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The application development community features top thought leadership focusing on optimal practices in software development, SDLC methodology, mobile app development and application development platforms and tools. Join top software engineers and coders as they cover emerging trends in everything from enterprise app development to developing for mobile platforms such as Android and iOS.
  • AWS and Azure are the only 2 cloud providers that appeared in the “Leaders” quadrant published by Gartner. But, how similar or different are they? Join our webinar to take a closer look at AWS and Azure in terms of their offerings and their fitment for various industry use cases.

    Key Takeaways

    Key takeaways
    •How latest cloud services are simplifying IT processes?
    •Closer look at the pros and cons of AWS and Azure
    •Industry best practices and key things to keep in mind while selecting AWS or Azure
  • Face it, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is here to stay, but that’s not automatically true for the apps and data on those devices. Join us to learn how to create the right technology and process mix - architecture, policy, protection, expectation setting and SLAs. Come see how to build on the economies of scale you're getting from your virtualized infrastructure. And how you can extend them to address end-point device information management, file synchronization and backup and recovery approaches.
  • In questo webinar, verranno discusse le architetture delle app mobili e come sfruttare i servizi cross-platform AWS Mobile per costruire app affidabili ed altamente scalabili. Andremo ad esplorare funzionalità chiave come l’autenticazione e l’autorizzazione degli utenti, la sincronizzazione dei dati, le infrastrutture di back-end che non richiedono la gestione di server, il testing della tua app, lo studio del comportamento degli utenti, come coinvolgerli per riutilizzare la tua app. Che tu stia costruendo una rivoluzionaria social app, o una mobile app per il front-office di una grande impresa, questa sessione ti aiuterà comunque a scoprire best practices ed architetture di riferimento per costruire app mobili sicure e scalabili.
  • What's Docker? Why is it popular? What are containers? Why and how are they going to drastically improve how we build, ship, and run applications? How to get started with Docker and containers, and leverage them to achieve faster, safer deployments for software stacks big and small?

    In this presentation, Jerome Petazzoni wil answer all those questions (and a few more) to give you a clear overview of Docker and containers, as well as a quick bootstrap to get started with this technology.
  • Agile marketing in the age of the customer

    Sponsored by Workfront

    Presenters:
    Scott Brinker, CTO of Ion Interactive and Chiefmartec.com
    Stewart Rogers, Director, Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
    Dave Lesué, Creative Director, Workfront

    Think about your creative, dynamic marketing team. Now, think about your process-driven, planning-centric IT department. What comes to mind?

    Oil and water? Chalk and cheese?

    Maybe, but it turns out there is a lot that marketing can learn from how IT gets things done. In fact, the top performing teams have a lot more in common with each other than you may think.

    Join Chief Martec's Scott Brinker, and other experts as we explain how marketing teams can adopt IT's best practices to best effect -- without losing the creative and artistic elements that make them shine.

    In this webinar, you'll:

    * Learn how top-performing marketing teams win by planning work in sprints
    * Understand how to organize priorities strategically
    * Discover how to prove your value as a creative team with continuous improvement
    * Find out why agile methodologies are the key to driving results

    Register today!
  • Join cloud security expert Tricia Pattee on August 27 for a quick, cut-to-the-chase analysis on where to get the most bang for your security buck. The interactive, hour-long discussion will include:

    -The five most common security mistakes
    -Top six areas of security spend
    -How to maximize budget – and minimize risk
    -Hidden cloud security costs

    The presentation will include a Q & A to answer your specific questions about security budgeting and cost management.

    Register today.
  • Health plans push for their members to visit their primary care provider for a checkup. It improves health outcomes and reduces the medical spend from costs related to illness and disease. Like their members, health plans also need checkups that will identify the challenges to which they are increasingly exposed, such as issues around information security, revenue maximization, and staffing needs. In this webinar, we will discuss how to specifically deal with key issues related to each of these areas.
  • Wondering how to manage stringent SLA demands for complex networks that span distributed and mainframe environments, while simultaneously reducing your IT budget? Discover how you can dramatically improve performance and availability of your entire network by proactively managing it from a single point of control. What’s more, you’ll find out how to significantly reduce costs with total savings that might surprise you.

