what every open source project needs


In the last few years open source has transformed the software industry. From Android to Wikipedia, open source is everywhere, but how does one succeed in it? While open source projects come in all shapes and sizes and all forms of governance, no matter what kind of project you’re a part of, there are a set of fundamentals that lead to success. What Every Successful Open Source Project Needs. Open Source is taking over the world.

Bosch And SAP Agree A Strategic Internet Of Things (IoT) Partnership To Facilitate Data Orchestration

Forrester IT

I recently attended an event at which Bosch and SAP announced a major partnership to more closely align their respective cloud and software expertise around the industrial internet of things. Open Source. open standards.

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Al-Qaeda Innovations Correlated To Unauthorized Disclosures By Snowden: Independent Verification Through Open Source Intelligence


As a reminder, Recorded Future brings insights from the global grid of the Internet into the hands of analysts and researchers. Analysts can use Recorded Future to visualize information in multiple intuitive ways that can help draw out insights from an incredible array of sources.

RethinkDB’s Open Source NoSQL Now Production-Ready

Data Center Knowledge

Massively popular on github with an active open source community, RethinkDB 2.0 Big Data Internet of Things is the first production-ready and commercially supported release. Read More.

Why is IoT Popular? Because of Open Source, Big Data, Security and SDN

Data Center Knowledge

Internet of Things SharedIf you think the IoT is a new thing, think again. Read More.

Your car is about to go open source


Having an open-source IVI operating system would create a reusable platform consisting of core services, middleware and open application layer interfaces that eliminate the redundant efforts to create separate proprietary systems.

Carahsoft: IT Solutions for Government


Portfolios on the site are broken into categories of Big Data , Cybersecurity , Cloud Computing , Citizen Engagement , Geospatial , Mobility , Virtualization , Open Source and Intelligence. Events Big Data Cloud Computing Internet of Things Open Source

China outspends US in 5G tech, Facebook’s mission to connect all, Hollywood gets its own open source foundation, IoT spending to touch half a trillion dollars in four years


… Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO Internet of Things NewsChina has outspent the US by $24 billion in 5G technology since 2015, study shows 5G is coming soon but it seems that China and not the US may be the first to provide 5G services to its citizens. This is because China has outspent the US by a whopping $24 billion building 5G infrastructure.

Scale and Speed with Cyber Security


Dealing with the scale that the internet can deliver, has unfortunately left us with a series of other non-optimal cyber security approaches and solutions. Analysis Architecture CTO DoD and IC Government Acquisitions Open Source Agile software development Automation Computer security Cyber security standards Cybersecurity devops Information security Internet of Things “Sometimes quantity has a quality all its own” attributed to Stalin & Clausewitz.

GE Bets on LinkedIn’s Data Center Standard for Predix at the Edge

Data Center Knowledge

Design Edge Computing Featured Hardware Internet of Things LinkedIn Open SourceWhy the giant wants to standardize edge compute for industrial IoT on Open19 Read More.

Four Attributes of Openness in Modern Communications


By Prayson Pate Openness is one of the most-cited advantages of cloud-based applications, Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). In this context, what does open really mean? A Beginning of Openness – Documented and Supported.

David Bray of FCC @FCC_CIO Discusses Public Service and Data Analytics at 2014 Analyst Forum 


The app tested users’ Internet speeds three times per day (downloading and using the app was strictly voluntary and was not incentivized). He believes that the Commission needs to engage with open communities – acting as a data broker and making code available to the public whenever possible. “If If you’re not out in the open, then you’re going to miss out.”. "The By Shannon Perry.

Identity Relationship Management Market to Exceed $50 Billion by 2020


Identity services must be in place regardless of sector — retail, finance, insurance, healthcare, government, cloud service, education — in order to extend business reach via social, mobile, cloud, and the Internet of Things. ForgeRock Open Identity Stack ( [link] ).

Using Accelerators to Close the Real-Time Intelligence Gap


Today''s data-intensive analytic platforms offer a dizzying amount of data, originating from sensors, markets, social media, the Internet of Things, and countless other sources. CTO analytics Apache Big Data data flow decision event processing hardware acceleration in-line analytics machine data messaging Napatech Open Source real-time alerting real-time analytics steaming analytics By Charles Hall.

Big data vendors see the internet of things (IoT) opportunity, pivot tech and message to compete

Forrester IT

(Source: [link] ). Open source big data technologies like Hadoop have done much to begin the transformation of analytics. Startups, often closely associated with shepherding one of the newer open source projects, also compete for mindshare and custom.

