DevOps The Code To Delivering With Velocity, Quality And Agility

Forrester IT

To achieve velocity, organizations are turning to DevOps in their cultural and technology transformation. In my recent report, " How To Deliver Services With Quality, Agility, And Value ," I look at these issues and discuss how to pragmatically assess your DevOps journey. I&O pros must also use benchmarks to assess their progress and to maintain or adjust their current DevOps competencies accordingly. Agile. Application Release Automation. DevOps.

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Are You On An Agile+DevOps Journey? Don’t Miss Out On Continuous Testing Services!

Forrester IT

The most dangerous parallel initiatives are those where, on one side, they are changing their development teams to become more Agile, but a separate initiative in the same enterprise exists where their Operations folks are running a development and operations (DevOps) transformation. But I don't want to dig in here about Agile+DevOps and how overused and abused the term "DevOps" is. Read more Categories: Agile. Agile Testing. DevOps.

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On An Agile scaling journey ? Take our survey to find out how you are doing.

Forrester IT

This year I'm excited to have my team colleague Amanda joining me in the bi-annual Forrester Agile at Scale Adoption survey. So in addition to successful Agile team practices, alignment with business stakeholders upstream and downstream with testing and operations, we are looking into more Agile at scale issues like budgeting and DevOps. Software development leaders continue to buy into Agile--while they eradicate traditional waterfall style development. DevOps.

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DevOps: From Unicorns to Mainstream

Forrester IT

Every day I hear more about the pressure I&O organizations are under to accelerate the delivery of applications and services and the pressure it is placing on the existing resources. As organizations transition, DevOps, formally the purview of unicorns, is now transitioning to mainstream. Our recent research confirms that I&O professionals are actively building and updating their practices to bridge the remaining divide from Agile to DevOps. DevOps.

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DevOps, No Longer Just For “Unicorns”

Forrester IT

The born-digital "unicorn" companies such as Etsy, Google and Netflix, are pioneers of modern DevOps, but BT leaders at companies of all ages, sizes, and types are now eagerly pursuing the same principles. [i] i] The pressure for speed and quality is DevOps becoming pivotal for all organizations. For example, KeyBank are leveraging DevOps to quickly deliver business new customer capability using streamlined coordination between application development and operations.

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Nine Best Practices For Integrating Application Security Testing Into DevOps

CTOvision

Read Ruslan Desyatnikov list nine best practices for integrating application security testing into DevOps on Forbes : The software community is on the brink of accelerating changes as DevOps practices, agile development methodologies and AI gradually, but surely, phase out legacy approaches.

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Velocity with quality mandates a model based approach to ARA tools and DevOps

Forrester IT

DevOps velocity mandates change velocity. Enterprises today are focusing on delivering applications faster to drive customer experiences and drive business transformation to meet rising expectations. The automation of the process known as Application Release Automation (ARA) is one of the critical impediments in the DevOps journey for I&O organizations today. Agile. Application Release Automation. DevOps.

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10 ways to Enable QA in Agile and DevOps Teams

Social, Agile and Transformation

Last year I published a post, DevQOps - Giving QA a Seat at the DevOps and Digital Transformation Table acknowledging that when organizations investing more in application development have to consider the increase in skill and investment required for testing activities. In my talk last week at AllDayDevOps, I reminded DevOps practitioners that QA is still a critical discipline within DevOps. agile software development DevOps organizational change software qa

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On An Agile scaling journey? Take our survey to find out how you are doing.

Forrester IT

This year I'm excited to be teaming up with Diego Lo Giudice on the bi-annual Forrester Agile at Scale Adoption survey. So in addition to successful Agile team practices, alignment with business stakeholders upstream and downstream with testing and operations, we are looking into more Agile at scale issues like budgeting and DevOps. Software development leaders continue to buy into Agile--while they eradicate traditional waterfall style development.

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DevOps and the Mainframe, A perfect match?

Forrester IT

The drive for speed to counter competitors and deliver new and agile solutions has never been more evident. Successful digital businesses have found the secret to unleashing the data and business processes within their mainframe-based applications. Starting with "ad-hoc" integrations between systems of engagement and systems of record, they soon find the ability to define innovative products and services is limited by an inability to evolve and improve their mainframe applications.

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Devops is mandatory for multicloud deployments

David Linthicum

However, the survey finds that only 39 percent of the respondents have implemented devops processes and tool chains. From a devops perspective, 51 percent of respondents use multicloud to cultivate a flexible infrastructure that supports agile application deployments. A survey of 1,106 business and technology executives published by the IBM Institute for Business Value, finds that 85 percent of companies are already operating in multicloud environments.

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How to Become an Agile Superhero

CEB IT

Agile is as much a philosophy as a methodology. Highly successful agile practitioners model their growth after the second set of superheroes. They develop skills, live agile values, and strive to continuously improve their proficiency and breadth of knowledge?—

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Velocity Mandates DevOps And Continuous Deployment

Forrester IT

To compete in this new digital market norm, software applications and products must contain new sources of customer value while at the same time adopting new operational agility. Read more Categories: Agile. DevOps. Agile DevOps IT Infrastructure cloud computing continuous deployment velocityToday's customers, products, business operations, and competitors are fundamentally digital.

