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Serverless: What and Why? A Complete Guide for IT Leaders

Has your laptop, phone, or projector ever stopped working when you needed it most? If so, you aren’t alone. It’s happened to me more times than…

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Hybrid Cloud: A Complete Intro and Guide for IT Leadership

The use of the cloud is inevitable for most companies because cloud computing is necessary for a company that wants to keep up to date with…

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Digital Transformation Strategy: Your 6 Steps for Success

Digital transformation is all the rage these days, and for good reason. From saving costs and increased productivity to happier customers and higher profitability, digital transformation…

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Understanding the Andon Cord as the Key to Lean Operations

Enhanced productivity with a skyrocketing revenue! Isn’t it every business owner’s dream? Even though that’s the goal of every firm, not all businesses are fortunate enough…

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Containerization: A Definition and Best Practices Guide

There are many ways for operations teams to approach hardware management. Some build dedicated hardware for different applications within their stack. Some use virtualization to simplify…

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Top 4 Digital Transformation Challenges (And how to solve them)

Companies across industries are investing in digital transformations to improve productivity and deliver innovative customer-centric software. Digital native companies continue to reshape markets, leaving traditional incumbents…

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Understanding Microservices and Their Impact on Companies

“If you went to bed last night as an industrial company, you’re going to wake up today as a software and analytics company.”  This is a…

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Test Data Management: What This Means and 3 Tools to Use

Being part of the IT leadership in an organization might have its perks, but it also means you have to be familiar with tech jargon. For…

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Bimodal IT: Definition, Implications, and Dangers

When you’ve been using a certain business method for a long time, you don’t start using a new one just because it’s shiny, new, and cool….

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How Lean and Agile Relate and How You Can Win by Using Both

We often consider lean and agile to be two different methodologies to writing software. However, if we take the principles of lean to heart, we end…

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Lean Software Development and the 7 Principles That Drive It

A primary goal of software development teams is delivering valuable features and products as quickly and effectively as possible. One way they can optimize how quickly…

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Scaled Agile Framework Version 4.6: What Is It and Should You Adopt It?

In 2010, leaders of forward-thinking enterprises began asking themselves how they could adopt software development methodologies such as lean, kanban, and scrum on a larger scale….