Monthly Archives: October 2015

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Written on Oct, 27, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Retailers have long held for a dream of a connected experience – the idea that you can create a tether between your brand and customers. But technology has never been quite at that point to achieve this vision. Until now. Several factors have combined to now fulfill the tethered brand. The cloud: The cloud has finally reached its original promise …

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Written on Oct, 20, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

You may have heard recently about LinkedIn being ordered in court to pay $13m in damages as a result of its bad user experience which forces, or tricks, its newly signed users to spamming their contacts without their knowledge. The figure comes from 10 dollars in damages charged to every user. If this had been proved to cause mental anguish, …

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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 Oct, 07, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

As many of you know, Insight recently invested heavily in BlueMetal (you can find the press release here). One of the core reasons cited by Insight’s president for investing in us was design, referring to several award-winning projects we had delivered (including EnerNOC). Our strategy and design team is proportionally small (approx 6% of BlueMetal’s workforce) but the impact the team …

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