Category Archives: Software & Application Delivery

Mainframe skills; time to flip the telescope around?

The more I learn about the world of mainframes, the more I find myself drawn[...]

S/4HANA Migration: Is Selective Transformation the Answer?

The last big market survey carried out by Freeform Dynamics on SAP migration was completed[...]

From clipboards to smart data capture; how software-defined scanning is changing the game

When I first heard about ‘smart data capture’, I couldn’t help thinking back to a[...]

Taking the next step in mainframe observability

Despite their frequently less visible role, mainframes remain indispensable in supporting the critical operations of[...]

From Barcode Scanning to Smart Data Capture

Time for a more intelligent approach

Beyond the Barcode: Smart Data Capture

The emerging business imperative for richer, smarter data collection

Can contributing to open source get you a job?

Could voluntary work on open source projects be a stepping stone to employment?

Kubernetes as an enterprise multi-cloud enabler

Building out your environment to create a full lifecycle delivery platform

Tackling the software skills crunch

How IT leaders grow their software engineering resources

Just because it’s innovative, doesn’t make it good!

One of my hobbyhorses at the moment is how words and adjectives that ought to[...]

To maximise potential, mainframers must reach out and engage

The team here has always had immense respect for the mainframe community

Does application modernisation mean what you think it means?

Most people in IT probably think they know what application modernisation is

Kubernetes and the open-source maintainer question

While much of October's KubeCon-CloudNativeCon North America

Supporting the needs of highly unpredictable workloads

It’s all about flexibility, scalability and cost effectiveness

Like a teenager, Kubernetes looks almost grown-up, yet still a bit awkward and confused

Platform: that’s the key word that sprung to mind after attending Kubecon

Distributed Cloud Computing

An emerging strategic imperative for IT leaders

Is it a Suite, Package, Bundle or Platform?

People have been selling collections of products and tools for centuries, and with the advent[...]

Remember when Agile was treated with suspicion?

Throwback Thursday: When we researched the topic of Agile development back in 2008

Achieving success with your S/4HANA proof of concept (POC)

What to consider when selecting platforms, tools and services

Software-Accelerated S/4HANA Migration

Striking the right balance and maximizing ROI

The SMB solution selection challenge

It's all too easy for smaller businesses to get caught out

Data governance in software testing

Throwback Thursday: this week we're going back to 2008

Defining your SAP modernization journey

Quick wins on the road to S/4HANA