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Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, is the latest of many male technology leaders who has stuck his foot firmly in his mouth on the topic of female advancement. His comments raise questions on just how far women have come and what can be done to implement fairer and more effective hiring practices.

Often, what automation “does” directly relates to the bottom line. This has loosely been interpreted as the misconception that the more automation you have, the fewer people you will need on your payroll. Melissa Tondi focuses on what automation does not do to give a more accurate idea.

Beginning in 2015, more US banks, merchants, and the federal government will begin rolling out chip-based cards. Noting that more than 100 million Americans were victims of data breaches in the past year, the White House is leading the move to chip-and-PIN technology with a new executive order.

The last quarter has been busy for Amazon, filled with ups and downs, successes and failures. The interesting takeaway here is that Amazon does not shun failures. In fact, its leaders try to see how to learn from failures and diversify even more. Read on to learn how the e-commerce giant operates.

In this STARWEST 2014 keynote, Julie Gardiner goes into how to make the business case for including test professionals in software evaluation in order to add their unique focus on software quality. She gives advice on how to talk to managers and produce better software.

In his book Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell asserts that it takes about ten thousand hours of practice to achieve mastery in a field. But practice has its limits. Naomi Karten explores other reasons that contribute to becoming an expert—whether at your job or in your golf game.

In our drive for better quality and productivity, we are coming close to realizing full continuous application lifecycle management. Continuous testing is emerging as a best practice that focuses on developing testing procedures, primarily automated, to meet the need for fast application testing.

Is COBOL defunct? Are single language projects a thing of the past? Based on a study of more than 8,000 business projects, find out what trends and changes are occurring within programming languages and code reuse, and how those trends affect project sizes.

According to Greek myth, Cassandra's curse was that she could predict the future but no one would believe her prophecies. Sometimes the same can be said for project proposals. You can give the best assessment possible, but that doesn't mean the client will heed your words. Read on for encouragement.

A smart meter records consumption of electric energy and communicates that information daily to the utility company for monitoring and billing. Given the architecture, about half of the device maintenance effort is testing. Though the process is unique, the same basic testing imperatives apply.