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Database Trends and Applications April 24, 2020

After the Pandemic: IT Leaders Discuss What Will Change

Business and IT have, in the past, used times of crisis to adapt and transform themselves for the better. While the COVID-19 pandemic has undeniably had a devastating effect on business, and life itself, it will also be a catalyst for change, compelling organizations to rethink their long-term operations and spending, amidst the short-term crisis brought on by the health emergency.

Boston Business Journal April 21, 2020

Here are Mass. companies that are hiring during the pandemic

While some Massachusetts businesses across the state are resorting to layoffs and furloughs, other companies are expanding their rosters. The Business Journal reached out to local recruiters, business leaders and venture capital firms to learn who's hiring in Massachusetts. Here's what we found, sorted by job types.

The Boston Globe April 21, 2020

One-Third of Tech CEOs Continue Hiring Amid Pandemic

Poll shows top software executives are divided about when to expect a

Yogesh Gupta at Progress Software isn’t waiting around. The company hired new employees in HR and communications during the last two weeks, filling open positions, and someone in the M&A team, a new role — all after interviews via videoconference. Progress has kept all 1,600 employees during this time, he said, including its 500 in Massachusetts. He thinks the economy might not start to recover until the end of 2020 or in 2021. But when it does, he wants to be ready.

Security Boulevard April 17, 2020

Cybersecurity for Remote Working: Is Your Business Ready?

The latest news on lockdowns and travel bans around the world may appear drastic for some, but the reality is that all companies need to get comfortable with their employees working from home. Remote working is our new normal.

If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s that there will be times that businesses need to make sure employees can work from home securely and efficiently. IT teams need to ensure that employees have the same tools and services available to them that they would have if they were in the office.

TechNorms April 8, 2020

Home Windows Top 20 Bandwidth Monitor Software for Windows 10 To Monitor Traffic

If you’re using an internet connection that does not give you unlimited access, keeping an eye on your bandwidth usage becomes necessary. If you exceed your network bandwidth limit, you will be charged extra by your Internet Service Provider. However, if you wish to avoid doing so, you should use a bandwidth monitor to gauge the inbound and outbound traffic.

Forbes March 11, 2020

What Is An Advanced Cloud?

Not all computing clouds are created equal. To be clear, there is no actual cloud in cloud computing. As we have said before, the cloud gets its name from the curly cartoon circle that network engineers have always used to represent ‘clouds’ of connected network resources.

BizReport March 10, 2020

Expert: Why Businesses Should Lower Walls Between Marketing, IT

In many businesses the marketing departments and IT departments are completely separated, and in some cases there is no communications between the two silos. But, according to one expert, this is something that needs to change for businesses in the 21st century to thrive. Here's why.

Tech Republic March 6, 2020

8 tips for success as a female developer

Developers are in high demand within the tech industry, however, women only make up 11% of the developer workforce, according to a Pearson Frank survey. Despite some improvements, developer job positions have some of the largest gender pay gaps, a topic that is even more critical to highlight with International Women's Day on March 8. 

DevOps.com March 5, 2020

The Role of Soft Skills in Building Strong DevOps Leads

The benefits of microservices over monolithic architectures are undeniable, but they don’t always come to fruition. Deven Phillips, a senior consulting engineer at Red Hat, explained while microservices accelerate delivery speeds, improve quality and reduce costs, it doesn’t happen instantly and it doesn’t provide a clear path to those results. 

SD Times February 28, 2020

Communication Between Services Key to Realizing Benefits

The benefits of microservices over monolithic architectures are undeniable, but they don’t always come to fruition. Deven Phillips, a senior consulting engineer at Red Hat, explained while microservices accelerate delivery speeds, improve quality and reduce costs, it doesn’t happen instantly and it doesn’t provide a clear path to those results. 

BostInno February 26, 2020

The Beat

Bedford-based tech company Progress has established the Progress Software Mary Székely Scholarship for Women in STEM. It’s a four-year renewable scholarship of $10K annually to cover tuition, fees and educational expenses. Eligible candidates are women-identifying Massachusetts residents who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in computer information systems, software engineering, IT and/or computer science. More here.

