DevOps vs. the juice cleanse: Only one is a passing fad

Source:- enterprisersproject.com It’s easy to put off DevOps as just another trend: Culture change is hard. But your competitors aren’t waiting Many organizations view DevOps as aspirational. They treat it like a gym membership in January: they talk big, sign up and never go. We can easily imagine someone uttering the statement, “We’re a bank, not a streaming video service,” as an argument against DevOps. This whole scenario reminds me of the joke about two hunters in the woods who come

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Voices in DevOps – Episode 8: A Conversation with Christina Noren of CloudBees

Source:-gigaom.com In this episode, host Jon Collins speaks with Christina Noren about her experience running Agile organizations and how DevOps can be implemented at various stages in an organizations life. Christina has more than 20 years of experience in product, services and operations at successful, venture-backed companies, such as Splunk, Zuora, Portal and Sonic Solutions. She has a particular strength in identifying and refining product offerings in evolving markets. At Splunk, she was employee #12 in 2005 and remained on

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Is DevOps really that different from Agile? No, says Viktor Farcic [Podcast]

Source:-hub.packtpub.com No one can seem to agree on what DevOps really is. Although it’s been around for the better part of a decade, it still inspires a good deal of confusion within organizations and across engineering teams. But perhaps we’re all over thinking it? To get to the heart of the issues and debates around DevOps, we spoke to Viktor Farcic in the latest episode of the Packt Podcast. Viktor is a consultant at CloudBees, but he’s also a prolific

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DevOps for doubters: How to deal with 9 kinds of people who push back

Source :- enterprisersproject.com At first glance, the benefits of DevOps are hard to deny. Continuous delivery of new software and features makes customers happy and businesses more agile. Highly collaborative, transparent, cross-functional ways of working can rally teams around a shared mission and purpose. It’s no wonder that companies big and small are singing DevOps’s praises and expecting everyone to get on board and never look back. That’s why it can be surprising when leaders encounter team members who seem to

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Agile Deserves The Hype, But It Can Also Fail: How To Avoid The Pitfalls

Source :- forbes.com ‘Agile’ has earned its place in the business lexicon: it’s no buzzword or passing craze. For almost two decades, it’s been helping companies of all sizes free themselves from the inflexibility of traditional ‘top down’ hierarchies and rigid long-term planning. You’ll hear talk of ‘squads’, ‘chapters’ and ‘tribes’ and, while there are different flavors of agile, there are also tropes: agile organizations work in short sprints–meaning they can be fluid and responsive to customer demands–and teams are empowered

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Defining software quality metrics for Agile and DevOps

Source :- sdtimes.com In a a Tricentis-commissioned report from Forrester released in July, “The Definitive Software Quality Metrics For Agile+DevOps,” surveyors found that it’s a common trait of companies that have seen the most success from Agile and DevOps adoption that they have made another operational transition. These companies have moved on from considering “counting” metrics — for instance, whether you’ve run tests an adequate number of times — as key indicators of success, to “contextual” metrics — whether the software

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5 DevOps Terms That We All Use, Yet No One Can Define

Source:- devops.com Let me explain … DevOps is such a big deal that it has bred its very own lexicon. Search Google for “DevOps terms,” and you’ll find a slew of “dictionaries” and “glossaries” dedicated to defining the various terms that go hand in hand with DevOps. Yet despite these resources, some deep ambiguities remain regarding the actual meaning of various terms that you hear frequently in DevOps-centric conversations. Let me walk through some of the biggest. Continuous DevOps is all

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Ten signs your company doesn’t do continuous delivery

Source:- itproportal.com Most organizations have DevOps or CI/CD initiatives, yet still struggle with Continuous Delivery. Here are the 10 most common reasons enterprises get continuous delivery wrong. Most organisations have DevOps or CI/CD initiatives, yet still struggle with Continuous Delivery. Here are the 10 most common reasons why enterprises get continuous delivery wrong. 1.  “Agile” and “Release” are used in meetings Continuous Delivery doesn’t mean “release more than once a year or quarter.” It means deployments are continuous, never-ending, ongoing, nonstop

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2019 is the year that Agile and DevOps go large

Source- computing.co.uk ‘At scale’ or ‘large-scale’ Agile and DevOps development – sometimes separately but often in the same breath – was a topic that has been cropping up more frequently in the enterprise-IT world. The ‘scale’ message is topical because it chimes with how software development increasingly involves the entire enterprise. For instance, IoT products cover hardware and software engineering, while video game development encompasses coders and artists with various specialities. This broader application of Agile is also affected by having to

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Cloud to help emerging markets diminish tech, cost barriers.

Source- rcrwireless.com The cloud is a powerful transformational agent for emerging markets, but only when dovetailed with other emerging and evolving digital technologies to deliver complete solutions.  The International Data Corporation or IDC’s top 10 predictions for IT, 2019, says that by 2022, 40% of organizations’ cloud developments will execute artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms. IDC forecasts that by 2022, any endpoint device on a cloud-enabled network will be performing AI-driven inferencing and relying on machine learning algorithms to continually ‘learn’ which

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