The Internet of (Secure) Things – Embedding Security in the IoT


We’re seeing a glimmer of the future – the Internet of Things (IoT) – where anything and everything is or contains a sensor that can communicate over the network/Internet. By George Romas.

Consortium Previews Open Standard for Internet of Things

Data Center Knowledge

Open source project to develop IoTivity, a standard for machine-to-machine communications, hosted by Linux Foundation Read More. Internet of Things Networking

Texas Instruments Launches Internet of Things Ecosystem

Data Center Knowledge

Texas Instruments introduces an Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem for cloud providers and ARM and Sensor Platforms team to launch open source software for sensor hubs. Internet of Things arm texas instruments Read More.

12 Hurdles Hampering the Internet of Things

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While the Internet of Things (IoT) accounts for approximately 1.9B 3) Security Immaturity – Many products are built by smaller companies and/or in open source environments that do not have the resources or time to implement the proper security models.

Prepping Your Data Center for the Internet of Things

Data Center Knowledge

Open source-based solutions have the functionality, scalability and reliability to enable businesses to successfully cope with the explosion of data associated with the IoT - predicted to grow to 44 zettabyes by 2020. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Internet Audit Effectiveness – Data Analytics Strategy


Information Technology Blog - - Internet Audit Effectiveness – Data Analytics Strategy - Information Technology Blog. Even though Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) has been in use for years, big data gathering and analysis allows your organization to incorporate it.

Geek of the Week: Tech vet Dick Hardt searches for a better way to verify your ?internet identity?


Dick Hardt has often been “early to the new,” as he puts it: Microsoft Windows in 1986, neural networks in 1989, the internet in 1993, open source in 1995, and even Burning Man in 1999. Geek of the Week Dick Hardt internet identity

Life-Like Identity: Why the Internet Needs an Identity Metasystem

Phil Windley

Summary: Sovrin is an identity metasystem that provides the Internet's missing identity layer. Once you open that app and log in, she is now visible, and you exchange greetings. Digital identity is broken because the Internet was built without an identity layer.

Windows Server 2016 – What’s New for Web Servers with IIS 10

IT Pros Rock!

Windows Server 2016 includes a new version of Internet Information Server IIS – in this episode we will reveal all of the great new features and performance enhancements included so that you can understand how this may affect your deployment decisions with Windows Server 2016.

Data Security and its Importance on the Internet


Information Technology Blog - - Data Security and its Importance on the Internet - Information Technology Blog. Hacking and data breaches are a common thing today, especially with the rise of open source platforms and electronic transactions.

Seven Trends and Predictions for 2017


Trend #2—Internet of Things (IoT). Prediction: Internet of Things will move off the hype list and become a dominant technology in 2017. Their Mesos framework is built on open source tools: Apache Spark, Apache Mesos, R, and Docker. Nathaniel Crocker.

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Comprehending Machine Intelligence: Research and Graphic by Shivon Zilis


Technology platforms: Exploiting the increasing power of the browser, and WebRTC in particular; exploring companion businesses to open source software. Artificial Intelligence Big Data CTO Cyber Security Internet of Things Artificial intelligence Machine Intelligence Machine learning

Overview of how Apache Spark fits in the Apache Hadoop ecosystem


But now thanks to the contributions of a wide team of open source developers and leaders, the consensus is becoming clear (especially among enterprise CTOs), Spark is better as part of a more comprehensive framework. These use cases are applicable to domains like operational efficiency in solutions involving the Internet of Things and the Industrial Internet of Things, as well as precision medicine. Michael Johnson.

21-22 May O’Reilly Solid Conference Heralds the Merging of the Physical and Virtual Worlds


Call it the Internet of Things, the Age of Intelligent Devices, the Industrial Internet, the Programmable World, a neologism of your own choosing—it amounts to the same thing—the intersection of software, the Internet, big data, and physical objects. Brian Gerkey, CEO of Open Source Robotics Foundation. By Bob Gourley.

Watch A New World Of Innovation Launch At O’Reilly Solid Conference 21-22 May 2014 in San Francisco


No doubt you are already tracking the construct many are calling the “Internet of Things” and you may have been pondering what this connected world might look like. Call it the Internet of Things, the Age of Intelligent Devices, the Industrial Internet, the Programmable World, a neologism of your own choosing—it amounts to the same thing—the intersection of software, the Internet, big data, and physical objects.

