The Future of Operations: A Developer

Forrester IT

Additionally, as the velocity of change increases - and will continue to increase - the premise that we can continue to manage these systems with our traditional methods is no longer true. If You Create, You Develop - We're All Developers Now. Systems Administrator.

Microsoft launches Project Bonsai, an AI development platform for industrial systems

Venture Beast

Microsoft's Project Bonsai, which enables companies to develop autonomous control systems using AI, is now generally available. Read More.

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Sysadmins: You're All Developers Now

Forrester IT

In a past life I was a system administrator, or "sysadmin" I enjoyed it, but even in those halcyon days of remoting into servers and driving to the office at 2 AM (hoping the server room wasn't on fire), I knew I had a limited shelf life. In the age of the customer, admins need to be just as dynamic as their developer brethren. In other words, you need to become a developer. Application Development Methodologies. Development & Operations (DevOps).

Learn to love legacy systems

David Linthicum

I’ve used the term “legacy system” in meetings and been quickly taken to the woodshed by the language police for saying something that was a clear pejorative. Even here I’ve started saying “traditional system” instead. I’ve been corrected more than once.

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Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

If you want to make your development team squirm, ask them about database schema changes or API versioning. Most development teams struggle with changing database schemas and updating API versions without breaking existing code. Alex Rasmussen is an expert in helping teams through these struggles. His talk will examine database schema changes and API versioning as two instances of schema evolution: how your systems respond when the structure of your structured data changes.

Apple Pays Developer $100,000 for Finding Serious Bug in ‘Sign In With Apple’ System


Apple has paid developer Bhavuk Jain a $100,000 bounty for finding a serious bug in its “Sign in with Apple” login system that could have allowed malicious actors to take over a user’s account on specific websites and apps.

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4 Tips to Develop an Automated Feedback System


Businesses need to put up feedback systems that will not only attract customers but retain them. Putting up an automated feedback system that collects information about customer reactions and desires is useful for decision-making, solving customer issues, and influencing product roadmap. Customers determine everything, from sales to product enhancement and delivery.

Developers: Will AI Run You Out Of Your Job?

Forrester IT

Actually, if you are or were a developer, you've probably already written or used software programs that can generate other software programs. But that's not what I am talking about: I am talking about a robot (or bot) or AI software system that, if given a business requirement in natural language, can write the code to implement it -- or even come up with its own idea and write a program for it. Application Development.

How virtual IT labs help software developers' CRM systems

IT Toolbox

Software development companies are turning to cloud-based applications to help them with sophisticated CRM activities that otherwise would consume mountains of vital time. They are seeking safe, secure, easily accessible cloud environments that can be used for customer support scenarios, regardless of how complex the customer’s environment is. For example, software companies

Waltz of the Wizard’s new movement system works with Oculus Quest hand-tracking

Venture Beast

AR/VR Games Aldin Developments category-/Computers & Electronics/Consumer Electronics/Game Systems & Consoles category-/Games/Computer & Video Games category-/Science hand tracking Oculus Quest VR hand-tracking Waltz of the Wizard Waltz of the Wizard: Extended Edition

60 Days. 100+ Inquiries and Briefings. 4 Things You Should Know.

Forrester IT

If you missed my intro blog, “A New Rhythm in HCM“, here’s the summary: I’m new to Forrester after more than 25 years working for software vendors, including, most recently SAP, where I was a part of SAP SuccessFactors product leadership team.

Reimagine Apprenticeships for Today’s Talent Development


Gartner defines apprenticeships as a system of training and development across the enterprise on the skills and competencies of critical roles with on-the-job training, accompanying study and work that further agency objectives. Using your strategic plan as the guide, determine the skills the apprenticeship should develop. Step 8: Develop the program plan. The post Reimagine Apprenticeships for Today’s Talent Development appeared first on Smarter With Gartner.

Darktrace: Enterprise Immune System technology


Darktrace is one of the world’s fastest-growing cyber defense companies and the leader in Enterprise Immune System technology, a new category of cyber solutions based on pioneering Bayesian mathematics developed at the University of Cambridge.

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Amazon Aurora development team wins the 2019 ACM SIGMOD Systems Award

All Things Distributed

This week, the developers of Amazon Aurora have won the 2019 Association for Computing Machinery's (ACM) Special Interest Group on Management of Data (SIGMOD) Systems Award.

