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Software Quality Assurance, Testing and Reporting

Intland Blog - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 17:00
Webinar date: Wednesday 1 Jun 2016 Time: 4:00 PM (CET) / 10:00 AM (ET) / 7:00 AM (PT) Webinar duration: 30 min What you can learn: Software quality is fast becoming the new currency in the development of smart, IoT-connected
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Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2016

Intland Blog - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 11:00
31 May – 2 June 2016 Stuttgart, Germany Held between 31 May and 2 June 2016 in Stuttgart, Germany, the Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2016 will once again be an important event for automotive developers. Visitors and exhibitors are going
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Why Adopt ALM for Safety-Critical Development?

Intland Blog - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 17:00
Webinar date: Wednesday 25 May 2016 Time: 4:00 PM (CET) / 10:00 AM (ET) / 7:00 AM (PT) Webinar duration: 30 min What you can learn: Heavily regulated industries are difficult areas to develop software for, due to the large
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Application Security: 6 Myths of Open Source Management

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 15:00
Application Security: 6 Myths of Open Source Managementhleclair Wed, 05/25/2016 - 14:00 Resource Type Webinars Resource Content Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca leaked 2.6 terabytes of data in the Panama Papers data breach. Resource Image Resource Link https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/13983/202713?utm_source=Website&utm_medium=w… Resource Topic Security Exclude from resource page No
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The Basics of Implementing Scrum and ALM

Intland Blog - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 17:00
Webinar date: Wednesday 18 May 2016 Time: 4:00 PM (CET) / 10:00 AM (ET) / 7:00 AM (PT) Webinar duration: 30 min What you can learn: Scrum is perhaps the most widely used Agile software development methodology, yet there is
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Empowering Application Security Protection in the World of DevOps

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:00
Empowering Application Security Protection in the World of DevOpshleclair Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:00 Resource Type Webinars Resource Content How do organizations build secure applications, given today's rapidly moving and evolving DevOps practices? Resource Image Resource Link https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/13983/201341?utm_source=Website&utm_medium=w… Resource Topic Security Exclude from resource page No
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DOORS Closed: Migrating from IBM DOORS® to a Modern Requirements Management System

Intland Blog - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:00
Webinar date: Wednesday 11 May 2016 Time: 4:00 PM (CET) / 10:00 AM (ET) / 7:00 AM (PT) Webinar duration: 30 min What you can learn: Requirements management is a fundamental activity of vital importance in the development of embedded
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Black Duck Forms Security Advisory Board, Adds Research and Data-Mining Group

Black Duck Software Press Releases - 16 hours 46 min ago
Black Duck Forms Security Advisory Board, Adds Research and Data-Mining Grouphleclair Thu, 05/05/2016 - 12:36

Investments in security expertise and innovative research fuel continuous improvement of market-leading open source security and management solutions

BURLINGTON, MA - May 5, 2016 – Black Duck, the global leader in automated solutions for securing and managing open source software, today announced strategic initiatives to add security expertise and strengthen its research and innovation capabilities.

The company has created a five-member Security Advisory Board comprising experienced security executives, and has launched Black Duck Research, a Vancouver-based, applied-research group focused on data mining, machine learning, natural language processing, big data management and analytics, and software quality.

“Our highest priority is delivering open source security solutions that address the market’s biggest challenges. Doing that requires a deep understanding of our customers’ needs and the obstacles they face. It’s also essential that the solutions we bring to market are underpinned by state-of-the-art research,” said Black Duck CEO Lou Shipley.

“We’re very pleased that we’ve attracted Security Advisory Board members with impeccable security credentials. Their security knowledge and insights will be invaluable, and the addition of top-flight research talent will enable us to continue our leadership in providing the most comprehensive open source information,” he said.

Black Duck Chief Technology Officer Bill Ledingham said Baljeet Malhotra, Vice President of Research, will head the Vancouver group. Malhotra holds a Ph.D. in Computing Science with specialization in Data Management and joins Black Duck from SAP where he was Research Director, Internet of Things (IoT) Standards.

“Given the continuing rapid growth of open source use worldwide, we believe it is critical that we apply the latest in big-data and machine-learning technologies to do the most thorough job in tracking and managing open source. This will ensure that we have the best possible data-management solutions to help our customers and partners use open source software and services in the most secure, compliant and reliable way,” said Ledingham.

Black Duck Research comprises award-winning computer and data scientists, innovators and Ph.D. and Master’s students, who are advised by software industry veterans and faculty members from premier institutes/universities in the U.S. and Canada.

