Topic: data

Appfire acquires time tracking software 7pace

Enterprise collaboration software company Appfire announced the acquisition of the German company 7pace, creators of the 7pace Timetracker, which is a time tracking solution for development teams. The acquisition will bring the solution into the Atlassian ecosystem and will help expand time management offerings for customers.  Timetracker incorporates AI and machine learning to capture time … continue reading

Mapped announces self-service data offering

The AI-powered independent data layer Mapped now has a no-cost, self-service Starter Plan offering for software development and data science teams.  With the new plan, software developers and data scientists can automate data extraction and standardization.  Mapped simplifies the data integration process into a single API and with the latest launch, enables application developers to … continue reading

Heroku to stop offering free plans

Heroku stated that it will stop offering free product plans on November 28th and that it is planning to shut down free dynos and data services.  Also, accounts that have been inactive for over a year and their associated storage will be deleted starting on October 26th this year. “Our product, engineering, and security teams … continue reading

Data-driven pipelines are the bedrock to improving developer experience

We’ve found ourselves amidst a rapidly-changing industry, pushing for faster development cycles and less-siloed departments more than ever. While advancing technologies and better methodology look great on the surface for company decision-makers, they’re missing something even more important to avoid production bottlenecks. To successfully engineer software in our competitive landscape, you need to improve the … continue reading

CData announces user experience updates in its 2022 release

The data connectivity company CData has announced the 2022 release of its drivers and connectivity solutions, and the update comes packed with features.  First, it announced the addition of several new data sources, including AlloyDB, Azure Active Directory,, Neo4j, Oracle ERP, Oracle HCM, Oracle Service Cloud, Outreach, Pipedrive, Reckon Accounts Hosted, Salesloft, and Zoho … continue reading

Cloudera launches new data lakehouse for analytics

Cloudera announced the launch of Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) One, an all-in-one data lakehouse software for analytics and exploratory data science.  The service has built-in enterprise security and machine learning that requires no security or monitoring operations staff, helping companies move to cloud computing for analytics and data.  “Empowering everyone in your business to get … continue reading

W3C announced Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) v1.0 as official web standard

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced that Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) v1.0 is now an official web standard.  The new type of verifiable identifier doesn’t require a centralized registry and it will enable individuals and organizations to take better control of their online information while providing greater security and privacy, according to W3C.  Users will … continue reading

Getting around roadblocks to VSM metrics

While many organizations think they have value stream management, they are encountering roadblocks to gain the metrics they need from it, according to Laureen Knudsen, chief transformation officer at Broadcom in the talk “Maneuvering around VSM roadblocks” at {virtual} VSMcon 2022.  A recent study by Broadcom found that 88% of people say they are doing … continue reading

Reflections about low-code data management

You wouldn’t code a website from scratch, so why would you code your corporate data estate from scratch? As it turns out, data engineers and business intelligence professionals can learn a great deal from the history of website development to help us with managing our corporate data estate.  In the early days of the Internet, … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: data-diff

Data-diff is a new open-source project that was released by Datafold earlier this week. It is used for validating data across different databases.  It uses a simple CLI for creating monitoring and alerts, and can be used to bridge column types of different formats.  According to the project’s GitHub page, data-diff is able to verify … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Budibase

Budibase is an open-source low-code platform for building, designing, and automating business apps such as admin panels, forms, internal tools, client portals, and more. The tool was built to help developers who had to take up to three weeks to build CRUD apps.  The project has a built-in database, External Data Sources, a design GUI, … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: OpenTDF

OpenTDF allows developers to utilize the Trusted Data Format (TDF) to incorporate data protection in their applications. TDF itself is a data object wrapper and it can be used to protect nearly all electronic data types. TDF standards and specifications are currently maintained by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.  OpenTDF is an … continue reading Protection Status
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