It's no secret that open source skills are in hot demand. Whether you're a developer writing the code that will run tomorrow's websites or next hot application, or a system administrator who is helping keep a company's IT infrastructure up and running, chances are you work with open source software... Read more
John Allison shares why he looked to open source software when tasked with modernizing a U.S. Air Force command center.
Engineers know that there’s much more to a successful software project than meets the eye. Refactoring and testing are as important as functionality when it comes to managing the complexity of programs that inevitably evolve over time. But when deadlines get tight, the management tends to focus on... Read more
When society pushed her toward a job as an accountant, Victoria Martinez de la Cruz decided to forge her own path and pursue a career in IT.
We caught up with Jen Krieger to tell us more about DevOps, the challenges of implementing it, advice she has for engineers, and more.
Health IT has been surprisingly unwilling to deeply support open source software. Despite the huge successes, starting all the way back with VA VistA, for FOSS in health IT, it still struggles for respect, adoption, and consistent funding. An interview with Fred Trotter of Open Source Health, Inc.
We are entering the Renaissance of IT where we bridge the Middle Ages (the DotCom boom and rapid hardware improvement and software growth) and the modern history of Enterprise IT (proliferation of bring your own devices and cloud).
A disaster is just that: a disaster. And as much as you might want to, you will not be able to turn-key all your systems back on the next day. Bacon and waffles may have to wait.
Building community in the IT department with a "thank you."
Whether you love living in the cloud or still cling to your desktop applications whenever possible, it has become increasingly clear in recent years that the cloud is where computing is headed. And if you’re seeking to keep your skills relevant to the IT jobs of today, and tomorrow, understanding... Read more