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Therein lies the challenge with measuring DevOps. Much more than a buzzword, DevOps is about a mindset

The Measurable Benefits of DevOps: What to Track, How to Track It

By Jason McKay It is said that what cannot be measured cannot be managed. But how do you measure behavior or mindset? Therein lies the challenge with measuring DevOps. Much more than a buzzword, DevOps is about a mindset – a culture that is made up of processes and practices that bring development and operations…

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“Machine learning is so tantalizing for most every day developers and scientists. Still, there are a lot of constraints for builders....How do we turn machine learning from a capability of the few, into something that many more people can take advantage of?” - Andy Jassy, Keynote from AWS re:Invent 2017

The Next Generation of Machine Learning Tools for Financial Services

“Machine learning is so tantalizing for most every day developers and scientists. Still, there are a lot of constraints for builders….How do we turn machine learning from a capability of the few, into something that many more people can take advantage of?” – Andy Jassy, Keynote from AWS re:Invent 2017 The FinTech industry has been…

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Getting the "Ops" in DevOps Right: Logicworks on AWS Blog

Getting the “Ops” in DevOps Right: Logicworks on AWS Blog

CTO Jason McKay was featured on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network blog today: Getting the Ops Half of DevOps Right: Automation and Self-Service Infrastructure. In this article, Jason discusses that while most companies are actively adopting DevOps, few have developed mature strategies for dealing with the build-out, delivery, and maintenance of infrastructure. Jason proposes…

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Company Culture is Key to Cloud Success

If you ask any successful company for the key to their success, or ask any employee why they are happy in a position, the answer is almost always “the people”. But what makes happy, productive people is usually fueled by a thriving company culture. Company culture is not built with free lunches, ping pong tables,…

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How Companies Will Actually Use Docker

  This article originally appeared on VentureBeat: How companies will actually use Docker Enterprises want Docker. It’s on many 2016 roadmaps and has become the tech darling of startups and financial services conglomerates alike, notwithstanding its extreme youth. Despite common perceptions, enterprises don’t need to reach the promised land of a full “DevOps transformation” to start…

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Does Hardware Matter Anymore? (Almost Never)

In IT infrastructure departments, hardware matters less every day. Today, engineers can make commoditized infrastructure (“the cloud”) more secure, agile, and cost-effective with software than they were ever able to accomplish with bare metal servers, switches, and motherboards. The migration of functionality from hardware to software goes far beyond the world of cloud computing. Yesterday…

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Cloud Management Tools Lag Behind, Gartner Reports

While IaaS platforms have reached maturity, the tools that manage and monitor public cloud deployments are lagging behind, according to Gartner Research Director Mindy Cancila. In a live webinar this week, Cancila expressed that a lack of robust cloud management tools may slow the adoption of the public cloud and could potentially expose enterprises to…

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Is Your Cloud Provider HIPAA Compliant? 11 Point Checklist

Healthcare organizations frequently turn to Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to deploy and manage private, hybrid or public cloud solutions. MSPs play a crucial role in ensuring that healthcare organizations maintain secure and HIPAA compliant infrastructure. Although most MSPs offer the same basic services – cloud design, migration, and maintenance – the MSP’s security expertise and…

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Managing Hybrid Clouds: What Team Do IT Leaders Need?

As most enterprise IT leaders know, transitioning IT staff to a cloud-based service delivery model is often more challenging than transitioning the infrastructure itself. A collaborative, vertically-oriented IT organizational structure is crucial to the success of any cloud infrastructure, and yet the advice enterprises receive—usually some variation of “break down silos”—is not especially useful in…

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How to Encrypt Data at Rest in HIPAA Compliant Cloud Hosting

As more healthcare organizations and software applications move to the cloud, each must discover the right use of resources, networking features, and security protections to protect ePHI and address HIPAA compliant hosting requirements. However, the HIPAA Security Rule is not specific about the exact set of best practices and tools to protect data at rest;…

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