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Organizing and Structuring IT for DevOps

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  Conway’s Law teaches us that how an organization, group or team is structured has a great impact on the outcomes the organization produces. If you split a team responsible for a product into four sub-teams, the final product will be made up of four distinct components or modules. It is important, therefore, to organize Read more...

DevOps: The Three Types of Code

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Introduction In guiding our customers through the journey of implementing and optimizing around best practices in DevOps, we suggest a view that an application comprises three types of code. In this post I aim to describe these three code types and outline the value of understanding them in applying DevOps processes to Infrastructure and Operations Read more...

The Race to 5G – National Security, China and Economic Benefit

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  “We will improve America’s digital infrastructure by deploying a secure 5G Internet capability nationwide. These improvements will increase national competitiveness, benefit the environment, and improve our quality of life.” -Page 19 of the United States of America National Security Strategy report, released December 2017.   Thinking differently about 5G and its Security and Economic Read more...

Bridging the Skills Gap from Data Center to Cloud

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How the Skills Gap Emerged IT has been implementing private clouds and supporting the use of public clouds for several years now. But the pace of cloud adoption and usage has dramatically increased as companies across industries become digital businesses. As that pace quickens, IT must consider new ways to address concerns about data security Read more...

Thieves of Time: Part 1

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  Thieves of Time: Part 1 of your long answer to the 1-second question, “Have a sec?” Most IT leaders are very familiar with the Thieves of Time, enemies of the project schedule. They’re the co-worker who stops by to ask about a failing hard drive in the storage array, or the manager, who promised Read more...