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Cloud Native is the new term that Google, VMware, SAP and many others are using to describe a Netflix-inspired technology evolution to a microservices architecture and [...] The post Going Cloud Native – Harnessing Microservices and DevOps to Transform your Digital Organization a...
EBook This ebook provides an executive introduction into Business Architecture (BA) best practices, and how they can be leveraged quickly to drive Digital Transformation strategies. [...] The post Digital Business Architecture – From Canvas to Blueprint appeared first on CBPN.
The intersection of microservices and identity architecture. The post Microservices and Identity: Stormpath appeared first on CBPN.
Radical Agility One of the primary goals of our upcoming ‘Microservices Cookbook’ is a focus on real world deployment. As a new technology trend microservices [...] The post E-Commerce Microservices – Harnessing Next Generation ERP appeared first on CBPN.
DevOps Integration Hub As Tasktop suggest in their blog one of the key bottlenecks constricting the throughput of DevOps teams is the lack of integration between the [...] The post DevOps Integration Hub: Platform for ‘DevOps Recipes’ appeared first on CBPN.
An introduction to the CBPN Solution Channel Program. The post The CBPN Solutions Channel – A ‘Solutions Recipe’ approach to building the Cloud Channel appeared first on CBPN.
Hand in hand with launching a new site feature – ‘Solution Recipes’, we’ve started on a new accompanying ebook: “The Microservices Cookbook – A Platform [...] The post Wanted: Recipes for the Microservices Cookbook appeared first on CBPN.
ADOP – Accenture DevOps Platform Described in this blog is the news Accenture open sourced their own DevOps design and tool set, and also an [...] The post Accenture: Open Source DevOps Platform appeared first on CBPN.
Recently I’ve upgraded this CBPN web portal with a number of additional Cloud tools, most notably a Github implementation and Aha.io for PLM, integrating the [...] The post Enterprise Best Practices – Github is the new groupware appeared first on CBPN.
Over five years ago New York City pioneered the concept of the Digital City, publishing a tech roadmap laying out their plan for realizing their vision [...] The post New York City – Social Democracy Roadmap for the Digital City appeared first on CBPN.
Social Operating Systems Another headline Smart City presentation at TMF Live was from Dr Jonathan Reichental, CIO for the City of Palo Alto, entitled: Creating [...] The post Building Social Operating Systems for Digital Cities appeared first on CBPN.
Recently I profiled Milton Keynes as an exemplar Cloud case study for a Smart City blueprint. Another awesome case study that builds upon this scenario [...] The post Agile Fractal Grid – Smart Grid Blueprint appeared first on CBPN.
NFVaaS DevOps Transformation A headline theme of NFVaaS is one not about technology but about organizational transformation, shifting to the ‘DevOps’ mode of IT delivery, [...]
An especially powerful aspect of the TM Forum is their ‘Catalyst Projects’, a portfolio of prototype focused projects that set out to identify and solve [...]
Building the NFVaaS Ecosystem One easy way to visualize the intended end results of the innovation work of industry projects like the TMF’s ‘ZOOM‘ initiative, [...]
Our efforts to develop an industry roadmap for NFVaaS includes direct participation in the relevant industry forums, in particular the TM Forum’s project to ‘Build [...]
Our analysis of AT&T’s SDN and Cloud strategy sets the scene for the recent moves of one of the industry’s major players – Gigaspaces. Their Cloudify product is [...]
A question that’s likely to arise for many considering implementing a Business Architecture practice is how it might relate to their existing skills and artifact [...]
Providing an executive summary of Business Architecture best practices, through describing the journey of ‘Canvas to Blueprint’, is easy to do because there are already [...]
Bringing Agile to the Whole Organization One of my principle goals with this content is captured in this HBR article ‘Bringing Agile to the Whole Organization‘, which is to [...]
From Canvas to Blueprint Business Architecture is a set of best practices defined by organizations like the OMG and the Business Architecture Guild, that provide a [...]
As the Enterprise Irregulars discuss in this blog the Cloud Native model is underpinned by early maturity model work. Cloud Aware Application Maturity The ODCA describe the [...]
CBPN Insight Using existing management best practices notably Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints, any organization can systemically apply new ‘DevOps’ software practices to [...]
The Milton Keynes MK:Smart project, their Smart City initiative, is a world leading case study that others can learn from. Smart City Platform – Innovation Ecosystem [...]
Cloud Native primarily represents the fusion of two core technical architecture and organizational design concepts: Microservices and DevOps. The Rise of Cloud Native It also means [...]
John Donovan leads the Domain 2.0 initiative for AT&T, and in this video describes their work with and vision for OpenStack. He sets the scene [...]
DCAE – Real-Time Analytics and Cloud Management Another of the main foundations of the AT&T Domain 2.0 program is the ‘DCAE’ framework: Data Collection, Analytics and Events. [...]
The primary reference backbone for our NFVaaS Roadmap is the technical standards work from ETSI, most notably ‘MANO‘, which specifies how telcos can implement Cloud Native [...]
The entire technical design for a digital-enabled smart city is a reference architecture that’s available from a number of expert industry sources. For example an architecture [...]
Network DevOps: Target Operating Model A critical artifact required to plan business transformation programs, such as the shift to an NFVaaS sales model, is the [...]
Last week I was at TMF Live, the annual telco conference organized by the TM Forum. It’s a huge industry showcase, with a powerful sub-thread [...]
As demonstrated by the latest issue of Harvard Business Review having a section dedicated to it, the ‘Platform’ business model has entered the mainstream consciousness. [...]
Data Centre and Application Consolidation The primary business benefit outputs of a business transformation-driven virtualization project are achieved through multiple levels of consolidation. This includes [...]
The CBPN is building ‘Roadmap Solution Communities‘ around key Industry Requirements – From telco NFVaaS through to Government Cloud procurement programs, such as the USA’s NIST [...]
The ‘Platform Manifesto‘ describes APIs as one of the key building blocks of a Platform Business Model. Digital leaders like Pearson have pioneered them to [...]
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Another of the main foundations of the AT&T Domain 2.0 program is the ‘DCAE’ framework: Data Collection, Analytics and Events. In short their Big Data platform for enabling smart management. “In the D2 vision, virtualized functions across various layers of functionality are expected t...
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The conversations about the Cloud industry tend to be dominated, understandably, by AWS, Microsoft and Google as the main providers, and the tech pioneers that utilize them, like Netflix. We don’t tend to look at the ‘plumbing’, the telco service providers who deliver...
The primary reference backbone for our NFV Ecosystem is the technical standards work from ETSI, most notably ‘MANO’, which specifies how telcos can implement Cloud Native principles like virtualization and containers. In November 2012 seven of the world’s leading tele...