Black Duck’s Security Advisory Board members:

Selim Aissi Ph.D. is the Chief Security Officer at Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI), the mortgage-software platform that processes almost a quarter of U.S. mortgage applications. Previously, he was Vice President of Global Information Security at VISA and Chief Security Architect at Intel.

He has more than two decades of computer industry and security innovation experience, and has been named by IT Security magazine as one of the "Top 59 Most Influential Security Experts." Through his career, Dr. Aissi filed over 100 patent applications, most of which have been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and co-authored the book "Security for Mobile Networks and Platforms."

Michael Coates is the Trust and Information Security Officer at Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), the online social networking service. He leads Twitter’s security program across all elements of information security. Coates is also the former chairman and a current member of the global board of directors for OWASP, the largest open source application security community.

Previously, he was the Director of Product Security at Shape, where he led initiatives to change the way organizations defend their applications against modern application attacks.

Edna Conway is the Chief Security Officer for Global Value Chain at Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO). She develops and oversees the deployment of Cisco’s strategy to assess, monitor and continuously improve the security of its global value chain. Cisco's Value Chain Security Program spans its Engineering, Services, Supply Chain Operations and Worldwide Partner organizations. In addition, Ms. Conway drives Cisco’s cyber and security protection plan throughout its third-party ecosystem.

She serves or has served on the company’s Cyber-Security Board, Risk and Resiliency Operating Committee and Global Compliance Governance Committee. Ms. Conway was named Chief Security Officer of the Year by Info Security Products Guide at the 2016 RSA Conference and is a Connected World magazine 2016 “Woman of M2M.” 

Steve Hunt, head of Chicago-based Hunt Business Intelligence, is a cybersecurity and risk management executive whose expertise includes strategy and leadership to emerging technologies and engineering. He is an adviser to executives, investors and entrepreneurs. He advises CISOs and plays interim CISO roles.

A sought-after speaker, Hunt has delivered 75 keynote and special session presentations on Enterprise Security, Information Risk and Global Information Security Trends at business and security conferences around the world.  Previously he was Director of Neohapsis, a security consultancy acquired by Cisco and was VP for Security & Risk Management at Forrester.

Gary McGraw, Ph.D. is the Chief Technology Officer of Cigital, Inc., one of the world’s largest software security services and technology firms. He is a globally recognized authority on software security and the author of eight best-selling books on the topic. His dual Ph.D. is in Cognitive Science and Computer Science from Indiana University, where he serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council for the School of Informatics. He served on the IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors and produces the monthly Silver Bullet Security Podcast for IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine.

McGraw is editor of the Addison-Wesley Software Security series and has written more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications. He authors a monthly security column for SearchSecurity and Information Security Magazine, and is frequently quoted in the media.

About Black Duck Software

Organizations worldwide use Black Duck Software’s industry-leading products to automate the processes of securing and managing open source software, eliminating the pain related to security vulnerabilities, open source license compliance and operational risk. Black Duck is headquartered in Burlington, MA, and has offices in San Jose, CA, London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing. For more information, visit www.blackducksoftware.com.

Media Contacts:

Black Duck
Brian Carter, Director of Strategic Communications
bcarter@blackducksoftware.com
508-277-7570

PAN Communications
Michael O’Connell/ Tiffany Darmetko
blackduck@pancomm.com
617-502-4300

 

 

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Kiva Teams Up with Progress, Rangle.io and Google

Progress Software News - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:02
Kiva Teams Up with Progress, Rangle.io and Google
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Progress Announces NativeScript 2.0 for Native Mobile App Development with Angular 2

Progress Software News - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:01
Progress Announces NativeScript 2.0 for Native Mobile App Development with Angular 2
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PCI and Vulnerability Assessments - What’s Missing?

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 16:00
PCI and Vulnerability Assessments - What’s Missing?hleclair Wed, 05/04/2016 - 15:00 Resource Type Webinars Resource Content All regulatory requirements (HIPAA, PCI, etc.) include a mandate for assessing vulnerabilities in systems that manage or store sensitive data. Organizations often opt to conduct vulnerability assessments on an annual, quarterly, or even monthly basis. But while vulnerability assessment tools can identify unpatched or misconfigured code bases, these tools overlook a large portion of an organization’s attack surface: known vulnerabilities in applications that are built in-house. These applications will not have public updates, nor will the thousands of open source components they utilize be included in public disclosures. This is concerning because over 6,000 vulnerabilities in open source projects have been reported since 2014. Register for this webinar to discover how to protect yourself. Resource Link https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/13983/199317 Exclude from resource page Exclude from resource page
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EY Announces Black Duck CEO Lou Shipley is Named an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Semifinalist in New England

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 12:32
EY Announces Black Duck CEO Lou Shipley is Named an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Semifinalist in New Englandhleclair Wed, 05/04/2016 - 11:32

Boston, Mass., May 3, 2016 – EY today announced that Black Duck CEO Lou Shipley is a semifinalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the New England program. The awards program, which is celebrating its 30th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Shipley was selected as a semifinalist by a panel of independent judges.  Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 23, 2016, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place.

