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Our guest on the podcast this week is Preeti Somal, VP of Engineering at Yahoo. We discuss the cloud challenges that come with supporting over a billion consumers per day at Yahoo. One way the Yahoo team simplifies this is through automation and smarter monitoring. Yahoo also leverages open source projects such as Hadoop and OpenStack, which helps onboard employees through their many mergers and acquisitions. Check out this episode! ... (more)

The Four Stages of Cloud Competence | @CloudExpo #IoT #Microservices

The Four Stages of Cloud Competence In the 1970s, a psychologist named Noel Burch created a learning model to describe how humans go through four stages of learning when introduced to a new skill. This model is known as “The Four Stages of Competence”. In my latest post on Forbes I use this model to describe how organizations traverse the learning process as they start adopting the cloud. ... (more)

2015 Outlook For Enterprise Cloud Adoption By @MadGreek65 | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

2015 Outlook For Enterprise Cloud Adoption On a recent flight home after meeting with a large bank, I started reflecting on how the conversations about cloud computing with clients have changed over the last 12 to 24 months. In 2012 and 2013, a lot of the conversations where focused on “what is cloud computing,” “help us build a cloud strategy” or “how do we automate our infrastructure.” As we near the end of 2014 these conversations have changed drastically. Check out my latest post on Forbes where I discuss some trends I expect to see in 2015. Cloud, Big Data, and the 'Intern... (more)

Kanban or Scrum with Paul Barnhill By @MadGreek65 | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Kanban or Scrum with Paul Barnhill Episode 2: Our guest on the podcast this week is Paul Barnhill, Senior Architect at Cloud Technology Partners. We discuss the differences between DevOps management systems, Kanban and Scrum. While both offer compelling capabilities, Kanban will become increasingly popular over the next year. Listen in to find out what Kanban can do that Scrum can not. Software Is Eating the World Download slides ▸ Here Companies that were not previously in the technology space now find themselves competing with Google and Amazon on the speed of innovation. As ... (more)

How Connected Cars Will Transform Industries By @MadGreek65 | ThingsExpo [#IoT]

How Connected Cars Will Transform Industries Connected cars will create new business models and provide opportunities for current businesses to greatly improve their service offerings. Areas like targeted marketing, fleet management, event planning, city planning, insurance, and auto repair will benefit immensely from the data that connected cars will provide in the not too distant future. Check out my latest post on Forbes to see how. Cloud, Big Data, and the 'Internet of Things' Are you ready to put your data in the cloud? What is the future of security in the cloud? Does Docke... (more)