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March 27, 2017
Learn five ways to reduce technical debt and the high cost of rework in Agile and DevOps software development. Five software pros share their best practices.
March 08, 2017
TechTarget's application development editorial team talks REST API best practices, metrics and why our mobile apps seem to be always updating.
February 06, 2017
Deploying and using predictive modeling tools without heeding best practices doesn't guarantee analytics success, a fact that many analytics managers and election forecasters know all too well.
January 31, 2017
The processes for keeping data safe when employees leave a company are fundamental data protection best practices: backup, archive and encryption. Yet barely half of the organizations that took ...
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A team of software collaborators combined with a vertical slice approach improves the speed and structure of software development for IoT. Continue Reading
These best design practices will help developers maximize the ability to update configurations or add new functionality after IoT devices leave the factory. Continue Reading
The DevOps methodology is rapidly on the rise, with one estimate that three-fourths of businesses are using it. There are some best practices to make the transition less rocky. Continue Reading
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Expert George Lawton discusses the best ways to plan out a mobile test strategy that works for your business goals. Continue Reading
Amazon ElastiCache enables developers to choose between Memcached or Redis for a caching engine, depending on the complexity of the data structures. Continue Reading
Serverless computing can cut application costs in the public cloud, but enterprises need the right set of skills to reap that and other benefits. Continue Reading
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After convincing users to integrate into your system, the last thing you want is for them to suffer from API performance issues. Ensure users that API performance isn't a problem. Continue Reading
Today's enterprise network finds itself under unprecedented strain, with the number of connected devices and "things" increasing and end-user expectations of speed and performance growing. Meanwhile, as IT professionals strive to offer the latest and greatest technological services to customers, network resources don't always keep pace. Something has to give.
Such a scenario is ripe for significant, unscheduled network downtime, and in the digital age, these outages come at large scale and enormous cost. Enterprises that have recently experienced major network downtime -- such as Delta Airlines and Salesforce -- have lost millions of dollars and suffered incalculable blows to their brands and reputations. Organizations simply can't afford outages like these in today's digital-first business environment. In this edition of Network Evolution, we explore the dynamics of the modern outage, and how enterprises can minimize their risk of network downtime.
Also in this issue, we take a look at evolving automation tools and how they can make network managers' lives easier. And finally, we'll tell you what you need to know about Cisco's new digital whiteboard, Spark Board, and how it stacks up against Microsoft's Surface Hub.Continue Reading
Containers have many benefits for application development, including higher performance in a smaller footprint. But a few hurdles stand in the way of seamless container portability. Continue Reading
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For manufacturers, IoT technology brings new cyber-risks. Here's what you should know about keeping your systems safe from hackers. Continue Reading
Growing end-user demands can put today's enterprise at increased risk of a major network outage -- and with so much business happening online, the stakes have never been higher. Continue Reading
Enterprises are advised to start reporting ransomware attacks, but are there risks? Expert Mike O. Villegas discusses whether organizations are obligated to report attacks. Continue Reading