“Innovative, high-performing and personally committed are all words I’d use to describe my colleagues at Black Duck. Being singled out for those traits as a semifinalist for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is personally rewarding, of course, and it is also a reflection of the excellence that characterizes Black Duck as a company,” said Shipley.

Black Duck’s industry-leading products automate the processes of securing and managing open source software, eliminating the pain related to security vulnerabilities, open source license compliance and operational risk. The company is based in Burlington, MA.

Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world. 

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors

Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In New England, sponsors also include fama PR, Goodwin Procter, the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Nixon Peabody, True, Chatham Financial, Empire Valuation, Morgan Lewis, and T3 Advisors.

About Black Duck Software

Organizations worldwide use Black Duck Software’s industry-leading products to automate the processes of securing and managing open source software, eliminating the pain related to security vulnerabilities, open source license compliance and operational risk. Black Duck is headquartered in Burlington, MA, and has offices in San Jose, CA, London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing. For more information, visit www.blackducksoftware.com.

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

About EY’s Strategic Growth Markets practice

EY’s Strategic Growth Markets (SGM) practice guides leading high-growth companies. Our multidisciplinary teams of elite professionals provide perspective and advice to help our clients accelerate market leadership. SGM delivers assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services to thousands of companies spanning all industries. EY is the undisputed leader in taking companies public, advising key government agencies on the issues impacting high-growth companies and convening the experts who shape the business climate. For more information, please visit us at ey.com/us/strategicgrowthmarkets, or follow news on Twitter @EY_Growth.

About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit ey.com.

Media Contacts:
Black Duck
Brian Carter, Director of Strategic Communications
bcarter@blackducksoftware.com
508-277-7570

PAN Communications
Tiffany Darmetko
blackduck@pancomm.com
617-502-4300

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Should You Use Gantt Charts in Agile Project Management?

Intland Blog - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 11:02
The topic of Gantt diagrams in the context of Agile software development has been a much debated question. On one hand, there are those who claim that using Gantt charts and trying to stick to them during the Agile lifecycle
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KronoDesk named as a Customer Service Category Leader

Inflectra News - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 01:00
Today, GetApp released a new quarterly ranking report of the Top 25 Customer Service products, and KronoDesk was included, making us a Category Leader!
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Sauce Labs Extends Its Software Development Ecosystem With New Integration for JIRA

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 17:24
Sauce Labs has announced a new integration with JIRA allowing development and testing teams to create tickets from within the Sauce Labs service. The integration optimizes development processes for continuous integration (CI) and continuous devel ...
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Neo4j 3.0 Graph Database Released

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 16:43
Neo Technology, creator of Neo4j, the world's leading graph database, today announced the immediate general availability of Neo4j 3.0 -- a landmark release propelling graph databases into the mainstream thanks to its massive scalability, new ...
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Neotys Announces NeoLoad 5.2

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 16:24
Neotys has announced NeoLoad 5.2, an enhanced version of its load and performance testing solution. The 5.2 release, now available in Beta is all about making NeoLoad users faster. Already the fastest solution for designing and executing performa ...
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Oracle Buys Opower

Oracle Database News - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:12
Press Release Oracle Buys Opower Together, Oracle and Opower Will Become the Largest Provider of Mission-Critical Cloud Services to the $2.3 Trillion Utilities Industry

Redwood Shores, Calif.—May 2, 2016

Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Opower (NYSE: OPWR), the leading provider of customer engagement and energy efficiency cloud services to utilities, for $10.30 per share in cash. The transaction is valued at approximately $532 million, net of Opower’s cash.

Opower’s solutions enable over 100 global utilities, such as PG&E, Exelon and National Grid, to deliver a modern digital customer experience. Opower’s big data platform stores and analyzes over 600 billion meter reads from 60 million utility end customers, enabling utilities to proactively meet regulatory requirements, decrease the cost to serve, and improve customer satisfaction.

“Utilities want modern technology solutions that work together to meet their evolving customer, operational and compliance needs,” said Rodger Smith, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oracle Utilities Global Business Unit. “Together, Oracle Utilities and Opower will be the largest provider of mission-critical cloud services to utilities.”

