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Building a simple contextual chatbot with Rasa and OpenShift Pipelines

Introduction Conversational AI, which is a set of technologies that enable intelligent virtual assistants (IVA) like chatbots to interact with users, gained a lot of popularity in recent years. The potential use cases are vast – from smart speakers, like Google Home or Amazon Alexa, to customer service related tasks like answering questions, scheduling appointments […]

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00 - Next-Gen Architecture, Culture & Processes

From Enterprise Architecture as a Strategy to Business Infrastructure as a Platform – Part I of II

This is about you: How you can ensure that you establish a good, long term strategy for your business. How that helps to build a solid foundation of business execution and how to invest in the right level of standardisation and underlying Enterprise and IT architecture.

We introduce Enterprise as a Strategy and add insights in whether and what to consider to enable your individual Enterprise Architecture on state of the art technology.”

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00 - Open Source Innovation

How Open Source masters the vertical industry challenge

An Interview with Leslie Hawthorn, Open Source Program Office, Red Hat How does Open Source innovation work in vertical industry communities? To explore the inroads of Open Source Software in vertical industry use cases and applications I have invited a real expert in this field: Leslie Hawthorn, responsible for vertical community strategy in Red Hat’s […]

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00 - Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure 00 - IT Automation & Management

Ansible: Zero to Azure Automation within Minutes

Here’s a riddle: Take a bowl, add a of spoonful social networks, a pinch of discussing Ansible Automation, a cup of building creative content, season it with some authenticity and a dash of humour, stir well, what do you get? Well, yeah, a lot of effort to invest, obviously. But you also get the possibility […]

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00 - Cloud-Native App Dev

How to go from Docker to Kubernetes the right way

Docker came a long way. It established itself very fast as the de-facto standard to get going with your container journey. It did not matter if you wanted to just play around with containers or if you wanted to build up new microservices, Docker was and still is a great choice to get yourself started. […]

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Ansible: Automation Benefits for Business in 3 Minutes

Ansible Automation is a business elevating framework. Yes, it is. This was a creative project, but it really grew out of my frustration that others are building awesome content too. How dare they?! It really is hard to cut through the noise and get your words heard. I really wanted to get the message across […]

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00 - Next-Gen Architecture, Culture & Processes

Beginners Guide: Wardley Maps

Why and how I considered Wardley Maps a perfect tool to foster a good strategic alignment from leadership to execution and from business strategy to organisational execution.
Wikipedia says: “A Wardley map is a map of the structure of a business or service, mapping the components needed to serve the customer or user. Wardley maps are named after Simon Wardley who created the technique at Fotango in 2005 having created the evolutionary framing the previous year.”

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A beginners guide to Open Source Innovation

How it started – How it’s going… When Open Source (or better: free software) started in the 1980ies, it was a movement to gain back control over devices and computers. In the early days, computers had been sold and the software was coming with it, source code included, so everyone could explore it.  But when […]

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The Open Sourcerers say Thank You for 2020

This year has been a quite difficult one for all of us. We had to cope with many challenges in our personal lives and of course in business as well. Despite all the sad news and uncertainty around us, we always strived for staying positive and to make the best out of the situation. And […]

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00 - Cloud-Native App Dev

Machine Learning Model Monitoring on OpenShift Kubernetes

Machine Learning models are developed, trained and deployed within more and more intelligent applications. Most of the modern applications are developed as cloud-native applications and deployed on Kubernetes. There are several ways to serve your ML model so that application components can call a prediction REST web service. Seldon Core is a framework that makes […]