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Gartner: Six tips to make better use of Microsoft Teams

Gartner has identified six practices that application leaders can employ to help employees make better use of Microsoft Teams.

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Bot symbiotics, APA’s analytical relationship with RPA

While RPA bots work to shoulder orchestration and deliver the front-line operational requirements needed for automation, APA analytics bots deliver the lower-level data science functions that both tiers need to make smart software...

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VR in the enterprise

Predictions suggest 80% of businesses will invest in VR or AR in the next year, but what are the enterprise use cases? And how do you embark on an enterprise VR project?

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Gartner: 10 predictions for the next decade of IT

Gartner unveils top predictions for IT organisations and users in 2021 and beyond

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Tibco acquires Information Builders to extend the end-to-end endgame

TIBCO announces agreement to acquire Information Builders, Inc.

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Don't fly-by-wire with AI until you know the controls

Software developers should approach Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven programming controls with zeal and cautionary awareness in equal measure; no AI should be engineered-in until a technician understands how and why it can deliver...

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Technology’s big tradeoff: complexity vs. conformity

The multiplicity of clouds, databases, microservices and containers alongside the infinite variety of converged and divergent services that exist in the typical enterprise IT stack are spiraling in their complexity - how we manage and...

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Why software robots have a 'lifecycle' too

Software 'bots' form they key enabling functions in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) systems - although machine-based in form and structure, their existence is still subject to a human-like lifecycle that affords them a surprising...

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4 Enterprise IT goals & their AI solutions

A look at four real-world examples of AI implementations.

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The persistence of COBOL: why a 60-year old language is still in demand

It's not often in technology that something lasts more than a few years, let alone six decades as is the case with the COBOL programming language. We look at why the language is still so important and whether its going to fade away...

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From chaos to automation: Testing times for software

Knowing how and to what extent an application has been put through testing provides insight into its performance, functionality and suitability for a given use case.

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Why an automated, 'shift-left' approach to performance testing is crucial to success

The ability to empower their developers to work on COBOL applications with greater speed and confidence is crucial for business success.

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Micro Focus ALM Quality Center and Tricentis qTest: Which is the best test management tool?

IT Central Station users review two top test management tools: Micro Focus ALM Quality Center and Tricentis qTest.

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Tech Cynic: On a knife edge

Proposed solutions to the social distancing problem are coming thick and fast, all of them tech-based and concerning.

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Why we need software intelligence 2.0

Software analysis company CAST calls for more granular examination of software components.

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Appian goes 'full stack' on automation, with extra toppings

Low-code development company Appian has launched "full stack" automation, but not defined what automation would be in full stack terms - so Adrian Bridgwater has defined it from programmer to automation levels.

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Automation Anywhere vs. Kryon RPA: Which is the best RPA solution?

IT Central Station users review Automation Anywhere and Kryon RPA, two of the leading solutions in the RPA market.

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Upheaval in IT operations? How Dynatrace envisages AIOps and NoOps

As cloud infrastructure and software gets more and more complicated, APM vendors call for a reimagining of DevOps, with AIOps and NoOps rising to the fore.

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