Applications

News, trends and insights about applications services, enterprise and cloud apps

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 […]

Hybrid IT tactics and techniques

As companies embrace hybrid IT, they must address both technology and the human side of change. There are several key actions to take: Staff and train differently: As applications move from traditional platforms to the cloud, current IT staff needs to be trained and re-skilled. Companies should recruit developers adept in Agile methodologies. Siloes should […]

What’s the difference between containers and virtual machines?

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I was at a conference recently when I realized the person I was talking with thought that containers were just smaller versions of virtual machines (VM). Ah, no. No, they’re not. Yes, they can function in the same ways from a practical viewpoint. For example, they’re both commonly used to run server applications. How they […]

Fundamentals of a digital business platform

Today’s modern enterprise leverages a digital business platform as the foundation for digital applications. A digital business platform provides the agility to build and support the dynamic nature of modern applications. So what do these platforms look like? A digital business platform is based on three pillars: intelligence, orchestration and automation. It is a primary […]

How to get more business value from your cloud investment

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Is your organization looking to get more business value from its investments in the cloud? Join the club. While there’s no universal approach for moving to the cloud, there are many proven ways to get the most value. These include approaching the cloud not as a technology move, but as a business decision. This makes […]