Betsy Amy-Vogt

Betsy Amy-Vogt is a staff writer for theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s mobile livestreaming studio. A digital nomad before the term existed, Betsy started her writing career at a tech startup in Austin, Texas, before taking her laptop off around the globe. When not writing tech news blogs or working on her latest sci-fi fantasy novel, she volunteers at Hekab Be bilingual library and community center in Akumal, Mexico. Got news? Tweet it to @siliconangle.

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Q&A: PegaWorld iNspire reinvented as a virtual event amid pandemic

As major events such as IBM Think, DockerCon, and AWS Summit successfully transition from physical to virtual, unexpected benefits are coming to light. Higher attendance from a global audience, plus the chance to continue the conversation for longer than a few days in Vegas, are proving that going online is worth the effort. So, it seems the real ...

PegaWorld welcomes developers, as virtual event encourages collaboration and innovation

Many organizations have a disconnect between the people who use applications and those who create them. But any business that regards the information-technology team as a bunch of geeks whose mission is to create what they’re told to create is missing out on the value engineers can bring. And vice versa. “As a developer, if ...
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Pegasystems aims to provide backbone to dislocated business strategies

Strategic business plans have been set, shredded and set again under the pressure of COVID-19. First came the panic of how to navigate through the sudden switch as customers and employees went remote. Now, with the fires mostly under control, the long-term understanding of what failed and why is coming to the forefront. “[Organizations] realize ...
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Industry analyst to developers: Travel less, code better, be more inclusive

Distributed compute led to a new way of software development, as code became cloud native and open source created a software community without borders. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic is propelling the world into a more distributed way of life, with remote-first changing the work culture — possibly forever. That spills over into software development, as ...
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New CNCF head Priyanka Sharma aims to keep building cloud-native wave

“Collectively we are smarter” is the premise behind open-source projects. In the five years since its start as a Linux Foundation project to incubate container technology, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation has nurtured and promoted the smarts of tens of thousands of contributors from across the globe. Today, the foundation announced that longtime CNCF contributor, ...

Docker helps Australia cure cancer, one child at a time

Containerization is helping fight childhood cancer, as Docker Inc. makes big-data research pipelines scalable and simplifies the sharing of data sets. Cancer kills more children in developed countries than any other disease. It is the number one cause of death in school-aged children, according to a study conducted by the New England Journal of Medicine, ...
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Docker and Microsoft help first-responder developers build a way out of crisis

The world is at war against a virus, and the frontlines are staffed with doctors and nurses battling to save lives. But behind them in the trenches are a battalion of developers creating solutions to aid in the fight. “There’s over 200 community projects on Docker Hub today, where you’ve got tools and containers and ...
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Containers 101: AWS, Docker and how to choose a container service

Containerization is one of the key concepts that fueled the digital revolution and supported the evolution of cloud. The concept of using OS-level virtualization to deliver software in packages had its start in open-source projects such as Linux-VServer, which evolved into LinuX Containers, or LXC, which in turn was adopted and evolved by Docker Inc. ...

Q&A: Standard Bank Group shares how it built a mature data operations framework

Data is an asset. But does enterprise treat it as such? Knowing something and doing it are two different things. Even after a business has made the transition to digital operations, data managers are challenged to shift the cultural mindset of data as a sidebar overseen by the IT department to one where data is ...
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Replace work stress with happiness: Author shares tools from ‘Happier Now’

Success and happiness are inextricably intertwined, right? That one leads to the other is at the root of the rags-to-riches American Dream. Yet many who have won “the game of life” are deeply unsatisfied within. Chasing happiness through professional acclaim and financial success, they find that it is a seemingly unattainable goal. “I’d feel happy. And ...