How to Create an Agile Software Factory in the Enterprise

For Agile and DevOps transformation, what may have worked for a small co-located team working on fairly simple software has proved not to adequately scale to the complex software systems modern corporations rely on. Instead, an Agile Software Factory utilizing a mature scaling framework such as the Scaled Agile Framework or Disciplined Agile as your [...]

Finding Your Spot on the Remote Work Journey

The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching, profound effects on nearly every segment of the population. According to a new Pew Research Center survey, nearly nine in 10 U.S. adults say their life has changed at least a little as a result of the outbreak, including 44% who say their life has changed in a major [...]

Sirius Wins Zerto’s Top Reseller of the Year Award

Every year Zerto considers more than 1,500 partners for awards named at its annual ZertoCON user conference, which draws thousands of IT professionals to learn and discuss best practices around data protection, ransomware, disaster recovery, and mobility across hybrid and multi-cloud environments. This year, Sirius was named Zerto’s Top Reseller of the Year in recognition of [...]

Why We’re Excited About the New HCL Commerce v9.1

For a large part of my career I have been involved with what is now HCL Commerce (formerly IBM WebSphere Commerce), a powerful customer interaction platform for omni-channel commerce. My first project was a v5.4 to v5.6 migration, and I have been on projects for every version through the current v9 iteration. To say that [...]

Patient Care in the Cloud

Healthcare is going digital, and it’s not all happening inside the hospital or clinic. With the increasing popularity of telehealth services and smart remote-monitoring devices, doctor-patient relationships have new tools for communication, diagnosis and monitoring, and the implications for patient care are significant. For example, McKinsey has identified that one of the principal reasons patients [...]

The Digital Workspace that Works for Everyone

“Going to work” has been replaced with “getting to work” as focus shifts mainly to the things we do as employees, not where we do them. This evolution of how and where we work has expanded the diversity of apps, devices, infrastructures and even people’s working styles. “Going to work” has been replaced with “getting [...]

Personalization for the Win

Today’s marketers face many challenges. Disperse marketing channels, siloed data, loud noise, and limited budgets are just a few. Yet, the pressure is on for traffic and lead generation. How are you effectively executing your marketing campaigns? Personalized marketing is a true one-to-one marketing practice, by which companies leverage data analysis and digital technology, to deliver [...]

Marketing Lessons We Can All Learn From The Super Bowl

Super Bowl LIII is days away. Whether you’re rooting for the Patriots (Not again!) or the Rams, many of us, myself included, are more excited about what this year’s commercials will bring. According to AdAge, we already know to expect spots from Anheuser-Busch, TurboTax, Mercedes-Benz (of course, since they’re the hosting field) and Hyundai. Last [...]

Digital Promotion: The Hyperconverged Infrastructure All-Star Rules the IT Court!

Virtualization of x86 servers was the first major enterprise IT innovation to appear on 21st-century courts. They delivered dramatic initial savings, tangible ROI, massive operational efficiencies, and a solid jump shot. Today, virtualization is utilized by most data center teams, but it creates its own set of challenges such as virtual machine sprawl, massive data [...]