American Airlines and DXC: Mainstreaming the mainframe for modernization

Mainframe systems have been a staple of the enterprise data center for decades. With solid reliability and outstanding processing speeds, the mainframe continues to oversee high-volume transactions for most of the world’s largest companies. As the number of transactional workloads continue to rise, the mainframe’s strategic relevance has only increased. Leaders know that mainframes provide […]

Testing as a Service: a better way to test applications

There’s a better way to test the software applications powering your latest business services. It’s called Testing as a Service. TaaS helps to improve the quality of your applications in a way that’s faster, more scalable, simpler and cheaper than traditional testing approaches. The need for a better, faster and more cost-effective way of testing […]

Check out the new Online DevOps Dojo

December 2020 Update: Read how our Online DevOps Dojo fits into our GitHub story in this DXC case study by GitHub. October 2020 Update: We added two new modules to the Online DevOps Dojo: Value Stream Mapping and DevOps Kaizen. The original blog post follows. DevOps dojos have been wildly popular as on-site workshops that […]

‘Documentation as code’ tools to get you started

Treating documentation as code has become an important part of the software development process. Companies are recognizing that the more they can treat documentation like source code, the more effective their documentation, software development and maintenance become. But it’s not only that — the entire ecosystem of teams supporting the software becomes more effective as […]

DevOps’ role in reaping the benefits of microservices

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 […]

Reducing risk in digital transformation

Digital transformation and enterprise risk management can be thought of as parallel highways. That’s because any transformation effort will introduce new risks and change to the organization’s overall security posture. As organizations continue their digital transformations, the transformation of security and risk management must be an integral part of that journey. Organizations must integrate security […]

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 […]

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 […]