DevOps encourages informal, spontaneous and collaborative connections between developers and computer operators. Everything that large organizations seek to reduce.
Service technology -- from SOA to cloud to IT service management -- promises many "-ilities": greater agility, flexibility, and reusability. Joe McKendrick explores the challenges and opportunities with service orientation, and how to capitalize on these emerging computing philosophies.
Joe McKendrick is an author, consultant and speaker specializing in trends and developments shaping the technology industry.
Outsourcing used to be so simple, right?
The ultimate goal of API management is trust and collaboration between business and IT. This ground has been well covered by service oriented architecture work.
Accenture issues recommendations for getting more formal with mobile apps. Bottom line: apps are now just as important as web portals or any other interfaces.
Survey finds traditional CIOs worry more about IT operations, versus digital CIOs, who work closely with top management. But corporate culture may be more a factor than individual styles.
IDC projects social, mobile, analytics and cloud will dominate 89 percent of global IT spending growth this year.
Guess who the biggest users of shadow IT are? IT employees themselves!
APIs have characteristics and purposes outside the scope of service oriented architecture, one industry leader argues.
In today's crazy economy, self-employment or entrepreneurship may be the best way for IT professionals to go.
Long-time SOA proponent Jason Bloomberg sees rise of API economy, trouble ahead for OpenStack, and a new pass at PaaS.