Study: Bureaucracy, legacy systems hinder DevOps

Source:-automotiveit.com T experts consider corporate bureaucracy the number one obstacle as they try to streamline enterprise software development in their companies. DevOps F5 Networks, which conducted a poll of IT experts, believes automation will lead to broader acceptance of DevOps According to a survey conducted by IT service provider F5 Networks, 40% of experts polled said hurdles such as difficult-to-change testing processes, ticket systems or manual processes tend to stand in the way of implementing agile development processes such as

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Continuous Testing with QuerySurge for DevOps

Source :- querysurge.com Ongoing changes to data requirements, mappings, and environments necessitate unending updates to new and existing test queries and their source and target data connections. Continuous testing is the process of executing automated tests as part of the delivery pipeline to obtain immediate feedback on the business risks associated with a release candidate. Continuous testing in the data world means executing automated data tests that are triggered by another process and provide immediate feedback on business risks. Continuous testing

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Chasing DevOps Transformation

Source:- devops.com. In less than a decade, DevOps has become a buzzword of the IT industry, and enterprises are already reaping its benefits. But the implementation part still remains a question for many firms, considering the key mistakes that many organizations report in their very approach to DevOps. Most firms are also unsure about what outcomes they want to see from the process. Wondering if you’re making the same mistakes? Here are the five most common mistakes that can be included as

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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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Why successful DevOps implementation requires a “cultural change”

Source – techrepublic.com TechRepublic’s Dan Patterson spoke with New Relic’s chief product officer Jim Gochee to explain how companies can improve the way they implement DevOps into their company culture. Below is a transcript of their interview. Patterson: DevOps, a process that amalgamates software development and operations, is one of the most effective methods of iterative product development. But implementing DevOps, while it can aid your company’s digital transformation efforts, usually requires entire team buy-in. For TechRepublic and ZDNet, I’m Dan

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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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