An operating model for company-wide agile development | McKinsey & Company

Organizations are succeeding with agile software and product development in discrete projects and teams. To do so in multiple business units and product groups, they must rethink foundational processes, structures, and relationships.

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By Santiago Comella Dorda, Swati Lohiya and Gerard Speksnijder. From my current assignment I recognize almost all that’s mentioned in the article and see the company I’m assigned to struggke with ttransformation from a conventional to an agile structure.

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Know more about Blockchain: Overview, Technology, Application Areas and Use Cases

Everyone is talking about blockchain, the new technology in the FinTech Industry. The concept of blockchain has energized the financial services industry globally. The concept has already brought a disruption in the financial industry. LTP brings to you the overview, technology, application areas and use cases of blockchain.

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Very extensive article that explains the variaty of uses for blockhain technology.

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Data storage media fighting capacity battle … for now

The femtosecond laser encodes information in five dimensions. The first three dimensions of X, Y and Z denote the nano-grating’s location within the coin, while the 4th and 5th dimension exist on the birefringence patterns of the nano-gratings.

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By Rich Castagna. No idea what he’s talking about, but 320 TB on a disk the size of a quarter is not bad 😉

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IBM Rolls Out First Highly Secure Blockchain Services for Financial Services, Government and Healthcare on IBM Cloud – Blockchain News

To help speed the adoption of Blockchain for business, IBM (NYSE: IBM)  today announced a new framework for securely operating Blockchain networks, as well as new services on the IBM Cloud that are designed to meet existing regulatory and security requirements.

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By Richard Kastelein. After working with hundreds of clients, startups and developers building Blockchain applications, IBM is addressing their security needs in several ways, including cloud services with the highest Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS 140-2) and Evaluation Assurance Levels (EAL) in the industry to support the use of Blockchain ingovernment, financial services and healthcare. The company is also making it easier to use IBM’s code based on the Linux Foundation Hyperledger Project in any environment, and offering services on Bluemix, IBM’s cloud platform, to help developers quickly build applications.

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Blockchain: 5 Key Concepts

Bockchain technology seems to be the buzzword of the day. Governments, entrepreneurs business people and banks, all have been paying attention and even allocating resources and investment to better understand and develop what sounds like the data structural holy grail of the future.

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By Diniis Guarda. If you fast forward to a not-too-distant future, smart contracts and smart property will be created, dispensed or executed routinely between consenting parties, without either of them even knowing that blockchain technology was the trusted intermediary. “Trusted computing” on the Web seems to be a key tenet of the new crypto-driven paradigm.

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