Software & Technology

[Podcast] Challenges Enterprises Face Adopting Microservices


Microservices have become a popular software development technique in recent years. Breaking down applications into distinct sets of loosely coupled smaller services helps organizations port workloads from cloud to cloud and get better utilization out of the resources they’re paying for. But there are challenges associated with the practice, starting with security. Microservices can make […]

Putting Ourselves Out of Business: How Kronos Reinvented Itself to Change the Future of Workforce Management


Kronos is a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Unlike companies such as Microsoft, Google and IBM, Kronos is not a household name in the software industry. Yet our solutions are deployed by 35,000 organizations and used by more than 40 million people in over 100 countries every single day. […]

Testing the Cloud’s Glass Backbone


When most people visualize the cloud, they see an ethereal, non-physical thing that connects their devices to vast amounts of computing power and nearly unlimited troves of data and information. For Andrew Blum, a writer for Wired and author of Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet, that illusion was shattered on the […]

Turtles All The Way Down: What the Community is Building on the Backs of Containers


“My opponent’s reasoning reminds me of the heathen, who, being asked on what the world stood, replied, ’On a tortoise.’ ‘But on what does the tortoise stand?’ ’On another tortoise.’ With Mr. Barker, too, there are tortoises all the way down.” (Vehement and vociferous applause.) – Second Evening: Remarks of Rev. Dr. Berg You may […]