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Other vendor examples offer the full integrated suite, such as Tasktop’s Integration Hub. As they suggest in their blog one of the key bottlenecks constricting the throughput of DevOps teams is the lack of integration between the different tools used to complete the software deve...
There are also a wealth of open source options for building a toolchain. Described in this blog is the news Accenture open sourced their own DevOps design and tool set, and also an overview for how you can repeat your own implementation of their powerful model. ‘ADOP’ ̵...
As this IDC report shows only 25% of organizations have repeatable strategies for Cloud adoption, with 32% having no Cloud strategy at all, describing the need for a best practice based repeatable framework for planning Cloud adoption that drives business success. This Forbes posting f...
Serverless Computing Serverless Cloud Computing is a great example of both the dynamism of Cloud services and also how this infrastructure evolution is changing the very nature of software engineering itself. Serverless computing is a cloud computing execution model in which the cloud ...
By following the USA-led agenda of Cloud First we can also look to them to envisage a future of where this can lead. As this video interview describes in those early times the AWS Public Sector Summit was also still a small event of only 50 people in a hotel basement. Now it’s a ...
In short Cloudsoft makes this reuse possible, offering a Cloud management platform where the underlying system configurations required to repeat the implementations can be defined via ‘application blueprints’, a method for defining them as templates that can then be instant...
Azure GovCloud As part of their Azure for Government suite Microsoft also tailors their Cloud solutions for public sector needs. They have also demonstrated compliance with Government Cloud security requirements, publishing a blueprint defining this for the UK G-Cloud. Open Data Scienc...
Niall Creech, Head of Cloud Engineering at the Ministry of Justice, provides this excellent case study of the type of benefits Scottish agencies can seek from doing so, documenting their move to the AWS Cloud as shifting to Government at Scale. Other agencies like the Home Office are a...
For example this presentation describes an ‘Agile Approach to Mass Migrations‘, providing a comprehensive primer on a wholesale transformation framework that is based on and can integrate with existing Agile practices, achieved through building a Cloud Centre of Excellence ...
Harnessing the Cloud to build dynamic, disruptive business models. The post Digital Disruptors: “Born on the Cloud” appeared first on CBPN.
Cloud Solution Design In their white paper Microsoft IT transitions core business applications to Microsoft Azure PaaS1, Microsoft explores the dynamics that can be considered when determining whether IaaS, PaaS or SaaS is the right option for your Cloud Migration project, through deta...
As the Enterprise Irregulars discuss in this blog the Cloud Native model is underpinned by early maturity model work, a journey that sees applications transform from a traditional to a fully Cloud-centric architecture: I. Cloud Ready A simple app that is Cloud ready by using basic Clou...
As this IDC report shows only 25% of organizations have repeatable strategies for Cloud adoption, with 32% having no Cloud strategy at all, describing the need for a best practice based repeatable framework for planning Cloud adoption that drives business success. This Forbes posting f...
In a VentureBeat article the author envisions ‘the future of enterprise tech‘, describing how pioneering organizations like Netflix are entirely embracing a Cloud paradigm for their business, moving away from the traditional approach of owning and operating your own data ce...
Evolving digital maturity and competitiveness through Business Architecture. The post Business Architecture-driven Digital Transformation Maturity appeared first on CBPN.
The most powerful business benefit for large enterprise organizations migrating to the Cloud is the modernization of their legacy applications. For example in Canada legacy woes contribute to a perception IT is just there as a maintenance function, not to add strategic value, meaning ...
Microsoft describes how to build a Line of Business Platform as a Service atop Azure. The post IaaS or PaaS – Migrating Legacy Microsoft Applications to Azure ‘Business as a Platform’ appeared first on CBPN.
Accelerating Digital Innovation – Speeding Concept to Cash To determine the business case for the Cloud Native technologies of microservices, containers and Continuous Deployment the key dynamic is ‘Business Value Throughput’. Ie. not just speeding up the production o...
The Cloud Native architecture maturity model is central to a more dynamic and mature IT infrastructure that makes possible digital transformation and competitive advantage The post Cloud Native Maturity Model appeared first on CBPN.
Enterprise Cloud maturity can be accelerated through VMware Cloud on AWS. The post AWS / VMware Enterprise Cloud adoption maturity – VMware Cloud on AWS appeared first on CBPN.
In their 2014 CIO Agenda report Gartner describes how ‘Taming the Digital Dragon’ (12 page PDF) is key to digital transformation strategies, with the hybrid cloud platform model as the enabling technology blueprint and business model. As their ‘We are here’ arrow describes, Gartner pro...
British hosting and colocation specialist Pulsant has announced the acquisition of LayerV, a specialist public cloud solution integration company with a strong focus on compliance and automation. LayerV is a welcome addition to our portfolio and brings with it exclusive IP around regul...
How to Migrate from Legacy Routers to SD
Microsoft is positioning the deal, announced on August 15, as a way for it to enable its customers to use high-performance computing and other "Big Computing" capabilities in the public cloud.
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The first phase of a Cloud Transformation project determines the principle scope of the exercise based on the business goals,
Cloud Solution Design is the review and planning process to translate customer requirements into deployed Cloud services that meet those
Adapting a large enterprise to exploit the new business opportunities presented by the On Demand Economy is no small feat. However,
DevOps only accelerates one part of a business, software engineering. It doesn’t speed up how quickly sales teams can turn
The bulk of huge Government IT and process costs arise from very small data errors. As a highly siloed organization
Massive new startups like Uber taxis, Airbnb and many more are pioneering the ‘On Demand Economy’, implementing a Cloud-based On
The overall goal of the Cloud Native formula is the shift to DevOps practices, and this section begins to describe
GaaP – Government as a Platform In Chapter 2 of Open Government Tim O’Reilly first coins the term Government as a