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21 May, 2013: Continuous deployment at BCS CMSG 2013
Xebialabs talks about continuous deployment at CMSG 2013.
17 May, 2013: The Intel Software Conference 2013 in Chantilly
The conference was all about parallel programming from few to many cores with consistent models, languages, tools, and techniques; and with special emphasis on the Xeon Phi Coprocessor.
17 May, 2013: Intel's HTML app development environment
An interesting innovation at the 2013 Intel Software Conference was its HTML5 development environment - a packaged set of programming tools for building cross-platform apps.
15 May, 2013: New platform for the Internet of Things
Heads up on an Internet of Things PaaS
15 May, 2013: BCS CMSG Conference 2013
It's almost here - The BCS CMSG Conference 2013 is on 4 June 2013.
14 May, 2013: More than a DevOps story
This is a review of a book: fiction about DevOps. But rather more than that
02 May, 2013: Enterprise apps for sale
Salesforce.com announces 5 million euro innovation challenge
29 April, 2013: News from CA World 2013 - Fytte the First
CA Technologies has a new CEO and a new vision
25 April, 2013: CA World 2013 Fytte 2 - Mainframe Application Virtualisation
Applogic has now been ported to z mainframes
24 April, 2013: Huddle impressions: collaboration pain-points
A discussion of some of the pain-points Huddle's collaboration software might meet - and their implications
23 April, 2013: The dark path - how does it operate in 'failure mode'?
What is the impact on work and efficiency of not analysing the impact of, say, comms or battery power failing under an advanced mobile solution
22 April, 2013: Huddle impressions: some features
As a previous user of Huddle I take a look at some of the features in the latest version.
17 April, 2013: Achieving CMDB accuracy
You can produce an accurate CMDB (which implies there's a Configuration Management Service) and even save money doing it. But why isn't everyone doing this? I'd love someone to explain to me how to have a well-governed company without configuration manage
04 April, 2013: Free BCS-CMSG CMDB event
Presentation at the BCS London Office, 5 Southampton Street, London WC2E 7HA on 9th April (evening) on the lifecycle of CI attributes. The event is free to attend, but prior registration is required for security and catering purposes:
04 April, 2013: Tom Wolff's Newsletter
Tom Wolff's Newsletter is mostly about collaborative communities; and more about People and Process than technology and software.
01 April, 2013: Social Collaboration Technology - an emerging checklist
Social collaboration is more about people than technology - but (good) technology is an enabler and I think I need some sort of checklist for looking at its technology tools.
08 March, 2013: News from Pulse: Fytte the First
Tivoli Pulse in Las Vegas now has a much wider focus than just Tivoli Operations tools - I met a lot of friends from Rational there. Some interesting news and announcements this year.
08 March, 2013: Changes at IBM System Engineering
Meg Selfe is moving on from Rational to start up a Smarter Physical Infrastructure Group while Bret Greenstein is now Vice President, Rational Complex & Embedded Systems at IBM Rational, replacing Ms Selfe.
21 February, 2013: Call for Papers for the BCS CMSG 2013 Conference - deadline 11th March
This is the premier UK event on Change, Release, Asset and Configuration Management for ITIL and Service Management.
07 February, 2013: Qualitest acquires TCL and inspires some thoughts on testing
Third party testing consultancies may well have something useful to offer, but there are issues to consider.