Month: February 2018

Devops is essential to the cloud, and to its payoff

The notion of devops means that you’re streamlining the movement of applications from the point of need to production. It matters not if you’re changing or improving applications or building new ones. Of course, devops arose around the rise of cloud computing, and that’s no mystery. Cloud computing provides a point of central deployment using a shared consumption model. So, devops, […]

FY18 DRL Blockchain and Worker Rights

Funding Opportunity ID: 301060 Opportunity Number: SFOP0004173 Opportunity Title: FY18 DRL Blockchain and Worker Rights Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Grant Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification) Category Explanation: HRDF CFDA Number(s): 19.345 Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” […]

Cloud-centric IBM patents promise payoff

IBM plans to sow its latest crop of U.S. patents with a strong cloud emphasis, and prepare a feast for its hungry customers. A substantial number of IBM patents for 2017 — more than 1900 out of 9043 total patents — were for cloud technologies, the company disclosed last month. Those numbers illustrate a clear shift in the company’s roadmap […]