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January 28th, 2020

From DevSecOps to SecDevOps: for even better, integrated security

Integration, integration, integration. From now on, IT and business teams need to be aligned, meaning they need to work closely together. That is the true cost of agility. If the DevSecOps concept was to design integrated security, why not choose security that is not only integrated in both operations and development, but that is at the very foundation of any initiative?

Bruno van Marsenille

December 18th, 2019

CIO: Good intentions for 2020

At the end of the year, the time is right to take a look at the balance sheet, but also to set a number of new goals. And no, there will be no rest for the Chief Information Officer in the coming year. Automation, the war for talent and business alignment remain on the agenda in 2020, without forgetting the operational side of IT.

Bruno van Marsenille

December 10th, 2019

Artificial intelligence. Go for a pragmatic approach

If there is one term in vogue in ICT these days, it has to be AI or artificial intelligence. According to Gartner, AI’s adoption rate has increased from 4% in 2018 to 14% in 2019. But still, AI covers many realities. It is therefore important to focus on technologies that offer the biggest potential or return on investment.

Bruno van Marsenille

November 19th, 2019

DevSecOps, the grail of agility

These days, a company’s success is measured by its agility, its ability to react to technological change, improve its competitiveness and conquer new markets. In the wake of the DevOps and NoOps methodologies, DevSecOps or the integration of IT security in the complete life cycle of applications seems to be a must.

Bruno van Marsenille

October 7th, 2019

ElasticSearch: transforming data into information

In modern business, data is the new oil. Consequently, a company must be capable of collecting, storing and processing large volumes of structured and unstructured data to realize a competitive advantage. An engine like ElasticSearch may help find the needle in the proverbial haystack…

Bruno van Marsenille

September 2nd, 2019

Replacing virtualisation by containers?

The IT department of an organisation must be aligned with the business needs. It can’t be developed in a traditional way anymore, knowing that the company must be proactive and flexible. Hence the emergence of Devops and agile development, or even of NoOps. This agility is not conceivable without containers...

Bruno van Marsenille

August 12th, 2019

69% of companies regard automation and process transformation as a top priority on their digital agenda

Full automation of IT operations - in other words: NoOps - is driven by the intensification of IT automation and the emergence of cloud computing. The goal is to limit - or even eliminate - the intervention of IT specialists when deploying and maintaining applications. The resources thus freed can then be allocated to new assignments.

Bruno van Marsenille

June 5th, 2019

Shadow IT, turning threats into opportunities

With the advent of the cloud and Software as a Service (SaaS), shadow IT is gaining ever more ground within today’s companies. Should your IT department regard this rising new trend as a threat, at the risk of losing credibility with their colleagues and maybe even some customers? Or does it offer them an opportunity to better manage their IT infrastructure and provide better IT services to end users?

van Marsenille Bruno

May 6th, 2019

Cybersecurity: everyone’s concern

Cybersecurity isn’t merely the concern of your IT department: it is everyone's business. Not only does it concern all levels of your decision-making, up to the highest level, it also concerns each and everyone of your employees. Not to mention your external partners, since your company is increasingly opening up to the outside world.

Bruno van Marsenille

April 1st, 2019

Putting simplicity and agility first with microservices

While the cloud clearly remains one of the cornerstones of your company's IT flexibility, a new style of architecture is now increasingly needed: microservices. It promises greater ease of development and deployment, better scalability, easier maintenance and more flexibility in the way you engage with technology.

Bruno van Marsenille