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5 Steps to Successful Cloud Data Migration

5 Steps to Successful Cloud Data Migration

Cloud data migration will improve security, scalablility and reliability in your organisation. However, the migration process must be seamless.

Is On-Prem Serverless a good alternative to Cloud Serverless?

Is On-Prem Serverless a good alternative to Cloud Serverless?

Most Serverless deployments are cloud based. We also see considerable dialogue around deploying Serverless platforms on-premises. Which is right for you?

Autoscaling and High Availability

Autoscaling and High Availability

High Availability is a term used to describe a system which leverages multiple redundant servers and standby systems to protect from failures.

Fix your culture - or your DevOps movement is already dead

Fix your culture - or your DevOps movement is already dead

DevOps is the meeting of two contrasting worlds. So how do you make this work, without an organisational, if not a world war breaking out?

Want a seamless transition to the cloud? Here are some key questions to ask.

Want a seamless transition to the cloud? Here are some key questions to ask.

Moving workloads to a cloud infrastructure is an extremely critical part of an organisation’s journey of transformation. 

Who is watching over your Configuration Drift?

Who is watching over your Configuration Drift?

Configuration drift refers to the phenomenon where environment configurations ‘drift’ toward an inconsistent state, breaking the functionality of code.

Is your organisation ready for Continuous Deployment?

Is your organisation ready for Continuous Deployment?

One of the greatest advantages of DevOps is faster release times. But there is such a thing as TOO fast when it comes to release schedules.

Is your DevOps release process too fast?

Is your DevOps release process too fast?

One of the greatest advantages of DevOps is faster release times. But there is such a thing as TOO fast when it comes to release schedules.

Is your DevOps success dependent on heroic efforts?

Is your DevOps success dependent on heroic efforts?

A DevOps heroism culture often leads to burnout, high turnover, and unreliable delivery - leading to unsatisfied customers.

The High Stakes Cloud Sprawl Problem

The High Stakes Cloud Sprawl Problem

Cloud adoption indubitably has its advantages. However, the surplus & rapid growth of adoption can create challenges for enterprises.

Is your DevOps play starting off too big and too broad?

Is your DevOps play starting off too big and too broad?

Organisations attempt to climb the DevOps mountain in one large step. They plan big. when it comes to DevOps, bigger is not better.

Do you have a ‘DevOps’ Testing Culture?

Do you have a ‘DevOps’ Testing Culture?

The success of DevOps requires organisation wide cultural transformation and is extremely important for QA and testing.

Are You Mastering Continuous Integration?

Are You Mastering Continuous Integration?

If you want to succeed with DevOps, you have to succeed with CD. And there is no CD success without a proper implementation and execution of CI.

Do Embrace (DevOps) Change - Focus on Changing Behaviours

Do Embrace (DevOps) Change - Focus on Changing Behaviours

For DevOps to succeed the mindset of the team must shift. And as a DevOps leader, inculcating this change will be a momentous hurdle.

Why not give up on DevOps

Why not give up on DevOps

DevOps changes much about IT and can pose to have a higher rate of failure. End Result? You can either abandon DevOps or persevere till you get it right.

Don't do DevOps for the Sake of it

Don't do DevOps for the Sake of it

When done wrongly, DevOps can pull the rug out of under a good business operation. Adopt DevOps IF AND ONLY IF it brings a business benefit.

Will DevOps Remain Relevant in the Long Run?

Will DevOps Remain Relevant in the Long Run?

DevOps has emerged as a buzzword. But what cannot be denied or declined is its relevance in infrastructural development, in Ops and Dev.

How well are you closing your risk gaps?

How well are you closing your risk gaps?

As companies move towards continuous delivery and automated releases, real-time insight into business risk is critical for rapid releases.

Are you Creating a DevOps Culture?

Are you Creating a DevOps Culture?

The ethos of DevOps is to work in small teams - and this can create silos. As software releases get more complex, the involvement of dependent teams grows.

Scaling DevOps to Enterprise? … Here are the pitfalls to avoid.

Scaling DevOps to Enterprise? … Here are the pitfalls to avoid.

As fast and nimble as DevOps is, scaling it is not. It is imperative that you examine ways to avoid painful pitfalls when scaling it enterprise-wide.

Are you Mapping your Measures and Metrics to your Outcomes?

Are you Mapping your Measures and Metrics to your Outcomes?

I see organisations focus on transforming the way they work. However, what I don’t see enough of is aligning the measures to desirable outcomes.

How Automating the Cloud Economy Empowers Your Enterprise Through Flexibility

How Automating the Cloud Economy Empowers Your Enterprise Through Flexibility

Establishing an automation capability across your platform is the keystone of a successful journey to a DevOps operational model.

Automation-driven Business as Usual (BAU) operating Model

Automation-driven Business as Usual (BAU) operating Model

Automation is a disruptor to traditional operating models, and enterprise operating models are critical to the underpinning capabilities delivered.

Empower the enterprise in the Cloud Economy with Automation

Empower the enterprise in the Cloud Economy with Automation

Cloud services provide capabilities that can be leveraged to increase their competitive advantage, but they can also bring a lot of challenges.

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