There were 5 blog postings during July (2014):
Perforce embraces OSS - in part
I'm always amazed about how much IT is still a fashion industry—once upon a time, you couldn't get fired for buying IBM; lately, you can't go wrong with Open Source Software (OSS). Whatever happened to working out what your specific needs are...
David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 1st July '14
DevOps in all its forms is really taking off—whatever 'DevOps' actually means. Well, for me, it's continuous, agile, pipelined delivery of automated business services, controlled by end-to-end feedback loops—and 'taking off' means that...
David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 4th July '14
Data Classification, it's a people thing!
Data classification is an important aspect of security, especially for the often-neglected Office documents and emails that most companies run on. It's a fairly obvious concept—an employee marks his email or document as Public, Company...
David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 29th July '14
Three Letter Acronyms (TLAs) seen as harmful
FWIW, I'm NBG at writing long words either (too lazy, in fact), but use of the TLA is getting well OTT—a real PITA in fact. I'm reading about SCM (Software Configuration Management) at the moment, I think, but it might be SCM (Source Code...
David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 28th July '14
PTC acquires Atego
PTC is a company that many software development people may not have heard of but it is big and successful—it has some 6,000 employees, about 28,000 customers worldwide and has been in the S&P500 since 1997 (see here). It began by offering CAD...
David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 31st July '14
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