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Cedar

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 18:30
Cedar is an open source BDD-style Objective-C testing framework with an expressive matcher DSL and convenient test doubles.
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Morris Medical Monday: Polarion MedPack Release Management

Polarion Software - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 17:20
Polarion consultant Daniel Morris looks at release management support, continuing his in-depth examination of Polarion's MedPack solution for medical device development.
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University of California, Berkeley Supports Research Program Growth with Modern Financial Platform from Oracle

Oracle Database News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 14:16
University of California, Berkeley Supports Research Program Growth with Modern Financial Platform from OracleRedwood Shores, Calif. – September 8, 2014News Summary

The University of California, Berkeley upgraded to Oracle’s PeopleSoft Financials 9.2 and implemented Oracle’s PeopleSoft Grants to achieve greater visibility into collections and spending. The new platform will help the university accurately prepare for continued growth in research programs while enabling faculty researchers to plan more effectively and improve program performance.

News Facts The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley), US News & World Report’s top-ranked public university in 2014, upgraded its financial management system to Oracle’s PeopleSoft Financials 9.2 and implemented PeopleSoft Grants, PeopleSoft Contracts, and PeopleSoft Project Costing to significantly improve and automate business processes that support its research initiatives. The PeopleSoft 9.2 upgrade uses a modern user interface that improves user interactions and workflow processes, helping to streamline the deployment of the grants, contracts, and project costing applications. The upgrade included 30 functional enhancements and reduced customizations by more than 20 percent, thereby cutting the cost and complexity of future upgrades. Huron Consulting Group, a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), partnered with UC Berkeley throughout the implementation and completed the upgrade work stream of the project under budget and three weeks ahead of schedule. With the upgrade completed, UC Berkeley deployed PeopleSoft Grants in July 2014 to achieve better integration with PeopleSoft Financials, enabling faculty researchers and administrators to track grant award milestones, monitor spending and expenses to ensure they stay within billing limits, meet sponsor reporting deadlines, and accelerate invoicing for a system that managed more than $700 million in research funding in 2012-2013. UC Berkeley plans to add functionality through 2015, including new user interface enhancements, an integrated student system designed to deliver a single source of student data, and improved data for the university’s business intelligence initiative. Supporting Quotes “Through our upgrade to Oracle’s PeopleSoft Financials 9.2 and implementation of PeopleSoft Grants, UC Berkeley achieved significant user experience improvements,” said Delphine Regalia, assistant vice chancellor and controller, UC Berkeley. “The intuitive interface allows for easier navigation, providing finance department users and researchers with access to focused content that helps them perform their jobs more efficiently. The upgrade project team worked closely with Huron Consulting Group and Oracle to significantly reduce customizations by taking advantage of new features in 9.2. This can lower the cost of ownership by reducing the in-house maintenance effort and the test cycle times required to stay up to date with current releases.” “We are delighted to work with UC Berkeley to simplify its administrative processes so it can focus on its core education and research objectives,” said Cole Clark, global vice president of education and research, Oracle. “As a leading academic and research institution, UC Berkeley was focused on deploying a more integrated financial management system and taking advantage of the latest functionality available from Oracle. We enjoyed working with the team at Berkeley to complete the upgrade and implementation of PeopleSoft Grants and deliver significant process and system improvements for the campus,” said Jason Moebius, managing director, Huron Consulting Group.Supporting Resources Oracle in Higher Education Oracle’s PeopleSoft Financials 9.2 PeopleSoft Grants PeopleSoft Contracts PeopleSoft Project Costing Oracle Higher Education on Facebook Oracle Higher Education on Twitter Oracle Higher Education on LinkedIn Oracle Higher Education on YouTube Oracle Higher Education on Diigo About Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

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Oracle O’Keeffe & Company
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katie.barron@oracle.com jclayton@okco.com

Categories: Database, Vendor

New Oracle Value Chain Execution Application Increases Supply Chain Visibility and Improves Operational Efficiency for Yard and Service Facilities

Oracle Database News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 13:00
Oracle Value Chain Execution Application Improves Supply Chain Visibility and Operational Efficiency for Yard and Service Facilities Oracle Yard Management Manages and Tracks the Flow of Trailers and Their Contents for Improved Order Fulfillment and Logistics OperationsRedwood Shores, Calif. – September 8, 2014News Summary

As the supply chain becomes more complex, visibility and control between transportation and warehouse management systems has become critical for many businesses. Distribution center yards are often the missing link to achieving the required visibility and control. To connect these two systems and extend supply chain visibility and process automation to the yard, Oracle is introducing Oracle Yard Management, an extension to the Oracle Value Chain Execution suite of applications. This new offering helps organizations provide continuous control of their distribution material flow to improve order fulfillment and logistics operations.

