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Guest Post: Beyond Big Data and Benioff’s “AI Spring” to the Dawn of Dataware

By Noel Wurst    |    January 16, 2015    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

This article was authored by Matt McIlwain and was originally published on Medium. For more of Matt's writing, you can follow him here! Big Data, AI, Machine Learning, Hadoop, Predictive...


Deck the Halls with Walls of Metrics

By Jason English    |    January 02, 2015    |    Development and Testing, Product Development, IT Operations

For some, the holiday season is a time to show gratitude. Others spend time with those they hold dear. Or maybe, it is a time to reflect upon the previous...


The Ethics of Cloud Computing - Part 3

By Seth Payne    |    December 30, 2014    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

​​This is the final chapter in Seth Payne's three-part series. Click here to read Part One or Part Two.Where Do These Ethical Principles Come From?As...


The Ethics of Cloud Computing - Part 2

By Seth Payne    |    December 19, 2014    |    IT Operations

​This is part two in a three part series. To read Part One, click here. Firms also have the moral duty to be honest with the customers regarding security policies,...


Guest Post: Data Quality as an Initiative

By David Guimbellot    |    December 16, 2014    |    Development and Testing

​This article was authored by David Guimbellot and was originally published on Orasi's "Eye on Quality" blog. If your business is capturing or coordinating persistent data as a primary function...


​The Ethics of Cloud Computing - Part 1

By Seth Payne    |    December 15, 2014    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

Cloud computing seems to still be one of the reigning buzzwords in high-tech these days. Everything is either “in the cloud”, “powered by the cloud”, or some variation on the...


Gene Kim on the Need for On-demand Access to Automated Dev/Test Environments

By Noel Wurst    |    December 09, 2014    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

​Noel: Hello, this is Noel Wurst with Skytap, and I am speaking with Gene Kim today. At Skytap, a lot of us are big fans of Gene and his work,...


How to Eliminate “It Works on My Machine”

By Noel Wurst    |    December 04, 2014    |    Development and Testing

​voke analyst Theresa Lanowitz and her team recently conducted an independent survey of over 500 participants from both technology and non-technology companies of varying sizes to explore their use of virtual...