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Developers
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is LinearB?
LinearB is a software delivery intelligence company which aims to support dev teams. It solutions are geared towards improving software delivery performance for engineering firms, IT organisations and more.
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Customer experience
Why tech complexity is a customer experience issue
The digital customer experience is everything that customers experience via software. It’s the entire virtual storefront: the ‘face’ of your business. And who’s developing these business-critical experiences? Software developers.
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Remote Working
Double Yolk's take on recruiting software devs in the remote work age
“I knew this scarcity provided an opportunity, an opportunity to big to miss out on,” says founder.
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DevOps
Tips, strategies and best practices for DevOps testing
Delivering high-quality software at an accelerated pace requires quality practices to be continuous, highly automated, and to occur throughout the software development lifecycle.
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Certification
Latest DDLS certification equips IT professionals with in-demand security skills
DDLS has introduced the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) certification from (ISC), a significant addition to its cybersecurity portfolio.
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Open source
GitHub spruces up mobile platform as devs leave their desks behind
GitHub says these developments reflect the fact that more developers are turning to mobile apps to get their coding done.
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Outsourcing
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is BPESA?
Techday spoke with BPESA CEO Andy Searle, who discusses the trend of big brands flocking to South Africa for software development, the impact of COVID-19 on risk mitigation for offshore outsourcing, and the company's upcoming webinars in Australia this month.
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Cybersecurity
Interview: Checkmarx on the state of software security in Asia Pacific
"While the benefits of software are obvious, this proliferation also creates a massive and ever-evolving attack surface,” says Checkmarx A/NZ country manager Raygan Flores.
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Application Security
NZ financial firms bolster secure software development with Checkmarx
Two major financial institutions in New Zealand have refreshed their application security measures with the help of security specialist Checkmarx.
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Partner Programme
New Relic updates partner programme
Introduces Tech Partner Programme and expands and tailors programme benefits for channel partners that may have multiple business models.
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Outsourcing
VEnterface Project forms new collaboration bonds between Australia & Singapore
With the development of the mobile app market, requirements for software products have become stricter. Currently, only applications that have been brought to perfect condition, including professional design and a high level of usability, are in demand. 
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Digital Transformation
Moving to a low-code content future - Hyland
What was once a case of ‘build once, update seldom’ has changed to the point where constant pressure requires software to continuously evolve.
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School
GitHub Classroom will now work with Google Classroom & more
GitHub’s learning platform GitHub Classroom will now work with popular student platforms including Canvas, Google Classroom, and Moodle.
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DevSecOps
F-22 Raptor fighter jet project turns to Red Hat
Lockheed Martin the US-based defence and aviation manufacturer has turned to Red Hat to modernise the application development process for its F-22 Raptor fighter jets.
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Callaghan Innovation
Top tips to deliver better software faster
Ultimately the key to ongoing success in this fast-moving arena is speed. Of course, there are many common pitfalls with software development and delivery that make this difficult.
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Data Science
Crime-busting software scoops PM's Science Prize
“DNA profile analysis is a really powerful tool for identifying individuals as possible suspects but it’s also important for being able to exclude or exonerate an individual as well.”
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Music
K Road tipped to be NZ’s ‘silicon valley’ of music
Auckland’s Karangahape Road is now home to Global company inMusic Brands as the company has moved its DJ software development operations there.
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Coding
Interview: GitHub's promise to diversity and social impact
GitHub is primarily a collaborative approach to coding and technical expertise, but dig a little deeper and you find that the company is so much more.
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Cloud
GitHub’s ‘universe of data’ empowers developers
“These past ten years have been the most transformative in tech,” says GitHub SVP Technology Jason Warner.
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Rabid Technologies
Rabid Technologies rebrands to Ackama as Australia beckons
Breccan McLeod-Lundy and Josh Forde are two entrepreneurs who are excited about the future, as their software development firm moves ahead with a new name, and a new presence in Australia.
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Weta Digital
Foundation for open media software development launched
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and The Linux Foundation launched the Academy Software Foundation with Weta Workshop as a founding member.
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Cloud
Exclusive: GitHub's seamless approach to helping businesses stay agile and compliant
Caught in the belief that rapid software development is impossible with compliance obligations always in the way? Think again, says GitHub.
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Open source
Fingerprinting: A new security for open source software
Some developers can be very casual about copying files, code snippets, images, binaries or entire modules without respecting open source licences.
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Callaghan Innovation
Tauranga software development firm awarded Callaghan R&D grant
Radfords has been collaborating across the NZ kiwifruit industry to help it scale into the position it is in today.