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IBM Launches i2 COPLINK Everywhere Mobile Solution

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 23:15
IBM's i2 COPLINK Everywhere brings analytics to the hands of law enforcement officers in the field.
Categories: Media

ZTE Joins Open-Source NFV Effort

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 23:15
The Chinese tech company is the latest member of the OPNFV project, which wants to build an open-source reference architecture for NFV deployments.
Categories: Media

Daily Video: SGI Unveils 2 New Supercomputers, Management Software

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 23:05
SGI unveils 2 new supercomputers, management software; Woz joins startup primary data; IBM verse brings social, analytics to enterprise email; and more.
Categories: Media

Staples Confirms Breach; Home Depot Reports Breach Costs

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 22:35
In an SEC filing, Staples admitted it was the victim of a data breach. In its latest earnings report, Home Depot quantified its breach costs for the period.
Categories: Media

Qubole's Big Data as a Service Now Available on Microsoft Azure Cloud

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 21:19
Qubole, a provider of Big Data in the cloud, is pleased to announce that Microsoft Azure customers can now leverage the Qubole Data Service (QDS) to programmatically provision Azure cloud services, removing the unknowns of what infrastructure res ...
Categories: Vendor

Progress Partners with DataStax

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 20:51
Progress has announced that it has partnered with DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra to the enterprise, to provide customers with enterprise-ready data connectivity and integration solutions for Cassandra. Cassandra is an open s ...
Categories: Vendor

Inoreader 3.0 News Reader for Android Gets Even Better

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 20:50
The Inoreader 3.0 app for Android gets improved gesture controls, better sharing capabilities and more. News reader app fanatics will be excited about these updates
Categories: Media

WANdisco Announces Seamless Integration With Cloudera Manager

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 20:50
WANdisco has announced that its Non-Stop Hadoop products for Cloudera and Hortonworks now offer seamless integration with Cloudera Manager, Cloudera's administration console and the Apache Ambari management console, used by Hortonworks.
Categories: Vendor

Dell Software Suite Aims to Drive UC Adoption

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 20:40
The tech vendor is offering tools to give businesses greater insight into how their UC solutions are being used and how they are saving money.
Categories: Media

Five Steps to PCI DSS Compliance

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 19:05
By taking these five steps, organizations can focus on the effectiveness of their PCI DSS compliance programs and the safety of cardholder data.
Categories: Media

Organizational Design and Scrum

Scrum Expert - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:47
It’s very easy to become hierarchical and turn into a “bank” when software company is growing fast. Is there a way to avoid that? How to keep the focus on value creation? What about Value departments, not Functional departments? This presentation shares ideas what we can learn from Scrum and apply in organizational design. It shares hypothesis how a company could look like when everybody is focused on value creation. Video producer: Agile Latvia
Categories: Agile

Mozilla Takes $300M Gamble on Yahoo to Reassert Its Independence

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:21
NEWS ANALYSIS: Mozilla shifts its search allegiance from Google to Yahoo. What is the impact for its Firefox browser, users and the big money behind it all?
Categories: Media

10 Reasons Why the Crowd-Sourced Jolla Tablet Is Worth Checking Out

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:43
Called the "first truly crowd-sourced tablet," the Jolla Tablet runs the open-source Sailfish OS, supports a high level of data privacy and runs Android apps.
Categories: Media

Unitrends Bolsters Data Protection for Microsoft Hyper-V

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 16:30
Release 8.0 will be available for the UEB virtual appliance and Recovery-Series physical appliances on December 1 of this year.
Categories: Media

Enterprises Gain New Power to Optimize Project Portfolio Investment with New Version of Primavera Portfolio Management

Oracle Database News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 16:00
Enterprises Gain New Power to Optimize Project Portfolio Investment with New Version of Primavera Portfolio Management New release helps users expedite project portfolio decisions, boost productivity, and improve transparency Redwood Shores, Calif. – November 20, 2014News Summary

When it comes to making critical enterprise investment decisions, the stakes have never been higher. Business leaders must choose carefully from an ever-expanding set of initiatives, and uninformed decisions about which projects to undertake can adversely affect operations, competitiveness, and profitability. Oracle’s Primavera Portfolio Management 9.1 features new workflow and governance capabilities as well as expanded browser support to provide increased levels of flexibility, insight, and productivity for project portfolio decision-making. The new release gives organizations additional power to prioritize and optimize their enterprise investment portfolio and reduce wasteful and redundant spending.

News Facts Oracle today announced the release of Primavera Portfolio Management 9.1, which features new workflow and governance capabilities that help organizations make more informed and timely decisions about strategic enterprise investments, optimize resource use, and reduce waste. Expanded workflows and early alert triggers bring new levels of automation to project portfolio management, enabling organizations to expedite and improve the precision of strategic investment decisions, boost resource productivity, and increase transparency. Users can conduct searches based on multiple criteria, such as status or start date, and act on the search results—expanding insight into projects and investments and improving governance to optimize investment and resource use. Organizations can enhance understanding of governance processes with new links to multiple workflow features, such as workflow diagrams and instance reports. Managers can address approvals, make decisions more quickly, and avoid project delays thanks to e-mail notifications that now contain links to specific tasks. Expanded support for internet browsers makes it easier for users to access the solution. Primavera Portfolio Management 9.1 supports Microsoft’s Internet Explorer versions 8, 9, 10, and 11. A new planning and control process enables organizations to clarify key strategic enterprise investment objectives by presenting them in measurable ways, propose initiatives that align with strategies and missions, and prioritize and select investments with strong business cases to justify action. Enhancements also enable proactive portfolio management with the ability to track activities, review portfolio performance in real time, compare past data to identify gaps and potential problems, and adjust course—increasing, decreasing, or withdrawing investment funding where appropriate.Supporting Quotes “Every organization faces critical enterprise investment decisions—no company would function or grow without them,” said Mike Sicilia senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Primavera Global Business Unit. “Oracle’s Primavera Portfolio Management 9.1 provides organizations with a seamless decision-making process through its unmatched configurability and flexibility, enabling organizations, in both the private and public sectors, to deliver measurable results through an easy-to-use solution. It helps organizations keep a laser focus on where they need to invest while remaining open to alternative opportunities that might accelerate those initiatives, reduce their cost, and optimize resource use enterprisewide.”Supporting Resources Oracle Primavera Oracle Primavera Portfolio Management Release 9.1 Oracle Primavera on Facebook Oracle Primavera on Twitter

 

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Categories: Database, Vendor

Progress Partners with DataStax to Provide Enterprise Data Integration for Apache Cassandra

Progress Software News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 15:00
Progress Partners with DataStax to Provide Enterprise Data Integration for Apache Cassandra
Categories: Vendor

How to Get the Development Wheels Rolling Using Freemium Software

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:50
Learn more about how your organization can capitalize on freemium software to test out the functionality of commercial solutions.
Categories: Media

iOS 8.1 App Testing

Ranorex.com: Latest News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:00
Ranorex 5.2 comes with full support for Apple’s brand new mobile operating system.

Save time by automating your iOS 8.1 apps.

Download Ranorex 5.2

Upgrade for free with your valid subscription (You'll find a direct download link to the latest version of Ranorex on the Ranorex Studio start page.)
Categories: Vendor

Lead and Lag Functions in SQL Server 2012

Database Journal News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:01

Arshad Ali discusses how to use CTE and the ranking function to access or query data from previous or subsequent rows. He also shows you how to leverage the LEAD and LAG analytics functions to achieve the same result without writing a self-join query using CTE and ranking function.

Categories: Database