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
When the product you are working on is aligned with the strategic direction of your company, and everyone can see the work as it’s being done, magic happens. The politics, the fits and starts, the constant rework, the change in priority. It all melts away.… Read More »AGILE LUNCH: Product Vision, Alignment, Transparency, Results
In talking with people that are new to the idea of iterative and incremental development, this is often the most common thing I hear. “We can’t deploy anything until we have everything done” Of course, this raises the stakes, because you don’t get an opportunity… Read More »We have to have everything, or we can’t have anything
One thing that we learned from Google’s Project Aristotle is that the highest performing teams have a single thing in common. What is that thing, you ask? Safety. Not safety as in they are in physical danger, but a far more difficult to measure safety,… Read More »Creating team safety in 1 easy step