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PYTHON: A Developer’s Guide To The Pros And Cons. Python is billed by the Python Software Foundation as being easy to learn and running everywhere. It’s useful for a range of application types, including Web development, scientific computing, and education. Google and Instagram have been among the many users of Python, and the language scores well in popularity indexes. Read more

PERL: Booking.Com Is Proof That The World Is Still Your Oyster. Despite companies like hiring developers with Perl skills in their droves, the thriving community is frustrated that there are still claims that the programming language is a legacy code, and that it is dying out. Read more

JAVASCRIPT: Programming Language Landscape. The Web, both wired and mobile, is a central fact of life for managed service providers (MSPs), and even more so than for IT at midsized firms. Whether MSPs offer their services via the cloud, through onsite hosting or, increasingly, a combination of the two, they rely on the Web to connect them to their customers and work processes. Read more


WHAT NOT TO SAY: 7 Dirty IT Words: Don’t Say These In The C-Suite. Want to win over the bosses? Wipe these words and phrases from your IT vocabulary. Read more [INFORMATION WEEK.GOV]

SECURITY: Blame the C-Suite for Your Failed SharePoint Project. About two out of three organizations complain their SharePoint projects have stalled (26 percent) or failed to live up to their expectations (37 percent). Read more

CAREER ADVANCEMENT: 3 Skills CIOs Must Master Before Moving Up The C-Suite. CIOs who are aspiring to new levels in the C-suite need to understand more than computing. What’s becoming more important is the ability to be involved with the processes that create business opportunity, integrate with the community in which they work, and deliver innovative solutions to problems that may not even be obvious to the rest of the C-suite. Read more


PARTIAL IoT: Want To Go Big With The Internet Of Things? Think ‘Some’ Not All. Nothing about the Internet of things is small except, perhaps, the sorts of things being connected. Close to 25 billion sensors could be sharing data wirelessly by 2020, attached to everything from LED lights to cars to industrial equipment to doorbells. That’s five times what’s connected right now. Read more

CORPORATE IoT: Leaders Aren’t Prepared for the Internet of Things. In a recent Gartner survey, more than 40 percent of organizations expected the Internet of Things (IoT) to have a significant impact over the next three years. That makes sense for industries dealing with tangible equipment, products and services. Read more


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FYI: Federal & State CTOs CIOs CISOs: Daily Tech Update – April 2, 2015

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