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There Is No "DevOps" Role. Here's What to Do Instead.

There Is No "DevOps" Role. Here's What to Do Instead.
This article first appeared on the Oracle Blog on Sept. 11th, 2017. Tips for successfully implementing DevOps from inside your organization DevOps is not just the latest trend to hit the software community, nor is it just the latest buzzword. DevOps is changing the way companies and teams communicate, how they collaborate, and how they bring produc...
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Embracing Digital Disruption in the Business World

Embracing Digital Disruption in the Business World
This article first appeared in The Startup Magazine written by Conrad Egusa. Technology has become so disruptive in the business world that sometimes its exact purpose can be forgotten. From marketing to product development, to new software tools and communications, the list is almost endless as to the digital transformations taking place. While di...
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The Rise of the Citizen Developer: How to Engage Them to Drive Mobile Innovation

The Rise of the Citizen Developer: How to Engage Them to Drive Mobile Innovation
Now more than ever it is easier for anyone to create relevant, solution-oriented applications with little to know coding knowledge. Some of the individuals at your company may even be creating their own projects! It´s important to recognize the skill sets of your employees and be able to engage them in different activities. And, citizen developers ...
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Difficult Choices in Software Development Outsourcing: Choosing an Onshore Freelance Team or a Dedicated Nearshore Team

Difficult Choices in Software Development Outsourcing: Choosing an Onshore Freelance Team or a Dedicated Nearshore Team
Highlighting the pros and cons of choosing an onshore freelance team versus working with a dedicated nearshore team in a software development outsourcing engagement. A recent prospective client of ours scratched her head while deciding whether to hire a software team through an on-demand freelance website, or to search abroad for a p...
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DevOps Not What You Expected? How to Get It Right This Time

DevOps Not What You Expected? How to Get It Right This Time
This article originally appeared on the Oracle Technology Network blog .  If you want to implement a DevOps culture, don't start with technologies. DevOps is an effective, collaborative, and comprehensive approach to managing software development and deployment. Consequently, it has become the most popular way of approaching software developme...
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The Agile Way: Continuous Integration in ALM

The Agile Way: Continuous Integration in ALM
How to Use Continuous Integration throughout Your Application's Lifecycle Not so long ago, applications were developed and deployed with on-site Application Lifecycle Management ALM solutions. More recently, the automation of processes, such as building and testing apps, has made application lifecycle management more of a way to manage application ...
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From Agile to DevOps

From Agile to DevOps
When the Agile methodology revolution began in 2001, it called for Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working software over comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over contract negotiation Responding to change over following a plan Over the past 16(!) years these tenants have spawned dramatic changes to software ...
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Want to go agile in your company but never done it before?

Want to go agile in your company but never done it before?
Many IT managers find themselves in the difficult position of seeking to "disrupt" the way their organization has traditionally confronted software development. Often this is a felt need more than a simple curiosity: they realize their organization is not rolling product fast enough to market, or that their services are lagging behind competitors. ...
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