The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat® blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye.


IN THE NEWS:

ITWeb - Red Hat and the rise of RHEL

If the success of the open source company Red Hat can be ascribed to one thing, it's the Enterprise Linux operating system that it releases. The company recently unveiled the general release of the latest version, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8, and it serves as a bellwether for how software development has changed over the years.


IN THE NEWS:

Red Hat Blog - Red Hat completes open sourcing of 3scale code

We're pleased to announce the completion of open sourcing the family of 3scale API Management products. We invite you to come visit the open source community at 3scale.github.io, or see the actual code modules at github.com/3scale.


CHECK IT OUT:

Red Hat Blog - Announcing the 2019 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year

Each year, we recognize Red Hat Certified Professionals who demonstrate ingenuity, hard work and expertise by making a difference in their organizations. We're proud to announce that Jason Hiatt, lead infrastructure developer at OneMain Financial, has been named the 2019 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year.


CUSTOMER SUCCESS:

Cepsa Powers New Digital Customer Experiences with Red Hat-based Container Platform

Cepsa, a Spanish energy company, chose to collaborate with Red Hat to gain greater speed, scalability and efficiency to adapt to changing competitive landscape and customer needs. This is a cross-functional project involving several teams, and Cepsa is keen to promote closer collaboration and embrace a DevOps methodology.


CHECK IT OUT:

The Enterprisers Project - Executive's guide to real-world AI

Companies should be pursuing artificial intelligence (AI) now or risk falling behind competitors that are taking the long-hyped technology more seriously, according to new research from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. This report shares insights from more than a dozen top chief information and digital officers and AI experts, offering lessons from real-world AI case studies from Adobe, 7-Eleven, Capital One, and more.


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