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Cloud
TradeWindow using Nintex platform amid global expansion
TradeWindow is using Nintex Promapp to support its recent expansion and to prepare for ambitious international growth.
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Training
Why security must be a priority in the software development process
Ask a typical software developer to name their top priority when writing code, and the answer is likely to be ‘creating new features’. Security is simply not on the radar screen for most developers.
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Digital Transformation
SmartBear named a global Leader in IDC MarketScape
SmartBear has been named a global Leader in the IDC MarketScape for automated software quality and continuous testing.
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Open source
Free security training from the Open source Security Foundation
A free training course on developing secure software from the Open source Security Foundation is now available.
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Customer experience
Streaming services and lessons for unrivalled customer experience
"To produce attractive content in a future shaped by digitalisation, first-class technological capabilities are a necessity".
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CTO
20% of CTOs reached the position in less than five years - A fast career path?
STX Next research has found that 20% of CTOs reached their position in fewer than five years, demonstrating a fast, viable career path.
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Supply chain
Supply chain vulnerability identified in SAP transport system
SecurityBridge has identified a methodology that allows internal attackers without privileged rights to intervene undetected in the SAP software distribution process. 
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Cybersecurity
Software development companies hit hard by cyber crime
Research carried out by cyber crime experts FoxTech has revealed that among the worst industries at risk of cybersecurity breaches are computer software development companies.
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Microsoft
Fusion5 achieves first for trans-Tasman Microsoft low code application development
Fusion5 has announced it's the first Microsoft partner based in A/NZ to earn the Microsoft Low Code Application Development Advanced Specialisation.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
New VMware Cross-Cloud services available on AWS
VMware has made it easier for AWS customers to purchase and deploy VMware Cross-Cloud services.
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Artificial Intelligence
Sogeti report reveals how Visual AI shortens software cycles and reduces engineering rework
Applitools highlighted in the 2021 State of AI applied to Quality Engineering report. 
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Cloud
Puppet rolls out malware scanning feature for new modules
Puppet has announced a malware scanner feature for newly published modules on the Forge, Puppet's module marketplace.
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Cloud
Microsoft launches Code; Without Barriers
Microsoft, along with 13 companies across nine Asia Pacific countries, has launched Code; Without Barriers.
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Artificial Intelligence
Veritone's cognitive AI files now registered as a standard internet media type
Veritone expects its AI media type to increase aiWARE adoption and accelerate the deployment of AI-powered solutions.
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Low-code
Why it’s worth getting excited about low-code development
The benefits of low-code development are significant and will continue to increase as the capabilities of supporting platforms continues to grow.
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Cloud
BlackBerry releases Jarvis 2.0 the latest edition of its flagship analysis tool
BlackBerry has released BlackBerry Jarvis 2.0, the latest edition of its flagship software composition analysis tool.
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10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is CodeHQ?
In this interview, CodeHQ chief marketing officer Ben Rose explains the key services of the company and the reasoning behind its recent rebranding.
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Artificial Intelligence
NVIDIA has launched 8th generation AI software TensorRT 8
NVIDIA has launched the eighth generation of the company’s AI software, the TensorRT 8, which now does language queries at half the speed. 
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GitLab
Programming and speakers announced for GitLab 2021 DevOps virtual event
GitLab’s two-day community DevOps event will feature representatives from Google, IBM, Intel, Northwestern Mutual, Vox Media, and others.
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Java
SmartBear expands API design, enabling developers to work in Java IDE IntelliJ IDEA.
SmartBear has expanded its API design by enabling developers to work in the popular Java IDE IntelliJ IDEA.
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Forrester Consulting
Research finds software delivery maturity strongly affects revenue gains
Forrester research shows organisations with a high level of software delivery maturity are three times more likely to grow at 15% or more annually. 
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Rally
Applitools integrates Rally bug management with Eyes test automation platform
The new integration brings Rally, a popular application lifecycle management platform, to Applitools Eyes Visual AI technology.
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DevSecOps
71% of CISOs aren't confident code is free of vulnerabilities before live production
Research from Dynatrace found 71% of CISOs say they’re not confident code is free of vulnerabilities before going into live production.
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Artificial Intelligence
NVIDIA announces new cloud-hosted development hub for AI
NVIDIA has announced its new cloud-hosted development hub that enables companies to quickly shift AI projects from prototypes to production.