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    Celebrating Scholarships for Women in IT

    Women in technology has been a much discussed, researched, and addressed issue for years in our beloved industry. Many groups and businesses are working to promote, attract, and retain women in technology.  A straight-forward and valuable approach to ensure young women choose a career path in technology is through higher education.  An organization with a […]

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    Design for DevOps – Best Practices

     by Marc Hornbeek Without good design practices, a DevOps implementation has no hope of delivering on its promise of accelerating innovation with high quality and scale. Anyone who has been a designer knows that good design for DevOps is easier said than done. My blog, “7 Pillars of DevOps,” identified seven essential best practices areas […]

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    IT-as-a-Service: The Art of Aligning to Business Outcomes

    IT-as-a-Service: The Art of Aligning to Business Outcomes By John Wellen, Principal Consultant – Trace3 More and more IT Organizations competing in today’s digital economy are considering IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) and enterprise transformation initiatives to compete with Amazon Web Services, and similar services offered by Google, and Microsoft Azure and other cloud-based IT service providers. The […]

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    Can Culture Detract from Success with DevOps?

    Collaborative culture is considered to be an essential best practice for enterprises.

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    7 Pillars of DevOps: Essential Foundations for Enterprise Success

     by Marc Hornbeek As indicated by the “2016 State-of-DevOps Report,” multiple compelling enterprise business performance improvements provided by well-built DevOps solutions are driving IT transformations for development and operations across many industries. While some enterprises have implemented DevOps to gain near-term efficiency benefits, DevOps is becoming a competitive essential for all enterprises to implement DevOps. […]

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    Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things

    Moving from an in-house computing framework to a cloud computing solution is a big leap for many businesses to make. However, there are significant benefits to cloud computing for reducing operating costs, improving security and maintaining better hardware.

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    Why Emerging Technology is Key to Successful Innovation

    Technology has always been a driver of innovation. This is truer now than ever before, with advancements in resource planning and data management making big waves in the business IT world. Research by Mckinsey Insights revealed eight primary attributes present in various high performing business model and product innovations. Here, we’ll review each attribute, its role in innovation, and […]

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    Top 5 Cloud Computing Challenges and How to Approach Them

    Cloud computing has become a staple of the business world, superseding all barriers between operations, IT, and management. There are some complex issues that have become apparent in the process. Here are five challenges that companies can expect to encounter when planning their future cloud computing projects and how to successfully overcome them. Relevancy – The […]

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    The Relationship Between IT and Business

    IT is a tightly integrated part of business- the goals technology seeks to accomplish are often the same as the company itself. What it really comes down to is that IT initiatives should align with business goals to provide the context and channels for organization-wide success. Let’s take a look at some of the most […]

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    A Taste of Innovation Focuses on Big Data, Security, and Emerging Technology

    Trace3, along with our partners, are hosting a series of innovation events to take a look inside Big Data, Security, and Emerging Technology.


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