“The combination will provide the industry with the most modern, complete cloud applications for the entire utility value chain, from meter to grid to end-customers," said Dan Yates, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Opower. "We are excited to join Oracle and to bring even more value to our customers as part of the Oracle Utilities Industry Cloud Platform."

The Board of Directors of Opower has unanimously approved the transaction. The transaction is expected to close in 2016, subject to Opower’s stockholders tendering a majority of Opower’s outstanding shares and derivative securities exercised prior to the closing of the tender offer, certain regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.

More information about this announcement is available at www.oracle.com/opower.

Contact Info Deborah Hellinger
Oracle Corporate Communications
+1.212.508.7935
deborah.hellinger@oracle.com Ken Bon
Oracle Investor Relations
+1.650.607.0349
ken.bond@oracle.com About Oracle

Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications and platform services. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

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Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Safe Harbor

The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for Oracle's products remains at the sole discretion of Oracle Corporation. 

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This document contains certain forward-looking statements about Oracle and Opower, including statements that involve risks and uncertainties concerning Oracle’s proposed acquisition of Opower, anticipated customer benefits and general business outlook. When used in this document, the words “anticipates”, “can”, “will”, “look forward to”, “expected” and similar expressions and any other statements that are not historical facts are intended to identify those assertions as forward-looking statements. Any such statement may be influenced by a variety of factors, many of which are beyond the control of Oracle or Opower, that could cause actual outcomes and results to be materially different from those projected, described, expressed or implied in this document due to a number of risks and uncertainties. Potential risks and uncertainties include, among others, the possibility that the transaction will not close or that the closing may be delayed, the anticipated synergies of the combined companies may not be achieved after closing, the combined operations may not be successfully integrated in a timely manner, if at all, general economic conditions in regions in which either company does business, and the possibility that Oracle or Opower may be adversely affected by other economic, business, and/or competitive factors. Accordingly, no assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what impact they will have on the results of operations or financial condition of Oracle or Opower.

In addition, please refer to the documents that Oracle and Opower, respectively, file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. These filings identify and address other important factors that could cause Oracle’s and Opower’s respective operational and other results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements set forth in this document. You are cautioned to not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this document. Neither Oracle nor Opower is under any duty to update any of the information in this document.

Oracle is currently reviewing the existing Opower product roadmap and will be providing guidance to customers in accordance with Oracle’s standard product communication policies. Any resulting features and timing of release of such features as determined by Oracle's review of Opower’s product roadmap are at the sole discretion of Oracle. All product roadmap information, whether communicated by Opower or by Oracle, does not represent a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decision. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract.

Additional Information about the Acquisition and Where to Find It
In connection with the proposed acquisition, Oracle will commence a tender offer for the outstanding shares of Opower. The tender offer has not yet commenced. This document is for informational purposes only and is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell shares of Opower, nor is it a substitute for the tender offer materials that Oracle and its acquisition subsidiary will file with the SEC upon commencement of the tender offer. At the time the tender is commenced, Oracle and its acquisition subsidiary will file tender offer materials on Schedule TO, and Opower will file a Solicitation/Recommendation Statement on Schedule 14D-9 with the SEC with respect to the tender offer. The tender offer materials (including an Offer to Purchase, a related Letter of Transmittal and certain other tender offer documents) and the Solicitation/Recommendation Statement will contain important information. Holders of shares of Opower are urged to read these documents when they become available because they will contain important information that holders of Opower securities should consider before making any decision regarding tendering their securities. The Offer to Purchase, the related Letter of Transmittal and certain other tender offer documents, as well as the Solicitation/Recommendation Statement, will be made available to all holders of shares of Opower at no expense to them. The tender offer materials and the Solicitation/Recommendation Statement will be made available for free at the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov.

In addition to the Offer to Purchase, the related Letter of Transmittal and certain other tender offer documents, as well as the Solicitation/Recommendation Statement, Oracle and Opower file annual, quarterly and special reports and other information with the SEC. You may read and copy any reports or other information filed by Oracle or Opower at the SEC public reference room at 100 F Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20549. Please call the Commission at 1-800-SEC-0330 for further information on the public reference room. Oracle’s and Opower’s filings with the SEC are also available to the public from commercial document-retrieval services and at the website maintained by the SEC at http://www.sec.gov.

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Polarion 2016: Take a Look to Learn More

Polarion Software - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 15:38

Here at Polarion Software, we were excited to recently host two webinars discussing our newest update, Polarion 2016. If you were unavailable to attend, the on-demand complimentary webinar is now available for download. In the webinar, hear from Jiri Walek, our VP of product management, as he discuss some of the improvements our users can […]

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