Top 10 Mistakes Companies Make Getting Started with Azure: #5— Ignoring a Recovery and Release Strategy

My last posts covered structuring, securing, and controlling deployment of your Azure environment. In the realm of safety and security measures, what comes next is developing a recovery and release strategy for cloud-based applications and servers. Let’s break this down into three pieces. First, assume re-deployability and DevOps are at every level. We talk a […]

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Ethics of AI – Introduction

Why think about Ethics of AI: We are experiencing a generational shift in the impact of technology in the human experience.  The infusion of technology into every aspect of life is changing the way we live our daily lives and the way businesses engage their customers, partners, and employees.    The transformation via technology is not […]

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Top 10 Mistakes Companies Make Getting Started with Azure: #6— Over-Intermediating the Cloud UX to Control Deployment

Our last posts covered structuring and securing your Azure environment. Now, we’ll focus on a topic important for its actual use: how strictly to control deployment. What people often do is create a portal between developers and Azure itself. This isn’t surprising, as it’s probably what they have on-premises: a portal that exists between developers […]

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Top 10 Mistakes Companies Make Getting Started with Azure: #7 – Ignoring Identity, RBAC, and Conditional Access

Now that your Azure Environment is effectively and properly structured, as noted in our previous post, we come across a slippery slope that must be avoided. Now that it has been created, it needs to be secured. It has become second nature to use a seatbelt, lock doors and assure the area is clear when […]

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Top 10 Mistakes Companies Make Getting Started with Azure: #8 – Not Structuring the Azure Environment Properly

In our previous post, we discussed the challenges that surface when you do not retrain or restructure existing employees before starting your Azure implementation journey. Now that you have your team on board and organized correctly, the next step is to create an effective structure in the Azure environment. There are many badly designed structures […]

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