What is DevOps?

DevOps, a combination of the words “development” and “operations,” is more of a philosophy than it is a process. At its core, it’s simply about better collaboration between development and operations teams. Its purpose is to help an organization rapidly produce digital software products and services and improved deployment frequency, which can lead to faster time to market, lower failure …

Navigating the TIDE Continuum: Technology, Innovation, Disruption, Entrepreneurship

By Lance Vaughn, CEO of CabForward℠ Anyone who keeps track of current business and technology news would be hard-pressed to disagree with the fact that we live in very interesting times with all the digital transformation that is happening. Technology is advancing at breakneck speeds and new tech startups are emerging daily to challenge incumbent businesses that have for so …

Combining Technology, Innovation, Disrption with Entrepreneurship

Disruption and Its Role in TIDE

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, defines Disruption as radical change due to the introduction of a new idea, driving a different way of doing things, in a revolutionary way as opposed to an evolutionary way. Others call it “creative destruction.” Disruption is happening all around us, particularly in the knowledge and flow-of-information fields. We have made some inroads into industries that …

Innovation and Its Role in TIDE

In this series of articles about TIDE, the acronym coined by Lance Vaughn of CabForward℠ in Austin, we are examining four factors contributing to the rapid societal changes we are experiencing today: Technology, Innovation, Disruption, and Entrepreneurship. Innovation is about finding a better way of doing something, and differs from improvement in that innovation refers to the notion of doing …

Technology and Its Role in TIDE

Before personal computers changed the way we live and work, common tools of the workplace were the hard wired telephone, typewriter, stationary, envelopes, and postage stamps. You could choose to take classes in shorthand, typing and dictation in high school. Then, along came personal computers and completely changed our lifestyles. Today’s status quo isn’t the same as it was yesterday …

Caution: Disruption Ahead

TIDE: Waves of Disruption

TIDE is an acronym we have been using at CabForward℠ to describe the power of Technology, Innovation, Disruption and Entrepreneurship in our rapidly changing world, launching us into a Star-Trek-like future. TIDE reflects the digital transformation that is taking place in all industries globally. TIDE challenges the complacent with new ways of living and working. Impending disruption is seen on …