Software development has evolved from rigid waterfall methodologies to more streamlined
approaches, like Agile and more recently DevOps. This evolution has taken place in
large part to shorten development life cycles and meet increased business demands.
Today, businesses of all sizes have built an advantage by implementing a DevOps culture
and processes, which break down silos between development and operations, allowing
organizations to create better software faster.
As organizations implement DevOps on Amazon Web Services (AWS), they need to
understand the security implications. The AWS Shared Responsibility Model makes clear
that AWS secures what’s “on the cloud,” while the customer is responsible for securing
their assets “in the cloud.” When AWS customers go about securing their DevOps
environments, they need to do so in a way that provides robust protection without limiting
Published By: Fujitsu
Published Date: Feb 06, 2017
Data center infrastructure complexity must be tamed, as mobility, cloud networking and social media demand fast and agile approaches to data delivery. You can overcome these obstacles and improve your data center operations by consolidating your systems and deploying virtualization, using the Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX vShape reference architecture. Get the e-Book.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Nov 03, 2017
CIOs today face a delicate, difficult balancing act between meeting business objectives and securing information. Markets are becoming more global, product life cycles are shrinking, and profit margins are declining. Organisations need their finance, human resource, and planning systems to be agile and able to change as quickly as the business.
Is your company seeking to incorporate finance as a core line of business? This SAP Executive Insight examines the changing role of the finance organization in today's business environment - and describes how companies can develop best-run finance organizations.
Investigate the latest thinking on how to become more agile and customer-friendly while reducing operating costs and revenue leakage. With service and payment convergence, services can be bundled at the charging layer, and prepaid, postpaid, and blended payment mechanisms can be offered for all services.
Ziff Davis Custom Whitepaper: Analytics relies on BI, Big Data, and data discovery to provide reporting, trend analysis, and what-if analysis.iii Analytics is defined as the scientific process of transforming data into insight for making better decisions.
Oracle held their second annual Value Chain Summit February 3-5, in San Jose, California. The event once again attracted a few thousand Oracle customers who were interested in better understanding Oracle's various supply chain technologies and where they are heading.
With decisions riding on the timeliness and quality of analytics, business stakeholders are
less patient with delays in the development of new applications that provide reports, analysis,
and access to diverse data itself. Executives, managers, and frontline personnel fear that
decisions based on old and incomplete data or formulated using slow, outmoded, and limited
reporting functionality will be bad decisions. A deficient information supply chain hinders quick
responses to shifting situations and increases exposure to financial and regulatory risk—putting
a business at a competitive disadvantage. Stakeholders are demanding better access to data,
faster development of business intelligence (BI) and analytics applications, and agile solutions in
sync with requirements.
Drive quality earlier in the development process with continuous testing.
Large development organizations have increasingly been adopting select agile practices to enable faster development, create more reliable software, and reduce costs. Chief among these practices is providing developers early and frequent feedback from users, from other developers, and especially from the programming, build, and test tools. In the latter category, continuous integration and continuous testing are emerging as valuable techniques for identifying errors early so they can be corrected immediately by the developer who made the code changes.
In this whitepaper I argue that the person most affected by the introduction of agile or extreme programming techniques is not the software or quality assurance engineer, but the build manager. And the build manager can no longer make do with home grown tools; software production automation tools are required to make agile development a build reality.
BI usage among organizations with mobile BI has doubled compared to those companies that have not mobilized their BI. Learn about these results, the emerging best practices for mobile BI usage and the framework by which you can assess your own management capabilities for enterprise mobile BI adoption.
The traditional managed reporting approach to BI is challenged to keep up with changing demand for business information. This research finds that providing business users with highly visual/interactive tools can help ensure they get what they need.
Published By: CollabNet
Published Date: Dec 20, 2011
Over the course of several years, working onsite with a large cross-section of industries and organizations. We have outlined a sound strategy and transformational "blueprint" to help guide your organization on its path to Agility.
Published By: CollabNet
Published Date: Mar 30, 2012
Strategies on how to build and maintain a good product backlog. She describes the overall concepts and techniques for backlog management and how each of the project contributors can contribute to its overall effectiveness.
Published By: Pentaho
Published Date: Mar 09, 2011
In this white paper, Pentaho Agile BI: An iterative methodology for fast, flexible and cost-effective Business Intelligence, Pentaho Chief Geek/CTO, James Dixon, dispels why old technologies, pricing and approaches used for Business Intelligence are not well suited for today¹s environment.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Oct 29, 2013
With a constantly evolving business climate, encountering change is the new normal. Organizations that embrace and practice agility are proven to be more effective in dealing with change. Key to fostering agility is continuous learning and development. Learning is not an event-based occurrence where one-time training can satisfy skill gaps; learning opportunities need to be accessible, targeted, and continuous. With a strong learning culture that aligns with business objectives, companies are better able to embrace an agile mindset, and with increased agility, performance will improve and the overall business impact will increase.
Almost every IT and business leader today is focused on creating a more agile business. The ability to adapt immediately to business climate changes is now the basis for competitive advantage, and it will determine which companies will thrive and leapfrog their competitors and which ones will face becoming irrelevant. However, business agility cannot be achieved without having an agile IT infrastructure to enable it. This is one of the reasons why businesses have spent billions of dollars on technology to make IT more agile.
Published By: Qvidian
Published Date: May 04, 2015
Sales playbooks merge your organization’s sales processes with the supportive content, tools, messages and strategies a sales team needs to close business at each stage of the buying process. They provide salespeople with the guidance and situational coaching they need to advance and win deals. And they can be developed for any recurring selling situation that you want to drive repeatable behavior and remain agile. A winning sales playbook consists of a series of “plays” that are based on what’s proven to work in previous sales engagements.
Download this playbook today to learn how to shorten sales cycles, increase win rates, ramp up new salespeople, bolster deal sizes and optimize overall sales performance!
This solution guide discusses how IT incident responders can unify the Protect, Detect, and Correct stages of managing threats in order to build a comprehensive security model that more efficiently combats targeted attacks.
Choosing the right solution to automate your business processes or meet specific business process needs isn’t easy. While a broad array of functionality is available, from BPM suites to custom applications that meet specific business needs, different solutions have differing capabilities and strengths across a variety of categories. In the following RFI, we’ve honed in on eight key areas for business process automation success to help you evaluate the quality of the platforms you are considering – and to ensure that the system you choose is agile and flexible enough to meet your business needs.
IBM DB2 offers multi-platform flexibility and optimized capabilities for a variety of workloads. This e-book highlights some common scenarios where DB2 helps businesses derive unprecedented value from expanding data stores—affordably and reliably.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jul 11, 2017
Symantec CloudSOC Cloud Data Protection allows enterprises to selectively encrypt or tokenize field-level information in SaaS apps like Salesforce, ServiceNow, and Oracle. Stay agile, competitive and compliant with the freedom to move sensitive or regulated information to the cloud while retaining physical ownership of encryption keys /token vaults.
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