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

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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

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

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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

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

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The reality is that antivirus software that uses old fashioned methods of signature analysi. 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).

Boeing Black Smartphone: Security, modularity and productivity

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Through embedded hardware security features, software policy configurability and physical modularity, Boeing Black gives customers a trusted, more flexible and productive solution. Hardware Root of Trust : Ensures software authenticity.

Critical Vulnerability Found, Exploited, Patched in Internet Explorer

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According to the Wall Street Journal , FireEye Inc. – Despite those statements, Microsoft could provide a patch for XP users – due to the severity of the flaw and the huge population of computers at risk, but its security advisory makes no mention of the outdated software. CTO Cyber Security FireEye Internet Explorer microsoft Microsoft Windows patch Wall Street Journal Windows XP Zero-day attack By ShannonPerry.

NSF to PST Mail Files Conversion With Performance Focused Solution

Galido

When it comes to NSF mail files conversion then most organization runners weave various expectations from the external tool they are going to hire however, Export Notes software is unique in this regard. Consulting Software

Fountainhead: What if software virtualization is the tip of the iceberg?

Fountainhead

What if software virtualization is the tip of the iceberg? Software is abstracted away from the CPU, making management of applications more efficient. Instead, I/O can be abstracted in software, and then logically instantiated/assigned. What if software virtualization is the tip of the. Cloud Computing Journal. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Thursday, March 5, 2009.

The #1 Barrier To Effective Digital Transformation

Forrester IT

Earlier this week I was moderating a panel on digital transformation at a Software AG event in New York. In a recent post, I wrote about how digital experiences shape customer perceptions of value.

Vidder: Securing business critical apps, transparently

CTOvision

PrecisionAccess is the first commercial solution based on Software-Defined Perimeter (SDP), a breakthrough enterprise security framework that is now a new category in Gartner's Hype Cycle for Virtualization, 2015. Bob Gourley.

The No. 1 Barrier To Effective Digital Transformation

Forrester IT

Earlier this week, I was moderating a panel on digital transformation at a Software AG event in New York. In opening the event, Kevin Niblock , Software AG's North America President and COO, described digital business as "a cultural phenomenon."

Fountainhead: Egenera PAN now available on Dell blades

Fountainhead

Since about 2001, Egenera has been selling its high-end hardware/software combination that unified re-purposing of physical and virtual servers. It combined super-high-performance blades, with their PAN Manager software. What if software virtualization is the tip of the.

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Fed Tech Roundup December 21

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New technology plan in works for Springfield schools - The State Journal-Register. Deal Is Close That Would Shield Some Data on Flights - Wall Street Journal. Exclusive: White House will fix way government buys software - FedScoop. Exclusive: White House proposes guidance for centralized, efficient software. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): "Fed Tech Ticker".

Fountainhead: The Beginning of the Non-Dedicated Device World?

Fountainhead

After all, millions of people own identical hardware/software configurations of iPhones, Android-based phones, tablets, laptops and other devices. Cloud Computing Journal. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Thursday, January 10, 2013. The Beginning of the Non-Dedicated Device World? What makes your phone your phone? Or, for that matter, what makes your desktop, your laptop or your tablet yours?

Fountainhead: Why (and How) Low-Cost Servers Will Dominate

Fountainhead

Or, why high-end servers will be obviated by software. And if/when the hardware craps-out, it is software that automatically swaps-in a new resource. And its the software management that simply works-around failed components. Its really a software and networking company.

To have a great analytics culture, you need a great communications culture

Eric D. Brown

These people conduct research and then publish the outcomes of that research in academic journals to share their new-found knowledge with others. Have you ever picked up an academic journal/article?

Fed Tech Roundup January 11

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Air Force seeks software for distributed adaptive planning - GCN.com. Renew our Capital Projects and Technology Levy this February - Journal of the San Juan Islands. Katie Kennedy. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): Fed Tech Ticker. House set to strengthen government records law - The Killeen Daily Herald. 5 strategies for an innovation nation - GCN.com.

Fed Tech Roundup November 9th

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New York-Washington Maglev Train Gets First Federal Funds - Wall Street Journal. NIST's 5 Steps to Block Unwanted Software on Agency Systems - Nextgov. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): Fed Tech Ticker. GE Unveils Dubai-Based Aviation Tech Support Hub; Jim Daily Comments. SAVE THE DATE: 2015 Technology “Good Scout” Award Luncheon, Nov. Amyx, Inc.

Fountainhead: Egenera creates physical & virtual servers.

Fountainhead

Egenera just announced that its embedding virtual machine provisioning within its PAN Manager software for free. The software has always had the ability to provision physical and/or virtual servers with mission-critical levels of availability, including networking, I/O and storage configurations. And, regardless of the type of server (or software workload) the servers are protected with HA and DR, even across remote locations. Cloud Computing Journal.

