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Data Test Your Data Quality to Increase the Return on Your QA Investment

With the high volume of data coming into your organization, it’s important that it be complete, correct, and timely. But considering the velocity at which this data is moving, how do you measure its current quality? You must be able to test it wherever it sits still enough to be viewable, without altering it.

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Shauna Ayers
Connected devices Building for the Internet of Things Is Great—Just Keep Security in Mind

The Internet of Things gives us opportunities to transform everyday life into frictionless interactions between humans and machines. However, that also means the technological attack surface is everything. Makers learning how to build IoT devices must also learn how to build safe, secure, and compliant devices.

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Chris Poulin
Technical manager Do Software Teams Need Managers with Technical Expertise?

Soft skills matter in how effective a manager is, but what about technical skills? If you're a software engineer, how important is it to you for your manager to have the same background and to fully understand your job? Ideally they would, but in some cases, that role can be better filled by a technical lead.

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Steve Berczuk
Data What You Should Consider to Make the Best Use of Your Collected Data

We live in a world where data is constantly being recorded. In software, determining the timing of when to use that data is critical to making the most of the information. You should take into account data freshness, the data-gathering processes and any dependencies between them, and when to distribute information.

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Better Software magazine cover What’s in the Spring 2017 Issue of Better Software Magazine

This is the second issue of Better Software magazine for 2017, and it has the largest page count of the last few years. With close to one hundred thousand subscribers worldwide, Better Software is fulfilling a real need in the software development community. As always, this issue has some thought-provoking articles.

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Ken Whitaker
Virtual reality Keep Up with Changing Technology by Making Learning a Priority

Many organizations are constantly adopting or integrating new technology, with the goal of remaining competitive. But there are so many new platforms and methods being created that it’s impossible to keep up with them all. Michael Sowers shares some tips that have helped him stay current with changing technology.

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Michael Sowers
Disney Research logo Disney Virtual Reality Makes Magic

Disney is where the magic happens, and one of the projects Disney Research scientists are working on that will wow visitors at the Magic Kingdom one day is technology that makes virtual reality more dynamic. For example, what about merging virtual reality with the physical world?

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Pamela Rentz
search engine search field Increased Accessibility Can Lead to Increased SEO

Sunil Dangwal provides tips for increasing your site's accessibility and explains why increasing your site's accessibilty can also increase your site's search engine optimization.

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Sunil Dangwal