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Transforming DevOps With Human-In-The-Loop Automation

Transforming DevOps With Human-In-The-Loop Automation

As of 2019, Deloitte found that 58% of the organizations they surveyed have already started using some form of technology to automate business processes. Oftentimes, automation is touted as a complete solution for managing the complex software stacks of today. However, automation can be difficult because it requires working around a variety of third-party systems and APIs,…
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Why No One Understands Agile, SCRUM & DevOps & Why Perfect Technology Abstractions Are Sure To Fail

Why No One Understands Agile, SCRUM & DevOps & Why Perfect Technology Abstractions Are Sure To Fail

Whether it’s Agile, DevOps, SCRUM, enterprise architecture, digital transformation or even cloud computing, we always wax poetic about how they will save a fortune, generate new revenue and, OMG, change everything. Technologists write business cases, sell them to non-technology executives and then proceed with unjustified optimism. This time it’s Agile methodology and its cousins SCRUM and DevOps.

How much of a SaaS companies’ revenue should come from services?

How much of a SaaS companies’ revenue should come from services?

There is a fundamental issue in the SaaS market; If a SaaS company makes more money from services that from their software, then they are not motivated to make their software better, because it would actually reduce their revenue.

There Is No Cloud Security Market Segment

There Is No Cloud Security Market Segment

Yes, there are plenty of security solutions that protect cloud assets, but there is no cloud security segment in the Directory published in Security Yearbook 2020.

Neural Networks And Machine Learning Are Powering A New Era Of Perceptive Intelligence

A Massive Opportunity Exists To Build ‘Picks And Shovels’ For Machine Learning

Machine Learning – Many multi-billion-dollar companies have been built by providing tools to make software development easier and more productive. Venture capitalists like to refer to businesses like these as “pick and shovel” opportunities, a reference to Mark Twain’s famous line: “When everyone is looking for gold, it’s a good time to be in the…
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Build Vs Buy: The ongoing enterprise software dilemma

Build Vs Buy: The ongoing enterprise software dilemma

Why DevOps is (still) a work in progress

Why DevOps is (still) a work in progress

DevOps was supposed to fix everything, right? Okay well maybe not everything, but the coming together of Dev (developers) and Ops (operations) under the umbrella that is DevOps was meant to give us a new way of building software with greater team proximity that would ultimately result in better end products for the user. Don’t…
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Facebook alumni forge own paths to big data analytics tools

Startups Interana and Rockset differ in their approaches to providing new query capabilities on fast-arriving big data. Both are led by technologists who started at Facebook. Software engineers at Facebook forged many of the software types that now comprise big data analytics tools. Hive, Presto, Scuba and other tools were created at Facebook to drive…
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Why You Need DevOps and the Cloud – Two of today’s biggest Tech Trends

DevOps and the cloud are not only two of today’s biggest tech trends, but are inextricably linked. Research from DORA’s 2018 Accelerate State of DevOps Report and Redgate’s 2019 State of Database DevOps Report outline a clear correlation between cloud and DevOps adoption, with the two working together to contribute to greater business success. Looking into the link in…
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Using Nastel’s MQSpeedtest to Test MQ Performance in a Multi-hop Architecture

Nastel has a free download available here called AutoPilot MQSpeedtest for IBM MQ. Discussing using MQSpeedtest in an architecture with multiple queue managers.