DevOps

New Scrum: Working Remotely

New Scrum: Working Remotely

As the world is becoming more dependent on global partners, teams are joining forces with employees from around the world. To keep pace with the rapidly changing industry, companies are utilizing management strategies like Scrum, DevOps, and DevSecOps to increase productivity and communication. This left many remote teams in the dark... until now. Meet the new “distributed scrum team.” 

SOA in the Teen Years

SOA in the Teen Years

Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is now a teen. In the early 2000s, SOA was just becoming the leading-edge discussion point for architects. Now that SOA has passed its awkward, gangly stage and is fully into its informative teen years, maturing nicely. And, just like any teen, SOA is developing its own language and approach. As I speak to people, some get confused with the use of the new terms. 

What is Holacracy?

What is Holacracy?

Many people in the workforce are disenfranchised with the company they work for and have limited loyalty to the company. There are several factors surfacing this feeling in current and new workforce entrants. Holacracy is a different approach to running a company that removes structure and distributes authority and responsibility.

What is the Internet of Things?

What is the Internet of Things?

Boy, I LOVE a good marketing effort to advance ideas forward. DevOps is IT’s approach to applying Lean best practices to SOA and the practice of putting IT capability in place. The Internet of Things (IoT) is pretty similar in that it is reusing an existing idea. We now have discreet (and smart) devices available to most everyone that are connected to the Internet so we can pull data into a server, manipulate it, and take action against that information. 

Got DevOps?

Got DevOps?

This is no longer your mother’s coding space. Over the last 10 years and specifically in the last 4-5 years the practice of coding/developing applications, solutions, and products has flipped over in a pretty big way. Disruptive is the word that comes to mind, and in my opinion, disruption is where innovation lives. So what does the leading edge of the coding world look like?