Uber open-sources Plato for developing and testing conversational AI


Tools like Google’s Dialogflow, Microsoft’s Bot Framework, and Amazon’s Lex make it easier than it used to be, and the folks at Uber hope to eliminate any remaining barriers with a development platform all their own. It’s called Plato Research Dialog System, and it was released […]. Designing conversational AI isn’t as Sysiphean as it sounds.

HMRC reaches halfway point on project to develop new UK customs IT system

Computer Weekly

The new system for handling customs at UK borders is 50% complete, says HMRC - but CEO warns he cannot give guarantees over Brexit deadline

2019 will be the year of the cloud system maker

David Linthicum

Related to the hacker culture, it represents a technology-based extension of the DIY culture that revels in the creation of new devices or systems. For me to feel like I’m accomplishing anything, I need to build physical things such as racing drones, motorcycles, books, on-demand video courses, and, yes, cloud-based software systems. Keep up with the latest developments in cloud computing with InfoWorld’s Cloud Computing newsletter. ].

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DARPA looking to develop drone destroying, personnel protection system

Network World

Looking to protect military personnel from a swarming drone attack is the goal behind a new system that the researchers from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency are set to develop. The three-phase program, called Mobile Force Protection will in the next few years potentially develop a prototype system that could sense an attack, identify the attacker and then use a number of techniques, from communications jamming to capturing mid-flight any attacking drones.

New ISACA Guide Explores Turbulent Cybersecurity Environment For Industrial Control Systems


ISACA, a global professional association serving 140,000 professionals, has published a new guide about the current cybersecurity threat for industrial control systems (ICS). Regardless of their differences, threat agents and attack vectors are the same for both systems.

Embrace DBaaS to Speed Up Mobile App Development


As enterprises work to rapidly embrace the mobile revolution, both for their workforce and to engage more deeply with their customers, the pressure is on for IT to support the tools needed by their application developers. Mobile application developers are working with a massive variety of technologies and platforms, but one trend that stands out is the rapid adoption of NoSQL database engines and the use of Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) platforms and services to run them.

Legacy System Modernization 101

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Legacy system modernization is a complex topic. Every system is different. What is legacy system modernization? As business systems age, they have more trouble supporting modern business needs. But, modernization is more than just a modern system.

7 web application development challenges you can’t ignore

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: As technology evolves at breakneck speed, it brings new opportunities and challenges to web application development. As a result, your web application development process becomes a vital part of your business. What does a modern web application development process look like?

One election-system vendor uses developers in Serbia

Network World

Voting machines are privately manufactured and developed and, as with other many other IT systems, the code is typically proprietary. The use of proprietary systems in elections has its critics.

Generative Adversary Networks: A very exciting development in Artificial Intelligence


These observations make it important to discuss ways to optimize security of AI along with overall functionality of our systems. It describes ways to use unsupervised machine learning to help systems improve, including improving in environments that include deception. Bob Gourley.

The Evolution of Systems Requires an Evolution of Systems Engineers–the latest from O’Reilly


Systems and site reliability engineers, architects, and application developers must create new strategies to meet industry shifts and their constraints. James Turnbull and Ines Sombra look at the changes in two different but overlapping spheres: changes to technology and changes to methodology in this succinct articulation: The evolution of systems requires an evolution of systems […].

8 enterprise web application development trends to watch in 2020

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: As digital technologies transform the business landscape, web development becomes increasingly important. In the near future, those who keep up with changing development trends will have an advantage over those who don’t. What does that mean for web app development?

ECB takes on PayPal with instant payment system


The European Central Bank launched on Friday a new system aimed at letting banks settle payments instantly across Europe, helping them to compete with PayPal and other global tech giants. Developed in just over a year, the ECB’s TARGET Instant Payment Settlement (TIPS) system will let people and companies in Europe transfer euros to each other […].

Volvo partners Google to develop Android for cars

Computer Weekly

Car manufacturer and web giant are jointly developing an Android-based in-car infotainment system

The Next Phase of Agile Development

CIO Dashboard

A term is gaining momentum in the IT community to describe an ideal state for IT systems: antifragility. In contrast, fragile systems are easily injured and suffer from volatility. Friction between developers and operators has existed for along time. Guest post by Alan Morrison.

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6 River Systems Achieves Seamless Communication with Manufacturing Partner for Development of Next Generation Warehouse Robotic Platform

IT Toolbox

6 River Systems Achieves Seamless Communication with Manufacturing Partner for Development of Next Generation Warehouse Robotic Platform. 6 River Systems is a warehouse robotics startup disrupting a one hundred-billion-dollar industry with a new approach to warehouse automation Company.

