Unconventional Metrics for IT Applications Portfolio Investment


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.

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

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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: 3 Changes Needed to Run Agile at Scale


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.

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

IT Applications: How to Create a Culture of Quality


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.

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


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

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

Install Dynamic Applications using SCCM CB Full Standalone Media


The post Install Dynamic Applications using SCCM CB Full Standalone Media appeared first on Anoops. ConfigMgr (SCCM) ConfigMgr CB ConfigMgr Standalone media creation featured Install Dynamic Applications SCCM CB Full Standalone Media with Applications SCCM CB Standalone Media

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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?

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

PowerShell: Pin and Unpin Applications to the Start Menu and Taskbar

Mick's IT Blog

I am in the middle of building a new Windows 10 image and testing out all of the GPOs and applications. The first of the features I added is being able to generate an official list of all applications on the machine that are listed within the specified GUID. Name -eq $Application }).verbs()

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.

British breakthrough for IoT- based business applications this year

Computer Weekly

Internet of things-based business applications could be mainstream tools in the UK by the end of this year

Reasons Why Application Lifecycle Management Is Important

IT Toolbox

ALM outlines methodologies which are to be used during software development and the tools that can help improve efficiency

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UC Value Drivers in 2017 - Application-Driven

IT Toolbox

As this series progresses, it might be easy to conclude that telephony has no place with collaboration in 2017. Messaging seems to have taken over, but voice will always have a role. Real-time communication remains essential for collaboration, but less of it will be running over fixed line phone systems

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.

Hortilux uses Mendix-powered application to digitise greenhouses

Computer Weekly

Grow light maker shifts from product to digitally enabled service to support greenhouse growers

4 Reasons Why Citizen Developers May Be The Next Big Thing in Application Development

Social, Agile and Transformation

I must be behind the times because last week was the first time I heard the term "Citizen Developer", a term Gartner defines as a user who creates new business applications for consumption by others using. development and runtime environments sanctioned by corporate IT. They are referring to a business user and not a software developer in IT, and are careful to distinguish this from Rogue-IT. agile software development cio citizen development cloud computing enterprise 2.0

PowerShell: Uninstall Windows 10 Built-In Applications with Verification

Mick's IT Blog

It can also uninstall multiple app via a text file containing the application names. I am in the beginning stages of building a Windows 10 image for the firm I work at. One of the things that needs to be configured is the built-in apps. Obviously, we do not want all of them. You maybe wondering why you would use this over GPO or DSC.

Deploying Your Cloud: Three Real-World Applications and Use-Cases

Data Center Knowledge

Let’s talk about cloud. Not that we don’t normally talk cloud, but let’s actually focus on a few specific use-cases. Before we dive in, it’s very important to see that very soon cloud will simply become a normal part of your data center and business process. A recent Cisco Service Provider report. Cloud Computing Shared

Hovis boosts job applications after HR tech roll-out

Computer Weekly

Baker and flour miller expects a quick payback from HR technology project

Dell Automatic BIOS, Application, and Driver Updates in Build

Mick's IT Blog

You can see in the script that I have defined BIOS, Drivers, and Applications meaning if you select any of these, that is all that will be installed. The first thing, don't enter it as an application.

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The network is the application: Why APIs are agents of change

Computer Weekly

Today, applications are beginning to offer the real network valueSun Microsystems once described the network as the computer.

Use Your CRM Application to Build Repeat Customer Sales

IT Toolbox

After converting a prospect to a consumer, too many salespeople think that the hard work is over. It’s time to move on to the next opportunity. Abandoning a new customer is a costly oversight. Sixty-one percent of small and mid-sized businesses report

Agile Plus DevOps Is Slowly But Steadily Reaching Enterprise Scale

Forrester IT

Agile is still alive and well and in demand, according to Forrester’s Agile adoption panel. This year, our biannual survey tracking the health of Agile initiatives focused on the main challenge: Agile at scale.

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

Cybersecurity: A vertical industry application?

Network World

Generic security requirements will remain forever, but I see a burgeoning trend transforming cybersecurity from a set of horizontal technologies to a vertical industry application. bank demands language skills and business process and regulatory knowledge that isn’t applicable for attacking banks in France or Germany. This is the big Papi of change agents for cybersecurity, as industry IoT applications will radically alter business processes, technology elements and threats.

IT Applications: Three Questions You Should Ask About the Applications Portfolio


For IT applications teams – whose job it is to develop software for a company in-house – this focus on digitization gives them a great opportunity to discuss the applications portfolio roadmap.

How to Increase Lead Generation with New CRM Applications

IT Toolbox

The latest customer relationship management (CRM) applications have introduced new features not available in legacy solutions, as well as more accessible deployment options for businesses of all sizes. These two characteristics combined for massive growth, with Forbes reporting a projected $127.5 billion market by 2018. CRM vendors are making heavy investments in their solutions to try to gain a

Systems Application Architecture (SAA) Part 1

IT Toolbox

Common communications support was designed to interconnect SAA applications, systems, networks, and devices

Mobile Application Security in 2016


Arxan recently did a 5th annual State of Application Security report, which takes an in-depth look into the security of some of the most popular mobile health and mobile finance applications available. How safe is your app? And how do you feel about the security of the apps you install?

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