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Future-Proof Your Application Strategy

CEB IT

A leading retail bank in India recently revamped its consumer application. In the end, the bank lost customers to a competitor that provided a more seamless user experience on its mobile application. An investment in application architecture competency can yield powerful returns.”.

Information Security: What You Should Know About Agile, DevOps, and Continuous Delivery

CEB IT

This last one is causing a headache for another part of IT, as companies embrace the use of Agile , DevOps , and other “continuous delivery” methodologies to produce IT services quicker and more efficiently. DevOps is also on the rise : 83% of participants reported that their overall organization is either already piloting, implementing, or scaling DevOps.

Mandatory Skills to Sustain Application Delivery in 2021

CEB IT

To meet the challenges of today’s world, organizations must improve the resilience and sustainability of their application platforms and architectures to continuously evolve to meet business needs. Adapt and modernize application architecture.

Your cloud-based application could be a profitable product

David Linthicum

In the world of application development, there is enterprise grade and product grade. Devops best practices: The 5 methods you should adopt. • How to align test automation with agile and devops. InfoWorld explains monitoring in the age of devops. What is devops, exactly? If you’ve never heard those terms before, you’re not alone.

Release management strategies for agile development teams

Social, Agile and Transformation

Is release management part of your agile practice? Are you able to tell stakeholders target dates for your next application releases? agile planning agile software development cio DevOps it management software development software qaAre you tracking how often your teams hit these targets and which releases hit the targeted scope and quality? I’ve asked this question of many teams and hear various answers.

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Three Agile Management Practices for Driving Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

When I joined Businessweek ten years ago to lead their digital technology team, I was very surprised that they wanted to develop their own proprietary web applications. about me agile planning agile software development cio DevOps digital transformation innovation leadership product managementCould a magazine owned by a publisher mature a software development practice and deliver new customer experiences?

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Make Real Agile A Stepping Stone Towards Future-Fit Adaptability

Forrester's Customer Insights

Age of the Customer Agile Application Development & Delivery Change Management development & operations (DevOps) digital business financial services

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7 Prerequisites on Whether to Improve Deployment Frequencies with DevOps

Social, Agile and Transformation

When you’re making a production release of an application or service, it requires communication, additional testing, documentation, and other steps that go beyond the scope of what continuous. agile planning agile software development cio DevOps it management organizational change software development software qa

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Sysadmins: You're All Developers Now

Forrester IT

As you mature, you must focus on: Agile and Lean methodologies. In fact, the final evolution of this exchange is application and operations developers joining forces in a powerful mind-meld of talent. maybe this is why we call it DevOps). Read more Categories: Agile. Application Development Methodologies. Application Development Processes & Tools. Development & Operations (DevOps). application management.

How To Build A Sustainable, Future-Proof Agile Delivery Organization

Forrester's Customer Insights

Age of the Customer Application Development & Delivery CIO insights digital business Agile Agile + DevOps Technology InnovationAfter completing my computer science degree, I started working with Olivetti back in the ’80s.

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How devops practices prevent legacy platforms

Social, Agile and Transformation

Do you fully grasp the long-term business problem devops aims to solve? The alignment of dev and ops teams to build and deploy supportable applications. The monitoring that informs technologists of application issues before end users escalate them. agile software development cio cloud computing DevOps digital transformation it management software development software qaI'm going beyond the upfront benefits.

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The proof is in: Devops and cloud go great together

David Linthicum

Devops needs cloud, and the cloud needs devops. Well the ability to build applications at the “speed of need” that devops provides, if done properly, won’t have the value unless you have an agile platform like the cloud to deploy the applications on. In the same manner, the cloud needs fast and agile development, which devops provides. Devops best practices: The 5 methods you should adopt. • What is devops, exactly?

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Devops has moved out of the cloud

David Linthicum

Two application development and deployment trends are cloud game-changers: agile methodologies and devops. The vast majority of agile adopters report an improved ability to manage changing priorities; unsurprisingly, they are also ramping up the number of agile implementations in their organizations. Agile is important because it leads to the rise of devops, which provides more focus on continuous development, integration, and deployment.

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Cloud and devops empower users, developers alike

David Linthicum

The idea of devops is very simple. It automates the notion of agile, which provides the ability to remove the traditional latency around the application development lifecycle. The cloud provides more of an advantage for the devops model. Since the applications are centrally deployed and managed, they could change several times a day, adding both fixes and enhancements.

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5 Recommendations on Implementing DevOps CI/CD Pipelines

Social, Agile and Transformation

CI/CD is one of the key devops practices because it enables teams to align on development practices and ensure there is a consistent, reliable, and automated way to deliver applications to multiple compute environment. agile software development cio cloud computing DevOps it management software development software qa standards

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The DevOps Hypothesis Is Sound – Introducing The 2020 State of Modern Technology Operations survey

Forrester's Customer Insights

Age of the Customer Agile Application Development & Delivery development & operations (DevOps This year, I led my first custom survey research for Forrester, the 2020 State of Modern Technology Operations survey.

