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DevTest in the Cloud Part 5 – How on-demand environments can take a 15-month SDLC down to 9 months

In Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 of this series, I showed that sharing Azure can create copies of existing environments, and create a copy for use to use for development or testing. In this blog post, I will show how leading edge companies are using this functionality to quickly test environment changes. Most [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:45+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Cloud|0 Comments

Video Blog: Microsoft Azure Fast Start Workshop – SharePoint in Azure

Our Microsoft Azure Fast Start Workshop is a structured interactive experience that will accelerate your moving to Microsoft Azure and get you up and running in just a few days. What IS Microsoft Azure? It is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure for building, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of [...]

By | 2016-12-19T22:02:52+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Video|34 Comments

DevTest in the Cloud Part 4 – How on-demand environments can take a 15-month SDLC down to 9 months

In Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3, I walked you through some typical waste in many companies SDLC and environments have up to 6 months of waste built into them: Using Azure and Azure Site Recovery, on demand environments could be created from Production, delivering environments with up-to-date data exactly when they are needed: [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:47+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Cloud|31 Comments

DevTest in the Cloud Part 3 – Deeper dive into how environments slow down your SDLC

In my last blog post, I showed that sharing environments with old, stale data is causing huge waste in your SDLC. Here, I am sharing with you how to use Azure and Azure Site Recovery to quickly replicate environments to solve these problems. Azure Site Recovery is a Microsoft solution that can: 1. Replicate a [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:47+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Cloud|2 Comments

DevTest in the Cloud Part 2 – Deeper dive into how environments slow down your SDLC

In my last blog posting, I showed a typical Enterprise Project lifecycle that took 12 months to do Dev/Test/UAT/Deployment, plus 3 months of Post Deployment Support that consumed Dev and Operations. In our waste walks, we learned that there was a good 6 months of time that could be reduced if rock solid environments could [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:47+00:00 August 27th, 2016|Cloud|1 Comment

DevTest in the Cloud Part 1 – Are environmental issues slowing down your SDLC?

If you have been listening to all of the cloud proponents lately, they talk a lot about DevTest in the cloud. For many enterprises, this sounds like something very foreign. For years, they have been running successful projects – some of them true Enterprise Programs – using their in-house environments successfully. Or at least they [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:48+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Cloud|32 Comments