News Facts To address the complexities of enterprise supply chains, Oracle is extending its Oracle Value Chain Execution solution with Oracle Yard Management. Part of the Oracle E-Business Suite Supply Chain Management family of applications, Oracle Yard Management manages and tracks the flow of trailers and their contents into, within, and out of the yards of distribution centers, production campuses, transportation terminals, and other facilities. Oracle Yard Management enables manufacturing, distribution, and asset-intensive organizations to improve order fulfillment and logistics operations by extending supply chain visibility and process automation into the yard. To deliver organizations with solutions that scale to meet their business objectives, Oracle Yard Management is designed for use by companies with larger facilities using Oracle Warehouse Management as well as smaller facilities using Oracle Inventory Management. Increase Supply Chain Visibility and Process Automation With Oracle Yard Management customers can: Coordinate and manage yard transactions: Execute, track and audit yard transactions including gate check-in and check-out, trailer movements, sealing and unsealing of trailers, and loading and unloading of trailers. Automate yard transactions: Use mobile RF devices or integrate to RFID solutions Expand logistics visibility: Gain visibility to both trailers and their contents as soon as they are checked into the facility and quickly locate trailers in the yard. Schedule dock appointments: Schedule directly within Oracle Yard Management or use carrier appointments collaboratively scheduled in Oracle Transportation Management. Synchronize yard, warehousing, and transportation operations: Synchronize activities inside and outside the dock, such as loading trailers based on the optimized shipment load sequencing recommended by Oracle Transportation Management. Oracle Yard Management provides the following key customer benefits: Accelerates warehouse throughput with more efficient dock operations. Increases visibility of trailers and their contents in the yard. Improves operational efficiency for yard and service facilities. Reduces detention costs of holding trailers.Supporting Quote “Shippers and logistics providers are well aware of the benefits of visibility and automation across the supply chain. One of the last remaining gaps in this process flow is the yard, which is not fully covered by either warehouse management or transportation management solutions,” said Cliff Godwin, senior vice president, Oracle Applications Development. “Oracle Yard Management closes this visibility and management gap by bridging warehouse management and transportation management operations. By streamlining, optimizing and automating yard activity organizations are able to enhance their supply chain performance and increase their overall operational efficiency.”Supporting Resources Oracle Yard Management Oracle Yard Management Data Sheet Oracle E-Business Suite Oracle Value Chain Execution Oracle Transportation Management Oracle Warehouse Management Oracle Inventory Management Blog: Oracle Supply Chain ManagementAbout Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit oracle.com.

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Karen Hartquist
Oracle
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Blanc & Otus
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.NET Going Above & Beyond for Better Code

Although programmers may do what they do in part for the money, at NCover we believe great programmers do what they do for the code.  Great applications represent the intersection of great ideas and great execution.  We tip our hats to two .NET developers who have demonstrated a capacity for both.  Code on!

Joost van Schaik

ncover_mvp_joost_van_schaik_Joost van Schaik is a Geographical Information Systems architect and developer at Vicrea Solutions, Amersfoort, The Netherlands. He has been in the industry since 1992, and has been blogging .NET samples since October 2007. His motto is “talk is cheap, show me the code.” His blog, dotnetbyexample.blogspot.com, is his way of giving back to the developer community. His development credentials and accolades are both broad and deep and include writing in C#, developing on ASP.NET, being recognized as a Windows Platform Development MVP and Nokia Developer Champion, being a XAML enthusiast and being a confessed MVVMLight addict. When he is not helping others building quality code, you may find him in the garden or behind the lens of a camera. Follow him at his blog or on Twitter at @LocalJoost.

