In its attempts to modernize retirement claims processing the Office of Personnel Management had several versions of this project cancelled. The most recent of which used "requirements, design, implement, and test cycles to develop the system. During the testing phases, serious issues became evident". In trying again the director said that they weren't going to repeat the mistakes of the past.
Olivier Mallassi shares a story of a typical software development project, some typical problems and what he learned from Tom Demarco about addressing those problems, and an alternative story.
This article discusses significant new threats to host agents, outlines a generic architecture for malware detection, based on enhanced cloud computing, and outlines enhanced computing solutions.
Popular author Bruce Tate reveals the technical details behind the extraordinary web 2.0 charity site, changingthepresent.org. 9
This case study takes a look at an IP telephone integration architecture from Litescape, including details about their Java and .NET implementation,WebEx integration,interop,HTTP vs.IPC communication.