    See how customers are leveraging advance analytics and automation to predictably prevent network problems and resourcefully plan for future network needs.
  • Looking out, your organization’s success depends on flexibility and ability to rapidly adapt to market trends, and innovate faster. Looking in, it also depends on increased business efficiency and effectiveness. These two can, and need to be achieved together.

    You can drive innovation and time to market by adopting Agile software development. But business efficiency and effectiveness are hard to achieve when you manage a disparate array of applications, deployed across a range of platforms and tools chosen by different teams in your organization: business, development, quality, operations. Maintaining that type of environment is costly, inefficient, and inherently risky.

    Take quality as an example. Iterative and agile development drives faster cycle times. But quality for agile has lagged the updates of agile. The result is riskier code practices, with less visibility, at a time when organizations face exposure to risk due to customer-facing mobile and other new applications.

    You need consistent agile quality strategies and application component visibility in order to succeed.

    In this webinar, we will show you how HP Agile Manager enables your team to surface quality throughout the entire software quality lifecycle, from writing quality code, to functional and nonfunctional testing of Agile artifacts, all the way to monitoring the application in production, and looping back production feedback into development, thus opening the door to DevOps.
  • Container technologies are capturing the industry headlines right now, but they are seen mainly as a solution for Linux test-dev environments. In reality, container technology can pay big dividends for MS-SQL. Join Storage Switzerland’s George Crump and DH2i’s Carl Berglund for this interactive webinar as we explain how containers work in MS-SQL environments and detail the 3 reasons you should consider containers for your MS-SQL environment:

    1. Make any SQL Server instance mobile to any infrastructure
    2. Facilitate modernization of infrastructure, OS, &/or application version
    3. Get near-zero downtime with simple, flexible management
  • Test Kitchen makes it easy for you to test cookbooks on a variety of platforms. With Test Kitchen, you can quickly create test nodes, converge them, and then run tests against them to verify their state.

    Join Chef engineer Fletcher Nichol as he explains how to use Test Kitchen to write and maintain Chef cookbooks with confidence. Fletcher will discuss:

    - How to set up your workstation
    - How to create a new Chef cookbook that runs on your target platform
    - How to deal with new operating system and Chef client releases
    - How to play in the world of Windows
  • The rise of mobile offers a once-in-a-generation chance for deeper connections with consumers because mobile is inherently intimate and always-on. Being able to reach customers at any time, on any device, allows brands to boost engagement, increase retention, and grow revenue. But with so many avenues of communication, including email, push notifications, and social, businesses run the risk of spamming users rather than communicating with each individual person in a valuable way. So, how can brands intelligently leverage the bevy of marketing channels to better understand and engage customers?

    Winning brands must embrace an omnichannel engagement strategy that’s built specifically for their channel-agnostic customer base. This webinar outlines the key issues in delivering a seamless omnichannel experience and provides actionable tactics that deliver proven ROI.

    You’ll learn:

    * Why today’s marketing automation solutions fall short of customer expectations
    * How winning omnichannel marketing strategies balance push notifications, in-app messages, email, and social communications
    * Why understanding users on a person level, and not device level, is critical in mobile
    * Why “Marketing” is evolving to “Communicating” and how to prepare for that transition

    Register today!

    Speakers:
    Doug Roberge, Strategic Services Consultant, Kahuna
    Gee Chuang, CEO and Founder, Listia
    Jon Cifuentes, Insight Analyst, VentureBeat

    Sponsored by Kahuna
  • CA Release Automation and Skytap Environments-as-a-Service Webinar