Sherman Chen

ncover_mvp_sherman_chen_twitterSherman Chen started his journey as a .NET developer during the early days when Microsoft.NET was birthed. Sherman was only a student in polytechnic when he first learned about Visual Studio .NET. During that time, he also picked up his first C# 1.0 book, and began his first “Hello World” example. Fast forwarding, after graduating and finishing National Service, Sherman began his career as a Professional Software Developer. It was during his first 2 years on this job that exposed him to 3rd party UI Framework Elements. After 9 years of working as a Professional Web Developer & 15 years of learning about .NET, Sherman felt that its time to expand his capabilities. He is now focusing on cross platform design and development. Learn more about him at his blog or follow him on Twitter at @crossplatdev.

The post .NET Going Above & Beyond for Better Code appeared first on NCover.

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Scrum, Scrumban and Extreme Programming

Intland Blog - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 16:39
We have talked alot about Scrum, Scrumban and Agile Software Development methodologies lately but less about Extreme Programming. What are the similarities to Scrum? There is much confusion about Extreme Programming in that it is often thought of as an
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Open Source getting more financial support from the corporate world

Polarion Software - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:29
Companies known for proprietary software are increasingly supporting open source development projects.
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GWT.create 2015 Conference

Google Web Toolkit Blog - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 23:10
Vaadin is hosting the second GWT.create conference, with repeat events in Mountain View and Munich. This is going to be another exciting event, connecting GWT developers worldwide.

The following is a guest blog post from Fredrik Rönnlund of Vaadin Ltd.

GWT.create Conference, January 22-23. 27-28, 2015

The largest dedicated GWT conference is back in January.

Last year over 650 people joined the GWT.create conference and this time we're redoing the conference as an even larger conference.

We're happy to announce speakers from Google's GWT team, the original creators of GWT Bruce Johnson and Joel Webber from FullStory and steering committee members from Red Hat, Sencha, ArcBees, JetBrains, Bizo, Vaadin and many many more.

Come and hear about GWT3, Web Components, Polymer and Paper, Super Dev Mode, Functional UIs and remote controlled drones. This is your chance to collaborate with the core GWT teams, pitch your ideas and grab a beer in good company around emerging trends.

Early bird 20% discounted pricing available until September 30th at http://gwtcreate.com/register/.


See you in Mountain View, CA or Munich, Germany in January.
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NEW Ranorex Certification: Get Yourself Certified!

Ranorex.com: Latest News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 08:25
 

The Ranorex Certification Exam tests your competence in working with the Ranorex Test Automation Tools. It focuses on the Ranorex Studio, the Ranorex Recorder, creating data-driven tests, working with the Ranorex Repository, understanding Ranorex Reporting, standalone test execution and RanoreXPath expressions.

The exam includes 55 multiple choice questions and has to be completed in 75 minutes. 

Why should YOU get certified?
  • Improved career propspects
  • Fill gaps in your Ranorex knowledge
  • Ensure that you're on track, resulting in lower costs

Learn more about the many benefits of being a Ranorex Certified Professional!
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Oracle Completes Initial Tender Offer for MICROS Systems, Inc. with approximately 82.8% of Shares Tendered;

Oracle Database News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 13:15
Oracle Completes Initial Tender Offer for MICROS Systems, Inc. with approximately 82.8% of Shares TenderedAnnounces Subsequent Offering Period to Permit Additional Shares to be TenderedRedwood Shores, Calif. – September 3, 2014News Facts

Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) announced today that the initial tender offer, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Rocket Acquisition Corporation, for all outstanding shares of common stock of MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS) (“MICROS”) expired at midnight (New York City time) at the end of September 2, 2014.

The depositary for the tender offer has advised Oracle that, as of the expiration of the initial tender offer period, approximately 62,093,103 shares of MICROS common stock (including approximately 2,096,274 shares subject to guaranteed delivery procedures) were properly tendered and not withdrawn in the tender offer, representing approximately 82.8% of the MICROS shares outstanding. All properly tendered shares have been accepted for payment, which will be made in accordance with the terms of the tender offer.

