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For IT in 2018, Think Change and Change Again
Commentary  |  2/15/2018
Even with the ongoing new developments in core technologies, IT organizations are facing dramatic changes in how they work in 2018 as they embrace new business concepts and strategies.
Ebates Migrates the Data Analytics Stack: SQL Server to Hadoop
News  |  2/14/2018
Ebates, the business that provides discounts and incentives to customers of online retailers, needed to move from its SQL server to a system with more processing capacity. The Hadoop cluster it chose fit the bill and provided some unexpected benefits.
Technology Debt Crisis 2025
Commentary  |  2/12/2018
Consider all the code written over 50 years and all the places it's running. Add to that all the code we will write in the coming years. That is technology debt.
Scaling Agile with Agility: A Focus on Teams
Commentary  |  2/5/2018
Expanding a successful department-level agile initiative across an enterprise requires an agile project approach of its own.
Breaking the Code: When Everyone Can Create Technology
Commentary  |  2/1/2018
We are heading toward a new digital world where low-code or no-code platforms will enable anyone to assemble applications.
Measure DevOps for Efficiency, not Just Speed
Commentary  |  1/30/2018
Update your traditional IT metrics to look across functions and the entire DevOps value chain.
Dev and Some Ops: Reliving the Clear Fad of the 90s
Commentary  |  1/29/2018
Don't treat DevOps as a fad by failing to bring everyone in operations on board.
Dev and Security Adjustments to Prepare for GDPR
Commentary  |  1/25/2018
Adoption of DevOps can help organizations comply with GDPR and other privacy standards by building security into software from the start.
The 6 Biggest Challenges Facing DevOps
Commentary  |  1/23/2018
About decade after it debuted the DevOps concept has evolved and built up a base of advocates, but it still presents challenges.
10 Most In-Demand Programming Languages of 2018
Slideshows  |  1/22/2018
Do you have the skills you'll need to succeed this year, or are you still betting on a COBOL revival?
The World of DevOps Tools Can Make a Newbie's Head Spin
Commentary  |  1/18/2018
Some toolchain leaders are emerging, but mind the cultural and other details to successfully implement a DevOps strategy.
Implementing DevOps: Mind the Details
Commentary  |  1/3/2018
When it comes to DevOps success or failure, little things count the most. Start small, make sure everyone's really in, and count - and celebrate - the team's successes.
7 Fastest-Growing Tech Job Skills
Slideshows  |  1/2/2018
Which terms do IT employers and job seekers search for most often? There are some significant disconnects between what IT pros offer and what employers want.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tech Vendors to Watch in 2018
Commentary  |  11/14/2017
Browse through the hottest vendors in cloud, DevOps, infrastructure, security, and data and analytics.
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.
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.
DevOps: It's a Different Animal
Commentary  |  10/24/2017
It's time to take stock of where organizations are with implementing DevOps.
IT Pros and Entrepreneurs: Tap the Smart Home Market
Commentary  |  10/20/2017
IT pros ready for a change should consider the smart home market to leverage skills such as IT security, networking and development.
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.
The Programmable Infrastructure
The Programmable Infrastructure
InformationWeek Videos  |  10/10/2017
Interop ITX 2017 keynoter, Susie Wee, VP and CTO of DevNet Innovations for Cisco, sat down with us at the InformationWeek News Desk to talk about the intersection of applications and infrastructure.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.'
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