Is Elixir the Best of Both Worlds? Why to use it?

Is Elixir the Best of Both Worlds? Why to use it?

What is Elixir, and why is it generating increasing amounts of interest among developers?  Elixir is a newcomer on the programming scene, but it’s gaining traction. Elixir is a functional programming language developed by José Valim and released in 2012. José chose to build Elixir on top of the Erlang Virtual Machine called BEAM to

November 11, 2019
Scaling technical startups journey and challenges Sphere Partner

Scaling technical startups journey and challenges Sphere Partner

How do you balance the demands of scaling technology startups? Resources are scarce in the beginning, the founder is likely wildly talented, but does not have all the expertise needed to guide the company, and missteps can be extraordinarily costly. Lou Senko, CIO/SVP at Q2ebanking, has some excellent insights on this topic, and I talked

November 5, 2019
Agile technology development to embrace risk management strategies

Agile technology development to embrace risk management strategies

Make sure you register for the upcoming Tech debates at the Capital Factory on 5 November in Austin. Learn how to build an engineering team from scratch: Survival tactics for CTOs, technical leaders, and those that aspire to lead technology departments   The following are a list of resources recommended by some of the leaders

October 26, 2019
Adaptive Talent Management for an Emerging Technology Company

Adaptive Talent Management for an Emerging Technology Company

Blockchain has excited the financial world, now OpenLaw is bringing this energy to the legal community. OpenLaw is an open-source protocol utilizing blockchain technology to arrange the world's commercial relationships. They’re building the first decentralized peer-to-peer protocol for creating legal agreements. But, how can an emerging technology company, like OpenLaw, use adaptive talent management as

October 22, 2019
Is the CTO's Role Still Relevant?

Is the CTO’s Role Still Relevant?

Technology companies are challenged to be adaptive and agile. But, is a traditional technology organization structure, with the CTO role at the helm, the best way to achieve these goals?  I had the opportunity to talk with René Pfitzner, one of the founders of the startup Experify.io discuss his thoughts on this question. Are you

October 14, 2019
Perform Quality Assurance Without Requirements - Implementation hack

Perform Quality Assurance Without Requirements – Implementation hack

In software development, quite often quality assurance engineers must perform quality assurance without precisely described requirements. Verifying the outcome without an outline of requirements is not the easiest thing to do, particularly for inexperienced developers. So, what's the best way to handle this challenge? First, remember the most important rule of testing and software quality

October 8, 2019
The biggest challenge CTO’s Balancing Act

The biggest challenge CTO’s Balancing Act

Today’s CTOs must balance innovation with return on investment. They must find the exquisite harmony between customer satisfaction and effective allocation of internal resources. As founder and CTO of Assaia International AG, Nikolay Kobyshev is intimately familiar with these challenges. Nikolay will be one of the panelists for the October 17, 2019, TechDebates edition in

October 2, 2019
Cybersecurity Advancements Being Driven by Behavioral Analytics

Cybersecurity Advancements Being Driven by Behavioral Analytics

Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing and most quickly evolving markets. How is cybersecurity technology changing to stay ahead of highly organized criminals? What’s in store for the future of the market? I had the opportunity to talk with Zac Rosenbauer, vice president of technology at Precognitive, to discuss his perspectives. Could you offer

September 30, 2019
Cloud Computing Fosters Innovation within Healthcare Industry

Cloud Computing Fosters Innovation within Healthcare Industry

  Given the rigorous regulatory demands and the management of highly sensitive data, is the cloud an option for the healthcare industry? Additionally, can cloud computing help facilitate the innovation that is desperately needed within the industry? I had the opportunity to speak with Scott Whyte, chief strategy officer at ClearDATA, to hear his insights.

September 24, 2019
Cloud Computing Considerations, Benefits, and Concerns

Cloud Computing Considerations, Benefits, and Concerns

Cloud Computing Considerations, Benefits, and Concerns: Cloud computing is growing rapidly in revenue, sophistication, and capabilities. Some major players are battling it out trying to be the king of the cloud. What does this battle look like? How has the cloud affected companies? What are CTOs’ greatest concerns? After the Battle for the Cloud TechDebate

September 17, 2019