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Log4j and the Thankless High-Risk Task of Managing Software Component Upgrades
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Log4j and the Thankless High-Risk Task of Managing Software Component Upgrades

Managing included versions of third-party software components too often puts developers in no-win situations.

Software Stories: Legal Trouble
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Software Stories: Legal Trouble

Legal troubles represent another collection of potential pitfalls where developers often find themselves unprepared. 

Software Quotes and Counter Quotes
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Software Quotes and Counter Quotes

Certain phrases and motifs are repeated in software efforts.

Tech Meetups In A Pandemic
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Tech Meetups In A Pandemic

By 2019, I generally thought there wasn't much that could surprise me about organizing meetups. Then Covid-19 hit. I was so wrong.

Design Orientation and Optimization
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Design Orientation and Optimization

Considering how to concurrently maximize output via vertical and horizontal optimization.

The Art Of Speedy Systems Conversions
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The Art Of Speedy Systems Conversions

System conversions represent a type of development in which project scope includes all the effort of an initial software release, plus an entirely new set of complexities...

What Happened to Watson Health?
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What Happened to Watson Health?

A case study in portfolio management.

Anna Karenina On Development Methodologies
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Anna Karenina On Development Methodologies

The quest for development productivity.
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