IT collaboration, DevOps a key to business success, says Robert Half

Source – itwire.com Australian companies need to improve collaboration between IT professionals and find ways to successfully leverage technology across the business in the current highly competitive environment, according to a newly published report. According to the report from recruitment firm Robert Half, the implementation of Development Operations (DevOps) is at the heart of the optimisation of collaboration between those in IT departments. And the recruiter says Australian companies need to build, test, and roll out new or updated solutions to

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Report: DevOps is still considered a new phenomenon

Source – sdtimes.com While companies have grasped that DevOps leads to an increase in innovation, DevOps adoption and implementation still remains a challenge for many. Logz.io, an AI-powered log analytics company, released its DevOps Pulse 2017 survey in time for today’s SysAdmin Day, highlighting some of the challenges and benefits to DevOps. The DevOps Pulse report this year was based on data from a survey of 700 companies, with an additional section on DevOps culture because, according to Logz.io, it’s one topic that

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Dirty secrets of DevOps

Source:- dev.to I’ve read dozens of DevOps success stories, tales of bold IT leaders transforming their business and steering big corporate ships into the future. It’s hard to avoid all these stories about “DevOps transformation” and how some guy named Jim pulled the IT department out of the stone age. The trades, blogs, and conference presentations are filled with them. No one talks about the failures though, very few even write about their struggles implementing DevOps. It’s all sunshine and

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Effective DevOps pipelines require a continuous delivery tool chain

Source- theserverside.com In the DevOps world, we tend to speak of the pipeline in singular terms. In most real-world scenarios, however, achieving continuous delivery and an effective DevOps implementation requires working with multiple different pipelines. Making good use of continuous delivery tool chains becomes extremely important when effective DevOps is the end goal. That’s because software delivery involves more than a single team or workflow. You have to integrate your teams and workflows, and keep them in sync with one another, if you want to

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4 Tips for Successful DevOps Implementation

Source – virtual-strategy.com As technology continues to evolve, improve and develop, many companies are focusing on their IT departments to better understand this new technology and making the best use of it. Alongside technology, customer expectations and needs are on the rise as well. The necessity of DevOps implementation is thus also on the rise, as it offers a solution to meeting market demands. The foundation of DevOps is the effective collaboration between the development and operations teams. That’s why companies

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Top 4 obstacles to DevOps adoption and how to successfully eliminate them

Source – jaxenter.com Many organizations want to apply DevOps principles in their organization but they don’t really know what DevOps is, what it requires from the employees, what value it will bring and how to start a DevOps journey. Other have already given DevOps a try but they faced misunderstandings and challenges that slowed them down. If only there was a way to experiment with DevOps before actually adopting it. Meet The Phoenix Project, the simulation which comes to the

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9 common mistakes when implementing DevOps

Source:- ciklum.com DevOps can be a godsend, but if used improperly, DevOps can also tank your project. Let’s look at nine common mistakes made when implementing DevOps. 1. Building a DevOps department The point of DevOps isn’t to create a new department strictly for DevOps, but instead to create a new collaborative model that unites existing departments. 2. Failing to streamline software Over-complicated software systems that have too much sprawl require siloed management and make systems over complicated for users. If

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Seven Essential Steps for Transitioning to Enterprise DevOps

Source:- informationweek.com DevOps is currently the train every enterprise wants to climb aboard. In fact, many of today’s market leaders already have some sort of DevOps plan in place. As companies incorporate IT further into their business, DevOps is becoming a basic necessity for the modern enterprise. However, when it comes to actually implementing DevOps in real life, things can get a little shaky. Having helped many organizations go through this process, I’ve pinpointed some common mistakes and misconceptions —

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How to start a DevOps project: Pick the low hanging fruit and just go for it

Source:- computing.co.uk The best way to launch a new DevOps project is simply to pick the low-hanging fruit, or what should be a relatively simple and necessary body of work, and just go for it, without spending months in planning. That’s the opinion of Steven Armstrong, principal DevOps automation engineer at Paddy Power Betfair (pictured). Armstrong was speaking at Computing’s recent DevOps Summit, where the audience was also told about a firm which handed out cricket bats to developers in

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Top 10 challenges to DevOps implementation

Source:- techrepublic.com As more companies adopt DevOps to improve their workflow and productivity, a number of challenges related to infrastructure and legacy systems have arisen, according to a new survey from cloud sandbox software provider Quali. In a survey of more than 2,000 IT industry executives, 54% of respondents said they had no access to self-service infrastructure—instead, they take a ticket-based approach to infrastructure delivery, which impacts productivity and increases time to market, the survey notes. And only 23% of

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