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Have Hybrid Cloud Solutions Become Commonplace? IBM Thinks So

By Mike Solinap | Published August 25th, 2014

Have Hybrid Cloud Solutions Become Commonplace? IBM Thinks SoIBM’s acquisition of SoftLayer roughly a year ago has supposedly fueled hybrid cloud adoption — but why now, and why hybrid solutions? After all, isn’t the beauty of the cloud its scalability, quick implementation times, and low cost? Wanting to retain physical IT infrastructure seems contradictory to that.

Avoiding Costly Recalls and Brand Destruction: Implementing a Warranty Early Warning System

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published August 25th, 2014

One of the greatest fears for manufacturing executives is the threat of a product glitch. Depending on the size and scope of a problem and the number of products or consumers affected, product recalls can mean billions of dollars in recall costs for manufacturers, not to mention legal and medical expenses (when applicable), government fines as well as millions of dollars in lost sales due to damage to brand reputation.

Avoiding Costly Recalls and Brand Destruction: Implementing a Warranty Early Warning System

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published August 25th, 2014

One of the greatest fears for manufacturing executives is the threat of a product glitch. Depending on the size and scope of a problem and the number of products or consumers affected, product recalls can mean billions of dollars in recall costs for manufacturers, not to mention legal and medical expenses (when applicable), government fines as well as millions of dollars in lost sales due to damage to brand reputation.

Visualizing Fantasy Football Success with Analytics

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published August 22nd, 2014

With a hint of autumn in the air across the US and NFL training camps in full swing, Fantasy Football “owners” are scouring data looking for an edge in draft preparation.

Bed Bugs Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple

By Goodway Blogging Team | Published August 22nd, 2014
Bed Bugs Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple
They’re baaaaack . . .  It’s official: bed bugs have moved in and made themselves at home in the Pacific Investment Management Company’s (PIMCO) New York office. Hundreds of employees have been evacuated from the building, with many worried they might carry the blood-sucking pests home to friends and family, according to Fox Business. Unfortunately, New […]

3 Ways That HxD Can Promote Software Engineering Best Practices

By Ron Ross | Published August 21st, 2014

3 Ways That HxD Can Promote Software Engineering Best PracticesIt can often be the case that better software engineering practices may be promoted by the use of good software engineering tools. That is, tools that assist the engineer to better understand the current state of the work product. As we know, the final work product is normally some kind of binary, since this is what will be executed on the target computing environment, be it Windows, Linux, or some kind of embedded environment.