3 Analogies for Cloud/DevOps Transformation That Can Turn Your Resisters into Champions

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By Pierre Moncassin and Peter Stokolosa  Resistance to change can sideline any project. Customers who embark on the transformation journey towards VMware’s cloud platforms, increasingly often as a stepping stone towards DevOps, inevitably must confront the challenge of resistance to change, which manifests itself in many forms and behaviors. Fostering a change in mindset towards transformation Read more...
VMworld 2016

VMworld 2016 Barcelona: Breakout Sessions You Shouldn’t Miss

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Download a handy guide.     Learn from the Experienced VMware Advisory and Operations Transformation Teams at VMworld 2016 Barcelona VMworld 2016 Barcelona kicks off in less than two weeks on October 17th.  Our Operations Transformation Services and Advisory Services teams will be there to extend their expertise to help customers get the most out Read more...

CIO Imperative: Master Customer Experience to Remain Relevant

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Begin a New Life as an Innovation Services Team and Deliver the Experience Your Customers Feel Entitled To By Heman Smith What is meant by customer experience – for those whom IT serves? Today’s customers are used to immediate access to an app, typically via a mobile device, immediate ability to execute a task, and Read more...

eBook- Agents of Change: CIO Priorities for 2016

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Today’s most successful enterprises are transforming themselves, upending business models, disrupting markets. What’s more, they’re turning on a dime – and the pace at which they’re doing so is only increasing. For these winners, that agility translates into increased customer satisfaction, better margins, and higher sales. For their IT functions – responsible for so much Read more...

A Foundation for DevOps: Establishing Continuous Delivery

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By Peg Eaton As Practice Director for VMware’s DevOps & Cloud Native Apps Professional Services team, I lead a a specialized team of developers with decades of experience helping customers reach their DevOps goals. In our experience, many organizations have accepted that they need to apply DevOps best practices to accelerate application delivery, and they are Read more...
What's Next - PaaS

Moving Beyond Infrastructure as a Service to Platform as a Service

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By Brian Martinez My VMware colleague Josh Miller recently explored how companies are extending a DevOps model into their infrastructure organizations and what can be done to speed that essential transition. I want to talk about the step after that. Where do you go after achieving infrastructure-as-a-service? Here’s how I think of it. Infrastructure as Read more...

3 Common Mistakes when Breaking Organizational Silos for Cloud and DevOps

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By Pierre Moncassin Every customer’s journey to Cloud, DevOps or other transformative initiatives is unique to an extent.  Yet all those journeys will come across a similar set of challenges.  With the exception of truly green-field projects, each transformation to Cloud/DevOps involves dealing with the weight of legacy – organizational and technical silos that hamper Read more...
Infrastucture Building Business Value

How DevOps is Changing Infrastructure and Providing Business Value

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By Josh Miller Infrastructure organizations are feeling more pressured than ever to innovate. They are being pushed by business unit leads and application teams to deliver on their part of software toolchain stacks at a faster pace. They are increasingly expected to be flexible and agile in how they operate and manage the platforms they Read more...