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While cloud computing is well known for lowering costs, and bringing additional agility to enterprises, the emergence of vertical-specific clouds is beginning to define their value as well. Vertical-specific clouds are those public or community clouds that provide processes and suppor...
We’re down to the last few, albeit most important, steps in this little project. In Part 1, we created a new WordPress site hosted on Windows Azure. Part 2, we transferred the content from our old site to the new one. With Part 3, we set up our custom domain with some DNS wizardry. In ...
One of the biggest drawbacks in IT operations is that we work in silos, with loads of attempts made to connect functional departments before but it seems like very little progress has been made. With applications being the lifeblood of businesses, it is imperative that there is a commo...
It is surprising to see how every new technology suddenly becomes the thing that will solve every problem. The cloud is no different. Everybody rushes to migrate their applications to the cloud because they think this will magically make them faster, cheaper, agile, competitive and… ad...
A few days ago there was a Twitter back and forth between two people I deeply respect: Dan Brickley [twitter:danbri] and Ed Summers [twitter:edsu]. It started with Ed responding to a tweet about a brief podcast I did with Kevin Ford [twitter:3windmills], who is on the team working on B...
Citrix XenApp or XenDesktop is a perfect fit for lowering the costs of desktop management and simplifying access to the hosted applications from any device. Last week we discussed some challenges to application performance monitoring (APM) introduced by Citrix. Apart from getting yet a...
How many times have I heard that the real problem with Agile is getting to the start line? There has to be some definition up front, but Agile methods don’t really help. Perhaps it’s a little secret for many organizations that they feel they must do more specification work up front bec...
Decision making is defined most simply as the act of choosing between two or more courses of action. It might seem straightforward, when only one person is involved and the choices are black and white. But add another person to the equation, and a few more choices, and the decision get...
Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been posting about how to work with external data in Windows Phone 8 apps if you’re an Android developer today. I want to wrap this series by providing some useful links. All posts in this series Connect to the network Manage network usage Parse XML d...
If you are considering learning jQuery, this is a great place to start. The author starts the book with an introduction that puts jQuery in context and then helps you set up a development environment.Although I think most people reading this book should already be at a level of experie...
#devops API and application versioning becomes a requirement when dev is agile. Agile development methodologies advocate a rapid release cycle. Facebook, for example, noted last year that it pushes code live twice a day. Organizations may never push code that often, but they do push n...
#devops API and application versioning becomes a requirement when dev is agile. Agile development methodologies advocate a rapid release cycle. Facebook, for example, noted last year that it pushes code live twice a day. Organizations may never push code that often, but they do push n...
On a recent trip back to the United States from abroad, I stood in line with several others as we waited for Homeland Security officers to check our documents and credentials. You knew as you waited in that long line of other residents returning from their trips, that when the person a...
Now that your app can connect to a network and manage its network usage, it’s time to start working with data. Two of the most common data formats in use on the Internet today are Extensible Markup Language (XML) and JavaScript Object Notation (JSON). Website that update their content ...
What are popular ERP systems in North America? Often it depends upon who you ask. When you ask "which system is best?" or "which ERP is the most favored?", you should consider that each company has unique needs and process requirements. So there is no "one-size-fits-all" when it comes ...
“Which ERP is suitable for companies with x million dollars?” Revenues size is one of the most common factors in ERP selection. It is a common question facing a manager looking to find a replacement system for their current ERP solution. The question comes down to “How large are you?” ...
The pressure on enterprises to deploy applications as fast as possible has never been greater. The mobile revolution, the huge impact of cloud computing, and the BYOD trend have intensified the pressure, forcing large organizations to re-think and re-tool their approaches to app develo...
It’s more than likely that a Windows Phone app will need to work with data that resides on the Internet. For example, an app may aggregate data from various news sources using RSS feeds. Consuming this type of data in a Windows Phone app is very similar to consuming it in an Android ap...
By Bob GourleyHadoop World is coming! If your organization uses information and if you play a role in collecting, moving, storing security and/or analyzing it, come interact with your peers from other information intensive organizations and learn cutting edge concepts for enhancing you...
there will always be a role for this content-level device
Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been posting about how to work with external data in Windows Store apps if you’re an Android developer today. I want to wrap this series by providing some useful links. All posts in this series Connect to the network Manage network usage Parse XML dat...
The Government Accountability Office announced that federal agencies are not setting a good precedent in estimating their IT projects. Unfortunately, the data used by these agencies to measure their costs is often incomplete or gathered through word of mouth. Federal organizations woul...
As the leader of Netuitive’s dedicated professional services team, I believe I work with some of the best and the brightest in the industry. My team is focused on enabling our IT analytics software to be delivered as a turnkey solution, and we have cut our teeth doing this at the world...
It’s more than likely that a Windows Store app will need to work with data that resides on the Internet. For example, an app may aggregate data from various news sources using RSS feeds. Consuming this type of data in a Windows Store app is very similar to consuming it in an Android ap...
Proxy Workflows Tokenization can be a good strategy for staying out of the news. These are the headlines of our times:  “Hospital warns patients of a data breach” – May 9, 2013. “Hospice informs 800 patients of health data breach” … Read more...
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29 May 2013 - Leader in online hotel bookings in the Nordic region, SunHotels, announced today that it has selected XML travel analytics company, Triometric, as a key supplier for its on-going strategy to deliver outstanding booking experiences with improved customer and service insigh...
It’s apps that always get the glory don’t they? After reflecting on my talk at the Health Refactored conference in Mountain View last week, I saw a lot of focus on the consumer and client side of the healthcare API … Read more >The post Where do secure, ...
LONDON, 23rd May 2013: Skrill, one of Europe's largest online payment providers, has announced a new partnership with Russian payments service Yandex.Money. The collaboration will enable Skrill to expand coverage of the Russian payments market while allowing Yandex.Money to be integrat...
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Moscow, Russia, May 21, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Intelligent Converters released new version of MSSQL-to-MySQL, a program to migrate Microsoft SQL databases to MySQL server, enhanced with custom type mapping feature. Both Microsoft SQL and MySQL database management systems have similar set ...
Although I started with ColdFusion for application development, I did plenty brochureware sites with HTML. I believe the version was HTML 2.0 for IE 2.0. I lived in the browser world for years doing ColdFusion, ASP, and HTML sites. When winforms and Smart Client with web services emerg...
Kin Lane has started tracking what he calls API Brokers over at API Evangelist. This quote illustrates the promise of API brokerage: I envision other new API brokers emerging, in niche areas like images, video or messaging. Imagine if you could … Read more >The post...
The President's State of the Union address made it clear that data security is a top priority to keep personal, business-related and national security information protected. During the last State of the Union address, President Barack Obama included improving data security on his list...
Living Social, the popular online discount site, recently experienced a cyber-attack affecting more than 50 million of their customers. Users with a Living Social account received an email explaining the data breach, which included hackers accessing customer user names, email addresses...
Keynote presentation software has what seems to be a needless limitation on how large you can scale an object using their animation capabilities: you can take it up to 200% and no larger. A few years ago I poked around in the xml save files and manually increased the scaling on an obje...
It is a common scenario that an API Server must call out to a Security Token Service (STS) "off to the side" in order to get a SAML assertion issued for a user. This SAML Assertion then then usually