Agile Methodology in Software Development

Source – devops.cioreview.com Speeding the delivery of technology is a critical aspect of business today. One of the approaches to increase that speed of delivery that many of us have worked to implement is the use of Agile software development methods such as Scrum XP to deliver business value more rapidly. Transforming an organization from a waterfall centric methodology to agile development is an exciting, but difficult time in an organization.  The changes that are required to the organization are not

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4 Ways to Accelerate IT with DevOps

Source – blogs.perficient.com In our technology journey in 2017, we’ve covered DevOps numerous times and for good measure. Research firm IDC predicts that nearly 70% of Global Fortune 500 organizations will have implemented the development philosophy by the end of the year. There’s still confusion about what exactly DevOps is. To us, DevOps should not be thought of as a solution, but rather a series of progressions that seeks to make the entire software development, IT operations, and business process easier

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Why DevOps May Be Wrong for Your Organization

Source – xebialabs.com The wide success of agile as a way to improve transparency and delivery is a great example of a better way of working that seemed to be making a real and positive change to organizations that were correctly embracing it. Similarly, the adoption of cloud services as a place to build new, highly scalable solutions was a “no brainer” for organizations looking at what other successful companies were doing. However, not all agile adoption was successful and not

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Top 10 Benefits of using Docker

Source – apiumhub.com Today, there is a buzz all around about containerization and Docker. What exactly the Docker is and how it is related to containerization? What are the top benefits of using docker ? Why it became so popular ? And what are the statistics and successful case studies related to Docker ? In this article I will answer all these questions. What is docker & how is it related to containerization Running applications in containers instead of virtual machines is

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9 Big Mistakes DevOps Teams Make

Source – informationweek.com If organizations want to maximize the benefits they experience as a result of embracing DevOps, they’ll need to avoid these “gotchas”. If you’re going to adopt DevOps, you better do it right. According to the RightScale 2017 State of the Cloud report, 84% of enterprises and 72% of small to medium-sized businesses have adopted some DevOps practices. These organizations are attracted to DevOps benefits like greater agility, improved customer satisfaction, greater employee morale, greater productivity and business

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DevOps: Where it’s going and how to make the most of it

Source – zdnet.com DevOps is much more than a set of practices for smarter software development. The benefits of Agile-type thinking — such as iterative development and continuous delivery — are being pushed beyond the IT department and out into the wider business. Here’s how adopting small, quick changes will deliver new benefits to businesses and their customers in the future. 1. Tailored agility will help push cross-organisation integration CIO consultant Andrew Abboud is an IT leader who believes in the

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Can DevOps help us save lives?

Source – techtarget.com A former U.S. Marine wants software developers and architects to get more in touch with their feelings. In fact, their lives may very well depend on it. Ken Mugrage, the former Marine who is also a technology evangelist at ThoughtWorks, led a session at the 2017 O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference in New York City, presented a session in which he talked about burnout that software developers and managers can experience in enterprise environments – and how DevOps can

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The 7 worst automation failures

Source – csoonline.com There are IT jobs that you just know are built for failure. They are so big and cumbersome and in some cases are plowing through new ground that unforeseen outcomes are likely. Then there are other situations where an IT pro might just say “whoops” when that unforeseen result should have been, well, foreseen. UpGuard has pulled together a group of the biggest instances in the past few years in which the well-intentioned automation of a company’s IT systems

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DevOps brings together the best elements of your IT team

Source – betanews.com Teamwork, agility and communication set apart the most successful IT teams from the rest. It should come as no surprise: developments in technology and IT are the driving force behind many of the changes in our fast-paced world. The demands on the IT team have never been greater. There is pressure to deliver new features and software to users, added to vast data growth, budget constraints and the ever-present need to do more with less. To get

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Busting 5 DevOps Myths

Source – inormationweek.com DevOps is a technology movement for hipsters and your company doesn’t need to worry about it, right? Right? DevOps, with its focus on combining development, testing, deployment, and operations, has fast become the poster-child for accelerated app delivery. Some will argue that DevOps is long overdue since business success clearly hinges on quickly delivering innovations based on high-quality software services. As with anything relatively new, there’ll be lots of information and discussion — some of which will be

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