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Mike Bushong06/12/14
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The Third Epoch: Re-verticalization of IT

If you believe that buying patterns will shift more towards a re-verticalization of IT, then individual constituents in the current IT stack will ultimately align to a relatively small number of overarching IT providers.

Chris Odell06/12/14
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Embrace Difference, Embrace Innovation

In my opinion, when we see things from another persons point of view our minds go down a different path, and who knows where that new path will lead and what innovation it might inspire.

Alec Noller06/11/14
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Dev of the Week: Antonio Goncalves

Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Antonio Goncalves, Java EE Consultant, co-creator of the Paris Java User Group, and author.

Kris Buytaert06/11/14
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Why Does DevOps Matter?

People often ask, why does DevOps matter? The honest answer to that question is because having the development and operations team work together is the only way IT is successful. In the end it comes down to the most important part, which is that devops creates more happiness.

Whitney Baker06/11/14
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The Challenge of Agile with Offshore Development

The most important facet of agile development in a fast-moving workplace is communication – without it, processes can fall apart and deadlines can fail to be met. In a blog post, agile coach Lorraine Pauls Longhurst works through some issues she's faced as an expert.

Madhuka Udantha06/11/14
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Introduction to Event Processing

Generic software platforms are now being used in many areas. To take just two examples, organizations typically use database management systems to manage their data and process queries, and they use message-oriented middleware to connect enterprise applications.

Michael Mainguy06/11/14
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Women in Technology

I think this bias pervades our culture so much that we're shortchanging ourselves. Having worked with a number of rockstar quality technologists who happened to be female, I wonder how many there might be that are shying away for whatever reason.

Oscar Berg06/11/14
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9 Ways to Boost Knowledge Worker Engagement

At the end of the day, it is about creating the necessary conditions for employees to become engaged and empowered to do their jobs as good as possible. Remove all friction. Love synergy, hate waste.

Pierre-yves Saumont06/10/14
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What's wrong in Java 8, part V: Tuples

The first time a programmer is missing tuples is often when he feels the need to return multiple values from a method. As we all know, Java methods may take as many arguments as needed, but they can only return a single value.

Dave Bush06/10/14
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Test-Driven Development Saves Time — A Story

I recently had an experience writing code that proved to me, once again, that using Test Driven Development really is faster than the way I have been working. I easily saved half a day on each project by using Test Driven Development.

John Sonmez06/10/14
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There is More Than One Path to Success

For a long time I had a difficult time reconciling that both the cowboy coders and the meticulous software craftsmen are able to achieve extraordinary results.

Steve Smith06/10/14
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Release Testing is Risk Management Theatre

The adoption of Continuous Delivery often leads to the discovery of suboptimal practices within an organisation, and the Release Testing antipattern is a common example. What is Release Testing, and why is it an example of Risk Management Theatre?

Ian Skerrett06/10/14
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Internet of Things Link Roundup (June 10)

This article is a roundup of interesting Internet of Things related resource from the following week. This roundup's topics include the recent Apple announcement about home automation, a Microsoft architect's critique of MQTT, lightweight M2M, and the impact of IoT in other industries.

Mike Bushong06/10/14
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Bad role or bad circumstances

We have all probably found ourselves at some point in a position that seemed a whole lot better on paper than it actually is in real life. What do you do?

Venkatt Guhesan06/10/14
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Grails: Adding JavaScript to bottom of page

In Grails using the templating (Sitemesh) if you were to include per-page JavaScript resources then it shows up much earlier in the layout content as part of the \