Are You Agile Enough for Polyglot Programming?


he said, no way, I program in six languages: Object Pascal, C++, Java, Visual Basic, TCL, and JavaScript. What good is to be a polyglot when it comes to programming? Polyglot Programming. An interesting case study in Polyglot Programming is the Obama re-election campaign.

How Important Is “Perfect Data” To Data Analytics Programs?


The question of "where to start" on a data analytics program was another important question raised by the DorobekINSIDER attendees. Related reading: Dashboarding Open Data Program Governance. Data Cleanup, Big Data , Standards , and Program Transparency. Data Program Governance and the Success of Shared Digital Services. Management Needs Data Literacy To Run Open Data Programs. Managing Data -Intensive Programs and Projects: Selected Articles. Dennis D.

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Thinking About “Data Program Governance”


One phrase in regular rotation in my elevator pitch is “data program governance." Program means an organized set of activities designed to accomplish a defined set of objectives. Governance means the program is planned and managed in an organized and sustainable way. Creating a data program governance strategy is not unlike creating other types of enterprise business strategies. Managing Data-Intensive Programs and Projects: Selected Articles. Dennis D.

Tamr Opens a Free Public Beta Program


Tamr has opened a public Beta program for an enterprise metadata catalog tool that makes it easy for people to find, use and collaborate in organizing high-quality data sets for analytics.

Top 3 Programming Languages in 2017

IT Toolbox

Programming techniques are constantly advancing, so programmers need to stay up to date on the latest changes to attain peak performance

Toward Strategic and Proactive Threat Intelligence Programs

Network World

The research revealed that many threat intelligence programs were relatively immature – 40% of threat intelligence programs had been in place less than 2 years at that time (note: I am an ESG employee). Cybersecurity professionals were also asked to identify the top objectives for their organization’s threat intelligence program. In 2015, ESG did an in-depth research project on cyber threat intelligence usage at enterprise organizations (i.e. more than 1,000 employees).

James Madison University Seeks Professor – Intelligence Analysis Program


Please look it over and share it with others that may have an interest: Assistant / Associate Professor - Intelligence Analysis Program. General Info: James Madison University (JMU) seeks applicants for a faculty position focused on cyber intelligence and cyber analysis that will help prepare students as analysts in both private and public sectors, as well as government agencies, through its Bachelor's Degree Program in Intelligence Analysis (IA). Bob Gourley.

Equinix Rolls Out Global Channel Partner Program

Data Center Knowledge

Commits resources to worldwide partnership initiative to get more revenue from enterprise hybrid cloud market Read More. Cloud Computing colocation Equinix Featured Services

Easiest programming languages to learn


Codecademy is a fun and easy way to learn how to code and has tutorials and lessons on the easiest programming languages to learn. Lessons in programming code (interactive). link] (JavaScript) Lessons in programming code (tutorial). link] (CSS, HTML) Courses in programming.

An update on the bounty programs

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Back in June of this year, we announced three new bounty programs that will pay researchers for techniques that bypass built-in OS mitigations and protections, for defenses that stop those bypasses and for vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer 11 Preview. This past Friday, we provided some additional details about the results of the IE11 Preview bounty program, which covered the first 30 days of the preview period. BlueHat Prize Bounty Programs BlueHat Challenge

What Kind of Management Structure Is Needed to Govern a Data Analytics Program?


When thinking about developing a new data analytics program, two questions you need to address are: What services do you need to provide? I’m assuming here that your organization already provides products or services of some sort and that, through a new or enhanced data analytics program, you want to take advantage of the data associated with these products or services. Managing Data-Intensive Programs and Projects: Selected Articles. Dennis D. McDonald. Introduction.

Agile unlocked: Pivotal uses paired programming and PaaS to bolster cloud app development

Computer Weekly

Digital transformation consultancy Pivotal explains how paired programming, an empathetic work culture and open source PaaS help enterprises achieve their agile software development goals

Join Architects, Planners, Program Managers, Data Scientists at 4th Annual Cloudera Federal Forum in DC 25 Feb


Track sessions will focus on: Enabling Business Results with Big Data — How to enable agency programs that will yield enormous value through big data to deliver actionable information and measureable results. Government is ever more reliant on data to deliver on mission and programs.

How to craft a security awareness program that works

Network World

Even organizations with security awareness programs in place struggle to instill strong security behaviors. Employees are often considered the weakest link in organizations' efforts to create a strong security posture. Steve Conrad, managing director of MediaPro , a learning services company that specializes in information security, data privacy and compliance, says organizations can and should do better. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

The Agile Data Organization - Balancing Responsibilities in Data Science Programs

Social, Agile and Transformation

If you''ve read this blog or have seen me speak at a conference, then you know I am a strong proponent of self-service BI programs. I''ve posted on principles of self-service BI programs, attributes of data driven organizations, and how to avoid data landfills among many other big data topics all aimed to get business teams successful competing and driving decisions with data.

