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Big Data Quality Assurance

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With promises of incredibly fast queries, many IT shops implemented one or more big data applications in combination with high-performance hardware and software suites. Results have been generally good: many installations report incredible decreases in query elapsed times, sometimes by factors of 100 or more. Such improvements translated to faster results from analytical queries as well as a better


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4 ERP Benefits for Quality Assurance

IT Toolbox

More businesses now use enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for quality assurance management. If you are still using manual processes for quality assurance, ERP could improve the operational efficiency of your business. This software lets managers identify mistakes in the production cycle and ensure products are consistent, safe and effective.

Big Data Quality Assurance - The Data Warehouse

IT Toolbox

Typical warehouse performance and data quality measures include: Speed and volume of data extract. Data enters the warehouse from operational systems either directly or via transferred extract files. This data is collected daily via a snapshot process at the end of regular business cycles. Metrics include total data volume, CPU and elapsed time used for each

Ex-Intel Engineer Claims Skylake Quality Assurance Was the Reason For Apple's Big CPU Transition

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Earlier this week, after years of rumors, Apple finally announced its third major CPU transition for the Mac by moving away from Intel to custom-designed Apple processors. But now that the dust has settled, a lot of people are asking why. Read more. skylake takes the blame skylake cpus mac macos computers intel consumer tech

Are You On An Agile+DevOps Journey? Don’t Miss Out On Continuous Testing Services!

Forrester IT

Quality assurance. Quality at speed. Agile Agile Testing Application Development Application Development Continuous Testing DevOps Quality assurance Quality at speed agile software development continuous delivery continuous integrationIt happens often in conversations with clients that I realize they have disjointed initiatives going on to support their digital transformation.

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Delphix: Virtualize applications and databases to save billions of dollars and hundreds of work hours


Company CTO Infrastructure Companies Business Chief Information Officer Data center Database Delphix Quality assurance Software as a service Software testing Applications are core to the enterprise; they drive nearly every aspect of the business. The typical F1000 CIO completed 46 application projects in 2013, and on average, 28 of these 46 projects were over budget and behind schedule. That CIO also spends an average of 40% of her annual budget on applications.

SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization Foundational Work

Perficient Data & Analytics

Development of data quality checks and approval workflows. Quality Assurance. In a new guide , we discuss the background of the SEC’s Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules and the potential effects on individual financial institutions. The snippet below talks about the foundational work companies should have already completed.

Investment Company Reporting Modernization Goals & Expectations

Perficient Data & Analytics

The SEC wants to improve: The quality of information that funds report to the Commission. In a new guide, we discuss the background of the SEC’s Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules and the potential effects on individual financial institutions. The snippet below shares the rules’ objectives and expectations. The Commission’s risk monitoring and oversight, examination, and enforcement capabilities.

[Guide] SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization

Perficient Data & Analytics

In an effort to increase transparency, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted new rules and amendments, called Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules , which require registered investment companies to modernize their reporting and disclosures. While many investment managers have started their journey towards compliance, others have struggled.

SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization Program Challenges

Perficient Data & Analytics

In a new guide, we discuss the background of the SEC’s Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules and the potential effects on individual financial institutions. The snippet below talks about the challenges you can expect when developing a response program. Expect challenges in various areas: Data Availability: All required data elements may not be available internally. You may need to extend or revamp existing data collection processes.

SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization Deadlines

Perficient Data & Analytics

In a new guide , we discuss the background of the SEC’s Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules and the potential effects on individual financial institutions. The snippet below shares some deadlines the new rules present. Form N-PORT. If you are a larger entity with net assets of over $1 billion, you were initially required to comply by June 1, 2018. The SEC has granted a nine-month delay, but you must still gather and maintain all the required data as of June 1, 2018.

The Omni-channel Functional Test Automation 2018 Forrester Wave Is Out.

Forrester's Customer Insights

age of the customer agile application development & delivery mobile application development testing & quality assurance Agile Agile + DevOps Automation Functional Testing Testing Testing ToolsSee why the 15 providers selected matter most in our 2018 wave and how they stack up.

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Focus on risk

IT Toolbox

One of the reasons why organizations have a Quality Assurance department is to manage risk. In a complex software product, quality, or the risk of poor software product, can really be a challenge for an organization. Have you ever stopped to think how well Quality Assurance is doingSpecifically the risk that software is broken when it's delivered to customers.

FlexDeploy 5.4 Highlights


This includes developers, administrators, release managers, quality assurance, full-stack DevOps, or. Flexagon has released a new version of FlexDeploy which includes new features and new and enhanced plugins, along with plenty of usability and productivity improvements.

