When a severe thunderstorm took down a Microsoft Azure data center Sept. 4, it served as a costly reminder to many companies—including one of our clients—that business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery planning (DRP) are essential when considering cloud migration. This article outlines what migration options are best suited to business-critical applications.
As digital voice assistants become more common the devices we use, companies will need to adopt a voice-first approach to design and engineering if they want to stay competitive. In this article, we access the current state of voice technology, and how companies can quickly adapt to changing consumer preferences.
This article explores how the adoption of continuous deployment can empower organizations to build better products faster. For companies embarking on a digital transformation, the continuous deployment of code is an integral part of charting success.
In today’s rapidly changing business world, companies must quickly and nimbly adapt to their customers’ needs. One way digital companies can achieve this agility is by embracing service-oriented architecture (SOA). In this article, we discuss the benefits of SOA, as well as steps companies can take embrace modular architecture in a digital transformation.
For companies embarking on a digital transformation, a frequent obstacle is legacy architecture—dated, monolithic systems that have grown unwieldy over time. In this article, we break down how companies can diagnose and treat their legacy architecture.
The recent Equifax data breach has reignited the national discussion on cybersecurity. Accusations and outrage abound, but how do companies prevent hacks like this from occurring in the future? This article details ways organizations can learn from the Equifax breach future compromises.
Few people get excited about digging into old "legacy code," but companies that delay too long will find themselves with heavy technical debt. This technical debt can result in an unserviceable application, or even worse, complete failure. This article explores methods businesses can use to tackle (and prevent) technical debt.
The promise of what Agile and DevOps can do for companies is an enticing one: The ability to be nimbler and react faster through continuous integration and continuous delivery. Why, then, are banks and other financial institutions struggling to implement it? This article explores the vast potential of DevOps and how it can be implemented.
At last month's Bank Innovation 2017 conference in San Jose, Calif., a consistent theme in presentations was FinTech (financial technology) disruption. As I sat with fellow technology vendors, banking technologists and strategists, I posed often posed this question: Is there disruption in the financial services industry from FinTech? In this post, I'll detail what I've learned.