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 industry claws...

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 are...