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Where are all the good Web developers?

So you want to build something on the Web. Maybe you’ve got a great app idea and you just need someone to build it for you. Maybe you’re in charge of expanding the existing platform for the company you work for. No matter what you are building, you will encounter the same question your first […]

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What does food packaging have to do with big data and the Internet of Things?

 The Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, cloud, and consumer-based technologies are changing how companies drive more value and new revenue opportunities. No industry, segment, or market is immune. Even the food packaging market is evolving to become interactive, aware, and intelligent. The industry calls this evolution “smart packaging”. Early leaders in smart packaging include […]

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IBM delivers unicorns and rainbows: Fully hybrid Bluemix offering

IBM is an interesting beast. They have a massive existing customer base, but their enterprise credibility isn’t winning them the hearts and minds of the “clouderati.” That’s not to say that IBM isn’t trying — they’ve acquired some high-profile cloud businesses, have invested billions of dollars into cloud offerings and continuously talk a cloud story. But […]

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IBM acquires Meteorix to expand HR service offering

IBM has acquired premier Workday services partner Meteorix in an attempt to enhance its financial management and HR service offerings. IBM said HR executives are in continuous fight to attract, engage, develop and support new talent and existing employees and this tie-up will mean finance and HR executives can join forces to lead against the […]


For WorldTicket, a SoftLayer cloud migration reduces costs by 60 percent

After a decade of relying on a traditional IT hosting environment, WorldTicket sought a more flexible infrastructure for its cornerstone airline ticketing application. The company wanted to provide IT capacity to customers on an on-demand basis and also required greater scalability to accommodate its own continuing business growth. Plus, WorldTicket hoped to update its infrastructure […]


Technology that predicts your next security fail

In 2013, the IRS paid out $5.8 billion in refunds for tax filings it later realized were fraudulent, according to a 2015 report by the Government Accountability Office. This news comes as no surprise to the Kentucky Department of Revenue, which is stepping up its own war against rising fraud cases with predictive analytics. Predictive […]