The Best Way to Build a Product that Resonates with Consumers

People like to throw around the word MVP (minimum viable product), as if it gives you carte blanche to build something sub-par. This is the scenario you never want: Developers are head down in code for weeks, they build the product, rip the cover off, and your beta users’ reaction are, What the heck is this? […] Read more »

10 Best US Cities for Tech Jobs in 2017

These metro areas have seen the biggest gains in software jobs over the last five years. You might be surprised by where some cities rank, and which noted tech employer missed the cut. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:The 3 hottest cloud jobs for 2017IDG Editors predict tech trends for 2017Mingis on Tech: Tech Trends for 2017World […] Read more »

SLA definitions, solutions and best practices

SLAs are a critical component of any technology vendor contract. Beyond listing expectations of service type and quality, an SLA provides remedies when requirements aren’t met.  Following are answers to common questions about SLAs and tips on how your organzation can craft effective SLAs with your vendors and partners. What is an SLA? A service-level […] Read more »

ZoneSavvy taps big data to help SMBs find best sites for businesses

Location, location, location: As the old joke goes, those are the three keys to business success. Now, with big data analysis, corporations can be smarter than ever before about where to open up new offices or businesses. But what if you run a mom-and-pop shop, or you’re dreaming of quitting your corporate job and opening […] Read more »

ZoneSavvy taps big data to help SMBs find best sites for businesses

Location, location, location: As the old joke goes, those are the three keys to business success. Now, with big data analysis, corporations can be smarter than ever before about where to open up new offices or businesses. But what if you run a mom-and-pop shop, or you’re dreaming of quitting your corporate job and opening […] Read more »

The best new features in Windows Server 2016

As we’ve come to expect from new versions of Windows Server, Windows Server 2016 arrives packed with a huge array of new features. Many of the new capabilities, such as containers and Nano Server, stem from Microsoft’s focus on the cloud. Others, such as Shielded VMs, illustrate a strong emphasis on security. Still others, like […] Read more »

Got big data? The Cloud Security Alliance offers up 100 best practices

Big data is best known for its volume, variety, and velocity — collectively referred to as the “3 Vs” — and all three of those traits make security an elusive goal. Targeting companies grappling with that challenge, the Cloud Security Alliance on Friday released a new report offering 100 best practices. As its name would […] Read more »

10 best cloud SLA practices

Getting and enforcing a service level agreement is paramount when employing cloud services – that was the chief conclusion reached in a report out this week by the federal watchdogs at the Government Accountability Office. “Purchasing IT services through a provider enables agencies to avoid paying for all the assets such as hardware, software and […] Read more »

How to choose the best cloud for your app

How should I match the applications in my portfolio with the most appropriate cloud? This question is becoming increasingly common in enterprise IT organizations today, and it can be difficult to answer. Often the decision depends on the sensitivity of the data within the application. At other times, public versus private cloud considerations are paramount. […] Read more »

Sponsored post: Building For Success on AWS: Five Best Practice Tips

As AWS increasingly becomes the preferred deployment model for enterprise applications and services, it’s never been more important for a software or AWS SaaS provider to work effectively with AWS. Many leading technology providers are therefore optimizing their software to run on AWS as well as building globally available cloud services delivered through AWS’ worldwide […] Read more »

Aunty BBC smashed by DDoS — or so Beeb tells Beeb (and best 2015 TV)

The BBC—that mainstay of British broadcasting, education, journalism, and whatever Top Gear was—is ruing the day someone dropped a cup of tea into the server. Or perhaps it was a distributed-denial-of-service attack—we don’t know and Aunty Beeb isn’t saying (well, apart from BBC journalists quoting BBC “sources,” that is). Good heavens, what? Pass the crumpets, mum. […] Read more »

Seventh Annual WSO2 Summer School Series Focuses on Data Analytics Best Practices for Optimizing Business Insights

WSO2 delivers the only fully integrated open source enterprise middleware platform to support today’s enterprise environments—internally and across the cloud, mobile devices, and Internet of Things. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2015 WSO2 Summer School returns for a seventh year by popular demand. The all-new classes for 2015 will focus on the dialect of […] Read more »

APT Named Top 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials by Fortune Magazine

Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 02, 2015 Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) announced today that it has been named in the top 50 of the 2015 Top 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials by Fortune and Great Places to Work. The inaugural rankings were compiled based on a Great Places to Work survey of more than […] Read more »