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Implementing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®)

Intland Blog - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 17:00
Date and time: 9 Sep 2015, 4:00 PM (CEST) / 10:00 AM (ET) What you can learn: In order to be able to react to changing requirements, reduce time to market, as well as to overall be able to release quality
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Integrating ALM in Your Development Environment

Intland Blog - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 17:00
Date and time: 2 Sept 2015, 4:00 PM (CEST) / 10:00 AM (ET) What you can learn: Most companies think that switching to a new ALM platform is a painful experience, requiring immense sacrifices of time and effort. Whether you’re planning on
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Integrating Git, Mercurial and SVN into Application Lifecycle Management

Intland Blog - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 17:00
Date and time: 19 Aug 2015, 4:00 PM (CEST) / 10:00 AM (ET) What you can learn: This webinar will allow you to learn more about source code management with ALM. We’re going to talk about Git, Mercurial and Subversion, and
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Medical Device Development: Quality Assurance and Testing

Intland Blog - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 17:00
Date and time: 12 Aug 2015, 4:00 PM (CEST) / 10:00 AM (ET) What you can learn: Adequate quality assurance and testing processes are vital in safety-critical industries such as the medical sector. For medical device developers, enforcing processes and implementing
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Oracle Retail’s Merchandising Solutions Bring World-Class Capabilities to Charming Charlie

Oracle Database News - 0 sec ago
Press Release Oracle Retail’s Merchandising Solutions Bring World-Class Capabilities to Charming Charlie

Redwood Shores Calif—Jul 31, 2015

When consumer demand for the latest trends surges, fashion retailers must move quickly to engage with shoppers and ensure they have the right product mix on the shelves. Women’s contemporary jewelry and accessory retailer Charming Charlie, known for carrying a wide array of accessible fashion accessories merchandised by color, has met widespread consumer demand with aggressive growth and a timely upgrade to Oracle Retail Merchandising solutions that supports both its immediate needs and its international expansion plans.   Opening an average of 55 stores annually, it’s easy to see why growth was stretching the retailer’s previous IT systems.  Founded in 2004, Charming Charlie now has over 350 locations across the U.S., Canada and Dubai. The company debuted a 16,000-square-foot New York City Charming Charlie flagship store in June 2015 and is poised for further domestic and international expansion in the coming months.   Along the way, growth outpaced its IT systems and Charming Charlie launched an initiative that would establish scalable, modern retail operations on new Oracle Retail systems.    “With the complexity of a lot of product SKUs, ongoing store openings, and international expansion, we needed a technology foundation from Oracle Retail that would be able to grow with us,” said John Hnanicek, Chief Information Officer, Charming Charlie.   Over a 13-month period beginning in late 2013, with the help of systems integrator and Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork, OLR, Charming Charlie implemented Oracle Retail Merchandising System, Oracle Retail Trade Management, Oracle Retail Price Management, Oracle Retail Invoice Match, and Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management.  The integrated Oracle Retail systems support best-in-class operations across critical areas such as inventory management, sales forecasting, and pricing/markdown management.   Charming Charlie was already using Oracle E-Business Suite Financials, and the Oracle Retail Merchandising solutions are integrated with this and an array of in-house systems, which increases the speed at which informed decisions can be made.   Charming Charlie Streamlines Merchandising and Pricing   In addition to helping drive both U.S. and international growth, the Oracle Retail solutions provide world-class retailing capabilities. By employing Oracle’s industry best practices on merchandise hierarchy setup and price management, Charming Charlie is gaining operational efficiencies. The Oracle Retail solutions automate and streamline pricing strategy execution, adding the ability to set regional pricing and meet competitive pricing targets, and they simplify key operational processes such as reclass and markdowns.   “By implementing Oracle Retail, Charming Charlie has an operations platform to drive growth and facilitate quick-turn response to new market opportunities,” said Jill Puleri, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Retail. “Oracle is committed to providing retailers with the right mix of solutions, global support and best practices to deliver commerce anywhere and drive profitability.”   Contact Info Greg Lunsford
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Does Web Masking Kill Open Data? By @ABridgwater | @BigDataExpo #BigData

Do the ‘darker’ channels and means that exist for searching the web in anonymity ultimately spell doom for the wider march towards open data? So-called ‘open data’ is supposed to be an instrument for breaking down information gaps across industries and letting companies share benchmarks and best practices that raise productivity – all information should be open and that should (theoretically) include granular data such as logs and users’ usage of websites (within the boundaries set by reasonable privacy concerns) and so on.

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Toys and Big Data By @JimKaskade | @BigDataExpo #IoT #BigData

Java Developer's Journal - 4 hours 54 min ago
“Dad, if my character dies in the game, would I die in the real world?” What a beautifully naive question that my son, Trevor, asked me during a son-dad conversation about how games might change over the years. Earlier last year, Mattel’s CEO, Bryan Stockton, was fired. After three years, it was clear that Mattel was continuing to be challenged with sales weakness, and lower gross margins, which drove down shareholder value. As parents, we ALL know that it’s a very competitive toy aisle, and our kids are much different than we were at their age.

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Categories: Java, Media

[slides] Steps to DevOps Success By @AAkela | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

In a recent research, analyst firm IDC found that the average cost of a critical application failure is $500,000 to $1 million per hour and the average total cost of unplanned application downtime is $1.25 billion to $2.5 billion per year for Fortune 1000 companies. In addition to the findings on the cost of the downtime, the research also highlighted best practices for development, testing, application support, infrastructure, and operations teams.

