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Is devops becoming a cloud-only sport?

Organizations that use devops within complex cloud deployments are more successful. A new report reveals the practices that differentiate elite performers.

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Good cloud architects are generalists not specialists

Enterprises that focus on cloud architecture in the narrow may miss out on valuable solutions by not understanding all that technology has to offer.

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The 2021 Enterprise Architecture Awards

The 2021 Forrester and InfoWorld EA Awards contest winners focus on agility and enabling innovation.

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What's your multicloud maturity level?

Too many enterprises have multicloud and don't even know it. Understand the patterns of multicloud adoption and which approach is the winner.

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The lack of cloud skills is hindering cloud progress

The cloud skills shortage is killing enterprises that want to move to new technology quickly. Here are a few creative ways to deal with this issue.

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How to get a maxed-out cloud budget

Effective cloud leaders know how to sell cloud to executives and boards, even if they don’t understand all the minutiae. Leverage your cloud skills to get the budget you need.

What you don’t know about working with AWS

You’ll get further by understanding what a company values and what makes its employees tick.

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‘Why cloud computing?’ is always a good question

With no other viable options on the horizon, most people accept cloud as the new standard. But if you can’t offer a solid reason why, it’s a question worth asking.

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Tech Resume Library: 27 downloadable templates for IT pros

A well-crafted resume will attract recruiters, HR pros and hiring managers, but getting it just right is a daunting task. To jump start the process, Insider Pro has assembled this collection of real resumes revamped by professional...

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Meta or micro cloud architecture? You need both

Those who focus on cloud-native architecture (aka, architecture in the narrow) may miss the boat on some important decisions.

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Why the cloud is so complicated—an explanation, not an excuse

Many people now realize that cloud computing is more difficult and complicated than we originally thought. Trying to minimize complexity from the start will help you not get in over your head.

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Real IT leadership: Selling the transformative dream

It's one thing to cook up a great new initiative, but making it happen requires powers of persuasion, solid partnerships, and access to genuine technical insight.

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Are your agile and devops processes good enough?

See how your team compares to other companies using agile and devops effectively.

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Could you survive a cloud architecture walkthrough?

Someone could soon show up at your office to spend weeks second-guessing your cloud technology and architecture choices. Here's how to deal with the findings.

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Another day, another multi-billion IPO for open source

Investment in open source technologies and companies has been going strong for more than two decades. If anything, it keeps accelerating, along with the innovation.

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Cloud security is still a work in progress

Everyone believes they have the magic cloud security solution, but many problems require bigger thinking.


The wrong way to think about cloud computing

Moving workloads in and out of the cloud isn’t really possible—or a good idea.

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3 signs of an overengineered enterprise cloud solution

Overloaded and overcomplicated cloud solutions are 2021’s silent epidemic.

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