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Introducing Jira Software 8.0

  Jira Software 8.0 is the next chapter of Jira for enterprise teams, harnessing a speedy new engine built for scale. With this release, Jira users will be able to communicate updates and priorities more clearly, while system administrators will find it easier and less time-consuming to support the performance needs of growing

The rise of Kotlin and the decrease of technical debt

  By Herman Kononets Kotlin is a programming language for the Java Virtual Machine that’s able to be used in any scenarios that currently utilize Java. Kotlin is quickly replacing Java as the preferred language for programming Android applications and functions. For developers currently using Java, it’s simple to move to Kotlin. Developers

Ruby or Golang. Which is Better?

It has often been said that you should never talk politics or religion with strangers. With developers, it is always risky to ask which programming language they prefer because you will get an earful. Risks aside, I had a great discussion with Alex Randa, one of Sphere’s amazing full stack developers about when you should

Upgrade Quickbooks to NetSuite

  Are you outgrowing Quickbooks? Have you hit the ceiling with Quickbooks? Are you ready to upgrade Quickbooks to NetSuite? Are you experiencing unreliable reporting or are you frustrated with error-prone manual and time-consuming tasks? The reality is that Quickbooks wasn't designed for rapidly growing businesses. It's time to make the move

CTO vs COO? What’s the Difference in a Technology Company?

  CTO vs COO? What's the difference? We sponsor TechDebates.org because we believe strongly in the idea of sharing experiences and ideas. For centuries, people have used stories to pass on knowledge. I personally believe successful tech leaders have an obligation to pass their opinions and learning on to the next generation. At

Artificial Intelligence Bias in Medicine: When Getting It Right Becomes Even More Important

  Lisa Falco is the Director of  Data Science at Ava AG, a San Francisco and Zurich based firm dedicated to using artificial intelligence (AI) to offer women insights about their fertility and reproductive health. Lisa will be speaking on March 28, 2019, Techdebates.org in Zurich discussing whether or not AI can be

Artificial Intelligence: Progress Brings New Ethical Challenges

  Nicolas Perony is the Co-founder and CTO of OTO, a startup based in San Francisco and Zurich. OTO’s mission is to allow computers to better understand human emotions by helping them to interpret the tremendous amount of information included within vocal intonation. Nicolas will be speaking at the March 28, 2019 Techdebates.org in Zurich

March 14th, 2019|Insights, TechDebates|

Screencasts – Helpful Golang Practices

Helpful Golang PracticesGo is a new language that borrows ideas from existing languages. This series of screencasts shows the many ways that Go programs are different. C++ or Java does not translate directly to Go. Go brings a different perspective to development - and - as such it is important to understand its properties

Three Options (and Tips) for Creating a Python AWS Lambda Function

  AWS Lambda is a service introduced in 2014 by Amazon,. It enables users to to run code without any needing a server from the user side. This means user does not need to find, configure, or maintain a server. Therefore the code setup time is reduced significantly, compared to the “old-school” from