Bitcoin Owes Its Success To Blockchain

Today's transactions are besieged with attacks from cybercriminals, but a distributed digital ledger technology called blockchain is changing the future of the financial services industry. Trillions of dollars circulate through the global financial system every day in transactions that impact billions of people. In January 2018, an average of $1.8 trillion was traded daily in the foreign exchange market alone. These...

Union Bank’s robotic process automation, a first in the industry

UNION Bank’s marked technological advancement in recent times is a major element of its transformation programme which kicked off in 2015 and has included there definition of the Bank’s business model, reengineering of its work force and rebuilding of its physical infrastructure. Recently, the Bank became the first to adopt the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) technology, a cutting edge...

Robotic Process Automation: AI Learning To Walk Before It Runs

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a class of automated software that can use and understand a company’s existing applications through the user interface and automate routine rule-based operations such as reading emails and systems, calculating, generating documents and reports, checking documents and so on. Therefore, the application of RPA is extensive. In the future, those boring jobs that workers do...

Microsoft Paying $7.5 Billion for GitHub

By 121 Tech Editorial HIGHLIGHTS - This will be an all-stock deal - GitHub has around 27 million users - Microsoft says it expects the deal to close by year-end Microsoft on Monday said it will buy software development platform GitHub, in a deal worth $7.5 billion (roughly Rs. 50,300 crores) which will blend two opposite corporate cultures. The tech giant, based in Washington state,...

Supermarkets are now using blockchain to keep food fresh

Tracking down contaminated food has historically been a messy affair, sometimes taking retailers and food companies weeks to learn exactly what products they need to pull from store shelves. “Imagine if we could pinpoint with certainty within minutes, not days,” mused Frank Yiannas, one of Walmart’s top food safety executives, in a recent video published by the retailer. Attend Boston Blockchain...

Four Best DevSecOps Practices

Source: Information Week DevOps is quickly evolving from the experimental phase to becoming the standard approach to application development and delivery. It breaks down the barriers between developers and IT operations, speeding up development projects. However, that speed can also create significant security risks if the IT security team is not brought into the process after DevOps releases a new...

India pushes for Blockchain Technology

Nitesh Naveen Moneycontrol News State governments of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh are planning to record their land deals digitally by switching to blockchain technology. This, say experts, will bring phenomenally bring down cases of benami transactions. Addressing the nation on the occasion of India’s 71st Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi informed the nation that the government has seized benami properties worth...

Video: What is DevOps? (For Beginners)

1.21GWS / 1point21gws is a global Consulting, Advisory & media firm which organises events on emerging technologies & processes. We are also conference organiser of DevOps, Microservices & Containers Summit. Please view our conference calendar : 1point21gws.com/Events/ Enjoy the video and do share your comments/feedback. 1.21GWs : The name is inspired by the all time hit time-travelling movie "Back To The...

How to avoid getting hoodwinked by a DevOps hustler

By Michael Cote 29 Jun 2017 at 09:02 We’re almost halfway through this year, and how’s progress on those Digital Transformation Initiative slides doing? Maybe you need a quick jump in improvement to buy some time for August vacations, and then ensure you can get enough actual change and a few successful projects in place by the holidays. While they’ll ship...

1point21GWS / 1.21GWs launches Consulting, Research & Advisory Services on Product Engineering

Consulting - Product Engineering 1.21GWs provides solutions to Market Challenges with existing and new products Our Focus Area Process People Organization Technology Tools Our Services Assessment Training Coaching Grooming Internal Change Agents Building self managed teams Our Methods Bringing Agility via Agile/Lean Values (Biz,Dev,Ops) Adoption of technical practices – DevOps, TDD, BDD, Clean Coding, Continuous Delivery Align right set of tools and technologies Capture effective metrics to highlight business challenges