Marcelo Tourne

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Securing Microservices (Part I)

The Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) introduced a design paradigm, which talks about a highly decoupled service deployment where the services talk …

Grow now, pay later? Clearing “tech debt” for a faster FT.com

I lead a fast-moving, agile team of about 50 developers & 5 designers at FT.com, most split into 10 delivery teams, each with a product owner.<p>The …

Escaping the Build Trap by Melissa Perri

Like most of us, when Melissa Perri started as a product manager she started with giant requirements documents, dutifully recording every little …

You Are Not Google – Bradfield

Software engineers go crazy for the most ridiculous things. We like to think that we’re hyper-rational, but when we have to choose a technology, we …

In Machine Learning, It’s All about the Process

Daily we are inundated with huge amounts of data yet don’t have the time or necessary manpower to generate insights that can make a real impact. …

Google’s latest platform play is artificial intelligence, and it’s already winning

Google has always used its annual I/O conference to connect to developers in its sprawling empire. It announces new tools and initiatives, sprinkles in a little hype, and then tells those watching: choose us, and together we’ll go far. But while in previous years this message has been directed at …

Every single Machine Learning course on the internet, ranked by your reviews

A year and a half ago, I dropped out of one of the best computer science programs in Canada. I started creating my own data science master’s program …

Firing on All Cylinders: The 2017 Big Data Landscape

It feels good to be a data geek in 2017. Last year, we asked “Is Big Data Still a Thing?”, observing that since Big Data is largely “plumbing”, it …

Big Data

Venture capital returned to normalcy in Q1 2017

The capital being invested in VC-backed startups is gradually decreasing — something the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and PitchBook describe as a return to normalcy in their report, which was released today.<p>Dealflow slows<p>During the first quarter of 2017, investors poured $16.5 …

Venture Capital

Why the best product managers don’t build the features their users ask for.

For as long as I can remember, the masses were begging, screaming and pleading for a Facebook dislike button. Whether it was for disliking obnoxious …

Machine Learning for Product Managers

A product-centric overview of machine learning.<p>It’s now becoming common for me to hear that product owners/managers, technical managers and designers …

AWS Lambda Nods to Node.js Devs with Version Upgrade

Amazon Web Services, with a formidable head start in the serverless computing arena among major cloud providers, is continuing to court coders, most …

Cloud Computing

The day I actually became a product manager

Transitioning from engineering to product management is hard. I did it eight years ago and my first job was a disaster. It’s important to do it right.<p>…

Ruthless Prioritization for Project Management

This curated column is authored by Brandon Chu, Product Director, Shopify AllThe post Ruthless Prioritization for Project Management appeared first …

Product Management

Product Management for the Enterprise

<b>(Interested in more on this topic? Check out my book with co-author Ben Gaines from Adobe Analytics:</b> <b>Building Products for the Enterprise</b><b>. Coming very</b> …

Edge Analytics An Antidote To IoT Data Deluge

As more organizations embrace the IoT, some may find themselves overwhelmed by the volume of data generated. Edge analytics can reduce the need to …

Business Technology

Google's Angular 2 Release Pushes JavaScript Beyond the Browser

JavaScript is the lingua franca of the web, the standard way of building applications that run inside the browser. Created in the mid-'90s by an …

This is the man who invented the spreadsheet. But don't hold that against him

You may not know Dan Bricklin, but you are almost certainly familiar with his work. It’s fair to say that the Boston-based programmer is as important a figure in the early days of personal computing as contemporaries like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates.<p>Bricklin created what could be considered the first …

Apple II

Backends For Frontends

Introduction<p>With the advent and success of the web, the de facto way of delivering user interfaces has shifted from thick-client applications to …

Software Development

5 noteworthy trends happening in mobile apps

The app market continues to evolve as developers and users explore the possibilities of mobile technology. From business security concerns to developers news to consumer product highlights, these five trends could change tomorrow’s mobile app landscape.<p><b>App Security</b><p>In mid-September of 2014 at the …

Apps

Operations without the Operating System

Talk from the Operability conference in London about fundamental problems with the evolution of infrastructure, and how new operating systems and …

Operating Systems

SpringXD being Re-architected and Re-branded to Spring Cloud Data Flow

Pivotal announced a complete re-design of Spring XD, its big data offering, during last week’s SpringOne2GX conference, with a corresponding re-brand …

6 Observations From A New Survey On The State Of Big Data Analytics

A new survey of 316 executives from large global companies, conducted by Forbes Insights and sponsored by Teradata in partnership with McKinsey, provides a fresh look at the state of big data analytics implementations. Here are the highlights.<p><b>The hype gone, big data is alive and doing well</b><p>About 90% …

6 next-gen monitoring tools tackle Docker

Containers: It's what's inside that counts. And container monitoring, the technology of peering into running Docker containers to find out what's …

DevOps

Google’s Container Engine For Running Docker Containers On Its Cloud Platform Is Now Generally Available

Google’s Container Engine, its service for running and managing Docker containers on its cloud platform using its open source Kubernetes system, is now out of beta and generally available. This means Google now considers it ready for production use and backs it with a 99.5 percent uptime SLA.<p>Google …

Not Just An App: The Front End Of The Trillion-Dollar, Full-Stack Revolution

Stop calling Uber, Airbnb and Munchery just apps. These apps are the front end of a full-stack revolution powered by cloud, mobile, drones, robots and AI. These apps started as simple solutions to match demand and supply, but they have the potential to reinvent entire industries.<p>Today’s apps can …

Building Microservices, Toiling With the Monolith and What it Takes to Get it Right

“Not all of a large system will be well designed.”<p>The words of Eric Evans echo throughout this piece, as we learn about how one company made a …

One petabyte of sensitive data exposed online in big data security gaff

Organisations failing to protect information within Big Data projects<p>Poorly configured Big Data applications are potentially leaking over one …

CIOs vastly underestimate extent of shadow IT

Most CIOs have an inkling that employees in their enterprise have snuck a few applications past the IT department, but a new study by Cisco indicates …

Financial Services

Another One Bites the Bullet: Sprig Switches to Employee Model

Who will be next?<p>The on-demand meal company Sprig has caved to the pressures of the contractor model: It is making all its workers full-fledged employees, including its delivery people.<p>It’s the latest Silicon Valley startup to make the switch. Grocery delivery company Instacart paved the way in …

Startups