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Tips for DevOps: Advice for Staying Productive

Over 75 percent of the companies polled in a recent survey claimed that they were either in the process of adopting development operations (“DevOps”) practices or had already adopted them. Many companies are using the data they receive to optimize various programs and apps for mass consumption.

The key to beating out the competition in the modern world of business is getting your app to market first. This is where having a knowledgeable and productive DevOps team comes in handy.

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Principles of Great Companies

There are hundreds of ways by which we can classify what is a great company. Especially nowadays with the vigor with which job seekers are looking not only at a company from the standpoint of the type of work they’ll be doing but also from the perspective of the type of environment they’ll be in. This environment is driven by a company’s culture, values, principles, and mission. At Anant, we use Amazon’s Leadership Principles as our guideposts.

 

Clearly, we look up to Amazon and the values that guide them, but along with them are some other company principles that we admire. Here, we will cover 4 principles from various companies that we believe make an impactful mark on employees.

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Demystifying the 5 Phases of Project Management

Project managers are the backbone of any successful project, but their roles are often down-labeled to simply reminding teams about deadlines or setting up status meetings. Looking at project management from a traditional perspective, a PM’s job requires a deep understanding of five specific phases, that enable success for a project. These are:

 

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6 Actions to Supercharge Your Productivity – Part 1/2

 

Productivity has never been in more demand, and productivity is most often simply a by-product of proper focus. We need focus for ourselves, focus from our co-workers, focus from our friends, and focus from our family (especially those little ones always stuck to their screens nowadays!) Because proper focus is perhaps the biggest indicator of productivity, anything undermining it can truly de-rail your efforts. This first part of this two-part series will cover six actions that you can take to become more productive.

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5 Best Technology News Websites

There is undoubtedly an information overload happening in today’s increasingly digital society. Amongst all the noise it’s become incredibly hard to get good actionable information pertinent to your interests. In this post, we cover a few of our favorite technology news and discussion sources on the web.

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