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. If You Create, You Develop - We're All Developers Now. DevOps. developer.

Why Agile Development Should Not Own DevOps

Social, Agile and Transformation

Thanks to Ramon Monteiro @ivisualize for developing this cool visual depicting my last post on The Key to aligning Agile Dev and Stable Ops to a Successful DevOps Transformation. While agile development teams continue to iterate and improve applications for the Business, and Ops insures that systems are stable and reliable, the CIO leads the entire IT organization through a DevOps transformation.

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Tooling up for DevOps

Computer Weekly

As organisations look to DevOps for continuous development, delivery and integration of business functions, careful control is crucial

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DevOps: From Unicorns to Mainstream

Forrester IT

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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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 advantage is that developers can make changes, then test, integrate, and deploy those changes automagically. The cloud provides more of an advantage for the devops model. While this kind of freedom and automation empowers developers, users also benefit.

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Five Ways to Justify your DevOps Investment

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In the case of DevOps, you'll have to invest in new practices, technologies and culture change in order to get the benefits. agile software development cio cloud computing DevOps digital transformation executive presentations innovation software qaNothing in life and business is free.

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Sysadmins: You're All Developers Now

Forrester IT

In the age of the customer, admins need to be just as dynamic as their developer brethren. In other words, you need to become a developer. While you will learn much of this from developers, you will also impress on them key sysadmin principles like standardization, dependability, and security. 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).

5 Ways to Improve Developer Productivity and Quality on Agile Development Teams

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Many leaders that are new to scaling agile ask me about measuring individual developer and tester productivity since most agile metrics such as velocity are aggregate measures around a team's performance. agile software development DevOps digital transformation it management leadership offshore development organizational change product management project management software development software qa

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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Developers lack skills needed for secure DevOps, survey shows

Computer Weekly

The growing demand for developers with security skills is outpacing supply, but a survey reveals that a lack of formal security education and training by employers is contributing to the growing skills gap

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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.

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5 Recommendations on Implementing DevOps CI/CD Pipelines

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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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10 ways to Enable QA in Agile and DevOps Teams

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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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Organizational DevOps – an Enterprise Contradiction

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Does your business structure help or hurt your DevOps move? “Organizational DevOps” is the enterprise level action for a DevOps strategy and tactics. There is a natural struggle when moving towards DevOps, but therein is the value. Operations or Development.

Doing cloud computing? You need devops, too

David Linthicum

I’ve gone from recommending that you should have devops to you must have devops. There are two fundamental reasons why cloud computing and devops are necessary complements. What is devops? Discover how to transform software development. Also: InfoWorld explains monitoring in the age of devops. ]. First, the public clouds are all about automation, and so is devops. At least, if a public cloud is in your future.

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DevOps for Oracle Apps: 10 E-Business Suite Development Tips

Flexagon

The most effective development processes are tailored to the company and product IT teams are working with. The most effective teams develop standardized processes that help reduce errors and speed up the software delivery lifecycle, while increasing efficiency for their specific product. DevOps spans people, process, and technology, and can be integrated into every IT. The post DevOps for Oracle Apps: 10 E-Business Suite Development Tips appeared first on Flexagon.

Driving an Agile and DevOps Culture that Delivers Business Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Thanks to the team at All Day DevOps for giving me the opportunity to speak about this critical topic on the intersection of agile, devops, culture and business transformation.

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DevOps, Invest For Velocity And Quality!

Forrester IT

DevOps provides your business leaders, enterprise architects, developers and I&O leaders a philosophy to achieve, not only the velocity that customers desire but also drive innovation and enforces quality. The company is undergoing a major digital transformation in which DevOps is a primary driver supporting their transformation. ING CIO Ron van Kemenade has initiated DevOps as the vehicle to aggressively support ING's evolving customer needs. DevOps.

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Agile Development is like Running a Restaurant Kitchen [Video]

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I had the opportunity to work with Infoworld on this video illustrating how agile development is a lot like running a restaurant. They also require some creativity and innovation when developing new menu items and adjusting ingredients based on what's. agile software development DevOps software developmentRestaurants requires operational excellence to deliver high quality meals, excellent service, and on time delivery to restaurant patrons.

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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. • How to align test automation with agile and devops.

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IT Career Options IT Pros Vs. DevOps Vs. Developers

Anoop

The post IT Career Options IT Pros Vs. DevOps Vs. Developers appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair. SCCM featured IT Career Options IT Pros Vs. DevOps Vs. DevelopersChoose a career which you love the most. I studied computer science and selected my job as IT Pro. I learned programming languages like Basic, Fortran, COBOL, and C. But, it was my choice to be an IT Pro and IT Admin.

