DevOps framework speeds software delivery

Source – gcn.com A new DevOps framework can help agile developers securely upgrade government IT systems and move to the cloud. After about almost a year of testing at several agencies, including the Department of Health and Human Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, eGlobalTech has made its DevOps Factory broadly available. An end-to-end DevOps framework and suite of advanced security and cloud deployment automation tools, DevOps Factory was designed to align with federal policies and standards, such as systems

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Top 5 Takeaways from the 2017 State of DevOps Report

Source – news.sys-con.com The sixth annual State of the DevOps report – encompassing over 27,000 survey respondents – just hit last week. Like every year, the findings of the report would become ‘the bible’ for the DevOps industry and for organizations delivering software in the months to come. The report not only provides us with the benchmark for what to aspire to, but also shines a light on some of the proven patterns and tactics we should be focusing on to advance our own

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The Real Business Benefits of DevOps

Source – infobeans.com DevOps, an evolution of the agile methodology, has firmly planted its feet in the enterprise. 2016 witnessed DevOps growing in maturity and in adoption and it has steadily now become a standard way of working. According to the fifth annual State of the Cloud Survey, 2016 by RightScale, “DevOps adoption increased from 66 percent in 2015 to 74 percent in 2016”. Gartner estimates that in 2017 DevOps will be a mainstream strategy which is employed by more than

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Study reveals how companies can develop and deliver better software faster

Source – channellife.co.nz New data from almost a thousand global respondents has found there are substantial benefits to be had from cloud-based tools for DevOps. CA Technologies released the first-of-its-kind study in a move the company says quantifies the benefits for companies the combine DevOps methodologies with cloud-based tools and delivery mechanisms. Revealed at the company’s first annual ‘Built to Change Summit’, CA Technologies asserts the intelligence supports the announcement of innovations across its portfolio. The study was conducted by Freedom

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Measuring DevOps Success in Your Software Delivery Pipeline

Source – news.sys-con.com When it comes to measuring the success of your DevOps rollout, it can be challenging to identify the right metrics that will provide intelligence while avoiding the trap of vanity metrics that indicate action—but not necessarily progress—towards the outcome you’re looking for. In my experience, the most valuable metric of all is the lead time between when you make a commit in source control and when that change makes it to your consumers. Some very mature organizations have

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Cloud Automation and Orchestration Made Easy

Source – news.sys-con.com Step into any boardroom and the talk is all about speed and quality: How to accelerate the delivery of innovative new products and services, while improving the quality of existing ones. When this question is asked, all eyes turn to the CIO: How can IT bring business velocity to both the software lifecycle and the digital business, end-to-end from digital touchpoint to system of record? This is especially the case for cloud-based services. Today’s modern enterprise environments

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Is Codeless Automated Testing the Future of DevOps?

Source – tech.co For years, testing has proved a steep challenge for efficient and effective software development. Even today, testing is clunky, inconsistent, and time consuming. It’s widely recognized that testing automation is at best partial, and is the number one bottleneck in the software development and information technology operations (DevOps) toolchain. Once relegated to the startup and entrepreneurial sphere, DevOps has grown into a business imperative for any organization that wants to stay ahead of the game. The DevOps movement was

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4 Ways to Improve Your Continuous Delivery

Source:- testlio.com Apps used to be so large that they came on CDs. Today, software updates are small enough to download in the background of our smartphones. As our expectations for technology have increased, engineers have kept pace by continuously delivering smaller enhancements and feature upgrades to the end user. In a recent Atlassian survey, 80% of respondents used agile processes to build products faster and 65% of respondents relied on continuous delivery shorten their release cycles. Continuous delivery requires teams

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Organizations put the Scrum back into DevOps

Source:- sdtimes.com Scrum.org and the DevOps Institute are teaming up on ScrumOps, a new approach to software delivery. ScrumOps is designed to transform IT organizations into the next-generation, agile era of working by bringing Scrum and DevOps together. According to the organizations, while some believe DevOps and Scrum don’t work well together, ScrumOps can be applied to any IT organization. It aims to provide a way for teams to continuously delivery secure and working software while measuring success. “I believe

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4 DevOps Metrics to Improve Delivery Performance

Source:- versionone.com How well do your DevOps metrics provide insight into the speed, risk, and quality of software delivery? Read this article to learn the four most critical measures of DevOps performance. Data-Driven DevOps We have a challenge in devops. The minute we convert backlog items into source code and then convert that source code into binary artifacts, we lose all visibility into flow. It’s very difficult to track a specific backlog item in the form of a binary artifact

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