Software Development

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  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    API Management is the SOA Renaissance

    API management is the SOA renaissance. Far from being an alternative to SOA, API management, in fact, builds upon and extends the reach of the fundamental principles of SOA. But if API management is an extension of SOA, then why do people say things like “SOA is yesterday’s news, APIs...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Web API Management - New Rules for a New Economy

    This 10-page eBook includes three short articles discussing how Web APIs and Web API Management are changing how organizations are competing in the marketplace as well as new approaches to growing revenue. Article highlights include: Externalizing the Enterprise Effective Executive Strategy with Web APIs A Guide to the Technical Execution...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Exposing and Managing Enterprise Services with IBM API Management

    This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides insight into what application programming interfaces (APIs) are and why they are important. It also provides insight into how to use IBM API Management to create, subscribe, and connect to APIs, how to secure and test APIs, and how to gain business value from APIs....

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Five Security considerations in the Mobile Age

    IBM® WebSphere® DataPower® appliances provide optimized, security-rich access to back-end services from mobile devices and desktops. Discover how to strengthen security in your mobile environment with DataPower. The paper covers five security considerations in the mobile age: Building and preparing for success. Planning for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Podcasts // Feb 2014

    TechViews - Deconstructing DevOps

    The TechViews programs will help to cut through the noise of the market and bring you real insights from thought leaders across the industry. 15 minute podcast on DevOps - What is it? Why use it? Listen now.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • Videos // Feb 2014

    Demo: Introducing CA LISA 7

    Learn how CA technologies LISA 7 application suite brings development and operations together for faster delivery and better results. In this brief demo you'll learn how LISA 7 supports the four C's of DevOps, these are; constraints free, continuous delivery, complete visibility and collaboration. Watch the demo now.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • Videos // Feb 2014

    Demo: CA Service Virtualization Overview

    Watch this short video on CA technologies service virtualization solution. Learn how in one simple environment you can run tests on how multiple APIs and programs will work and talk to one another simulating the behaviour of the chosen components in an application. Watch video now.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Building Realtime Mobile Solutions with MQTT and IBM MessageSight

    MQ Telemetry Transport (MQTT) is a messaging protocol designed for the Internet of Things (IoT). It is lightweight enough to be supported by the smallest devices, yet robust enough to ensure that important messages get to their destinations every time. With MQTT devices such as energy meters, cars, trains, mobile...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Oct 2014

    Scaling Applications in IBM Bluemix

    You deployed your app with the Bluemix PaaS and it's gaining some serious traction, so it's time to make some tweaks. Did you design your application in a way that it can scale in the cloud? Were you even thinking about the cloud when you built the app? If not,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Integration Throughout and Beyond the Enterprise

    Throughout the history of the IT industry, integration has been an important part of most projects. Whether it is integration of transactions, data, or processes, each has challenges and associated patterns and anti patterns. In an age of mobile devices, social networks, and cloud services, and big data analytics, integration...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Engage your workforce with best-in-class HR software and solutions

    You know people make all the difference in a company. You need the right people to work on the right tasks that advance your business strategy. SuccessFactors, an SAP company with world-class technology under the hood, provides integrated cloud-based HR solutions that help engage, motivate, and retain employees. When...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    TECH BRIEF: Why Digital Asset Management (DAM) is the Right Approach to Application Development

    Traditional models of infrastructure, application development, and deployment are changing to a more dynamic and extensible operating model. Legacy content management platforms were used only for storage, lifecycle management, sharing of content, and retrieving assets. While those needs haven’t gone away, organizations now recognize that the content they create and...

    Sponsored By Nuxeo

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    How four Citrix customers solved the Enterprise Mobility challenge

    Organisations must empower people to be productive anywhere, from any device, while fortifying information security. A complete enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution addresses apps and devices and keeps company data safe. Find out how customers across diverse industries put EMM to work.

    Sponsored By Citrix Systems

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Your Powerful Cross-Architecture, Cross-OS Productivity Suite

    Choose your preferred IDE and develop apps with ease for mobile and client devices. Intel® Integrated Native Developer Experience (Intel® INDE) is a comprehensive set of tools and libraries to build, analyze, and debug Android and Windows apps. Now, you can quickly and easily create applications with native performance and...

    Sponsored By Intel Corporation

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Case Study: Royal Caribbean Safeguards the Guest Experience on 34 Ships with Proactive IT Management

    Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. boasts some of the largest ships in the world. Its 34 cruise ships take guests to more than 260 destinations and provide innovative onboard amenities, such as ice skating and rock climbing. The company uses a number of CA Technologies solutions to monitor and manage thousands...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Why Everyone Needs to Own Customer Experience in the Application Economy

    The viability of your brand largely rests on the quality of your customers’ experience with your applications—often the most important experiences they’ll have when doing business with you. Successful CIOs and technology leaders will know how to deliver the application experience users expect by taking ownership of the application experience,...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    3 Philosophies for the IoT Age

    This eBook uses the ideas of three great thinkers to provide an overview of the business opportunities and technical challenges of IoT.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Research – Mobility: Why Customers Aren’t Satisfied and What to Do About It

    This latest research indicates that enterprise mobility adopters have seen a 51% improvement in overall customer experience. Learn more about the current state of mobility and how enterprises are responding and succeeding with an enterprise-wide approach to mobility.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Dansk Supermarked Group Safeguards Online Sales with CA APM