Oracle also announced today that its subsidiary, Rocket Acquisition Corporation, has commenced a subsequent offering period to acquire all the remaining MICROS shares outstanding, which expires at midnight, New York City time, at the end of Friday, September 5, 2014, unless extended. During this subsequent offering period, holders of shares of MICROS common stock who did not previously tender their shares into the tender offer may do so, and such shares will be immediately accepted and promptly paid for after tendered. The same per share consideration paid during the initial offering period will be paid during the subsequent offering period. The procedures for tendering shares of MICROS common stock during the subsequent offering period are the same as those applicable to the initial tender offer period as described in the offer to purchase, except that shares tendered during the subsequent offering period may not be withdrawn. The subsequent offering period enables holders of MICROS shares who did not tender during the initial offering period to participate in the offer and receive the offer price on an expedited basis, rather than waiting to receive payment until the completion of the merger described below.

Following the expiration of the subsequent offering period, Oracle will complete the acquisition of MICROS through a merger, pursuant to the terms of the merger agreement. In the merger, each of the remaining shares of MICROS common stock will be converted into the right to receive $68.00 per share, in cash, without interest and less any required withholding taxes, which is the same amount per share which was paid in the tender offer. Following the merger, MICROS will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oracle, and MICROS common stock will no longer be listed on NASDAQ.

About Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center.  For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

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Deborah Hellinger
Oracle Corporate Communications
+1.212. 508.7935
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Ken Bond
Oracle Investor Relations
+1.650.607.0349
ken.bond@oracle.com

  Additional Information

This communication does not constitute an offer to buy or solicitation of an offer to sell any securities. This communication is for informational purposes only. The tender offer is not being made to, nor will tenders be accepted from, or on behalf of, holders of shares in any jurisdiction in which the making of the tender offer or the acceptance thereof would not comply with the laws of that jurisdiction. The tender offer is being made pursuant to a tender offer statement on Schedule TO (including the Offer to Purchase, a related Letter of Transmittal and other offer materials) filed by Rocket Acquisition Corporation with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on July 3, 2014, as amended from time to time. In addition, on July 3, 2014, MICROS Systems, Inc. filed a Solicitation/Recommendation statement on Schedule 14D-9 with the SEC related to the tender offer. Stockholders of MICROS Systems, Inc. are urged to read these documents, all amendments thereto and other documents filed with the SEC carefully in their entirety because they contain important information about the tender offer. The tender offer statement and certain other offer documents, along with the Solicitation/Recommendation statement, will be made available to all stockholders of MICROS Systems, Inc. at no expense to them. These documents are available at no charge through the web site maintained by the SEC at http://www.sec.gov. The Offer to Purchase, related Letter of Transmittal, the Solicitation/Recommendation statement and other offering documents may also be obtained for free by contacting the Information Agent for the tender offer, Innisfree, M&A Incorporated, toll-free at 888-750-5834.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This document contains certain forward-looking statements about Oracle and MICROS Systems, Inc., including statements that involve risks and uncertainties concerning Oracle's proposed acquisition of MICROS Systems, Inc., 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 MICROS Systems, Inc., 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 risk that 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 MICROS Systems, Inc. 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 MICROS Systems, Inc. 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 MICROS Systems, Inc. is under any duty to update any of the information in this document.

In addition, please refer to the documents that Oracle and MICROS Systems, Inc., 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 MICROS Systems, Inc’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 MICROS Systems, Inc. is under any duty to update any of the information in this document.

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Black Duck Software Raises $20 Million to Advance Leadership in Open Source Software Logistics

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:30

General Catalyst Leads Latest Round to Expand Black Duck’s Influence in Proactive Open Source Management; Company Appoints Stephen Gregorio CFO to Manage Anticipated Growth

Burlington, Mass., – September 3, 2014Black Duck Software, the leading OSS Logistics solutions provider enabling the deployment and management of open source software (OSS), today announced that it has closed a $20 million investment round led by General Catalyst Venture Partners with all existing investors also participating in the round. The funding will be used to help the company expand its global go-to-market model to fulfill the rapidly growing OSS Logistics market opportunity. In addition, the company today announced the appointment of Stephen Gregorio as its Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President.

Gregorio, who played a critical role in securing the new funding, has over 25 years of financial management experience at high-growth technology companies including Verdasys, Interwise Corporation (acquired by AT&T) and Gensym Corporation, among others. Reporting directly to Black Duck President and CEO Lou Shipley, Gregorio will help Black Duck expand aggressively in the fast-growing OSS Logistics sector.

