Kubernetes: A Rising Platform for Delivering Digital at Scale

I read a very interesting tweet yesterday on Kubernetes’ Twitter channel. “We didn’t change our organization because we wanted to use #Kubernetes, we used Kubernetes because we wanted to change our organization.” The tweet showcases the tremendous value proposition that Kubernetes, the open source container orchestration system, can bring to an enterprise in terms of […]

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Reinventing Talent Acquisition, DevOps Style: Seven Ways to Become a ‘Destination Company’

Just as brilliant drummers have their pick of bands, top cloud-native developers and project managers can be choosy about their employers. They’re the rock stars of business, and they know it. If you’re not a “destination company” like Amazon, Facebook or Google, how do you entice top talent to work for you? (And if you’re […]

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Hyperloop: Engineering the Future of Transportation

Next year will mark 150 years since the last spike was driven into the final railroad tie connecting the first transcontinental railroad in the U.S. On May 10, 1869, supervisors and crewmembers from three railroad companies gathered a mile above sea level at Promontory Summit in Utah to watch Leland Stanford, the president of Central […]

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Amazon Primes Pharmacy Disruption with PillPack Acquisition

Amazon’s march toward what we’ve called “Prime Health” continues with the company’s announcement that it will acquire PillPack, the online full-service pharmacy that sorts its customers’ medications by dose; packages them by date, day and time; and mails them to the consumer’s home. With this acquisition, Amazon gains another tool for making healthcare easier, faster, […]

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Closing the Digital Marketing Skills Gap

For anyone pursuing an MBA just a few years ago, the topic of digital marketing might have consumed a single paragraph in their marketing textbook. The reasoning at the time was, “Why would you need a website, when you have TV?” Fast-forward to today, and digital marketing is an entire specialization within the marketing organization, […]

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The Automation Maturity Curve: Making the Leap from RPA to Cognitive Solutions (Part 4 of a series)

Authors’ note: This is the fourth of a five-part series, in which we discuss the ways banks are adopting robotic process automation (RPA). In this installment, we explore what banks should be thinking about when moving from proof of concept-based, siloed, task-level automation to overall operations transformation and how platform vendors are working to support […]

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How Remote and Branch Offices Can Feel More Local with Hyperconvergence and Software-Defined Networks

From banking to healthcare to retail, many organizations establish remote and branch offices (ROBO) to enter new markets or offer local and convenient services. For many of these enterprises, however, it’s a real challenge to provide IT support to these locations, especially with a centralized IT management team. Because of their small size, many remote […]

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