Why antivirus programs have become the problem, not the solution

Tech Republic Security

Staggeringly poor programming and security practices have made antivirus programs a gaping security hole in millions of computers

Linear Programming Helps Groupon Optimize Data Center Design

Data Center Knowledge

Shopping discount giant translates mathematical model used in other industries to data centers Read More. Colocation Data Center Design Data Center Strategies Featured RagingWire Data Centers

New Programs Emerge to Train Big Data Scientists

Data Center Knowledge

As big data gains traction in business, stakeholders like major universities and corporations are investing in programs and facilities to train the next generation of Big Data Scientists.

Optimizing HPC Program Performance with OpenMP and Reveal


What do you do when the performance of the MPI program that distributes your work across many cores and nodes starts to level off? You find that you are now network bound, or that the MPI memory footprint has grown so large that there is little room left for your program. Marty Meehan.

Microsoft's anti-malware program still isn't very good

Network World

In spite of a recent effort to improve the performance and detection rates in Windows Defender, Microsoft's anti-malware tool is still not very good at its job. According to the latest tests, it's downright lousy. The latest round of tests performed by German institute AV-TEST, one of the most respected and regarded malware testing shops, show that Microsoft Security Essentials and Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool fared the poorest in removing an existing infection.

New Mac backdoor program steals keychain contents

Network World

Researchers have identified a new Mac backdoor program that's designed to steal credentials stored in the OS-encrypted keychain and give attackers control over the system. Dubbed OSX/Keydnap by researchers from antivirus vendor ESET, this is the second backdoor program targeting Macs found by antivirus firms in the past few days.

DARPA semantic program seeks to glean truth from obfuscation

Network World

DARPA says the program, called Active Interpretation of Disparate Alternatives (AIDA), looks to develop a “semantic engine” that generates alternative interpretations or meaning of real-world events, situations, and trends based on data obtained from an extensive range of channels. In this era where disinformation, alternative facts and other falsehoods are the rule of the day, the researchers at DARPA are looking to build a mechanism that can glean some truth from the obfuscation.

How to integrate your big data and continuous improvement programs

Tech Republic Big Data

Here are specific steps on bringing together analytics and CI programs Big data takes the time-tested methodologies of continuous improvement to the next level.

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Building A Executive Digital Literacy Program - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Building A Executive Digital Literacy Program. Understanding Social We are genetically programmed to be social animals. But for a program office approach to be effective, it needs to interface with like-minded functions.  Chucks Blog.

10 programs to help you break into a cybersecurity career

Tech Republic Security

Here are 10 programs spanning all education levels to help you get your start in the field Eighty-two percent of IT professionals report a shortage of cybersecurity skills at their company.

How to Kick Off a Citizen Data Science Program

Social, Agile and Transformation

Citizen data scientists is catching on. Perhaps your organization can't hire or retain fully skilled and trained data scientists because of the skill shortage and the increasing salaries top talent command. Or perhaps you believe in the democratizing of data and that business analysts that were once influenced to become spreadsheet jockeys just need to be retooled with new data visualization.

Best Data Vizualization and Dashboard Management Practices in Self Service BI Programs

Social, Agile and Transformation

Perhaps you have deployed a self service BI program - data scientists have access to tools, IT has deployed severs to publish completed dashboards, and employees are anxious to leverage visualizations and become more data driven. I''ve seen many organizations run into difficulty defining governance and best practices managing the lifecycle of BI dashboards.

The programming life continues

IT Toolbox

Consequently, other companies I have done programming for have also been wildly different. In the previous article, I mentioned how I worked for a company which was a real sweatshop, high-pressure environment which was really not healthy for mind and soul. Suffice to say I did not renew my contract with that company. Some were pretty laid back and allowed my creative juices

Advance Program-to-Program Communication (APPC) and LU 6.2 Part 1

IT Toolbox

Technically, processor in this context means an execution environment supplied by a Logical Unit. Facilities are furnished for LU-to-LU and LU-to-SSCP conversations

Why open source programming languages are crushing proprietary peers

Tech Republic Big Data

As languages such as Go and R rise, Matlab and SAS keep falling. Here's why

Uninstall Multiple Programs


Sometimes you may need to uninstall multiple programs from your computer and don’t want to wait to uninstall each program individually. Free software to uninstall a bunch of installed programs in a batch mode. You can also modify the entry of any program through it.

Despite hype, ransomware accounted for only 1% of malicious programs in 2016, according to report

Tech Republic Security

A new report from AV-Test showed that ransomware attacks on Windows in 2016 were low. Still, attacks like WannaCry and NotPetya caused a significant amount of damage

NaviSite Joins VMware vCloud Air Service Provider Program

Data Center Knowledge

VMware is building out an ecosystem of service providers to tag team enterprise hybrid cloud needs. Read More. Cloud Computing Enterprise VMware