“With this funding in place, we are well-positioned to advance OSS Logistics solutions across the enterprise,” said Shipley. “Over the next 18 months, we will release powerful new solutions aimed at solving critical supply chain and software development challenges that have resulted from the explosive growth of OSS in enterprises worldwide. Black Duck is among the first to recognize the need for a smarter, more efficient approach to streamlining, safeguarding, and managing the software development and deployment chain. As such, we are ready to help the world’s most innovative organizations better leverage, secure, and grow their investments in open source to achieve greater business success.”

According to Gartner, a leading market research firm, 95 percent of all IT organizations will leverage non-trivial elements of OSS technology in their mission-critical IT portfolios by 2016, and fewer than 50 percent of organizations will have implemented an effective strategy for procuring and managing OSS. Black Duck has a rich history of helping Fortune 1000 firms dramatically improve software quality, hasten application development lifecycles, and improve compliance while mitigating security risks.

Black Duck’s Board of Directors and investment advisors are equally optimistic about the company’s future in this emerging market.

“We’ve partnered with Black Duck since it was founded, and over the past decade the company has successfully evangelized and supported the safe and proper use of open source software for thousands of enterprises worldwide.  Now that OSS has matured and become ubiquitous across organizations of all sizes, they are ready to drive the next phase of explosive innovation and growth in the market,” said Larry Bohn, Managing Director at General Catalyst Partners. “Black Duck provides the only platform that enables enterprises to manage the increasingly complex OSS logistics frontier. It’s a great example of a company we’ve been bullish on for a long time that maintained its focus while the market was catching up to its vision. Its future looks really exciting.”

Further accelerating Black Duck’s growth will be Gregorio’s proven financial management experience. In his previous positions, he successfully managed IPOs, handled merger and acquisition transactions on both sides, raised both debt and equity capital, and served as general counsel, negotiating customer, partnership, and channel agreements.

About General Catalyst
General Catalyst Partners is a venture capital firm that makes early-stage and growth equity investments. The firm backs exceptional entrepreneurs who are building innovative technology companies that transform industries, including KAYAK, Demandware, Stripe, Airbnb, The Honest Company, Warby Parker, Datalogix, BigCommerce, Snapchat, HubSpot, and Datto. The General Catalyst partnership leverages its broad experience to help founders build market-leading businesses. General Catalyst has offices in Cambridge, MA, Palo Alto, CA, and New York City. For more information, visit: www.generalcatalyst.com or www.twitter.com/gcvp.

About Black Duck Software 
Black Duck provides the world’s only end-to-end OSS Logistics solution, enabling enterprises of every size to optimize the opportunities and solve the logistical challenges that come with open source adoption and management. As part of the greater open source community, Black Duck connects developers to comprehensive OSS resources through The Black Duck Open Hub (formerly Ohloh), and to the latest commentary from industry experts through the Open Source Delivers blog. Black Duck also hosts the Open Source Think Tank, an international event where thought leaders collaborate on the future of open source. Black Duck is headquartered near Boston and has offices in San Mateo, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, and Beijing. For more information about how to leverage open source to deliver faster innovation, greater creativity, and improved efficiency, visit www.blackducksoftware.com and follow the company at @black_duck_sw.

Press Contacts
Tim Kenny
Black Duck
press@blackducksoftware.com    
781-425-4446

Gail Scibelli
fama PR for Black Duck
blackduck@famapr.com
617-986-5019

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Black Duck Software Raises $20 Million to Advance Leadership in Open Source Software Logistics

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:30

General Catalyst Leads Latest Round to Expand Black Duck’s Influence in Proactive Open Source Management; Company Appoints Stephen Gregorio CFO to Manage Anticipated Growth

Burlington, Mass., – September 3, 2014Black Duck Software, the leading OSS Logistics solutions provider enabling the deployment and management of open source software (OSS), today announced that it has closed a $20 million investment round led by General Catalyst Venture Partners with all existing investors also participating in the round. The funding will be used to help the company expand its global go-to-market model to fulfill the rapidly growing OSS Logistics market opportunity. In addition, the company today announced the appointment of Stephen Gregorio as its Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President.

Gregorio, who played a critical role in securing the new funding, has over 25 years of financial management experience at high-growth technology companies including Verdasys, Interwise Corporation (acquired by AT&T) and Gensym Corporation, among others. Reporting directly to Black Duck President and CEO Lou Shipley, Gregorio will help Black Duck expand aggressively in the fast-growing OSS Logistics sector.

