The Real Business Benefits of DevOps

Source – infobeans.com DevOps, an evolution of the agile methodology, has firmly planted its feet in the enterprise. 2016 witnessed DevOps growing in maturity and in adoption and it has steadily now become a standard way of working. According to the fifth annual State of the Cloud Survey, 2016 by RightScale, “DevOps adoption increased from 66 percent in 2015 to 74 percent in 2016”. Gartner estimates that in 2017 DevOps will be a mainstream strategy which is employed by more than

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DevOps practitioners open up about enterprise adoption challenges

Source – computerweekly.com While the list of enterprise companies that have managed to adopt DevOps successfully continues to grow, many remain convinced that the benefits of continuous delivery are impossible for large and more complex organisations. “The prevailing notion is that DevOps is for startups and the Googles, Amazons and Facebooks of this world, and not for large, complex companies that have been around for decades or even centuries – but that is really not the case,” said Gene Kim, co-author

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The search for IT’s Holy Grail: Fostering DevOps Collaboration

Source – dev.to The Tech industry is constantly drawn to new concepts and one of the most talked about topics of the moment is DevOps. This new kid on the block promises to deliver a faster response to business change while reducing single points of failure. But to successfully implement a DevOps culture in any organisation collaboration is key. Yet many teams struggle to obtain this highly sought after prize due to fear and distrust between Software Development and IT Operations.

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New research explores continued difference between LOB and IT on cloud initiatives

Source – cloudcomputing-news.net Is it the line of business or IT leading cloud initiatives? According to the latest paper from the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF), IT directors believe that cloud adoption is driven principally by their IT function as part of a strategic shift, rather than the need for change driven by business decision makers. The study, which polled 250 IT and business decision makers in large enterprises, found that overall cloud adoption now stands at 88%, with more than two

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10 Promising Cloud Startups of 2017

Source – readitquik.com Almost every company is either starting off or is on the way to embracing cloud computing as a way of business. This growing demand is giving impetus to a host of startups in the cloud computing space, with plenty of room for companies to carve their niche and grow. Yet, within this innovative field are the super-innovators who are a notch above the rest, delivering disproportionate value to their clients. Whether it is a specialized service like helping

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IT firms look for new skill sets in prospective employees

Source – business-standard.com India’s information technology (IT) services industry is hiring engineers with skills in cloud computing, analytics and digital — the segments that clients are spending money on — even as companies tighten performance appraisals of employees working on legacy services where budgets are shrinking. Industry lobby group National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) says the sector is expected to hire 150,000 people this year, with the top two firms — Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Infosys —

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Study reveals how companies can develop and deliver better software faster

Source – channellife.co.nz New data from almost a thousand global respondents has found there are substantial benefits to be had from cloud-based tools for DevOps. CA Technologies released the first-of-its-kind study in a move the company says quantifies the benefits for companies the combine DevOps methodologies with cloud-based tools and delivery mechanisms. Revealed at the company’s first annual ‘Built to Change Summit’, CA Technologies asserts the intelligence supports the announcement of innovations across its portfolio. The study was conducted by Freedom

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8 QA Tips to Survive in the Digital Transformation Era

Source – techstory.in “90% of CEOs believe the Digital Transformation will impact their industry, but less than 15% are executing on a digital strategy.” – MIT Sloan & Capgemini This research says that each enterprise will need to adapt digital strategies in order to align the business processes and offer end-to-end customer experience. The digital transformation journey involves the huge investment into enterprise mobile apps for business operations, cloud computing for process co-ordination, Big Data for analyzing the data for the

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Continuous Integration and Delivery Require Continuous Cost Control

Source – business2community.com Today, we propose a new concept to add to the DevOps mindset: Continuous Cost Control. In DevOps, speed and continuity are king. Continuous Operations, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration. Keep everything running and get new features in the hands of users quickly. For some organizations, this approach leads to a mindset of “speed at any cost”. Especially in the era of easily consumable public cloud, this results in a habit of wasted spend and blown budgets – which may,

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Can DevOps make over network engineers into coders?

Source – siliconangle.com Software developers are now plying their trade deep down the stack with programmable networks, so why not give network engineers some Representational State Transfer (known as REST) application program interfaces (and perhaps hoodies) and make them developers? “One of the things in DevNet we’re working on is what we call the evolution of a network engineer,” said Amanda Whaley (pictured), director of developer experience, DevNet, at Cisco Systems Inc. Three years ago, Whaley brought her software development chops to work at networking

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