Spock, a groovy way to test

The status quo in unit testing Inertia is the biggest enemy of innovation. People want to work with familiar tools and upgrading to a newer tool is always a big [...]

Tooling support for modern front-end development

Successfully implemented software is not only about writing code, but comes from a development process that ensures productivity and quality. The cornerstone of such a process is continuous integration, where [...]

10 key contributors to project success

Drawn from lessons learned from the trenches, after 15+ years’ experience in implementing IT solutions, here is a list of ten key contributors to project success. Of course, projects and [...]

Why should you implement ITSM best practices?

Taking into account the budget, resource, and staffing pressures organisations are facing today, IT service providers and IT departments have had to figure out how to do a whole lot [...]

Get your security out of the closet

Security is a peculiar thing. There never seems to be any problem with it. You hardly ever hear of big companies being hacked or of specific cases of industrial espionage [...]

Code reuse: dream or possibility?

Every organisation that develops software wants to minimise the work needed to build new IT systems. But no matter how effective a development process may be, a real reduction in [...]

Taking control of content

The amount of content residing in your company is growing exponentially every year. We’re talking about all the documents, emails, videos, contracts, social media and chat messages, and more. Most [...]

Real business cases for big data

Big data will impact all businesses and the way they use IT. At least, that is what the believers are shouting in our ears. They are right, but only partly. [...]

Data science to predict the future

Old school BI tries to find patterns in what happened. Users have access to smart reports that give them insights to make better decisions. A new specialization within information technology [...]