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The 8 Principles of Continuous Delivery

Continuous delivery promotes the adoption of an automated deployment pipeline to release software into production reliably and quickly. Its goal is to establish an optimized end-to-end process, enhance the development to production cycles, lower the risk of release problems and provide a quicker time to market. To that point,  Jez Humble and Dave Farley define the [...]

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Meeting Regulatory Compliance In Finance

As automation speeds up database development and reduces costly downtime, strict database regulatory compliance in finance is preventing organizations in this sector from adopting these practices.With the recent fast-paced wave of regulation, financial institutions need a tool that helps them achieve compliance and combat regulatory constraints. Challenges Presented by Strict Regulatory Compliance The task of [...]

The Rise Of DevOps in Financial Services

For a long time, financial service companies were infamous for their slow-moving IT ecosystems. However, since the rapid growth of DevOps in financial services, the industry has gone from the last horse in the race to the leader in innovation and modern software delivery practices. Then And Now. What Happened? DevOps in financial services was an [...]

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Six Ways CIOs Can Drive Digital Transformation

Growing a digital business is essential for virtually every enterprise across every industry. Large enterprises and small businesses alike are digitizing their internal and customer-facing processes and services to increase efficiency, scale their businesses, and collect meaningful data. Yet, while many companies have launched digital services to collect data, we haven’t fully tapped into the [...]

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12 tips for using DevOps to fuel digital transformation

DevOps, a mashup of "development" and "operations," describes the organizational structure, practices and culture required to enable rapid agile development and scalable operations. DevOps automates software assembly, leveraging continuous integration, development and deployment, to improve customer experiences, respond faster to business needs, and ensure that innovation is balanced with security and operational needs. 12 best [...]

Service Level Agreements: The Dos and Don’ts of SLA Management

The past few years have seen a huge increase in the amount of critical IT services that companies outsource to SaaS/IaaS/PaaS providers, be it security, storage, monitoring, or operations. Of course, along with any outsourcing to a service provider comes Service Level Agreements (SLA) to ensure that the vendor is held financially responsible for any lapses [...]

Devops: Continuous Integration vs Continuous Delivery vs Continuous Deployment

Continuous Integration (CI) Continuous Integration is a development practice where developers integrate code into a shared repository frequently, preferably several times a day. Each integration can then be verified by an automated build and automated tests. One of the key benefits of integrating regularly is that you can detect errors quickly and locate them more easily. [...]

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AI, Deep Learning, and Financial Services

AI, Deep Learning, and Financial Services The adoption of AI applications in financial industries is partly driven by the amount of data available. The increasing availability of storage and mandates requiring longer record retention have recently led to a massive increase in stored financial data. This data can now easily be used by deep learning [...]

New Digital Technologies Will Disrupt Banking Forever

Over the past several years, digital technologies have changed the once staid banking industry. The collection and advanced analysis of data has changed the way customers are viewed, and the introduction of mobile devices has altered the way consumers access their bank. In short, digital transformation is on the front burner of all banks and [...]

What’s Next? Predictions For The Banking Industry In 2018

The banking industry can no longer ignore the ‘elephant in the room’ regarding the need to update legacy operating systems. Beyond consumer-facing digitization, organizations must change back-end processes and people, investing in systems that will streamline transaction processing, customer support, credit processes, etc. According to the Forrester report, “Leading financial services groups such as BBVA, [...]

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