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[Podcast] Best Practices for Refactoring Applications in the Cloud


We’ve been through several major technology paradigm shifts – from mainframe to client server to internet to, now, cloud. Cloud has given people the opportunity to refactor applications, which means different things to different people: From a minor change, akin to a chef adjusting ingredients in a seasoning, to a major shift like heart surgery. […]

[Podcast] Avoiding the “Anti-Pattern” Swamp with Data Privacy and Security


It’s a brave new world when it comes to data privacy and security, as companies work to comply with regulations such as the California Consumer Privacy Act and GDPR. No matter the size of the company or where they fall on the compliance spectrum, technology and culture change are both critical drivers of success. We […]

What is Quantum Computing?


Computers currently work using tiny silicon transistors as on/off switches to encode bits of data. Each action can have one of two values: one (on) and zero (off) in binary code. Traditional computing is measured by the amount of information that can be contained in these zeros and ones. Either a bit is a zero […]

[Podcast] Securing Applications Across Hybrid Environments


Securing applications in a hybrid world can be a challenge. Companies that try to control threat vectors across cloud platforms and infrastructure environments with the same set of tools often run into trouble. We discuss how containers and serverless platforms are starting to solve some of these security challenges – how their shared responsibility models […]