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Microservices Are the Key to Flexible Architecture & Development

There’s a lot of hype swirling around the use of Microservice Architecture (MSA): how to define it exactly, and whether or not the microservices concept is the next big thing in architectural and development approac...

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Insurance Technology

Using Open Source for Better DevOps Outcomes

Many insurers have jumped on the DevOps bandwagon in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their systems and systems implementations. Very few insurers, however, spend much time thinking about the ope...

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Technology

It’s All or Nothing When it Comes to Agile—Part 2

The path forward is clear: embrace and implement architectures that reinforce Agile principals and create a much better foundation for a dynamic enterprise of the future. Part 1 of this series discussed the curre...

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Technology

It’s All or Nothing When it Comes to Agile–Part 1

An organization can never become truly Agile until it creates an overall enterprise architecture that is specifically designed to be Agile. “Any organization that designs a system (defined more broadly here than ...

An attendee working on an Apple Inc. laptop computer participates in the Yahoo! Inc. Mobile Developer Conference Hackathon in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. The Hackathon is an opportunity for mobile developers to come together and hack around the Yahoo! Inc. Mobile Developer Suite. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg
Technology

From Architecture to Code: A Primer On How to Get it Right

It’s an old lament. While creating an enterprise or application architecture is great for a conceptual understanding of something, it would be even greater if that architecture could be used directly to move from th...

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Architecture Healthcare

Why Worry About Business Architecture?

Many companies are engaging in large transformation initiatives with the goal of not only modernizing their technology but also creating a more efficient workflow that is powered with better technology to tackle new...

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Insurance Technology

Four Ways to Build Effective Agile Teams

In Part One of this series, the focus was on the advantages and disadvantages of creating a separate and distinct team for any project’s integration work, as opposed to having integration work as part of a holistic ...

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Insurance Technology

How to Integrate Systems More Efficiently

As many insurers have discovered, the risks entailed in core system modernization are not what they used to be. There are still plenty of risks, of course, but in many cases these have less to do with new software i...