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Slack for MintPress - The Ultimate Productivity Powerhouse

Slack for MintPress - The Ultimate Productivity Powerhouse

Slack puts modern working in your hands - literally. With apps for every device, Slack allows your team to securely and instantly communicate, wherever and whenever. MintPress…

Migrating to the Cloud? Have you analysed your baseline measures before deployment?

Migrating to the Cloud? Have you analysed your baseline measures before deployment?

Migrating to the cloud is not quite as simple as signing up for a SaaS application. Other factors come into play. And cloud migration is on an increase. Gartner…

What is Multi-cloud computing?

What is Multi-cloud computing?

With the rapid expansion of cloud computing we have arrived at a juncture where organisations are leveraging multiple cloud providers.

Multi-Cloud means you need better Automation

Multi-Cloud means you need better Automation

My professional mission is enabling enterprises in the cloud economy - usually this means complex, multi-cloud environments. And frequently, I find enterprises…

Is Cloud Adoption the key to Agile change?

Is Cloud Adoption the key to Agile change?

Organisations realise the need for fast and cost-effective innovation. The inability to adapt may severely jeopardise an organisation’s standing as a key competitor…

How are containers influencing the world of software testing?

How are containers influencing the world of software testing?

Containers have grown in popularity over the last few years. They offer greater resource efficiency in comparison to virtual machines.

The problem with ‘Failing Fast’

The problem with ‘Failing Fast’

The ‘Fail Fast’ philosophy is underpinned by the assumption that a few failures will improve your play, rather than measured and well-planned action.

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.

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