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Agile Transformation: Get Started, by Stopping
Commentary  |  12/12/2017
Start an Agile initiative by carefully taking stock of the organization's goals, challenges, and capabilities.
Design Thinking and Agile Improve Application Outcomes
Commentary  |  12/5/2017
While there are benefits from adopting an agile strategy, your organization can take success to the next level by also utilizing design thinking to identify problems.
Warning Signs Your Business Might Need a DevOps Upgrade
Commentary  |  12/4/2017
These four warning signs just might indicate that you need to implement or update DevOps initiatives within your organization.
Capital One: DevOps at Its Core
News  |  11/30/2017
Financial services firm Capital One is committed to using DevOps, and the approach is working.
Clear the Barriers to DevTestOps
Commentary  |  11/30/2017
A key to a successful DevOps initiative is ensuring that team members stay involved at all stages of the development, test, and deployment cycle.
How Your DevOps Team Should Procure User Feedback
Commentary  |  11/28/2017
Gathering user feedback is a key element of a DevOps strategy, but you have to be proactive in collecting that feedback.
9 Ways to Reduce Latency When Connecting to Public Clouds
Slideshows  |  11/28/2017
The more companies rely on cloud applications, the more important it becomes to be proactive in ensuring that latency and quality issues are kept to a minimum.
Home-Grown Solutions: Keep Out!
Commentary  |  11/27/2017
Don't build custom software for general purpose computing needs that are better served by third party applications.
Docker Ducks and Weaves in a World Buffeted by Change
Commentary  |  11/27/2017
Docker's embrace of Kubernetes in the enterprise might make you wonder how Docker will find new growth paths.
Share the Cost of Secure Application Development
Commentary  |  11/22/2017
The cost of protecting applications from cyberattacks is climbing fast. So, it's time for business units to help cover the pricetag.
The Need for Inclusion in AI and Machine Learning
Commentary  |  11/21/2017
If companies are forward-thinking in their application of predictive analytics, AI, and machine learning they can make these technologies inclusive, and available and relevant to all people.
DevOps Benefits Shine Through at Summit
News  |  11/21/2017
Real-world DevOps implementers highlight how varied organizations discovered benefits from DevOps, even if they had to clear some hurdles on the path to success.
Hacking ‘Hack Week’ -- A Few Things We Learned
Commentary  |  11/21/2017
Good intentions alone don't make for a successful hackathon. Here are some lessons learned at Adobe.
How to Break into an Analytics Career
Commentary  |  11/20/2017
Are you ready to take the leap into an analytics career? Here are some keys to getting started.
9 'People Problems' Plaguing DevOps
Slideshows  |  11/16/2017
When enterprise IT teams transition to a DevOps approach, they often face difficult organizational and cultural challenges.
DevOps Turns Kaiser Permanente from Cranky to Capable
News  |  11/14/2017
Transforming software development at a large healthcare company isn't easy, but realistic goals, tenacity, and a special attention to organizational culture helped Alice Raia and her team succeed.
25 DevOps Vendors to Consider in 2018
Commentary  |  11/13/2017
These companies offer tools that are becoming an indispensable part of implementing a DevOps approach to IT.
How Enterprise DevOps Will Evolve in 2018 and Beyond
Commentary  |  11/10/2017
It's the combination of practices and tools that allow organizations to achieve enterprise DevOps and optimize the value of their entire software pipeline at scale.
Your Blockchain Pilot Is Going to Fail (But That’s OK)
Commentary  |  11/9/2017
Blockchain isn't a miracle technology to solve all problems at once. It is a fundamental shift in the way companies transfer data between two parties.
Are DevOps and Software Quality Incompatible?
Commentary  |  11/9/2017
The DevOps concept's focus on speed to market and continuous release can leave gaps in software quality. Understand which ones you can live with, and which are critical.
Six Ways to Drive Your DevOps Transformation
Commentary  |  11/7/2017
Successful enterprise DevOps transformations share several common characteristics, strategies and techniques which enable an organization to break down the transformation into smaller, achievable steps.
Stay Grounded when Dealing with AI Projects
Commentary  |  11/6/2017
Keep your organization's expectations for artificial intelligence within reason, and keep your initial AI projects manageable.
