Cloud Migration Best Practice Part 3: Application Portfolio Analysis

Cloud Musings

In part three of this series on cloud migration best practice , I will focus on migrating the application itself. All it takes is executing an application portfolio screening process that takes a look at: The most appropriate CSP target deployment environment.

Spending On Application Security Tools To Grow Over 16% Annually

Forrester IT

Hackers go after web applications because they are typically the most vulnerable. In fact, web application was the top data breach type, accounting for almost one in five confirmed data breaches, according to Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report. Security and risk decision makers are spending more on application security and increasing deployment of application […]. application security web application firewalls

IT Applications: How to Create a Culture of Quality

CEB IT

Over the past several years, those in charge of IT applications teams have emphasized the need for their staff to be as quick as possible in getting applications in to day-to-day use. But this mindset can lead to low quality applications development and time-consuming rework.

Unconventional Metrics for IT Applications Portfolio Investment

CEB IT

One of the perennial jobs for IT applications teams who develop and maintain in-house software applications is to manage the portfolio of existing apps used by the company. And what separates the good from bad investment decisions in the applications budget is economic insight.

The Challenges Of Moving Old Applications Into A New Cloud

The Accidental Successful CIO

The Challenges Of Old Applications. We all have applications like this. When it comes to legacy applications, the person in the CIO position has a hands off policy. Supporting an application that now lives in the cloud can cause problems for many CIOs.

IT Applications: 3 Changes Needed to Run Agile at Scale

CEB IT

Most applications teams have brought in coaches and new tools to help them and nearly half are trying to implement enterprise frameworks like SAFe , according to CEB data.

SaaS-ifying your enterprise application? A quick-and-dirty guide

David Linthicum

Whatever you call it, more and more enterprises are looking to turn some enterprise application into a SaaS cloud application. There are several reasons to SaaS-enable an internal application. Or, they are looking to monetize applications they view as having value to other companies. Lots of people called it SaaS-enablement, some call it SaaS-ification of software.

Troubleshoot Intune Managed Application Deployments Errors

Anoop

Intune Managed Application troubleshooting options for Windows devices are explained in this post. The post Troubleshoot Intune Managed Application Deployments Errors appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair.

ServiceNow Offers A Refreshing Take On Customer-Centricity With Their Customer Service Application

Forrester IT

CRM applications customer relationship management (CRM) customer service solutions CRM customer service CXI attended ServiceNow’s Knowledge18 conference, held in Las Vegas on May 7-10. It’s a well attended conference by 18,000 people who use one or more of their cloud service management, HR, security and customer service products which are all built on an enterprise-grade platform. At the conference, there was a lot of emotion spent talking […].

6 must-have skills of modern web application developers

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Web application development is quickly becoming more complex. What skills must modern web application developers now possess? photo credit: geralt via pixabay cc In the past, application development had more of a specialized focus.

IT Applications: Four Ways Business Analysts are ‘Going Digital’

CEB IT

IT applications teams, who develop software in house for companies, employ business analysts to deal with internal customers and make sure the software is as useful as it can be. Blog Collaborate Across the Organization Information Technology IT Applications

12 Warning Signs of Bad Application Architecture

Social, Agile and Transformation

At a #CIOChat this weekend we were asked about warning signs for bad architecture. Here was my quick response capturing just a tweet-sized summary of architecture that "smells bad" - Too slow making biz needs. Too difficult/complex to explain to new technologists. Lack of defined integration process (closed system). Can’t be deployed to the cloud. Performance or stability issues. #. cio cloud computing it management software development software qa

Understanding Application Containers and OS-Level Virtualization

Data Center Knowledge

Application container platforms like Docker are enabling creation of better distributed systems Read More. Cloud Computing application container cloud

Intune Beginners Guide to Deploy MSI Application

Anoop

I guess is that application deployment is a most used feature in SCCM. In this post, you will see how to deploy MSI application from Intune. The post Intune Beginners Guide to Deploy MSI Application appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair. Intune Deploy MSI Application featured Intune Beginners GuideMicrosoft states that MSI is old technology and it can’t have modern world innovations.

The cloud can’t fix poor application performance

David Linthicum

Have you heard the fairy tale that application performance on the cloud is automatically optimized, without any effort from developers or administrators? Although elasticity does let you scale on demand by provisioning servers, or perhaps automatically these days using serverless computing technology, the elasticity concept unto itself does not guarantee well-performing applications.

