THE NEED The question of buy vs build is often a very difficult one. On the one hand, you get everything exactly as you want it, on the other, you have to compromise, but implementation cost and support is lower. This is the dilemma one… Read More »Streamlined infrastructure for Pharmacy PaaS
THE NEED A national airport offsite parking company was outgrowing their build and deploy process. Deploying software to each location manually was proving costly and time consuming. Each deployment was taking over 40 hours to configure and deploy, followed by 20+ hours of follow-on work.… Read More »95% Reduction in Deployment Costs with Octopus
Application modernization is the practice of re-writing or porting existing software to newer frameworks and platforms to align it more closely with current business needs and realize more value. Modernization of a critical enterprise application is often a large, multi-year high risk journey. It benefits… Read More »DEV LUNCH: Modernizing Legacy Applications
Agile transformations can be undertaken for a myriad of reasons, but the fact is, no matter the reason, the changes that are required to transform the organization are largely the same. There are organizational changes, roles to be created, incentive plans to be reworked, financial… Read More »The Agile Transformation Trough of Despair – How to Avoid It!
One of our core values is inventiveness and one of the great perks of working at Polaris is the dedicated time we are given to follow our intellectual pursuits. Our Innovation Days benefit gives every consultant full autonomy to spend 3 days working on a… Read More »Announcing the Polaris Innovation Repository
Polaris is proud to announce that we are officially registered as a Redgate certified consulting partner. Our expertise in DevOps and DB development combined with their best of breed tools has led to this natural partnership. They have developed what we feel is a complete… Read More »Polaris is now Redgate certified!
The Version One annual State of Agile report is one of our most anticipated events each year. One might be tempted to write this report off since it is produced by a vendor. And while we admit we do see a smidge of natural bias… Read More »State of Agile 2017 Report Is Out!
If you are a Team Foundation Server customer, you may already understand how valuable it is to bring your teams together in one place to orchestrate your entire development lifecycle. Now that Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) has been launched, there are many compelling… Read More »AGILE LUNCH: Enterprise Adoption of Visual Studio Team Services
We are frequently asked about our approach to agile adoption in both the small and at large. The answer of course, in true cheeky consulting form is “it depends”. At their root, agile adoptions and transformations are simply a form of organizational change management. A… Read More »Debugging Agile Adoption