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[session] Zero to Petabytes of Processing in One Year By @Logzio | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

In their session at DevOps Summit, Asaf Yigal, co-founder and the VP of Product at Logz.io, and Tomer Levy, co-founder and CEO of Logz.io, will explore the entire process that they have undergone – through research, benchmarking, implementation, optimization, and customer success – in developing a processing engine that can handle petabytes of data. They will also discuss the requirements of such an engine in terms of scalability, resilience, security, and availability along with how the architecture accomplishes these requirements. Lastly, they will review the gory details of the technologies they have chosen, which are based mostly on open source platforms including Kafka, Elasticsearch, and Docker as well as other proprietary technologies.

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Windows Server 2003 - I'm Late, I'm Late, for a Very Important Date! | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Windows Server 2003 End of Support is here and there is little most enterprises can do at this point to change the fact that they are now dependent on an unsupported operating system. Here we are at Microsoft's World Wide Partner Conference again, muttering "I'm late, I'm late," just like the herald-like white rabbit of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, (We have a cool White Rabbit twitter campaign going this week - check it out) except that we cannot manipulate time. This is the event where, last year, there were many sessions highlighting processes, tools and partner ecosystem to help companies migrate off of Windows Server 2003. Analysts, the media and Microsoft were talking in terms of close to 20 million machines in production still running Windows Server 2003. Back then, the opportunity was characterized as a Y2K situation that would result in as much as 45 billion dollars spent helping to remediate this event.

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Report: Google Quietly Distributing New Version of Glass to Enterprise Developers

Devx: Latest Published Articles - 7 hours 19 min ago
The company is targeting the new wearable at the health care, manufacturing and energy industries.
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[session] Past, Present & Future of Container Deployment By @BCantrill | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

Unbeknownst to some, organizations have run infrastructure containers in production for years, reaping benefits on the operational end but not yet providing value for developers. When Docker catapulted containers into mainstream adoption, another type of container emerged — one that’s enormously popular for developers, but not quite ready for Ops. It’s time to close the gap between the promise that Devs see in containers and the operational challenges of actually running them in production. In his session at DevOps Summit, Bryan Cantrill, CTO at Joyent, will demonstrate a third path: containers on multi-tenant bare metal that maximizes performance, security, and networking connectivity.

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Mobile Consumer Behaviors - The Seven Essential Questions By @KRBenedict | @ThingsExpo #IoT

Java Developer's Journal - 7 hours 24 min ago
Digital Transformation is the process of updating your business and IT infrastructure to align with today's and tomorrow's consumers. Today that is important, but hard to do. Mobile consumer behaviors are changing far faster than most IT budgets and initiatives and that can cause problems. If your customers are adopting technologies and changing their path-to-purchase journeys at a pace that is faster than you can deliver, then you are opening up an opportunity gap for a more nimble competitor.

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Puppet Enterprise 2015.2 Released | @DevOpsSummit @PuppetLabs #DevOps

Java Developer's Journal - 7 hours 24 min ago
Puppet Labs has announced the next major update to its flagship product: Puppet Enterprise 2015.2. This release includes new features providing DevOps teams with clarity, simplicity and additional management capabilities, including an all-new user interface, an interactive graph for visualizing infrastructure code, a new unified agent and broader infrastructure support.

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[video] High Velocity IT Through DevOps with @MonishS | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

"To us DevOps is actually a movement that at the very center is about developers and IT operations teams collaborating in a framework that drives agility, drives the ideation to production readiness in a seamless manner," explained Monish Sharma, Director in PwC's consulting business, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @DevOpsSummit, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.

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[session] The IoT Cloud & Future of Innovation By @IanKhanLive | @ThingsExpo #IoT

Java Developer's Journal - 7 hours 54 min ago
Learn how the IoT Cloud will power the world of tomorrow and why managing IoT through the cloud is as important as cloud computing itself. Learn how the devices of tomorrow will work on business models that reflect a new business strategy and a way to consume services. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ian Khan, Manager, Innovation & Marketing at Solgenia, will discuss how powered by the cloud and made possible by high tech manufacturing, sensors and devices with one way and even two way ability of control will devise a new IoT Cloud enabled world.

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Transaction-Centric NPM By @GKaiser | @DevOpsSummit #APM #DevOps

In my last post, I wrote about the value of IT / business collaboration, and the importance of a common language, a common definition of end-user experience – user transaction response time – as the one performance metric both IT and business have in common. In it, I provided some background on the importance of understanding exactly how we define response time, since this definition dictates the usefulness of the measurement. For the sake of brevity, I’ll summarize three common definitions here:

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[slides] When OT Meets IT in the Industrial 'Internet of Things' | @ThingsExpo #IoT

In the consumer IoT, everything is new, and the IT world of bits and bytes holds sway. But industrial and commercial realms encompass operational technology (OT) that has been around for 25 or 50 years. This grittier, pre-IP, more hands-on world has much to gain from Industrial IoT (IIoT) applications and principles. But adding sensors and wireless connectivity won't work in environments that demand unwavering reliability and performance. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ron Sege, CEO of Echelon, discussed how as enterprise IT embraces other IoT-related technology trends, enterprises with industrial or commercial facets must also find ways for the disparate worlds of OT and IT to work together harmoniously.

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Centralized Log Management By @seti321 | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

Java Developer's Journal - 9 hours 54 min ago
If you’ve got an interest in things like CoreOS, logs and monitoring then you should check out our previous CoreOS-related posts on Monitoring Core OS Clusters and how to get CoreOS logs into ELK in 5 minutes. And they are only the start of SPM integrations with CoreOS! Case in point: we have recently optimized the SPM setup on CoreOS and integrated a logging gateway to Logsene into the SPM Agent for Docker. And that’s not all…

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Vendors Finding Value in Bug Bounty Programs

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 04:22
A Bugcrowd report that examines 30 months of bug bounty submissions across 166 programs finds crowdsourced bug discovery is gaining adoption across the industry.
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