Spending it wisely Some business functions in an organisation tend to attract more technology investment than others. The same concentration bias also seems to apply to some type of projects...
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Good strategy requires a healthy understanding of the end goal before the methods to reach it are hashed out, and much of this understanding lends itself to “Strategic Planning.” Enterprise Architecture is a strategic planning process that translates an enterprise’s business vision and strategy into effective enterprise change.
OpenStack use, and the pattern of users’ new deployments, were shown at the OpenStack 2016 conference in Austin, Texas, via the highlights of the OpenStack Foundation’s own survey of more than 1,600 respondents worldwide. The overview of survey results, accessible online via a Google search, casts more light on an important technology affecting the build-out of new cloud infrastructure.
The April, 2016, survey was the seventh one conducted by the OpenStack Foundation, to see how user adoption patterns are changing, over time. The shift in deployment types it reveals is significant, because new OpenStack releases are rolled out each year. This cycle roughly coincides with the two OpenStack conferences held annually.
In this episode of the Manhattans Project, special guests Matt Watson and Jason Taylor from Stackify join me to talk about their new free development monitoring utility, Prefix. What is Prefix, and what makes it “The Developer’s Sidekick?” How can it be used to repair application code problems in real time, and how does that complement a DevOps workflow? Let’s find out!
In the age of Big Data, companies are pushing to collect and analyze as many data sources as possible so they can enrich the customer experience and drive sales. One way to gather rich data is by integrating Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools with business intelligence (BI) platforms. CRM provides companies with customer-centric data that directly relates to satisfaction, engagement, and experience metrics – while BI can add an additional layer to present this data in a meaningful and actionable way.
I read an article recently that was critical of a local CIO that made the decision to outsource the IT department of his corporation. Although I agree that the optics are poor...