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Connected devices in the Internet of Things DevOps Helps Enterprises Deliver Better, Faster Software for the IoT

As the world becomes more connected, it’s changing the way we do things, especially in relation to software delivery. For starters, software development for IoT applications presents obstacles concerning security, privacy, and unified standards. But we need look no further than DevOps to find the answers.

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Anders Walllgren
gloved hands on keyboard Do Your Part—Engage in Cyber Hygiene

Cyber crimes can be more alarming and can have a more devastating impact than even some physical crimes. Consulting firms have stated that cyber crimes are the fastest growing economic crimes today, with a 20 percent increase since 2014.

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Mukesh Sharma
man reading on ipad Integrating Accessibility into PDF Documents

It is essential when creating digital resources to make them accessible for those who struggle with text, and Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) is a great resource for displaying digital information online as well as offline. Sunil Dangwal provides tips for integrating accessibility into PDFs.

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Sunil Dangwal
ideas flowing into pencil Tips and Resources for Better Writing

If you’re asked to contribute to your company’s e-newsletter or draft a blog post for the website or a design document, here are a few writing tips and resources you may find helpful.

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Pamela Rentz
Software measurement and metrics The Problem with Software Measurement and Metrics

Many software practices rely on setting target numbers for the team to hit. But when a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure. People start gaming the system by changing their behavior in such a way to favorably adjust the measure in order to achieve the target. Don't get hung up on metrics.

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Lee Copeland
password 123456 on sticky note Are Your Passwords on This List?

Some things never change and, unfortunately, picking bad passwords that put you at risk of identity theft seems to be among them. The 2016 Worst Passwords List has been released by SplashData, the password management company that releases the annual list of the worst of the worst passwords.

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Pamela Rentz
Watson helping with taxes at H&R Block IBM’s Watson Will Help You File Your Taxes at H&R Block

Customers at H&R Block will be able to get tax advice from IBM’s famous supercomputer, Watson. Watson has been fed all 74,000 pages of the US tax code and will use its natural language processing to interact with clients in order to answer questions, uncover deductions and credits, and help calculate refunds.

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Beth Romanik
Delivering Successful Software Requires You to Fail Faster

The concept of failing has changed from something people dread to a necessary part of creating secure, functioning applications. That means that you don’t want to have one major failure at the very end of the development lifecycle—you need to continue to fail before release to find real success.

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Josiah Renaudin