• These days I work together with many top-notch developers, dealing with very different projects, solutions and applications (not only with SCOM management packs :)). And what I like most of all about being in this very diverse community is the variety of questions whose folks bring onto the table. Here is the most recent one:

    Can we store configuration information for our application in AD? If yes, then how?

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  • The launch of Apple Watch has meant that wearable technologies – and smart watches in particular – are getting a lot of attention. Just think about this; according to Juniper research, over 70M fitness wearable devices are expected to be in use worldwide by 2018, up from 19M in 2014. On top of that, Business Insider estimates that the smart watch will be the leading product category on the wearable market and will account for 59% of total wearable device shipments this year, expanding to just over 70% of shipments by 2019.

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  • Michael Koch, Deutsche Bank (on the left) awarding DataArt team: Steve Pscheid (in the middle) and Ilya Aristov (on the right)

    Last week, in Frankfurt, a team of DataArt developers attended the Bankathon hack-a-thon event, organized by GINIand FIGO, a pair of new powerful API’s for the financial industry.

    Our team emerged from the event with a killer app and a special award from Deutsche Bank. The event summary can be found here.

    The team spent 2 days developing Doo’Nation, an app that allows consumers to follow the money trail for any charitable donation they wish to make. The goal was to create an app that removes some of the “sketchy” from typical donations one might make on the street and digitize these transactions. Watch our app presentation on YouTube.

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  • DataArt to Present Proof of Concept with its RTB Demo Kit

    28 April 2015
    By Gregory Gor, Senior Vice President, Media & Entertainment

    Programmatic trading, which is the actual technology behind real time bidding processes, has been around for some time, since the beginning of the 21st century when the first advertising exchanges began to emerge. While the initial development of ad exchanges was neither easy nor inexpensive, the appearance of these exchanges on the global market heralded an era of a stock exchange-like environment in the marketing and advertising industry.

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  • The industrial Internet of Things (IoT) enables businesses to predict when industrial equipment is going to fail, so that action can be taken beforehand. A leader in this space, DataArt, developed one of the first IoT and big data open sourced platforms, DeviceHive, and published on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.

    DataArt has collaborated with Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, as well asMicrosoft

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  • In Frankfurt, April 26-28, as part of a hackathon, DataArt will roll out a new mobile app that allows consumers to make donations to their favorite charities and organizations within 3 taps on their smartphone. Using the API’s from Gini and figo, DataArt will showcase an app that eliminates concerns around donating; digital records will show a consumer that their money has made it into the proper hands. In addition, customers will receive a digital receipt for their donation in near real-time.

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  • The event was hosted by alumni from the European Business School, and was celebrating its 20th anniversary. Industry leaders shared post-graduate experiences and research across financial services, real estate, and a host of other categories. Visitors to the most recent event were employees from banks and financial services firms, asset managers, etc., and were there to learn about new market approaches and modern banking technology.

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  • Mobile World Congress is Out of Session

    23 March 2015
    By Artyom Astafurov, M2M/IoT Practice Leader


    Mobile World Congress in Barcelona gave attendees a glimpse into the future, through the lens of the Internet of Things (IoT). It’s amazing how far things have come in just a few short years (analysts predict between 26 and 30 billion devices will be connected to the internet in five years). Entire pavilions at the show were dedicated to the IoT and connected devices, with devices ranging from connected showerheads through automated drones on display.

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  • As you may have seen this morning http://www.dataart.com/software-development-company/press-release/dataart-releases-open-source-video-player-using-mpeg-dash, we recently launched an open-source video streaming solution, built to use MPEG-DASH.

    For around three years, MPEG-DASH has been the Next Big Thing; an ISO ratified standard that aims to create a better experience for content makers, advertisers, and more importantly, consumers streaming video.

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  • Apple Watch – Not Quite There Yet

    11 March 2015
    By Denis Margolin, VP of Mobile Solutions

    Apple Watch

    New Apple Watch, while highly anticipated, remains predominantly a niche product despite high hopes in the industry. It’s not that the idea is wrong – no one disputes that wearables can improve our lives in many ways. However, to date implementation of the idea has been sloppy, and has failed to deliver on the promise of a brighter future. Now all hopes are pinned on Apple, a company known for its ability to enter a challenging market and change the environment with one impeccable product.

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