This is blog and vlog (see video below) is the second post/episode in a series focused on the Media and Entertainment industry called Defining the Ideal Design Studio for Game and VFX Artists. In the previous post we introduced the concept of the "Artist Experience."
CASE STUDY: 42 North Healthcare & DevOps Engagement
About 42 North:
42 North is a Chicago-based medical technology startup. 42 North manages and deploys innovative, customized pharmaceutical commercialization strategies to help their clients increase patient access and facilitate economic and clinical efficiencies in the prescription fulfillment process.
You take tagging for granted. “Wait!”, you say. “I don’t take it for granted!”, I promise that you do. Whether you are a novice cloud operator or a seasoned architect, you take tagging for granted and, you are doing it wrong. How do I know this? Experience. Specifically, your experience. The IT field has not prepared you to set up tagging appropriately, and therefore, you have one audience in mind for your tagging strategy; you. You tagged your environment based on how you logically built your stack to keep track of your resources. Then, you threw in a few other bonus items like an extra key:value pair for what Operating System the machine is running or if it's in your production or staging environment. But, that is just the beginning of the potential insights you can gain with an appropriately tagged environment.
The dream of moving to the cloud typically involves several financial assumptions. These assumptions will vary based on the workloads that you are moving to the cloud but the story usually goes like this.
Admin: “Hey boss, we should move X & Y applications to the cloud.”
INSZoom is the world’s largest immigration software company, with solutions for immigration lawyers, corporations, universities, healthcare organizations and non-profit groups. They provide a comprehensive platform that allows clients to share and process valuable information online, process immigration applications quickly and stay compliant while doing so.
Cloud is blowing up. Every organization, big and small, is looking at the cloud to increase agility, reduce IT spend and increase uptime. That’s all peachy, but why does adoption slow down after the first few months for many companies. Adoption typically follows an S-curve where initial adoption is quick and then it quickly falls off. The problem is: