Profile: Agnès Crepet, co-founder at Ninja Squad and Java Champion

How to succeed in tech: Agnès Crepet gives her tips

Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? In addition to the Women in Tech survey, we also launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Agnès Crepet, co-founder at Ninja Squad and Java Champion.

Survey findings: 5 steps to achieve value from machine learning

Machine Learning — the new poster child for boosted productivity

Machine Learning is a catalyst for digital transformation, a new survey reveals. This survey is not meant to point out the obvious but to give solutions. Read on to find out the five steps to achieve value from machine learning.

Tallying up the bill for DevOps

What is the true cost of a DevOps adoption?

We spend a lot of time explaining why you should switch over to a DevOps approach. But what does that really mean, logistically? Thanks to a recent survey from KMS Technology, we can see the actual cost and timeline needed for a successful DevOps adoption.

Our Docker Captains interview series continues

Docker vs. VM: What’s the difference?

Docker is revolutionizing IT — you’re probably hearing this phrase quite often. But let’s go deeper into “the belly of the Docker beast”: What are the differences between Docker and a virtual machine? What is hype and where does the real added value lie? We talked with Ajeet Singh Raina about all this and more.

An ode to absolute times

Version-string schemes for Java SE Platform & JDK: Oracle offers 3 alternatives

Last month, Oracle proposed a new version numbering scheme in order to emphasize the time-based releases. Not many people liked this proposal —to put it mildly— so Mark Reinhold is now offering three alternatives. You are encouraged to communicate additional information that’s relevant to the choice of such a scheme so speak now — a specific proposal will be made in about a week.

Gradle is now a Java 9 support 'club member'

Gradle’s Java 9 support explained

Java SE 9 was released almost a month ago and we already have Java 9 support in Eclipse Oxygen, Spring Framework 5.0, IntelliJ IDEA and more. Now Gradle has joined the club. Let’s see what this means.

2017 Emerging Technology Domains Risk Survey

Machine learning deemed a high security risk, survey finds

The CERT Division of Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute has published an updated list of technologies that might give us headaches in the security department. Both machine learning and blockchain have made the cut but that’s actually not a comforting thought, especially since the former is one of the three domains that must be considered high priority for outreach and analysis in 2017.