DevOps

Going Big on Cloud: The Ultimate Guide


When you hear “Go Big on Cloud–Faster and in Complete Control”, you might think of those late night, TV infomercials that promise bigger muscles in minutes or perfectly cooked food in a non-stick pan. But it is possible for any enterprise to reach the promised land of cloud adoption quickly and in control, by following […]

Taking a DevOps Approach to Application Development and Deployment


Challenges Intralinks initiated a large software development project, which involved developing a next-generation technology platform and associated applications. Existing applications and architecture were based on Intralinks’ first-generation cloud environment, infrastructure and development processes. Intralinks needed technical expertise and leadership in the areas of DevOps application development and deployment methodologies. Solutions Assist the Intralinks team with […]

Are Full Stack Teams an IT Utopia?


Over the years, there have been numerous articles about full stack development and full stack engineers. The conversation has been relevant primarily to soft­ware development activities (specifically web development), and less so to other efforts. Opinions on this topic range wildly between the need for deep specializa­tion in a specific area or two, versus taking […]

Security and DevOps: Aligning for Success in 3 Steps


Organizations carrying out digital transformation initiatives put significant emphasis on speed and efficiency – and with good reason. They want to get things done fast: create prototypes in days, deliver new versions in weeks and conduct revisions constantly, quickly, with the push of a button. They also want everything done correctly: completing and documenting all […]

Building a Rockstar Team is a Challenge By Any Standard


I completely understand that this is an extremely subjective matter and to quote Paul Simon: “one man’s ceiling is another man’s floor”. What’s a rockstar anyway? Building a high performance team dedicated to doing genome sequence research is most likely quite different than putting together eleven soccer players to win the World Cup or a […]