Webinar Recap: Gain a Competitive Advantage with DevOps


DevOps is a set of practices that marries software development, operations, and quality assurance (QA) to achieve a shorter software delivery life cycle (SDLC) and higher quality releases with.


Spearline Podcast | Episode 5: Assuring your customers with the highest Quality.


In the newest episode of the Podcast series, Josh speaks with Quality Assurance Manager Patrick O’Connor, who tells us about his role and gives an insight into the importance of quality assurance in the customer’s journey. Later in the episode, Kees and Josh bring you more fun facts about Black Friday! And finally, Head of Support, Noel Ryan, joins us in the studio to tell us about the steps Support takes to ensure your customers are always prepared.

In The Digital World, CIOs Need To Help The Business Move Faster

Forrester IT

I recently had the chance to spend some time with some senior technology leaders in Sydney discussing the need for quality when delivering digital business outcomes. With the growing need for speed, many businesses sacrifice quality for speed. Your Quality Assurance and Testing practices must adapt to digital business too - testing needs to be able to accelerate development - not slow it down.

The Best Ways to Organize Your Data Structures


Data lakes collect unrefined data (that is, data in its native form, with limited transformation and quality assurance) and events captured from a diverse array of source systems. Data hubs, data lakes and data warehouses are all significant areas of investment for data and analytics leaders to support increasingly complex, diverse and distributed data workloads.

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DevOps, Invest For Velocity And Quality!

Forrester IT

DevOps provides your business leaders, enterprise architects, developers and I&O leaders a philosophy to achieve, not only the velocity that customers desire but also drive innovation and enforces quality. Key performance metrics such as such as availability, the number of features added are used to measure the speed and quality of how these product centered teams work. Quality.

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The best new true crime podcasts

Mashable Tech

But with such a vast onslaught of true crime to potentially sink your teeth into, it can be overwhelming to sift through everything for quality assurance. Here's the thing about being a true crime junkie: Despite the endless sea of new podcasts being released on a weekly and monthly basis, it's never enough. You've probably already exhausted the many lists recommending the best true crime podcasts of all time.

Microsoft commits to fix Xbox Series X controller disconnects in a future update

The Verge

Here’s the company’s full statement: At Microsoft, we put all of our products through rigorous quality assurance testing and are committed to providing customers with an unparalleled gaming experience. Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge.

8 Best eBook Hosting Platforms for Digital Publishing


Moreover, your eBook must pass the quality assurance test before it is approved for publishing. Book publishing is a nerve-wracking endeavor for every writer – both budding and established.

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MagniX moves electric aircraft engine production to new 40K square-foot headquarters north of Seattle


Eviation is hiring mechanics , engineers and quality assurance and project managers. Roei Ganzarski, CEO of MagniX and chairman of Eviation. MagniX Photo).

Gartner Keynote: Leverage Automation for Modern Security


Others will use it to improve the quality and consistency of risk controls, while reducing error caused by humans. Your team can then piggyback security testing onto the quality assurance testing, and avoid using a single security test case. When Amy, the CISO of a healthcare provider, looked at cloud security across the enterprise, she realized the default access control models were creating a variety of access issues.

Tips And Best Practices For Compliance In The Cloud

Perficient - Digital Transformation

As with any regulated software or hardware, you still need documented procedures that address business use and quality assurance (QA), especially computer system validation (CSV) and change control. As a general guide, the cloud vendor will own the technical procedures (which you will qualify during cloud vendor selection and enforce in your SLAs), and you will own the application procedures, with quality assurance procedures overlapping.

IT Applications: How to Create a Culture of Quality


But this emphasis on speed can have the unintended consequence of developers focusing less on other development objectives, like quality. The need for speed may tempt some development teams to make tradeoffs, but 84% of business partners are unwilling to sacrifice the quality of in-house software for speed. Once behaviors are explicitly defined, delivery teams can be held accountable for those behaviors and can more easily integrate quality into their day-to-day activities.

Why Regression Testing Matters


Our mission to our customers is simple: Allow teams -- whether it’s development, security, performance, and/or quality assurance -- to focus on what’s most strategic to them, allowing autonomous testing to take care of the rest.

7 of the best online learning platforms to advance your career (or side hustle)

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When we spend so much of our time online, we’re bound to learn something while clicking and scrolling. Discover something new with Mashable’s series I learned it on the internet.

