Wed.Jun 19, 2024

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CIOs take note: Platform engineering teams are the future core of IT orgs

CIO

Three years ago BSH Home Appliances completely rearranged its IT organization, creating a digital platform services team consisting of three global platform engineering teams, and four regional platform and operations teams. Berke Menekli, VP of digital platform services, says it’s one of the best things he ever did. BSH’s previous infrastructure and operations teams, which supported the European appliance manufacturer’s application development groups, simply acted as suppliers of infrastructur

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Minimize Human-Computer Friction: How to start boosting your Productivity

Xebia

Have you ever noticed friction when interacting with your computer? Your thoughts move fast. But you just can’t seem to get your thoughts into the computer as fast as you like. You feel like you’re wasting time and energy. This can be very frustrating. But it doesn’t have to be this way! In this blogpost, we’ll share how you can minimize this friction and boost your productivity.

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European hospitals launch Microsoft-backed AI network to agree privacy guardrails

CIO

Artificial intelligence, it is widely assumed, will soon unleash the biggest transformation in health care provision since the medical sector started its journey to professionalization after the flu pandemic of 1918. The catch is that bringing this about will require new institutional channels for knowledge, engineering, and ethical collaboration that don’t yet exist.

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The High Cost of Misaligned Business and Analytics Goals

Harvard Business Review

How and where do companies’ investments in new and improved data and analytic capabilities contribute to tangible business benefits like profitability and growth? Should they invest in talent? Technology? Culture? According to new research, the degree of alignment between business goals and analytics capabilities is among the most important factors.

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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Flash Forward make the end of the HDD

CIO

Artificial intelligence (AI), big data, and high-performance computing have shifted the digital landscape in many ways, particularly in the area of data growth and storage. As we rely more on technology, the surge in the volume of data presents new challenges in existing infrastructures. According to Gartner, AI-related data will account for 63% of all data by 2030, posing a higher requirement on the ability of automatic data scheduling and governance.

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HPE and Danfoss put excess data center heat to use

CIO

Data centers are hot, in more ways than one. Not only are enterprises and hyperscalers building or expanding their facilities to accommodate increasing interest in artificial intelligence, but that same AI is gobbling power, and thus creating heat — a lot of it. And that means cooling costs are also growing. In fact, according to the International Energy Agency, by 2026 the AI industry is expected to have grown exponentially to consume at least ten times its electricity demand in 2023.

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Should We Really Be Worried Over Influence Campaigns?

Ooda Loop

In the runup to the 2024 U.S. presidential election, much attention has been placed on rampant influence campaigns emerging from U.S. adversaries like China, Iran, and Russia.

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La Gen AI può essere la risposta ai problemi con i dati? Sì, ma non in tutti i casi

CIO

Attualmente ci sono 143 milioni di persone in attesa di interventi chirurgici nei Paesi a basso reddito. Ci sono organizzazioni pronte a portare medici e risorse ma, tra i due elementi, c’è un gap di informazione, afferma Joan LaRovere, direttore medico associato del Boston Children’s Hospital, professore alla Harvard Medical School e co-fondatore della Virtue Foundation, una ONG dedicata a risolvere questo divario informativo.

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Survey Surfaces Extent of Web Application Security Crisis

DevOps.com

A survey of 349 U.S. and UK cybersecurity professionals finds that while 60% work for organizations that update web applications at least once a week nearly three-quarters (75%) test their web applications monthly or less often.

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Secure SaaS Success: Embedded Finance as a Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms

Join us for an exclusive webinar hosted by Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms, where he’ll explore the significant impact of embedded finance on the software industry! This session is designed to provide you with the strategic insights needed to navigate the future of SaaS successfully, all while gaining a deeper understanding of how these trends can enhance your competitive edge, boost revenue, and deepen customer loyalty.

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Identify — and Develop — Your Natural Strengths

Harvard Business Review

When we think of self-improvement, we tend to focus on our weaknesses. But that means we often underestimate our strengths — or even don’t recognize them at all. In this article, the author explains why we’ve developed this focus on weakness, and she then lays out a program for identifying and developing our strengths, with a particular focus on natural abilities that we might take for granted and therefore overlook.

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The Rise of Coding Assistants: Supercharging Developer Productivity

DevOps.com

The rapid advancements in large language model (LLM) coding assistants have sparked debates about the future of coding, with some even predicting doomsday for coders.

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Case Insensitive CSS Attribute Selector

David Walsh

CSS selectors never cease to amaze me in how powerful they can be in matching complex patterns. Most of that flexibility is in parent/child/sibling relationships, very seldomly in value matching. Consider my surprise when I learned that CSS allows matching attribute values regardless off case! Adding a {space}i to the attribute selector brackets will make the attribute value search case insensitive: /* case sensitive, only matches "example" */ [class=example] { background: pink; } /* case insens

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Where do you start managing risk?

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Every business venture carries risk. Kim Wasson describes five factors to consider when diving into risk management. Today’s guest post is b y Kim Wasson, a principal at thought LEADERS where she teaches our course on Risk Management. You know that managing risk is important. You know that the difference between dismal failure and a simple adjustment can be as straightforward as being prepared.

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Deliver Mission Critical Insights in Real Time with Data & Analytics

In the fast-moving manufacturing sector, delivering mission-critical data insights to empower your end users or customers can be a challenge. Traditional BI tools can be cumbersome and difficult to integrate - but it doesn't have to be this way. Logi Symphony offers a powerful and user-friendly solution, allowing you to seamlessly embed self-service analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting directly into your applications.

