Enterprise Governance in Azure Part 5: Security in Azure

April 28, 2020 Adrian Romo

This is the fifth and final article of a five-part series focused on enterprise governance in Microsoft Azure. In parts one, two, and three, we discussed the four levels of management in the Azure Enterprise Portal, the guiding principles behind dividing resources into resource groups and/or subscriptions, cloud cost management, managing identities through Azure Active […]

Enterprise Governance in Azure Part 4: Azure Tools

April 17, 2020 Adrian Romo

This is the fourth of a five-part series focused on enterprise governance in Microsoft Azure. In parts one, two, and three, we discussed the four levels of management in the Azure Enterprise Portal, the guiding principles behind dividing resources into resource groups and/or subscriptions, cloud cost management, managing identities through Azure Active Directory (AD), role-based […]

Enterprise Governance in Azure Part 3: Identity & Access in Azure

April 10, 2020 Adrian Romo

This is the third of a five-part series focused on enterprise governance in Microsoft Azure. In part one, we discussed the four levels of management in the Azure Enterprise Portal: the Enterprise Agreement, departments, accounts, and subscriptions. In part two, we talked about the guiding principles behind dividing resources into resource groups and/or subscriptions as […]

Why You Shouldn’t Upgrade From Skype to Microsoft Teams 

March 20, 2020 Raul Cevallos

According to a recent Forrester study, collaboration workspaces like Microsoft (MS) Teams can provide productivity gains from one to eight hours per user per week. The value proposition of migrating from an application like Skype for Business to a true collaboration tool like Teams is clear: do things faster, collaborate more efficiently, increase productivity. But now […]

Enterprise Governance in Azure Part 2: Azure Cloud Organization

March 13, 2020 Adrian Romo

This is the second of a five-part series focused on enterprise governance in Microsoft Azure. Developing a strong governance strategy is a key step in the cloud adoption journey that is easily sidestepped or overlooked. Organizations often start cloud adoption with a development or testing environment, but then the technology gains momentum and the toothpaste […]

3 Principles of Personalization: How to Personalize the Customer Experience Without Being Creepy

January 22, 2020 Allison Kingsley

Personalized marketing campaigns have been around for years. Today’s consumers are offended when they receive a generic email with little relevance to them. Imagine receiving an ad promoting a retirement community when you just turned 21. In fact, 74% of consumers are frustrated when website content isn’t personalized to a degree. Basic personalization is easy […]

A Little Help From My Friends Part 2: A Review of Past Tech Tools and Insights on New Technology Trends

January 10, 2020 Justin Bell

A lot can change in five years. Especially when we’re talking about technology. In December of 2015, I asked a few Credera technology leaders to make predictions about the most promising technology trends. They were prompted with the question: “What is the best new tool or technology that you’ve used in the past year? What […]

Svelte: Is This Next-Generation JavaScript Framework Production-Ready?

August 29, 2019 Michael Gyarmathy

The selection of technologies available to build web applications is constantly evolving and ever-changing. It seems as if every other month there is a shiny new framework that has caught the JavaScript community’s attention. Most of these trends spark up and fizzle out quickly, but occasionally you’ll come across something that has people asking, “Is […]

Zombies, Running, and Agile: How to Accomplish Your Goals While Keeping Your Brain Happy

August 16, 2019 James Darling

Recently, I faced the age-old problem of trying to get into the habit of running without quitting a week or two into training. I’ve tried for years to build up a running routine, and it always fell by the wayside when things got busy. Then I was introduced to the Zombies, Run! app by fellow […]

AWS QuickSight: Delivering Insights at Scale, Without the Enormous Price Tag

November 21, 2018 Ashley Alston

There are many business intelligence (BI) visualization tools on the market today. A typical trait of these tools, especially the more prominent ones, is significant cost at the enterprise sharing level. Since more and more companies are using Amazon data solutions, it only makes sense to consider Amazon’s BI visualization software as a service, QuickSight. […]