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6 traits of highly effective agile software and product teams

Many executives, managers and professionals want to join the agile movement, considered the favored approach to software development as well as overall product development. At the same time, agile can’t just be thrust on the organization with the expectation of overnight, collaborative results. The people participating in agile teams need to be ready and motivated to achieve a successful workflow. … Read more →

Pentagon documents the military’s growing domestic drone use

The US military used the MQ-9 Reaper in five domestic operations in FY 2018.  The Pentagon this month published new data on its domestic drone use, documenting 11 missions during the 2018 fiscal year. That’s up from 11 missions over the entire span of 2011 through 2017, as noted by Dan Gettinger, co-director of Bard College’s Center for the Study… Read more →

Pentagon documents the military’s growing domestic drone use

The US military used the MQ-9 Reaper in five domestic operations in FY 2018.  The Pentagon this month published new data on its domestic drone use, documenting 11 missions during the 2018 fiscal year. That’s up from 11 missions over the entire span of 2011 through 2017, as noted by Dan Gettinger, co-director of Bard College’s Center for the Study… Read more →

Pentagon documents the military’s growing domestic drone use

The US military used the MQ-9 Reaper in five domestic operations in FY 2018.  The Pentagon this month published new data on its domestic drone use, documenting 11 missions during the 2018 fiscal year. That’s up from 11 missions over the entire span of 2011 through 2017, as noted by Dan Gettinger, co-director of Bard College’s Center for the Study… Read more →

Nokia is back on US shelves: HMD Global partners with Verizon and Cricket Wireless

Image: HMD Global My first official T-Mobile smartphone was the Nokia 3650, launched back in 2003. As shown in ZDNet’s Nokia story, in 2007 Nokia had over 50 percent of the global mobile phone marketshare. Five years later, it was down at less than 5 percent when Microsoft purchased the company. top picks The 10 best smartphones of 2018 All… Read more →

How the Air Traffic Control system works and fails

On Friday, Jan. 25, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a ground stop at New York City’s LaGuardia (LGA) airport. In other words, if you’re trying to fly to or from LGA: Forget it. Also: Government shutdown: TLS certificates not renewed The reason? Thanks to President Donald Trump’s government shutdown, unpaid air traffic controllers were calling in sick in unprecedented numbers…. Read more →