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Lessons to my younger self - Chris Branagan, Chief Technology Officer


What lessons would you give your younger self? We asked Chris Branagan, Chief Technology Officer at IBS Software, to share his advice.  Stretch yourself If you are not a little bit afraid and thinking 'I cannot do this, I'll be found out' when starting a new job early in your career, then you are not pushing yourself. Value teamwork and morale Some of my best successes have been collective achievements when we all clicked, were in sync, delivering at pace. Identify your passions Try to recognise what you enjoy about your job, maybe become the 'go-to' person for a subject. Think about why ...

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Ten reasons business leaders should care about cloud-native tech

Ten reasons business leaders should care about cloud native tech

Striking the sweet spot between revenues and costs is a balancing act that keeps many business leaders up at night. With ever-increasing competition, sweating out the margins is "the" business mantra, particularly in times of slower growth. So how can cloud-native technology help increase revenues, lower costs, and improve business agility? And why should business leaders care about technology design – isn´t that why IT departments exist? The decision-making process when selecting new technology often starts with people cross-referencing capabilities with set business objectives. What doe...

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