The Importance of Always Learning
“Nobody wants to show you the hours and hours of becoming. They’d rather show the highlight of what they’ve become. – Angela Duckworth author of “Grit: Passion, Perseverance, and the Science of Success” In my career, I have been very blessed with opportunities, life lessons and having mentors support me in pursuing my passion. I […]
Azure vs. AWS: A Conversation with the Experts
Which cloud solution is right for your organization? What factors make one cloud solution better than another? Between the big two — Azure and AWS — what do the experts have to say about the advantages or disadvantages of each? We recently asked two of our Learning Tree Cloud Instructors to answer questions about two […]
Lean vs. Six Sigma: How They Differ
Lean and Six Sigma are markedly different methodologies, but when combined, are a powerful business improvement practice. Lean is defined as: The removal of waste from a process(es) to increase efficiency and lower costs. A few examples of waste are: Wait time (slow computers, waiting on answers, waiting on purchase orders, et al). Movement of […]
Cloud Service Models: What is PaaS (Platform as a Service)?
Cloud computing has become a widely adopted model for IT infrastructure environments. It includes three basic service models: Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). IaaS was described in a previous post. This blog focuses on PaaS, and a future post will highlight SaaS. IDC has indicated the cloud services market has entered an “innovation […]
Cloud Service Models: What is IaaS?
Cloud computing has become a widely adopted model for IT infrastructure environments. It is defined by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as follows: “Cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can […]