    Read how CA APM enables Dansk Supermarked Group to improve the customer experience, sales and reputation.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    eBook: E.P.I.C. APM Toward a Better APM Model for the Application Economy

    Once considered nice-to-haves, applications are now one of the primary interfaces connecting companies to their customers. The feel, functionality and performance of your applications have a direct effect on your business and your brand. The user experience is the currency of the application economy. You need to inspire your customers...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    How to Survive and Thrive in the Application Economy

    CA Technologies commissioned a global survey of 1,425 senior business executives to understand the impact the application economy is having on enterprises, and uncover the differences between those companies that are thriving (the “leaders”) and those who are struggling (the “laggards”). The application economy leaders experienced more than double the...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Research Report - DevOps: The Worst-Kept Secret to Winning in the Application Economy

    DevOps is a best practice for any enterprise trying to succeed in the application economy and successful practitioners report an increase in the availability of new software, higher quality apps and better collaboration. Download this report now to see the full results of this study and find out how to...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    What Smart Businesses Know About DevOps

    This technical report provides some insights about DevOps awareness, adoption, implementation, and benefits. Discover how DevOps delivered big benefits for both operations and customer service. Find out how-by reading our report.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Agile Computing: The Time is Right for DevOps

    Can your organisation rapidly deliver quality applications? For 60% of your peers, the answer is no. In this research report from CA Technologies and IDG, read how many IT leaders are finding help through the DevOps movement: a discipline with the mission to improve IT service delivery agility and quality

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Requirements Management for Electronics

    Escalating complexity is the norm for the electronics industry. And continually shrinking product life cycles force product and service innovation faster than ever and at lower cost. Improved requirements management offers an opportunity to overcome these challenges and succeed.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    CIC Agile Case Study: European Embedded Technology Provider

    This case study examines the adoption of agile processes within a European embedded technology provider, focusing on the challenges encountered in deploying agile beyond beyond software development activities.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Agile Development – Why Requirements Matter

    This paper argues that requirements management can bring significant value to agile development in regulated IT and complex product development projects, and sets out the characteristics of an effective requirements management approach in an agile environment.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Ten Steps to Better Requirements Management

    Requirements definition and management is recognized as a necessary step for the successful delivery of systems and software projects; the discipline is also required by standards, regulations and quality improvement initiatives like Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Accelerating Innovation - New Approaches to Software Development for Smarter Products

    This white paper describes software as the invisible thread that links product parts into an intelligent whole. It examines software delivery for smart products and strategies for evolving software development into a business process. Agile development has become a cornerstone of most software development organizations. Marked by iterative processes that...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Three Imperatives for Advancing Product and Systems Development

    Organizations developing products and systems in industries such as automotive, aerospace and defense, medical devices and consumer electronics are undergoing a transformation driven by the rapid growth in functionality delivered by software and electronics. This paper outlines an approach for using this shift to gain a competitive advantage.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Continuous Engineering for Dummies

    Successful manufacturers must be able to engage in continuous engineering to address the ever increasing pressure to rethink, redesign, reintegrate, and re-innovate to continuously improve their products and systems. Continuous engineering is explained in easy to understand terms in this Dummies book, appropriate for all levels of product and systems...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Unite product development teams with universal access to engineering information

    In the face of ever growing engineering complexity,development of the next generation of products and systems demands that organizations address inherent engineering challenges, to allow teams to be more efficient and productive, to improve business and engineering agility, to increase innovative capacity, and make it easier to achieve, maintain and...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    CIC agile case study: European automotive industry

    This case study examines the adoption of agile processes within a European automotive industry technology provider, focusing on the challenges encountered in deploying agile beyond beyond software development activities.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    CIC agile case study: US medical device company

    This case study examines the adoption of agile processes within a US medical device manufacturer, focusing on the challenges encountered in deploying agile beyond beyond software development activities.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Understanding and Addressing Risk in Systems and Software Delivery

    In this paper, IBM proposes that organizations relying on the traditional waterfall process for systems and software delivery-that is, an engineering governance model-need to make changes to reduce risk and improve results. Although engineering governance once worked when time frames were longer, budgets more generous and projects less complicated, we...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    CIC agile case study: European defense company

    This case study examines the adoption of agile processes within a defense systems manufacturer, focusing on the challenges encountered in deploying agile beyond software development activities.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Controlling In-Vehicle Innovation with IVI Design

    In-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems continues to bear greater influence on consumers’ in-car experiences and purchasing decisions. The pressure on OEMs, however, to adequately adapt their solutions is exposing antiquated platforms and straining incumbent processes. In order to keep pace with this accelerating rate of evolution, OEMs are turning to a...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Smarter Automotive Development: Five Key Areas for Accelerating Automotive Innovation

    Bringing an automotive product or component to the marketplace can involve complex requirements that must be addressed by numerous teams spread across different departments, companies and geographies. This white paper explores some key challenges that automotive companies face in creating smarter, more sophisticated automobiles that are made up of many...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Applying Technology to Address Complexity in the Oil and Gas Industries

    IBM Rational solutions for the oil and gas industry combine process, requirements, architecture, models and test tools with an underlying platform that supports requirements management, risk analysis, conformance assessments and more.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Case Study: Jaguar Land Rover (Auto)

    Jaguar Land Rover plc wanted to implement a standard requirements methodology that would enable it to manage increasingly complex require-ments and speed new features to market. The company implemented a suite of IBM Rational software to create a new requirements management and modeling system.

    Sponsored By IBM