Sarah Schlothauer

Sarah Schlothauer
Sarah Schlothauer is an assistant editor for She received her Bachelor's degree from Monmouth University and is currently enrolled at Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany where she is working on her Masters. She lives in Frankfurt with her husband and cat. She is also the editor for Conditio Humana, an online magazine about ethics, AI, and technology.

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Keeping pace

Why every millisecond counts when code testing mobile apps

Growth in the global mobile app market is growing at an annual rate of over 18% and is driven by e-commerce, gaming, and IoT. However, according to a report, the percentage of organizations that struggle to keep pace with mobile app testing requirements is increasing.

Path to recovery

The Top 3 Software Solution Trends to Impact 2021

In 2021, as the economy recovers, custom software will play the biggest role it’s played to date and any company looking to get ahead would be remiss not to explore this as an option. The trends that will dictate what those solutions look like may surprise you.

Avoiding DIY disaster

Building Your Own AIOps Platform is a Bad Idea

Why does DIY AIOps fail and what is the root cause? In many cases, all the time and effort put into a do-it-yourself project simply winds up being wasted. This article looks at how to safely encourage AIOps exploration and measure ROI from AIOps without the risk of failure.

Eyes on the Internet of Things

A Look at the Top IoT Market Trends for 2021

The future of IoT is trending toward large-scale growth over the next several years. However, 2021 has the potential to be a pivotal year for the IoT Market as it aims to tackle major global social and economic issues associated with the pandemic. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the economic and social factors shaping the Internet of Things market.

Cleaning up the IT toolkit

How to Approach IT Operations Management Tools Consolidation

Your organization is likely wasting money and time maintaining and integrating legacy and/or disconnected tools that aren’t worth the effort. As well, tools overload contributes needlessly to data noise rather than focusing on the data sets which are most critical to maintaining healthy service levels for the business.

Are your Java runtimes as secure as they should be?

Keeping Your Java Applications Secure

Java security is an important topic for all businesses that use Java applications. Java Champion Simon Ritter takes a deep dive into the JDK and the potential shortcomings of not keeping your applications up to date, as well as why it’s essential to know the difference between critical patch updates (CPUs) and patch set updates (PSUs).

Measuring success

Three ‘success’ metrics for software development

Being agile and working towards a collective goal will enable companies to achieve, and measure, true success. How do you measure success? What metrics should you look at? This article looks at three qualitative ways in which companies can look to define their success metrics.

Deep dive into ActiveJ

ActiveJ Overview. New Full-stack Java Framework

ActiveJ is a radically new development platform for creating diverse modern applications of any complexity with a lightweight and natively scalable async architecture that squeezes the last bits of performance from your hardware. Let’s overview the core components of the framework!

The cloud skill journey

To Speed Up European Cloud Adoption, Address the Cloud Skills Gap

The cloud demands new skills as it continues to grow, but the skills gap persists. This lack of skills is often cited as one of the biggest barriers to a successful cloud adoption. One recent survey found that 86% of IT leaders think that a shortage of cloud talent will slow down cloud projects in 2020.

Roll for initiative

Monsters in combat: exploring application metrics with D&D

What does one of the most popular pen-and-paper role-playing games have in common with application metrics and frameworks like Quarkus or Micrometer? This epic article takes you on an adventure full of monster battles, graphs and metrics. And now everyone grab a d20 and roll to “Read”!