Tags: Software Development

Brian Berns explains why we need user assessment software

On a recent visit to New York, Enterprise Times caught up with Brian Berns, CEO, Knoa Software. The conversation focused on the use of user analytics as it applies to the use of enterprise software. This is not a new topic and one that has been around for several decades. However, it is fair to…

The end is nigh for Flash but what can we learn from its life and death?

Adobe has announced that it will end support for Flash on 31 December 2020. While this announcement may have been inevitable, it is worth taking a moment to mourn the passing of a technology that was integral to the growth of the World Wide Web. However Flash may have come to be viewed, there was a time…

Is enterprise mobility delivering ROI?

The IBM Institute of Business Value (IBV) has published its latest report on Enterprise Mobility. The demand for mobile apps continues to grow and enterprises are investing large amounts of money in making their sites mobile friendly. They are also investing in mobile apps or at least enabling them. For some companies that means writing or…

Why two heads are better than one for IBM and Salesforce in AI

On Monday 6th March 2017, IBM and Salesforce announced they will form a strategic partnership centred on their Artificial Intelligent (AI) and cognitive computing products: IBM Watson and Salesforce Einstein. While many of the details around the integration are unclear this is neither a one sided, nor a marketing announcement.  A strategic relationship for strategic…

CA signs deal to acquire Veracode

CA Technologies has signed a deal to acquire Veracode. Veracode is a Software as a Service (SaaS) security solution for application security testing (AST). This is not just about developers. Veracode delivers security solutions for developers, operations teams and auditors. It fills a gap in most companies DevOps strategy by ensuring that security is part…

Atlassian buys Trello for $425 million

Enterprise collaboration and development tools vendor Atlassian has acquired Trello for $425 million. As well as adding Trello’s highly successful collaboration software to its product portfolio, Atlassian gains 19 million new users and a much simpler user interface than it currently provides with its own Jira product. This is more than just a software  acquisition.…

Agile teams get a Storyteller for Jira

Blueprint Software has announced the release of Storyteller for JIRA. It aims to speed up the delivery of Agile IT projects by capturing all the details of user stories. User stories provide an alternative to the traditional requirements process used by developers. They describe who the users of a software product are, what they want…

Jenkins 2.0 – a decade in the making

After 10 years and 655 weekly releases the open source Jenkins project has finally decided it’s time to release Jenkins 2.0. Importantly this is more than just a new front-end and a clean-up of previous releases. According to Kohsuke Kawaguchi, creator of Jenkins and CloudBees CTO said: “As Jenkins user adoption continues to grow into…

IBM hits 100 MobileFirst for iOS apps

IBM has announced it has delivered more than 100 MobileFirst for iOS apps as part of its partnership with Apple. The deal between Apple and IBM for MobileFirst for iOS was announced in July 2014 with the first wave of apps shipping in December of that year. Since then the love-in between the two companies…