Enterprise application development DevOps and software agility
- October 29, 2009
A service-oriented architecture is one way to make application development more agile, a growing business requirement. Here are the top risks for SOA failure, so you get it right.
- October 28, 2009
The agile methodology is giving development organizations the "speed they need" to respond to changes in the market and bring more value to the business faster. Here's how.
- October 13, 2009
Putting beta software into production is a risk many organizations won't take -- but for those that do, the benefits can be great. Here's how to balance the risks and rewards.
- September 22, 2009
As Microsoft enhances built-in vertical functionality of Dynamics AX for partners, an IT director explains the cost analysis and features that led his company to take the AX route.
- August 04, 2009
Midmarket companies seeking technical skills and cost savings are behind some of the IT outsourcing growth predicted for later this year.
- July 24, 2009
When Microsoft (historically not a fan of the GPL) announced this week that it would release 20,000 lines of device driver code to the Linux community (meant to enhance the performance of Linux ...
- June 19, 2009
In lean times, companies should consider lean methodologies and tools to cut costs and improve processes. Lean BPM and Lean Sigma are two lean methodologies that allow companies to identify ...
- June 09, 2009
For $1,700 per month, Mayer Electric finds a B2B integration service to satisfy a small but growing customer base seeking an end-to-end "punchout" online ordering process.
- June 09, 2009
CIOs need to marry business application and BI development efforts to create a cohesive BI strategy, especially when adding analytical capabilities to enterprise applications.
- May 19, 2009
After a stint in business operations, CUNA Mutual Group's CIO shares lessons learned, including a sense of urgency to IT. Plus: His six-month rule.
- April 29, 2009
Enterprises should marry their BPM and SOA efforts if they really want reuse -- and true business process improvement.
- April 15, 2009
SOA and Web services work great for application integration, but the real payoff comes when you rework business processes. Still, there are challenges.
- December 16, 2008
We’re almost at the end of 2008. Finally. It’s been a year of cutbacks, layoffs, crashes and downturns. We’ve started using the word recession and are planning 2009 budgets accordingly. So, what ...
- November 19, 2008
How simple is SharePoint to install? Not so much, says a new report. If you plan on doing a full-scale implementation you'll need rules and maybe some partners.
- July 29, 2008
HD Supply had six months to move its disparate suppliers and customers off Home Depot's legacy systems and onto a new platform. An on-demand data integration solution from Hubspan is helping to create a network of equals.