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4 Reasons Companies Say Yes to Open Source

Howard Baldwin | ComputerWorld | January 6, 2014

...When companies think of open source, these days they think "business agility," a quality they increasingly value above all others in the fast-changing marketplace. Read More »

AEGIS Announces Touchstone for HL7 FHIR Interoperability Testing

Press Release | AEGIS.net | November 12, 2015

AEGIS.net, Inc. (AEGIS)...introduces the Touchstone Project - a next generation cloud-based Testing Platform which applies Conformance and Interoperability testing in a Test-Driven-Development (TDD) integrated ecosystem.  As organizations new to the Health Level Seven® (HL7®) Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) specification begin to explore and evaluate this new HL7® standard and start projects with a goal of being an early adopter, AEGIS' Touchstone Test Platform will guide those implementations towards a high degree of conformance and interoperability in a continuous model.

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Collabnet's New TeamForge Delivers Integration, Visibility and Reporting for ALM and Enterprise Cloud Development

Press Release | CollabNet | June 25, 2012

Collabnet's New TeamForge Delivers Integration, Visibility and Reporting for ALM and Enterprise Cloud Development

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Documentation Based on User Stories

A typical manual page on a Unix-like system is a good example of feature-based documentation. Ideally, it contains an exhaustive list of all features (options, commands, parameters) of a program, it explains what the features are good for, and it provides examples of how to use them. The measure of quality in the case of this type of documentation is comprehensiveness and thoroughness. On the other hand, a recipe in a cookbook is a classic example of action-oriented documentation that guides the user towards the completion of a specific goal by explaining clear-cut steps...

DreamFactory Connects Any Mobile App To MongoDB In Minutes

Press Release | DreamFactory Software | October 16, 2013

The DreamFactory Services Platform, the industry's most efficient way to add backend services to any mobile app, now brings big data functionality to mobile devices via DreamFactory's comprehensive REST API. [...] Read More »

DreamFactory Hits 10,000 Downloads, Showcases Cloud-Based Enterprise Mobility Platform At DevCon5, Los Angeles, December 10-11

Press Release | Dreamfactory Software | December 5, 2013

DreamFactory's Bill Appleton to preview the latest update to the cloud-based, open-source DreamFactory Services Platform for mobile app development. Attendees will learn how to securely and efficiently connect a mobile app (HTML5 or native) with cloud-based enterprise services, including DynamoDB, MongoDB, S3, and Salesforce. Read More »

Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) moving forward with 'Open Source' provisions

Jason Miller | Federal News Radio | March 21, 2013

The first major rewrite of the laws that govern how federal agencies oversee and manage information technology [IT] is one step closer to becoming law...The bill calls on OMB to issue guidance that focuses on open source in several ways...[Issa] added that building on open source when possible opens the door to more vendors who innovate and offer new technologies...

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Five New Open Source Project Management Tools for 2015

Robin Muilwijk | Opensource.com | January 13, 2015

Last year, I covered five of the best open source project management tools, like ProjectLibre and OpenProject. The article struck a chord with readers and continues to prove valuable. So, this year I revisited the tools mentioned in last year's article, taking into account comments and suggestions from readers, and provided an update on where they are today. Read More »

FrontlineCloud: Now With Twilio! Our September Release Notes

Trevor Knoblich | FrontlineCloud | September 25, 2013

Every few weeks, as we release new improvements and features, we’ll let you know on this blog about all of the updates to FrontlineCloud. If you’re curious about our development process, you can read my colleague Sitati’s excellent blog post on the subject, Our Brand of ‘Agile’. Read More »

Is GitHub Government’s Next Big Thing?

Luke Fretwell | FedScoop | June 6, 2012

With recent attempts from the White House to bring a more agile approach to government technology, U.S. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel’s “Shared First” initiative, released in December, coupled with the federal government’s new digital strategy, the door may slowly be opening to a more widespread public sector collaborative coding environment, such as the one provide by San Francisco-based startup GitHub.

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New NHS database will succeed with open source and agile, says supplier

Derek du Preez | Computerworld UK | January 17, 2013

The success of the NHS’ new national database, dubbed SPINE 2, will be down to the use of open source technologies and agile development techniques, according to its supplier BJSS. The original SPINE database was core to the previous government’s failed National Programme for IT (NPfIT). Read More »

Next Wave of Entrepreneurs Arrives at HHS to Help Tackle Major Healthcare Challenges

Press Release | US Department and Health and Human Services (HHS) | November 13, 2014

Today, Bryan Sivak, U.S. Department and Health and Human Services Chief Technology Officer, announced the newest cohort of HHS Entrepreneurs-in-Residence. Part of the Secretary’s Initiatives to better serve the American people, the HHS Entrepreneurs-in-Residence program matches HHS employees with external expertise to work on a high risk high reward projects over a 13-month period.

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NHS 'To Benefit From Agile Development' With Selection Of Open Source Database Riak For Spine2

Sooraj Shah | Computing | October 11, 2013

The NHS has selected US developer Basho's open source database Riak to underpin its efforts to rebuild its Spine infrastructure. Read More »

OSEHRA Community Responds to the VA's RFI for eHMP Agile Development Contract Strategy

In recent days, OSEHRA Community Members have enthusiastically collaborated to develop a response to VA’s Request for Information (RFI) for a contract strategy that is suitable for agile development of Enterprise Health Management Platform (eHMP). I would like to thank more than 50 members who contributed in developing the final document that OSEHRA submitted today on behalf of the community.  Many members participated in community discussions, shared documents, and provided great ideas. We hope that our response accurately presents the depth and breath of expertise and commitment to excellence that has been shown by the OSEHRA Community.

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Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Research using Agile Software

Andy Oram | EMR & EHR | January 18, 2016

Medical research should not be in a crisis. More people than ever before want its products, and have the money to pay for them. More people than ever want to work in the field as well, and they’re uncannily brilliant and creative. It should be a golden era. So the myriad of problems faced by this industry–sources of revenue slipping away from pharma companies, a shift of investment away from cutting-edge biomedical firms, prices of new drugs going through the roof–must lie with the development processes used in the industry...

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