Profile of Curtis Franklin Jr.Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Member Since: 3/6/2014
News & Commentary Posts: 240
Curtis Franklin Jr. is Senior Editor at Dark Reading. In this role he focuses on product and technology coverage for the publication. In addition he works on audio and video programming for Dark Reading and contributes to activities at Interop ITX, Black Hat, INsecurity, and other conferences.
Previously he was editor of Light Reading's Security Now and executive editor, technology, at InformationWeek where he was also executive producer of InformationWeek's online radio and podcast episodes.
Curtis has been writing about technologies and products in computing and networking since the early 1980s. He has contributed to a number of technology-industry publications including Enterprise Efficiency, ChannelWeb, Network Computing, InfoWorld, PCWorld, Dark Reading, and ITWorld.com on subjects ranging from mobile enterprise computing to enterprise security and wireless networking.
Curtis is the author of thousands of articles, the co-author of five books, and has been a frequent speaker at computer and networking industry conferences across North America and Europe. His most popular book, The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Podcasting, with co-author George Colombo, was published by Que Books. His most recent book, Cloud Computing: Technologies and Strategies of the Ubiquitous Data Center, with co-author Brian Chee, was released in April 2010. His next book, Securing the Cloud: Security Strategies for the Ubiquitous Data Center, with co-author Brian Chee, is scheduled for release in the Fall of 2018.
When he's not writing, Curtis is a painter, photographer, cook, and multi-instrumentalist musician. He is active in amateur radio (KG4GWA), scuba diving, stand-up paddleboarding, and is a certified Florida Master Naturalist.
Articles by Curtis Franklin Jr.
posted in July 2016
Pokémon Go players want to improve and become better trainers. The same tips that help you catch more Pokémon can help you become a better scrum master. We caught 10 of those pointers that can be applied to leading an agile team developing enterprise software.
Softbank, one of the largest mobile service providers, has reached past several layers of the supply chain to buy ARM, which designs the processors inside most of the mobile devices using its networks worldwide. The deal has the power to show us what true market disruption looks like.
DevOps uses languages for software development and languages for deployment automation. If you want to be successful with either side of DevOps, these languages will help.
Will software standards be embraced on the Industrial Internet of Things? Software quality guru Bill Curtis says the potential is there, but the culture has to be willing to embrace quality.
The Scrum Guide has been updated for the first time in three years. The big change? Values.
Java has been around for 25 years -- plenty of time to build a mythology. Here, we bust up nine of the most prominent myths surrounding this widely used programming language.
A survey of IT executives, managers, and practitioners finds the biggest challenges in infosec are around skills, not technology.
DevOps and Agile are broad terms, but they aren't synonyms. Here are the ways in which they're different -- and why those differences matter to your team.
Daihatsu is launching an automobile model that will let buyers order 3D-printed "skins" to customize parts of the body. It's the next step in industrial additive printing.