Wed.Jan 09, 2019

Blame Replaces Strategy: Enterprise IT War Rooms Causing Incalculable Losses

The concept of a “war room” is time-honored. One of the early examples is the Churchill War Rooms, an underground bunker that allowed Britain’s leaders to plot the allied route to victory during World War II.

How Should CIOs Give Negative Feedback?

The Accidental Successful CIO

It’s critical the CIOs give negative feedback, but they need to do it correctly Image Credit: Daniel Friedman. We’ve all been there.

Data architecture vs backend architecture

Erik Bernhardsson

A modern tech stack typically involves at least a frontend and backend but relatively quickly also grows to include a data platform. This typically grows out of the need for ad-hoc analysis and reporting but possibly evolves into a whole oil refinery of cronjobs, dashboards, bulk data copying, and much more. What generally pushes things into the data platform is (generally) that a number of things are.

How to Protect Your Small Business from a Hacker Attack

The Crazy Programmer

Data breaches and compromised websites frequently used to spread malware can be risky for your business; including small businesses. In fact, small or medium-sized businesses are likely to suffer more consequences of cyber-attacks than large enterprises.

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

Basic dashboards used to be enough to thrill end users. But over time, modern capabilities have emerged—and bare-minimum features are no longer cutting it. How have analytics changed? And where do your BI offerings fall? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Building Amazing Apps, Part 1: Optimizing the Front End

There are millions of apps available today, and it’s incredibly easy for any user to download and install any of them with just a few taps on a screen or click of a mouse. If you want to build and deliver an app that will amaze users, you need to be able to differentiate from […].

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Red Hat Adds Support for Nested Workflows to Ansible Automation Framework

Red Hat today announced it is adding support for nested playbooks created using the open source Ansible automation framework within one another, which, in turn, will make it easier to automate complex IT processes.

Announcing OODA: A Company Addressing Next Generation Security Challenges


Editor’s note: The below is from the press release for the launch of my new firm, OODA LLC. I’m very excited about this new venture and intend on making a positive difference in addressing several next generation security challenges. For more see: Industry Veterans Launch New Company to Address Next Generation Security Challenges Security, […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber War News

How AIOps Helps You Get More Out of DevOps

DevOps may seem like an overused term. It involves taking an application’s source code and running it in an environment. It can cover the processes, the technology or even the people that maintain the technology that is running those very processes.

Steeltoe: Modernize.Net Apps for a Microservices Architecture

The New Stack

Pivotal sponsored this post. David Dieruf. David is a part of the tech marketing team within Pivotal, bringing a focus of.NET related technologies. He has been writing C# for as long as it’s been a thing. In his spare time he enjoys breaking things, only to fix them.

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Maturing DevOps adoption increasingly embraces the database, new Redgate research finds

Third annual State of Database DevOps Survey sees closer collaboration between teams, enabling compliance and faster code deployment, and the wider use of DevOps practices across both database and application development. Cambridge UK, Wednesday 9 January 2019 – DevOps adoption is increasing and spreading across organizations, bringing together application and database development, driving business benefits, […].

The Need for Time Series Data Is Now

The New Stack

Mark Herring, CMO, InfluxData. Mark Herring is a well-rounded silicon-valley executive with proven experience in taking complex technology and making it understandable to the broader audience. Currently, Herring is Chief Marketing Officer at InfluxData.

State Management in Angular Using Firebase


Without proper state management, your Angular app will become a UX nightmare. But even with that solved, persisting state across sessions and devices can be tricky. This tutorial shows how to leapfrog that challenge using Firebase

Principles of Good Large-Scale Agile

The New Stack

Johan Karlsson. Johan Karlsson is a Senior Consultant at Perforce Software and works closely with customers, colleagues and partners, with a strong focus on Agile. Prior to his current role, Johan held senior roles at Hansoft, which was acquired by Perforce in 2017.

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5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

Many application teams leave embedded analytics to languish until something—an unhappy customer, plummeting revenue, a spike in customer churn—demands change. But by then, it may be too late. In this White Paper, Logi Analytics has identified 5 tell-tale signs your project is moving from “nice to have” to “needed yesterday.". Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

KanbanStats V: Single numbers


This post is all about just aggregating and averaging out to a single number… and then I can’t control myself but start to lay that number out over the individual weeks too. That, and we will use the Gauge-chart for the first time in my life.