“With this funding in place, we are well-positioned to advance OSS Logistics solutions across the enterprise,” said Shipley. “Over the next 18 months, we will release powerful new solutions aimed at solving critical supply chain and software development challenges that have resulted from the explosive growth of OSS in enterprises worldwide. Black Duck is among the first to recognize the need for a smarter, more efficient approach to streamlining, safeguarding, and managing the software development and deployment chain. As such, we are ready to help the world’s most innovative organizations better leverage, secure, and grow their investments in open source to achieve greater business success.”

According to Gartner, a leading market research firm, 95 percent of all IT organizations will leverage non-trivial elements of OSS technology in their mission-critical IT portfolios by 2016, and fewer than 50 percent of organizations will have implemented an effective strategy for procuring and managing OSS. Black Duck has a rich history of helping Fortune 1000 firms dramatically improve software quality, hasten application development lifecycles, and improve compliance while mitigating security risks.

Black Duck’s Board of Directors and investment advisors are equally optimistic about the company’s future in this emerging market.

“We’ve partnered with Black Duck since it was founded, and over the past decade the company has successfully evangelized and supported the safe and proper use of open source software for thousands of enterprises worldwide.  Now that OSS has matured and become ubiquitous across organizations of all sizes, they are ready to drive the next phase of explosive innovation and growth in the market,” said Larry Bohn, Managing Director at General Catalyst Partners. “Black Duck provides the only platform that enables enterprises to manage the increasingly complex OSS logistics frontier. It’s a great example of a company we’ve been bullish on for a long time that maintained its focus while the market was catching up to its vision. Its future looks really exciting.”

Further accelerating Black Duck’s growth will be Gregorio’s proven financial management experience. In his previous positions, he successfully managed IPOs, handled merger and acquisition transactions on both sides, raised both debt and equity capital, and served as general counsel, negotiating customer, partnership, and channel agreements.

About General Catalyst
General Catalyst Partners is a venture capital firm that makes early-stage and growth equity investments. The firm backs exceptional entrepreneurs who are building innovative technology companies that transform industries, including KAYAK, Demandware, Stripe, Airbnb, The Honest Company, Warby Parker, Datalogix, BigCommerce, Snapchat, HubSpot, and Datto. The General Catalyst partnership leverages its broad experience to help founders build market-leading businesses. General Catalyst has offices in Cambridge, MA, Palo Alto, CA, and New York City. For more information, visit: www.generalcatalyst.com or www.twitter.com/gcvp.

About Black Duck Software 
Black Duck provides the world’s only end-to-end OSS Logistics solution, enabling enterprises of every size to optimize the opportunities and solve the logistical challenges that come with open source adoption and management. As part of the greater open source community, Black Duck connects developers to comprehensive OSS resources through The Black Duck Open Hub (formerly Ohloh), and to the latest commentary from industry experts through the Open Source Delivers blog. Black Duck also hosts the Open Source Think Tank, an international event where thought leaders collaborate on the future of open source. Black Duck is headquartered near Boston and has offices in San Mateo, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, and Beijing. For more information about how to leverage open source to deliver faster innovation, greater creativity, and improved efficiency, visit www.blackducksoftware.com and follow the company at @black_duck_sw.

Press Contacts
Tim Kenny
Black Duck
press@blackducksoftware.com    
781-425-4446

Gail Scibelli
fama PR for Black Duck
blackduck@famapr.com
617-986-5019

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Ranorex Customer Experience Survey

Ranorex.com: Latest News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 08:27
The main goal of this short survey is to gather some detailed information about how you use Ranorex and find out your opinion of the software – in order to make the Ranorex tools even better.

Please take this opportunity to let us know how you use Ranorex in your test projects by participating in this Ranorex Test Automation Survey.

You can rest assured that the information submitted will be kept confidential.

The survey should only take about 4 minutes to complete – and your participation may save you time in the future when working with Ranorex!

Give us your feedback...

