WeThinkCode_ realises gender parity goal

Just 18 months after the launch of its WomenThinkCode= initiative, WeThinkCode_ has achieved its target of recruiting at least 50% women in its student intake. “The success of this initiative reflects an intentional effort to identify and recruit talented women...

Designing architecture for holistic integration

The past few years have seen shifts in infrastructure and development models across organisations that are moving away from legacy approaches towards more holistic and integrated development, ops, and investment. As McKinsey points out, the C-Suite, tired of feeling...

Agile teams need the support of agile infrastructure

Agility is a key term surrounding IT today. In a rapidly shifting world, the ability to adapt, learn quickly and change to meet new requirements is critical to success. By Amit Singh, solution architect at AlphaCodes However, while agile methodology has long been...

LEAN, Agile and DevOps: a vaccine for stalled digital transformation

Starting in July 1916, the British Expeditionary Force, under the leadership of Field Marshall Douglas Haig, began the battle of the Somme – a battle remembered as one of the deadliest of the first world war. Hundreds of thousands of men – British and...

DataOps – moving beyond DevOps for a healthy data pipeline

The mission of DataOps is to create agile, scalable, and controllable workflows to feed data consumers the reliable data they need when they need it. By Gary Alleman, MD of Master Data Management The desire for insights to inform decision making remains a primary...

How to write an architectural specification

Manufacturers need to radically improve the quality of architectural specifications provided on their websites, or risk not being specified in architects’ projects. This is according to Morag Evans, CEO of BuildConnect, who says: “As the construction...