Online networking is easier than ever, but this strength can be a threat if one’s online identity is not managed well. While organizations do their bit to protect their users’ identities and privacy, it is high time the user steps up to be his own tester in validating that he safeguards himself.
Gartner says worldwide PC shipments declined 6.9 percent in Q4 2013. At the same time, the year-on-year growth rate for tablets is significantly higher. Should these trends lead us to believe that tablets will eventually kill laptops?
Despite the decision by Oracle to remove the stripped implementations feature and then defer Project Jigsaw to the proposed 2015 release of Java SE 9, Java SE 8’s release on March 18 is quickly causing excitement and anticipation among developers.
A healthy team is characterized by trust, respect, openness, honesty, empathy, and flexibility. When your team is not healthy, you're met with closed minds, domination, selfishness, negativity, personal criticism, and stubbornness. How can you ensure a healthy team? Ask yourselves these questions.
Cyber hacking, which gained more attention when Target experienced a massive data breach, has become such a security risk that businesses are rushing to cover themselves against customers’ information being compromised in the same way they get coverage for more traditional risks—buying insurance.
The scope and need for mobile app testing are only going to increase. What does this mean for testers who have traditionally tested web applications? Mobile application testing is not necessarily new, but the increasing set of challenges is new. Read on to see what you should be looking for.
Amazon and Microsoft are now offering opportunities to establish connections to their public cloud services over private networks. Beth Cohen looks at the Amazon Direct Connect program and Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute as new connectivity options and who would benefit from them.
There is no one ideal set of criteria for a productive work environment, but there are some common themes that team members and managers can keep in mind. On an agile team, the issues of office space, remote working, and multitasking are great topics to discuss at an iteration retrospective.
Joe Townsend explores the meaning of the term wagile. Apparently, this word is a result of what occurs when a team slips from agile development into waterfall development. In this story, Joe lists several organizations that have gone wagile and what we can learn from them.
Rolls-Royce Holdings is a well-known provider, designer, and manufacturer of power systems for air, sea, and land applications. These days, Rolls-Royce is in the early stages of exploring a transportation technology concept for the maritime market: unmanned cargo freighters or drone ships.
How well are you managing your professional day? Once you manage your professional day efficiently, your personal day should fall into place. There are many available tips to manage one’s time, but they can easily get overwhelming. It's better to keep goals simple and start with a list. Read on.