Information Week February 17, 2020

The Key Attributes to Look for in a DevOps Trainer

 For organizations just getting their feet wet in DevOps, finding a talented trainer is a top priority. Without a skilled expert on hand to guide developers and managers through the methodology's various processes and practices, a DevOps initiative can falter even before it gets started.

The problem is that DevOps is still maturing and evolving. As a result, many people claiming to be expert DevOps trainers actually lack the specific knowledge, skills, and insights necessary to be successful mentors. To ensure that the person you select to bring current DevOps practices into your organization is up to the job, it's important to select someone who possesses the following key attributes related to experience and soft skills.

CDO Trends February 13, 2020

4 Ways CMS Will Impact Digital in 2020

As new technologies continuously enter the market, the content management system (CMS) is sometimes left as an afterthought, or worse, seen as a commodity.  To stand out in this sea-of-sameness, CMS vendors should evolve their approach by helping businesses engage in new and different ways with the empowered consumer.

Forbes Bulgaria January 25, 2020

Finalists at the FORBES Business Awards 2020

Days remain until the finals of the FORBES Business Awards 2020. The winners of the business awards will be announced on January 28th. Competition is one of our most important tools in fulfilling our mission of inspiring people to pursue their dreams. Through it we seek, find and distinguish champions in free enterprise, and draw the attention of society to their serious success. This year, we received over 90 applications - 10 for CSR, 16 for Employer, 17 for Startup and 48 for 2020 Company.

Total Retail January 24, 2020

3 ā€˜Cā€™sā€™ to Set Your Foundation for Success

A recent Salesforce.com report, Customer Expectations Hit All-Time Highs, uncovers how “Modern customers have much higher expectations, such as proactive services, personalized interactions, and connected experiences across channels.” This message is resonating across all retailers, from big-box stores to mom-and-pop shops, as online commerce solutions become more sophisticated in delivering these personalized interactions and optimizing the buyer’s journey. There's no doubt consumers feel they're entitled to proactive, personalized and connected experiences, and the pressure is on to deliver to these digital expectations. Furthermore, these high-demand expectations are in a constant state of change. Retailers must develop a cohesive digital strategy to better engage with modern customers. After all, your bottom line is at stake.

Channelnomics January 22, 2020

Progress Launches Bespoke Channel Program

Progress Software is advancing the way it works with partners with the launch of a new channel program that tailors relationships and resources to the needs of different types of solution providers and their respective operating models.

CMS Connected January 16, 2020

A Fair Review of the Top Mid-Market CMS for 2020

Today’s web content management systems — also known as CMS or WCM — offer much more than website authoring, collaboration, and administration tools. A modern Web CMS touches almost every department from sales and marketing, human resources, all the way to administration. A CMS empowers your organization with the ability to create and maintain powerful, personalized customer experiences, yet, 42% of companies polled indicated they still don’t have the right technology to manage their content.

Solutions Review January 14, 2020

5 Network Performance Monitoring Vendors to Watch in 2020

As 2020 is now in full swing, we can look back on the previous year and see how its developments will impact the future. In 2019, we saw several vendors introduce advanced capabilities and expand their business beyond simple network monitoring. There were also some key acquisitions and buyouts that (we expect) will give small-scale network monitoring providers the resources to build themselves up into powerhouses in the industry. When thinking of what 2020 will bring for network monitoring vendors and solutions, it helps to watch the companies who are expected to deliver many innovations throughout the year.

Trending Topics.bg December 19, 2019

Many Entrepreneurs Go Astray In The Middle Of The Process To Create A Worthy Product

More often, we tell the stories of startup successes. Yet, when we refer to statistics, it is usually related to the failure rates. According to CB Insights, 70% of newly founded companies fail 20 months after first raising financing, with the main reason being “no market need.” Startups are increasingly trying to gain market share and disrupt established leaders. At the same time, the number of new products that actually solve a problem somebody cares about enough to pay for is too low.

MarTech Advisor December 17, 2019

Building the Perfect Travel Site Starts with Your CMS

When you consider vacations are supposed to be fun, relaxing and enjoyable, actually planning a vacation is very much not so. These days, it’s easy to pour hours into researching destinations, comparing prices and booking accommodations across dozens of different sites. And even when you’re done, you’re often left with the lingering feeling that you forgot to do something critical.