Being a sysadmin can be a thankless task. In honor of System Administrator Appreciation Day, we spoke to CEO of SysAid Sarah Lahav about the relationship between IT and the rest of the company, the problems sysadmins sometimes face, and the outlook for the future. Read on to find out more.
We take a look at 10 epic events that have left programmers licking their wounds and the world reeling from the consequences of computer bugs and programming errors.
The eminent Martin Fowler recently wrote about the importance of not being afraid to bin old solutions and implement brand new architecture. Should IT architects leave old solutions or start fresh?
A yes vote in the upcoming Scottish referendum could have some interesting results for programmers or absolutely none at all.
Catch Jeff Sussna’s keynote from W-JAX. Filmed at W-JAX in Munich. We are witnessing dramatic changes in business in general and IT in particular. Cloud computing, social networking, and the IoT are replacing already complicated systems with ones that are even more complex. The need for business agility is requiring IT to shift its focus from efficiency to adaptability. Society as a whole is moving from a product-based to a service-based economy, and pulling IT along with it. These trends necessitate fundamental changes in the kinds of solutions we provide, and the practices we use to provide them.
Java jobs remain the toughest position for hiring managers and recruiters to fill according to job search engine Dice. Does this mean that they are too demanding, or the candidates arent up to scratch?
Big Data is the hot topic in the software and business world currently. Chris Blessington, EMC’s Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, talks to Business Technology editor Mirko Schrempp about the phenomenon and the power it currently wields in the industry
A study by the University of Oxford reveals that one in six IT-projects exceeds their initial budget by an average of 200 percent.