IT DevOps: One Size Does Not Fit All

IT DevOps: One Size Does Not Fit All

IT DevOps can have an impact on the entire application delivery cycle. From improving deployment frequency—which can lead to faster time-to-market—to shortening lead times for new releases with lower failure rates, the goal of DevOps is to maximize the predictability, efficiency, security and maintainability of the simplest mobile app to the most complex transactional system. The key to successful DevOps is applying the right level of collaboration and employing the right tools to ensure that DevOps improves quality and productivity rather than hinders it.

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Original Author: Miles Blatstein

3 Themes for Data Governance in 2016

3 Themes for Data Governance in 2016

Consequently, the demands for big data governance are greater than ever, as organizations attempt to implement policies to reflect their corporate values and sate customer needs in a world in which increased regulatory consequences and security breaches are not aberrations.

 

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Original Author: Jelani Harper

What Makes for a Useful Medical Patient Portal?

What Makes for a Useful Medical Patient Portal? - Security Intelligence (blog)

Certainly, the security implications of having your personal medical history just a few browser clicks away can be an issue, but there are still good and bad portals designs from both the doctors’ and patients’ points of view. Let’s look at what can be done to ensure a better customer experience while still keeping patient information protected.

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Original Author: dstrom

Testing: Mind the DevOps Gap

Testing: Mind the DevOps Gap

If DevOps is a continuum, it starts with planning and development, and ends with deployment into operations. Much of the focus in DevOps and within the DevOps toolchain has been on application build automation (development) and deployment of apps into operations. But, for DevOps to pay off, there must be a continuous flow and automation […]

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Original Author: Contributor

Make Closing the Application Performance Gap a Priority in 2016

Make Closing the Application-Performance Gap a Priority in 2016

Nastel agrees and provides these priorities in Application Performance: “… always reduce the amount of time to address the situation. Easy-to-use dashboards that clearly identify the source of the problem are a must-have to ensure your fluency in the complicated language of application-aware network-performance management.”
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Original Author: Steve Brar

Cybersecurity Investing In Israel By The Numbers

Cybersecurity Investing In Israel By The Numbers

With the cybersecurity market growing to a gigantic size, it is well established that Israel is a hotbed of innovation and startups in the space. The end of then year is a good time for summaries and wrapping things up, so I took a look at statistics as gleaned from the database of IVC to put some quantitative observations behind this major wave.

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Original Author: Erez Ofer

5 Predictions for Application Performance Management in 2016

5 Predictions for Application Performance Management in 2016

One can safely say that Application Performance Management (APM) will grow even further in importance in 2016 as businesses turn to application software to operate their key internal and external processes. But we can also expect some changes in the focus of APM purchasers and software vendors in 2016:

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End-User Analytics: A Reality Check to SLAs

End-User Analytics: A Reality Check to SLAs

Everyone understands that a great user experience is vital for customers, but few organizations give the same level of consideration to their own employees. This lack of insight into the internal end-user experience leads to frustration, inefficiency and waste. Detailed analysis can lift the curtain, exposing the gap between your service level agreements (SLAs) and […]

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Original Author: Nicholas Lee

3 Ways to Develop the Perfect DevOps Culture

3 Ways to Develop the Perfect DevOps Culture

DevOps is not a new concept, but it is still maturing. In the seven years since the first “DevOps Day” took place in Europe, DevOps’ influence has spread to every corner of the world. Many organizations have embraced the concept, and it’s changed the way business is done. These companies have benefited from removing the […]

 

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Original Author: Miles Blatstein