ModeShape version 1.1.0 is available. ModeShape is a JCR 1.0 implementation that provides access to stored content, through a JCR […]
Kohsuke Kawaguchi, senior staff engineer at Sun Microsystems, has revealed that he is leaving the company. Following his departure, Kawaguchi […]
The Apache MINA team have announced the first release of Apache Vysper. Apache Vysper is a modular, XMPP server product […]
Experts typically advise enterprises to take a stair-step approach to implement BPM.
A new white paper by BPM Guru Mark McGregor, A Pragmatic Approach to Leveraging BPM Technology for Business Success, has good details on how to get it right. It breaks down BPM projects into seven steps and provides good insight into each of them. It also has tips on how to bring in technology, and navigate organizational complexity.
While the demand for cloud computing-based hosting is on the rise, how profitable is it for data centers to provide it? There is interesting data to compare the cost and returns for three different hosting models: colocation, managed hosting and cloud computing. In sum, the jury is still out. But cloud computing is still some distance away before replacing other hosting models in data centers.
A new report states that “ease of use”, not necessarily advanced features, is key to achieving high user adoption of BI and analytics tools. Based on 255 survey responses, a new report says ease of use and interface appeal are important factors in making BI more pervasive, particularly beyond the power user base. “When BI is hard, more time is spent learning tools and on routine tasks than on using the data for insight and business improvement,” says the study author. “It’s particularly telling that easy-to-use BI tools are rated as more important than BI features and analytic power.”
In the second part of our interview with Kirk Knoershild, JAXenter finds out how modularity can help bridge the gap between architects and developers, and which piece of open source software Kirk views as getting modularity ‘right.’
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Simple Build Tool (SBT) for Scala is now available. With SBT configuration, customization, and extension are performed in Scala. This […]
Mozilla have released what is to be the final update to Firefox 3.0.x Firefox 3.0.19 features several security and stability […]
One-Click Start for Entity-Centric EMF Apps.
Version 3.2.2 of Rumai Rumai is a Ruby interface to the wmii dynamic window manager for X11. It provides an […]
Mozilla now handle an estimated 30% of internet access, according to the organisation’s first ever quarterly analyst report. The same […]
Version 2.5 of RDoc is now available to download. This ruby gem produces documentation for one or more Ruby source […]