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Success Factors for Enterprise Machine Learning Projects

Over the past ten years, the aggregate threat of the newly arrived digital-native market disruptors has proven to be serious enough to push some of the big incumbents off the cliff and cause severe revenue losses to many others. The large players have been facing a “do or die” mandate which grows exponentially now: To replicate what these little foes have as the secret sauce to their success: Agility and AI-enhanced Digital...

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Leaders in Tech: Stuart Humes

Welcome to the next feature in our Leaders in Tech editorial series. Speaking to leaders in the industry to capture their stories, career highs and lows, their trials and successes, their current company and their role, most recent projects, advice to others, and the individuals who they most look up to in the industry. This week, we talked to Stuart Humes, Head of Infrastructure at RSPCA, to find out more about why he joined the tech...

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Implementing continuous delivery in business

The true value of continuous delivery is that high-quality, working code is ready to deploy to production, on-demand, at all times through an automated delivery pipeline. As code is merged up to the production branch, it is tested through automation from Development Unit Test and TDD through BDD and business testing in increasingly production-like environments. As this code progresses through the software development lifecycle (SDLC)...

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3 Advantages of Using Cloud-Based Manufacturing Software

Cloud software has revolutionized the business world (and beyond). The dawn of Industry 4.0 – also known as the fourth industrial revolution – has meant that we’re better connected than ever before. But it also means that modern manufacturers need to strive to remain competitive in an increasingly automated industry. If your manufacturing firm hasn’t yet embraced cloud-based software, the question has to be ‘why?’. To hold...

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Leaders in Tech: Stephen Hill

We are excited to launch the next feature in our Leaders in Tech editorial series. Speaking to leaders in the industry to capture their stories, career highs and lows, their trials and successes, their current company and their role, most recent projects, advice to others, and the individuals who they most look up to in the industry. This week, we talked to Stephen Hill, Senior DevOps engineer at Kaluza Flex, to find out more about why...

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Testing mobile apps in the Cloud

Testing mobile apps in the cloud were already on the rise before 2020, but the pandemic turned it into a must. Physical devices on which to test — whether smartphones or tablets — were left stranded in the office and getting new ones to remote teams suddenly based at home was difficult and expensive. The situation put the spotlight on the limitations of on-premise testing across various devices and permutations. Practically...

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UK public sector still reticent to move to the cloud

A recent report by UKCloud revealed that a significant number of UK public sector systems and services are still dependent on expensive and inefficient legacy IT. Indeed, it was found out that 45% of respondents wouldn’t consider using public cloud for traditional IT environments that weren’t cloud-native, while another 32% were discrediting the use of the cloud for legacy systems. Yet, almost nine out of 10 respondents stated...

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New study reveals top multi-cloud challenges

A new study by Ensono revealed the top challenges regarding the multi-cloud strategy of US and UK IT leaders. Indeed, it was found out that the highest concern for IT professionals that are considering or are already using, multi-cloud strategies is security. For UK leaders, the next concerns are governance and cost optimization, while for US leaders, it is cost optimization and the ability to maintain a positive end-user...

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The National DevOps Conference 2021

National DevOps Conference, September, London, 2021   Although 2020 isolated us from each other, we are extremely proud to announce that the National DevOps Conference is ready to welcome you again in September 2021 at the British Museum, in London! The conference will be a great opportunity to connect the DevOps community all the while providing the best discussion around DevOps topics so as to deepen your knowledge and create...

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Covid-19 led to a rise in cybercrime

According to a new report by NortonLifeLock, almost 15 million people in the UK were victims of cybercrime since the outbreak of the pandemic. Indeed, it was reported that 74% of respondents felt that COVID-19 and the shift to remote working had made it easier for cybercriminals to threaten and take advantage of them, leading to a collective loss of £2.7bn over the past 12 months. Moreover, 59% stated that they were increasingly more...

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Cybersecurity training still insufficient

A new study by TalentMS revealed that cybersecurity training undertaken during the pandemic is still deemed insufficient. Indeed, it was found out that despite 59% of employees receiving cybersecurity training from their companies,  61% failed simple cybersecurity tests. It was reported that most employees are most knowledgeable in laptop security, but do not know how to secure sensitive data and recognise harmful files. Regarding the...

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The future of the Cloud

2020 was a year like no other and everything was turned upside down in a hurry. Most organizations had to find a way to adapt and keep up with the new challenges so they weren’t left behind. Businesses became more digitally-driven and started to increase their reliance on technology to deliver quality services and improve customer experiences. Thus, switching to the cloud has become an essential step towards innovation and efficiency...