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Developing and Testing IoT and Embedded Systems: Questions to Ask

Self-driving cars are the new big thing, and the operational and environment scenarios these vehicles will encounter are practically infinite. How we should develop and test these systems is a big question, and there are no easy answers. But Jon Hagar has some ideas about where to start.

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Jon Hagar
Creating Innovation: Four Tips from DARPA

Companies say they want to build a culture of innovation, but saying and actually doing are two different things. Those that are serious should take note of the recently released innovation blueprint developed by the ecosystem at the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

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Pamela Rentz
Is Cloud Computing Taking Over the Tech Industry?

Undoubtedly, cloud computing has been one of the largest paradigm changes the technology industry has seen during the last decade. Players both big and small are making investments to gain market share, and news items related to cloud computing are increasingly omnipresent.

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Rajini Padmanaban
How to Effectively Transition from Waterfall to Agile

App creation has changed drastically over the past fifteen years, and for many teams, the journey from waterfall to agile has been a challenging one. Sanjay Zalavadia describes three strategies that businesses can use to successfully transition from waterfall to agile processes.

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Sanjay Zalavadia
What’s in the Summer 2016 Issue of Better Software Magazine?

The summer issue of Better Software magazine is now live! This issue includes a number of articles that emphasize state-of-the-art practices in the IoT, DevOps, and product-driven process, in addition to highlighting the roles of QA, women, and Millennials and the benefits they can bring to your organization.

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Ken Whitaker
Dr. Google’s Symptom Search

Always consult a doctor for medical advice. Well yes, but for many of us, that’s after we first do an Internet search for our symptoms. Google recognizes this reality and is attempting to make web-surfing symptoms more accurate, with more helpful (and appropriate) listings served up.

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Pamela Rentz
The Test Automation Design Paradox

Testing and automation have various paradoxes that are interesting to look at for insight into the challenges and limitations of our profession. Hans Buwalda describes these paradoxes and offers methods to bring about cooperation in teams, helping them achieve great automation results together.

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Hans Buwalda
Hurricane Season 2016: Luna and Surge Are Ready

The 2016 hurricane season is upon us and NOAA, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has more than tripled computing forecasting capacity thanks to two new Cray supercomputers the agency calls “Luna” and “Surge”.

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Pamela Rentz