DevOps or disappear: 5 reasons business leaders need to embrace development and operational IT integration

Source:- information-age.com With digital technology at the heart of the global economy, DevOps is fast becoming a critical component of successful, lean businesses. Companies are becoming dependent on digital technology that is no longer confined to a supporting role but instead is increasingly at the heart of business value creation. But to what extent do business leaders really understand the full potential of an approach which is steeped in IT operations and culture? Here are five reasons why they should switch on to DevOps and

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Cloud to help emerging markets diminish tech, cost barriers.

Source- rcrwireless.com The cloud is a powerful transformational agent for emerging markets, but only when dovetailed with other emerging and evolving digital technologies to deliver complete solutions.  The International Data Corporation or IDC’s top 10 predictions for IT, 2019, says that by 2022, 40% of organizations’ cloud developments will execute artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms. IDC forecasts that by 2022, any endpoint device on a cloud-enabled network will be performing AI-driven inferencing and relying on machine learning algorithms to continually ‘learn’ which

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Security is biggest hurdle to effective digital transformation

Source- itp.net Cyber security risks are the biggest challenge to digital transformation, according to a new survey from Fortinet. The 2018 Security Implications of Digital Transformation Survey found that 85% of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and Chief Security Officers (CSOs) believe that security is the biggest hurdle to properly implementing DX. The independent report surveyed over 300 CISOs and CSOs at 2,500+ employee organisations around the world, and found that 67% have already embarked on digital transformation, while 95%

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What is digital transformation?

Source – techradar.com Digital transformation refers to the incorporation of digital technology across all areas of a business, changing how the business operates. This is a powerful concept, which businesses that want to be on the cutting edge embrace, and it’s increasingly essential as the Constellation Research 2017 Digital Transformation Study indicates that “64% of organizations recognize digital transformation as essential to driving profits.” While the need for digital transformation is clearly present, with so many different types of businesses, the process of

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Decoding Disruptive DevOps for QA – Solving the TCoE Conundrum

Source – cio.economictimes.indiatimes.com In order to accommodate the wave of digital technology sweeping across the business world today, organisations must constantly operate in an agile and DevOps mode. This can help to ensure faster release cycles and foster closer collaboration between various teams. This digital transformation also means that IT environments are becoming ever-more complex, as businesses look to cater to next generation technologies like cloud, mobility and analytics. All of this taken together means that it’s often a challenge for

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DevSecOps in the app economy

Source – itweb.co.za DevSecOps is crucial in the app economy. When a business depends on digital technology, securitycan’t be bolted onto apps as an afterthought. Similar to DevOps, which integrates IT operations earlier into the software development cycle, DevSecOps brings security into the development process sooner. This ensures security is built in to digital applications from the outset. Seven steps to effective identity-centric security There is a strong business case for embracing identity-centric approaches to security. But, how do businesses get started? How do they

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Security teams must embrace DevOps practices or get left behind

Source – techtarget.com All companies, whether they realize it or not, are technology companies. Digital technology is transforming businesses. It is changing how companies operate and how they deliver value to customers. This increased reliance on technology is driven by the desire to bring new products and services to market in a faster, more efficient way to meet customer demand. New technology, including microservices and the public cloud, as well as various DevOpspractices, is now commonly utilized to bring products to market faster. Despite

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Cloud + DevOps: A Winning Combination

Source – it-infrastructure.cioreview.com “It takes two flints to make a fire.”—Louisa May Alcott As the use of digital technology and the app economy mushroom, businesses and organizations struggle to provide all the storage and infrastructure they need in their own data centers. For business, it’s not simply a challenge; it’s a matter of survival. Without safe storage and rapidly available infrastructure they can’t stay competitive. Hence, the cloud. The app economy demands more than just storage and infrastructure to stay competitive,

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