The Cloud in Your Hands – Marriage of Cloud Computing with Smart Devices – ACM Free Webinar

Register NOW for ACM’s first-ever, free learning webinar, presented on January 26, 2012 at 2 PM EST! Space is limited. Innovations in wireless networking technology are driving our increasingly connected world, with mobile devices gaining acceptance for both professional and private use. In the future, a vast majority of devices will rely on cloud services…


Delivering High Quality Software Through Agile

Earlier this year, Christian Beauclair, John Bristowe, and I hosted in-person development manager-focused discussions where we talked about how you, as a development manager, can minimize time, cost, and risk in your development projects. In a business world of increasing focus on compliance and control, Development and QA Managers must balance the need for agility…


Microsoft Ryan Waite Shares Essential Insights and Gates, Ballmer stories: Partner Director of Development for Technical Computing, Past General Manager HPC Server

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Ryan Waite: Partner Director of Development for Technical Computing, Past General Manager for Windows HPC Server, Microsoft Corp. Ryan Waite is the partner director of development for Technical Computing at Microsoft Corp. He leads…


Top-ranking Innovator, Executive, Researcher, Thought Leader - Alain Chesnais, newly elected 2010/11 President ACM, founder Visual Transitions, past CTO SceneCaster

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview “Top-ranking Innovator, Executive, Researcher, Thought Leader – Alain Chesnais, newly elected 2010/11 President ACM, founder Visual Transitions, past CTO SceneCaster.” Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki Alain Chesnais is the newly elected ACM president. He has more…


Legendary Pioneer, Microsoft Technical Fellow, Chuck Thacker: Recent Turing Award Recipient ($250K prize, considered Nobel Prize of Computing) from Microsoft Research--shares his iconic legacy, current and future innovative research

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview this Year’s ACM Turing Award Recipient, from Microsoft Research, Charles Thacker. The award was announced this month–March 2010. Chuck is the legendary computing pioneer, world-renowned distinguished researcher, inventor, and engineer whose innovations influence every…


Dr. Maggie Johnson: Distinguished Researcher, Educator, Executive, and Top Thought Leader shares her insights into trends, IT benchmarking, computing education, teaching, and corporate training

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Dr. Maggie Johnson: Distinguished Researcher, Educator, Executive, and Top Thought Leader shares her insights into trends, IT benchmarking, computing education, teaching, and corporate training. Enjoy, Stephen Ibaraki Maggie Johnson is a Senior Lecturer in…