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November, 2011

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November 30, 2011  9:54 AM

Gartner talks application architecture in Las Vegas

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
architecture, Gartner

Analyst firm Gartner is currently avoiding the onset of winter by staging its "Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit" in Las Vegas this week. Although press invites to international Gartner events are as rare as a good hair day for Donald Trump, we can at least "enjoy"...

November 25, 2011  6:04 AM

The many ages of mobile application development

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

Have you noticed how often your applications are being updated these days? Especially so in mobile, it seems like the same apps are being updated every 10 days or so at times. Popular rumour suggests that part of the reason for this may be the way we (as users) are prepared to accept


November 24, 2011  7:38 AM

How should developers learn the cloud?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Cloud Computing, Developers, Skills, tuition

I've invented a new game. It's called "Cloud Teach or Leech". Here's how you play. Open up your browser and Google "xyz cloud tuition" and look at the results where xyz = a cloud hosting provider of your choice. If the majority of your search results relate to xyz provider trying to tell you how...


November 23, 2011  5:35 AM

Hacking Apple Siri to broaden speech recognition

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Apple, Siri

Apple's natural language speech recognition Siri technology appears to be receiving plenty of interest from the developer community just now. More accurately, the Siri speech user interface is being actively hacked with a view to extending it into third-party applications; something that is not...


November 22, 2011  10:12 AM

Microsoft student programmers follow UN development goals

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developers, students, UN

Now in its tenth year, Microsoft's student developer competition The Imagine Cup will hold its 2012 worldwide finals in Sydney, Australia. This year's theme has been designed to run close to the world challenges being addressed by the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). As part of...


November 21, 2011  5:34 AM

Business software development needs to get Agile like Flickr

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Agile, Agile software development, Hindu, methodologies, methodology, Programming, Scrum, Software development, Waterfall

Just as the Indian subcontinent has its Hindu's, Christians, Buddhists and Jains, software application development has its many methodologies from 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


November 16, 2011  12:03 PM

IBM: 2011 ‘Tech Trends’ report lists top ten developer skills

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developer, IBM, language, Skills

IBM has released its 2011 'Tech Trends' report this week which the company says highlights "significant enterprise technology trends" for the year ahead. The report is based on the input of more than 4,000 IT professionals and developers across 93 countries and 25 different industries. This year's...


November 15, 2011  1:19 AM

Tuning up a dual-engine anti virus machine

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

As data becomes big so it also becomes more complex, we know this. So-called 'big data' and its proximity to complex event processing and extended algorithmic analysis are inherent elements of the IT landscape today. With big data also comes big trouble, potentially. As the flow of data-driven...


November 14, 2011  4:08 AM

Is Android standing on the shoulders of the Microsoft giant?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
License, Patents

Lesson number one in the field of patents and licensing if of course pronunciation. While the correct British articulation of word is "pay-tent", it is our colonial cousins in the new world territories of North America who have adopted the...


November 10, 2011  12:05 PM

Is SAP finally getting its money’s worth from Sybase?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data analysis, Data Analytics, HANA, SAP, SUP, Sybase, unwired

Corporate technologies acquisitions can go bad, it's a fact. AT&T bought NCR to try and gain a foothold in the PC market and the deal ended up as rotten as a box of stale eggs. The Skype and eBay deal went pretty sour from the start and HP's purchase of Compaq was not without its woes. Oracle...


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