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Six Ways the Software Development Platform can Reduce Developer Burnout

DevOps.com

The frantic pace of digitization impacts on innovation and creativity, and burnout is a very present issue estimated to affect four in five software developers.

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Using CNTI/CNF Test Catalog for Non-Telco Cloud-Native Microservices

Dzone - DevOps

The Cloud Native Telecom Initiative (CNTI) and the Cloud-Native Network Functions (CNF) Test Catalog are powerful tools designed to ensure telco applications adhere to cloud-native principles and best practices. However, a common misconception is that this tool is limited to telco applications. In reality, the CNTI/CNF Test Catalog is highly versatile and can be effectively used to validate the cloud nativeness of non-telco microservices.

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4 keys to writing modern Python

InfoWorld

Although Python had its 30-year anniversary in 2021, the explosion of adoption, growth, and forward-thinking development associated with the language is still relatively new. Many features of Python have remained unchanged since its inception, but with every passing year, and every new edition of Python, there are new ways of doing things and new libraries that take advantage of those advances.

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How GitHub Codespaces Helps in Reducing Development Setup Time

Dzone - DevOps

In the fast-paced world of software development, efficiency and speed play an important role. Setting up a development environment can be a time-consuming task for developers. GitHub Codespaces, a cloud-based environment, aims to address this challenge by offering access to a configured setup. This guide will help you kickstart your journey with GitHub Codespaces and showcase how it can significantly accelerate the environment setup process for developers.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Cassandra

It’s no surprise that Apache Cassandra has emerged as a popular choice for organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful solution to manage their data at a scale—but with great power comes great responsibility. Due to the inherent complexity of distributed databases, this white paper will uncover the 10 rules you’ll want to know when managing Apache Cassandra.

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An Overview of Devmio’s Conferences in 2024

Apiumhub

Attending conferences and events is crucial for software developers and professionals to stay updated on the latest trends, best practices, and innovations. Devmio’s conferences, in particular, are highly anticipated events that promise to deliver cutting-edge insights and knowledge-sharing opportunities. These events provide a platform for networking, skill enhancement, and career growth, which are essential for professionals looking to stay ahead in the industry. devmio , a software know

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GenAI: Spring Boot Integration With LocalAI for Code Conversion

Dzone - DevOps

Building applications with GenAI has become very popular today. One of the main concerns with cloud-based AI services like Chat GPT and Gemini is that you are sharing a lot of data with the cloud providers. These privacy issues can be addressed by running LLM models in a private data center or local machine. The popular open-source LLM models and GenAI tools such as LLM Studio, Ollama, AnythingLLM, and LocalAI are supported on various platforms like Windows, Linux, and Mac, and they are easy to

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Empowering Sales Management with AI

IDC

In today’s high-stakes sales environment, managers are grappling with an array of challenges that can stifle growth and efficiency. From the daunting task of managing diverse teams and complex sales processes to the relentless pressure of meeting ambitious targets, the role of a sales manager has never been more demanding. Add to this the reality [.

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Building Powerful AI Applications With Amazon Bedrock: Enhanced Chatbots and Image Generation Use Cases

Dzone - DevOps

The realm of Generative AI ( GenAI ) is rapidly transforming how businesses operate. Amazon Bedrock empowers developers to harness the power of various Foundation Models ( FMs ) for a wide range of applications. This article dives into two compelling use cases — Enhanced Customer Service Chatbots and Image Generation — exploring their current challenges, AWS solutions using Bedrock, and potential benefits.

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Using Data & Analytics for Improving Healthcare Innovation and Outcomes

In the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, delivering data insights to end users or customers can be a significant challenge for product managers, product owners, and application team developers. The complexity of healthcare data, the need for real-time analytics, and the demand for user-friendly interfaces can often seem overwhelming. But with Logi Symphony, these challenges become opportunities.

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Dell and Analysys Mason Announce Telecom Open Network Index

Dell EMC

The new Open Network Index (ONI) report measures 50 Tier 1 operators worldwide on their network modernization progress.

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HTMX for Java with Spring Boot and Thymeleaf

InfoWorld

Not long ago, we looked at how to build an HTMX application with JavaScript. HTMX also works with Java, so now we'll try that out using Spring Boot and Thymeleaf. This awesome stack gives you all the power and versatility of Java with Spring, combined with the ingenious simplicity of HTMX. HTMX: A rising star HTMX is a newer technology that takes plain old HTML and gives it extra powers like Ajax and DOM swaps.

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CodeSOD: Extended Models

The Daily WTF

If I'm being completely honest, I'm mildly anti-ORM. I'm not about to go on a rampage and suggest they should absolutely, never, ever, ever be used, but I think they tend to create a lot of problems. Instead of being a true mapping between our object model and our relational model, they're their own tool, with its own idosynchracies, and a lot of "magic" that conceals its actual operation.

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Comparing Approaches: Center of Excellence Versus Platform Engineering

DevOps.com

Both CoE and platform engineering aim to boost productivity and collaboration. Which is best for your shop?

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Kafka

Without proper guidance, it’s easy to miss out on Kafka’s full capabilities. While not the easiest technology to optimize, Kafka rewards those willing to explore its depths. Under the hood, it is an elegant system for stream processing, event sourcing, and data integration. Download this white paper to learn the 10 critical rules that will help you optimize your Kafka system and unlock its full potential.