Unleashing Operational Efficiency: Treating Infrastructure as Software

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Do you find yourself consistently grappling with missed deadlines, environment disparities, and a lingering lack of trust in your team’s ability to deliver reliable infrastructure? If so, it might be time to rethink how your company views infrastructure. It’s not just a technological entity; it’s a software problem waiting to be solved. Shifting Perspectives: Infrastructure […]

Defining Moments in Software Project Planning

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Let’s hear it for middle school English teachers. They not only put up with our teenage gawkiness, but there’s no telling how many papers they’ve graded that start like this: “Merriam-Webster defines…” While relying on the dictionary definition of your chosen topic can be a cringe-worthy writing crutch, it’s effective for a reason. Defining your […]

A Shifting Mindset: The Transition From Project to Product

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Volumes have been written about the transition from waterfall to agile methodologies and the resulting benefits in terms of speed, adaptability, and efficiency. But a far more valuable shift is often overlooked: the transition from “project” to “product.” Gone are the days of a series of months-long phases dedicated to sequentially tackling analysis, then design, […]

What Is Enterprise Architecture and Why Does It Matter?

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There are several reasons why enterprise architecture is crucial for maintaining and strengthening a business. Keep reading for answers to your questions on why enterprise architecture matters — and what to look for in an enterprise architect to improve your enterprise infrastructure. What is enterprise architecture? The formal definition of enterprise architecture provided by Gartner […]

The Keys to Successful Product Roadmap Development

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For many companies, the product roadmap is a unifying, living document for the entire organization. It’s shared widely, referred to often, and used as a guidepost for everyone, from junior developers to sales executives and the C-suite. Successful product management begins with effective definition and planning. Incomplete objectives, scope, lack of technical direction, poor processes, […]

How and Why You Should Establish a Cloud Center of Excellence

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Increasingly, companies are looking to move their infrastructure to the cloud or are building new capabilities there. The cloud—specifically, the public cloud—consists of many major players, including Amazon (AWS), Google (GCE), Microsoft (Azure), and IBM (IBM Cloud) as well as lesser-known companies. There are many things to consider when you begin your cloud migration, for […]

Keep Your Project Running With Software Project Rescue (Project Rx)

Keep your project running with Software Project Rescue (Project Rx)

You’ve just purchased your dream car, a vintage 1979 Porsche 911, cherry red with the whale-tail. You know there’ll be some unexpected maintenance costs but figure you can worry about that down the road. You cruise along in your Porsche as it purrs like a kitten—until it doesn’t. It starts with a strange noise in […]