Journal of Irreproducible Results

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Ironically now, most science journals should have this subtitle

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.

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.

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


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

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

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


Additional Currencies and the Manual Journal

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

The implications of the Universal Journal

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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

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

Interview: British Medical Journal’s CDO talks datacentres, DevOps and desktops

Computer Weekly

BMJ’s chief digital officer explains how the 170-year-old healthcare publication has negotiated several major digital transformation projects since she joined in 2012

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.

National Security Software On Wall Street: Cognitio’s Roger Hockenberry Comments


The Wall Street Journal examined this trend in their piece titled: Spy Software Gets a Second Life on Wall Street. Read more of this story on The Wall Street Journal. Big Data Cyber Security News Trends Central Intelligence Agency In-Q-Tel The Wall Street Journal UBS

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

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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.

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.

Symantec Finally Agrees With Everyone Else In The Security Community: Says Antivirus Software Is Dead


Architecture CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Research antivirus Computer security Fixmo Hexis Information security invincea Symantec Triumfant Wall Street Journal As a technologist I have long respected Symantec and their many capabilities (they do far more than antivirus, see the list here).

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.

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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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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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

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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.

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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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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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

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.

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.

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.

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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NFL Wi-Fi, cyberwar training, and hacking diabetes care: TechRepublic's cover stories of 2016

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We work hard to provide in-depth investigative tech journalism. Here's what we've reported in 2016

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.

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You can use a BAPI instead of a BDC to create a manual journal in SAP but this has implications for usability

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Foreign Currency, ACDOCA and S/4HANA

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If your business uses manual journal entries and needs to account for foreign currency then there are a couple of aspects associated with foreign currency that you need to be aware of

How Autonomous Chat Bots Work with CRM Data for Superior Customer Experiences

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Trendy articles appear in technical and business journals alike touting the potential and promise of artificial intelligence in virtually every aspect of business operations. Artificial intelligence is all the rage. Some proposed uses are not going to become operationalized for at least a few years, but many are potentially doable today. In the latter category are chat bots for interacting with