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COVID-19 Creates Urgency for DevSecOps

Dave Kearney, Keith Worfolk and Anjan Chatterjee Agile, Covid, DevOps, DevSecOps, Docker, Kubernetes, Security, Software, Thoughts

Mark Zuckerberg has said, “If things aren’t breaking, you’re not moving fast enough. People learn by making mistakes.”  In some regards, this is a guiding principle for agile solution development and DevOps processes.  But moving fast while innovating has its downside as well: it can inadvertently allow outside forces to break or steal your “stuff” – your data, your intellectual …

Insurance Company Stays Lean and Agile in Times of Crisis

Dave Kearney, Susan Larson Bouwer and Anjan Chatterjee Agile, Automation, Covid, Crisis Management, Insurance, Lean, Thoughts

When the COVID-19 pandemic started, our work had to continue, and our customers still required help. Many organizations had to scramble to provide secure remote network access, VPNs, phone services, laptops, monitors, video conferencing, and remote applications – all necessary to allow employees to work remotely. Beyond these infrastructure needs, organizations also had to provide training. And for thousands of …

Covid Spreads RPA in Hospitals

Dave Kearney and Anjan Chatterjee Automation, Covid, Healthcare, Hospitals, Robotic Process Automation, RPA, Thoughts

Covid-19 is like nothing we’ve ever seen, a genuinely novel virus that is challenging medical professionals. It’s especially challenging to adapt to new modes of thinking, given how the pace of change at hospitals is usually deliberate and steady. Patient safety is a hospital’s primary concern, and staff must be trained in emerging innovations and new technology to deliver proper …