Satisfying Meal or Junk Food?

Until recently, programmers alone possessed the power to write the code that directed various aspects of our professional and personal lives. What they created, the rest of us learned how to use so we can function in an digitalized world. But soon, software ate the world and the programming hierarchy had to come up with … Read more

A Practical Guide to DevOps

[Editor’s note: This curated guide was updated in April 2022 to reflect new trends today and to include our most recent content.] When people — experts included — talk about DevOps they too often think in terms of the technology or a methodology. Then, there are the people who say it’s just another way to … Read more

A Game-Changing Year for UI and UX

In the past 12 months we have seen major changes in digital engagement. That the pandemic triggered a wave of digital adoption is clear, but what was less easy to predict is just how far that digitization would continue. In our connected society, we are still working through the profound shifts that started post-COVID — … Read more

Are Universities Delivering Well-Prepared IT Graduates?

The tech talent crunch is impacting organizations of all sizes. The lack of qualified IT specialists is a rising concern with no end in sight. Taking into account accelerated retirement plans of the Baby Boomers and the “great resignation” spurred by the pandemic, tech companies will be even more reliant on the upcoming generation of … Read more

DevOps or DevOops?

It was the decades-long history of a buildup of IT demands and user frustrations that gave rise to DevOps in the early years of the 21st century. DevOps’ promise was that users would be more directly involved with IT in developing new applications, and that continuous collaboration between users and IT would ensure that applications … Read more