The 10 DevOps tools that IT pros are using the most

Source – techrepublic.com By streamlining workflow and increasing efficiency across departments, DevOps tools are often a critical component of a successful digital transformation strategy for enterprises. According to ZDNet, companies with successful DevOps plans have “2,555 times faster lead times for their projects.” Yet IT departments still struggle with implementation. A recent survey from cloud sandbox software provider Quali pinpointed some key issues with adopting a DevOps strategy. Many departments, for instance, still used a ticket-based approach instead of using self-service

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8 QA Tips to Survive in the Digital Transformation Era

Source – techstory.in “90% of CEOs believe the Digital Transformation will impact their industry, but less than 15% are executing on a digital strategy.” – MIT Sloan & Capgemini This research says that each enterprise will need to adapt digital strategies in order to align the business processes and offer end-to-end customer experience. The digital transformation journey involves the huge investment into enterprise mobile apps for business operations, cloud computing for process co-ordination, Big Data for analyzing the data for the

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Low Code: What IT Needs to Know

Source – informationweek.com As low code, which minimizes the amount of coding needed to build out applications, becomes a new norm, it is important to consider how the rise of citizen developers will affect the enterprise. Across industries, from healthcare to manufacturing and financial services, organizations are undergoing digital transformations. This is creating a competitive job market for skilled developers, such as mobile app developers, and in turn, can cause a talent shortage. As demand for mobile apps in the

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You need your ‘cloud brain’ more than ever

Source – infoworld.com How we do IT is changing. As it changes, we need to alter the way we think about IT. I like to call that new thinking as having a “cloud brain.” So what the hell is a “cloud brain?” A few core attributes include the following: The ability to stop looking at all workloads as things that must exist in a corporate datacenter. Platforms can reside anywhere: colocation providers, cloud providers, in your datacenter, or on your

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How CIOs are transforming their organizations for the digital era

Source:- itworld.com Companies are facing a digital imperative to revamp business operations to better serve customers. To accommodate these shifts, CIOs are making sweeping organizational changes, adding new key roles, setting up innovation labs and tapping modern technologies to meet strategic mandates issued by their CEOs and boards. Social, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) forms the primary digital fuel for most IT organizations. But most CIOs eager to stay atop trends are also testing new products in artificial intelligence, machine

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5 tips for keeping up with IT change

Source:- gcn.com Hybrid IT — migrating some infrastructure to the cloud while continuing to maintain a significant number of applications and services onsite — is a shift in the technology landscape currently spreading across the federal government. Agencies are looking to realize the many benefits of the cloud (cost efficiency, agility) without the perceived drawbacks (security, compliance). Are agencies truly ready for this new type of environment? Or, a more targeted question: Are federal IT professionals ready for the shift?

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Controlling Chaos: DevOps And The Digital Transformation

Source:- minutehack.com Recently, you will no doubt have read numerous predictions and forecasting from tech industry experts outlining their expectations of the next 12 months, with Digital Transformation (DX) often at the forefront. DX is in full swing and many organisations are moving towards a more agile approach and adopting DevOps principles. Digital Transformation Most enterprises have already begun shifting their strategies to align with their current environment; one which leverages the value of data more than that of physical

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Why a combination of agile and DevOps is essential in propelling digital transformation

Source:- itproportal.com It’s no surprise that the current appetite for agile and DevOps is immense, largely driven by the pressures of the app economy and the need to deliver optimal customer value. Businesses are transforming the way in which they design, develop, and deliver applications so they can offer higher quality apps to customers, faster than ever before. In this environment, software development processes such as agile and DevOps practices, have become crucial to digital transformation success. Organisations want –

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The impact of new digital business models on IT services

Source:- cio.com Suddenly, on-shoring is becoming more in vogue. Like many U.S. CIOs and their C-suite colleagues, you may be actively exploring how to duplicate or offset the loss of cost benefits from offshore/labor-arbitrage services. I have good news for you, along with a crucial tip. Four primary factors are driving U.S. companies to make the move to onshore service delivery: Uncertainty associated with the potential of changing tax laws and border taxes, which could introduce a tax of 20

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What will we do when everything is automated?

Source:- opensource.com Recently, I came across a study the caused me to think beyond the day-to-day world of code-slinging in which I live. According to the study Myth and the Reality of Manufacturing in America (PDF), conducted by Center for Business and Economic Research at Ball State University in Indiana: “Almost 88% of job losses in manufacturing in recent years can be attributable to productivity growth, and the long-term changes to manufacturing employment are mostly linked to the productivity of American

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