Technology plays an incredibly important role in the idea economy, where business innovation is dependent on the software that powers the business. Speed and agility in IT are key to a competitive advantage in this modern economy, in which small startups with disruptive ideas are competing with well-established enterprises and industries. Consider how Uber and …
Source: IT Governance at DevOps Speed: Time to Shift Gears – DevOps.com
Attitudes to unauthorized software and services are changing, with IT heads now seeing the use of ‘citizen tech’ as a way to creatively explore opportunities and rapidly solve problems.
Source: CIOs start to view ‘shadow IT’ as a catalyst for innovation – I-CIO | I-CIO
I just had a chance to read Chris O’Brien’s informative piece on VentureBeat titled “Evernote’s 5% problem offers a cautionary lesson to tech companies”. The article examines how Evernote ended up with a product that has too many features. Based on an interview with former Evernote CEO Phil Libin, he was quoted as saying: “What …
Source: The IT Industry’s 95% Problem – Brian Prentice
Big Data is the next big thing. But, most are the people get confused about what big data exactly is. This article will clear all your doubts.
Source: Modern Information Management: Understanding Big Data at Rest and in Motion – Mobile Magazine
The DevOps trend is gathering pace, evolving from a niche to a mainstream strategy. Organizations are overcoming the barriers to successful implementation and finding real benefits in terms of speed and efficiency. But there are lingering issues to solve with regard to security. As companies look to push more changes to production more quickly, risks …
Source: How DevOps Helps Improve Application Security – DevOps.com
What is the case for business intelligence (BI) in IT service management (ITSM)? Stephen Mann answers this question and more.
Source: ITSM and Business Intelligence: Why Do We Continue To Ignore Our Wealth of ITSM Data?
Fred Kouwenberg looks at output driven versus outcome driven – customers are not solely focused on delivering projects on time and within budget.
Source: From Output driven to Outcome driven
Agile methodologies focus on reducing the cost of change and uncertainty. But when it comes to certain products in the market, agile is the wrong answer.
Source: When agile is the wrong choice for your organization