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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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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Welcome to 2017: The year of #DevOps

Forrester IT

We are eager to announce a beacon of light to help penetrate the post-holiday fog: Forrester's DevOps Benchmark Survey for 2017 is officially live! Led by myself and Researcher Elinor Klavens , this benchmark survey serves as the backbone for a large portion of our DevOps research, facilitating the identification and tracking of trends and supporting our research including predictions for the future. DevOps. Agile Automation BizDevOps DevOps IT Infrastructure cloud

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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? 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. Discover how to transform software development.

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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. DevOps.

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Barriers to enterprise adoption of DevOps

Computer Weekly

As enterprises join the continuous delivery movement, we look at some of the challenges to DevOps adoption

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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? agile software development cio cloud computing DevOps digital transformation it management software development software qaI'm going beyond the upfront benefits. The alignment of dev and ops teams to build and deploy supportable applications. The ability to release frequently and bring new features to market faster. The monitoring that informs technologists of application issues before end users escalate them.

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Can DevOps deliver on digital potential?

Computer Weekly

DevOps and agile methodologies are seen as key ingredients of digital initiatives. Computer Weekly looks at the management challenges

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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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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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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? Indeed, I’m rarely working on a cloud migration project that does not have a devops component.

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DevOps Has Reached “Escape Velocity”, CIO’s Need To Get Onboard!

Forrester IT

Leveraging practices such as Lean and Agile, smaller changes, automated pipelines and product centric teams, DevOps is transitioning from unicorns and small projects to company-wide initiatives. DevOps. Agile BizDevOps CIO DevOps DevOps2.0

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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”). From IDEs to test frameworks: Must-have devops tools for Windows admins. |

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DevOps and the Mainframe, A perfect match?

Forrester IT

Read more Categories: DevOps. DevOps I&O transformation IT Infrastructure Systems of innovation cloud digital disruptionDid someone forget to tell the mainframe it was irrelevant? For many years, the much lauded death of the mainframe has been espoused by many pundits. Many believed the end of the mainframe would be further accelerated with the rapid growth of cloud adoption.

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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. DevOps is both Dev and Ops.

DevOps and security

IT Toolbox

Newly qualified DevOps are generally unprepared for security-related issues

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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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DevOps in the public sector: Assessing the challenges and the benefits

Computer Weekly

Public sector IT leaders trying to transform the way their organisation works using DevOps talk about the challenges they face

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How to Drill DevOps into Your Organizational Culture

Information Week

Establishing the right culture will get your DevOps initiative off on the right foot

The right way to manage devops configurations in the cloud

David Linthicum

A common question from people setting up devops in the cloud is where to track configurations. You certainly have a vast array of technologies to help you track configurations, including configuration management (CM) tools such as Puppet , Chef , Ansible , and Cfengine. However, a more fundamental question is: Where should configurations exist? To read this article in full, please click here

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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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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. 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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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. DevOps.

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DevOps practitioners open up about enterprise adoption challenges

Computer Weekly

Ahead of next week’s DevOps Enterprise Summit in London, practitioners have warned enterprises to stop thinking of DevOps as something only Silicon Valley firms and startups can do successfully

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Unlock the cloud’s full value: Make devops mandatory

David Linthicum

Most people who are good with cloud technology are also good with devops. That’s not an accident: It’s impossible to get the full value out of cloud computing unless it’s done in the context of automated devops. Why is automated devops so important? Read the InfoWorld review: Chef 12 fires up devops. Download the Deep Dive: Monitoring in the age of devops. ]. That’s why cloud platforms were built with automated devops in mind.

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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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DevOps done right: Creating a collaborative and supportive business culture

Computer Weekly

Cultivating a supportive and collaborative business culture is considered central to getting DevOps to take hold in an organisation. We take a look at what this entails

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Effective Metrics Are Critical For DevOps and Agile Success

Forrester IT

DevOps. Agile Agile Testing BizDevOps DevOps IT Infrastructure Robert Stroud automated deployment automated testing cloud cloud computing metricsIn the days of old, not very long ago, release cycles were measured in years --organizations were using "on-time" and "on-budget" as the mantra for project efficacy. Business today is compelled to deliver business technology in cycles of hours, or days.

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DevOps largely failing to improve security, study shows

Computer Weekly

Despite the promise of improved application security, DevOps is failing to deliver due to some key barriers, an HPE study shows

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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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Who Owns DevOps???

Social, Agile and Transformation

cio DevOps it management organizational change An agile development team is humming along, maturing its practice, putting out regularly scheduled application releases, improving quality, and making business users happy. 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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Don't use cost savings to secure senior management DevOps buy-in, CIOs advised

Computer Weekly

IT leaders may find themselves unlikely to succeed by promising senior management DevOps-induced cost savings, according to PuppetConf panel

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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.

Devsecops: Add security to complete your devops process

David Linthicum

As seen in a recent DigiCert report, an overwhelming majority of companies believe that an integrated security and devops team makes sense. For years, I’ve been saying devops is really devsecops , and so have many others. What is devops? Also: InfoWorld explains monitoring in the age of devops. ]. In fact, 98 percent of survey 300 US respondents (a third from IT or security) are either planning to or have alreafy launched such an effort.

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