If you want to assess the health of your organization’s relationship to learning, there are a few simple questions to ask. (1) Are team members afraid to fail, or open to it as a means of discovering new solutions? (2) Are decisions and actions driven… Read More »Effective Learning Strategies to Leverage Across Your Organization
I recently explored four common software design problems and legacy application issues that are holding organizations back today, positing that all of them can be successfully addressed with Microsoft Azure Service Bus. Today, I’ll dig deeper into Azure Service Bus’ reliable cloud messaging, how it… Read More »Modernize Your Applications with Azure Service Bus
In times of uncertainty–driven by an acquisition, changing consumer demand, or a global pandemic–even the smallest software design problems can make the difference between a fragile enterprise and a fit one. Discover four top problems that can be addressed with Azure Service Bus.
Moving to a serverless architecture allows IT/OPs to refocus their time on delivering business value rather than taking backups, replacing failing hardware, doing OS updates/patches, etc. You will also benefit from easier infrastructure automation and better governance at a fraction of the cost. You’ll be able to take advantage of some cloud-native functionality which enables scaling and performance. Paying for what you use and need will drive down costs dramatically. Polaris can get you to this point quickly and effectively, providing you with the knowledge and tools to leverage Azure serverless computing resources.
A poorly-designed user experience (UX) can inhibit prolonged usage of your application – users get quickly frustrated by an application in which they have trouble completing their designated tasks. Customers may eventually get so disheartened by a bad user experience that they look for alternative… Read More »Upgrade your application’s User Experience
Polaris Solutions recently finished a project to modernize an enterprise build and deployment strategy. The project landscape consisted of the following: 30 web applications 12 windows services 12 CMS sites (Umbraco) For years, a basic build and deployment process was used for the test environment… Read More »DevOps Modernization Project Wrap Up
I work with a Scrum Master who joined an established team that uses a Physical Kanban board (Post-it Notes on a white board to track their work). Since this has been working well for them, the Scrum Master doesn’t want to disrupt their process. However,… Read More »Printing Physical Cards for Work Items from Azure DevOps
Blockchain is getting a tremendous amount of buzz lately. Some say it’s the biggest technology bubble since the internet. But when you dig deeper with most pundits, they are hard pressed to explain exactly what it is and how it’s going to change the world.… Read More »DEV LUNCH: Blockchain Demystified