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California Scraps Massive Courts Software Project

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California's Judicial Council has put the brakes on a long-running, massive software project that was supposed to modernize the state's trial courts......
California Scraps Massive Courts Software Project

Microsoft Releases Windows 8 to Manufacturing, Opens Online Windows Store

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Microsoft said Wednesday that it has released Windows 8 to manufacturing, meaning that the world should get its first look at the final version of the company's next generation operating system in about two weeks, when developers will be able to download the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) build. Microsoft also...
Microsoft Releases Windows 8 to Manufacturing, Opens Online Windows Store

Why big IT projects always go wrong

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Fred Brooks's 1975 book The Mythical Man-Month is essential reading for any company boss about to embark upon a costly software projectIin 1975, a computer scientist named Fred Brooks published one of the seminal texts in the literature of computing. It had the intriguing title of The Mythical Man-Month and...
Why big IT projects always go wrong

Finishing massive California SAP project may not be 'feasible,' study says

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It may not be 'feasible' to complete a gigantic SAP software project meant to unify California's many public employee payroll systems, according to a report issued this week by the office of the state Legislative Analyst....
Finishing massive California SAP project may not be 'feasible,' study says

Affordable Motion Capture Project Goes Intergalactic With Kinect

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What do you get when you cross CG animation, a Microsoft Kinect, space and gaming together? A really hands-on software project!...
Affordable Motion Capture Project Goes Intergalactic With Kinect

Survey finds ERP software project overruns 'distressingly common'

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It is "distressingly common" to see ERP (enterprise-resource-planning) projects involving Oracle, SAP and Microsoft Dynamics software end up taking longer than customers anticipated, according to a new survey....
Survey finds ERP software project overruns 'distressingly common'

Epicor Customer Lawsuit May Show Danger of Going Solo on ERP Software Project

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Epicor is being taken to court by a customer over an allegedly failed ERP (enterprise resource planning) implementation, but the case may illustrate the......
Epicor Customer Lawsuit May Show Danger of Going Solo on ERP Software Project

A new kind of summer job: open source coding with Google Summer of Code

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If you’re a university student with CS chops looking to earn real-world experience this summer, consider writing code for a cool open source project with the Google Summer of Code program. Over the past eight years more than 6,000 students have “graduated” from this global program, working with almost 400...
A new kind of summer job: open source coding with Google Summer of Code

Wikimedia explains why launching a visual editor is its 'most challenging software project' ever

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If you’ve ever tried to edit or contribute to an article on Wikipedia, you’ll have noticed that the massively popular encyclopedia doesn’t utilize a WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) editor. Instead, you’re stuck with “wikitext” — a rather confusing markup code, which creates a barrier for potential contributors....
Wikimedia explains why launching a visual editor is its 'most challenging software project' ever

Massive Air Force ERP software project still struggles

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A massive Oracle ERP software project being conducted by the U.S. Air Force continues to experience difficulties, with the defense agency deciding to toss out some completed work as part of a restructuring plan that will be announced soon....
Massive Air Force ERP software project still struggles

Xerox, PeopleSoft service provider in software project dustup

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Xerox is being sued by systems integrator CedarCrestone over payments related to an Oracle PeopleSoft upgrade at insurer CIGNA....
Xerox, PeopleSoft service provider in software project dustup

California scraps massive courts software project

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California's Judicial Council has put the brakes on a long-running, massive software project that was supposed to modernize the state's trial courts case-management systems, saying the software is viable but that there's simply no money to continue installing it....
California scraps massive courts software project

Massive Air Force ERP Software Project Still Struggling

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A massive Oracle ERP (enterprise-resource-planning) software project being conducted by the U.S. Air Force continues to experience difficulties, with the defense......
Massive Air Force ERP Software Project Still Struggling

Wikimedia needs your help testing Wikipedia's new visual editor, calls project a 'top priority'

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If you have ever tried to edit or contribute to an article on Wikipedia, you’ve probably noticed that the massive encyclopedia doesn’t actually utilize a WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) editor. Instead, users are stuck with “wikitext” — a rather confusing markup language, which creates a barrier for potential contributors....
Wikimedia needs your help testing Wikipedia's new visual editor, calls project a 'top priority'

SAP sues insurer over Waste Management lawsuit settlement

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SAP is suing insurer Swiss Re International, claiming that the company has refused to pay its share of an $80 million settlement with Waste Management, which had brought suit against SAP in 2008 over a troubled software project....
SAP sues insurer over Waste Management lawsuit settlement
LibreOffice 4.0 wants to free you from Microsoft's clutches

