Trading tools

There are thousand tools in the market to trade and perform backtesting. Trading view (https://www.tradingview.com) It’s very social, they promote people to share their strategies, their findings etc. The difficult thing is to find people who really have the right criteria (this takes a lot of time). Other detail I love is that you can … Read more

Talaia, Open PPM

This product came to my inbox: http://www.talaia-openppm.com It’s aligned with PMI. You can integrate it with Redmine. It does not store documents, you need to use a separate repository. It does not cover the scheduling capabilities as MS-Project. Covers the needs of so many roles in an organization, not just Project Managers: Portfolio Manager. Functional … Read more

Date formats in excel

Just for my memory, Just in USA the date format is mm/dd/yyyy, the rest of the world uses dd/mm/yyyy. Anyway… I have excels where I have both formats inherited from links, so I cannot change the source data. The solution: =IF(ISNUMBER(Q202);Q202;DATE(RIGHT(Q202;4);LEFT(Q202;FIND(“/”;Q202)-1);MID(Q202;FIND( “/”;Q202 )+1;2)))

Metamind, deep learning for enterprise

This session organized by data driven NYC shows some use cases related to deep learning, focusing on uses you can give for enterprises: Find the number of times your logo is shown on TV in a sport event you are sponsoring. Identify car brands. Relatedness of Sentences. Identify locations in a text. and more applications … Read more

Scratch

Ability to code is a skill that today almost everybody recognize as a very valuable skill that soon will be something that will be mandatory. Develop this skill as soon as possible is something interesting for those kids that likes computers, tablets and maths. To have the right environment to introduce programming, a IDE an … Read more

Whiteout mail

Awareness about security is always something challenging, and have good habits in this area is important. Mail encryption was always a technical complex issue, but now it seems to be easy for users. The answer is this German company Whiteout.io Installation Once you install it, you enter your user and generate a PGP key, the … Read more

Avention integrated with SalesForce

Avention provides different corporate services related to information related to companies, which plays a significant role when working with customers, competition… They have Avention for SalesForce, which is integrated in your SalesForce environment and provides directly the data you want to capture. I love it!

SLDC tools

For managing the environments on a software development project we all organize environments and tools to automate the update, deployment, organization of the code within the project. Some of the more popular tools: Eclipse IDE, for writing code. Git, as Source Code Management System (SCM) to enable the developers to manage releases of code, etc … Read more

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol

I have discovered that finally there is an organization that is recognized as standard for protocol: AMQP. They offer examples of products that implement their protocol. A couple of interesting solutions aligned with this protocol are:   Rabit MQ: they have documentation and useful examples. http://www.rabbitmq.com/getstarted.html QPID, Apache: http://qpid.apache.org/ Red Hat Enterprise MRG: http://www.redhat.com/products/mrg/ I … Read more