Critical Advice for Starting an RPA Program
Commentary  |  10/30/2017
An successful RPA initiative calls for careful planning and communication, and starting small before trying to scale.
DevOps: It's a Different Animal
Commentary  |  10/24/2017
It's time to take stock of where organizations are with implementing DevOps.
BI Will Change the Role of IT as We Know It
Commentary  |  10/19/2017
IT's role within an organization has always been a critical one, but the advancement of business intelligence and data analytics will make IT exponentially more strategic.
DevOps Fails More Often Than Not – Here’s Why
Commentary  |  10/18/2017
DevOps presents an opportunity to build better software, but there's no guarantee of success. A look at how to do DevOps right.
15 Highest-Paying Tech Jobs for 2018
Slideshows  |  10/17/2017
Executives, managers, mobile developers and people with the word "architect" in their title are at the top of the IT pay scale.
Survey: Show Enterprise Architecture More Love
News  |  10/12/2017
EA planning helps link IT with business users, especially for digital transformation projects, according to a recent CompTIA survey.
What Makes Digital Projects Different (And What to Do About It)
Commentary  |  10/11/2017
With 77% of executive priorities now dependent on technology, the composition of the project portfolio is shifting dramatically toward digital work. Legacy approaches to managing IT projects, programs and portfolios can't keep up with this shift.
The Need for Speed: Why and When Does It Matter?
Commentary  |  10/6/2017
With wait time or idle time being a waste of time with new benefit, think about how you can mitigate or even eliminate the problem.
Artificial Intelligence Today: Time to Act
Commentary  |  10/5/2017
The AI and advanced analytics conversation has risen all the way to C-suite. The time has come to act. Jump on the AI train soon or you will be left behind.
How to Maintain Security when Rolling out DevOps
Commentary  |  10/5/2017
DevOps may be up and running for your enterprise. Taking the time to integrate security will keep it that way.
Google Starts to Build Momentum in Public Cloud
Commentary  |  10/3/2017
A new attitude at Google and the leadership of Diane Greene are starting to redefine Google's position in the cloud.
Data Science and the Don’ts
Commentary  |  10/2/2017
Big data analytics promise tremendous benefits for organizations, but there are a few gotchas that stand in the path to success.
Seven Steps to IT Transformation
Commentary  |  9/25/2017
It's time for an IT overhaul, one that can support an organization's move through digital transformation.
One Point the Equifax Breach Drives Home
News  |  9/18/2017
Equifax blamed its recent high-profile breach on the Apache Struts Web Framework. As software delivery cycles shrink, developers have to rely on more third-party components, libraries and frameworks. When they do, what are their liabilities and responsibilities?
3 Tips for Making Better Investments in Security
Commentary  |  9/15/2017
Information security's role is becoming more strategic, but its approach to making investment decisions hasn't kept pace. To better align security investments with enterprise strategy, IT and security leaders must stay focused on the right risks, add rigor to decision making processes, and give stakeholders opportunities for input.
12 DevOps Terms You Need to Know
Slideshows  |  9/13/2017
Before taking that big step into DevOps, here are 12 core DevOps terms you'll want to understand.
Design Expert: The Secrets to Better User Interfaces
Commentary  |  9/11/2017
Designer Scott Schaedle feels that user interfaces would look and function much better if developers simply followed a handful of good design practices.
You Can Reconcile Bimodal IT with DevOps
Commentary  |  9/6/2017
Enterprises may be faced with a choice between Bi-Modal IT and DevOps, but maybe the two can live together.
Launching a New Office Overseas? Engineer It for Success
Commentary  |  9/5/2017
Having learned from his experience opening an operation in Norway, Tapad's Jeff Olchovy shares his advice to others planning overseas expansion.
The Forgotten Secret to DevOps Success: Measurement
Commentary  |  8/31/2017
Measuring the end-to-end DevOps value stream is the key to delivering value and tracking its ROI and allocating resources.
Fannie Mae Turns to DevOps for Speed and Efficiency
News  |  8/24/2017
The federal mortgage finance association becomes "Agile" to keep pace in a competitive field.
Why I Gave My Engineering Team a Chance for a Do-Over
Commentary  |  8/22/2017
Transforming to a microservices architecture requires coordination across all disciplines. It won't be easy, but it promises plenty of benefits.
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.
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