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Integrating Security into DevOps Takes Care
Commentary  |  8/18/2017  | 
It makes sense to involve IT security with DevOps, but the integration isn't as easy as it sounds.
Serverless Architecture Could Cure DevOps Pain
Commentary  |  8/17/2017  | 
IT organizations struggling to transition to DevOps should take heart. Serverless architecture can provide many of the same benefits without the steep learning curve.
How to Ensure a Successful OpenStack Deployment
Commentary  |  8/17/2017  | 
There are three keys to embarking on a successful OpenStack initiative.
DevOps Can't Happen Without Education
Commentary  |  8/16/2017  | 
The emergence of DevOps practices means IT pros must expand their skills and the companies they work for must help foster that learning.
A Telecommuting Tradeoff: Less Collaboration
News  |  8/15/2017  | 
Some companies believe that collaboration in today's agile workplace suffers when employees are full-time telecommuters.
How to Build Resilient Work Teams
Commentary  |  8/10/2017  | 
It takes internal "grit" to cope with business and technology changes. Lynn Christensen of Workday shares some advice on building resilience.
We're Entering a New Era of Augmented Analytics
News  |  8/9/2017  | 
The next step in analytics -- augmented analytics -- brings automation and new degrees of insight into an analytics initiative.
Is Your IT Led by Digital Product Managers?
Commentary  |  8/9/2017  | 
Agile is useful, but it's no substitute for empowered leadership of genuine cultural change.
The 10 'Perks' IT Workers Want Most
Slideshows  |  8/8/2017  | 
Most job seekers don't look for specific perks, but the things an employer offers can provide a valuable glimpse into the corporate culture.
Carlsberg Danmark Fixes Field Data Operations with BPM
News  |  8/7/2017  | 
Field workers often create Excel spreadsheets to track data and run their processes. But what happens when there are dozens of these? Here's how Carlsberg Danmark centralized business process management, created an orderly system with consistent data, and saved hundreds of hours in backoffice time.
How to Ward off Dreaded 'Scope Creep'
Commentary  |  8/7/2017  | 
In any IT project scope creep can act as a noxious weed, leading to project bloat, extra costs and time delays.
Financial Institutions Bank on Change to Stay Competitive
News  |  8/4/2017  | 
Corporate transformation seen as the best way to counter digital disruption and address other key challenges.
The Best Ways to Evaluate Your App
Commentary  |  8/3/2017  | 
Yes, user feedback about an app is useful, but only to a degree. Here are some other ways to evaluate an app.
4 Signs Your IT Strategy is Off Track
Commentary  |  7/28/2017  | 
Whether the cause is immature technology, outdated processes and skills, or a shift in corporate mindset, IT projects can go wrong at midstream.
Have We Reached Collaboration Conflict? Time for Glue
Commentary  |  7/26/2017  | 
A swarm of collaboration tools in the typical enterprise presents challenges such as data silos and tool overload for managers. The solution just might be more, but better, tools.
The Rise and Fall of Ruby on Rails
Commentary  |  7/24/2017  | 
Once the rising star of web development, Ruby on Rails has fallen into a secondary role in the corporate world.
Why I Gave My Engineering Team a Chance for a Do-Over
Commentary  |  7/22/2017  | 
Transforming to a microservices architecture requires coordination across all disciplines. It won't be easy, but it promises plenty of benefits.
Setting the Table for DevOps Team Structure
Commentary  |  7/21/2017  | 
Building a DevOps team is about people, organization, even tables, chairs and office space.
Unity Rules As OCI Launches 1.0 Container Spec
News  |  7/19/2017  | 
After a two-year effort, the Open Container Initiative has its image specification and runtime spec ready for vendors and container users.
Containerization Gains Traction; We’re All Better for it
Commentary  |  7/18/2017  | 
Cloud-based application development has taken big strides, and it's delivering benefits for enterprises such as federal agencies.
To Deliver Digitization, IT Needs Fusion Teams
Commentary  |  7/14/2017  | 
Cross-functional "fusion" teams can present benefits to organizations, and can help members in their career development, if those teams are done right.
Not Easy To Get To Digital Transformation Jump-off Point
News  |  7/14/2017  | 
The Hackett Group has attempted to define how a company gets to the digital transformation stage in its latest statistical report.
Building a Data-Driven Culture Starts with the Team
Commentary  |  7/13/2017  | 
Being a data-driven organization is an ongoing process -- you need to invest in the right team, infrastructure, software, and processes that can promote lasting change.
Unlocking Speed and Efficiency with Compliance as Code
Commentary  |  7/13/2017  | 
A key element of DevOps is the ability to build security and compliance into the application process -- continuous compliance.
What to Consider Before Leaping into Microservices
Commentary  |  7/12/2017  | 
Step one in a microservices strategy is to figure out whether microservices are right for your organization.
CompTIA: IT Skills Gap Appears to be Growing
News  |  7/12/2017  | 
A survey of 600 IT and business professionals finds more new skills are needed to keep the business up to date and competitive.
