Data-Driven DevOps - Improve Velocity and Quality of Software Delivery with
Metrics and Feedback
Much of the value of DevOps comes from a (renewed) focus on measurement,
sharing, and continuous feedback loops. In increasingly complex DevOps
workflows and environments, and especially in larger, regulated, or more
crystallized organizations, these core concepts become even more critical.
In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, Andi Mann, Chief
Technology Advocate at Splunk, showed how, by focusing on 'metrics that
matter,' you can provide objective, transparent, and meaningful feedback on
DevOps processes to all stakeholders. Learn from real-life examples how to
use the data generated throughout application delivery to continuously
identify, measure, and improve deployment speed, code quality, process
efficiency, outsourcing value, security coverage, audi... (more)
Securing Your Containers
Digitization is driving a fundamental change in society that is transforming
the way businesses work with their customers, their supply chains and their
people. Digital transformation leverages DevOps best practices, such as Agile
Parallel Development, Continuous Delivery and Agile Operations to capitalize
on opportunities and create competitive differentiation in the application
However, information security has been notably absent from the DevOps
movement. Speed doesn't have to negatively impact security.
Container-to-container communication ... (more)
"You have a memory like an elephant," is truly a compliment. Researchers
document all kinds of remarkable examples of the recall power of elephants,
and this is credited with their ability to survive harsh environments as
noted in this Scientific American article.
Our human memory also helps us learn from past experiences and mistakes,
avoid recognizable hazards and keep track of our very busy lives. Our
memories for the most part have served us well, but the same might not always
be said about digital memory in an always connected, real-time world.
One of the most valuable conce... (more)
Business Cases and the Digital Innovation Trend
Digital innovation is the next big wave of business transformation based on
digital technologies of which IoT and Big Data are key components, For
Business boundary innovation is a challenge to excavate third-party business
value using IoT and BigData, like Nest Business structure innovation may
propose re-building business structure from scratch, as Uber does in the
taxicab industry The social model innovation is also a big challenge to the
new social architecture with the design from the ground up of a data-driven
The Context of Digital Marketing and the Consumer Conversation
One look at the comments section of an April column on digital marketing in
TechCrunch, and it becomes obvious that contributor Samuel Scott, the
marketing and communications director for data analytics software firm
Logz.io, pushed a few hot buttons with his take on marketing tech.
Scott argues for a back-to-basics approach to marketing that roots digital
strategies firmly in old-school tradition and PR principles. He calls out the
communications industry for its reliance on "an echo chamber of meaningless
Flash Storage Approach Opens the Door to New Business Opportunities
The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer digital business
transformation case study examines how Canadian nonprofit SOCAN faced digital
disruption and fought back with a successful storage modernizing journey.
We'll learn how adopting storage innovation allows for faster responses to
end-user needs and opens the door to new business opportunities.
To describe how SOCAN gained a new competitive capability for its performance
rights management business we're joined by Trevor Jackson, Director of IT