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JDK 9 is almost here. Again.

JDK 9 is less than three weeks away at the time of the writing and one of the burning questions is whether it has been worth the wait.  Originally, general availability was slated for release in September 2016, then March 2017, July 2017 and finally September 2017.  So, it’s taken some time, but when you update a programming language as a community, progress is slower than if a vendor does it single-handedly.  There’s still work...

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Does Your Omnichannel Banking Strategy Include Mobile? It Better 

In our first blog post of this series, we reviewed the omnichannel opportunity for retail banking and how it was driven by digital transformation.  In this post, we’ll look at the specific opportunity around mobile banking. Security concerns aside, mobile banking is here to stay. Mobile usage rates for retail banking and retail commerce roughly mirror each other. According to a 2016 Verizon study, 55% of US adults have used a...