Travel author Bill Bryson famously described Perth as the most remote city in the world, but it manages to maintain a vibrant IT industry and a very active IT community.
In an effort to take advantage of the speed and efficiency offered by Agile software development and Scrum, many organisations oversimplify the process. As a result, the responsibilities of the role as the Product Owner, the key function of which is to act as a bridge between the software development team and the key players in the organisation, are likely to overwhelm and frustrate everyone involved in a project.
Whether they create iOS mobile apps for large corporate operations or small mum and dad stores, all developers face the demand to bring more data to end users in a simple, yet sophisticated format. To meet this objective, mobile apps need to tap into an increasing number of APIs, while limiting the device resources they use to avoid instability. At the same time, developers always face the reality that new, yet unknown mobile devices, with unknown capabilities are on the horizon.
Software developers in Perth have the unique opportunity to hear and meet international and national experts as well as network with their peers at the inaugural YOW! West Conference and DepthFirst Workshops in Perth in May 2014.
Australian smart home automation market to reach almost $1b by 2017
In launching the Tech Trends 2014: Inspiring Disruption report, Robert Hillard, Deloitte’s Managing Partner, Technology Agenda, said 10 topics were selected that have the opportunity to have an impact on organisations across industries and geographies over the next 18 to 24 months.
Internode unveils a brilliant event to run during the Adelaide Fringe, which gives even the most musically challenged individual a chance to compose a unique tune using just their brain waves.
Global connected vehicle technology leader Cohda Wireless is poised to become a major beneficiary of a US Department of Transportation decision to green light ‘talking cars’ on American roads.
Patent-Pending Design Enables Electric Vehicles to Reduce Battery Pack Size and Cost and Extend Range With Onboard Generator
The pan-African proprietary investment company has announced its investment in US start-up Planet Labs’ innovative satellite manufacturing technology
For the first time, less than half of all smartphones in Australia were acquired via mobile services contracts in 2013, according to new research released today by emerging technology analyst firm Telsyte.
Secures inaugural place in Deloitte’s 12th annual ranking of 500 fastest-growing technology companies in APAC
Machine-to-machine (M2M) mobile subscriptions grow strongly as businesses exploit remote monitoring and management applications
Developers, architects and anyone with an interest in learning functional programming techniques should take a look at how it is supported by the Scala language
Speed is of the essence in many things, and this certainly applies to Internet transactions. More and more people are doing more and more tasks on the Web, from simple web browsing to complex data-hungry web apps.
In this Internet age the global society at all levels has a critical dependence on all sorts of application software, running on everything from mainframes to handheld or wearable devices.
If you want to learn about Domain-Driven Design then there can surely be no better way to do so than from the inventor himself. And at a workshop in association with the YOW! Conferences in Sydney and Melbourne in December you will have a chance to do just that.
What’s technical debt? No it’s not all the money you owe on your maxed out credit card because you splurged on too much of the latest ‘just-had-to-have-it’ high tech gadgetry. According to Wikepedia’s entry on the topic it’s “a neologistic metaphor referring to the eventual consequences of poor or evolving software architecture and software development within a codebase.”
“In my opinion, a techie’s skill set from a marketability perspective has a two year half-life. That is to say, that the exact set of skills you have today will only be half as marketable two years from now.”
A web presence is mandatory for all but the smallest businesses. Yet at the same time web sites are the biggest and one of the easiest targets for hackers: they are notoriously fraught with vulnerabilities. Information Week and Dark Reading offer a few strategies to help you deal with this dilemma.