Mary-Louise Hoffman

USPS Delivers More Than 50 Projects Using Agile IT Strategy; John Edgar Comments

The U.S. Postal Service is using agile software development methods as opposed to its older waterfall methodology to speed-up deliverables and improve communication between officials and clients, FCW reported Thursday. USPS has delivered more than 50 projects through agile development methodologies and 25 projects are currently active. Frank Konkel writes one …

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Louis Berger Starts $740M Highway Project

The Louis Berger Group is performing program and construction management services for a $740 million road project in Jamaica the company expects to finish in 2016. Project work has started and the company will oversee design, engineering and construction of a 42-mile two-way highway intended to connect the country’s north …

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TCS Unveils Skills Evaluation Tool for Cyber Operators; Drew Morin Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has unveiled a new tool designed to help enterprises, schools and government agencies measure a person’s cybersecurity skills and match them with job requirements. The PerformanScore learning and development software tool is designed with three measurement phases that intend to evaluate professional skills in a live environment, TCS …

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SAP Aims to Grow CRM Footprint with Hybris Buy

SAP is acquiring e-commerce and customer relationship management software provider Hybris for an undisclosed amount as part of a push into the CRM space, Computer Weekly reported Thursday. Brian McKenna writes the transaction is expected to close during the third quarter of 2013. Hybris started in 1997 and offers customers …

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