Joseph Gulla

Joseph Gulla




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  • A Comprehensive Approach to Application Management
    12/04/2017
  • Age of Networks and Network Management
    11/27/2017
  • Comprehensive Systems Management
    11/20/2017
  • IT Management Activities and Their Context
    11/13/2017
  • Design and Develop Large-Scale System Software
    11/06/2017
  • Future of Testing

    This last post in the series on enterprise testing concentrates on innovations and a few products that will impact the future of testing for these two communites of programmers.

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    Posted: September 25, 2017 |

    Focus on Application Testing

    This is the third post in this series on system and application testing on enterprise systems. In this post, I discuss the daunting job of being a mainframe application programmer and how he or she goes about testing. The testing scope can cover everything from deployment of a new release of ISV software to a specific fix made to an in-house application. What is daunting about the job of mainframe application programmer? What does that person do?

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    Posted: September 18, 2017 |

    System Programmers and System Testing Challenges

    This is the second post in this series on system and application testing on enterprise systems. In this post, I discuss the challenging job of being a mainframe system programmer and how they go about testing, covering everything from a major OS release to a specific software product. What is the role of a system programmer? What do they do?

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    Posted: September 11, 2017 |

    Enterprise Testing

    On mainframes, there are two kinds of programmers—application programmers and system programmers. Testing is a place where they need to come together, otherwise there can be serious finger pointing when things don’t go well and there are availability or performance problems with a system or enterprise application. 

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    Posted: August 28, 2017 |

    Mobility: The Chicken or the Egg

    In this post, I explore an area of innovation focused on mobility. The road to mobility is an interesting one.

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    Posted: August 21, 2017 |

    APIs: The Chicken or the Egg

    This is the fourth post in this series where I have been writing about the drive for new technology. Is need driving innovation or is innovation driving demand? In other words, what came first: the chicken or the egg? In this post, I explore an area of innovation focused on APIs.

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    Posted: August 14, 2017 |

    Cloud: The Chicken or the Egg

    This is the third post in this series where I have been writing about the drive for new technology. Is need driving innovation or is innovation driving demand? In other words, what came first: the chicken or the egg? In this post, I explore an area of innovation focused on cloud services.

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    Posted: August 07, 2017 |

    New Technology: B2B Innovations

    This is the second post in this series where I write about the drive for new technology. Is need driving innovation or is innovation driving demand? In this post, I explore an area of innovation focused on business-to-business (B2B) innovation through collaboration involving sales and information sharing. According to B2B Marketing, “It is expected that the global B2B eCommerce market will reach $6.7 trillion by 2020, completely dwarfing B2C.”

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    Posted: July 31, 2017 |

    Roots of New Technology

    In this post, I am writing about the drive for new technology. Is need driving innovation or is innovation driving demand? I plan to explore this perspective in the coming weeks. This first post in the series introduces the two main ideas.

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    Posted: July 24, 2017 |

    9th Annual Enterprise Computing Community Conference: Day 2

    In June, I attended the 9th annual Enterprise Computing Community (ECC) conference hosted by Marist College with collaboration and support from academic and industry partners and sponsors. This year’s conference was June 11 to 13, 2017. I gave an overview of the conference in a previous post and I covered in detail the sessions from day 1. In this post, I focus primarily on the content of the last day of the conference.

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    Posted: July 17, 2017 |

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