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About Adrian Bridgwater

Adrian Bridgwater is a freelance journalist specialising in cross platform software application development and data analytics as well as all related aspects of software engineering and project management.   Adrian is a regular writer and blogger with Computer Weekly, Forbes, The Register and others. His journalistic creed is to bring forward-thinking, impartial, technology editorial to a professional (and hobbyist) technology audience around the world. His mission is to objectively inform, educate and challenge.

JIRA Service Desk 3: ITIL-Ready Functionality For Service Teams

Atlassian has released JIRA Service Desk 3, one of three standalone JIRA products that run on a common JIRA platform to provide the  tools to help teams plan, track and organize their work. The new version of Atlassian’s service management software … Continue reading

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DreamFactory REST API Backend for the Intel IoT Gateway

  DreamFactory Software has announced news of its open source REST API backend now pairing with the Intel IoT Gateway to power a emerging IoT applications. DreamFactory eliminates a time-consuming hurdle that confronts developers: building APIs to store, process and access IoT data collected … Continue reading

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Accellion flies free kiteworks for cloud developers

Accellion is a provider of private cloud solutions for secure file sharing and collaboration, yes – a lot like Box and Dropbox. The firm has this month introduced a free cloud-based kiteworks developer package. The intention is to accelerate development of … Continue reading

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Progress Offers Free Enterprise Tools To Students

Progress has brought forth its latest software release in the shape of the its OpenEdge Developer Kit: Classroom Edition — a downloadable application development toolkit for business application developers. The company (pronounced Prog-Ress, not Pro-gress) says that the toolkit gives students, new … Continue reading

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Strewth, Livingstone’s ‘gone bush’ for SAM Down Under

Software Asset Management (SAM) managed service provider Livingstone is opening a new regional headquarters based in Sydney, Australia. Fair dinkum data The firm claims that this move is designed to support the “growing demands” for SAM intelligence from major corporations in Asia Pac. … Continue reading

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Software quality tools: SwaggerHub launched by SmartBear

Software quality tools company SmartBear Software has released SwaggerHub, a free platform that allows teams to collaborate on and coordinate across the entire workflow of an API’s lifecycle. Centralized definition SwaggerHub uses a centralized definition to allow the whole team to work together to … Continue reading

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Spiceworks’ cloud-based Help Desk app: unlimited admin is here

Spiceworks, the professional network for the IT industry, this month announced that its cloud-based Help Desk application is now available for free. This tool is supposed to allow IT pros to deploy a solution built for them that includes all the capabilities … Continue reading

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WaveMaker Online: RAD tools for a consumerization of IT world

WaveMaker, an enterprise application Platform-as-a-Service (aPaaS) software company, has announced WaveMaker Online (WMO) for visual and rapid application development equipped with the new WaveMaker 8 platform. This latest platform features a modern and well-designed UI that makes app development easy even … Continue reading

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Former SAP Sybase database management tools specialist joins Bradmark

Bradmark Technologies has announced news of Steve Capelli, former President of Sybase Inc. (now SAP) joining its firm as chairman of the board. For those that need reminding, Bradmark (and yes, there really is a Mr Brad) is a provider of monitoring … Continue reading

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CollabNet TeamForge: a more unified software delivery tool chain

CollabNet has announced a new release of TeamForge — the software claims to allow enterprise software teams to manage a wider range of tools and processes to streamline the increasingly complex software development lifecycle. Unified delivery tool chain Organizations using open source, scaling … Continue reading

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