The cloud has dominated IT plans and budgets for years. As a result, 92% of organizations report that they have at least one application or portion of their computing environment in the cloud today, up from 73% in 2018. These organizations are migrating to the… Read More »Migrating to the Cloud: What Does It Mean Today?
Security matters. According to a survey conducted by Spiceworks, one in four enterprises are increasing 2020 IT spend due to a recent security incident, and 47% of companies of all sizes cite security concerns as a top reason for bumping up their IT budget. In… Read More »Azure Lighthouse: The Best Way To Manage Azure B2B Relationships
The demands on software development are higher than ever, as evidenced by Agile, Lean, DevOps, and the many philosophies and practices employed to optimize it. When faced with a challenging development project, IT or product leaders often start by seeking outside resources with the necessary… Read More »Software Development Teams vs. Staff Augmentation [Comparison Guide]
At Polaris, our enthusiastic adoption of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) dates back before 2014. SAFe enables us to consistently deliver modern software solutions at budget and done right, on time, the first time. For our team coaching services, it means we’re advising you on… Read More »Updated for 2020: An Introduction to the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®)
The application modernization services market is set to grow to $25 billion by 2025. At Polaris, we start the app mod process by looking at business priorities, not technology, as a means of ensuring resources go to the right place. But there’s another area of… Read More »How To Put People First in Application Modernization
In order to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic leaner and poised for growth, leaders are looking for ways to digitize their organizations quickly. Only cloud platforms can provide the agility, scalability, built-in redundancy, global remote management, and integrated security needed for this transition, but finding… Read More »Get Cloud Ready and Pivot Quickly During a Pandemic
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.