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Putting tech to the test: Why VPNs no longer cut it in the cloud-native era
VPNs don’t meet any of today’s modern infrastructure and application requirements, says Galeal Zino, CEO at NetFoundry The requirements for high performance, secure connectivity are at an all-time high as enterprises embrace the cloud to develop and deploy modern applications. Within this new cloud-native world, traditional Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are still being relied upon.... Read More

In an era defined by software, we know very little about the developers that power it
Not all software developers are geeks. Dimitrios Mistriotis, software developer and ex-Googler, says understanding your own "archetype" could change how you think about your career After working on web platforms and web user interfaces for, startups, places starting up, and large companies such as Google, I resolved to write a book that deciphered and mapped... Read More

The top 5 trends in software development

Businesses across multiple industries and sectors are finding themselves delivering more and more software releases at a greater rate than ever before. There is now more technology in existence that requires updates to be rolled out continuously – and at very short notice should a complex issue arise. Business leaders, therefore, should be aware of… Read More


Engineers have asked for more autonomy: now we need to prove why
To ensure modern development practices are maintained in large organisations and we don’t loop back to overly-detailed three-year Gantt charts, engineers need to prove their value to customers, writes Jatil Damania, director of delivery at Contino As more organisations are moving towards modern development practices, they are mirroring established engineering models of fast-moving companies like... Read More

LEGOs Jesper Toubøl talks agile mould-making
Jesper Toubøl, Vice President E&M Elements & Moulds at LEGO, explains how LEGO has shaped business success through sound agile principles Leadership in transformation Today many businesses face practically ruthless demands to be ready for changes due to constantly shifting needs in the business environment. On top of this, technological developments often surprise many of us... Read More

Do you have proper Kubernetes security policies in place?
On the back of last year's high-profile discovery of a privilege escalation flaw in Kubernetes, CIOs and CSOs are in need of solid security strategies to protect applications under the helm of Captain Kubernetes. Brian Johnson, CEO of DivvyCloud, explores the complex task of managing massive, distributed systems built on open source technologies As Kubernetes solves a few... Read More

Engineering practices are key to the next stage of agile
In the first of a new series of articles exploring the current state and future trends in DevOps, Jatil Damania, Director of Delivery for Contino, argues that leaders should empower and energise their teams by emphasising common customer-focused goals and good engineering practices. In an aim to be more customer-centric, Agile adoption has been central... Read More


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