Fledgling distributed test platform scales fast to address enterprise application QA requirements

A Hamilton, Ont. startup wants to help small companies and large enterprises alike improve their software through a global network...

October 8th, 2015 Gary Hilson
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Skimming the cream – Banks face losing direct customer relationship on the mobile channel

Just a decade ago, bankers may have scoffed at the notion they'd be in competition with the likes of Starbucks...

October 8th, 2015 Brian Jackson
Cloud computing

Amazon adds Web application firewall, new help for mobile app builders

Amazon keeps expanding the number of AWS cloud services it offers cost-sensitive IT departments. This week it announced one that...

October 8th, 2015 Howard Solomon
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A spear phishing attack that nearly worked

These days determined cyber attackers don't fire broadsides at organizations they want to infiltrate -- they take the time to...

October 8th, 2015 Howard Solomon
Steaming at the ears

Why IT shouldn’t be the ‘orphan step-child’ of project management

Last month wasn’t one of Hewlett Packard Co.’s finest. The company is being sued by the state of Michigan, which...

October 8th, 2015 Danny Bradbury
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The arrival of algorithmic business

What happens when 30 billion things connect with business and 3 billion people with smartphones? All these things and people...

October 8th, 2015 Gartner
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PwC shows an alarmingly small window for CIOs to prove their digital mettle

It may not be a chief digital officer who usurps CIOs in digital transformation. Based on recent research from PricewaterhouseCoopers,...

October 7th, 2015 Shane Schick

Basho tackles ‘time series’ data common to Internet of Things enterprise applications

Data from the Internet of Things can come at an enterprise fast and furious, and in many cases, it’s what’s...

October 7th, 2015 Gary Hilson
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The politics of APT reports

At  least once a week a security researcher or vendor around the world issues a press release/blog trumpeting a new...

October 7th, 2015 Howard Solomon