Category Archives: Platforms

Infrastructure Engineering – Leveraging a Technology Plan

Our recent post discussed using the Infrastructure Engineering Lifecycle (IELC) to enable organizations to build a modern, efficient and robust technology infrastructure. One of the key expressions that both leverages and IELC approach and helps an infrastructure team properly plan … Continue reading

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The Infrastructure Engineering Lifecycle – How to Build and Sustain a Top Quartile Infrastructure

There are over 5,000 books on applications development methods on Amazon. There are dozens of industry and government standards that map out the methodologies for application development. And for IT operations and IT production processes like problem and change management, IT … Continue reading

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The Recent Quarter Results Confirm Tech Industry Trends

Some surprising and not so surprising results for the tech industry this past quarter (2Q15) confirm both longer term industry trends and also high volatility for mismatches in expectations and performance. First, Apple delivered strong growth in revenue and profits again (38% … Continue reading

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