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November 21, 2013
At recent User Experience (UX) conferences, I've observed discontent with UX's role in agile software development. Despite these concerns, designers and developers can work together harmoniously in an agile environment to meet both business needs and user expectations.Add a comment Add a comment
November 12, 2013
Sounds like a new garage band, doesn't it?
Actually, I'm referring to several new tools in the virtualization and automation space that we're seeing in more and more development (and even some production) environments. Combined with hybrid cloud environments (combinations of private on-premise and multiple public clouds), these tools are giving operations and development teams the ability to rapidly isolate and move application workloads from place to place.Add a comment Add a comment
October 7, 2013
Cloud storage vendor Nirvanix recently announced that it is shuttering its service and giving customers only two weeks to recover their data. This news produced a slew of articles (here, here & here are some examples) on how to evaluate the stability of cloud storage vendors and predicting a retrenchment into private data storage solutions.Add a comment Add a comment