    We’ve all seen the cooking show where the chef is showing the host a new recipe, and then “voilá!” out of the oven pops a fully baked dish, without the wait time. When multiple teams can develop, deploy and test in parallel using exact, instant clones of the target deployment environment, it’s like having one of those magic time-warp ovens for baking software releases. Discover how you can easily integrate instant cloud-based environment provisioning directly within automated application deployment workflows, and get out of the business of messing with infrastructure recipes. Join us for this webcast and learn how combining Skytap EaaS with CA’s leading Release Automation solution, you can:
    . Easily harness the complexity and volume of applications, tools and environments inherent in continuous delivery
    • Eliminate bottlenecks at every phase of the SLDC for faster release velocity, from the early provisioning of development infrastructure, through system, integration and acceptance testing and into production.
    • Use the CA Release Automation Action Pack for Skytap EaaS to provision/delete, copy, schedule, suspend and resume Skytap cloud environments on demand.
    • Use Skytap’s “golden template” capability to stamp out specified infrastructure completely within the context of the automated deployment workflow, without requiring additional coding or waiting for scripts to run.
  • Azure makes substantial infrastructure capabilities available to you with just a click of the mouse, but this isn't the virtualization stack you're used to. HOSTING VP of Product, Sean Bruton, will discuss the gotchas and nuances of the current Azure compute services to help you find success for production applications on Azure.
  • This demo-driven session will show you different ways to integrate Salesforce, including loading SAP customer master data into Salesforce, synchronizing real time updates, creating shared services and developing an agility layer with APIs.
  • Today’s banking customers are a demanding bunch. They expect mobility, transparency, instant access, and competitive products from their providers. In response, financial institutions are hard at work optimizing online and mobile banking. However, all too often, the solutions and apps they create fall short of the mark.

    At the same time, technology advancements are making it easier than ever for small, agile fintech startups to quickly turn ideas into marketable products across multiple channels, including wearables.

    To compete in the digital age, banks must deliver smart, friendly technology, and they must do it quickly. The best way to do this is to partner with the experts. Leading banks and fintech firms need one another to thrive, if not survive.

    Join Yodlee Interactive for a webinar hosted by VentureBeat on August 20th at 10 a.m. PT, featuring panelists Josh Gordon-Blake, SVP of Global Partnerships at Pangea, Dr. Richard M. Smith, Founder and CEO of TradeStops, and Elizabeth Gunderson, Senior Manager of Customer Success at Yodlee Interactive.

    We’ll explore:
    · What’s driving change in fintech
    · How to prepare for the coming wave of wearable technology
    · How to prepare for Generation Z
    · Why collaboration is the path forward to create killer fintech applications

    Don’t wait. Register now. And follow the discussion using #FintechApps on Twitter and other social media platforms.
  • According to the FBI report in 2014, botnets have caused over $9 billion in losses to U.S. victims and over $110 billion in losses globally. Bots are rapidly proliferating globally at a rate of 18 machines per second. These bots are being used by organized crime to carry out website attacks such as credential stuffing attacks leading to large-scale account hijacking and widespread online fraud. Attend this webinar to learn about bots, botnets, and automated attack ecosystem from Shape’s Shuman Ghosemajumder, who is also the former head of product management for click fraud protection at Google.

    Why you should attend:
    - Learn about the evolving bot and botnet landscape
    - Understand how bots are used to carry out website attacks and fraud
    - Evaluate strategies to protect your website from bots
  • Create and execute a digital strategy aligned to your business with Dell Digital Business Services. Our comprehensive 5-R Methodology helps you identify and understand the full range of digital opportunities in your enterprise, then implement a sustainable digital plan. Learn more at http://bit.ly/5-Rs.
  • Performance has taken on many different meanings over the years. Given the evolution of Mobile, Cloud and now IoT (Internet of Things) that is true more now than ever. In addition, as practitioners; it seems that Performance is defined in many ways including: Functional, Non-Functional, Security, Usability, and more.

    This webinar is right for you whether a Performance Tester or VP of Ops, as we will take a deep-dive approach to show you some proven practices to improving performance.

    In this session you will learn:

    Impact of application performance from customer references and surveys [some enterprises report $5M per hour loss from incidents]
    Deep dive on industry leading application performance optimization capabilities [delivering at least 40% improvement]
    Enable you to get started now and deliver results today