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Posted on 28 August, 2019 by Jeremy Ford

AWS CloudFormation Script for Automated ECS Instance Update to Latest AMI

To enhance general security it’s vital to keep virtual machines patched and always running the latest version of required software. But how do you know when an update is available or should be done? And following figuring that out - there is the process of determining the best way to roll the update out.

This AWS CloudFormation template helps you deploy an inline Lambda function that can be used to automatically update ECS Cluster EC2 Instances to the latest AMI as soon as they become available.

Posted on 6 October, 2017 by Simon McCabe

A Strategic Foundation for Digital Transformation

There are several streams of work that any organisation planning or initiating a digital transformation program should address to ensure long term success. Through our engagements in each of these streams we know there are clear technology and architectural paths to achieve any desired outcome – having a strategic foundation to these choices will be the key driver of success.

Posted on 13 August, 2015 by Riaan Ingram

The Importance of Continuous Testing for Cloud-Based Integration Platforms

Most cloud-based integration platforms - and SaaS providers for that matter - follow a pattern of continuous software updates. This of course has many advantages but, it also has the potential of introducing problems. In this blog I’m going to discuss the importance of continuous testing for cloud-based integration platforms and provide a few simple steps to help you get started.

Posted on 25 June, 2015 by Nirdesh Gupta

The Key to a Successful Workday Implementation is Integration

Cloud-based ERP solutions (SaaS) have exploded in recent years and human capital management (HCM) has been no exception. Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance that is making it easier for businesses to manage their HR, recruitment and payroll processes. In this blog I am going to share some of our key system integration learnings from a Workday implementation we recently completed for a large Australian business.