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Best Practices: Building a Test-Driven Development Team

More and more code jockeys are embracing software testing as a means to accelerate development and improve overall quality levels

Podcast: Why Metadata Mapping Isn’t Enough

To understand your corporate data and business rules, you need more than a metadata map.

SNIA’s Information Lifecycle Management Paper Reads Like a Beach Novel

Like a summertime guilty-pleasure-but-pointless novel, and SNIA’s latest document on information lifecycle management makes for nice beach reading.

Analysis: IBM Takes the Opteron Plunge

With Intel finally righting itself after years of floundering in AMD’s wake, why did IBM pick now to take the Opteron plunge?

Two-Factor Authentication: The Single Sign-on Solution?

New online risk-monitoring and strong-authentication technologies are helping banks meet looming FFIEC online authentication deadlines

Open SOA Sells—But Microsoft Isn’t Buying

Microsoft’s absence in new initiatives troubles industry watchers

2006 ESJ Salary Survey, Part 1: Salaries Grow for All IT Staff Positions

In the first of our four-part report, we look at compensation growth for professional positions.

Filtering Technology Looks Beyond Content

Companies are increasingly deploying filtering technology to address a number of information security threats, ranging from in-bound spyware to unapproved use of VoIP.

Profile: Translating Cool Technology Into Revenue

Mainsoft has great .NET to Java technology that is tapping a market in enterprises.

DataMirror Tweaks Mainframe CDC Tool for Performance, Reliability

DataMirror last week trumpeted what it describes as “significant” performance improvements in the latest version of its Transformation Server for z/OS

Profile: Mindreef Brings Quality to SOA

Startup company draws on deep tradition and early products to establish name recognition and strong reputation.

Podcast: Best Practices for Personal-Use Storage Policies

Setting a storage usage policy can be tricky

Companies Stingy About IT Spending, Gartner Reports

If there’s an economic recovery afoot, IT budgets haven’t benefited

Case Study: Software Lifecycle Management Tools Get a Handle on Change

Rapid growth pushes software firm to a more mature development process

The Mainframe Capacity Conundrum Revisited

zLinux or Big Iron J2EE workloads perform better and are cheaper than their RISC- or Intel-based alternatives

CA Teaches Old Databases New Tricks

How many new tricks can you teach an old pre-relational database? Plenty, especially if customers are still actively banking on it.

Distributed Computing, Specialty Engines Bring Companies Back to the Mainframe

The cost of distributed complexity—which is also measured in air conditioned BTUs and kilowatts per hour—is about to get even more expensive

Case Study: Software-as-a-Service Quickly Enables File and Application Sharing

On-demand application suite offers big benefits for a small company

Maximize the Value of Your EA Program

Facilitate coordinated change throughout your organization by establishing a comprehensive enterprise architecture (EA) program.

Are You Ready for Enterprise Architecture?

Before you realize the benefits of EA, you must communicate its value to the business so that it''s implemented properly.