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Serverless Architecture Could Cure DevOps Pain
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
IT organizations struggling to transition to DevOps should take heart. Serverless architecture can provide many of the same benefits without the steep learning curve.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/17/2017
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How to Ensure a Successful OpenStack Deployment
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
There are three keys to embarking on a successful OpenStack initiative.
By Dave Costakos and Julio Villarreal Pelegrino, Red Hat , 8/17/2017
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DevOps Can't Happen Without Education
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
Satire
The emergence of DevOps practices means IT pros must expand their skills and the companies they work for must help foster that learning.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 8/16/2017
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A Telecommuting Tradeoff: Less Collaboration
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
News
Some companies believe that collaboration in today's agile workplace suffers when employees are full-time telecommuters.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 8/15/2017
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How to Build Resilient Work Teams
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
It takes internal "grit" to cope with business and technology changes. Lynn Christensen of Workday shares some advice on building resilience.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 8/10/2017
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We're Entering a New Era of Augmented Analytics
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
News
The next step in analytics -- augmented analytics -- brings automation and new degrees of insight into an analytics initiative.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 8/9/2017
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Is Your IT Led by Digital Product Managers?
Christopher O'Malley, CEO of Compuware
Commentary
Agile is useful, but its no substitute for empowered leadership of genuine cultural change.
By Christopher O'Malley CEO of Compuware, 8/9/2017
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The 10 'Perks' IT Workers Want Most
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Most job seekers don't look for specific perks, but the things an employer offers can provide a valuable glimpse into the corporate culture.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 8/8/2017
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Carlsberg Danmark Fixes Field Data Operations with BPM
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
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.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/7/2017
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How to Ward off Dreaded 'Scope Creep'
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
In any IT project scope creep can act as a noxious weed, leading to project bloat, extra costs and time delays.
By Shafat Qazi, Founder and CEO, BQE Software , 8/7/2017
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Financial Institutions Bank on Change to Stay Competitive
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Corporate transformation seen as the best way to counter digital disruption and address other key challenges.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 8/4/2017
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The Best Ways to Evaluate Your App
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Commentary
Yes, user feedback about an app is useful, but only to a degree. Here are some other ways to evaluate an app.
By Hunter Jensen, founder and CEO, Barefoot Solutions, , 8/3/2017
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4 Signs Your IT Strategy is Off Track
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Whether the cause is immature technology, outdated processes and skills, or a shift in corporate mindset, IT projects can go wrong at midstream.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/28/2017
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Have We Reached Collaboration Conflict? Time for Glue
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
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.
By Steve Flavell, co-CEO and co-founder of LoopUp , 7/26/2017
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The Rise and Fall of Ruby on Rails
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Commentary
Once the rising star of web development, Ruby on Rails has fallen into a secondary role in the corporate world.
By Kristoffer Frisch-Ekenes, Bootcamp Leader at Coding Dojo , 7/24/2017
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Setting the Table for DevOps Team Structure
Andi Mann, Chief Technology Advocate at Splunk
Commentary
Building a DevOps team is about people, organization, even tables, chairs and office space.
By Andi Mann Chief Technology Advocate at Splunk, 7/21/2017
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Unity Rules As OCI Launches 1.0 Container Spec
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
After a two-year effort, the Open Container Initiative has its image specification and runtime spec ready for vendors and container users.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/19/2017
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Containerization Gains Traction; Were All Better for it
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Commentary
Cloud-based application development has taken big strides, and it's delivering benefits for enterprises such as federal agencies.
By Charles Fullwood, Force 3 , 7/18/2017
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To Deliver Digitization, IT Needs Fusion Teams
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB
Commentary
Cross-functional "fusion" teams can present benefits to organizations, and can help members in their career development, if those teams are done right.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, 7/14/2017
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Not Easy To Get To Digital Transformation Jump-off Point
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Hackett Group has attempted to define how a company gets to the digital transformation stage in its latest statistical report.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/14/2017
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