Who Owns DevOps???

Social, Agile and Transformation

An agile development team is humming along, maturing its practice, putting out regularly scheduled application releases, improving quality, and making business users happy. cio DevOps it management organizational change Then, something happens. Maybe the infrastructure needs an upgrade or needs to scale. Maybe there is a difficult to diagnose performance issue. Or maybe, the business and development teams are looking to deploy a new.

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3 Ways Digital Business Will Impact Application Leaders

CEB IT

This journey often starts with small, agile teams experimenting with new digital technologies until they reach a tipping point, where the focus shifts to delivering, scaling and harvesting the organization’s digital ambition. This shift brings significant changes that has implications for the application organization ,” says Dennis Gaughan , VP Analyst, Gartner. Read more: 5 Year Vision for Application Leaders. Digital Business IT Application Leaders digital transformation

How to Fix Bugs, Raise Team Happiness, and Improve Developer Productivity

Social, Agile and Transformation

DevOps helped dev and operational teams bridge a deep moat between the speed agile dev teams want to deliver releases and the site reliability, performance, and security charted to IT Ops and SREs. But are applications working better for end-users?

The Downside Of digital Labs For Financial Innovation

Forrester IT

The race to digital is heating up in financial services (FS) organizations; increasingly, the engine making this happen is Agile. Oliwia Berdak and I have just published twin reports -- one for eBusiness and channel strategy professionals, and one for AD&D leaders -- that share our findings on how FS organizations are trying to ramp up their digital innovation capabilities rapidly by leveraging Agile and other innovative models. DevOps. agile software development.

Digital Agility Gets a Boost with Identity Management

Fountainhead

(A version of this Blog originally published on Auth0 Blogs ) Apps are becoming componentized and API-based to facilitate reuse and agility; Identity management cloud services will help. "In Microservices allow the structuring of an application as a collection of loosely coupled services.

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Use Flow Analytics to Improve Visbility and Drive Agile Improvement

Smarter With Gartner

Yet, whether it is new application functionality or a new module on the company’s website, “status” isn’t always easy to know because of how work flows through an agile software development organization. Download eBook: Use Value Stream Metrics to Improve Agile Effectiveness.

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Cloud-native devops won’t work without test automation

David Linthicum

and you’re looking to complete a sprint to push out a net new cloud-native application. You make the deadline, but sending the application to the testing group takes two more weeks to push first to deployment and then to ops. Considering the time it took to develop the damn thing from idea to ops, agile development just is not … well … agile. It’s 8:00 p.m.,

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TSA taps Accenture for DevOps to make apps more agile

Tech Republic Data Center

Professional services company Accenture was recently awarded a contract by the TSA to help the government agency upgrade and maintain its enterprise applications

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How To Build A Sustainable, Future-Proof Agile Delivery Organization

Forrester's Customer Insights

Age of the Customer Application Development & Delivery CIO insights digital business Agile Agile + DevOps Technology InnovationAfter completing my computer science degree, I started working with Olivetti back in the eighties.

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Value Stream Management Tools Unlock Agile-Plus-DevOps’ Potential: Takeaways From The Forrester Wave™

Forrester's Customer Insights

Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders focusing on velocity and cadence are finding there’s more to software delivery than going fast. application development & delivery business value change management Information Technology technology-driven innovation

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Vendor-Side DevOps Practices Can Still Deliver Better Value While Client-Side Government Processes Catch Up

CTOvision

With the private sector making the cultural and technological shift to better DevOps practices, it was only a matter of time before private providers to government clients began to probe how DevOps practices can positively impact application delivery for DoD (and other) clients. where I was on an expert panel regarding accelerating application delivery in the government. Additionally, how one would deploy their application into these environments can vary greatly.

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Mainframe developers get boost from BMC acquisition of Compuware

Forrester's Customer Insights

application development & delivery development & operations (DevOps) digital transformation Agile + DevOps Agile at Scale DevOps MainframeDevOpsMarch 2, 2020 BMC acquires Compuware.

The Future of Operations: A Developer

Forrester IT

The management of your estate mandates that system administrators (sysadmins) quickly acquire skill sets common among Agile development and operations (DevOps) [ii] professionals. Back when I began in the industry, application code was opaque to computer operators (my original title, akin to modern-day systems administrators). DevOps. Development & Operations (DevOps).

DevOps for Oracle EBS: 5 Essential Capabilities to Look for in Your Next Product

Flexagon

Oracle’s E-Business Suite (EBS) is a powerful ERP/CRM/SCM application that provides options for configurations and customizations to meet a company’s needs. But it can quickly become a challenge to make ongoing changes, apply patches, and execute upgrades – let alone adopt new methodologies like agile and continuous delivery with a legacy system. The post DevOps for Oracle EBS: 5 Essential Capabilities to Look for in Your Next Product appeared first on Flexagon.