Four tips for a successful DevOps spring cleaning

Source – techtarget.com Despite a demand for faster release cycles — weekly rather than monthly — development teams can find it difficult to integrate the necessary set of tools into their pipeline to make updates ahead of a deadline. How do we give teams the capabilities to keep up with this industrywide trend of accelerated release cycles? Successful DevOps involves a tuneup of Agile processes. A thorough spring cleaning can help teams get there. Here’s how. Step 1. Refresh roles and responsibilities

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Not sure how to start with DevOps? Here’s one option

Source – techtarget.com The answer — call in consultants — might seem obvious and, perhaps, insufficient. But the team at Sodo, or Ship On Day One, isn’t your average crew of talking heads. Co-founders Eric Schoonover and Robert Duffy designed a 15-point plan they say can help any organization, no matter how mired in legacy culture, with the thorny problem of how to start with DevOps. Duffy brings his experience from Amazon and Time to the table, while Schoonover comes from Microsoft,

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Agile and DevOps: How to rethink your software development culture

Source – zdnet.com DevOps techniques and Agile methodologies are regularly touted as the best ways to get IT projects completed quickly and efficiently, and for many are now preferred over the more tradition linear ‘Waterfall’ model of development. But new working methods require a significant cultural shift, so how can IT leaders adopt agility as an organisational mindset? Four IT leaders explain how they are turning the adoption of Agile and DevOps into a competitive advantage. 1. FIND THE PROJECTS THAT REQUIRE

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DevOps or Agile: Which do software developers prefer?

Source – itweb.co.za While Agile is by far the most popular software development methodology, high-performing software development teams are more likely to have a DevOps culture. That was one of the findings of the Gitlab Global Developer Survey which took place towards the end of 2017. Of the 5 300 software professionals from around the world who participated in the survey, about 1.5% were from Africa. The majority of respondents were from Europe (46%) and North America (36%). According to the Gitlab 2018 Global Developer Report,

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DevOps is Old News. DevProd is the Future

Source – devops.com DevOps has been widely embraced and isn’t going away. However, there’s a new software movement emerging that deserves headlines of its own. Let’s call it DevProd. In a recent Harvard Business Review article, “Agile at Scale,” the authors point out that “conditions are ripe for agile teams in any situation where problems are complex, solutions are at first unclear, project requirements are likely to change, close collaboration with end users is feasible, and creative teams will outperform command-and-control groups.”

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How DevOps Can Create Smarter, More Agile 5G Telecom Networks

Source – devops.com There is no doubt DevOps revolutionized software development with its introduction of lean and agile techniques. By applying continuous deployment and continuous integration methodologies into software development, enterprises can build, test and deploy applications and release new services more rapidly. In this article, we will see how the DevOps approach is being utilized in 5G telecom networks with the rise of software-defined systems. Emergence of Software in Legacy Telecom Networks In last few decades software has changed our

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Why management thinks your DevOps implementation is great

Source – techtarget.com According to a survey of 5,296 development professionals, the three toughest challenges around DevOps implementation probably won’t surprise anyone. GitLab’s 2018 Global Developer Report indicates it’s still hard to choose the right technology, get clear directions from management and change long-standing habits. But what might surprise folks is the apparent disconnect between management and developers on what a successful DevOps implementation looks like — and how easy it is, or isn’t. “I was surprised to see that managers and

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Tips on implementing DevOps models

Source – devopsonline.co.uk DevOps helps communication and collaboration between developer and operation teams, across all of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Many organisations have adopted, or are moving, towards adopting DevOps processes for a healthier work culture with improved workflows and productivity. Despite this, there are several issues which regularly come up when implementing DevOps models, which must be dealt with promptly and efficiently. This can include: Scaling up DevOps is known to encounter issues while scaling up implementation, typically

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Why DevOps? The simple answer is it creates safer processes

Source – techtarget.com While we adopt new technologies to innovate, streamline, generate wealth and cut costs, there is another reason to do DevOps that might be even more important. Why DevOps? It can make you safe. Break down barriers We’re all familiar with the benefits of technology, but even today, a large number of businesses aren’t as quick to adopt new ideas as others. A number of research studies show the benefits of technology, but sometimes that’s not enough to force

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How to make CI, CT and CD work together and avoid the drama of a DevOps love triangle

Source – itproportal.com It’s no secret that organisations across the world are working hard to seize the competitive advantage that comes from digital disruption. The savviest firms are now knee deep in Agile and Digital Transformation strategies, which focus firmly on offering services at hyper velocity and availability on any device – whilst maintaining high quality. Agile processes are crucial to success in this high speed digital world. And to support this must be a strong DevOps team that has responsibility

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