Fri.May 24, 2019

Windows 10 Is Now On 825 Million Active Devices: What It Means For Programmers

The Crazy Programmer

In November 2017, Windows announced that their Windows 10 operating system had been downloaded onto 600 million active devices. This was a big deal at the time, representing an extra 100 million users in less than six months.

Understanding the Digital Transformation Journey

Getronics

Over the years, we’ve all heard people say, “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” ” That’s a humorous quote that had its origin in Lewis Carroll’s classic children’s story, “Alice in Wonderland”.

Stop Drowning In Data And Create An Optimisation Plan

Strategy Driven

One thing is certain – Big data is big business. As the ways in which we can gather information have expanded almost infinitely, so the data we have stacks up and up.

Most popular web back-end programming language

I'm Programmer

Back end development refers to the server side of an application and everything that communicates between the database and the browser. Backend developer focuses on databases, scripting, and the architecture of websites.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

DIA Provides Vision of New Data And Analytics Approach Called MARS

CTOvision

Editor’s note: The following was posted on the Defense Intelligence Agency website and is provided for your awareness. DIA’s Vision of MARS: Decision advantage for the 21st century JOINT BASE ANACOSTIA-BOLLING, D.C. ,

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Intelligence Exploitation Summit 23-24 July 2019

CTOvision

Four short links: 24 May 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Forms by Configuration, GitHub Sponsors, SpaceX's LEO Internet, and a Gallery of Programmer Interfaces. ncform -- a very nice configuration generation way to develop forms. GitHub Sponsors -- allowing donations.

6th Annual Cybersecurity Canon Hall of Fame Awards

Palo Alto Networks

Rick Howard presenting at the 6th Annual Cybersecurity Canon Hall of Fame Gala. Last week, Palo Alto Networks hosted the sixth annual Cybersecurity Canon Hall of Fame Awards at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C.

CloudBees Increases Size of DevOps War Chest

DevOps.com

CloudBees has increased the pool of dollars it is aggregated to drive further consolidation across the DevOps sector by $10 million, thanks to an investment from HSBC.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

Announcements: Abstractions II: Pittsburgh Boogaloo

The Daily WTF

I’ve been a big fan of the work Code and Supply has been doing for years, with their focus on building a community for developers, starting in Pittsburgh and expanding their sights. We’ve co-sponsored a number of events, and I’ve personally found jobs and made friends through the organization.

Get Testing Bottlenecks Out of Your Pipelines

DevOps.com

I first learned the term “deployment pipeline” when I read “Continuous Delivery: Reliable Software Releases through Build, Test and Deployment Automation,” by Jez Humble and David Farley back in 2009.

Trying to remove Microsoft Office Access Database Engine 2007

Spiceworks

Trying to install a 64-bit version of Office and I get a message saying I two 32-bit Office applications installed. The problem is one doesn't show up at all on my apps list, Sharepoint Designer, and the other is listed but I can't uninstall it, missing "AceRedist.msi".

The Intersection of Technology Transformation and Security in Healthcare

Getronics

The evolution of technology in Healthcare brings with it both incredible opportunities as well as risks. Today, Healthcare accounts for 30% of the world’s data production.

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

Do I need litigation hold enabled if I have retention policy enabled

Spiceworks

Guys, I was hoping if you can help me with this question and the pros and cons of each maybe? I have a client that was required to have Office 365 retention policy enabled to keep things for 10 years (Exchange, SharePoint, Teams Etc).

This One Weird Trick to Trace Your Application at Scale for Free

LaunchDarkly

Detailed execution traces are incredibly helpful when debugging applications, however sometimes recording these traces is more expensive than you’d like. Recently, we added detailed tracing to our streaming API servers.

One Year Down: GDPR by the Numbers

Sailpoint

Today marks the first anniversary of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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I'm Programmer

App Marketing Humor 1 of 3 My friend doesn't seem to want anything of my million dollar idea. I wonder why. My friend doesn't seem to want anything of my million dollar idea. I wonder why.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

Identity is Security: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

Sailpoint

Our personal data is sacred. It is the digital footprint that holds us up and allows us to live our lives out online, but once it’s out there (and in the wrong hands), our footprint becomes wider—and not in a good way. That’s why this week, a headline in CSO caught my attention.

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Neurosynaptic Microchip Uses Light and Algorithms to Mimic Human Brain

The New Stack

Growing Pains for Containers, Data Centers Call for Better Management

DevOps.com

Containers have taken the tech community by storm with their ability to drive agile and effective innovation. Compared to the rigid nature of virtual machines, it’s no wonder developers and IT teams have flocked to containers and their flexibility.

Context: Monitoring and Observability Trends, KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2019

The New Stack

This week on The New Stack Context podcast, recorded live from KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2019 , we’re talking all about monitoring and observability. Our guests are Kresten Krab Thorup , chief technology officer for Humio and Colin Fernandes , director of product marketing at Sumo Logic.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Channel Scoop – May 24, 2019

Palo Alto Networks

It’s that time again! We kicked off our annual Partner Satisfaction Survey this week. If you received an email this week with a unique URL to complete our annual survey, don’t ignore it. We enhance our NextWave Partner Program with feedback we receive from the survey. Plus, you can win a $500 gift card. Make your participation count. Channels Weekly for Partners. You can get quick updates every Friday with the new Channels Weekly.

This Week in Programming: GitHub Gets in the Open Source Fundraising Game

The New Stack

Keeping Tests Fast

Net Objectives

TDD tests need to be run frequently. As an agile process, TDD needs to be responsive and flexible. Part of this is the ability to keep very short the feedback loop between tests and production. To run tests frequently without excessive cost requires that they must be executed quickly. Here are some things that help … Continue reading "Keeping Tests Fast". Audio Available TDD

Azure AD Connected / Synced - 365 Still allows Admins to reset passwords

Spiceworks

We have several customers that have Azure AD Connect installed on their Domains. They also use 365, in some cases AAD. Previously, in 365 Portal, you could NOT reset a Users's password on their EMail/365 Account because it errored and said this setting was managed by AD Connect / On-Prem settings. So a tech would get on a DC, ADUC, and reset the password. Run an Delta Sync in powershell and everything was fine. Now, they can reset the password in the 365 Portal with no warning or error.

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"