Author : Bob Familiar

Written on Oct, 19, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

This book provides practical guidance for adopting a high velocity, continuous delivery process to create reliable, scalable, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions that are designed and built using a microservice architecture, deployed to the Azure cloud, and managed through automation. Microservices, IoT, and Azure offers software developers, architects, and operations engineers’ step-by-step directions for building SaaS applications—applications that are available 24×7, work …

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Written on Oct, 15, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

The software development landscape has changed dramatically over the past decade. Disruptive technologies and design approaches have introduced entirely new types of applications and methods for building them. There is also a deep desire to move away from big bang releases of software products that take many years to design and build and instead move to a cloud hosted Software-as-a-Service …

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Written on Sep, 24, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

[Reposted from Bob’s blog, The Undocumented API.] Thank you to everyone who attend the BlueMetal Driving IoT Business Value events in Cambridge and New York. Below is a recap of the session. If you are interested in discussing an IoT business scenario with us, do not hesitate to reach out. -Bob Familiar IOT IoT is not new. The ability to connect devices to …

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Written on Dec, 10, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

We at BlueMetal have a great deal of experience in creating solutions that leveraged connected devices streaming millions of records to cloud hosted repositories, leveraging historical and predictive analytics engines to provide insight and creating immersive experiences that give our clients agility and speed in their daily business activities. Case in point…EnerNOC. EnerNOC Using Lean Engineering a small team from …

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Written on Nov, 11, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

At BlueMetal we apply Lean Engineering principles to help our clients guide the creation and deployment of software products at high velocity with low risk. In this article, Bob Familiar, Practice Director for Cloud & Services, gives readers an overview of Lean Engineering, the historical underpinnings and detail on the principles that guide the process, methodology and architecture for the …

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