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Mitch Pronschinske11/13/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/13

Can't stand your tiny 30-inch, panoramic monitor?  Why not upgrade with the single-slot Matrox M9188 PCIe x16 graphics card?  It drives eight monitors, each at 2560 x 1600 pixels.  If eight monitors isn't enough, try combining two for a seamless, 16...

Sebastien Arbogast11/12/09
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Knowledge Management: It's All About Granularity

In my pursuit of the ideal collaboration platform, I’ve tested a few knowledge management systems lately: Knowledge Plaza, Seemy, a combination of del.icio.us and

Lyndsey Clevesy11/12/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/12

Ken Auletta, the author of "Google: The End of The World As We Know It",  recently revealed that Google was interested in buying the New York Times.  Google co-founder Larry Page and CEO Eric Schmidt told Auletta that they had discussed the...

Bob Hartman11/11/09
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An Introduction to Planning Poker

Planning Poker is an agile estimating technique which has become very popular in the last few years.  It is based on an estimation technique known as Wideband Delphi which was created by the RAND Corporation either in the 1940s or 1968 depending upon which...

Lyndsey Clevesy11/11/09
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Book Giveaway & Exclusive Chapter Download: Agile Coaching

DZone and Pragmatic Bookshelf have partnered to bring you this exclusive chapter from 'Agile Coaching' by Rachel Davies and Liz Sedley. This excerpt was extracted from Agile Coaching, published in August 2009 by Pragmatic Bookshelf.

Mitch Pronschinske11/11/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/11

Google has until the end of the week to revise its book deal with the Authors Guild and the Association of American publishers.  A judge extended the deadline after criticisms from competitors and regulators forced Google to revise the terms of the...

Mitch Pronschinske11/10/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/10

Today is the 5 year anniversary of Firefox 1.0.  Thousands of add-ons have been contributed over the years because Firefox's XUL based architecture makes it easy for developers to write extensions.  Firefox's 3.5 version is now the second most popular web...

Mitch Pronschinske11/09/09
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New Tools From Cisco; Lower Prices From Microsoft

With a new and enhanced suite of collaboration tools unveiled today, Cisco Systems might steal customers from its partner, Microsoft.  Cisco's new corporate email service, WebEx Email, is one product likely to compete with Microsoft's Exchange email.  Cisco...

Mitch Pronschinske11/09/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/9

An SAP spokesperson confirmed that the company's CEO Leo Apotheker sent a letter to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison less than two weeks after the EU antitrust probe began.  A Wall Street Journal editorial speculates about the letter's intent in relation to a suit...

Mitch Pronschinske11/07/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/7

The project manager of Jython announced he is quitting his job at Sun.  Frank Wierzbicki helped design Jython, the Java implementation of Python, for five years while he worked at Sun.  This departure comes just four months after two JRuby developers left...

Tiago Simões11/06/09
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Convincing Your Boss to Go Agile

I still find this YouTube video (posted exactly 3 years ago) the best way to convince top managers to adopt an agile methodology. What about you? What...

Mitch Pronschinske11/06/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/6

After being criticized for selling Facebook fans and Twitter followers, uSocial says it has started selling YouTube viewers as well.  uSocial says companies can improve audiences by buying a bunch of views rather than getting them organically.  They claim...

Mitch Pronschinske11/05/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/5

The EU could issue a formal objection to the Oracle-Sun deal within the next few days according to a Financial Times report.  Just a few weeks ago, the EU's Competition Commissioner reprimanded Oracle for making no effort to address concerns about owning...

Jack Milunsky11/04/09
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Coping with change on Scrum projects (part I)

Most folks don't like change. I know I don't. But one things certain, adopting an Agile approach to software development requires much change in an organization. Whether it's corporate culture, roles or process, as an organization switching to Agile you're...

Mitch Pronschinske11/04/09
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Mingle 3.0 and Google Wave Join Forces

ThoughtWorks Studios' Adaptive ALM software unveils major updates today at the Enterprise 2.0 conference.