Determine If Your Cloud Project Is Agile-Ready Agile development is for better or worse, the way to go with software development. Because of great competition in the space, and the fact that any small group of startups can even compete with large industry leaders, Agile development has become the weapon of choice to beat the competition in terms of time to market. But Agile is a double-edged sword and its methods are not really for everyone and not really for every project. Agile requires the right team, the right business philosophy, and of course the right project. There is no
IT Service Management (ITSM) And The Cloud IT service management is an integral player in cloud computing, but figuring out where ITSM ends and the cloud vendor begins can be a trial to say the least. ITSM’s role in cloud computing varies from a symbiotic relationship between an IT department or company and a 3rd party cloud vendor, to a fully integrated cloud system that is built and operated by the same department. In this bit we’re going to address the possible benefits and dangers of both approaches. (Image Source: Shutterstock) ITIL Lifecycle and the Cloud ITSM’s best practice lifecycle
The Cloud Comes To Research Papers Advances in cloud computing have been grabbing headlines and exciting tech lovers more and more frequently over the past few years. But much of the focus on advances in cloud computing has centered in the corporate sector (data sharing and storage capabilities, information processing systems) or in the entertainment sector (streaming music and video services et al.). While these areas do command the majority of the attention when it comes to what’s innovative in cloud computing these days, one area that is seeing a rapid influx of cloud computing is the high school classroom.
Leveraging Agile Development Through Cloud Computing Here are some ways that cloud technology leverages Agile development: Agile took off as a philosophy because the tech industry is simply impatient by nature. What used to take two to three years to develop now only takes less than a year. And with cloud computing and virtualization, Agile development is taken to a new level. This only shows that Agile and Cloud are meant for each other. Setup an unlimited number of staging and testing servers. Development teams used to deploy physical staging and testing servers so they became limited because of hardware
4 Major Issues that are Problematic in Cloud Technologies We’ve heard pretty much about cloud deployment that it is not the end at all and means a lot for many enterprises. But the cloud still causes quite enough difficulties. In last months Oracle research, 1355 pollees from different countries with the proceeds of $ 65 million have faced the problem of silos. Cloud apps adoption all over the world is quite way-up, but many companies have not imploded cloud apps and business peculiarities. It shows the problem of integration still remains global. Without a shadow of doubt, all enterprises want
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Fathers Day Here is a little Fathers Day humor for you to enjoy. Help share it by Tweeting, Facebook liking and forwarding it to a loved one as an online greeting card. By David Fletcher All David Fletcher comic images are owned by CloudTweaks.com. If you would like to reuse them on your social media network, please feel free to do so as long as there is a clearly defined link to the original comic source. If you would like to use them in print, powerpoint or on your website. Please contact us regarding the licensing details and
Cloud Infographic: What Is The Employee Engagement Crisis? There has been lots of discussion with regards to BYOD over the past year. On one side you have concerns surrounding security and compliance in the workplace and on the other side, the positives it presents by establishing a higher level of employee satisfaction. So there is a wide gap between the two sides, and its going to take some work to meet in the middle. Workers Prefer Their Own Tools Employees cite several reasons they prefer to use their personal devices at work. 41% said that clients often contacted them using