Category: Accelerate

Parent category for Interim Technology Leadership, Enterprise IT Transformation, IT Transformation, Cloud Transformation, Org Transformation and Platform & Product Integration

January 18, 2022

Cloud security forecast: Hazy with a chance of outages

A string of disruptions to Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud servers in the final months of 2021 affected holiday package deliveries, streaming and gaming apps, personal cash transfer apps, home security cameras and a number of Amazon products, including Alexa and Kindle. These outages further underscore the urgency and importance of cloud security on the …

Uma Palepu

May 26, 2021

The pros and cons of using “bleeding-edge” technology

The idea that for a company to be successful, it must take advantage of bleeding-edge technology isn’t necessarily wrong. But it also isn’t necessarily right. There are advantages and disadvantages to using bleeding-edge technology that you have to understand, and there is no one right answer to the question of whether you should use it …

OpTeam Crosslake

October 11, 2020

A six-point framework for selecting the right technology

We’ve spent a lot of time over the years working with companies to select new technology and we’ve seen the good, the bad and the ugly. Whether we come in at the beginning, the middle or after a company attempts to go live on a new solution, we’ve seen many mistakes that could have been …

OpTeam Crosslake

September 14, 2020

How long does a complete rewrite of a software application take?

Despite what the average consumer sees from using apps such as Facebook, Uber, and Airbnb, the majority of today’s consumer and business applications do not use bleeding-edge technology. Unfortunately, the use of older technology and development practices can lead to significant challenges for companies, often leading to the need for a complete software rewrite. But …

OpTeam Crosslake

September 2, 2020

Migrating legacy applications to the public cloud

Our recent article, Cloud migration: The advantages of the public cloud, described the concepts and advantages of public cloud migration. This post goes into further depth and discusses the functionality of an existing application that captures, tracks and reports issues as the basis for migrating the application into the public cloud. The post continues by migrating the …

Mike Jenkins