Lee Atchison

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What You Need to Learn to Become a Cloud-Native Architect

What is a cloud architect? What does a cloud architect do that’s different from a developer? What skills does someone need to move from a developer role to a cloud architect role—especially in the cloud-native world with microservices-based applications that run on platforms like Kubernetes? And...
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3 days ago • 2 min read

New! Basics of Cloud Security Email Course

How do you keep your private data safe in the public cloud? Is it even possible? In fact, your data and your application is likely safer in the public cloud than in your own private data center. This course will show you, at a high level, the guiding principles and policies you need to understand...
29 days ago • 1 min read

😅🥹👉Surviving the Riskiest Part of Your Cloud-Native Migration🫣

Surviving the Riskiest Part of Your Cloud-Native Migration​ During any IT transformation project, the desired end goal is always the same: A more agile, scalable, supportable and cost-efficient application that better meets the needs of your customers. The journey through the transformation,...
5 months ago • 1 min read

🎙🗣 Special Halloween Edition👻 🎃: The 3 Scariest 🙀Mistakes Companies Make in the Cloud🌩😱🌩

The 3 Scariest Mistakes Companies Make in the Cloud​ First, there was DevOps. Then, ModernOps and CloudOps. Now, there is ScaryOps. Welcome to the special Halloween Edition of the Modern Digital Business podcast. In this episode, the 3 Scariest Mistakes Companies Make in the Cloud. From this...
5 months ago • 1 min read

✍🏻📖 You Can’t Afford To Not Be in the Cloud $ € ¥ £ ⛅️

You Can’t Afford To Not Be in the Cloud​ Consider the following story: I went into my CEO’s office. Our CEO is a very driven, technical, hands-on CEO. All technical decisions have to go through him before the company goes forward with a plan. Today, the discussion was about the cloud. The...
6 months ago • 1 min read

✍🏻📖 Do you do DevOps? 🧐🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️

DevOps has now gone mainstream. If you and your organization aren’t using DevOps principles, you are at a distinct disadvantage compared to your competition. And, “doing DevOps” does not mean simply “hiring a DevOps team”—there’s much more to it than that. My guest for the latest episode of the...
7 months ago • 1 min read

✍🏻📖 Don’t Let Technical Debt Sink Your Business 👎🏊‍♂️🚣‍♀️

Don't let technical debt sink your business! The pandemic accelerated large-scale digital transformations for many companies. However, accelerated application growth often leads to increased technical debt. This increased debt made it difficult for leaders to innovate and create new and improved...
7 months ago • 3 min read

🌨Seattle is Cloud Central🌩: Can you afford a cloud migration? 🤔🙋🏻‍♀️

Can you afford a cloud migration? The Modern Digital Business podcast is now live and kicking! In our inaugural episode, we discuss the finances of a cloud migration. Is the cloud more or less expensive than an equivalent on premise data center? The answers my surprise you. Also on the podcast,...
8 months ago • 3 min read

🎙🗣👉 The Finances of a Cloud Migration

The Finances of a Cloud Migration​ It's here! The first episode of the Modern Digital Business podcast has just dropped. What's it about? The finances of a cloud migration: How are the finances of your company affected by a Cloud Migration? Showing a financial benefit of using the cloud can be a...
8 months ago • 1 min read

Is a ☁️Cloud Center of Excellence 🏫📚Right for your Organization?🤔🙋🏻‍♀️

Is a Cloud Center of Excellence Right for your Organization? Virtually all sizable organizations have a need to understand how the cloud and cloud computing impacts their organizational IT needs, to say nothing about impacting the overall culture and direction of your organization as a whole. If...
9 months ago • 1 min read