Tech needs diversity of skills

At a time when developing technology skills for a digital world have become a priority, companies will do well not to limit their focus on acquiring computer science and programming talent but also expand into other, more diverse fields. By Hannelise van Wyk, EPM...

Embrace chaotic innovation to drive application capital

Applications are now the primary vehicle through which digital businesses develop and deliver their goods and services. Moreover, the soaring valuations of today's most well-known digital giants are attributable to those companies' application portfolios. By Kara...

F5 acquires NGINX to bridge NetOps, DevOps

F5 Networks and NGINX have announced a definitive agreement under which F5 will acquire all issued and outstanding shares of privately held NGINX for a total enterprise value of approximately $670-million, subject to certain adjustments. "F5's acquisition of NGINX...

Top tools for successful business analysts

In order to be a great business analyst (BA), knowledge of the business, understanding the technical aspects and a capability in the tools of the trade are all key to ensuring high-quality software is delivered on time and as per spec. A complicated role, BAs within...