Laura Shiff

Laura Shiff

Laura Shiff is a researcher and technical writer based in the Twin Cities. She specializes in software, technology, and medicine. You can reach Laura at LauraShiffCopywriting@gmail.com or her website at https://www.laurashiff.com

Complete Guide to Google Cloud Next 2018

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JULY 24-26, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO, CA FULL CONFERENCE PASS $1,499 Google Cloud Next 2018 is a three day global conference that brings together thousands of the brightest and most innovative thinkers in the world. Whether you are a CEO, a developer, or just someone who is passionate about learning solutions and ideas for the next generation of the … [Read more...]

Complete Guide to AWS re:Invent 2018

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Each year, Amazon Web Services re:Invent takes the conference scene by storm and this year will be no different. Spanning seven different buildings in the fabulous Las Vegas, with attendance expected to top 40,000 people, it is definitely an event that will exceed all of your expectations. However, something of this size can quickly become … [Read more...]

Security Threats in the Multi-Cloud

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Today, a majority of organizations are not only actively moving most of their workloads to the cloud, but many of them are also using a multi-cloud model. By leveraging one provider for a specific functionality and another for its cost or location, companies are finding that cloud diversification can help them to meet all of their business … [Read more...]

What is IT Cost Transparency? IT Cost Transparency Explained

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As budgets for IT seem to be on the rise and the importance of a solid technology team only increases, more and more organizations are realizing the necessity of being honest about costs, both to stakeholders and staff as well as to consumers. For a majority of companies, expenses are the most common factor that influences IT budget decisions … [Read more...]

What is Root Cause Analysis? Root Cause Analysis Explained

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In the world of software development and technology, the likelihood of having to try something out and then try it again is extremely high. Engineers learn from their mistakes and use them as an opportunity to grow their ever-expanding skill sets. While this can be beneficial at times, the idea of a major failure when it comes to networks or entire … [Read more...]

What is IT Agility? IT Agility Explained

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In the ever-evolving world of information technology, being able to effectively respond to market changes is a difficult but critical task. As organizational capabilities change, so must IT processes, and sometimes it can be necessary to reconfigure or completely replace information technology systems in response to new marketplace realities. An … [Read more...]

NoSQL vs SQL: What’s The Difference and How To Choose

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One of the world's richest men, and has been for decades, is Larry Ellison. He founded Oracle in the early 1970's taking an idea from IBM's Edgar F. Cobb for a SQL relational database to create the Oracle Database rdbms (relational database management system). Oracle obtained a monopoly position in this market as in those days there was virtually … [Read more...]

Top 19 Programming & Software Dev Conferences of 2018

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Last updated: 3/5/2018 Staying up-to-date with the latest developments is vital in any technology field, but especially when it comes to software and programming. There is no better way to learn the newest emerging trends than by attending a conference, where you can meet other like-minded peers and watch the creative sparks fly. Developers … [Read more...]