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Software Development & Release Management

8 Myths About Moving To The Atlassian Cloud Debunked

"Oh, the Atlassian Cloud isn't built for Enterprise." As an Atlassian Solution Partner, we’ve seen that most organizations who are hesitant about moving to cloud, aren’t equipped with the right information. This is why we’ve busted the top cloud myths.  In this...

5 Reasons To Move To The Atlassian Cloud

Why Atlassian's Cloud Platform is ready for your business Experts are predicting that 83% of enterprise workloads will be in the cloud. If you’ve been paying attention, you’re probably not surprised. Cloud services are more secure, sustainable, agile, and...
Tortoise for Windows — a Better Software Management Option

Tortoise for Windows — a Better Software Management Option

As part of our software engineering services, I work with a lot of developers taking finished websites and deploying them. When the developer codes, he or she uses what's comfortable to them or what works best with their department. After a number of times trying to...

Continuous Integration in 8 Easy Steps with Buildbot

Continuous Integration in 8 Easy Steps with Buildbot

Several weeks ago, Ron provided some great insight regarding how to install the Hudson continuous integration tool on Windows. This week, I'll be discussing a different tool: Buildbot. My initial exposure to continuous integration tools in general was only a few years...

The IT Guy’s Backpack

The IT Guy’s Backpack

I hate being unprepared. When I was in high school, I had a locker. I even had one of those clever plastic shelves and a magnetic mirror. You know what I stored in there? Nothing -- I spent far too much time watching MacGuyver. So I carried around all my books, pens,...

The Convergence of ALM and PLM in the Technology Industry

The Convergence of ALM and PLM in the Technology Industry

As more and more technology is embedded into products, and software continues its role as the primary driver for product innovation, the domains of application lifecycle management (ALM) and product lifecycle management (PLM) are being placed on an inevitable...

Calling the Experts to Manage Your IT Network Infrastructure

Calling the Experts to Manage Your IT Network Infrastructure

An often overlooked part of IT network infrastructure management is network security. The majority of business networks, even for small businesses, have a large variety of heterogeneous devices that are working together to provide the services for the various...

How to Deal with Single Points of Failure: People

How to Deal with Single Points of Failure: People

There are things in every system that if they fail will cause the entire system to be crippled. These single points of failure can be hardware based, software based or even people based. If a problem occurs in these sensitive areas then an entire business can grind to...

How to Deal with Single Points of Failure: Software

How to Deal with Single Points of Failure: Software

In our series looking at false economies that place your business at risk, we have considered the dangers of leaving system administration and maintenance to engineers and looked at the single point of failure risks associated with hardware. But hardware isn't the...

How to Install the Hudson Continuous Integration Tool on Windows

How to Install the Hudson Continuous Integration Tool on Windows

This week we are going to begin taking a look at Hudson, a widely used continuous build and integration tool. Hudson is a state of the art continuous build tool which now has seen wide adoption for software engineering. Hudson supports most of the more prominent...