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The longer the function, the more complex it is, the more likely we are to make mistakes. Knowing that makes measuring code complexity, and making the complexity of functions smaller, seems like a very good idea.
So how do we measure it? The most common measure of code complexity is probably “c…READ MORE
Slowly but surely, I’m learning to like the new Universal Windows Platform (aka Microsoft Store) version of Sticky Notes in Windows 10. I’ve learned to right click on its entry in the Taskbar to make it disappear from the desktop when I’m not using it. But otherwise, it’s a pretty handy (and attract…READ MORE
Our hyper-connected world has created a complex and ever-changing landscape that many IT teams are struggling to navigate. With continuous everything becoming the new norm, every aspect of application development needs a rethink. This includes testing, which needs a complete overhaul in order to avo…READ MORE
The captain of fast-sinking Tintri has abandoned ship, just three months after he came aboard as a lifesaver.
Tintri CEO Thomas Barton, 54, informed the board of his decision on Monday, according to a securities filing. Tintri did not elaborate on the reason for Barton’s departure, but said it…READ MORE
In a recent online presentation, Check Point Software Technologies founder and CEO Gil Shwed stated that “we are at an inflection point” when it comes to cybersecurity.
Shwed’s statement came on the heels of Check Point’s release of its 2018 report that found 97% of surveyed companies were unprep…READ MORE
Cast is a company dedicated to the code analysis it performs as its core bread and butter. Not a security company as such, Cast describes itself as a software intelligence specialist
How much code analysis? Cast’s latest report analyses over 700 million lines of code.
The Software Intelligen…READ MORE
Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference this week showed some new iOS 12 features that could be exciting for Apple users in the enterprise.
Several features of the new iOS may help improve productivity for business users, by limiting distractions and improving workplace communications. Apple’s i…READ MORE
There is a term which crops up a lot in the technology sector – ‘legacy’. Occasionally, especially when talking to very long-established companies, the term ‘heritage’ occurs. It is useful therefore to consider the important difference between legacy and heritage:
Legacy tends to be use…READ MORE
The Education Select Committee of the House of Commons has invited evidence for an enquiry into the challenges posed and opportunities presented by the Fourth Industrial Revolution: “Characterised by the emergence of a range of new technologies including artificial intelligence, robotics and the i…READ MORE
May 25, 2018 was “GDPR Day;” the day enforcement of the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation began; the day so many information security professionals have been preparing for over the past two years; the day so many have been anticipating and fearing.
GDPR Day is a day many hav…READ MORE
Instaclustr has announced Kafka-as-a-Service in bid to provide an easier route to the real-time data streaming platform
An open source player from the start, the e-dropping Instaclustr specifies that this release follows an ‘early access programe’ that saw a handful of Instaclustr users deplo…READ MORE
Every couple of years, it seems like everyone has to lose their minds over glass storage.
In 2012, Hitachi demonstrated using glass for storage, saying it could end up being a product by 2015. Or, at least, once they figured out how to make something to read it. Yes, that would be a problem, unle…READ MORE
The availability of Windows server 2019 preview build 17962 has been announced.
Also available is:
A preview of Hyper-V Server 2019
System Insights – a new feature bringing local predictive analytical capabilities to Windows Server. Systems Insights is managed through Windows Admin Center o…READ MORE
The term Fintech has become part the lingua franca in these parts. The IT industry that is. But while investors are flocking to the Insurtech sector it doesn’t quite have the same ring as fintech.
But digital technology in the insurance sector has massive potential. Not only is the insurance se…READ MORE
A collaborative robot, also known as a cobot, is a robot that is capable of learning multiple tasks so it can assist human beings. Continued…
Quote of the Day
“When the conversation changes and people are told cobots are meant to be collaborative tools rather than replacement tools, people fee…READ MORE
_______ Active Directory enables single sign-on capabilities for Microsoft apps, such as Office 365 and Dynamics CRM.
A. In addition,
B. In addition
A comma should be used after common introductory phrase to give the reader a slight pau…READ MORE
Deal ScoreCard is a very unique concept in research. Watch this short video to understand what you can do with the insights that each report provides. Learn how to make better decisions fast in this brief video featuring leader Bill Crowley –
If you do any work in Azure you’ve probably done deployments using JSON scripts. Originally JSON in Azure didn’t support much, you could create objects, but if you put it in the JSON script, it would be created.
Thank thankfully isn’t the case anymore. We now have conditions in JSON in Azure whic…READ MORE
If you are starting to suspect that the AI hype is overblown, and that it’s just the latest term that marketing folk love to add to make their product sound more interesting, you are not alone. You’d be wrong though – the AI effect is very real, and is set to make serious waves across many industr…READ MORE
No one wants poisoned food — or the resulting misery — and CIOs, chief data officers, business analysts and other data wranglers don’t want poisoned data. But it’s out there, perhaps spreading even now throughout your company, even as you strive to make data-driven business decisions. Anthony Acca…READ MORE