Why web application development projects fail (and what IT can do about it)

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Over the past 37 years in the application development software industry, we’ve seen it all. In this article, we’ll cover a few of the most common problems that derail a web application development project, and give you some tips on how to avoid them.

Touch Screen Linux Applications

IT Toolbox

Today I would like to talk about a few of the applications that allow me to get the most out of the touch screen on my Linux computer

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Grown-Up IT For Grown-Up Applications

Chuck's Blog - EMC

If you’re running critical applications — especially those built on Oracle’s database — Oracle's engineered systems deserve your consideration. And a VBLOCK has almost zero native application awareness. 1 — Optimized for Critical Applications.

Top 10 business applications stories of 2016

Computer Weekly

Artificial intelligence and machine learning, along with the internet of things, have been the emerging elements in business applications in 2016. Cloud, too, has shaped supplier agendas

Application Migration: Know Your Options

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Featured Virtualization applications cloudStuck with a challenge app? Don't worry - you have options Read More.

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP): An online community with a virtuous goal

CTOvision

One of our CTOvision Pro subscribers requested we provide more context on web based and mobile application security and referenced the good work underway by OWASP. The Open Web Application Security Project is a non-profit online community dedicated to web application security.

IT Applications: Four Roles for Business Analysts to Play on Agile Projects

CEB IT

But as applications teams start using the Agile approach to software development more and more, and as that changes the way all of IT need to work together , applications managers have had to think hard about how to help business analysts (BAs) work within this new process.

IT Applications: How to Hire a ‘Digital-Ready’ Developer

CEB IT

Faced with a line-up of eager applicants, and after a day of repetitive interviews, it’s never been easy for managers to predict which job candidate will actually be the most successful in the job that’s up for grabs. For IT applications teams that develop software in-house for large companies, this proportion is likely to rise in the next few years. Two approaches from applications teams in CEB’s network will help.

Top 10 business applications stories of 2017

Computer Weekly

Indirect licensing of SAP software was the big story, with SAP’s victory over Diageo in the High Court proving a tinderbox. AI, machine learning and blockchain oscillated between hype and reality

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Virtual Application Delivery with Microsoft App-V

CTOvision

Post-acquisition, Microsoft rebranded Softricity’s application virtualization suite into App-V. The true power of application virtualization hasn’t been realized due to the fact that man.

SignalFX: Monitoring platform for modern applications

CTOvision

SignalFX is a monitoring platform designed for modern enterprise applications. Developers are central to the business — Developers are now playing a much more critical role in the business and need an application intelligence solution the same way marketers need business intelligence.

Case Study: Breaking the application delivery bottleneck

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Many businesses face an application development bottleneck. Application development efforts can’t keep up with business demands. As a result, business users are often stuck waiting around for the applications they need.

Install Dynamic Applications using SCCM CB Full Standalone Media

Anoop

The post Install Dynamic Applications using SCCM CB Full Standalone Media appeared first on Anoops. ConfigMgr (SCCM) ConfigMgr CB ConfigMgr Standalone media creation featured Install Dynamic Applications SCCM CB Full Standalone Media with Applications SCCM CB Standalone Media

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University of Manchester launches city fitness application

Computer Weekly

University’s health research centre is using gamification to get people active as part of the Manchester CityVerve smart city demonstrator

TSB moves to Microsoft cloud applications

Computer Weekly

TSB bank is moving more of its productivity business software to the cloud, with Microsoft 365 products next in line

Are You An Application Or An Infrastructure CIO?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Does a CIO have to choose between applications and infrastructure? Which do you favor more – applications or infrastructure ? There’s the (somewhat) glamorous world of application development and then there is the infrastructure team.

Cern to track job applicants ‘at the speed of light’

Computer Weekly

The nuclear research laboratory in Geneva, famous for tracking sub-atomic particles, is developing a cloud service to track of thousands of people who apply for jobs each year

Brother moves core internal applications to Amazon cloud

Computer Weekly

Manufacturer Brother has moved its back-office and customer-facing systems to the Amazon cloud using public and hybrid models

Threema, the Seriously Secure Messaging Application: Check It Out!

CTOvision

If you’ve ever been worried that the messages you are sending your friends and co-workers via the normal texting applications were not secure enough and you felt unsafe giving out personal information, then Threema might be the application for you to use. By May Gourley.

Most cloud applications not GDPR-ready, report reveals

Computer Weekly

Just 2% of more than 15,000 enterprise cloud application analysed are GDPR-ready, according to a cloud risk report