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What You Missed at AWS Public Sector Summit: Swag, Tech, and Life on Mars

First off, if you don’t have a Data Dogs t-shirt or CloudCheckr sticker on your laptop – it’s not officially an AWS Summit. The swag is as everywhere as usual, and this year AWS set up an area with arcade and old school video games, bean bag chairs, a pool table, and giant versions of […]

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Are Going All-Out For Young Women in STEM

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Are Going All-Out For Young Women in STEM “You can’t be what you can’t see.” CARLY CASSELLA, SCIENCE AS FACT 12 MAR 2018 Last week on International Women’s Day, Prince Harry and soon-to-be princess Meghan Markle used their royal platform to support young women and girls pursuing science, technology, engineering […]

The cloud goes critical in 2018: Deep learning, smart cloud infrastructure, and more

From cut-throat competition, eyebrow-raising co-opetition, and major advances in cloud-based machine learning, 2017 was a pivotal – and productive – year for the cloud, setting the stage for what looks likely to be the most exciting year yet. The market swing is already in full force. Thanks to a full-fledged embrace by the enterprise, the […]

All Things Distributed: Rethinking the ‘production’ of data

This article titled “Daten müssen strategischer Teil des Geschäfts werden” appeared in German last week in the “IT und Datenproduktion” column of Wirtschaftwoche. How companies can use ideas from mass production to create business with data Strategically, IT doesn’t matter. That was the provocative thesis of a much-talked-about article from 2003 in the Harvard Business […]

The Evidence is in: The Cloud’s Advantages are now Clear to Business

The business community is now seeing directly how the cloud is transformative for business, not something simply for technologists to use One of the likely outcomes of moving to the public cloud is altering how products are designed, a recent Harvard Business Review article shows. With cloud, there is closer collaboration between corporate IT departments […]

Shifting to The Cloud: 5 Benefits of Cloud Computing

Disruptive technologies have been changing the game in the IT world for the last decade. New trends emerge and it quickly becomes apparent that businesses need to adapt to survive. One of these disruptive technologies is cloud computing. Simply defined, cloud computing is the practice of computing over an internet connection. Chances are you are […]

What is a Kanban Board?

A Kanban board is the key visualization tool for implementing Kanban in your business. A Kanban board is used by any team that uses Kanban for visual management of their work and improving their delivery of products and services in terms of predictability, quality and time-to-market performance. A Kanban board can be physical – which […]

What is Extreme Programming? | Agile Methodology

Definition Extreme Programming (XP) is an agile software development framework that aims to produce higher quality software, and higher quality of life for the development team. XP is the most specific of the agile frameworks regarding appropriate engineering practices for software development. When Applicable The general characteristics where XP is appropriate were described by Don […]