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Bryan Landerman

Author: Bryan Landerman

Bryan Landerman joined AWS as an Enterprise Strategist and Evangelist in February 2019. In this role, Bryan works with enterprise executives to share experiences and strategies for how the cloud can help them increase speed and agility while devoting more of their resources to their customers. Prior to joining AWS, Bryan was the CTO at Cox Automotive.

Considering Size and Scope of Services

There is an undeniable push in tech to build microservices—and for good reason. Smaller components pair well with modern delivery practices and objectives. According to Gartner, two out of three business leaders believe that they must pick up the pace of digitalization to remain competitive. In turn, businesses are working to pick up the pace […]

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Machine Learning: Avoiding Garbage in, Garbage Out

            From speaking with enterprise customers of all shapes and sizes, it is abundantly clear that we all share the same challenges: we’re racing to digitize our businesses, turn stalled progress into frequent innovation, and leverage data and machine learning. However, I feel there’s a gap in understanding how critical […]

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Failing & Creating a Culture of Learning

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A customer recently asked me how we introduced the concept of “failing forward” at Cox Automotive. It is a change many enterprises are […]

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Modernizing How You Build, Part 2—Taking the first step

In my previous post, I examined the modern application and highlighted the typical approach used to build modern applications: Shrink the scope. Choose the right tool for the job. Offload the undifferentiated pieces. Connect the building blocks. Automate everything. AWS continues to build services that make choosing the right tool for the job, offloading the […]

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Modernizing How You Build, Part 1—The Modern Application

As an Enterprise Strategist, I spend time with customers discussing modern practices and techniques that enterprises are adopting to create business agility. These practices and techniques are also the foundation of today’s “modern application.” However, defining the “modern application” for builders and leaders can be difficult for one very important reason: the “modern application” does […]

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Tackling Transformation…You CAN Get There from Here

Many enterprises are faced with digital transformation and, according to a McKinsey study, 90% of CEOs believe their industry will be digitally disrupted but only 15% feel well positioned to execute on a high frequency digital strategy. The cloud provides the ability to automate testing, security, and infrastructure, in addition to offering a pay as […]

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We All Start Somewhere

I began my career as many do in technology, as a developer. I delivered SaaS solutions to simplify how our customers used our products at CIGNA and to increase the effectiveness of automotive dealership digital marketing and operations at Dealer.com. As I began to lead teams, my foundation as a software engineer helped keep me […]

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