Bridging the Gap Between Business and IT (ADT)
Businesses that survive and prosper will be those that learn to bridge the gap between their business and IT departments, helping IT become a strategic asset rather than a cost center. This is a tall order, but technologies do exist that can help bridge that gap. This white paper examines some possible approaches and technologies.
Continuous Planning And Optimization: Enabling A Data-Driven Digital Enterprise (BPM.com)
Whatever business you are in today, inevitably you face an environment defined by growing uncertainty and unpredictability. In the face of continuous change in the day-to-day business environment, predetermined best practices offer little value when defined beyond the superficial level. Success in any business cannot be automated, but involves a continuous loop of planning assessment
Four Non-Obvious Writing Mistakes Every IT Professional Should Avoid
Techprohub is committed to helping IT decision makers and professionals get the latest research. But while you are learning and writing about advanced tech such as cloud computing, virtualization, mobility, and other emerging trends, did you know you could be doing it incorrectly? Just as a stray character can mess up an entire string of code, so
DevOps or IT? The Right Team With The Right Culture
Traditional IT environments, so critical to most businesses, require a great deal of maintenance and monitoring in order to provide high levels of performance on a consistent basis. IT infrastructure includes computer hardware, operating systems, storage systems, and networking components in addition to the business software applications that support critical business functions. Keeping these elements
Hyper-Converged Infrastructure: An SSG-NOW Outlook Report
SSG-NOW, a leading industry analyst firm, has published a new report describing the driving issues, trends, history and key features of hyper-converged infrastructure. This report also discusses Sphere 3D’s V3 VDI platform, including the V50, V100 and V200 virtual desktop appliances, as best practice examples for the implementation of hyper-converged systems. For the last several
Red Hat ROI Analysis
When it comes to developing, deploying, and maintaining applications within your organization, a lack of access can stop your productivity flow in its tracks. Downtime due to system outages, maintenance tasks, or security incidents can put a stranglehold on your ability to keep mission-critical operations in motion. Read this technology brief to learn how the
The Business Case For IT Automation
System administrators and IT practitioners spend as much as 50% of their time on routine, repetitive tasks. Quite simply, manual configurations, custom scripts and legacy tools just don’t cut it anymore. Enter Puppet Enterprise, the leading IT automation software in the market today. Puppet Enterprise lets you manage IT infrastructure for higher availability, faster recovery
Checklist: Characteristics Of A Successful DevOps Team
No matter how you’re using DevOps practices — whether your company has a DevOps department or cross-functional teams that share DevOps tools and practices — there are distinct characteristics of DevOps teams that align with high IT performance.
2014 State Of DevOps Report
The 2014 State of DevOps Report by Puppet Labs, IT Revolution Press and ThoughtWorks is an analysis of more than 9,200 survey responses from technical professionals around the world, making this the largest and most comprehensive DevOps study to date. As the first scientific study of the relationship between organizational performance, IT performance and DevOps
The Barbarians Are At The Gate: Are You Ready For Them?
Considering the number of patches and variety of devices that have to be patched, keeping all your devices up to date with respect to patching can soak up a considerable amount of IT staff time and drive up IT costs. The key is to have an effective patch management strategy that balances cost with risk