How to Do Agile Software Development the Right Way

Source:-devops Agile development has been around for years, but not everybody is doing it the right way. Just ask Elisabeth Hendrickson, who until recently was vice president of quality assurance at Pivotal Labs, a leader in agile software development and now a division of VMware. Hendrickson’s career in the software industry spans a few decades and includes stints as a technical writer, developer, and test automation specialist. The variety of jobs has been a good thing, she says, giving her

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Harness 2020 State of Developer Satisfaction Report Shows Impact of Coronavirus on Software Development

Source:-prnewswire the platform for software delivery, today announced its 2020 State of Developer Satisfaction Report. The report features insights from 500 IT and engineering professionals across software and finance industries on the impact that demographics, job skills, company culture and the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic have on software delivery and job satisfaction. The skills developers provide are hard to find and easy to lose, and the Coronavirus pandemic has introduced a bevy of new challenges that developers have never encountered before,

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What Is DevOps and How Does It Work?

Source:-techacute.com DevOps is a set of concepts and a way of work that has originated from the Agile and Lean approaches to operations. It pertains to software development teams (Dev) and information-technology operations (Ops) working together to improve productivity, automate infrastructure, and continuously measure application performance. This is all to deliver more software solutions in a shorter period. DevOps has also received an academic definition from three computer science researchers working at the American research and development center in Pennsylvania

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How DevOps Tools Are Contributing to Automation Initiatives Across the IT Landscape

Source:-devops.com Prolific advancements in IT, specifically in agile methods and culture over the years, has led to burgeoning needs for a more holistic end-to-end software delivery approach. Agile development is an umbrella term that encompasses numerous incremental and iterative software development practices — including Kanban, SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework), Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Lean Development, among others. Each methodology works on its own unique approach. However, the core commonalities they share lie mainly in their values and vision. The methodologies

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5 software development resources that improve end-user experience

Source:-besttechie.com There are several sophisticated software development resources to help you streamline and improve your software program’s end-user experience. Not all end-user experiences are exactly the same. In many cases, end-user experiences differ based on the age of the user, their connected device, accessibility needs, or technology preferences. Once you deploy several resources, you can improve your website speed and make your sites accessible for all users. Naturally, there are a number of advanced tools to help you create the

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BMC Completes Acquisition of Compuware to Mainstream Mainframe DevOps

Source:-devops.com Customers to benefit from an integrated DevOps toolchain with unparalleled mainframe operations management and agile application development and delivery HOUSTON, June 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BMC, a global leader in IT solutions for the Autonomous Digital Enterprise, today announced the close of its acquisition of Compuware, a leading provider of mainframe application development, delivery, and performance solutions. The strategic combination of the two companies builds on the success of BMC Automated Mainframe Intelligence (AMI) and Compuware’s Topaz suite, ISPW

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DevOps Deeper Dive: Teams Adjust to New WFH Normal

Source:-devops.com In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic the level of software development activity has remained relatively constant, but developers—who, like everyone else—are now largely working from home, are putting in more hours. Organizations are now grappling with whether working remotely on software development projects now represents the “new normal.” A report published this week by GitHub shows that while there was a slight dip in activity in various regions of the world as the pandemic spread, activity on the

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CloudBees Connect Virtual Summit: Defining the Future of Software Development

Source:-devops.com CloudBees Connect Virtual Summit will bring together a global community of developers, CloudBees and Jenkins users, DevOps luminaries and continuous delivery experts for two full days of immersive learning, presented in a virtual reality environment. The event is scheduled to take place on May 19 at 11 a.m. EDT for North America, and on May 20 at 11 a.m. CET for the European audience. At CloudBees Connect, you will learn about the emerging trends and technologies shaping the future

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VMware Releases State of Kubernetes 2020 Report

Source:-containerjournal.com VMware has announced the availability of its “State of Kubernetes 2020 Report,” which surveyed 247 individuals actively using Kubernetes within a company of 1,000 or more employees. Performed by Dimensional Research and commissioned by VMware, the report offers a unique window into the experience and attitudes of those implementing Kubernetes in practice. The study targetted companies with large development teams, with 24% having more than 2,500 developers. Here, we summarize some key findings from the report. Kubernetes Experiences Exponential

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IT Services and DevOps: Friends, Not Foes

Source:-devops.com Development and operations, aka DevOps, is the marriage between software development and IT operations. The goal of a DevOps team is two-fold: to more quickly make products that are better for customers, and to align more closely with business goals. While it sounds pretty great, something doesn’t sit well. What about your service department? Service department representatives often become wary at the mention of DevOps. Why? They don’t want to be left behind or lose their seat at the

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