Perfecto by Perforce Releases 2023 State of Test Automation Report

MINNEAPOLIS, February 1, 2023 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, today announced the release of Perfecto’s 2023 State of Test Automation Report.

Now in its fourth year of publication, this report outlines trends in testing, automation rates, and testing concerns and priorities for 2023 by surveying hundreds of DevOps professionals across industries.

OpenLogic by Perforce and the Open Source Initiative Release 2023 State of Open Source Report

MINNEAPOLIS, January 25, 2023 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle; and the Open Source Initiative (OSI), a non-profit that raises awareness and adoption of open source software (OSS), today unveiled the results of their annual open source survey — the 2023 State of Open Source Report. The report is based on data from a global survey of open source users created through a collaboration between OSI and OpenLogic by Perforce, a provider of technical support and services for community open source software.

How to Determine If Your Tech Business Takes Enough Risks

Starting a company is a risk in itself. Tech businesses sometimes take years to see growth. It’s natural to feel pressure as an entrepreneur with employees and clients relying on success. Unfortunately, some CEOs get into the habit of avoiding risks and taking the safe road. Doing so may mean the brand misses out on excellent opportunities. 

Finding the right balance between risk-taking and risk-avoidance ensures a brand grows steadily without imploding on itself. Taking the wrong risks costs companies money and may even cause them to shut their doors permanently.

Half of Retailers Say Out-of-Stock Items Will be Biggest Challenge in 2023

DALLAS, TEXAS, 16th January 2023: SML RFID, an end-to-end RFID solution provider for global retailers, has today announced the launch of part one of its State of Retail 2022/2023 report, finding that 48% of retailers believe frequently out-of-stock items cause the biggest challenge to them serving customers in today’s retail environment. With an additional half (48%) of retailers reportedly seeing improving the in-store customer experience as a top priority throughout 2022, the report casts light on industry focuses and trends going forward into 2023.

My Beelink U59 Pro Mini PC with an Intel N5105

A few months ago, I purchased the Beelink U59 Pro Mini PC with only a few reviews available at the time. Despite being a longtime Windows and Linux PC I've been skeptical of the mini PC market  in general and have avoided making a purchase in the past. So much skepticism that my first introduction to this small form factor was last year's purchase of an Apple Mac Mini M1 despite not being a huge fan of the macOS operating system. Luckily, this Beelink Mini PC has convinced me that "small is better" for Windows and Linux as well.

WatchGuard Threat Lab Report Finds Top Threat Arriving Exclusively Over Encrypted Connections

WatchGuard® Technologies, has released its latest quarterly Internet Security Report, detailing the top malware trends, and network and endpoint security threats analyzed by WatchGuard Threat Lab researchers in Q3 2022. Key findings from the data reveal the quarter’s top malware threat was detected exclusively over encrypted connections, ICS attacks are maintaining popularity, LemonDuck malware is evolving beyond cryptominer delivery, a Minecraft cheat engine is delivering a malicious payload, and much more.

These Are the Top Tech Upgrades Your Business Needs to Make in 2023

Most small business owners know how important technology is to their business. It allows them to compete with further-established organizations and achieve more growth. Yet, budget constraints often keep business owners from investing in the latest tech. 

Instead of investing in every innovation, consider optimizing your budget by focusing on your business's most important tech upgrades.

1. Virtual Reality for Recruitment and Onboarding

VR (virtual reality) is a great way to get to know potential employees. There are various ways you can use VR for recruiting and onboarding, including the following:

Redgate expands its support for teams working in multi-database environments in 2023 with stream of major product releases

Redgate Software, the leading database DevOps solutions provider, announced today a series of upcoming releases which will help organizations and businesses standardize and streamline cross-database development. Prompted by the growing use of different database types within IT departments and the increase in Open Source adoption, the move will reduce the difficulties faced when managing the development and deployment of changes across multiple database platforms at the same time.

Small Medium Businesses Represent a Trillion-Collar Opportunity for Communications Services Providers

Dublin, Ireland – November 30Beyond Now, a fast-growing ecosystem orchestration and digital platform provider, today launched global research that illuminates a ‘new’ kind of small medium business (SMB) market, one that has vast, untapped potential for communications services providers (CSPs) to accelerate their growth in the B2B sector. Despite impending recession, SMBs are not afraid to invest in technology as they understand it’s a key factor in improving business resilience.

IT Buyers Urged to Address the Sustainability Gap by Breaking Technology Refresh Cycles

Bracknell, UK. 29th November 2022 – European IT Buyers are stuck in a four-year cycle of refreshing their computing devices for the mobile workforce, despite increasing sustainability pressures, according to new research from Panasonic TOUGHBOOK. On average, IT Buyers reported they were refreshing their mobile computing technology every four years and they expected manufacturers to support devices for just over three years after product launch.