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Reinvent Your Business Model or Die

Vala Afshar | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business
Vala Afshar

One of the key components of transformation and innovation is the business model, and since the ability of companies to transform and reinvent themselves is crucial to their lifeline, I went straight to the source.

Why Can't Business Applications be as Beautiful as Consumer Software?

Vala Afshar | Posted 09.15.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Historically, consumer software and enterprise software was a classic case of beauty and the beast, that is until Infor, one of the largest software c...

10 Reasons To Use Open Source Software Defined Networking [Slideshare]

Vala Afshar | Posted 09.04.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

10 Reasons To Use Open Source Software-Defined Networking from Vala Afshar Open source software (OSS) now has a permanent role in the enterpris...

Debt Default or Not, It's Entrepreneurship That's Going to Save Argentina

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 09.04.2014 | Business
Patrick McGinnis

Despite years of economic turmoil and political intrigue, the country is making it's case to be known as a hub for technology, software development, and entrepreneurship. Somehow, the technology industry has defied gravity to become a ray of economic sunshine in a country that has grown accustomed to bad news.

Is Personal Training Dead?

Jamie Walker | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

People now have endless options when it comes to their fitness, and rather than doubling down on one activity, they're taking a more holistic approach and exploring options that fit their individual budgets, lifestyles and interests.

Code Junkies, Mega-Software and the Decline of American Innovation

Alan Trefler | Posted 08.26.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alan Trefler

I once read that writing clear specifications for software was a good idea and that not having them would be like not having architectural blueprints for a building project. And blueprints don't make buildings, right? But what if they could?

Postmortem of an Outage

Sarah Novotny | Posted 08.20.2014 | Huffpost Code
Sarah Novotny

I'll let you all in on a secret. The big tech companies don't keep their websites perpetually available because of magic. These companies are able to serve their users on the web so consistently because of a few specific strategies.

The if's, and's & Yo's of it

Marc Shifflett | Posted 09.30.2014 | Huffpost Code
Marc Shifflett

Yes, there was a Yo Hackathon.

11 Tricks to Get Engineers to Sort of Respect You

Sarah Cooper | Posted 09.23.2014 | Technology
Sarah Cooper

As we all know, software engineers are the smartest, sweetest, most pretentious bastards in corporate America. I should know  --  I'm engaged to one of them.

Six Mistakes to Avoid When Writing Code for the Internet of Things

Samuel Bucholtz | Posted 09.22.2014 | Home
Samuel Bucholtz

Companies like Intel, Google, Samsung, Microsoft, General Electric, Cisco, AT&T and IBM, which are already taking an active role in Internet of Things development, will soon be placing a greater emphasis on risk-mitigation with these products - and developers who can deliver on security, in addition to performance and UX, are likely to be a step ahead of the competition.

How Code Empowers Social Good: The Warby Parker Story

Saeed Jabbar | Posted 09.20.2014 | Home
Saeed Jabbar

"Our thinking here is aligned with support for scale, rapid prototyping and agility."

I Am a Digital Dinosaur

Chuck Nyren | Posted 09.01.2014 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

Remember WordStar? WordPerfect? Apple Writer? Lotus Notes? If you don't know what these are, open up Netscape Navigator and do a search on Alta Vista.

Why So Many Translators Hate Translation Technology

Nataly Kelly | Posted 08.19.2014 | Technology
Nataly Kelly

It would seem that every professional translator on earth would be eager to use technology to streamline their work, speed up the translation process, and make their lives better. This is not always the case.

Introducing CERN's Evangelia Gousiou

Alison Dorantes-Garcia | Posted 08.15.2014 | Home
Alison Dorantes-Garcia

Evangelia Gousiou is an amazing electronics engineer who keeps a low profile in spite of her amazing work at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research.

Moving On From Hacker Schools

Adam Milligan | Posted 07.28.2014 | Huffpost Code
Adam Milligan

The value, and expense of education is a complex subject -- a subject which, particularly in our current economic climate, has been repeatedly addressed by people with more experience in, and knowledge of, higher education.

The Solution of Hacker Schools

Avi Flombaum | Posted 07.23.2014 | Huffpost Code
Avi Flombaum

Adam Milligan wrote a post yesterday called "The Problem with Hacker Schools." In it, he questions the value of programs like Flatiron School, of which I'm the founder and dean.

The Problem With Hacker Schools

Adam Milligan | Posted 07.22.2014 | Huffpost Code
Adam Milligan

The absence of clear alternatives to traditional four-year programs has generated a lot of confusion about what it takes to work effectively in software.

How to Write Software That Is Ready for the World

Brian M. Kelly | Posted 07.20.2014 | Technology
Brian M. Kelly

Writing software that can easily be localized at a later stage isn't terribly hard, as long as you start with the end in mind. Use the following techniques to greatly minimize the amount of work required when you eventually take your software product global.

Red Hat CTO: 5 Business Benefits of Open Source Software

Vala Afshar | Posted 07.12.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

"Too many CIOs are still clueless about how often open source is being used in their own organizations," said a recent post that labeled open-source a...

The Secret to Building Teams at a Tech Startup

Dan McCormick | Posted 07.08.2014 | Technology
Dan McCormick

Here's a bit of information about how our approach to small teams has evolved, and how we continue to change it as we grow.

The Creative Economy's Impact on Innovation

Soren Petersen | Posted 06.30.2014 | Impact
Soren Petersen

Economies progress through distinct stages as cultures acquire knowledge, skill and experience. The past century has seen a shift from agriculture b...

Effective Development On a Mac

J. Randall Hunt | Posted 06.09.2014 | Huffpost Code
J. Randall Hunt

A lot of developers use Macs these days because it's the hot new thing. Unfortunately Macs are not the greatest development platform in the world out ...

Tech Revamps in Prolific Places: Touch Screens in Museums, Libraries With APIs

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 05.27.2014 | Technology
Himanshu Sareen

When it comes to restoring historical buildings or cultural landmarks, there is a certain amount of sensitivity needed in regards to the preservation and essence of such institutions. Such anxieties are admittedly rational.

End-of-Life Management

Brian E. Finch | Posted 05.18.2014 | Technology
Brian E. Finch

Who in their right mind would let their systems be based on a program that you knew in a few short months would be infinitely more defenseless? Turns out, way too many companies.

Microsoft President: Digital CIO Success Factors

Vala Afshar | Posted 05.11.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

As Microsoft works through the final approvals of one of the biggest acquisitions in their history, welcomes a new CEO and prepares for Convergence 20...