5 Agile practices to keep pace with digital transformation

Source – appdevelopermagazine.com Disruptive, continuous change is now the norm. Online companies like Uber, Airbnb and Netflix have transformed the transportation, hospitality and entertainment industries with disruptive technologies and services that couldn’t have been conceived just ten years ago. However, enterprise organizations have been slower to respond. While customer facing web and mobile applications in retail, financial services and healthcare industries have been developed using continuous delivery methods, examples of enterprises adopting similar methodologies are few and far between. The culprit

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DevOps is a waste of your time if you aren’t fully committed

Source – techrepublic.com If businesses aren’t aggressive enough in their DevOps approach, they could be wasting their time and energy, according to a new survey from New Relic. According to the survey, companies that were all-in on DevOps saw better results, while those that adopted the approach with less gusto tended to run into some problems. “It seems that partial DevOps adoption might be not just ineffective, but actually counterproductive,” the survey stated. Those with higher adoption rates saw a higher level of

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NetOps and DevOps Want More Collaboration in a Multi-Cloud World

Source – businesswire.com CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) announced the results of a recent survey comparing the views of over 850 NetOps and DevOps IT professionals on their respective disciplines and collaboration practices. Traditionally, the larger IT market has viewed these two groups as somewhat antagonistic toward one other. However, the F5 survey indicates they are largely aligned on priorities, with converging interests around the production pipeline and automation capabilities. Reconciling survey results with the current trend of DevOps turning to outside solutions

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How DevOps Drives Digital Transformation (and Vice Versa)

Source – thevarguy.com You’re hearing a lot today about the drive toward digital transformation. You’re also hearing a lot about the competitive need to implement a DevOps model. What savvy companies realize is that DevOps drives digital transformation, and vice versa. Digital transformation is a model in which companies rethink traditional processes and approaches and embrace digital solutions and automation to increase innovation. DevOps, meanwhile, is a software development and delivery process that emphasizes communication and collaboration among product management, software

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The Relationship Between The Cloud And DevOps

Source – forbes.com Most companies understand that if they want to increase their competitiveness in today’s swiftly changing world, they can’t ignore digital transformation. DevOps and cloud computing are oft-touted as vital ways companies can achieve this needed transformation, though the relationship between the two is often confusing, as DevOps is about process and process improvement whereas cloud computing is about technology and services. Not mutually exclusive, it’s important to understand how the cloud and DevOps work together to help businesses

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Public sector IT is struggling to keep up with digital transformation

Source – itproportal.com Public sector IT is suffering from a major crisis in confidence when it comes to the pace of change, new figures have claimed. Despite the need to implement digital transformation ideas and updates, many organisations are facing several major hurdles, according to the 2017 Public Sector IT Operations Survey from Splunk. The study found that public sector organisations undergoing digital transformation are losing confidence in the ability of their IT teams to keep tabs on the increasing level of new

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Is security killing your digital transformation?

Source – sdtimes.com Hackers love traditional security. So do your competitors. Want to ruin their day? Forget what you know about how faster development increases risk. If your approach to security is slowing you down, it’s only a question of which you’ll lose faster — your data or your customers. To begin, let’s agree on one fundamental principle: In the era of DevOps, agile, and the cloud, survival depends on speed. If you’re not first to market with the innovations today’s

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The 10 DevOps tools that IT pros are using the most

Source – techrepublic.com By streamlining workflow and increasing efficiency across departments, DevOps tools are often a critical component of a successful digital transformation strategy for enterprises. According to ZDNet, companies with successful DevOps plans have “2,555 times faster lead times for their projects.” Yet IT departments still struggle with implementation. A recent survey from cloud sandbox software provider Quali pinpointed some key issues with adopting a DevOps strategy. Many departments, for instance, still used a ticket-based approach instead of using self-service

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8 QA Tips to Survive in the Digital Transformation Era

Source – techstory.in “90% of CEOs believe the Digital Transformation will impact their industry, but less than 15% are executing on a digital strategy.” – MIT Sloan & Capgemini This research says that each enterprise will need to adapt digital strategies in order to align the business processes and offer end-to-end customer experience. The digital transformation journey involves the huge investment into enterprise mobile apps for business operations, cloud computing for process co-ordination, Big Data for analyzing the data for the

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Low Code: What IT Needs to Know

Source – informationweek.com As low code, which minimizes the amount of coding needed to build out applications, becomes a new norm, it is important to consider how the rise of citizen developers will affect the enterprise. Across industries, from healthcare to manufacturing and financial services, organizations are undergoing digital transformations. This is creating a competitive job market for skilled developers, such as mobile app developers, and in turn, can cause a talent shortage. As demand for mobile apps in the

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