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Posted on 16 February, 2018 by Matthew Inger

Building Agile Confidence with DevOps

When the wave of Agile development hit, even the smallest tech shops sought to develop and release software more frequently. This speed of delivery created a problem for Infrastructure and Operations teams who struggled to keep up with the rate of change and the concept of DevOps was born. But DevOps is not just the purvey of these Ops teams – its true value is the confidence and risk management it provides to business stakeholders in a fast software delivery environment. In this blog I’m going to discuss how DevOps is helping businesses realise the value of Agile software development and provide some best practices for implementing DevOps in your business.

Posted on 18 December, 2015 by Souvik Mukherjee

Applying Think Outside the Box Principles in the Digital Era

In the digital era, information technology is the horse to the chariot on which businesses ride to solve problems and ultimately reach their goals. Businesses are relying on their IT systems to enable better engagement with customers, drive competitive advantage and create new revenue streams.

With this reliance comes both an opportunity and responsibility to solve problems in different ways. One of the pioneers in the research of complex systems management, Howard Eisner, has long been an advocate of Think Outside the Box (TOTB) for problem solving. In this blog, I’m going to discuss how applying these principles to the design and management of IT systems will keep your business at the front of the pack in the digital era.