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One Point the Equifax Breach Drives Home
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
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?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/18/2017
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3 Tips for Making Better Investments in Security
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner
Commentary
Information securityís role is becoming more strategic, but its approach to making investment decisions hasnít 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.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner, 9/15/2017
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12 DevOps Terms You Need to Know
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Before taking that big step into DevOps, here are 12 core DevOps terms you'll want to understand.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 9/13/2017
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Design Expert: The Secrets to Better User Interfaces
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
Designer Scott Schaedle feels that user interfaces would look and function much better if developers simply followed a handful of good design practices.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 9/11/2017
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You Can Reconcile Bimodal IT with DevOps
Eric Bruno, Lead real-time engineer at Perrone Robotics
Commentary
Enterprises may be faced with a choice between Bi-Modal IT and DevOps, but maybe the two can live together.
By Eric Bruno Lead real-time engineer at Perrone Robotics, 9/6/2017
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Launching a New Office Overseas? Engineer It for Success
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Having learned from his experience opening an operation in Norway, Tapad's Jeff Olchovy shares his advice to others planning overseas expansion.
By Jeff Olchovy, Principal Engineer, Tapad , 9/5/2017
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The Forgotten Secret to DevOps Success: Measurement
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Measuring the end-to-end DevOps value stream is the key to delivering value and tracking its ROI and allocating resources.
By Tim Buntel, VP, XebiaLabs, and Nicole Forsgren, CEO, DORA , 8/31/2017
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Fannie Mae Turns to DevOps for Speed and Efficiency
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
The federal mortgage finance association becomes "Agile" to keep pace in a competitive field.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 8/24/2017
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Why I Gave My Engineering Team a Chance for a Do-Over
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Transforming to a microservices architecture requires coordination across all disciplines. It won't be easy, but it promises plenty of benefits.
By Brent Cromley Jr., SVP of Engineering, Zuora , 8/22/2017
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Integrating Security into DevOps Takes Care
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
It makes sense to involve IT security with DevOps, but the integration isn't as easy as it sounds.
By Dan Timpson, CTO at DigiCert , 8/18/2017
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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
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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 itís 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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