The cloud goes critical in 2018: Deep learning, smart cloud infrastructure, and more

From cut-throat competition, eyebrow-raising co-opetition, and major advances in cloud-based machine learning, 2017 was a pivotal – and productive – year for the cloud, setting the stage for what looks likely to be the most exciting year yet. The market swing is already in full force. Thanks to a full-fledged embrace by the enterprise, the […]

All Things Distributed: Rethinking the ‘production’ of data

This article titled “Daten müssen strategischer Teil des Geschäfts werden” appeared in German last week in the “IT und Datenproduktion” column of Wirtschaftwoche. How companies can use ideas from mass production to create business with data Strategically, IT doesn’t matter. That was the provocative thesis of a much-talked-about article from 2003 in the Harvard Business […]

The Evidence is in: The Cloud’s Advantages are now Clear to Business

The business community is now seeing directly how the cloud is transformative for business, not something simply for technologists to use One of the likely outcomes of moving to the public cloud is altering how products are designed, a recent Harvard Business Review article shows. With cloud, there is closer collaboration between corporate IT departments […]

How serverless reduced our costs by 70%

We focused on converting our services into AWS Lambda functions and our workflows into Step Functions Straight after graduation, I joined a startup called Heavywater Inc — and had no idea what was in store for me. The company is focused on using artificial intelligence virtual assistants to enable business process outsourcing, and the the infrastructure is […]

Shifting to The Cloud: 5 Benefits of Cloud Computing

Disruptive technologies have been changing the game in the IT world for the last decade. New trends emerge and it quickly becomes apparent that businesses need to adapt to survive. One of these disruptive technologies is cloud computing. Simply defined, cloud computing is the practice of computing over an internet connection. Chances are you are […]

What is a Kanban Board?

A Kanban board is the key visualization tool for implementing Kanban in your business. A Kanban board is used by any team that uses Kanban for visual management of their work and improving their delivery of products and services in terms of predictability, quality and time-to-market performance. A Kanban board can be physical – which […]

Why Move To The Cloud? 10 Benefits Of Cloud Computing

Simply put, cloud computing is computing based on the internet. Where in the past, people would run applications or programs from software downloaded on a physical computer or server in their building, cloud computing allows people access to the same kinds of applications through the internet. When you update your Facebook status, you’re using cloud […]

Top 10 benefits of IT outsourcing

If you’re an executive of a small or mid-size company, this information is for to you. Why? Because it can help you make better decisions regarding your business and it can also help you realize that IT outsourcing is the fresh air your company needs. In this day and age, there are just a handful […]

Azure vs. AWS Cloud Service Comparison: Which One is Better?

We’ve used Azure for nearly five years at Stackify; in fact, we built Retrace with Azure in mind. But is Azure the right cloud for you? The battle between Azure and AWS is heated, so we decided to see how they measure up in this head-to-head comparison. (Get a side-by-side, feature-by-feature comparison chart including Google Compute.) […]