Atlassian gives Jira bug tracker a new UI and a speed boost

Jira 6 runs faster and provides the user with a cleaner interface and faster navigation. Atlassian has revamped the Jira bug tracking tool with a new user interface, which the company said will offer faster…

SAP Launches Free Online Training for HANA, Other New Technologies

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IDG News Service (Boston Bureau) — SAP is hoping to sow more seeds of interest in its newest technologies, including the HANA in-memory database, through a new online training program available at no charge. Dubbed…

Fraud Prevention in a Big Data Environment

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SAP announced Tuesday a new analytic application to help enterprises detect, investigate, analyze and prevent fraud in Big Data environments. March 19, 2013 by Derek Klobucher Christchurch, New Zealand is rebuilding after a devastating earthquake two…

Does Big Data Spell the End of Business Intelligence As We Know It?

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Traditional BI requires human input to decide what correlated factors to query. As predictive data analytics gets increasingly powerful, the algorithms do the deciding. That spells the end of BI as CIO.com columnist Bernard…

China to standardize around local version of Ubuntu

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Canonical partnership is China’s latest attempt to develop homegrown OS in market where Microsoft’s Windows dominates. By Michael Kan | IDG News Service China has picked Canonical’s Linux-based Ubuntu OS as the reference architecture to establish…

Lean Projects

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Posted by Alex Falkowski at 09/03/2013 03:36 I have had the pleasure to start a new job for a very well established agency. As with every company, managing projects is not easy. However, what makes this…

SAP Speeds Deployment Time for Big Data Analytics

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SAP’s Big Data Transition Strategy will be studied in MBA programs a few years from now. The company is disrupting its industry with revolutionary solutions without disrupting its customers. Needless to say, that’s a hard thing to do.

Analysts say software industry may be leaving Oracle behind

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“For a long time they’ve held firm on pricing for maintenance, which is their highest margin business, and they’ve really stuck it to their clients,” said Goldmacher. “Now that you have an ever-growing raft…

Reflecting on Yammer and Office 365: SharePoint is Definitely Dead

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Microsoft sees Sites as an almost standalone service offered by Office 365, rather than the interconnected Intranet style system offered by what we knew as SharePoint. By Chris Wright (@partnerpulse) Mar 20, 2013 Last month I…

A senior manager, a consultant and a software architect

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After their death three IT persons arrived in hell. Among them a senior manager, a consultant and a software architect. One of the devils was in charge of taking care of these unfortunates. However,…