Break out of compliance jail for open source software with DevOps – OSCON 2017

On a hot summer day in 2015, my manager came to me to discuss IBM’s vision for Open Technologies. She outlined the reality of the high cost of maintaining open source legal and security compliance. Then she asked me, “How would you like to solve this problem?” I have been traveling on this journey ever since,...  Continue reading Break out of compliance jail for open source software with DevOps – OSCON 2017

Evangelizing better API development practices – OSCON 2017

My journey in the API world really started about 3 years ago. During this time I was fortunate enough to learn good practices from several great mentors. Next month I will be co-hosting a tutorial at two major conferences, Oscon and Pycon. Teaching a development workflow, I believe to be the...  Continue reading Evangelizing better API development practices – OSCON 2017

The DevOps Adoption Playbook – DevOps coaching from IBM’s Sanjeev Sharma

In professional sports, the coach’s playbook is highly sought after and considered sacred. All the teams' plays are in there, and if an opposing team gets hold of the playbook, well let’s just say the game would be played like an open book. Fortunately for you, software development isn’t a professional sport and Sanjeev...  Continue reading The DevOps Adoption Playbook – DevOps coaching from IBM’s Sanjeev Sharma

Join us on YouTube Live for Enterprise DevOps: It Takes a Village, February 9th!

When talking about enterprise DevOps transformation, many people look for a silver bullet—a magic wand that will convert an old, inefficient organization into a high-performing, DevOps-enabled IT team. But in truth there is no single silver bullet. DevOps takes a village. This DevOps village, like a real village, consists of physical infrastructure, as well as...  Continue reading Join us on YouTube Live for Enterprise DevOps: It Takes a Village, February 9th!
On Demand Consulting from IBM Cloud Professional Services

Beyond imagination to innovation with IBM On Demand Consulting

Are you ready to cross the innovation threshold? When it comes to technology innovation, you have big aspirations for what you want to achieve. But, you might not have all the knowledge, skills, or resources you need to carry out and complete your project. The more you wait or struggle at being stuck, the more frustrating...  Continue reading Beyond imagination to innovation with IBM On Demand Consulting

If only Pokémon GO had used predictive cloud computing…

My eye rolling has increased ever since Pokémon GO released. Throughout the day, and I don’t think there’s been a day without an eye-roll, I hear cries of frustration from my 11-year-old daughter: "I can't log on”... eye-roll. “The app won’t open”... eye-roll. “Pokémon GO crashed again!”... eye-roll. “I have to log on a...  Continue reading If only Pokémon GO had used predictive cloud computing…