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Normalize Data

When, Why, and How to Normalize Data

Businesses today are collecting more data than ever. However, many companies are struggling to make the most out of the information that keeps piling up.   The…

PLC software

Product Lifecycle Management: A Detailed Guide

To make a software product that withstands the test of time, you need to support it every step of the way.   The best software solutions don’t…

ETL Process

What Is ETL? Understand ‘Extract, Transform, Load’ in Depth

Think about how an airport processes passengers. People enter the building, go through security checkpoints, and then wait in a central holding area until they fly…

Dependency Mapping

Dependency Mapping: A Complete Guide to Reducing Business Risk

Speed and efficiency are top priorities for most businesses that are producing software today. Simply put, software engineers need to move as quickly as possible when…

flow metrics

Using Flow Metrics to Measure Value Streams

IT administrators are under enormous pressure to bring software to market in a fast and cost-effective manner. To meet these objectives, IT departments often collect a…

Hofstadter's Law

Hofstadter’s Law: What It Is and What It Means for Planning

DevOps teams across the board are under enormous pressure to shorten software development cycles and pump out more and more releases. By doing so, they’re delivering…

Digital twin

Digital Twin: What It Is and How It’s Driving the Future of IT

We’re moving deeper into the fourth wave of the industrial revolution—or Industry 4.0, as some call it. To this end, we’re seeing rapid advancements taking place…

agile methodology steps

Adopting Agile Methodology: 6 Steps to Improved Delivery

Software development has changed rapidly over the last several decades. For the most part, companies would release software packages something like once a year. For example,…

software toolchain

The Software Toolchain: A Definition With Clear Examples

Historically, software development moved slowly. Companies might ship out a new suite of tools once a year—and that’s only if they were lucky. As an example,…

Enterprise Architecture

What Is Enterprise Architecture? A Practical Definition

There’s a reason more and more companies are migrating to the cloud and incorporating IoT technologies and artificial intelligence into their infrastructure. The tools deliver a…

continuous improvement

Continuous Improvement: A Model for Success in Your Organization

DevOps, agile methodologies, and continuous improvement (CI) have transformed the way that teams collaborate when they create software. Rather than waiting for several months or years…

what is predictive analytics

What Is Predictive Analytics and How Can It Help You?

Organizations have more data under their control than ever before. But as the Internet of Things starts growing and 5G networks come online, the age of…