Why value stream management is a must-do, not a “nice to do”

Rome wasn’t built in a day and apps aren’t developed overnight. Or at least they shouldn’t be. Speed to market isn’t going to help drive business if the product you are delivering doesn’t meet your customers’ expectations. The digital transformation challenge Online sales increased 43% year-over-year for the month of September, as commerce and customer …

SD Times news digest: Kotlin 1.4.20 released, Android releases its target API level requirements for 2021, Accusoft announces beta testing program

The update brings support for new JVM features like string concatenation via invokedynamic, improved performance and exception handling for KMM projects, and extensions for JDK Path: Path(“dir”) / “file.txt”. Kotlin 1.4.20 also introduces a new configuration block for the browser target called commonWebpackConfig. Inside it, users can adjust common settings from a single point, instead …

Environment-free computing company Gravitational rebrands as Teleport

Gravitational changed its name to Teleport and released the Teleport Unified Access Plane.  “The decision to formally change our name to Teleport supports the natural evolution that our company has followed from the point it was founded – to create software for engineers that allows them to quickly access any resource anywhere,” said Ev Kontsevoy, …

premium App testing: how companies are getting it right — and wrong

As we enter the fourth quarter of an explosively eventful year, important trends are emerging within the app testing industry – trends that will surely extend into 2021. The most important is the accelerated pace at which companies are moving to the cloud. The speed-up is being driven by the need to support remote teams …

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Amazon, Codefresh, GitHub, Microsoft, and Weaveworks launch the GitOps Working Group

As the GitOps trend continues to take hold of the software development community, a group of technology companies are banding together to provide developers with the necessary skills. Amazon, Codefresh, GitHub, Microsoft, and Weaveworks announced the GitOps Working Group. This is an open Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) project inside the fluxcd GitHub organization.  The …

TypeScript 4.1 comes packed with new features

The latest version of Microsoft’s programming language TypeScript is now available. TypeScript 4.1 introduced a number of new features, such as template literal types, key remapping in mapped types, and recursive conditional types. String literal types allow developers to model functions which expect a specific set of strings. Template literal strings can be used to …

SD Times news digest: Infragistics updates Ignite UI for Angular 11, Buildkite expands GitHub integration, and Rust 1.48

Infragistics’ Ignite UI toolkit for Angular 11 includes a complete library of Angular-native UI components, material-based components and over 60 high-performance charts and data grids. The new release includes additions such as updates to all of the Angular grids, export to Excel, accessibility/ARIA, and more across all of the controls in its enterprise-grade toolkit.  “We’ve …

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: cert-manager

Kubernetes service provider Jetstack is donating its open-source certificate management project to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Cert-manager will join the CNCF as a sandbox project.  The solution is designed as an “add-on” to Kubernetes, and automates the management and issuance of TLS certifications. It can be used programmatically by Kubernetes-native apps as well …

The move from RDBMS to NoSQL requires optimizing over time

Businesses are quickly moving to NoSQL databases to meet performance and scalability requirements that today’s troves of data demand. The shift from relational database management systems (RDBMS) to NoSQL is becoming increasingly prevalent.  “Most applications that we see go to NoSQL are Greenfield, but we’ve also started to see more migrations recently from relational backends …

Topcoder announces its 2020 innovation award winners

The crowdsourcing company Topcoder announced the winners of its 2020 innovation awards, which were designed to recognize customers and individuals who did exceptional work on the Topcoder platform and within the community. The awards spanned six categories: cutting edge, enterprise resiliency, power user, public sector, program of the year, and the Wipro partnership award.  And …

Rollbar to improve code with new AI-assisted workflows and automation-grade grouping

Rollbar wants to shift developers’ focus to continuously improving code, instead of having to continuously fix it. The continuous code improvement platform provider announced two new features designed to reduce the time spent monitoring, investigating and debugging code.  The new AI-assisted workflows are automated workflows that help development teams catch and address errors before they …

IBM to acquire application performance monitoring company Instana

IBM has announced that it will be acquiring monitoring company Instana. The company explained the acquisition will help bolster its hybrid cloud and AI strategy.  According to IBM, it will now be able to better help companies manage the challenges and complexities of managing application performance across teams and clouds.  “With the added responsibility of …

premium Testing tools deliver quality – NOT!

I was recently hired to do an in-depth analysis of the software testing tool marketplace.  By the way, there are more tools in the software testing space than a do-it yourself, home improvement warehouse.  Given this opportunity to survey a broad set of software testing tool vendors, it was pretty interesting to look at the …

SD Times news digest: Scrum Guide update, Aerospike adds expressions for NoSQL Database 5, and DataStax released K8ssandra

Scrum.org has announced updates to the Scrum Framework as it celebrates its 25th anniversary. Updates include simplified language, less prescriptive and emphasis on the Scrum team and its need to be self-managing.  “Over the years, the Scrum Guide started getting a bit more prescriptive, yet our goal has always been to retain it as a …

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    The 2020 Managed Open Source Survey Results

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    Getting the bugs out of your debugging process

    Choosing your software’s architecture is no simple task. One important consideration when doing so is the ease, or the challenges, of debugging that come with it. Whether it is a monolithic architecture or a distributed system, they both present individual challenges to the debugging process. As we analyze this architectural spectrum, this paper will show …

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    Centers of Excellence Playbook

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    Overcoming Disruption: Creating an Adaptable Supply Chain with Low-Code

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    Perfect Your Unique Manufacturing Processes to Drive Digital Transformation

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    Legacy Modernization: Finding Your Way With Low-Code

    How much are aging legacy systems and applications hampering your ability to deliver innovative products and services? Numerous reports say that for most organizations, it could be as much as 90 percent. Meanwhile, the solutions for addressing “legacy gridlock” are many and varied, leaving you with more questions than answers: Do I replace or refactor? …

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