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.


WATCH THE INTERVIEW:

Fox Business - Red Hat CEO talks the next chapter of the cloud

Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst sits with Maria Bartiromo to discuss the business applications of cloud computing and big tech regulations.

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RECOMMENDED READING:

GitHub - Questions on the future of Open Source

Where will the next generation of open source systems come from? The beauty of many of the successful projects is that they were purpose built to a pretty specific use case, one that just happens to be widely shared in the industry. We're seeing a ton of projects being built the opposite way, trying to address a perceived need in the industry.

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GOOD READ:

DevOps.com - The Secret to Digital Transformation is Human Connection

More than half of all new software or IT projects fail. According to a study by Forbes Insights, 75% of executives say they're still waiting to reap tangible benefits from disruptive technology. Here's why: Technology alone does not solve digital transformation.

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NEW ON THE BLOG:

The Business Benefits of Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated: A 3x return on investment

Forrester Consulting interviewed Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated customers about the benefits, costs, risks, and flexibility they experienced using the platform. A composite organization representative of these real-world customers experienced a 343% return on investment and recouped its initial investment in fewer than six months.

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LISTEN TO THE PODCAST:

Command Line Heroes season 3, episode 8: The C Change

C and UNIX are at the root of modern computing. Many of the languages we've covered this season are related to or at least influenced by C. But UNIX and C only happened because a few developers at Bell Labs created both as a skunkworks project.

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