System Thinking vs. Design Thinking

Future of CIO

Systems Thinking is important for the management to understand the interconnectivity between parts and the whole. Systems Thinking helps to understand interrelationships of the large problem rather than isolating things, seeing patterns of change rather than static snapshots.

Pros and cons of low-code development platforms

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: A growing trend, low-code development claims to address many of the common challenges facing businesses today. photo credit: ppokta via pixabay cc According to Forrester Research , the low-code development platform market is growing by 50% year-over-year.

Google’s Mysterious Fuchsia OS Developer Site Debuts With New Fascinating Details


Google’s mysterious Fuchsia OS has been a skunkworks project at the company for years now, with only small glimpses of the new operating system, and lots of buzz in the media every time some new development takes place. Earlier this year, Google hired a prominent Apple software engineer to help bring the new operating system […].

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Respect Driven Development

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Respect Driven Development is not an attempt to add to the Agile alphabet soup of X Driven Development like TDD, BDD, DDD or FDD. I have done significant work with banks on compliance issues with regulations like Basel and Dodd-Frank so I’m familiar with having to go back and put systems in place in response to a real crisis. Immutable datasets have been a mantra for me since I first started dealing with distributed systems.

Respect Driven Development

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Respect Driven Development is not an attempt to add to the Agile alphabet soup of X Driven Development like TDD, BDD, DDD or FDD. I have done significant work with banks on compliance issues with regulations like Basel and Dodd-Frank so I’m familiar with having to go back and put systems in place in response to a real crisis. Immutable datasets have been a mantra for me since I first started dealing with distributed systems. Development Big Data GDPR scrum

Why Agile Development Should Not Own DevOps

Social, Agile and Transformation

Thanks to Ramon Monteiro @ivisualize for developing this cool visual depicting my last post on The Key to aligning Agile Dev and Stable Ops to a Successful DevOps Transformation. While agile development teams continue to iterate and improve applications for the Business, and Ops insures that systems are stable and reliable, the CIO leads the entire IT organization through a DevOps transformation.

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The Virtue of Systems Thinking

Future of CIO

Every system is like three sides of a coin, this side, that side and the integrative relationship between them. Systems Thinking is a way of understanding complexity, the interconnectivity between the parts and the whole. Every system is a construct of the mind.

How to easily install the Android 11 developer preview

The Verge

You can try out the Android 11 developer preview software right now if you have a Pixel 2 or later, but it’s understandable if the idea of flashing your device to install the OS is intimidating. Just head to your system settings and fetch an update. Photo by James Bareham / The Verge.

Temenos Acquires Kony — Two Leaders Unite

Forrester IT

This acquisition adds Kony Quantum, a low code development platform, and Kony DBX to Temenos’s digital front-end product portfolio. age of the customer application development processes & tools application infrastructure technologies application modernization artificial intelligence (AI) banking financial services North America systems of engagementYesterday Temenos announced its acquisition of US vendor Kony.

How to Develop a Comprehensve Innovation Framework

Future of CIO

A systematic innovation approach is to depict innovation as a system, rather than a traditional process. It’s important to spot and develop innovators because they are the driving force to bring up new ideas or rejuvenate an innovative culture, and achieve the ultimate business value.

On-Premise Hadoop Just Got Easier With These 8 Hadoop-Optimized Systems

Forrester IT

However, deploying Hadoop systems is often difficult, especially when supporting complex workloads and dealing with hundreds of terabytes or petabytes of data. Hadoop-optimized systems (aka appliances) make on-premises deployments virtually instant and blazing fast to boot. Unlike generic hardware infrastructure, Hadoop-optimized systems are preconfigured and integrated hardware and software components to deliver optimal performance and support various big data workloads.

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AI systems should be accountable, explainable, and unbiased, says EU


The European Union today published a set of guidelines on how companies and governments should develop ethical applications of artificial intelligence. These rules aren’t like Isaac Asimov’s “Three Laws of Robotics.” They don’t offer a snappy, moral framework that will help us control murderous robots. Instead, they address the murky and diffuse problems that will […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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Develop Organizational Learning Framework

Future of CIO

Thus, organizational leaders should make an objective assessment of their organization’s learning agility and develop a highly effective learning framework with all important components to build the organizational learning competency.