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2014-02-10 23:22:06

California Investors Enable CloudOne to Drive Continued Global Expansion and Soaring Demand for Cloud Solutions Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 CloudOne, http://www.oncloudone.com, the world leader in cloud delivery of IBM Software-as-a-Service, announced today a $2.8 million round of Series C financing led by San Diego-based Bootstrap Venture Fund. The investment, which includes participation from several existing investors in the company, comes on the heels of over 40%...

2013-10-25 23:23:46

Read the Measure IT article on the importance of Understanding Technical Debt. (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 CM First Group today announced publication of an article in the CMG publication, Measure IT, a journal highlighting critical technical information for capacity planners and performance analysts. The paper, “Technical Debt – Why it Matters to Capacity Managers,” extends the discussion about technical debt to a new group of stakeholders. Poorly designed code tends to be much more...

2013-07-23 23:21:59

Left Brain / Right Brain, LLC announces the release of the new iPad edition of Stylebook, their popular closet app. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Left Brain / Right Brain, LLC announces the release of the iPad edition of Stylebook, their popular closet management app. The fashion-conscious can now move their real-life closet into the 21st century by digitizing it with Stylebook. The app intelligently organizes the information that would otherwise have been recorded in a day planner...

2013-04-28 23:02:55

Learn how increasing technical debt impacts company profitability. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 28, 2013 CM First Group today announced publication of a new white paper, “Technical Debt — What is it Costing Your Company?” on the CM First web site. http://www.cmfirstgroup.com/resources/technical-debt-what-is-it-costing-your-company/. As experts in application modernization, CM First understands the need to clean up the technical debt incurred in business applications to make...

2011-05-09 21:28:05

Wait times quoted by restaurants typically increase depending on the size of the party. Though large parties are often given longer wait times, the actual time spent waiting to be seated turns out to be shorter than the time estimate from the host or hostess, according to a report in the most recent edition of the Journal of Service Research. One of the main reasons behind this discrepancy is the practice of "cherry picking" or "serving the high value customers and denying service to low...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.