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Strapi Headless Content Management System

Strapi is a headless content management system (CMS) that is distributed through the JavaScript package manager, npm. As a headless CMS it supports application programming interface (API) usage without dependence on the presentation layer, and this allows content stored in its single location to serve multiple points of consumption. The ...

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Strapi Headless Content Management System

Strapi is a headless content management system (CMS) that is distributed through the JavaScript package manager, npm. As a headless CMS it supports application programming interface (API) usage without dependence on the presentation layer, and this allows content stored in its single location to serve multiple points of consumption. The data consumption can be restricted through user roles and permissions. The data manipulation tasks, e.g. uploading files, gathering data into collections, defining relationships among ...

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Strapi Headless Content Management System


UNICEF Primero in the News

In areas of the world devastated by human-made and natural disasters, UNICEF Primero provides a critical tool for government and humanitarian organizations to protect children. An article in Forbes Magazine described the effort in Sulawesi, Indonesia to reunite families affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami.

  Where are Indonesia ...

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In areas of the world devastated by human-made and natural disasters, UNICEF Primero provides a critical tool for government and humanitarian organizations to protect children. An article in Forbes Magazine described the effort in Sulawesi, Indonesia to reunite families affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami.

  Where are Indonesia's Missing Children?
  Ethan Donnell, Forbes Magazine, 29 March 2019

Six months after an earthquake and tsunami devastated Indonesia's Sulawesi, 118 children are still ...

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Introduction to Docker

Docker is the leading software container platform offering organizations reduced operating costs and increased performance over virtualization technology. Furthermore, Docker lends itself to continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) practics, bridging the gap between development and production. Despite its benefits, Docker containers vary in quality of implementation. In ...

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Introduction to Docker

Docker is the leading software container platform offering organizations reduced operating costs and increased performance over virtualization technology. Furthermore, Docker lends itself to continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) practics, bridging the gap between development and production. Despite its benefits, Docker containers vary in quality of implementation. In his presentation, Michael Ciociola presents rules and guidelines for producing stable and high quality container applications.

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Introduction to Docker


Context-Specific Security with CFEngine

CFEngine Community Edition is an open source tool used to automate an organization's IT infrastructure. Quoin has implemented CFEngine policies for a number of clients over the years with various needs and varying degrees of complexity. Recently, one of our major retailer customers engaged Quoin to provide an automated ...

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CFEngine Community Edition is an open source tool used to automate an organization's IT infrastructure. Quoin has implemented CFEngine policies for a number of clients over the years with various needs and varying degrees of complexity. Recently, one of our major retailer customers engaged Quoin to provide an automated solution for security standards compliance across their thousands of servers.  They required a flexible solution in which some CFEngine policies could be run on ...

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Primero: Agile Development and Emergency Response

On September 28th, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. Within an hour, tsunami waves reaching 6 meters in height swept through the coastal city of Palu, devastating homes and infrastructure. Over 2,000 residents have died and over 80,000 have been displaced.

The Indonesian ...

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On September 28th, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. Within an hour, tsunami waves reaching 6 meters in height swept through the coastal city of Palu, devastating homes and infrastructure. Over 2,000 residents have died and over 80,000 have been displaced.

The Indonesian government and humanitarian agencies like UNICEF have needed to act quickly to accommodate a massive population in need of services. The presence of existing humanitarian ...

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A Visit from Governor Roy Cooper

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper recently toured Davidson College’s Jay Hurt Hub for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - a collaborative workspace where companies like Quoin work side-by-side with promising student entrepreneurs. The Hub serves an important purpose in North Carolina’s economy: giving young entrepreneurs access to guidance from experienced business leaders, while ...

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North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper recently toured Davidson College’s Jay Hurt Hub for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - a collaborative workspace where companies like Quoin work side-by-side with promising student entrepreneurs. The Hub serves an important purpose in North Carolina’s economy: giving young entrepreneurs access to guidance from experienced business leaders, while exposing established businesses to young talent with fresh ideas.

As part of its residency at the Hurt Hub, Quoin has provided support for a Davidson ...

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Cengage GPT Charity Golf Event

Eli and I attended the Cengage GPT Charity Golf Event last week, and enjoyed a day out with our clients and other partners. We had near-perfect weather and helped to raise over $52,000 for Junior Achievement. The event was held at Shaker Hills Golf Club in Harvard, Massachusetts, which ...

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Eli and I attended the Cengage GPT Charity Golf Event last week, and enjoyed a day out with our clients and other partners. We had near-perfect weather and helped to raise over $52,000 for Junior Achievement. The event was held at Shaker Hills Golf Club in Harvard, Massachusetts, which is a beautiful and challenging course. Eli and I both enjoyed the opportunity to play, and did not injure any other golfers. We'd like ...

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Introduction to Apache Kafka

Apache Kafka is a robust distributed streaming platform that allows a processing node to publish or subscribe to streams of records; and to support storing or processing of these records. This open source framework is typically used for near/real-time applications as a reliable control mechanism. Josh Ra'anan provides ...

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Introduction to Apache Kafka

Apache Kafka is a robust distributed streaming platform that allows a processing node to publish or subscribe to streams of records; and to support storing or processing of these records. This open source framework is typically used for near/real-time applications as a reliable control mechanism. Josh Ra'anan provides an introduction to the platform and a sample implementation.

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Introduction to Apache Kafka


UNICEF - Somaliland

In March 2018, Quoin staff traveled to the semi-autonomous region of Somaliland to perform requirements-gathering for the deployment of the Primero case management platform. As part of its long-standing relationship with UNICEF, Quoin has deployed this application in a number of diverse and challenging contexts. Somaliland, however, presents a unique ...

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In March 2018, Quoin staff traveled to the semi-autonomous region of Somaliland to perform requirements-gathering for the deployment of the Primero case management platform. As part of its long-standing relationship with UNICEF, Quoin has deployed this application in a number of diverse and challenging contexts. Somaliland, however, presents a unique scenario because it lies at the center of a complex, cross-border web of child migration routes. Children fleeing drought, conflict, and general economic hardship traverse ...

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Introduction to GDPR

Our digital world depends on who we are and what we share whether posting to social media, shopping online, or engaging a government service. Information about us as citizens or consumers range from our identity to hihgly-sensitive information about our identity, health, finances, and opinions. As social media and organizations ...

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Introduction to GDPR

Our digital world depends on who we are and what we share whether posting to social media, shopping online, or engaging a government service. Information about us as citizens or consumers range from our identity to hihgly-sensitive information about our identity, health, finances, and opinions. As social media and organizations collect more personal data and the inevitable attacks by malefactors on these systems, we need to define rules on how organizations should protect this information ...

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Introduction to GDPR

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