Is Your Organization ‘Fit for the Future’?

Source- devops.com This was a question explored by CIO Platform Nederland and the DevOps Agile Skills Association(DASA) in a recent event I attended, hosted by Transavia. Many organizations have already embarked or are about to embark upon Agile transformation initiatives, driven by growing business demands. This event focused on sharing experiences, learning from the practical examples (successes and lessons learned) from Transavia and ABN AMRO, and exploring the way forward to successfully create a high-performing IT culture that is “Fit for the Future.” The event

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The future of open source and DevOps.

Source- jaxenter.com Only a few short years ago, organizations considered open source to be a high risk. These days, enterprises and governments alike are embracing open source and placing it at the center of their software development stacks. IBM’s recent acquisition of Red Hat and Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub, which is the home of many open source projects, show that open source has won the hearts and minds of the general populace. In fact, if you’re not already using open source,

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The Truth About Cloud Storage and Its Future

Source- computer.howstuffworks.com When many of us upload a file to the cloud, we tend to think it will be there forever, ready to be downloaded and accessed on command, or at least when you have a good internet connection. But the truth about the cloud is that it’s actually just a bunch of other hard drives, and your files are really only accessible as long as your provider stays in business and the data formats in which your files are saved are

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How the Pentagon clouds its future

Source – washingtontimes.com Before D-Day, Gen. George Patton commanded an army that didn’t exist. His First U.S. Army Group was supposedly training around East Anglia. It featured phony tanks so German spy planes could report on them. It kept up a steady stream of radio traffic so German spies could track the movements of troops. And it featured divisions that seemed to be preparing to invade Calais. It was all a ruse, a diversionary tactic to keep the Germans from realizing

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Hybrid Cloud Is The Future Of Cloud Hosting?

Source – hostreview.com Many organizations have accepted the cloud as the way forward to grow their business. Organizations who are already using private or public cloud solutions have started releasing the importance of having benefits of both worlds – hybrid cloud. With the hybrid solution, they not only save costs through pay-as-you-go pricing models (public cloud), but also they get higher security for mission-critical applications (private cloud). Cloud computing has evolved excessively in recent years, but the hybrid cloud is making

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The future of IT: Fewer workers, more data analysts

Source – information-management.com Organizations are in the midst of redesigning IT operations in order to better meet the demands of external customers, and that is creating the need to redefine many job roles. Unfortunately, many organizations say they lack sufficient skills on staff in the areas of analytics and data management. That is the conclusion of a new study – “As Tech Management Structures Change, Roles Become More Strategic and Externally Focused” – by Forrester Research. Authored by Marc Cecere, the

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