The cost of not engineering for agility

As practice lead for software engineering at Standard Bank Group, I have always seen my role as being a champion for engineering improvement, promoting collaboration and continuous learning among the engineering community in my organisation, writes Natasha Anderson....

The Sec. The Dev. And the Ops

Two things define development in business – speed to market and demand for quality. Unfortunately, these two targets rarely move in tandem, and rarely agree with one another. For the developers, speed is only the essence when it is added to the solutions they...

Strengthening the MLOps team

Machine learning operations (MLOps), the standardisation and streamlining of machine learning lifecycle management, has become one of the most important development areas within business. By Fred Senekal, head of R&D at Learning Machines Machine learning (ML) and...

What the boom in the DevOps tools market means for business

Growing at an impressive compound annual rate of 19,1% per year, the DevOps tools market is predicted to be worth almost $15-billion by 2026. By Nuno Martins, senior channel solutions architect at Red Hat This momentum can be largely ascribed to the drive for digital...

Containerisation is key for businesses needing to do more with less

At a time when economic pressures are forcing businesses to sweat their IT assets and do more with less, container technology and Kubernetes can be instrumental. By Modeen Malick, senior systems engineer at Commvault South Africa Achieving what is needed can be done...

Can ERP implementation happen remotely?

The changing global landscape has caused many businesses to seek out new ways of remote working. ERP automation can help companies navigate business disruption caused by Covid-19, but can an effective ERP solution be delivered off-site? In the new world of work...