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By Bob Gourley We produced this list as an aid to the enterprise CTO seeking information on the most capable mission-enabling infrastructure technologies. This is a companion piece to our list of the top analytical technologists on our Analyst One website. Our methodologies are at the bottom of this list. We trust you will find this list interesting and informative. Have some new technologies to suggest for the list? Let us know at our Contact Page.   The CTOvision Big Data Top Enterprise Technologies List Aerospike: Aerospike delivers the first flash-optimized in-memory database and the most reliable NoSQL database for revenue critical, real-time big data applications. The database of choice in advertising, Aerospike is the user store and system of engagement for Internet-scale, interaction platforms, such as AppNexus, Bluekai, eXelate, The Trade Desk and [x+1], pr... (more)

PDELA Starts School Year with New Administrator

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Distance Electronic Learning Academy (PDELA) recently kicked off the 2006-2007 school year with new leadership. Dr. James Hoover joined the school as the Chief Administration Officer in the spring, and is ready to guide in the new school year. "It is exciting to join the cyber charter school movement," Hoover said. "This is the new frontier of education, and I am eager to contribute to its growth and development." Dr. Hoover has thirty-three years of experience in public education and most recently worked as a principal and technology coordinator at West Allegheny School District where he was a finalist for the National Distinguished Principal Award in 2005. He had also been previously nominated for the award in 2002. Prior to West Allegheny, Dr. Hoover taught for twenty- one years in the Beaver Area School Dis... (more)

New ePortfolio, Skills and Competency Management Solutions

Personal Branding on Ulitzer Standards, tools and techniques for competency and skills based learning content personalisation are beginning to emerge - which is just as well because they can help organisations perform better in the increasingly competitive global labour marketplace and world economy. This is the message that Giunti Labs will outline at this year's Online Educa conference and exhibition, being held in Berlin from 2nd to 4th December. According to Giunti Labs' CEO, Fabrizio Cardinali, who will give a presentation at the Online Educa conference, leading organisations are now reshaping their learning departments, re-tooling them towards systems and technologies that empower higher degrees of learning personalisation and customisation. These systems and technologies are based on students' and employees' skills, competencies and portfolios as well as the... (more)

PowerBuilder Education

** Hot News ** Free PowerBuilder Education    Yes, you read that correctly ... free PowerBuilder online education classes along with various testing mechanisms to make sure that you understand the materials. While the materials are based on older PB versions, the principles are 100% applicable to today's latest PowerBuilder versions - including PB.Net!    So stop fretting about trying to attend an over-priced SAP/Sybase education class or paying significant dollars to 3rd party training companies that are just going to give you the same information. Instead, have a look at this comprehensive list of subject materials that you can explore that cover an extensive array of the IDE's features. These PowerBuilder courses are available from Hyerabad Colleges on the web - for more information - click here! Regards ... Chris ... (more)

Top Student Hackers in North America Progress to Final Round of NYU-Poly Cyber Security Awareness Week

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After 72 grueling hours of worldwide competition from 82 countries, 15 student teams will progress to the final round of one of the biggest Capture the Flag (CTF) hacking competitions, part of the 10th annual Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW). For the first time, a high school team scored so highly that the judges invited its members to join the heretofore all-undergraduate final round. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO) The NYU-Poly CSAW CTF is a competition designed to test the application security skills of students interested in computer security, but the preliminary round is open to all - and competitors include professionals as well as students. Working in teams, CTF competitors mounted attacks on vulnerable applications and solve... (more)

Global Business Technology Transformation will Accelerate

Many industries are facing accelerating pressure for fundamental business process transformation -- including embracing digital business technology, in order to survive and stay competitive -- according to the latest market study by Gartner. "Transformation remains a critically important phenomenon across all industries. Many industries will face intense challenges in 2014 and beyond, and will have no choice but to radically change their established business models," said Kimberly Harris-Ferrante, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner. Last year saw many industry decision-makers focusing on adopting new technologies to improve business operations by addressing developments such as the convergence of social, mobile, cloud and Big Data. Gartner believes that this trend is driven in part by the challenges of consumer empowerment and market commoditization, ... (more)

