Digital Transformation

October 22, 2018

Embracing DevOps at enterprise scale requires a seismic shift in the way an organization plans, builds, tests, releases, and manages applications. Here are four ways to ensure your enterprise DevOps transformation is a success ...

July 24, 2018

What top considerations must companies make to ensure – or at least help improve – Agile at scale? The following are key techniques and practices to help accelerate Agile delivery rollouts and scale Agile and DevOps in the Enterprise ...

July 23, 2018

Digital transformation is an important part of most corporate agendas for 2018. Successful digital transformation, encompassing your current business, partners and both current and prospective customers, isn't always easy. However, adopting an enterprise-wide Agile methodology can help ease the burden and deliver discernible ROI much faster ...

May 17, 2018

The top two business priorities for CIOs of midsize enterprises (MSEs) in 2018 are growth and digital transformation. However, 57 per cent of MSEs are not yet delivering digital initiatives, according to findings from Gartner Inc.'s 2018 CIO Agenda Survey ...

April 09, 2018

Government IT professionals surveyed, as part of F5 Networks' State of Application Delivery report, made it clear they are heavily focused on building the foundation necessary for application-driven digital transformation. Around the world, government organizations are shifting towards digital government, and with that we see government organizations embracing the cloud, adopting automation and orchestration, and adjusting security strategies ...

April 02, 2018

As March Madness is well underway, the journey to the NCAA basketball national championship feels much like the journey many organizations are on to achieve business success through digital transformation ...

March 21, 2018

Do you spend more time worrying about the "up-time" of your servers than the productivity of the employees who use them? Are you overly concerned with systems maintenance rather than software use cases? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you may need to consider low-code development ...

March 08, 2018

Digital leaders will outpace their rivals by adopting methodologies and mindsets that shorten software delivery cycles. They'll also get really, really good at rapid, iterative change following design thinking principles ...

February 22, 2018

The number of apps needed to to fully embrace digital transformation is increasing each year, and organizations are relying on their IT staff to meet and support this need. However, IT isn't always equipped to handle this increased demand. According to the 2017 State of Application Development Report, 62 percent of IT managers reported having a large app development backlog, with some having more than 10 apps waiting to be developed. To get this issue under control CIOs must create a well-defined app strategy that includes providing the tools developers need and incorporates a DevOps approach ...

February 12, 2018

Accelerating multi-cloud deployments are enabling organizations to select the cloud platform that best meets the requirements of a specific application, according to the 2018 State of Application Delivery report from F5 Networks. However, this also increases the challenges many companies face in managing operations and security across multiple clouds as they transform their application portfolio to compete in the digital economy ...

January 08, 2018

DevOps experts offer predictions on how DevOps and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2018. Part 8, the final installment, covers testing ...

January 04, 2018

DevOps experts offer predictions on how DevOps and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2018. Part 6 covers analytics and data ...

November 29, 2017

Companies today face a digital dilemma. How can they understand and discern if their approach to transforming their company to meet today's digital consumer is the right one? ...

September 26, 2017

Companies are placing a greater value on high performing IT professionals as IT demands continue to escalate, according to Puppet's DevOps Salary Report ...

September 13, 2017

IT-Business convergence is needed to deliver continuous change, but many of the current tools add complexity and fail to merge the two, according to the Panaya 2017 State of Functional Testing Report ...

August 21, 2017

Open source technologies are permeating every aspect of business operations and digital transformations. They are integral to mission-critical functionality. According to a recent survey from NodeSource, 91 percent of enterprise software developers believe new companies will be created from today's open source projects ...

March 06, 2017

The findings of an independent survey of IT leaders, application developers and database administrators, conducted by IDG Research for Datical, indicate that database administrators are unable to keep up with the pace and frequency of database changes caused by the accelerated pace of application releases, thus creating a bottleneck and delaying digital transformation initiatives. An overwhelming number of databases administrators (91 percent) and application development managers (90 percent) cited database updates as the cause for application release delays ...

March 02, 2017

A "Boost Caboose" is a secondary engine pulled on a trailer for the explicit purpose of increasing the output of the primary engine. In many ways, DevOps is its own form of Boost Caboose for application of agile methodologies within the modern software factory and SDLC/ADLC processes ...

January 27, 2017

"DevOps" may not appear on most enterprises' organizational charts, yet it's having a significant impact on the design of their IT architectures, driving the rise of the low code development, and permanently re-shaping the roles and responsibilities of IT organizations ...

November 09, 2016

DevOps implementations can be hindered by lack of involvement from both the business and technology leadership as the team initiates and creates the new DevOps culture. In Part 2 of the 3-part series on Challenges and Solutions for implementing DevOps, I will focus on technology leadership challenges and suggested solutions ...

November 04, 2016

DevOps is a powerful process that can catapult industry leaders into the next stratosphere of transformation success when combined with the right people, process, and technology. The converse is also true. Applying DevOps principles of agility, continuous integration and delivery without addressing broken processes, gaps in skillsets or technology – is a recipe for disaster. This 3 part blog series will focus on the people and process challenges that impact DevOps implementations across 3 areas – Business, Technology Leadership, and Technology Execution based on my research for my latest book, iSpeak Cloud: Embracing Digital Transformation. This first blog will focus on the Business & Technology interaction ....

July 27, 2016

A recent Gartner survey found that 41 percent of surveyed IT professionals believe their IT organization to be ready for the digital business of the next two years ...

June 06, 2016

CapTech provides tips for selecting the right partner for successful digital transformation ...

May 23, 2016

Businesses have under 2 years to make digital inroads before suffering financial and competitive losses, according to a recent global survey, Are Businesses Really Digitally Transforming or Living in Digital Denial? ...

May 11, 2016

There is a major disconnect between what is expected of IT by the business and what IT teams can actually deliver, according to the 2016 Connectivity Benchmark Report from MuleSoft ...

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