220,000 workers needed: That’s how vast Canada’s tech skills gap could be by 2020, according to Canadian government and industry experts.
Lots of amazing things happen when you pack 5,000 people in a conference hall to talk about technology innovation and entrepreneurship.
Smooth collaboration and project management are crucial to success across startup and corporate ecosystems. As TechCrunch reports, Slack recently introduced its Enterprise Grid to target larger companies. The web-based Trello application has a head start in this space: the company has already proven its value to over seven million users, as Frederic Lardinois writes.
With great success comes great challenges, and GitHub has learned that lesson during the company’s explosive growth. TechPORTFOLIO talked to GitHub Project Manager Daniel Hwang about tackling growth challenges with strategy, long-range thinking, partnerships, and product “superfans.”
GitHub Inc., the web-based repository hosting service designed for developers to store, share, and collaborate on their work, has grown rapidly—and that comes with bottom-line costs. Most recently, as Bloomberg reports, GitHub took a $66 million hit in the first nine months of 2016.
Across agriculture, automotive, healthcare, and beyond, IBM’s inventors filed a record 8,088 patents in the U.S. in 2016, cementing the company’s top spot on the patent charts for the 24th year in a row.
2016 was a banner year in tech and dev, and 2017 promises to be even more exciting.
Developers will be asked to wrap their heads around new technologies, new platforms, and new methodologies in 2017. Here are the five forces experts think will shape the dev landscape in the coming year.
The undeniable business case for startups delivering products and services that speak to the millennial consumer segment is getting stronger by the year.
IBM has made significant investments in OpenWhisk, an open-source, event-driven FaaS platform. OpenWhisk is now generally available via Bluemix, IBM’s cloud platform.