Applications

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DevOps’ role in reaping the benefits of microservices

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In the world of “one-up” IT, it seems like almost everyone is wanting to understand how to integrate microservices into their solution architecture. And rightly so. The benefits of using microservices are numerous and varied. Let’s examine some of these positives and consider if they can help you solve some of the problems that you […]

Ignore the hysteria, Cloud Foundry is just fine

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Recently, Rishidot analyst Krishnan Subramanian proclaimed the Cloud Foundry, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud, had met its demise as a standalone platform. Really? That’s news to me, and I cover Cloud Foundry like paint. What got Subramanian so frazzled was Cloud Foundry started offering Docker in place of its own container runtime, Garden. And at the recent […]

Leading organizations are optimistic about the future of work. Are you?

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Forward-thinking organizations aren’t anxious about the future of work. They’re excited. Why? Because these organizations have already figured out how to thrive in the face of the skills shortage — and how to attract, engage, and retain great employees despite the war for talent. What are they doing that others aren’t? They’re becoming learning organizations. […]

The two most common questions companies ask about artificial intelligence and machine learning

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are rapidly evolving to help companies with both digital transformation and innovation. There has been a lot of hype and discussion about these topics, and, in a very short time, we have moved the conversation from “AI is cool” to “AI can drive specific business outcomes.” Experience has […]

Why a “design for operations” approach is essential for service-based IT

To deliver on digital transformation and improve business performance, enterprises are adopting a “design for operations” approach to software development and delivery. By “design for operations” we mean that software is designed to run continuously, with frequent incremental updates that can be made at scale. The approach takes into consideration the end-to-end costs of delivering […]

Comment rester agile lorsque votre équipe projet n’est pas réunie au même endroit

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Pour rester agiles, les entreprises doivent réunir leurs équipes de développement projet à proximité de leur client pour obtenir une collaboration optimale et améliorer leur intimité client. Dans la pratique, cette implantation n’est pour autant pas toujours possible.  Il est très courant que les membres de l’équipe de développement soient basés dans différents pays, ou […]

Complexity in learning: Best practices for the future of work

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Today’s high performing organizations know that the world of learning has undergone tremendous change, and they need to put employees at the center. Employees require a lifetime of continuous learning to keep pace with change. An innovative approach to learning can help tackle the workforce skills gap, retain talent, increase performance and improve productivity. Organizations […]

Bases de una plataforma de negocio digital

Cualquier empresa moderna utiliza hoy una plataforma de negocio digital como base principal de sus aplicaciones digitales. Este tipo de infraestructura digital proporciona la agilidad necesaria para poder construir y soportar el carácter dinámico de las aplicaciones modernas. Pero, ¿cómo son estas plataformas? En general, se sustenta sobre tres grandes pilares; inteligencia, orquestación y automatización. […]

Votre département RH mérite les meilleures solutions cloud

La plupart des entreprises intègrent en priorité de nouveaux outils informatiques destinés au département commercial et marketing. Pourtant, le succès de l’entreprise réside dans l’embauche et la rétention des meilleurs talents. Plutôt que de commencer une transformation digitale destinée en priorité aux clients, pourquoi ne pas commencer par vos employés en offrant les meilleurs outils […]

Cómo potenciar la entrega ágil, cuando su equipo de desarrollo no tiene una misma ubicación

La ubicación conjunta de los equipos de desarrollo Agile, con el cliente o la unidad de negocios correspoindiente, es la mejor forma de potenciar la colaboración y comunicación con el cliente. Sin embargo, la ubicación conjunta no siempre es factible. Los miembros del equipo de desarrollo suelen trabajar desde múltiples ubicaciones geográficas, así como el […]