At Build 2018, Microsoft Augments Developers With AI And Open Source

Forrester IT

Microsoft (MS) is making it easier for its huge worldwide development community, encompassing enterprises, partners, and single developers to infuse AI vision, speech, language processing and more in applications building. agile application development methodologies artificial intelligence (AI) Agile Agile+DevOps AI Cognitive Developers DevOps microsoft

DevOps/OpsDev: The Name Debate is Over

Perficient - Digital Transformation

DevOps was first introduced in 2008 as an extension of proper development, but shortly thereafter, “OpsDev” was on many of our minds. I believe the earliest mention of OpsDev was 2012 [Randy Clark in UK Business Computing World, “ DevOps or OpsDev? ”]. DevOps includes OpsDev.

The 3 big speed bumps to devops in the cloud

David Linthicum

Devops and cloud—both concepts are hot, for good reason. Let’s take a look at the current state of devops and cloud, and how they fit into today’s technology sets. Devops provides an approach and a group of technologies that help enterprise developers do a better, faster job of creating applications. It also eliminates the barriers between development and operations (thus the name “devops”). The InfoWorld review: Chef 12 fires up devops. ].

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Devops is essential to the cloud, and to its payoff

David Linthicum

The notion of devops means that you’re streamlining the movement of applications from the point of need to production. Of course, devops arose around the rise of cloud computing, and that’s no mystery. So, devops, fits well into that model considering that you’re consistently developing and deploying applications around the notion of continuous improvement. What is devops? Discover how to transform software development.

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DevOps and Hybrid Infrastructure Synergy

Cloud Musings

(This post first appeared in IBM's Point B and Beyond ) The definition of DevOps emphasizes collaboration and communication between software developers and other IT professionals while automating the software delivery and infrastructure change process.

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Developing a PaaS Migration Strategy

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Re-platforming applications includes lift-and-shift (containerizing) applications with minor changes, refactoring applications to adhere to twelve factor app guidelines and complete application rewrites to best leverage native cloud and DevOps.

Release management strategies for agile development teams

Social, Agile and Transformation

agile planning agile software development cio DevOps it management software development software qaIs release management part of your agile practice? Are you able to tell stakeholders target dates for your next application releases? Are 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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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. Or maybe, the business and development teams are looking to deploy a new. 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.

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Seize the Day! The Ops Role in DevOps Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Reviewing some of my latest DevOps posts. I''ve covered why DevOps is important, asked the question Who Owns DevOps and answered that the CIO needs to own transformation initiatives. In my last post, I stated that agile development teams should stick to owning the practices tied to Development like automating testing and standardizing deployments so that they stay aligned and focused on.

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Devops and cloud: Great together, great apart

David Linthicum

Devops strongly benefits many enterprises by encouraging more continuous development and deployment by bringing some operations capabilities to in-house programmers. It's easy to attribute the rise of devops directly to the rise of cloud computing. Thus, many enterprises are looking at devops as the path to their cloud strategy.

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Beyond devops: Embrace infrastructure as code

David Linthicum

There's something new on the horizon, taking the principles of devops to a new area. This is a hard turn from the old days of configuration management, with sys admins controlling the platforms on behalf of developers. Don't get left behind -- download the Devops Digital Spotlight , and learn all about the game-changer in app development and deployment. |

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33 Bad Behaviors of Agile Developers and IT Operations

Social, Agile and Transformation

agile software development cio DevOps it management organizational change software developmentI recently published 20 Bad Behaviors of Agile Product Owners and decided not to leave this subject one sided. In trying to improve the organizational culture and more specifically, the culture in IT, the CIO and IT leadership must consider, review, and improve on its own behaviors. So this week I'm itemizing some of the bad behaviors in IT.

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20 Bad Behaviors of Agile Development Product Owners

Social, Agile and Transformation

I've worked with some very strong Agile Product Owners, others that needed a lot of help transitioning from BRD centric waterfall product management, and others that have strong backgrounds in other product roles (product strategy, management, or marketing) and are new to agile product development. agile planning agile software development DevOps innovation it management organizational change product management project management

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Velocity Mandates DevOps And Continuous Deployment

Forrester IT

At Forrester, my colleagues and I (including the great Amy DeMartine ) developed our recent TechRadar™: Continuous Deployment, Q2 2016 which look at the the top use cases, business value, and outlook of the 12 top technologies engaged in in continuous deployment. DevOps. Agile DevOps IT Infrastructure cloud computing continuous deployment velocityToday's customers, products, business operations, and competitors are fundamentally digital.

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