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Astadia’s Leadership Forum

Managed Services, Best Practices

Declare Disaster, Push Button, Drink Beer.

These are the exact words from a client who told me that his wish is for a new Disaster Recovery (DR) process for his company.  Of course, he does do work for a very large..

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Managed Services, Best Practices

It's about time! (Warning: Double entendre ahead)

For 30 years I have been in IT industry.  And for all of that time the promise of technology has been to accelerate business; and there are many ways in which we have delivered..

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Cloud Development, Cloud Adoption, Best Practices

Happy DevOps New Year!

This recent holiday season and  New Year is a great time to reflect on last year.

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Best Practices, Legacy Modernization

IT Testing: What's Appropriate for Replatforming Projects

Testing is an important component of any IT project. Releasing a serious flaw to production in a business-critical application can have disastrous effects. At best, it's a..

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Cloud Development, Best Practices, Cloud 101

What comes first... good SCM or DevOps?

Prior to a DevOps engagement, a potential client would want to know how you'll engage their team(s) and where your analysis may start. Would it be continuous integration? How..

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Managed Services, Best Practices

Real Service Desk Leverage Requires a Little Perspective

I often hear people talk about the Service Desk as the organization’s “window” into the IT function; and I get it.  The Service Desk has a significant impact on the IT brand,..

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Cloud Adoption, Legacy Modernization

COBOL Containers on the Horizon

The adoption of cloud computing is in full swing. Most organizations I talk to are in the midst of executing their cloud strategy and busily planning or migrating their..

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Managed Services

What brand of sphygmomanometer does your doctor use?

I was speaking with a client recently, we’ll call him Frank, about all the tools Astadia uses in delivering our services.   He is a very sharp IT veteran and after answering..

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Managed Services

IT as a Service (ITaaS)

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