5 Factors to Consider Before Choosing an eBook Distributor for your Publishing Needs


This factor will help you to cut down your time on contracting new markets, quality assurance, and pricing discrepancies if any. eBook distribution is an ever evolving and complex topic in today’s publishing landscape. Every publisher aspires to achieve an effective distribution system , which is possible only by choosing the right eBook distributor with the broadest coverage.

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Amazon adds hands-free voice activation to Alexa app, and gives users initial choice to opt in or out


” Amazon and other companies were caught in a firestorm last year amid revelations that teams of people were reviewing audio recordings of users as part of quality assurance programs. Amazon is adding hands-free activation to its Alexa apps for iOS and Android, giving users the option to say “Alexa” aloud rather than pressing the button inside the app before giving the voice assistant a command or asking a question.

The Easiest Way to Learn Ethical Hacking


Gaining the trust of stakeholders, like investors, management/legal, quality assurance testers, customers, etc. Development and Quality Assurance. Ethical hacking and quality assurance have overlaps in the context of understanding systems and ensuring that they work as intended from the perspective of the creator and the end-user. Information Technology Blog - - The Easiest Way to Learn Ethical Hacking - Information Technology Blog. What is Hacking?

Salesforce cuts 1k jobs, including some at Tableau, vows to keep hiring while ‘reshaping’ company


Tableau CEO Adam Selipsky, left, and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, right, at the Tableau Conference in Las Vegas in 2019. GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop).

The New Book “Quality Master” Chapter 2 Introduction: Digital Quality Management Principles

Future of CIO

Digh-quality enterprise is comprised of high-quality people, products, services, business processes, and capability. From the organizational management perspective, how to gain an in-depth understanding of business quality? Which principles shall your set, what do you put in place or how would you then structure your organization to ensure your business competency to adapt rapidly and deliver products and services with high quality. Digital Master Quality

Key Takeaways About Compliant IT Systems In The Cloud

Perficient Data & Analytics

And, finally, ensure you have the appropriate application-level and quality assurance procedures in place to support the use of each system, once it has been validated and release for production use. This is the final post in our series on maintaining regulatory-compliant IT systems in the cloud. In this post, we’ll go over the key takeaways from the series and then we’ll send you on your way!

Return on investment for unified communications

Spearline Testing

Proactive identification of technical issues has led to improved service quality and reliability, and to considerable cost savings for UC providers around the world. The ROI achieved by these organizations highlights the value of a strong quality assurance program. Provided there is a strong connection and a high level of audio quality, these calls can be as beneficial, if not more advantageous than traditional face-to-face meetings.

18 Gifts for the Fuzzing Pro in Your Life


Fuzzing for Software Security Testing and Quality Assurance | Buy It ($120) or Win It ($0).

18 Gifts for the Fuzzing Pro in Your Life


Fuzzing for Software Security Testing and Quality Assurance | Buy It ($120) or Win It ($0).

Continuous Delivery: A PwC Perspective

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Businesses that are not able to deliver with agility and quality fall behind. Quality assurance operations: Relying on prolonged manual testing as opposed to building a robust, automated suite for acceptance testing. Organizational silos: Centralized functions, such as release execution, quality assurance, database or systems administration, mandate their own checklists before releasing the product, thus becoming bottlenecks to rapid deployments.

The Monthly Insight of “Digital Quality” Oct. 2017

Future of CIO

Quality is defined by a number of factors such as efficiency, effectiveness, flexibility, innovation, or maturity, as a degree of quality is in everything people do and experience. Understand Digital Quality via Different Lens Three Aspects of IT Management Quality Check ? IT management quality directly impacts the entire business’s quality, competency and resilience, surviving and thriving capability. Five Questions to Evaluate The QUALITY of Thinking ?

Perficient Helps Adjust to the California Consumer Privacy Act

Perficient Data & Analytics

Quality assurance: Develop test plans and test cases and provide test automation. The first step any financial institution must take in its response to the new CCPA law is to evaluate its exposure and current state of readiness. We can help firms identify gaps, including areas that need immediate action and longer-term changes to support the program.

The importance of customer feedback when designing a product.


When asked about the telecommunications quality assurance products they have been developing, Carl began talking about voice service supports and the benefits for Spearline customers. The role of the Product Manager is a vital one in the product pipeline.

Transforming IT from Monolithic Hardware Oriented to Mosaic Software Driven

Future of CIO

In the ever-evolving digital economy, The SW applications are a key part of the core value chain of the business, and they manage applications with incentives on how much revenue they generate, on customer satisfaction, on strong quality assurance, on market acceptance, etc.