DevOps: Cloud catalyst and Sys Admin game-changer

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This post appears as part of our Leaders Series, conversations with tech and media leaders about influential trends and topics in their field. 

Andrew Trossman is a veteran of cloud computing. Currently Distinguished Engineer, Common Cloud Stack at IBM, he co-founded and was Director of R&D at Think Dynamics, a Toronto-based maker of automated server provisioning software, acquired by IBM in May 2003.

We picked Andrew’s brain about the cloud and its impact on the professional landscape. If there’s one clear lesson from our conversation, it’s that DevOps and Continuous Delivery is a crucial part of yielding maximum benefits from the cloud. But DevOps also reshapes certain professional roles central to the software development and deployment life cycle, especially today’s System Administrators.

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Five trends with big impact on digital jobs: Interview with Duke McKenzie

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This post appears as part of our Leaders Series, conversations with tech and media leaders about influential trends and topics in their field.

What is driving change in the media industry today and how can professionals anticipate these changes?

We had this question in mind when we recently sat down with digital media expert Duke McKenzie. Duke is SVP of Mediative, one of Canada’s leading digital marketing agencies. In 2011, he was named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 for his role in shaping the landscape of internet advertising.

Here are some of the top takeaways from our discussion.

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Bringing you insights from thousands of professionals, execs & experts in tech and digital media

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As recruiters, we’re right in the thick of the tech and digital media industries.

We interview an average of 10,000 tech and media professionals every year and we’ve worked with dozens of innovative and award-winning companies – including Braham Top 300 Tech Companies, Deloitte Fast 50 winners and Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies.

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