Building Your Tech Talent Pipeline

For anyone hiring technology talent today, it’s no secret that the market is competitive, and the pool of qualified candidates is limited. To make sure your team has the skills that your organization needs to succeed and grow, you’ll need to look at short-, medium-, and long-term opportunities and to invest in training for both..

Microsoft Azure: A Guide for Decision Makers

The innovation problem Information Technology is key to the success of nearly every business. This is particularly true of large enterprises who, as they try to meet (and anticipate) customer needs, and meet or exceed Wall Street’s expectations, depend on IT to provide strategic solutions and add value.  To, in a word, innovate. There is,..

Migrating the Smart Way, with Azure

The cloud era is gaining greater speed, and market projections look very healthy for years to come. This growth and the enthusiasm it’s creating for cloud technology is pushing organizations who, until very recently, were resistant to start their own cloud initiatives. This post is about how your organization can migrate the smart way with..

5 key takeaways from UMAP 2017

The User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP) conference brings together a wide community of researchers and experts working on systems that adapt to users, model their profiles, and eventually personalize their experiences. The 25th annual conference was held this July in Bratislava, Slovakia. As Head of Technology here at Cloud Academy, I’m especially interested in systems that can..

What is Azure Stack? Here’s what you should know

On July 10 at the Microsoft’s Inspire event, Azure Stack became available for order. (Azure Stack brings Azure into your data center). This is significant for everyone watching the Azure Stack project and will, I think, be game-changing for cloud technology as a whole, regardless of the platform you favor. In this post, we’ll cover the basics of Azure Stack..