal. During this online presentation, we will discuss the ideal use cases for each, and how they can be used in conjunction. We’ll make sure to touch on several real world examples. The full recording can be found at 10gen’s site at [link

Are You An Application Or An Infrastructure CIO?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Does a CIO have to choose between applications and infrastructure? Which do you favor more – applications or infrastructure ? There’s the (somewhat) glamorous world of application development and then there is the infrastructure team.

Santander launches video mortgage application service

Computer Weekly

Spanish bank to roll out video technology for mortgage services at 63 branches in the UK following a successful trial