Foundation for Emerging Markets Selects Digital Learning Management Corporation's Coursemate(TM) System to Put Its Classroom Education Online

FULLERTON, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 07/06/06 -- Digital Learning Management Corporation's (OTCBB: DGTL) Coursemate(TM) software system has been selected by the Foundation for Emerging Markets (www.theffem.org) to put it and its clients' corporate and government training courses online. The Foundation for Emerging Markets (FFEM) is a non-profit California corporation that offers smaller and medium size companies with online education and training platforms as well as developing and providing course content. With Digital Learning's fully integrated Coursemate(TM) program, FFEM's staff of experienced and professional trainers will be able to provide companies with online access to training and certification programs round-the-clock. "With the escalating costs of travel, lodging and food, coaching, classroom rentals, continuing education and seminar training, online learn... (more)

Bright Things and Radica Games Limited Sign License Agreement for Interactive DVD Technology

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Bright Things plc, creator of Interactive DVD Games Consoles, today announces that it has signed a worldwide licensing agreement with Radica Games Limited for its Bubble Inside Platform, a turn-key solution that includes an ASIC Hardware Chip, Software Development Tools and a commercial license to the company's Intellectual Property Portfolio. The Bubble Inside Platform is a market-tested, easy-to-deploy solution that reduces time-to-market and product development costs for products that provide highly interactive experiences over consumers' existing DVD players and standard DVD format disks. Radica Games will use the Bubble Inside Platform to create an exciting new category of interactive DVD games that enable live interaction and physical play with rich-media DVD based games. "We are excited to be the first licensee of ... (more)

Fliqz and LearnHub Announce First Open Source Video Solution for Ruby on Rails

EMERYVILLE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 03/25/08 -- Fliqz, a provider of white-label plug-and-play video solutions, and LearnHub, an educational technology company, today announced the release of Fliqz4R, an open-source Ruby on Rails wrapper for the Fliqz video platform. Fliqz4R enables developers to easily and rapidly deploy full-featured video services for any site built on Ruby on Rails. "Ruby on Rails has become a very popular development environment and we're seeing tremendous customer demand for Ruby on Rails integration," said Benjamin Wayne, CEO of Fliqz. "The Fliqz4R suite, developed by LearnHub, provides for easy integration and will help Ruby on Rails developers take advantage of the Fliqz platform." In addition to Fliqz4R, LearnHub has created an educational community, Fliqz.learnhub.com, that provides instruction, resources, and code examples for Fliqz Rub... (more)

K12 International Academy Receives Accreditation from the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation

K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN) announced that its private school – K12 International Academy – has been granted accreditation by the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA). CITA accreditation indicates that the K12 International Academy meets or exceeds essential standards of education quality. CITA accreditation is granted to an educational institution upon successful completion of a lengthy evaluation process, which includes a self-study and an on-site evaluation. Following the self-study, a team of experienced educators evaluates the school to verify that it meets the quality standards. CITA is an accrediting authority both in the United States and throughout the world. It is responsible for evaluating and accrediting more than 32,000 schools in 100 countries covering over 17 million students. The CITA accreditation also fulfills the ... (more)

New Oriental Announces Launch of Koolearn Online Vocational Training Platform for Coca-Cola China

BEIJING, June 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. , the largest provider of private educational services in China, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Coca-Cola (China) Beverages Ltd., a part of the world's largest beverage company, to develop an e-learning platform offering vocational training to Coca-Cola system employees in China. Under the agreement, New Oriental and Coca-Cola will jointly develop vocational training modules that will be delivered to the company and bottling partner employees through New Oriental's Koolearn online platform ( http://www.koolearn.com/ ). The Koolearn online learning management system will allow Coca-Cola management and human resources professionals to evaluate employees' knowledge in a specific subject area and assess their progress throughout the course. As part of Coca... (more)