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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Zendesk expands AWS support for customer data accessibility

Source:-itbrief.com.au Zendesk is releasing Events Connector for the newly launched Amazon Web Services (AWS) service Amazon EventBridge. The Zendesk Events Connector allows companies to connect customer experience data to the AWS services that developers already use. Modern customers expect their interactions with companies to be easy, personalised and responsive – all of which relies on accessing and understanding customer data. Built on the cloud, the Zendesk Events Connector is an easy, scalable, and secure way to stream near real-time data

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Defining DevOps success: the 5 stages of DevOps evolution.

Source- networksasia.net DevOps is changing the way organizations look at application and infrastructure solutions today. By reducing redundancies and automating mundane processes, organizations are able to reap the benefits of adopting DevOps practices to increase agility, create a more collaborative work environment and enable IT to respond to business requirements faster With the Asia Pacific DevOps market expected to grow at a CAGR of 20.2% between 2017 and 2023, and more organizations recognizing the opportunity to adopt DevOps, mapping out the

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Puppet Delivers 2018 State of DevOps Report with Five Stage Plan for DevOps Success

Source- bdaily.co.uk DevOps in 2018 is a big deal. Most, if not all, enterprises have some sort of DevOps initiatives, and many have become non-stop software and data factories, operating 24×7. However, succeeding with DevOps has proved challenging and results vary wildly between companies. In an effort to solve this problem, Puppet has released its State of DevOps Report this week. According to Puppet, one of the main goals of this report was to understand the DevOps journey and how

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DevOps Experts Share Advice on Measuring Success

Source – informationweek.com Sears is at risk of bankruptcy, but not for the reasons we’re used to reading about here. While Sears has been in decline for many years, most recent CEO Eddie Lampert’s plan to sell “member” (employees aren’t allowed to say “customer”) data from subscription sign-ups floundered when an aggressive customer sign-up campaign called Shop Your Way slowed down check-out lines at Sears-owned stores. This aggravated customers and resulted in a loss of sales and decreased sales per minute, according

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9 Ways DevOps Success or Failure Is Like Baseball

Source – devops.com The baseball season is in full swing. There are 30 major league teams competing for a playoff spot, but, as I write this, only five of them—or 16.67 percent—qualify as elite performers with a winning percentage over .600. The number is strikingly similar in DevOps, where, according to one survey, just 17 percent of organizations say they have fully embraced it. Most of the rest have only scattershot teams immersed in DevOps or only recently began adopting it company-wide.

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How to manage cultural change while adopting DevOps

Source – itbrief.co.nz With the rise in connected devices, big data, and an ever-increasing number of business applications, enterprises are now operating like continuous software and data factories. The most successful businesses take an agile approach, constantly updating and aligning development output with business requirements. DevOps can be an incredibly successful tool for companies, but there’s one key challenge: putting the right foundations in place. The organisations that are leading the way are already automating parts of the software engineering process

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Forget the DevOps mindset, and change habits and behaviors instead

Source – techtarget.com People talk about the DevOps mindset. They say it’s a way of thinking, as if DevOps is only achievable if you use the power of your mind. And if people don’t think in a certain way, then DevOps will remain elusive. That may be partly true, but I’m not very good at reading people’s minds. Most people aren’t. Habits over DevOps mindset The reality is there is no DevOps mindset. DevOps is a series of behaviors and habits that people have.

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The Five Cs of DevOps at Scale

Source – gigaom.com DevOps advocates will no doubt be familiar with the term “Wall of Confusion”, as it goes to the heart of why the best practices arose. As a recap on what DevOps is about, it offers a solution to a familiar challenge: if you are looking to develop and deliver new software applications and services as quickly as possible, how do you address the fact that operations practices are not always aligned with those of development? As I wrote last

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Chef extends DevOps deeper into Kubernetes multiclouds

Source – siliconangle.com DevOps is a pipeline for rapidly deploying changes to infrastructure and application components. It also involves continuous verification of application compliance with relevant policies and mandates. Speed is the essence of DevOps success, as long as application quality and compliance are not compromised. Unfortunately, most DevOps professionals spend far too long getting their apps released into production. According to a recent survey conducted by longtime DevOps solution provider Chef Software, almost three-quarters of DevOps professionals regard “time from code to production” and “time from

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