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Updated SoapUI and LoadUI Plugin Released

Inflectra News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 01:00
We have just released an updated plugin for the SoapUI web service functional testing and LoadUI load testing systems from SmartBear. The new versions provide enhanced reporting functionality. You can download the new versions from the RemoteLaunch home page.
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Embarcadero Launches RAD Studio XE7

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 21:19
Embarcadero Technologies has launched Embarcadero RAD Studio XE7, the complete solution to build connected apps for Windows, Android, iOS, OS X, gadgets, and wearables. The new XE7 version of RAD Studio enables Delphi/Object Pascal and C++ devel ...
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ITTIA DB SQL Now Available for QNX Neutrino RTOS 6.6

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 21:13
ITTIA, a global supplier of embedded relational database software, announces the availability of ITTIA DB SQL for QNX® Neutrino® RTOS 6.6, improving both performance and usability on QNX®. ITTIA DB SQL is a leading-edge cross-platform ...
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Ranorex 5.1.2 Released

Ranorex.com: Latest News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:41
We are proud to announce that Ranorex 5.1.2 has been released and is now available for download. General changes/Features
  • Added support for Firefox 32
Please check out the release notes for more details about the changes in this release.

Download latest Ranorex version here.
(You can find a direct download link for the latest Ranorex version on the Ranorex Studio start page.) 

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Morris Medical Monday: Polarion MedPack Risk Management

Polarion Software - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 16:39
This entry is part 15 of 19 in the series Morris Medical MondayWelcome back to Morris Medical Monday: a weekly series for medical device development companies (and companies who are related to such companies), providing some useful information about Polarion solutions and Polarion extensions. Today we will continue on the subject of Polarion’s MedPack extension, and have a look […]
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European Commission Clears Oracle’s Acquisition of MICROS

Oracle Database News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 19:05

European Commission Clears Oracle’s Acquisition of MICROSTender Offer Set to Expire, Tuesday, September 2REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – August 29, 2014

Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) today announced that it has received approval from the European Commission for its pending acquisition of MICROS Systems, Inc. The tender offer for the outstanding shares of MICROS Systems is scheduled to expire at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, at the end of September 2, 2014. Consummation of the tender offer remains subject to MICROS Systems’ shareholders tendering a majority of the outstanding shares of MICROS Systems common stock on a fully diluted basis.


About Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

Trademarks

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


This document is for informational purposes only and may not be incorporated into a contract or agreement.

Contact Info

Deborah Hellinger
Oracle Corporate Communications
+1.212.508.7935
deborah.hellinger@oracle.com

Ken Bond
Oracle Investor Relations
+1.650.607.0349
ken.bond@oracle.com

Additional Information

This communication does not constitute an offer to buy or solicitation of an offer to sell any securities. This communication is for informational purposes only. The tender offer is not being made to, nor will tenders be accepted from, or on behalf of, holders of shares in any jurisdiction in which the making of the tender offer or the acceptance thereof would not comply with the laws of that jurisdiction. The tender offer is being made pursuant to a tender offer statement on Schedule TO (including the Offer to Purchase, a related Letter of Transmittal and other offer materials) filed by Rocket Acquisition Corporation with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on July 3, 2014, as amended from time to time. In addition, on July 3, 2014, MICROS Systems, Inc. filed a Solicitation/Recommendation statement on Schedule 14D-9 with the SEC related to the tender offer. Stockholders of MICROS Systems, Inc. are urged to read these documents, all amendments thereto and other documents filed with the SEC carefully in their entirety because they contain important information about the tender offer. The tender offer statement and certain other offer documents, along with the Solicitation/Recommendation statement, will be made available to all stockholders of MICROS Systems, Inc. at no expense to them. These documents are available at no charge through the web site maintained by the SEC at http://www.sec.gov. The Offer to Purchase, related Letter of Transmittal, the Solicitation/Recommendation statement and other offering documents may also be obtained for free by contacting the Information Agent for the tender offer, Innisfree, M&A Incorporated, toll-free at 888-750-5834.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This document contains certain forward-looking statements about Oracle and MICROS Systems, Inc., including statements that involve risks and uncertainties concerning Oracle's proposed acquisition of MICROS Systems, Inc., 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 MICROS Systems, Inc., 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 MICROS Systems, Inc. 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 MICROS Systems, Inc. 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 MICROS Systems, Inc. is under any duty to update any of the information in this document.

In addition, please refer to the documents that Oracle and MICROS Systems, Inc., 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 MICROS Systems, Inc’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 MICROS Systems, Inc. is under any duty to update any of the information in this document.

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