April 2019

Introducing the BIXOLON XT5-40 Industrial Desktop Label Printer

BIXOLON’s First High Performance Industrial Label Printer for the European Market

BIXOLON Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of BIXOLON Co. Ltd, a leading global Mobile, Label and POS printer manufacturer today announced the launch of the XT5-40 high performance, robust, Thermal Transfer industrial desktop label printer to the European Logistics, Manufacturing and Warehouse Industries.

oneM2M named Top IoT Standards Body of the Year

Prestigious award comes following the launch of oneM2M’s Release 3, which opens up new opportunities for industrial, smart-home and mobile verticals 

Sophia Antipolis, France, 25 April 2019: Recognising its ongoing efforts to accelerate mass adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) through standardisation, oneM2M – the global standards body for IoT – has been awarded the Top IoT Standards Body of the Year at the seventh Annual Compass Intelligence Awards. 

Building a multi-brand ecosystem of communication apps interoperable, secure and auditable by design Real Wire Thu, 04/25/2019 - 04:23

25th April 2019 - On 24th April 2019, Secure Chorus, at the invitation of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), held an expert workshop at CYBERUK 2019 called “Building a multi-brand ecosystem of communication apps that are interoperable, secure and auditable by design”. Secure Chorus is a not-for-profit membership organisation in the field of information security. 

Star Micronics announces launch of TSP847II AirPrint™ POS Printer

High Wycombe, UK, 23 April 2019 - International POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics announces the launch of the TSP847II AirPrint™ POS printer. This printer follows the recently launched Star TSP654II AirPrint and is the first 112mm wide receipt, barcode, label and ticket POS printer on the market to be Apple AirPrint certified. 

AirPrint provides easy mobile printing solutions for Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod and MacBook users on any private network with the key objective to be able to wirelessly print via the customer’s network without installing specific printer drivers. With AirPrint support pre-installed on iOS devices, the user is able to connect to and print from the required printer. 

Calnex Releases Multi-Port 25GbE in its Multi-Port SNE Platform enabling High Speed Ethernet Network Emulation

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, April 23, 2019 – Calnex Solutions Ltd today released multi-port 25GbE interfaces in its multi-port, multi-user Network Emulator. The SNE now supports multiple ports of 1GbE, 10GbE and 25GbE making it the industry’s highest port density network emulator supporting up to 16ports 1GbE, up to 12 ports 10GbE and up to 4 ports 25GbE.

The Calnex SNE is used in a wide variety of networks and applications including Mobile, WAN verification, IT, Data Center relocation, Military/ Security, Smart-Grid Utilities, Healthcare and Broadcast Communications as well as Video Conferencing Communications. 

Survey: Medical Device Industry Reveals 75% Satisfaction With Hybrid Development Method, Lowered Confidence in Compliance

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, April 23, 2019 — Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, security, and scale along the development lifecycle, released the results of a global survey of medical device professionals today. Key findings suggest ongoing struggles with manual development, a trend-bucking shift toward hybrid development methodologies, and decreased confidence in audit compliance.

For teams that changed development methodologies in the past year, nearly 40% of them adopted a hybrid Agile methodology — moving away from Scrum (pure Agile method) and Stage-Gate, a proprietary Waterfall method.

How to Celebrate Your Company's Milestones Lexie Lu Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:23

You've worked hard to make your company the success it is today. Those little and big milestones are worth celebrating. However, knowing you've hit a milestone, and coming up with unique ways of marking the occasion, are two different things.

According to the U.S. government, about 50 percent of businesses fail by year five and 70 percent by year 10. Even making it through your first year is something to celebrate. Some of the milestones you should revel in are the number of years in business, meeting big goals, awards and accolades. Use any excuse to have a party.

Boye 19 Brooklyn: The Digital Leadership Conference

It has been a couple years since I personally promoted a conference through my websites and perhaps even longer since I've attended a conference. This was not an intentional decision by me but simply a recognition that in the past couple years I didn't find a conference I found worthy to promote. After awhile talks covering topics such as content management, digital strategy, and collaboration become noise so over time my interest in conferences waned. Then all that changed last week when Janus Boye contacted me to remind me that's he's rebooted his company and bringing his conference back to the USA.