Guest View: Pumping (big) iron

Can you guess the platforms that are currently running on a vast majority of the largest global banking, insurance and retail organizations? Given some industry backlash as of late, it may surprise you that I’m talking about IBM mainframe systems.   Based on a recent survey from BMC, 67 percent of organizations are looking to … continue reading

Red Hat to acquire developer workspaces provider Codenvy

Red Hat is adding the developer tools and containerized workspaces provider Codenvy to its portfolio. The company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Codenvy. As part of the acquisition, Red Hat will add Codency to its existing portfolio of developer and application platform tools. “Thanks to the increasing push towards digital transformation and the … continue reading

Four steps for bringing legacy systems into your digital transformation

These days, it seems every company is seeking the velocity and agility in delivering products and services that digital-native leaders like Airbnb, Netflix and Uber are known for. That’s why businesses around the world are investing in digital transformation strategies to reach new markets, improve interactions with customers and create operational efficiencies.  Unlike the digital … continue reading

Passwords

Researchers deliver new password solution, Progress Sitefinity 10, and Dell Technologies Capital — SD Times news digest: May 9, 2017

As an effort to help users create secure passwords, researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Chicago have developed a new solution that provides password advice. The new password meter not only tells users in real time whether or not their password is good, but it offers feedback and advice on how the … continue reading

AppDynamics’ spring release lets teams collaborate from ‘code to business performance’

AppDynamics’ spring release is packed with developer features, such as a new developer toolkit so application teams can collaborate from the code all the way through the business’ performance. With AppDynamics’ new developer toolkit, companies can give their application teams the context of how their code is actually impacting the business. According to the company, teams … continue reading

Report: Test automation is increasing

In today’s fast-paced, ever-changing software world, manual tests are no longer cutting it. A new study revealed that more businesses are moving toward test automation to keep pace with their competitors. According to information technology, consulting and service provider Wipro Limited’s State of Quality 2016 study, there was an 85% jump in test automation over … continue reading

Cisco to acquire AppDynamics for $3.7 billion

In order to give its customers more insight into their application layers and drive the digital transformation for IT and business, Cisco announced its intent to acquire AppDynamics for US$3.7 billion. AppDynamics, an application intelligence company, was supposed to be the first tech company to go public this year, according to a Wall Street Journal … continue reading

Guest View: Microservices or death: Defusing the monolith time bomb

When a company embarks on “digital transformation,” it often has to modify its existing software systems. This can become excruciatingly difficult in large organizations with software monoliths—large, custom-built software systems with multiple development teams working on the same codebase. A common response from companies with their backs up against the “monolithic wall” is to hire executives from well-known … continue reading

Industry Watch: 2017: The future starts now

Toys that understand a child’s language and interact with him or her on a level he or she can understand. Personal assistants that learn your routines and vocalize reminders to complete tasks, or to exercise. Software quality systems that can learn what is a bug and what is not, or what areas are vulnerable to … continue reading

Enterprises need the digital transformation

The digital transformation is something of a dream for the corporate world. Whether executives have grown jealous of fast-moving competitors’ products, or managers are sick of broken processes and hand-driven products, the end goal of just about every business in the world these days is to increase software development budgets, and to create more products … continue reading

2016: The Year of Artificial Intelligence

In the software development industry, 2016 was truly transformative. The way software is developed, what it is being created for, and where it resides and is used all changed to a large degree last year. More development teams adopted agile and DevOps techniques, while QA “moved left” and integrated into the process, rather than being … continue reading

BMC bridges gap between business leaders and developers with new Innovation Suite platform

The DevOps evolution brought the developer and operations communities together, but now, companies are putting an emphasis on getting the business owners and stakeholders more involved in the entire application development process. BMC wants to bridge the gap between developers, operations and business owners, which is why it launched its new Innovation Suite today. The … continue reading

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