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The Real Meaning of ‘Data-Driven Disruption’
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The Real Meaning of ‘Data-Driven Disruption’

By Troy Vetter, COO, Coda Global One of the most often-used, but least understood IT phrases today is “data-driven disruption.” When examining what this means to your business, it’s important to understand that “disruption” is simply a nicer word for “obsolescence through displacement.” If a product, tool, or process is better, faster, cheaper, etc., it...

Rescuing a Failing DevOps Initiative
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Rescuing a Failing DevOps Initiative

By Troy Vetter, COO Working in AppDev, I’ve often been asked what sounds like a simple question – but is really quite complex: “How do you rescue a failing DevOps initiative?” Before I share my thoughts, I think it’s important to take a look at what DevOps really is and the reasons DevOps projects go...

What Our 40+ AWS Certifications Mean to You
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What Our 40+ AWS Certifications Mean to You

By Troy Vetter, Chief Operations Officer, and Sharan Gurunathan, Executive Vice President and Principal Solutions Architect We recently had a client in the Northeast that is a very successful and fast-growing developer of business-productivity software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions come to us with a problem. The client has a brilliant team of developers on staff, and they...

Lessons Learned from IT’s Founding Fathers (and Mothers)
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Lessons Learned from IT’s Founding Fathers (and Mothers)

By Troy Vetter, Chief Operations Officer It’s July, and with fireworks and freedom still on our minds, I was thinking about our Founding Fathers and how our entire modern world is built on the foundation that a handful of smart men created during the Continental Congress in the late 1700s.1 And that led me to think about...

Lessons Learned from IT’s Founding Fathers (and Mothers)
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Lessons Learned from IT’s Founding Fathers (and Mothers)

By Troy Vetter, Chief Operations Officer It’s July, and with fireworks and freedom still on our minds, I was thinking about our Founding Fathers and how our entire modern world is built on the foundation that a handful of smart men created during the Continental Congress in the late 1700s.1 And that led me to...

Transforming IT Through DevOps
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Transforming IT Through DevOps

It’s a bird…it’s a plane…it’s DevOps!! As a father of a large family, juggling too much work, organizing too many tasks, and keeping up with too many appointments, has become a way of life.   Occasionally, I feel caught up, like I am winning this game called work/life balance. Then marketing reminds me that my blog...

Cloud Sandboxes and DevOps Productivity
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Cloud Sandboxes and DevOps Productivity

When I was a kid I loved nothing more than the sandbox below the tree fort that my Dad built. My sandbox was a place where anything was possible. The toys of my childhood (the great ‘80s) all still bear the scars of that sandbox, in fact, my own children don’t play with any of...