Strategic procrastination and software design

Wolk Software Engineering

I want to share a straightforward but yet compelling software design and architecture technique that has been very effective for me over the last couple of years.

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Choosing the Right Software Development Partner (with or without an RFP), Part 1: Evaluating Longevity

Atomic Spin

Finding the right custom software development firm for your project is a tough job. Even a thorough RFP process won’t save you if you’re not looking for the right things. Software projects are notorious for being late, over budget, and frustrating.

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

Every time an application team gets caught up in the “build vs buy” debate, it stalls projects and delays time to revenue. There is a third option. Partnering with an analytics development platform gives you the freedom to customize a solution without the risks and long-term costs of building your own. Learn when and why it makes sense to build, buy, or take a combined approach to embedded BI. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

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Fluentd’s Role as a Data Collector in Today’s Cloud Native World

The New Stack

Open source Fluentd has emerged as an open source data collector for massive amounts of log data from often many different sources — in a way that is especially useful for cloud native deployments on Kubernetes.

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JANUARY 2019 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday


JANUARY 2019 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday The holidays are behind us and here we are, already well into a brand new year. They seem to come and go faster and faster, the older I get. One constant, though (at least for the past sixteen years) is that when the second Tuesday of the month […]. Patch Central Patch Tuesday


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O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Quantum Computing Zines, Phone Locations, Secret Wi-Fi Networks, and Programming the Integers. Quantum Computing Zines -- from EPiQC , the University of Chicago-led quantum research collaboration. Topics: history, hype, measurement, operations, notation, reversibility, superposition, and entanglement.

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

Why do some embedded analytics projects succeed while others fail? We surveyed 500+ application teams embedding analytics to find out which analytics features actually move the needle. Read the 6th annual State of Embedded Analytics Report to discover new best practices. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

The state of test automation: 7 key trends to watch


Prior to my Automation Guild conference each year, I survey the community about the issues they're struggling with. I also speak with many testing thought leaders on my weekly Test Talks podcast. App Dev & Testing, Testing, Automation Guild, Application Testing, Test Automation, Automation Guild 2019

Representative Line: It Only Crashes When It Works

The Daily WTF

We already know that Kara ’s office has a problem with strings. Kara’s back again, with more string related troubles. These troubles are a bit worse, once we add in some history. You see, some of their software does machine control. That is to say, it sends commands to some bit of machinery, which then moves or extrudes or does whatever the machine does. Kara wasn’t specific, only granted that this machine was neither large enough or mean enough to kill someone.

Embotics Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Management Platforms

Ottawa, ON – January 9, 2019 – Embotics®, the hybrid cloud automation and orchestration company, today announced it was named a Leader in the first Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Management Platforms. According to the report, “infrastructure and operations leaders who need to provide automation, governance, lifecycle management and brokering across multicloud resources are discovering […].

Off-The-Shelf Hacker: Add Stereo Audio to Your DIY Gadgets

The New Stack

Last week we looked at how to hook up a mono 5-watt audio amplifier to my talking robotic skull, Hedley via its Raspberry Pi mainboard. The sound will come from a small speaker in the roof of his mouth, which coupled with synchronized jaw movement will make him speak.

The Complete Predictive Analytics Lifecycle for Application Teams

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy, Senior Director of Predictive Analytics, Logi Analytics

Applications with predictive analytics are able to deliver massive value to end users. But what steps should product managers take to add predictive analytics to their applications? In this webinar, we’ll walk through an end-to-end lifecycle of embedding predictive analytics inside an application. Find out how a real-world application decided what predictive questions to ask, sourced the right data, organized resources, built models, deployed predictive analytics in production, and monitored model performance over time.

Pulseway Closes 2018 with Major Customer Win Milestones; Leading Remote Monitoring and Management Market

2018 Marked with Exponential Customer Growth, New Offerings, Partnerships and Awards SAN JOSE, Calif., January 9, 2019 — Pulseway, a leading provider of mobile-first, cloud-first remote monitoring and management (RMM) software, is closing out 2018 recapping major business milestones the industry leader has accomplished. With the addition of over 1,200 new paying customers and 25,000 […].

The best security conferences of 2019


You can find a security conference tailored to every IT security pro's needs, covering application security, information security and data security. Some are very large, while others are more intimate. Some are loud and boisterous; others are more formal and toned down. Some focus on vendors and their latest products, while others emphasize training and education. A few have a narrow scope, while others aim to be comprehensive.

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