GitHub users warned over security risk

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Search tool on programming site turns up SSH keys, which could allow attackers to hack sites or alter programs silentlyCoders who use the popular code-sharing site GitHub were put on alert on Thursday after it was found that many have been inadvertently posting private files, including their private encryption keys,...
GitHub users warned over security risk

Air Force scraps massive ERP project after racking up $1B in costs

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The U.S. Air Force has decided to scrap a major ERP (enterprise resource planning) software project after spending US$1 billion, concluding that finishing it would cost far too much more money for too little gain....
Air Force scraps massive ERP project after racking up $1B in costs

Video of Android apps running on…. Tizen?

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Starting up a new mobile platform is surely a challenge now that incumbents iOS and Android have such a strong following. The biggest obstacle could be finding developers to write applications for an emerging system. But OpenMobile might give hope to Tizen, one of the newest operating systems for smartphones...
Video of Android apps running on…. Tizen?

Plex client project for Raspberry Pi gets a fresh update and its own site to call home

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RasPlex is not the only HTPC software project aimed at the Raspberry Pi (also see Raspbmc, OpenELEC or PyPlex), but it is trying to leverage the Plex Media Server to become the best option. As detailed on the "Why Rasplex?" section of its new website, Plex's client/server model lends...
Plex client project for Raspberry Pi gets a fresh update and its own site to call home

Senate to probe failed Air Force ERP software project

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The Senate Armed Services Committee plans to investigate what happened with a massive, failed U.S. Air Force ERP (enterprise resource planning) project, amid a rising tide of calls for action on Capitol Hill to reduce wasteful IT spending....
Senate to probe failed Air Force ERP software project

Samsung Buddies Up With Mozilla on New Browser Tech

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Here’s an odd pairing: Samsung and Mozilla are collaborating on a software project. The two companies said today that together they are developing a new browser engine for Android and the ARM architecture. Called “Servo,” the engine will be written in Mozilla’s new Rust programming language, optimized for multi-core computing...
Samsung Buddies Up With Mozilla on New Browser Tech

ERP software project woes continue to mount, survey says

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ERP (enterprise resource planning) software project schedule overruns got even worse in 2012, according to newly released data from Panorama Consulting....
ERP software project woes continue to mount, survey says

BitTorrent Users DDoS Websites Without Knowing

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It’s a little known fact but The Pirate Bay and other popular BitTorrent sites have the power to take down pretty much any website on the Internet. All they have to do is add the target website URL as a “tracker” for the torrents and magnet links they serve. People...
BitTorrent Users DDoS Websites Without Knowing
Kolab Systems spearheads an open-source solution for the third pillar of productivity: groupware

Usability On The Cheap and Easy

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Writing code? That's the easy part. Getting your application in the hands of users, and creating applications that people actually want to use -- now that's the hard stuff. I've been a long time fan of Krug's book Don't Make Me Think. Not just because it's a quick, easy...
Usability On The Cheap and Easy

Mobile-Friendly Pet Locator PetHub Closes $1.3 Million Seed Round

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Seattle-based startup PetHub just closed its seed round of $1.3 million from angel investors (including PetHub founder Tom Arnold‘s dad!) for a service that helps lost pets find their way home. The company uses a combination of online pet profiles and scannable ID tags that allow anyone with a mobile...
Mobile-Friendly Pet Locator PetHub Closes $1.3 Million Seed Round

Oracle wins partial victory in school's ERP project lawsuit

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A judge has tossed out some of the claims brought against Oracle by Montclair State University in New Jersey over an allegedly failed ERP (enterprise resource planning) software project....
Oracle wins partial victory in school's ERP project lawsuit

Survey Finds ERP Software Project Overruns 'distressingly Common'

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It is "distressingly common" to see ERP (enterprise-resource-planning) projects involving Oracle, SAP and Microsoft Dynamics software end up taking longer than......
Survey Finds ERP Software Project Overruns 'distressingly Common'

Microsoft's Woes Raise Stakes for Windows Blue

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With hope fading that Microsoft Corp.’s new Windows 8 software will reignite computer sales, attention is already shifting to the company’s next big effort to regain relevance: Windows Blue. Microsoft has yet to formally define the software project. But Windows Blue is expected to mark a major change in the...
Microsoft's Woes Raise Stakes for Windows Blue
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