June 26, 2020

Value stream is not as easy as it seems

It is time to start rethinking your value streams.  Lance Knight, COO of ConnectALL, said the industry is making value stream management sound so much simpler than it really is, when in reality it requires teams to start thinking deeper and differently about how their work flows.  The problem is that organizations are looking at it from a manufacturing or linear perspective, and not entirely from the software development perspective.… Read More »Value stream is not as easy as it seems

Microsoft and Harvard collaborate on differential privacy

Microsoft and the OpenDP Initiative at Harvard have collaborated on a new platform that will offer differential privacy for large datasets. Differential privacy allows researchers to analyze datasets without having important data withheld, while also preserving the privacy of that data, according to Microsoft.  “Differential privacy, the heart of today’s landmark milestone, was invented at Microsoft Research a mere 15 years ago. In the life cycle of transformative research, the… Read More »Microsoft and Harvard collaborate on differential privacy

SD Times news digest: Perforce’s JRebel and XRebel plugin, .NET 5.0 preview 6, and PHP 8.0 alpha 1

Perforce announced a new combined plugin that will allow Java developers to use JRebel productivity and performance tools in Eclipse IDE. According to the company, packaging JRebel and XRebel will help developers accelerate the time to market for high performance Java applications. JRebel is a Java plugin that allows developers to skip redeploys during development and XRebel helps developers trace transactions end-to-end in distributed applications. “By saving money with a… Read More »SD Times news digest: Perforce’s JRebel and XRebel plugin, .NET 5.0 preview 6, and PHP 8.0 alpha 1

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: MLflow

MLflow, the open-source machine learning platform created by Databricks, has joined the Linux Foundation. The version update MLflow 1.9.1 was also released this week with bug fixes and improvements. The project has seen more than two million downloads per month and is growing fourfold every year. The project was first introduced at Spark + AI Summit two years ago.  “The rate of adoption demonstrates the need for an open-source approach… Read More »SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: MLflow