Four top innovators to leave Cisco

ComputerWorld IT Management

The move was first reported by the Wall Street Journal. The companies included Andiamo Networks in storage, Nuova Systems in data-center switching and Insieme Networks in SDN (software-defined networking). Four Cisco Systems executives who led “spin-in” ventures that became important parts of the company have resigned.

Fed Tech Roundup August 19

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New York to deploy statewide emergency management software - GCN.com. Federal Agencies Hear Testimony on Strict New Big Truck Emissions Rules - Wall Street Journal. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): Fed Tech Ticker. NASA Taps 5 Institutions to Promote STEM Education at Minority-Serving Colleges. NTIA extends ICANN contract for another year. Mission-driven data visualization - GCN.com.

Fountainhead: What is Infrastructure Orchestration / Unified.

Fountainhead

Infrastructure Orchestration and Unified Computing are both terms referring to a technology whereby server CPU, I/O, storage connectivity, and network, are all able to be defined and configured in software. Think of hypervisors as operating “above” the CPU, abstracting software (applications and O/S) from the CPU thereby giving the software portability. What if software virtualization is the tip of the. Cloud Computing Journal.

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Automation and the Future of Work

The Investing Edge

We’ve witnessed the invention of devices and software that can handle certain types of mental labor with great efficiency. Heliograf made its debut last year and has been deemed the “most sophisticated use of artificial intelligence in journalism to date.”

Top Technology News for 15 June 2016

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Check out Odava's point-of-sale system: Cannabis software startup Odava, founded by former Urban Airship execs, raises cash to fuel growth. Free network software might radically change how routing works. US Accuses Chinese Software Developer of Stealing Source Code - Wall Street Journal. Cannabis software startup Odava, founded by former Urban Airship execs, raises cash to fuel growth. Charles Hall. Need a primer on marketing terms for Machine Learning?

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Quantum Computing Delivered From The Cloud

Cloud Musings

In the first half of 2017, IBM plans to release a full SDK (Software Development Kit) on the IBM Quantum Experience for users to build simple quantum applications and software programs.

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AI in the Real World: A Snapshot of What’s to Come

The Investing Edge

The Wall Street Journal: The Optimistic Promise of Artificial Intelligence. sat down with The Wall Street Journal’s global technology editor, Jason Dean, to explain why they believe the opportunities associated with this technology far outweigh the bad. Twice in the space of six weeks, the world has suffered major attacks of ransomware — malicious software that locks up photos and other files stored on your computer, then demands money to release them.

IDG Contributor Network: Human-less stores are now possible — and it might be the end of retail

ComputerWorld IT Management

There are no people to clean up the mess when the software guesses wrong. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal , which attended the Osaka unveiling, the reduced-associate stores are powered by an unspecified kind of electronic tag. Are retailers really willing to consider disassociating from associates? I hope that's not the lesson that merchant executives take away from two recent self-checkout moves.

7012 Regs and Cyber insurance on collision course with small business

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No law firm, consultancy, proprietary software solution, or cyber-insurance policy has a magic solution that will ensure compliance. Examples of UCTI could include: technical drawings, software code, manufacturing processes [see sidebar].

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Bloomberg Terminal Outage Creates CIO Headache

The Accidental Successful CIO

Scripps School of Journalism. They say that a combination of hardware and software failures within their network occurred. The Bloomberg network experienced a hardware failure that impacted its software systems.

Technology News and Hot Topics

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Here is the latest technology news from across the tech community: What’s the right relationship between technology companies and journalism? We like to self-flagellate in journalism, and here is another birch twig to … Read more on The Guardian (blog). Facial recognition software that can identify suspects, databases that can be tapped to track suspects’ movements and locations, automatic license plate … Read more on Los Angeles Times. By Bob Gourley.

Technology News and Hot Topics

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… It confirmed that it expects net sales for its main networks unit to grow on a year-on-year basis in the second half … Read more on Wall Street Journal. Israel’s Check Point Software Q3 profit beats estimates. TEL AVIV Oct 23 (Reuters) – Internet and network security provider Check Point Software Technologies reported quarterly profit that topped expectations on strong demand for its products and software blades subscriptions.

Ascent Index: Big Data

The Investing Edge

Of note, a Wall Street Journal piece on the recent buyout of Digg , one of the first social aggregation sites, explained that four years after being founded in 2004, Digg was valued at more than $160 million, but was sold last week for a mere $500,000.

Stuff Worth Reading – November 2017

The Investing Edge

Forrester offers ten ideas, closing with, “ Take note: Cloud is no longer about cheap servers or storage — it’s now the best way to turn great ideas into amazing software, faster. There’s been a lot written in the last couple of years about remote workers, and the Wall Street Journal weighs in with They’re Talking About Me Behind My Back: Remote Workers Feel Unsupported.