Crypto-currencies and their promise for enterprise technology professionals


Bitcoin is a protocol, one that many consider the next great protocol for the Internet and the emerging Internet of Things. From a user perspective it can be seen as cash on the Internet. It was invented by Satoshi Nakamoto, who published the invention in 2008 and released it as open source software in 2009. Analysis Big Data CTO Cyber Security Internet of Things News bitcoin Coinbase Peer-to-peerBob Gourley. Bitcoin is hot right now.

Gartner Top 10 Data and Analytics Trends


Just as search interfaces like Google made the internet accessible to everyday consumers, NLP gives business people an easier way to ask questions about data and to receive an explanation of the insights.

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MOBI to ePUB Conversion Made Easy with These 7 Converters


When it comes to MOBI eBook format, it is specialized for Kindle devices, and since Kindle is not an open-source format, the eReaders which support MOBI are not many. The software doesn’t work without an internet connection.

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Meet The Digital Architects Of Your Technology Strategy

Forrester IT

" This group aspires to set architectural direction, deploys open source software across four or more technology areas, and uses three or more types of cloud services (see the figure). That means these technologists came of age during the internet and smartphone era.

Ten Interactive Online Platforms to Deliver Holistic Learning to Students


Search the Internet and you will find a plethora of interactive online platforms , the trick is to find the one that best suits your needs. Moodle: This free and open-source learning management system offers robust functionalities that make it a great option for educational institutions.

Windows Server 2016 - What's New for Web Servers with IIS 10

IT Pros Rock!

Windows Server 2016 includes a new version of Internet Information Server IIS - in this episode we will reveal all of the great new features and performance enhancements included so that you can understand how this may affect your deployment decisions with Windows Server 2016.

December Tech Trends Report and 2016 Enterprise Tech Projections


Internet of Things : Today's Internet connects people, governments, academia and business. The already emerging Internet of Things goes far beyond that. Largely enabled by embedded computing devices and ubiquitous communications, the Internet of Things reaches to vehicles, homes, towns and cities, commerce, manufacturing and every aspect of industry. Open up new methods for criminals to steal information. Welcome to December's Technology Trends report.

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The IBM Press Release on Spark That Every Tech Leader Should Read


You know Spark, the free and open source complement to Apache Hadoop that gives enterprises better ability to field fast, unified applications that combine multiple workloads, including streaming over all your data. But Spark is also open source where large teams of developers are contributing to continuously improve the capability. IBM called spark "the most significant open source project of the next decade.".

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Stand By For Reporting From the Intelligence and National Security Summit 18-19 Sep 2014 #Intelligence2014


Lewis and Dr. Rhonda Anderson of the ODNI National Intelligence Council will be moderating a panel of Dr Chris Reed (IARPA), Mr. Mark White (Deloitte) and myself on topics of the Internet of Things and its implication for intelligence. Director for Analysis, Open Source Center. Analysis CTO Events AFCEA Director of National Intelligence Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity Intelligence and National Security Alliance Internet of Things By Bob Gourley.

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Facebook’s war against one of the internet’s worst conspiracy sites


As one of the internet’s oldest and most prolific sources of health misinformation and conspiracy theories, Natural News is a hub for climate change deniers and anti-vaxxers. Open Sourced is made possible by Omidyar Network. James Bareham for Vox/Recode.

Online Training Solutions and the Art of Enterprise Training Delivery


Also, with smartphones and Internet, online learning is not confined to the walls of the training room but can take place anytime and anywhere. Search the internet and you will find both free and paid online resources.

BrandPost: NGINX + CIS Hardened Images Provide Security at Maximum Efficiency

Network World

Just over 50% of the Internet’s busiest websites – including Dropbox, Netflix, and WordPress.com – are served or proxied on NGNIX (Source: W3Techs ). But how can organizations secure this popular open-source web server? At CIS, our mission to help everyone have a secure online experience drives us to develop cybersecurity best practices. We take those best practices, use them to harden machine images, and make them available in the cloud.

Fed Tech Roundup November 12


Open source software gains traction in federal IT - FedScoop. Can the Pentagon connect with the Internet of Things? The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): Fed Tech Ticker. Nextgov: Fiscal 2016 Defense Bill Contains Cyber Screening Provision - ExecutiveGov. For Sevatec CEO Sonny Kakar, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Contract Fulfills Personal Mission.

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