Why Remote Teams are Essential Today: Get Them Right
Commentary  |  7/11/2017  | 
Remote teams, particularly for startups depending on developers and data science in metropolitan areas, are these days. So, you have to do team management right.
3 Keys to Building a Successful App Ecosystem
Commentary  |  7/10/2017  | 
Openness, trust, and shared economic opportunity are among the keys to building a successful app ecosystem.
10 IT Jobs That Will Be Done by AI
Slideshows  |  7/10/2017  | 
Artificial intelligence is already taking on some tasks that were previously performed by humans - but that doesn't necessarily mean you will soon be out of job.
3 Career Paths Software Developers Might Want to Pursue
Commentary  |  7/6/2017  | 
When it's time for developers to take on management responsibilities, these three roles offer a path.
Air Force Intelligence Unit Goes Agile
News  |  6/30/2017  | 
The US Air Force is determined to get more agile to produce applications that can be useful in times of conflict.
PG&E's Winning Recipe for a Mobile Asset Inspection App
News  |  6/29/2017  | 
For PG&E a utility pole inspection app offers much more than a chance to replace paper.
RIP, Systems Administrator, Welcome DevOps
Commentary  |  6/23/2017  | 
While the traditional sys admin role may fade away, those who are willing to change can take an exciting journey with cloud and DevOps.
Google Knocks on Door of Gartner's Cloud Leaders
News  |  6/22/2017  | 
Google is close but still no cigar when it comes to sharing the realm of the cloud leaders in the Gartner IaaS Magic Quadrant.
Build a DevOps-Focused Enterprise
Commentary  |  6/20/2017  | 
Why businesses should work to spread DevOps benefits across their entire organization.
Considering AI for Business? Here Are 4 Fundamentals to Start
Commentary  |  6/19/2017  | 
Artificial intelligence projects take time, effort, data, and expertise to build a meaningful system. Having the right ecosystem in place will ensure companies are prepared for it.
7 Technologies that Enable a Microservices Architecture
Slideshows  |  6/15/2017  | 
Organizations that implement microservices often adopt the architectural style alongside complementary technologies, including the seven in this slideshow.
Six Steps to Achieve the Joys of Serverless Architectures
Commentary  |  6/14/2017  | 
The are solid benefits in a move to a serverless architecture, but remember these six important considerations to undertake before going serverless.
The Uber of Roadside Assistance
The Uber of Roadside Assistance
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/13/2017  | 
Kamal Natarajan, divisional CIO and VP for Allstate Roadside Services Technology shares how they've "Uber-ized" their roadside service at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX.
DevOps Research Says Practice Yields Benefits Beyond Code
News  |  6/13/2017  | 
Survey: Organizations that adopt disciplined DevOps thrive in ways that remain difficult for others; automation, quality, continuous delivery.
Red Hat: Linux Handlers Can Learn To Manage OpenStack
Commentary  |  6/7/2017  | 
Red Hat cloud architect Julio Villarreal-Pelegrino says you don't need to know OpenStack to succeed at implementing it.
Harvard Business Publishing Cuts IT Costs 18% With Cloud Move
News  |  6/6/2017  | 
Director of IT Ken Griffin tells an Interop ITX audience there are savings on Amazon, provided you make it through the expensive, "migration bubble".
R.R. Donnelley Streamlines Logistics With Machine Learning
News  |  6/5/2017  | 
The business communications giant breaks new ground in optimizing freight price quotes.
Unleash Developers to Produce Rapidly Evolving Software
Commentary  |  5/30/2017  | 
It's practical, not theoretical. Developers who rely on cloud resources will be among those producing the software 'eating the world.'
DevOps: Get Everyone in the Same Boat
Commentary  |  5/25/2017  | 
Successful DevOps initiatives have to include everyone, not just the Dev and Ops staffs, according to Interop ITX speakers.
Transitioning to Microservices: The Story of Two Monoliths
Commentary  |  5/25/2017  | 
Now is a great time to be thinking about architecture, but it's also important to do it in a way that is incremental and allows you to test ideas and validate them.
DevOps: A Bullet Train with No Passengers?
Commentary  |  5/22/2017  | 
Fast digital pipelines won't save organizations that can't consistently birth and nurture great ideas.
Cisco DevNet Prepares Developers for Programmable Network
News  |  5/19/2017  | 
Three-and-a-half years ago, Cisco launched DevNet to prepare developers for the programmable network, accessed through APIs. A Cisco exec provided an update in an Interop ITX keynote.
On-Premises Workloads Require Higher Staff Investment Than Cloud
News  |  5/18/2017  | 
Nemertes analyst says research shows lower cost for cloud for some types of workloads; results are less clear for predictable, steady-state apps.
GE Draws Up Playbook for Digital Transformation
News  |  5/15/2017  | 
GE spent several years trying to effect its own digital transformation; now it's issued a playbook on how it's done.
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