How Data Journalism is Impacting the Industry


Though it may not be obvious to the average person, the journalism industry is undergoing a transformative change, one that could very well revolutionize the business in exciting ways. Data has, of course, always been a part of journalism, especially when it came to in-depth reporting. Data journalism has arrived, and its overall impact on the industry will be something to keep a close eye on over the next few years. The promise behind data journalism is immense.

British Medical Journal CDO on using Amazon and Alibaba for its multi-cloud strategy

Computer Weekly

A year on from embracing DevOps and private cloud to help speed up its software development lifecycle, British Medical Journal CDO Sharon Cooper shares an update on how its multi-cloud move is going

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Scrum Transition Journal: This pace is brutal!

IT Toolbox

So we’re moving to an Agile scrum process. This is a dream-come-true for the development team. But it’s a decent sized change that is going to take some getting used to. I’m not complaining. But I am painfully aware of some of the impacts on me as a product manager. One of the first things that I have noticed is that the cadence is

Faster journal posting methods (BAPI)

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First choice might be a BAPI for high performance Unfortunately BAPIs don't exist for every scenario though and sometimes the out-of-the-box BAPIs can be inadequate for the purposes of what you want to do

What is Twitch and Google Paying a Billion Dollars for It?


CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Research Tech Trends Facebook Google Hulu Twitch United States Wall Street Journal Washington Post YouTube Before this month most Americans had not even heard of Twitch.

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Journal of Irreproducible Results

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Ironically now, most science journals should have this subtitle

Amazon to Enter the Smartphone Market


An April article from the Wall Street Journal has revealed that Amazon intends add smartphones to the mix, with plans to unveil the device June and begin shipping in the second half of this year. CTO Mobile Research Amazon Apple IPhone Jeff Bezos Kindle Fire samsung Smartphone Wall Street Journal

Washington Business Journal Reports SineWave Ventures Is Launching A $100 Million Fund for Tech WYanev Suissa, formerly a venture capitalist with New Enterprise Associates and a senior investment officer in the Bush and Obama administrations, is launching a new venture firm with a focus on companies doing business with the public sector


The Washington Business Journal has published an article based on an interview of Yanev Suissa, a former venture fellow with Washington D.C. Find more at Washington Business Journal. By Bob Gourley.

The bottom line on journal posting throughput via BDC

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For financial postings Transaction code generally has no impact because the underlying FMs are generally common though enjoy TCodes are marginally slower

Fed Tech Roundup October 19


Apple Ordered to Pay $234 Million in Patent Lawsuit - Wall Street Journal. Federal court jury says Apple owes WARF $234 million - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. News Apple Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Robots Scott Walker (politician) VAThe following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from and ): Fed Tech Ticker. HII SN3’s Frazer Lockhart Named to DOE’s Environmental Mgmt Advisory Board.

Fed Tech Roundup September 28


News Barack Obama China NSA The Wall Street Journal Washington DCThe following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from and ): Fed Tech Ticker. GAO: Small businesses working with DoD need cybersecurity guidance. Technology One making inroads into Federal Govt - Delimiter. ACLU Argues for Right to Sue NSA for “Upstream” Surveillance - Nextgov. Can the US Trust China to Stop Stealing Business Secrets? Nextgov.

Coca-Cola Names Alan Boehme CTO, Replacing Jim Scholefield


The Wall Street Journal reported that Coca-Cola has named Alan Boehme as CTO: Mr. Boehme has led Coke’s enterprise architecture, innovation and emerging technologies for the past four years. During that time, he has guided the company’s strategy “to arm Coca-Cola for the future, including new platforms, cloud-based solutions and an aggressive yet flexible approach to enterprise security to position our company for growth,” according to a memo from CIO Ed Steinike, reviewed by CIO Journal.

Pew Report: Speaking Up or Staying Silent on Social Media


In the 1970s, an article in the Journal of Communication by Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann coined the term “spiral of silence” to describe the observed phenomenon. Social Media Trends Edward Snowden Facebook Journal of Communication Pew Research Center Silent Spiral social media Twitter

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Scrum Transition Journal: Grooming Woes Part 3

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Behind the scenes, out of view from the rest of the scrum team, the product owner is busily slaving away to get stories ready for a sprint. It's a lot of work that not a lot of people get to see. We call it "grooming the backlog". I've already written about ranking and prioritizing as well as how stories tend to multiply and generally complicate the whole

Scrum Transition Journal: Grooming Woes Part 2

IT Toolbox

As my organization transitions farther into the process of adopting agile scrum for our software development, I'm learning more and more about what keeps a Product Owner busy! Yesterday I wrote about grooming the backlog and prioritizing all the stories. But there's a big piece that I missed. Stories tend to multiply. So at any given

How infusing analytics into journalism programs is improving future workforce skills

Tech Republic Big Data

A course at the University of Oregon is helping journalism students learn valuable analytics skills Data science isn't just for STEM majors.

