Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning? Ask These Questions

Engaging in disaster recovery requires a company to think about many things, but despite the long checklists that are created to accomplish DR, there are some areas that frequently get overlooked in business continuity and disaster recovery planning. For example, those exploring disaster recovery often get singularly focused on protecting their servers and data —

Cisco, Microsoft and a Simulated Workplace Future

As is often the case when technology is advancing very rapidly, the leading providers of an evolving class of products are on very different pages. I’m talking about Cisco and Microsoft — and while neither’s approach is wrong, neither is complete — and together they can build a comprehensive picture of what is needed for

Big Tech Urges SCOTUS to Ease Risk of Consumer Class Actions

Major information technology providers opposed to the broadening of class action litigation related to consumer protections have taken their case to the U.S. Supreme Court. The companies are hoping the court will strike down a lower court ruling which makes it easier for consumers to file class action suits. The tech companies may not have

Latest LinDoz: An Ideal Windows-to-Linux Crossover

MakuluLinux is an unusually creative operating system that developer Jacque Montague Raymer is constantly changing with each major upgrade. Some of these changes are radical and innovative. This distro has long been one of my favorite Linux offerings. Many of its features do not merely mimic those in other Linux distributions; they combine and improve

DevSecOps: Solving the Add-On Software Security Dilemma

The lack of standard practices in the DevOps communities is causing growing friction as security teams line up against developers. This internal friction leaves software they develop and organizations that use the apps vulnerable to attacks and breaches. A report released Sept. 30 by open source security and license management company WhiteSource explores various factors

Intel CEO Gives Unwarlike ‘Going to War’ Speech

For nearly two decades I’ve firmly believed that Pat Gelsinger should be the guy uniquely suited to run Intel. Last week he did Intel proud with the most effective, for the time, corporate pep talk I’ve yet seen. Now, I’ve heard lots of pep talks; most take a very aggressive stance about beating the competition

New Dev Tool Brings Automation to Code Changes

Sourcegraph on Wednesday launched Batch Changes, an automated internal coding tool that allows enterprises to automate and track large-scale code changes across all repositories and code hosts. For software developers, this is game changing. This new tool also provides developers and enterprises with an easy way to manage the resulting change sets through checks and

Nvidia + Arm and the Challenges of Building a New Type of Tech Company

Nvidia is in the process of working through regulatory approvals to buy Arm from SoftBank — a technology holding company with mixed success husbanding its acquisitions. Arm needed to be bonded to a company that could advance it, not treat it as an investment, to assure Arm’s future success. Nvidia needed a CPU to better

The Rise of Open Source: Pandemic, Economy, Efficiency, Trust

Those familiar with open source know that it works and comes with many benefits. A testament to the rising adoption of open source is the recent moves by software giants such as Microsoft, IBM, and Oracle into the open-source community. This corporate migration to open source is continuing as many organizations, both large and small,

The Three C’s of Optimizing CRM Data

Optimizing your CRM data requires making sure your data is crucial, correct, and consistent — or what I like to call, “the three C’s.” Unfortunately, far too many companies have data that’s neither correct nor consistent. In fact, IBM reports that one in three business leaders don’t trust the quality of their data, and U.S.