Agile

Jenkins Configuration as Code eases dev and admin woes

Source- searchsoftwarequality.techtarget.com DevOps might be a relatively new paradigm, but some of its core components need a refresh to support even more modern development requirements. With that in mind, CloudBees, a CI/CD platform provider, recently delivered version 1.0 of a Jenkins plug-in that cuts complexity when it comes to managing Jenkins configurations for system administrators and developers. Jenkins Configuration as Code (JCasC) lets admins and developers define and manage their Jenkins configurations in human-readable, plain text YAML syntax, instead of verbose XML files, and

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Compuware brings agile and DevOps to the mainframe

Source- sdtimes.com A majority of enterprises are running their mission-critical apps on the mainframe, but a lack of mainframe expertise is getting in the way of successful development and deployment. A recent study from Forrester revealed 64 per cent of enterprises plan to run more than half their critical app solutions on the mainframe, but only 37 per cent have been able to keep up with the mainframe workforce demand. To ease the pain, Compuware is updating its zAdviser solution

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How DevOps and Agile are influencing automation in business

Source- knowtechie.com From its humble beginnings in the software development world, Agile has now grown into the gold standard for project management and product development. Originally, Agile was a useful technique used in the IT and operations space to break down larger projects into smaller, more manageable components. As a result, the methodology has yielded shorter production times, reduced risk, and high-quality products. Agile formed the foundation upon which the world of DevOps emerged. Many people look at DevOps vs Agile as if these

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8 ways Artificial Intelligence can improve DevOps

Source – hub.packtpub.com DevOps combines development and operations in an agile manner. ITOps refers to network infrastructure, computer operations, and device management. AIOps is artificial intelligence applied to ITOps, a term coined by Gartner. Makes us wonder what AI applied to DevOps would look like. Currently, there are some problem areas in DevOps that mainly revolve around data. Namely, accessing the large pool of data, taking actions on it, managing alerts etc. Moreover, there are errors caused by human intervention. AI works heavily with data and can help improve DevOps in numerous

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DevOps – Your 3-step Transformation Journey

Source – infoworld.com Greek philosopher, Heraclitus once said, “The only thing constant is change.” Today’s DevOps transformation is a prime example. The DevOps model aims at unifying software development (Dev) with software operations (Ops) so that everyone can better work together across the entire development lifecycle. As businesses search for the best ways to digitally transform, DevOps is at the center of it all – and it’s driving a constant state of change. As organizations all over the world adjust to

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When DevOps and ITSM Collide: Mistakes to Avoid

Source – devops.com In many ways the DevOps movement evolved as a reaction against the worst elements of IT service management (ITSM). IT leaders wanted to get from under the yoke of overly complex processes, bureaucracy and red tape to speed up software delivery, and to just get stuff done. Now that DevOps has kicked into full gear at so many organizations, the question remains: What do we do about ITSM? While the instinct in some may be to completely ditch

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Blow Up Your Silos: DevOps Makes Working Together More Efficient

Source – e3zine.com DevOps helps companies achieve their goals more quickly with agile methods and automated processes. It’s about methods that do away with silo structures and bring teams together. DevOps also is about tools that help increase the quality of products and services, shorten development times and accelerate the time to market for a product. Why is that important? Because customer demands regarding speed have increased significantly, markets are becoming more dynamic and global competition is becoming tougher. I am

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How to be a stronger DevOps leader: 9 tips

Source – enterprisersproject.com How do you make DevOps grow and thrive within your organization? We recently looked at the special traditions and meaningful rituals that rally people around agile ways of working. But even the best breakfast tacos won’t make a difference if you don’t have a solid strategy in place to scale DevOps in your organization. IT leaders and DevOps experts tell us that key considerations around talent, measurement, vision, and IT culture are the real secrets to taking DevOps to the next level.

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5 practices that make a DevOps leader

Source  – techrepublic.com In order for automation to be successful with DevOps, teams must track quality throughout development and deployment, according to a Forrester study released Monday. Commissioned by continuous testing company Tricentis, the research studied 94 quality metrics placed into four categories, said the press release. To be successful, DevOps leaders need to understand the business risks associated with both DevOps and Agile use, said the press release. Additionally, DevOps leaders either focus on contextual metrics or counting metrics, and some measure

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Agile Stacks Partners with CloudBees to Accelerate DevOps Automation

Source – globenewswire.com Agile Stacks today announced that it is partnering with CloudBees™ through the CloudBees Elevate Partner Program. As the hub of enterprise DevOps, CloudBees provides companies with smarter automation solutions and insights for accelerating software development. Meanwhile, Agile Stacks delivers the all-in-one, non-opinionated GitOps automation service, which is reinventing how enterprises implement services and applications to support the agility, scalability and reliability required for today’s digital businesses. Together, CloudBees and Agile Stacks enable mutual customers to accelerate their time-to-market by rapidly and

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