Scrum Transition Journal: Grooming Woes Part 1

IT Toolbox

I've been writing about the process of shifting from a "semi'-agile" development model into a more formal scrum process. I'm a product manager/product owner. So for most people who deal with scrum based methodologies, I think my perspective is a little bit unique. I attend the daily stand up just like everyone else. Of course, anyone who has questions about

Microsoft Removed Journal From Windows Due To Security Issues

Doctor Chaos

Last month, Fortinet researcher Honggang Ren discovered a heap overflow vulnerability in Windows Journal and reported it to Microsoft. This month, Microsoft released update KB3161102 and removed the Journal component from all versions of Windows because the file format used by Journal has been demonstrated to be susceptible to a number of security exploits.

Journalist Valentino-Devries Hosts Reddit Q&A on Big Data and Privacy


Last week, Jennifer Valentino-DeVries , a reporter at The Wall Street Journal, hosted such an IAmA. Valentino-DeVries is most famous for co-authoring the Journal ’s award-winning series on digital privacy, “What They Know.” Big Data Cyber Security DoD and IC Government Social Media The Future Trends Metadata National Security Agency Privacy Valentino-Devries Wall Street Journal By Shannon Perry.

Scrum Transition Journal: Part time is out of luck

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As we round in to the end of our first sprint, I'm learning a really hard lesson. Part time is out of luck. I wish it was otherwise. But I'm finding myself in the vice of multiple number 1 priorities. Agile scrum teams are really designed to be full time commitments for all the parties involved. It works best when everyone

MSP Business Journal Names Greg Schulz an Eco-tech Warrior.

Storage IO Blog

StorageIOblog Home site StorageIO.TV (Audio/Video) About Greg & others books Select MSP Business Journal Names Greg Schulz an Eco-tech Warrior April 10, 2009 – 8:44 pm Print PDF In the April 10th, 2009 issue of the Minneapolis St. Paul (MSP) Business Journal, guess who was named one of three Eco- Tech Warriors? Photo by Nancy Kuehn – MSP Business Journal What can I say, I’m flattered and appreciate the coverage.

Apple and IBM Announce Partnership


IBM has expressed similar enthusiasm, committing over 100,000 employees to the Apple initiative, according to the Wall Street Journal. Analysis Big Data Cloud Computing CTO Gadgets Government Mobile Trends Apple IBM iOS ipad IPhone Wall Street Journal By Shannon Perry.

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Additional Currencies and the Manual Journal

IT Toolbox

Accessing the additional currencies is not a straightforward task from the SAPGUI

The implications of the Universal Journal

IT Toolbox

I previously wrote how ASUG, their events arm Eventful and SAP have teamed up to produce some important content for the user community around SAP S/4HANA Financials. I'll dive a little deeper in this post regarding the meat of the content


Critical Vulnerability Found, Exploited, Patched in Internet Explorer


According to the Wall Street Journal , FireEye Inc. – CTO Cyber Security FireEye Internet Explorer microsoft Microsoft Windows patch Wall Street Journal Windows XP Zero-day attack By ShannonPerry. Microsoft acknowledged a zero day vulnerability in Internet Explorer – the default web browser for many computers, laptops, and tablets – in a security advisory released last weekend. Vulnerable Internet Explorers include versions 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11.

Reset the Net Campaign


As of Tuesday June 3 rd , no mention of the mass surveillance protest could be found on the websites of the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Reuters, and CNN (among others). By ShannonPerry.

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NSA Data Center Plagued by Electrical Problems

Data Center Knowledge

The Wall Street Journal reports that there have been 10 incidents of arc flash "meltdowns" that have damaged equipment. The NSA''s massive data center in Utah has been plagued by electrical problems that have delayed the opening of the facility.

Google Acquires Drone Maker Titan Aerospace


Big Data CTO DoD and IC Artificial intelligence Earth Facebook Google Internet access New Mexico Wall Street Journal By ShannonPerry. Young tech companies certainly do not shy away from innovation or acquisition. Two examples: this year, Facebook acquired virtual reality firm Oculus in an effort to develop new communication lines, and Google purchased DeepMind, pushing into the artificial intelligence sphere.

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Salesforce Names Amazon Its Preferred Cloud Provider

Data Center Knowledge

The announcement follows a report by the Wall Street Journal earlier this month that Salesforce was using AWS for infrastructure that underpins its new Internet of. Salesforce has officially named Amazon Web Services its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider, Amazon announced Wednesday. Amazon Cloud Computing Salesforce

Reports: Apple is Building Its Own Content Delivery Network

Data Center Knowledge

Apple is building its own content delivery network (CDN) to deliver services to consumers, according to reports from Dan Rayburn and The Wall Street Journal.

The #1 Barrier To Effective Digital Transformation

Forrester IT

Former IBM Chairman and CEO, Lou Gerstner, reminds us of this in an excellent Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article: " The Culture Ate Our Corporate Reputation " Gerstner writes " what is critical to understand here is that people do not do what you expect but what you inspect.

Vidder: Securing business critical apps, transparently


and other members of the non-profit Cloud Security Alliance to develop specifications for SDP, as mentioned in a Wall Street Journal article. Bob Gourley. The biggest challenge corporations have today is stopping the cyberattack in cost-effective ways.

Boeing Black Smartphone: Security, modularity and productivity


See the video at this link and embedded below: CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Mobile Android Boeing Boeing Black Dual SIM Federal Communications Commission Secure Digital Smartphone United States Wall Street Journal